Damn…that was one of the strangest endings to a fight ever…
Going off like a 10-pound firework in Sweden was UFC Fight Night 109 this past Saturday. Many expected the main event to hold the card up, but what we got was a solid card, exciting from top to bottom.
One particular fight that wasn’t getting much heat was between welterweight prospects Nico Musoke and Bojan Velickovic. Both men have heavy hands and were needing a win after losing their most recent fights.
Bojan Makes Nico Do The Chicken Dance
After two close rounds, the fighters met in the middle of the octagon for the final frame. Lunging in during an exchange, hometown favorite Nico Musoke caught a flush punch to the face.
Resulting in one of the weirdest jelly leg, baby deer moments, Musoke did the chicken dance before getting finished on the mat.
Watch the replay courtesy of UFC on FOX on Youtube:
Getting the show off to a great start, Damir Hadzovic scored a dramatic KO win against heavy favorite Marcin Held. Losing on all the scorecards, Hadzovic needed to do something big in round three.
Right off the bat Held went for a takedown, and then it happened. Hadzovic launched a powerful knee that connected. The sound was something like a baseball home run. Commentator Dan Hardy could hardly contain his excitement.
Watch the brutal knockout here:
— UFC Fight Pass (@UFCFightPass) 28 May 2017
Gustafsson Wrecks Teixeira
With the light-heavyweight title picture taking shape again, both men needed the win in Sweden. When the moment came to be, it was the hometown hero Gustafsson who showed up to win.
Teixeira proved tough, pushing ‘The Mauler’ for five rounds, but Gus was simply on fire. Numerous combos, with an uppercut as the main weapon, dropped GT. The finish came in the fifth, and was a savage walk-away knockout.
Watch as Gustafsson beats on Teixeira like the Brazilian owed him money:
UFC Fight Night 109 Results
205 lbs.: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira — Gustafsson def. Teixeira by KO (punches) at 1:07 of Round Five
205 lbs.: Misha Cirkunov vs. Volkan Oezdemir — Oezdemir def. Cirkunov by KO (punch) at 0:28 of Round One
170 lbs.: Ben Saunders vs. Peter Sobotta — Sobotta def. Saunders by TKO (knee and punches) at 2:29 of Round Two
170 lbs.: Omari Akhmedov vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan — Akhmedov def. Alhassan by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
170 lbs.: Oliver Enkamp vs. Nordine Taleb — Taleb def. Enkamp by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
185 lbs.: Jack Hermansson vs. Alex Nicholson — Hermansson def. Nicholson by TKO (punches and elbows) at 2:00 of Round One
135 lbs.: Pedro Munhoz vs. Damian Stasiak — Munhoz def. Stasiak by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
185 lbs.: Chris Camozzi vs. Trevor Smith — Smith def. Camozzi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26 x2)
155 lbs.: Joaquim Silva vs. Reza Madadi — Silva def. Madadi by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
170 lbs.: Nico Musoke vs. Bojan Velickovic — Velickovic def. Musoke by TKO (punches) at 4:37 of Round Three
170 lbs.: Jessin Ayari vs. Darren Till — Till def. Ayari by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-27)
155 lbs.: Damir Hadzovic vs. Marcin Held — Hadzovic def. Held by KO (knee) at 0:07 of Round Three