Kevin Holland stops Anthony Hernandez early

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Middleweight Kevin Holland made fast work of Anthony Hernandez at UFC Jacksonville, completing him early in the first round with a barrage of strikes.

Kevin Holland beat Anthony Hernandez through TKO, Round 1– 0: 39 at UFC Jacksonville on Wednesday, May 16, 2020, live from the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.

Holland came out aggressive and instantly discovered a home for an elbow, followed by a set of knees to Hernandez’s belly, making the early finish.

“We were talking about it in the back before we even came out, like, go to the body, it’ll be over,” stated Holland instantly following the win.

Holland likewise required a battle with existing UFC welterweight Mickey Gall.

Here’s how the whole battle played out.

Round 1

Holland came out strongly with punches and straight kicks to the face ofHernandez After an exchange near the fence, Holland landed an elbow that landed flush to the temple ofHernandez Right away after that, Holland landed a knee to Hernandez’s body which stunnedHernandez Hernandez folded to his knees as Holland followed up with a barrage of strikes, triggering the referee to stop the battle.

This was Holland’s 6th bout with the UFC because making his advertising debut in August2018 He entered into this battle following a loss to Brendan Allen, however prior to that had won 3 in a row. With this win, the 27- years of age Holland enhances his expert record to 17 -5, and 4-2 in the UFC.

Hernandez pertained to this battle with a 1-1 UFC record after he had actually impressed on Dana White’s Competitor Series. He last combated in August 2019, getting his first UFC win over Jun Yong Park.

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