The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) provided fight fans around the world with another intense night of mixed martial arts over the weekend. With the fight card now in the books, the time has come to take a look back at one of the night’s most intense finishes.
The highly anticipated fight card of UFC 225 took place inside the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, June 9. Just before the live pay-per-view main card, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Alistair Overeem faced off against Curtis Blaydes in the featured prelim of the night.
Blaydes brought a bloody end to the fight within the final round, having rained down elbows from the canvas that split open Overeem’s head. Check out a replay of the moment within the video provided below: