Francis Ngannou needed just over a minute to take care of business on Saturday night.
The heavyweight knocked out Junior dos Santos in the first round of the main event at UFC Fight Night Minneapolis.
The victory marks Ngannou’s third straight first-round knockout. He was coming off wins over Curtis Blaydes and former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez.
Here’s the ending of the fight for U.S. viewers:
And for Canadian viewers:
The two fighters exchanged heavy kicks early in the bout before Ngannou countered a wild swing from Dos Santos, leading to the end of the fight.
After the fight, Ngannou said he wants a title shot, asking to be given the winner of Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic, who square off at UFC 241 on Aug. 17.
Ngannou (14-3) has now amassed a 9-2 record in the UFC, while Dos Santos drops to 21-6 with the loss.
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