UFC St. Petersburg: Sergei Pavolich Quickly Bombs Out Marcelo Golm

Sergei Pavlovich was looking for his first Octagon win today at UFC St. Petersburg, and the Russian heavyweight needed less than two minutes to put away Marcelo Golm.

Both heavyweights came out winging big shots, but Pavlovich did a better job slipping the punches. Moments later, Pavlovich stunned Golm with a right hook and then sent him to the deck with a booming uppercut.

It was a huge rebound performance for Pavlovich, after dropping his UFC debut to Alistair Overeem in November.

Here are the results so far for UFC St. Petersburg.

Sergei Pavlovich def. Marcelo Golm via KO (punches) R1, 1:06

Roxanne Modafferi def. Antonina Shevchenko via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Krzysztof Jotko def. Alen Amedovski via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)

Movsar Evloev def. SeungWoo Choi via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-26)

Sultan Aliev def. Keita Nakamura via unanimous decision (30-27, 20-27, 30-27)

Alexander Yakovlev def. Alex Da Silva via submission (guillotine choke) R2, 3:10

Shamil Abdurakhimov def. Marcin Tybura via TKO (punches) R2, 3:15

Michal Oleksiejczuk def. Gadzhimurad Antigulov via KO (punches) R1, 0:44

Magomed Mustafaev def. Rafael Fiziev via TKO (kick & punches) R1, 1:26

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