UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Gaethje took place March 30 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Grab the video highlights below.
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Gaethje opens up with a series leg kick early as the audience begins chanting his name. Barboza responds with their or her own shouts as Gaethje ducks narrowly missed with a hook. Barboza actively seeks its high kick but Gaethje replies having a flurry, sending his competitor amazing backagain. Barboza is looking to live as Gaethje turns to the pressure. Barboza clinches upward but finds himself stuck against the fence. Gaethje connects with an uppercut and breaks loose.
Barboza connects with a lefthand. Gaethje bites down on his mouth bit and starts swinging violently. Barboza responds with their or her own flurry of violence until staggering Gaethje having a leg kick. Gaethje shows signs of damage as he unloads with a right hand hook to the jaw. Along with his opponents eyes turning into the back of his head, Gaethje rushes forward but is pushed off by the referee, giving him the knock-out success.
Official result: Justin Gaethje def. Edson Barboza through KO (punches) in 2:30 of Round Inch