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WSOF 29 results and highlights: Gaethje stops Foster with brutal leg kicks

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Justin Gaethje defended his WSOF lightweight title with a barrage of leg kicks that left Brian Foster unable to stand up.

For the 2nd time in as many events, a World Series of Fighting title defense ended with a leg kick stoppage. Bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes did it to Joe Barajas last month, and lightweight champ Justin Gaethje won the same way against Brian Foster in last night's main event.

As you can see in the video at the top of the page (or here if you're geoblocked), Gaethje just destroyed Foster's lead leg from the get-go and had him buckled with the penultimate kick of the fight. The last outside leg kick made Foster collapse and grimace in pain, forcing the referee to stop the contest inside of 2 minutes, befuddling Cecil Peoples and his "leg kicks don't win fights" beliefs. Gaethje improves to 16-0 and continues to be one of the most exciting fighters in all of MMA. What's next for the champ? He's interested in fighting Jason High, which I definitely would love to see.

The other must-see finish is Louis Taylor strangling the life out of Cory Devela in just 29 seconds with a standing guillotine choke. Zombie Prophet has the GIF of Devela going in for a takedown attempt, only for Taylor to grab a hold of his neck and then go into death choking mode.

Also of note, Danny Mainus (may or may not be pronounced as "My Anus") was flattened by a vicious knee thrown by Brandon Royval.

Here are the full results (via MMA Fighting):

Main card

Justin Gaethje def. Brian Foster via technical knockout (leg kick) (Round 1, 1:43)
Josh Copeland def. Mike Hayes via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Louis Taylor def. Cory Devela via submission (guillotine choke) (Round 1 ,0:29)
Kris Hokum def. Josh Cavan via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Preliminary card

Ian Heinisch def. Tyler Vogel via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
Josh Huber def. Clay Wimer via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Brandon Royval def. Danny Mainus via knockout (knee) (Round 1, 2:48)