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UFC Copenhagen results and video: Mark O. Madsen overwhelms, stops Danilo Belluardo in 72 seconds

The UFC Copenhagen co-main event was not very competitive.

Job well done for Mark O. Madsen in his first UFC fight.

The Danish wrestler and 2016 Olympic silver medalist received co-main event honors for the UFC Copenhagen card, and he delivered what the fans wanted to see. It took him barely over a minute to dispatch Italian lightweight Danilo Belluardo by TKO to improve to 9-0 in his MMA career.

It took only 40 seconds for Madsen to complete a body lock takedown on Belluardo, much to the crowd’s delight. Madsen dropped down some elbows and punches for a solid half-minute, with Belluardo unable to defend. He was covering up and not really fighting back, so the referee showed mercy and stopped the fight.

Official result: Mark O. Madsen def. Danilo Belluardo by TKO (strikes) at 1:12 of round 1

That’s the third TKO win of Madsen’s career and it was about as trouble-free as you could get. Belluardo drops to 0-2 inside the Octagon, both defeats by TKO.