On Saturday in Atlanta, the UFC 145 card is well underway. There are three fight in the books on the main PPV, which will be headlined by the big title match between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans.
The third match on the card featured Modesto native Michael McDonald getting the highest-profile match of his career, as he matched up in a featherweight bout against Miguel Torres.
After an extended feeling-out process, McDonald scored a flash knockout of Torres in the first round with a huge combination, including a final uppercut from a right hand that completely knocked out Torres. It was the ninth career win by knockout for McDonald. His record now improves to 4-0 in the UFC
The results of the main card thus far:
Lightweight bout: Mark Bocek vs. John Alessio
Bocek defeats Alessio via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Featherweight bout: Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin
Yagin defeated Hominick via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
Bantamweight bout: Miguel Torres vs. Michael McDonald
McDonald defeated Torres via knockout (punches) at 3:18 of Round 1.
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