Watch: Derrick Lewis TKO’s Rodrigo Nascimento

In tonight’s main event at UFC St. Louis, Derrick Lewis the King of KO’s, secured yet another stoppage victory. Despite finding himself in challenging ground positions in the first two rounds, Lewis staged a remarkable comeback in the third. A powerful right from “The Black Beast” early in the third round sent Rodrigo Nascimento sprawling to the mat. Lewis followed up with a barrage of ground and pound, prompting the referee to intervene and halt the contest.

Main Card:

  • Derrick Lewis def. Rodrigo Nascimento via third-round TKO (0:49) (live blog)
  • Joaquin Buckley def. Nursulton Ruziboev via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 29-27)
  • Carlos Ulberg def. Alonzo Menifield via first-round KO (0:12) 
  • Diego Ferreira def. Mateusz Rebecki via third-round TKO (4:51) 
  • Sean Woodson def. Alex Caceres via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
  • Waldo Cortes-Acosta def. Robelis Despaigne via unanimous decision 

Preliminary Card:

  • Chase Hooper def. Viacheslav Borshchev via sub (R2, 3:00)
  • Esteban Ribovics def. Terrance McKinney via first-round KO (0:37) 
  • Tabatha Ricci def. Tecia Pennington via split decision (29×28 x2, 28-29)
  • Trey Waters def. Billy Goff via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
  • Charles Johnson def. Jake Hadley via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
  • Veronica Hardy def. JJ Aldrich via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

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