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UFC Tampa: Niko Price KOs James Vick With Vicious Upkick

Niko Price returned to the win column tonight in jaw-dropping fashion, by taking out James Vick with an upkick at UFC Tampa.

Niko Price is known as being an unpredictable fighter, but few people, if any, could have predicted how he would take James Vick out tonight at UFC Tampa.

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Round one

Price tagged Vick with big right moments in, and not long after, Vick tripped to the mat. The latter got back to his feet, and in an ensuing scramble, Vick swept Price to the mat. As Vick tried to come down with a punch, Price blasted him to the face with a vicious upkick that KO’d the former lightweight instantly. Wow.

UFC Tampa results

Here are the results so far for UFC Tampa.

Niko Price def. James Vick via KO (upkick) R1, 1:44

Amanda Ribas def. Mackenzie Dern via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Matt Frevola def.  Luis Pena via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Eryk Anders def. Gerald Meerschaert via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Ryan Spann def. Devin Clark via submission (guillotine choke) R2, 2:01

Mike Davis def. Thomas Gifford via KO (punch) R3, 4:45

Alex Morono def. Max Griffin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)

Deiveson Figueiredo def. Tim Elliott via submission (guillotine choke) R1, 3:08

Marlon Vera def. Andre Ewell via TKO (elbows & punches) R3, 3:17

Miguel Baeza def. Hector Aldana via TKO (leg kicks and punches) R2, 2:32

Marvin Vettori def. Andrew Sanchez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

JJ Aldrich def. Lauren Mueller via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

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