Eddie Gordon might have been the underdog, but everyone loves a good underdog story. The fight was quick as Gordon finishes Dhiego Lima in the first round to become the Ultimate Fighter season 19 Middleweight Champion.
Here is the play by play from this fight:
Round 1: Gordon is throwing some serious punches right off the bat. He lands a big right and Lima needs start protecting himself. Gordon lands a big right that drops Lima and he swarms all over him. Lima is in survival mode, but Gordon stays on him and the referee steps in for the stoppage. That was intense!
Result: Eddie Gordon def. Dhiego Lima via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:11.
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