Undefeated bantamweight fighters Thomas Almeida (21-1 MMA) and Cody Garbrandt (9-0 MMA) squared off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 88 tonight in Las Vegas.
Round one begins and these guys waste no time getting after it. Garbrandt with a flying knee attempt and then lands a right hand. Almeida misses with a left. Cody with a right hand and then a leg kick. Garbrandt with a quick right. Almeida fires back with a right hand of his own. Thomas lands another. Cody with a huge left hand. Almeida is rocked. Garbrandt with a one-two. Almeida seems to have gathered his senses. He presses forward. Huge right hand from Garbrandt. Almeida drops. Cody is all over him. This one is over.
Cody Garbrandt defeats Thomas Almeida via KO at 2:53 of round one