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Knockout! Watch Bruno Silva brutally stop Wellington Turman in debut - UFC Vegas 29

Middleweight prospect Bruno Silva lived up to the hype earlier tonight (Sat., June 19, 2021) at UFC Vegas 29 live on ESPN2/ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, when the Octagon newcomer stopped Wellington Turman via first-round knockout (punches).

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Turman was able to tap into his own gameplan early and back Silva up along the cage with some good grappling and takedown attempts. Silva remained calm and worked his way into top control during a transition to the ground. At that point, the Brazilian newcomer unloaded powerful and precise punches to put Turman to sleep.

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

This is exactly what fight fans were expecting to see when Silva’s long-awaited UFC debut was finally booked. The talented middleweight clearly has power for days and didn’t even get to throw strikes on his feet. We can only imagine what that will look like when “Blindado” steps back inside of the Octagon.

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