UFC Fight Night 38 is finally upon us, and we have an exciting card to look forward to. In the main event of the evening former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Shogun Rua, takes on former two division Pride champion, Dan Henderson, in a rematch of their thrilling UFC 139 battle.
Before the two legends square off in the main event, the UFC has an intriguing set of matchups lined up on the preliminary card. Below you will find coverage of the exclusive Fight Pass prelims. There was originally set to be two bouts on the Fight Pass prelims, but after Will Chope vs Diego Brandao was scrapped, the Light Heavyweight bout between Hans Stringer and Francimar Barroso was moved to the Fox Sports 1 prelims.
Noad Lahat vs Godofredo Pepey
Pepey came out swinging to start off the fight and clipped Lahat early. Lahat was able to get Pepey’s back standing momentarily, but Pepey shrugged him off. After some exchanges in the clinch, they met back in the center of the cage. Pepey dropped Lahat momentarily with a big right hand. A few moments later Pepey uncorked an incredible flying knee that landing directly on Lahat’s chin, knocking him out. Incredible KO to start off the night
Official Decision: Godofredo Pepey defeats Noad Lahat by KO (Flying knee) Round 1 (2:39)