Max Griffin solely discovered simply hours earlier than UFC Vegas 22 began that he can be serving because the co-main occasion however he undoubtedly made probably the most of that chance.
Following a back-and-forth begin to the battle, Griffin blasted Music Kenan with a straight proper hand down the center after which adopted with two extra punches that completely flattened the Chinese language welterweight and despatched him face first to the canvas. Music was out earlier than he even hit the ground because the referee rushed into cease the competition with the tip coming at 2:20 into the opening spherical.
“I really feel nice. I had a gang of enjoyable,” Griffin stated after practically being delivered to tears after studying he can be the co-main occasion. “I needed to maintain within the feelings. I’m a star and the world’s going to see it. It doesn’t get greater than this.”
Griffin got here sprinting out of the gate, throwing huge, heavy photographs as if he wished that spotlight reel end underneath the highlight in Las Vegas. At first, Music was capable of climate the storm as he averted most of Griffin’s offense earlier than firing again together with his personal counter punches from the skin.
The aggressive assault didn’t cease as Griffin continued to pursue Music throughout the octagon, first working from clinch after which shifting ahead with highly effective combos.
That’s when Griffin stepped into a wonderfully timed proper hand thrown straight on the chin and Music was instantly on wobbly legs. The subsequent two punches thrown ended the battle with Griffin clipping Music with a left hand after which placing him down and out with the proper.
Griffin celebrated his handiwork whereas incomes his second consecutive end within the UFC however he wasted no time turning his consideration in direction of a prime 15 opponent with hopes of competing once more in Might.
“I heard that they’re going to Houston. The UFC’s going to Houston,” Griffin stated when referencing UFC 262. “He’s my boy however Geoff Neal, he’s from Texas. That may be lit.”