Jordan Wright saved his unbeaten report intact on Saturday evening on the UFC Apex courtesy of a crushing victory over Ike Villanueva.
Though it took simply 91 seconds, the end got here after a brutal knee landed throughout a clinch and left Villanueva with a gap in his face which proceeded to gush blood.
Having already taken a spinning wheel kick to the face, the injury was evident when referee Jason Herzog known as a halt to the motion to let the physician study the reduce.
Because the blood cascaded out of his face and down onto the mat, it grew to become clear ‘Hurricane’ was unable to proceed.
The 36-year-old, who boasts a report of 16-11, was additionally defeated in his UFC debut again in Could towards Chase Sherman and located himself on the flawed finish of a late substitute swap.
Wright, who competed on Dana White’s Contender Collection, caught the attention together with his efficiency and impressed contemplating he needed to battle on the uncommon weight of 205lbs.
Nevertheless, the unbeaten American might be hoping to make an actual impression at middleweight within the not-so distant future.
“I’m a grasp of all ranges,” Wright mentioned about his dominant displaying in his UFC debut. “Whether or not it was out within the open or within the clinch, I knew that I had him.”