This will be the most talked about fight from this event due to the referee stoppage. Read the play-by-play for more on that:
Round 1: Bedford with a double up jab, Gibson fires away, they clinch, now Bedford hits a flying knee, but Gibson hits a big uppercut and this one is over. The crowd boos and this is a horrible decision.
Result: ody Gibson def. Johnny Bedford via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:38
Cody Gibson has 4 knockouts, 3 submissions and 4 decision victories, he has been submitted twice and lost by decision twice.
Prior to joining the UFC he was on a six fight winning streak. He made his UFC debut against Aljamain Sterling and lost the fight at UFC 170 – Rousey vs. McMann on Feb / 22 / 2014.
Johnny Bedford has 7 knockouts, 8 submissions and 4 decision victories while he has been knocked out once, submitted nine times in his MMA career. In his four fights prior to joining the UFC he was 3-1. Since making his UFC debut he is 2-1-1. He made his UFC debut against which he won via TKO at UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale on Dec / 03 / 2011 and then beat Marcos Vinicius Borges Pancini via knockout at The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale on Dec / 15 / 2012.
He lost to Bryan Caraway via Guillotine Choke at UFC 159 – Jones vs. Sonnen on Apr / 27 / 2013 and then had a no contest against Rani Yahya at UFC Fight Night – Minotauro vs. Nelson on Apr / 11 / 2014.