Francis Ngannou Earns A Superfast Win Over Cain Velasquez! UFC\u2019s official ESPN card debut is happening live from inside Talking Stick Resort & Casino in Phoenix, Arizona tonight (Sunday, February 17, 2019). The main event of the evening brings a very interesting 265-pound fight. The all-time best Cameroonian mixed martial artist Francis \u201cThe Predator\u201d Ngannou squares off against the former UFC Heavyweight king Cain Velasquez. The referee in charge for this contest is Jason Herzog. Round 1 Cain Velasquez lands a body kick, tries to shoot in but Francis Ngannou lands few quick punches and rocks him with a tremendous uppercut. It seems Cain hurt his knee. It looks like the match is over already. Cain turtles, and Ngannou pounds on him. The referee steps in! Check out the highlights below: https:\/\/twitter.com\/ufc\/status\/1097356974897782784 https:\/\/twitter.com\/ufc\/status\/1097358423400755201 https:\/\/twitter.com\/espnmma\/status\/1097357682795720704 https:\/\/twitter.com\/ufc\/status\/1097357602474717189 https:\/\/twitter.com\/ufc\/status\/1097358994522308608 https:\/\/twitter.com\/ufc\/status\/1097364627090894849 https:\/\/twitter.com\/ufc\/status\/1097364627090894849 Pros reaction: https:\/\/twitter.com\/ufc\/status\/1097357081944813571 https:\/\/twitter.com\/bullyb170\/status\/1097357290263531520 https:\/\/twitter.com\/Alistairovereem\/status\/1097363411980169216 Final result: Francis Ngannou defeats Cain Velasquez via KO (punches, 0:26, round 1) Francis Ngannou improves his score to 13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC, Cain Velasquez drops to 14-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC.