UFC 129 Results Recap: John Makdessi vs Kyle Watson

UFC lightweight John Makdessi caught Kyle Watson with a perfect spinning backfist for the KO at 1:27 of the third round of their UFC 129 bout. It was the second fight of the night and was streamed on the UFC's Facebook page.

What was the high spot of this fight?

Makdessi's highlight reel spinning back fist is far and away the most notable moment of the fight. He's got to be cursing Steven Seagal for teaching Lyoto Machida an even more dramatic flying front snap kick that stole the $129,000 Knock Out of the Night bonus.

Where do these guys go from here?

The 25 year old Makdessi improves to 9-0, 2-0 in the UFC. He'll rapidly come to a cross-roads in his career where he can push for more money and higher caliber opponents or spend a little bit more time on the undercard of Canadian events improving his game against guys on the bottom rung of the UFC ladder.

Watson drops to 1-1 in the UFC. He's a veteran of The Ultimate Fighter so that might buy him another fight in the UFC, but as over-crowded as their roster is right now, don't be surprised if he gets his walking papers. 

Watch it now, later, or never?

Watch the spinning back fist now, but unless you're coaching someone who might have to fight Makdessi in the near future the rest of the fight is fast-forward city. 

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More UFC 129 Results and Analysis from Bloody Elbow after the jump.

 

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