Alessio Di Chirico did the unthinkable after head kick KOing uber-highlight reel fighter Joaquin Buckley on the main card of UFC Fight Island 7.
Alessio Di Chirico def. Joaquin Buckley via TKO (2:12, R1)
Buckley was on the receiving end of a high degree of hype, and he was also on the receiving end of an early fight-ending knockout by Di Chirico. The winning fighter, who was on a three-fight losing streak, absolutely crumpled his highly-hyped opponent.
Buckley was riding a two-fight winning streak highlighted by arguably the single greatest knockout in UFC history: a second-round spinning back kick KO of Impa Kasangany on Fight Island in round two.
Punahele Soriano def. Dusko Todorovic via TKO (4:48, R1)
Soriano made up for the decision-filled preliminary card by kicking off the main card with a huge first-round KO.
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