Kennedy Nzechukwu Hands Ion Cutelaba 3rd Straight Loss With Vicious TKO – UFC Vegas 65 Results (Highlights)

"African Savage" rebounded from a tough first round to dispatch "The Hulk" in round two

Ion Cutelaba
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Having dropped two of his last bouts in a row, Ion Cutelaba went into the fight against Kennedy Nzechukwu looking to get back on the winning column at UFC Vegas 65.

UFC Vegas 65: Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Ion Cutelaba

Round 1

Nzechukwu opens with a jab attempt. Cutelaba with an inside leg kick. Cutelaba stuns him with a right hook and follows up with big shots. Cutelaba grapples with him off the fence and gets a nice uppercut through. Kennedy slowly turned to face Cutelaba. Cutelaba gets him to the mat with a trip and gets into mount. Cutelaba gets him up against the fence. Cutelaba with a side throw to get another takedown. Cutelaba is trying to lock his arm in for a crucifix but loses it. Now Nzechukwu has him off the cage trying to take him down. Cutelaba setting up a Kimura. Mean foot stops from Cutelaba.

Round 2

Nzechukwu comes out with a 1-2. Cutelaba with a strong inside kick. Wild hook miss by Cutelaba. Kennedy lands a nice shot. Kennedy counters with a huge knee when Cutelaba rushed in. Kennedy goes for another knee and another. Cutelaba is hurt here.


Official Result: Kennedy Nzechukwu defeats Ion Cutelaba via TKO (R2, 1:02).

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Published on November 19, 2022 at 6:31 pm
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