UFC Fight for the Troops 3 results: Tim Kennedy knocks out Rafael Natal

Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports

In the main event of UFC Fight for the Troops 3, Tim Kennedy knocked out Rafael Natal late in the first round.

Tim Kennedy was in the main event of UFC Fight for the Troops 3 so he could entertain his fellow soldiers. And he definitely accomplished his goal. The former military member ate a few shots from opponent Rafael Natal over the course of the first round but only needed one to win the fight - a left hook that put Natal out and gave Kennedy the knockout victory. The finish came at 4:40 of round 1. It was actually ruled a TKO somehow, but Natal was on dream street.

There were kicks aplenty to open the fight, and Natale managed to score a few times with punches as well. Kennedy was missing a lot. Natal chopped Kennedy down with a kick but he popped right back up. Kennedy came back with a big body kick. Natal was probably getting the best of the round, but out of nowhere Kennedy clipped him with a leaping left hook and Sapo collapsed to the mat. Kennedy went in a finished the job as the crowd absolutely erupted.

The win improved Kennedy's UFC record to 2-0, while Natal had his three-fight winning streak brought to a halt.

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