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Highlights! Joe Pyfer smashes Gerald Meerschaert with early TKO | UFC 287

Joe Pyfer delivered in a big spot earlier tonight (Sat., April 8, 2023) at UFC 287 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Miami-Dade Arena in Miami, Fla., when “Bodybagz” stopped veteran middleweight Gerald Meerschaert with a first-round TKO (punches).

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Meerschaert stood his ground on the feet in the early going, but “GM3” still needed to get this fight to the ground. Unfortunately for him, Pyfer didn’t give him a chance to grapple. “Bodybagz” ended up clipping Meerschaert with a left hook along the cage. Meerschaert collapsed to the canvas and Pyfer followed up with heavy ground-and-pound. The referee had no choice but to step in.

Check out the full fight video highlights below:

Pyfer, 26, is now 2-0 inside of the Octagon after scoring a debut first-round knockout over Alen Amedovski last September. The Contender Series alum packs some serious power even a stacked middleweight division, but we’ll have to see if the rest of his game holds up against top 20 competition.

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