UFC Sacramento: Germaine de Randamie Promptly Stops Aspen Ladd, Debate Over Stoppage Begins
Germaine de Randamie needed less than 20 seconds to hand Aspen Ladd her first defeat, but the fight's will likely be scrutinized.
Germaine de Randamie ended her main event scrap with Aspen Ladd tonight in very quick fashion. But, don’t be surprised if the post-UFC Sacramento discussions include debates about the fight’s stoppage.
Ladd pressured right out of the gate as de Randamie looked to counter. As Ladd moved forward, de Randamie dropped her with a massive, overhand right. Referee Herb Dean immediately jumped in and waved off the fight; however, even though Ladd didn’t appear to be out.
Afterward, Ladd said she felt fine after being knocked down. All that aside, de Randamie has now won five straight.
Here are the complete results for UFC Sacramento.
Germain de Randamie def. Aspen Ladd via TKO (punch) R1, 0:16
Urijah Faber def. Ricky Simon via KO (punches) R1, 0:46
Josh Emmett def. Mirsad Bektić by TKO (punches) R1, 4:25
Karl Roberson def. Wellington Turman via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Marvin Vettori def. Cezar Ferreira via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
John Allan def. Mike Rodriguez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Andre Fili def. Sheymon Moraes via knockout (punches) R1, 3:07
Julianna Pena def. Nicco Montano via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Ryan Hall def. Darren Elkins via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Jonathan Martinez def. Liu Pingyuan via knockout (knee) R3, 3:54
Brianna Van Buren def. Livinha Souza via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Benito Lopez def. Vince Morales via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)