UFC 239: Jorge Masvidal KOs Ben Askren in Record Time
Jorge Masvidal promised he was going to harm Ben Askren at UFC 239, and "Gamebred" proceeded to KO "Funky" in record time.
Jorge Masvidal needed to score an emphatic, jaw-dropping win at UFC 239 in order to secure a title shot, and “Gamebred” may have done just that.
For his highly anticipated bout with Ben Askren, Masvidal charged out of the gates with a flying knee that blasted the decorated wrestler to the head as he changed levels. “Gamebred” landed a couple of shots after the fact but Askren was already out. The fight lasted just five seconds to make it the fast knockout in UFC history.
Askren was out for some time, but thankfully he was able to walk out of the cage with some assistance.
Here are the results so far for UFC 239, which is going down in Las Vegas.
Jorge Masvidal def. Ben Askren via KO (flying knee) R1, 0:05
Jan Blachowicz def. Luke Rockhold via KO (punches) R2, 1:39
Michael Chiesa def. Diego Sanchez via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Arnold Allen def. Gilbert Melendez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Marlon Vera def. Nohelin Hernandez via submission (rear-naked-choke) R2, 3:25
Claudia Gadelha def. Randa Markos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Song Yadong def. Alejandro Perez via KO (punch) R1, 2:04
Edmen Shahbazyan def. Jack Marshman via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 1:12
Chance Rencountre def. Ismail Naurdiev via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Julia Avila def. Pannie Kianzad via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)