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Knockout! Watch Da Un Jung destroy Kennedy Nzechukwu with early elbows - UFC Vegas 42

Da Un Jung pushed his unbeaten streak to 15 fights earlier today (Sat., Nov. 13, 2021) at UFC Vegas 42 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, when the light heavyweight contender stopped Kennedy Nzechukwu via first-round knockout (elbows).

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Nzechukwu came out slow and it allowed Jung to start timing power hooks through the defense. After a few minutes of action Jung launched a short elbow inside that caught Nzechukwu on the side of the head. Nzechukwu was hurt and stumbled backwards. Jung pursued him and landed a few more elbows before the referee stepped in for the stoppage.

Check out the video highlights above courtesy of UFC/ESPN.

Jung, 27, is now 4-0-1 inside of the Octagon and looks like a sure bet to hit the top 15 in 2022. He’s got power in his hands and hasn’t lost since 2015 so his stock is surely on the rise.

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