In a record-setting performance, Kamaru Usman turned away the challenge of his former teammate Gilbert Burns via impressive TKO in the second round, check all the highlights below.
Kamaru Usman def Gilbert Burns via TKO (Punches) - Rd 3 0:34
After weathering an early storm from challenger Gilbert Burns, Kamaru Usman showed off a completely transformed style, and rallied to stop his former teammate in the 3rd round. Usman who has been defined by his forward pressure and his wrestling acumen, came out in this fight largely fighting on the back foot, and showing off a spectacular new jab. Usman's jab was his primary weapon in the fight, leading to him scoring two knockdowns with it, the second of which led to the finishing sequence of ground and pount.
UFC 258 takes place from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is headlined by a welterweight title fight between champion Kamaru Usman and challenger Gilbert Burns. Stay tuned to Fightful for all the action from the card.