Tuesday, December 6, 2022

UFC Rio Rancho Highlights: Brok Weaver Wins After Eating Illegal Knee Strike 

Brok Weaver vs. Kazula Vargas ended in a DQ. 

The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Rio Rancho event on Saturday night (February 15, 2020) from the that aired live on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. Vargas had him down and landed a blatant knee strike to the jaw of Weaver and that’s a wrap. Weaver wins by DQ. 

Peep the highlights of the fight courtesy of the UFC’s official Twitter account:

Weaver was on a seven-fight winning streak leading up to this fight including a win over Devin Smyth by decision last year on an episode of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. 

Vargas has gone 2-2 in his last four fights with wins over Danny Ramirez and Mike de la Torre under the Combate Americas banner. In his promotional debut, he dropped a decision loss to Alexa da Silva Coelho in August 2019. 

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