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UFC on FOX 23 video highlights: Jorge Masvidal stuns ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in Denver

Watch Jorge Masvidal take out top 5 welterweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in his own backyard.

Jorge Masvidal and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone put on for the Denver crowd in the UFC on FOX 23 co-main event. “Cowboy” worked his kicks to the legs and body early on, but it was Masvidal who landed the big shot at the end of the first round that dropped Cerrone. Masvidal blitz Cerrone with ground strikes, but Herb Dean stepped in just as the round expired. The second stanza did not last very long as Masvidal landed another big right hand that dropped “Cowboy.” Cerrone was able to scramble to his feet but Masvidal started to rip to the body, forcing the referee to call the standing TKO. This was a huge win for Jorge Masvidal and should earn him another top 10 opponent in his next outing.

Watch Jorge Masvidal stop “Cowboy” in his own backyard:

Check out Tim Burke's play-by-play of round 2 of Jorge Masvidal vs. Donald Cerrone:

Round 2 - Masvidal coming forward with aggression on a still-wobbled Cerrone. Cerrone is weathering the storm though. Masvidal working the body. Strong jab. Masvidal knocks him down again! Cerrone's up but Masvidal is still beating him up! IT'S OVER! WOW!

Jorge Masvidal defeated Donald Cerrone by TKO (strikes), 1:00 of round 2

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