Ryan Spann looked better than ever earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 13, 2021) at UFC Vegas 21 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, when “Superman” delivered the biggest win of his career by ending Misha Cirkunov via first-round TKO (punches).
Cirkunov looked solid in the early going having not fought since Sept. 2019, but all Spann needed was one clean right hand to change the whole fight. He landed the punch and Cirkunov tumbled to the canvas. Spann let Cirkunov back up and proceeded to batter him at will. Cirkunov crashed to the canvas again and Spann followed suit for the finishing touches.
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Despite a knockout loss to Johnny Walker in his last Octagon appearance this win over Cirkunov is likely to land Spann close to the light heavyweight top 10. Spann is now 5-1 overall in UFC competition and possesses the size and finishing ability to run with anyone in the division. We’ll have to wait and see how UFC handles “Superman” moving forward.
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