TUF Nations winner Chad Laprise was able to score a first-round TKO victory over Thibault Gouti in the featured bout of the UFC on FOX 21 prelims.
Laprise landed a beautiful counter right hand that sent Gouti crashing to the floor and then quickly pounded on his opponent with ground strikes forcing the referee to step in and stop the action.
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Laprise apologized for missing weight (159-pounds) in his post-fight interview and stated that he plans to move up to welterweight in his next bout.
Laprise TKO’s Gouti at 1:36 of round 1