Cain Velasquez kicked off the landmark UFC 200 show with an impressive technical knockout win against Travis Browne. The former two-time UFC heavyweight champion dominated the entire affair and finished his opponent within the opening frame.
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R1: Browne counters a pair of low kicks from Velasquez with a sharp right counter to the face. Now a counter-knee to the body from Browne as Velasquez forces a clinch, and Velasquez returns the favor with a knee to the gut. Velasquez lands a few short lefts before disengaging. Outside low kick lands to the upper thigh for the former champ. Cain follows a cross/hook combo into the clinch but, again, backs off to reset.
Velasquez throws a spinning kick and dings Browne with a punch, then sends him sailing to the canvas with a right hand. Half guard for Velasquez with busy left hands to the face. Browne starts to turtle but a choke attempt prompts him to roll onto his back. Browne takes a knee but Velasquez knocks out his arm post. Browne gets back to his feet and manages to separate, just missing with a hard left hook. Velasquez misses with another spinning kick but scores with an uppercut and a knee to the body. Velasquez bowls Browne over with a combination of pressure, power and jack-hammer right hands, and Browne stays flat on his stomach as Velasquez unreels punches to the head. The ref jumps in.