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Watch: UFC 218 Result, Eddie Alvarez KO Justin Gaethje In A Tremendous Brawl

Watch: UFC 218 Result, Eddie Alvarez KO Justin Gaethje In A Tremendous Brawl

A lightweight scrap between former champion Eddie Alvarez on surging contender Justin Gaethje took place on tonight’s UFC 218 main card from Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.

In the opening frame, both foes fire off heavy low kicks to start. Alvarez lands an uppercut. Gaethje comes forward but misses with a right hand over the top. Alvarez connected with an uppercut. “The Highlight” kept going to the leg kicks. Alvarez lost his balance a bit from another stiff leg kick. Alvarez attempts a wild flip kick and the horn sounds to end frame one.

Gaethje lands a low kick. Alvarez returns fire with a pair of left hooks that land. Alvarez once again goes to the body. Justin lands a nice jab up the middle. The pound and ground continue from both opponents. A high kick from Alvarez closes out round two.

Eddie Alvarez finished Justin Gaethje with a flush knee in the third round, after a crazy back-and-forth affair.

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