UFC Fighters react to Derek Brunson slaying “The Dragon” in Round 1

By Chris Taylor - October 28, 2017

Derek Brunson silenced the crowd in Sao Paulo after slaying “The Dragon” Lyoto Machida in round one of their event headlining scrap.

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Machida looked sharp in the early moments of the fight but eventually Brunson was able to find a home for his devastating left hand which sent Lyoto crashing to the canvas.

Brunson would follow up with some brutal ground and pound that put “The Dragon” to sleep.

Here is how the pros reacted to Derek Brunson’s huge win at UFC Fight Night 119:

Get the full Machida vs Brunson fight recap below:

Round one begins and Brunson attempts to take the center of the octagon. He fires off a low kick that misses. Machida circles but Brunson catches him with an inside low kick. Lyoto misses with a high kick attempt. Brunson lands another low kick. Machida responds with a straight left. Brunson charges forward but his punches don’t find a home. Both men fire off low kicks. Machida lands a counter left hook. He circles but Brunson catches him with a left hand. Machida is hurt. More shots from Brunson and Machida hits the deck. Big shots from the top by Brunson and Machida is out cold! WOW!

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