Justin Gaethje came back to his senses last night (Sat., Aug. 25, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 135 live on FOX Sports 1 from inside Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska, when he ended his two-fight losing streak and knocked out streaking lightweight contender James Vick with one single punch.
Vick opened up the main event clash by attacking Gaethje’s body with hard kicks. Gaethje stomached the damage and continued to press inside. Once the distance was closed, ‘Highlight” blasted Vick with a huge right hand that instantly stopped “Texecutioner” in his tracks. An insurance left hand by Gaethje put Vick into a deeper sleep.
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With this performance, Gaethje shakes off previous knockout losses to Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez, while locking down his second Octagon finish. The 29-year-old will be even a tougher out moving forward if he can continue to attack opponents with patience and precision.
This should get fun.
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