Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone continued his assault on the UFC’s welterweight division at last night’s UFC 206 event in Toronto, Canada, by scoring a third-round knockout victory over perennial division contender Matt Brown.
“Cowboy” was able to catch Brown with a devastating head kick early in round-three that sent “The Immortal” crashing to the floor.
Following his fourth-consecutive stoppage victory at 170-pounds, Cerrone called for a fight with top welterweight contender Demian Maia for the UFC Denver event which is just around the corner.
In the above video, Cerrone discusses his performance at UFC 206 and why he would like a quick turnaround to fight Demian Maia in Denver.
Get the full play-by-play from UFC 206’s Cerrone vs. Brown fight below:
Round one begins and Brown starts off applying pressure early. Cerrone with a combination. Cerrone with a body kick and then a high kick and Brown looks to be in trouble. Matt swings a combination that misses. He is still the aggressor but eats a nasty leg kick. Brown with a nice combination. He follows that up with a right hand. Cerrone fires back with a leg kick and then a left. Brown continues to stalk him here. He connects with a hard kick to the body of Cowboy. Cerrone with a jab and then a hard leg kick. Cerrone goes upstairs and rocks Brown with a head kick. Somehow Brown stays on his feet. That was nasty. Matt continues to press forward but Donald is connects with a pair of jabs. Brown charges forward with a big combination and lands it. He lands a huge left to the body. Cerrone charges forward and takes Brown to the floor. He ends up in a tight triangle choke. This is deep. Cerrone pulls out but is now in an armbar. Brown cannot secure the submission. They get back up and Brown lands a nice right before the horn.
Round two begins and the fighters start trading shots early. Brown with a very crisp jab, He drops Cerrone with a right hand. Donald pops back up but eats another solid combo from Brown. Matt is chasing after him here. He lands a right and then a left. Cowboy with a high kick and then a right hand that drops Brown. Matt pops back up and lands a hard elbow. Cowboy lands a right over the top and then another. This fight is intense. Brown goes upstairs with a high kick that partially lands. Cerrone has Matt bloodied up. He lands a hard right. Brown eats it and returns fire with one of his own. Cerrone replies with a body shot and then a jab. Brown circles and lands a right hand. The fighters trade rights. Brown lands another. Matt charges forward but Cowboy connects with some nasty body shots that keep him at bay. Brown misses with a spinning round house kick to end round two.
Round three begins and Brown charges forward and lands a takedown. Cowboy springs back up and lands a left hand. He follows up with a right that stuns Brown. Cowboy goes upstairs with a head kick that floors Brown. This one is over!