SMITH vs RUAComing in on short notice to replace Volkan Oezdemir, Anthony Smith took advantage of his UFC Hamburg main event opportunity, knocking out former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in the first round at Barclaycard Arena.The win follows another first-round knockout of a former UFC champ, as the surging Smith finished Rashad Evans at UFC 225 in June.

Back-to-Back former LHW champs for @LionheartSmith ..#UFCHamburg pic.twitter.com/gSyjpJ6trk
— UFC (@ufc) July 22, 2018

Smith was accurate with his striking early, and it only got worse for Ru … Read the Full Article Here