UFC 239 play-by-play for the main card welterweight matchup between Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren.
Jorge Masvidal (33-13) looks to hand Ben Askren (19-0) his first-ever career defeat in this highly anticipated fight. Masvidal enters this fight after his brilliant second-round knockout victory against Darren Till in March.
Askren is a former Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder and is now potentially just one win away from fighting Kamaru Usman for the UFC Welterweight Championship.
Read on for our UFC 239 play-by-play and results for Masvidal vs. Askren.
Jorge Masvidal vs. Ben Askren play-by-play
Jorge Masvidal storms out and immediately throws a flying knee. It connects and Ben Askren falls. He’s out. It’s all over in like two seconds.
Masvidal finishes up with some extra shots and referee Jason Herzog steps in to stop the bout. Masvidal drops down and starts talking trash.
Jorge Masvidal def. Ben Askren via knockout (flying knee) – R1, 0:05
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