UFC Denver outcomes: Yair Rodriguez defeats Chan Sung Jung with spectacular KO with one second left | MMA

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It was an elbow that slept “The Korean Zombie” … and it got here simply in time.

Yair Rodriguez defied the percentages at UFC Combat Evening 139 by knocking Chan Sung Jung out with one second left within the battle when he linked on a brief proper elbow that despatched “The Korean Zombie” crashing face first to the canvas early Sunday morning.

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The scintillating KO tied the UFC document for the newest end. 

The fifth and last spherical started with Jung and Rodriguez bloody, battered and bruised. But, they continued to face in the midst of the Octagon and commerce heavy punches and kicks. In a novel second, Rodriguez and Jung touched gloves with 10 seconds remaining as a nod of respect to one another for the struggle that that they had for practically 5 rounds. However simply when it appeared just like the bout being selected judges’ scorecards was a formality, Rodriguez ducked below Jung’s left hand and caught him with a devastating elbow from probably the most distinctive angles you may ever see. It was lights out for Jung earlier than he even hit the canvas. How Rodriguez was in a position to generate that form of energy with a brief elbow was nothing in need of spectacular.

Had the battle gone to the scorecards, Jung would have possible edged Rodriguez out. It is superb to assume that Rodriguez was in a position to produce that form of end after not preventing since Might 2017.

Donald Cerrone submits Mike Perry to interrupt UFC data

Donald Cerrone defeated Mike Perry by submission (armbar) at 4:46 of the primary spherical in the course of the co-main occasion. With the win, Cerrone broke the UFC document for many wins, with 21, passing George St-Pierre and Michael Bisping. He additionally broke the document for many finishes, with 15, to surpass Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort.

Perry got here proper out and swung a heavy overhand proper that missed by a mile. After stufifng three takedowns, Perry scored certainly one of his personal. Moments later, Cerrone caught Perry in a triangle choke, however Perry lifted Cerrone within the air. Cerrone stayed calm and flipped Perry over into an armbar. Realizing Cerrone had it cinched in deep, Perry shortly tapped out. 

Different outcomes from the primary card

Germaine de Randamie def. Raquel Pennington by unanimous choice (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Beneil Dariush def. Thiago Moises by way of unanimous choice (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)

Maycee Barber def. Hannah Cifers by second-round TKO

Mike Trizano def. Luis Pena by way of break up choice (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)

Undercard outcomes

Ashley Yoder def. Amanda Cooper by way of break up choice (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

Bobby Moffett def. Chas Skelly by second-round TKO 

Davi Ramos def. John Gunther by way of first-round submission (RNC) 

Devonte Smith def. Julian Erosa by first-round KO

Eric Shelton def. Joseph Morales by way of break up choice (29-28, 27-30, 30-27)

Mark de la Rosa def. Joby Sanchez by break up choice (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)





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