UFC Minneapolis: Francis Ngannou Quickly Takes Out Junior dos Santos

Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou didn’t fight beyond the 60-second mark in his last two fights, and while he did so tonight at UFC Minneapolis, the slugger quickly took out Junior dos Santos.

Ngannou fired in a couple of hard leg kicks early in the bout, but JDS returned fire with the same technique. Moments later, Ngannou cracked JDS with a right hook that sent the former champ to the floor. After Ngannou landed another couple of shots from above, the fight was stopped. Another, quick win for the feared slugger.

Following Ngannou’s win, the contender called for the winner of the upcoming, August 17th bout between heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic.

Here are the complete results for UFC Minneapolis.

Francis Ngannou def. Junior Dos Santos via TKO (punches) R1, 1:11
Joseph Benavidez def. Jussier Formiga via TKO (strikes) R2, 4:47
Demian Maia def. Anthony Rocco Martin via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
Vinc Pichel def. Roosevelt Roberts via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Drew Dober def. Marco Polo Reyes via KO (punches) R1, 1:07
Alonzo Menifield def. Paul Craig via KO (punches) R1, 3:19
Ricardo Ramos def. Journey Newson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Eryk Anders def. Vinicius Moreira via KO (punches) R1, 1:18
Jared Gordon def. Dan Moret via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Dalcha Lungiambula def. Dequan Townsend via TKO (strikes) R3, 0:42
Amanda Ribas def. Emily Whitmire via submission (rear-naked-choke) R2, 2:10
Maurice Greene def. Junior Albini via TKO (punches) R1, 3:38

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