Jared Cannonier knocks out Derek Brunson! – Coaches throws in the towel

The corner saw enough

By defeating Derek Brunson at UFC 271 on Saturday, Jared Cannonier may have finally secured the title shot that has eluded him thus far in his career. He screamed at Dana White during post fight interview demanding the a title shot after his impressive performance!

Cannonier (15-5 MMA, 8-5 UFC) climbed over the hump with a second-round knockout over Brunson (23-8 MMA, 14-6 UFC) in a bout many considered as the table-setter for the next middleweight contender after falling short in title eliminators twice previously.At 4:29, the bout was stopped by a brutal flurry of elbows.

UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 – Full Fight Card

Main Card

  • Israel Adesanya def. Robert Whittaker via decision
  • Tai Tuivasa def. Derrick Lewis via KO
  • Jared Cannonier def. Derek Brunson via KO
  • Renato Moicano def. Alexander Hernandez via submission
  • Bobby Green def. Nasrat Haqparast via decision

Prelims

  • Andrei Arlovski def. Jared Vanderaa via decision
  • Casey O’Neill def. Roxanne Modafferi via decision (split)
  • Kyler Phillips def. Marcelo Rojo via submission
  • Carlos Ulberg def. Fabio Cherant via decision

Early Prelims

  • Ronnie Lawrence def. Leomana Martinez via decision
  • Jacob Malkoun def. via decision
  • Douglas Silva de Andrade def. Sergey Morozov via submission
  • Jeremiah Wells def. Mike Mathetha via submission
  • Maxim Grishin def. William Knight via decision

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