After split call over Arlosvki, Augusto Sakai was itching for fast KO at UFC Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Augusto Sakai beat Marcin Tybura with a first-round knockout Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 16 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Take a look inside the fight with Sakai, who won for the fifth straight time.

Result: Augusto Sakai def. Marcin Tybura via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:59

Updated records: Sakai (14-1-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC), Tybura (17-6 MMA, 4-5 UFC)

Key stat: Sakai had his fastest win in the UFC.

Sakai on the fight’s key moment

“I knew I could knock him out. It was a result of hard training with my coaches. I knew this would happen.”

Sakai on getting a long-awaited knockout

“I wanted to show off my power in the last fight, but I couldn’t manage my distance. But I got it done today. ”

Sakai on what he wants next

“I’m ready for whoever. We’ll see who the UFC wants to put me against. Step by step, I’ll get there.”

To hear more from Sakai, check out the video of the full post-fight interview above.

Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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