Ige (15-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) needed just 22 seconds to place Gavin Tucker (13-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) out cold in their highlighted featherweight in Las Vegas. The major KO let 󈬢K” stay up to his nickname with a $50,000 post-combat reward. Following three determination wins and a loss to Calvin Kattar, it was Ige’s first reward in nearly two decades, when he experienced a 77-second submission of Danny Henry.
It most likely could not have arrive at a improved time for him, either, due to the fact his spouse is about to give delivery to a newborn boy. But now Ige has a little something else to be happy about: a rise in the 145-pound rankings.
Ige went into UFC Battle Night 187 as the No. 11 fighter in the United states Today Sports activities/MMA Junkie featherweight rankings. But how considerably did he climb with his bonus-winning KO? Check out the new featherweight checklist, as nicely as all the other divisions, in the fall-down menu above.