The UFC Norfolk co-main event saw Diego Sanchez and Matt Brown face off, and the finish was amazing. Unfortunately, a technical glitch meant that TV viewers missed it initially. Once they finally came back and showed the replay...wow. All it took was one huge elbow from Brown, and Sanchez was unconscious.
Here’s video of the finish.
Here’s my play-by-play of the fight.
Round 1 - Sanchez charges across the cage, lands a right, and looks for a takedown. Brown fights it off but Diego won’t let go. Couple of knees from Brown. Brown finally separates and he stalks. Left from Diego. Sanchez is cut already. Sanchez scoops a single but can’t get anything. Left from Brown. Sanchez charges forward with a combo. In on another single and Brown just pulled it away. Outside leg kick from Brown. Body kick from Sanchez gets caught and Brown lands an elbow. Sanchez lands a body kick and it hurts Brown. He recovers quickly though. Brown with a knee. Brown caught a kick and...the feed changed. Diego got knocked out! But we didn’t see the knockout. That was very weird.
Okay, they’re showing the replay now. Brown landed a massive elbow over the top and clean KO’d Diego.
Matt Brown defeated Diego Sanchez by KO (Elbow), 3:44 of round 1