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Bellator 284 Results: Aaron Jeffery KO’s Austin Vanderford in Round 1 (Video)

Aaron Jeffery stepped up on short notice to fight former title challenger Austin Vanderford on the main card of tonight’s Bellator 284 event.

Jeffery (13-3 MMA), a former CFFC middleweight champion, had made his Bellator debut back in June, scoring a second-round TKO victory over Fabio Aguiar.

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After Anthony Adams was forced to withdraw from his slated bout with Austin Vanderford (11-2 MMA) one week ago, Aaron Jeffery quickly jumped at the opportunity to serve as a short notice replacement.

That move paid dividends, as Jeffery needed just 85 seconds to finish the former Bellator middleweight title challenger.

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Jeffery connected with a big right hand and proceeded to finish Vanderford on the ground with punches.

Check out the impressive finish below via Bellator’s official Twitter:

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The loss marked Austin Vanderford’s second in a row, as he was previously stopped by Gegard Mousasi in the same 85-second timeframe at Bellator 275. Prior to his recent skid, ‘Mr. VanZant‘ had strung together eleven straight victories.

As for Aaron Jeffery, the former CFFC champ is now a perfect 2-0 under the Bellator MMA banner. Prior to making his promotional debut, the Canadian suffered two setbacks onย Dana Whiteโ€™s Contender Series, losing to Brendan Allen in 2019 and Caio Borralho in September 2021.

This article appeared first on BJPENN.COM
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