Brutal Left Hand By Jan Blachowicz, Luke Rockhold Is Knocked Out!
UFC 239 PPV (pay-per-view) event is going live now (Saturday, July 6, 2019) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Welcome to the 205-pound bout between the former KSW Light Heavyweight kingpin Jan “Prince of Cieszyn” Blachowicz and the ex-Strikeforce and UFC Middleweight king Luke Rockhold. The referee is Herb Dean. Here we go!
No glove touch. Rockhold kicks off with few great body kicks. Wow, Rockhold presses Jan against the cage early on. Takedown attempt, stuffed. Blachowicz gets up.
Rockhold controls his left leg. The crowd starts to boo, common Herb do something! Elbow Jan. Left hook Jan. Left high kick blocked. Rockhold misses again.
Good low kicks Blachowicz. Jan neutralizes Rockhold’s kicks well. Good punch Jan. Spinning back kick Rockhold. Great punches and high kick Blachowicz, but the buzzard ends the round!!! 10-9 Blachowicz I think.
Two strong punches Rockhold. Low kick Jan. And another one. Rockhold presses him against the fence. Wow, what a devastating knockout, this strike landed heavily!!! That’s it, the referee stops the contest, Rockhold kept his hands down, and he was knocked out! Brutal finish by Jan Blachowicz. Superb left hand for a highlight finish!
Final Result: Jan Blachowicz KO’s Luke Rockhold (punch, round 2, 1:39)
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Jan Blachowicz improves the score to 24-8 MMA, 6-5 UFC, Luke Rockhold drops to 16-5 MMA, 6-4 UFC.