UFC Kansas City event was co-headlined by a featherweight matchup featuring Edson Barboza taking on Billy Quarantillo.
Edson Barboza (23-11 MMA) had entered the contest looking to snap a two-fight losing skid. The feared Brazilian striker had suffered a unanimous decision loss to Bryce Mitchell in his most previous Octagon appearance.
Meanwhile, Billy Quarantillo (17-5 MMA) had last competed at December’s UFC 282 event, where he scored a second-round TKO victory over Alexander Hernandez.
Tonight’s UFC Kansas City main event resulted in another highlight reel knockout for Edson Barboza. The Brazilian striker connect with a nasty knee that sent ‘Billy Q’ crashing to the canvas midway through the opening round.
Official UFC Kansas City Result: Edson Barboza def. Billy Quarantillo via KO (knee) in Round 1
Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Barboza vs. Quarantillo‘ below:
Post-fight reactions to Edson Barboza defeating Billy Quarantillo at UFC Kansas City:
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