The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is hosting an entertaining night of fights inside the Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Canada on Saturday night, Dec. 16, as UFC on FOX 26 is currently taking place. Now the fight card has reached the co-main event of the night, as Ricardo Lamas and Team Alpha Male’s Josh Emmett are entering the octagon for a featherweight war.
Emmett opened up the fight at a brisk pace, sticking Lamas with a tough leg kick. The two UFC fighters traded shots in the center of the octagon, as Emmett continued to pepper his opponent with some tough power shots.
Halfway through the round, Emmett continued to control the pace of the fight. But, Lamas countered Emmett’s shots with strong strikes of his own.
In the final minute of the match up’s first round, Emmett stunned the Winnipeg crowd with a hook that stuck Lamas straight in the face, sending the fighter to the canvas for the end of the fight.
UFC Results: Josh Emmett def. Ricardo Lamas via knockout in round one
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