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UFC Vegas 25: Giga Chikadze drops Cub Swanson with nasty liver kick in the first round (Video)

Giga Chikadze continues rise with the first-round TKO of Cub Swanson

Giga Chikadze has now won eight straight and is a perfect 6-0 in the UFC, as he needed just 63 seconds to put away the veteran Cub Swanson in the co-main event of UFC Vegas 25.

Chikadze quickly landed a kick to the liver of Swanson, causing Swanson to buckle down to the canvas in pain.

Chikadze then landed a couple of follow-up shots before the referee stepped in and waved off the fight.

Giga Chikadze continues to impress, scoring a second straight finish in his win over Cub Swanson at UFC Vegas 25

Following the fight, Chikadze called out former featherweight champ Max Holloway, saying it would be an honor to fight him. Chikadze added that if Holloway doesn’t want the fight and prefers waiting for another title shot, then he wants to face Calvin Kattar — the man Holloway beat in January.

UFC Vegas 25 takes place on Saturday, May 1, 2021, live from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided who is on-site for all your live news and highlights.