On the FOX Sports 1 preliminary card of UFC on FOX 11, Caio Magalhaes welcomed Luke Zachrich to the octagon in a middleweight match up. It was a long road to the UFC for Zachrich, who was on the season 7 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” and he was facing a tough test in Magalhaes in his debut.
Unfortunately for Zachrich, he was clearly outmatched and Magalhaes landed some brutal body shots that sent Zachrich retreating. Once Zachrich crumbled to the mat following a shot to the solar plexus, Magalhaes went for the kill and was able to earn the first-round TKO victory.
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Round 1: Zachrich came out on the attack early, but Magalhaes was countering with some brutal power shots. Despite taking the heavy shots, Zachrich continued to come forward but it proved to be a poor decision. Magalhaes landed some heavy shots to the body that forced Zachrich to crumble and Magalhaes piled out the ground-and-pound to immediately bring and end to the bout.
Result: Caio Magalhaes def. Luke Zachrich via TKO (punches) at 0:44, Round 1