UFC Vegas 38 results: Douglas Silva de Andrade KO video vs Gaetano Pirrello
Fight fans could barely believe their eyes when they saw a UFC star sent airborne by his rival’s savage blow that quickly ended the bout.
Douglas Silva de Andrade knocked Gaetano Pirrello clean off his feet with a stunning KO at today’s UFC event in Las Vegas.
The Brazilian landed a savage left hand as Pirrello attempted a leg kick in the first round, sending his rival into the air before tumbling down onto the canvas. Andrade pounced and dropped a couple of more punches but it was clear Pirrello’s day was over and the referee jumped in to call off the fight.
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Andrade celebrated by doing two flips off the top of the Octagon — nearly collecting Pirrello, who lay on the ground being treated by medics, as he stumbled back after the second display of acrobatics.
UFC fans were in awe of the knockout blow and flocked to social media to say as much.
Robbie Glover tweeted: “Woah, that was an incredible KO.”
Fighter Tatiana Suarez wrote: “OMG. I can’t!”
Fellow MMA star Diana Belbita added: “What a BOMB!!”
Combat sports journalist Simon Samano said: “Andrade knocked him off his feet and on his a** — literally. What a visual.”
There were plenty of other violent finishes on the undercard. Stephanie Edgar scored a second round TKO over Shanna Young while Jamie Mullarkey pulled off an impressive comeback to achieve the same result in his fight against Devonte Smith.
UFC Vegas 38 Results
Jamie Mullarkey defeated Devonte Smith via TKO (R2, 2:51)
Douglas Silva de Andrade defeated Gaetano Pirrello via KO (R1, 2:04)
Stephanie Egger defeated Shanna Young via TKO (R2, 2:22)
Alejandro Perez defeated Johnny Eduardo via submission (R2, 4:13)