Despite seeming gassed, Ryan Bader pulled out a knockout of UFC veteran light heavyweight of Keith Jardine at 2:10 of the third round.
Bader easily controlled the first round, with effective wrestling and punch combos, but that didn't fly in the second round. Jardine's kick, which was effective in previous wins, did some damage in the second round.
Bader was starting to look tired as he entered the third round. That changed when Bader threw a flying right knee that hit Jardine's chest and followed up with a left hook that made Jardine slump to the ground.
This extends Bader's undefeated record to 11-0, while Jardine falls to 15-7-1. This is Jardine's third loss in a row.
- Keith Jardine
- Ryan Bader