PARIS – Benoit Saint-Denis wanted war at UFC Fight Night 226, and he got it.
Saint-Denis (12-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) slugged it out with Thiago Moises (17-7 MMA, 6-5 UFC) in their lightweight bout, bloodying up the Brazilian before swarming him with punches to score the TKO win at the 4:44 mark of Round 2 on Saturday at Accor Arena.
Check out the replay of Saint-Denis’ finish below (via Twitter):
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Saint-Denis continued to impress since dropping down to lightweight, notching his fourth-straight finish. He proceeded to call out the loser of Rafael Fiziev vs. Mateusz Gamrot, and vowed to bring the title to Paris.
Up-to-the-minute results of UFC Fight Night 226 include:
Benoit Saint-Denis def. Thiago Moises via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:44
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