By Mike Bohn |
March 27, 2021 10: 30 pm
Jamie Mullarkey promised no longer to let his third UFC wrestle be made up our minds by the judges, and he higher than lived up to that with a 46-second finish.
Mullarkey (13-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) opened Saturday’s UFC 260 main card on pay-per-see at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas with a brief knockout of Khama Distinguished (16-8 MMA, 2-2 UFC), putting him in the promotion’s win column for the first time.
The lightweights opened the wrestle with striking exchanges, and prior to they would possibly perchance perchance well even catch warmed up, Mullarkey planted a excellent shot all over Distinguished’s chin. Distinguished face-planted into the canvas.
CASHIN’ CHECKS 🤑
🇦🇺 @Jamie_Mullarkey opens the PPV with a BANG!
— UFC (@ufc) March 28, 2021
The win used to be the first since May maybe 2019 for Australia’s Mullarkey. He gave credit to “The Final Fighter” winner Ross Pearson for the boxing that obtained the job done, and acknowledged he knew when he landed on Distinguished, the wrestle would be over.
“That’s a cry out to Ross Pearson, my man support dwelling. As soon as I hit the hook, it by no procedure does feel find it irresistible hit him no longer easy enough, however I saw his eyes lag ever-so-reasonably of, and I obtained the finish.”