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Knockout! Watch Marcin Prachnio destroy Ike Villanueva with nasty liver kick - UFC Vegas 30

Light heavyweight contender Marcin Prachnio added another finish to his record earlier today (Sat., June 26, 2021) at UFC Vegas 30 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, when he stopped battle-tested veteran Ike Villanueva via second-round TKO (body kick).

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This was not an easy win for Prachnio by any stretch of the imagination. Villanueva landed a brutal upper cut in the early going that stunned Prachnio and left him with a badly bruised left eye. Prachnio kept busy, though, landing leg kicks in bunches and combinations from range on a slowed Villanueva. In the second, Prachnio switched stances and launched a perfectly-timed body kick that caught Villanueva right in the liver. Villanueva fell to the canvas like a sack of potatoes and the finish followed.

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

After losing his first three trips to the Octagon Prachnio has now won his last two UFC appearances. This was his first finish as a member of the roster, but Prachnio was ending fights like this way before he ever came to the UFC. Hopefully this is a sign of things to come and the Polish fighter can finally settle in at light heavyweight.

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