The Battle Island motion continues to ship for UFC followers with Sunday’s card getting off to a blistering begin.

In a card headlined by a blockbuster showdown between Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung, it was a Nurmagomedov who stole the limelight early.

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Stated Nurmagomedov went up towards Mark Striegl to kick off the motion and within the blink of a watch, it was throughout.

Striegl had by no means as soon as been knocked out in 21 fights, that spanned over his 11 yr preventing profession. That every one modified on Sunday.

From the opening bell, Nurmagomedov was aggressive and charged at his opponent earlier than touchdown the devastating left hook that dropped Striegl.

Striegl desperately grabbed onto the leg of Nurmagomedov however monster punches rained down and it wasn’t lengthy earlier than the referee stepped in to convey the combat to an finish.

“Stated Nurmagomedov kicks off an enormous night time in fight sports activities in type. Wow. Drops Mark Striegl with a counter left hand mainly whereas he’s falling backwards, that was loopy. Sub-minute KO,” ESPN’s Brett Okamoto stated.

“Mark Striegl had by no means been knocked out in 21 bouts spanning 11+ years. Stated Nurmagomedov destroyed him in lower than a minute. Brutal KO,” MMA reporter Robert Sargent wrote.

“Wow. Stated Nurmagomedov simply brutalised Mark Striegl with some nasty floor and pound.

Emphatic end,” MMA Combating reporter Damon Martin wrote.

GROUND AND POUND RECORD SMASHED

Jun Yong Park simply etched his identify into the UFC file books in his combat towards John Phillips.

The demolition job noticed him land 258 floor strikes, surpassing the earlier three-round UFC file of 251. Set by Matt Riddle again in 2009.

UFC FIGHT ISLAND 6 MAIN CARD

Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung

Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jéssica Andrade

Jimmy Crute vs. Modestas Bukauskas

Claudio Silva vs. James Krause

Thomas Almeida vs. Jonathan Martinez

PRELIMINARY CARD

Mateusz Gamrot vs. Guram Kutateladze

Gillian Robertson def. Poliana Botelho by unanimous resolution (29-28, 29-27 x2)

Jun Yong Park def. John Phillips by unanimous resolution (30-25 x3)

Fares Ziam def. Jamie Mullarkey by unanimous resolution (29-28 x3)

Maxim Grishin def. Gadzhimurad Antigulov by TKO (punches) at 4:58 of spherical 2

Stated Nurmagomedov def. Mark Striegl by TKO (punches) at 0:51 of spherical 1

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