UFC 227 results: TJ Dillashaw emphatically KO's Cody Garbrandt to end rivalry


I think the right LCL probably happened in the second or third round - I remember we were scrambling, and I maybe shot and he kind of like pushed me over and I landed on my right knee and I was like, I heard the pop and I was like "Oh, there goes the right LCL, fantastic".

In the evening's first upset of the main card, Henry Cejudo defeated Demetrious Johnson for the UFC flyweight championship.

Cejudo will make his second bid for the UFC flyweight title pegged as a +350 underdog on the UFC 227 odds after picking up wins in his past two outings, including a second-round TKO win over Wilson Reis last September at UFC Edmonton that earned him his first Performance of the Night bonus since joining the UFC in 2014. In the end, it was Dillashaw who scored a first-round TKO victory.

Dillashaw didn't relent, unleashing another quick flurry before landing a handsome knee from the Thai clinch flush on Garbrandt's chin before referee Dean mercifully called a halt to proceedings.

"I most definitely did [shock the world]", Cejudo said.

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His form has been noticed in the England camp, however. "Absolutely, it is a huge series". The former southpaw batsman said that India has a good chance of winning the series.

The dramatic victory for Cejudo throws chaos to the sport's pound-for-pound rankings as Johnson, 31, entered not just as the universally renown best fighter in the sport but among a shortlist of those in contention for G.O.A.T. status. He now trains out of Los Angeles. When Dillashaw was told of Cejudo's challenge, he replied: "Henry Cejudo!" I want to fight the victor at 135 pounds and I deserve it. Demetrious Johnson didn't go up and they don't have to come down.

The first time Cejudo and Johnson met, in 2016, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist ran into a buzzsaw.

Dillashaw, who had previously been linked to a potential superfight with Johnson, said he was "disappointed" that Johnson lost Saturday.

"He's a very dominant champion", Dillashaw said. The knee press inevitably took the wind out of his opponent and before long Dean had little recourse but to call the fight with Garnbrandt in a defenseless position going forward. "Cody was going to come out thinking I was gonna throw kicks and move around, take it easy - but I know he doesn't have a chin". I love this game.

Garbrandt, a native of Uhrichsville, Ohio, went undefeated for four years before suffering his first loss to Dillashaw.