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Jairzinho Rozenstruik knocks out Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 28

Jairzinho Rozenstruik achieved an important victory against Augusto Sakai in the main event at UFC Vegas 28. Rozenstruik got back on the winning track with a TKO over Sakai in the final second of the first round. Jairzinho reminded the world that he has power in his hands and that he is a patient fighter waiting for his moment.
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Jairzinho Rozenstruik stops Augusto Sakai in first round of UFC bout

Jairzinho Rozenstruik stopped Augusto Sakai with one second remaining in the first round of their main event heavyweight bout Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Rozenstruik recorded the TKO by punches at 4:59. “As soon as I heard the (10-second) clock — tock, tock, tock — I faked...

UFC Fight Night results, highlights: Jairzinho Rozenstruik scores first-round knockout of Augusto Sakai

Very little happened for nearly the entirety of the opening round in Saturday's UFC Fight Night main event between Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Augusto Sakai. But heavyweights -- especially those with Rozenstruik's heavy hands -- only need one moment to change a fight. That's exactly what happened when Rozenstruik connected with a left hand that set up a finishing flurry with just one second left in the first round.
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Jairzinho Rozenstruik TKOs Augusto Sakai With One Second Remaining In First Round – UFC Vegas 28 Results (Highlights)

A heavyweight collision between Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Augusto Sakai features in the main event of UFC Vegas 28 taking place now (Sat, June 5, 2021) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sakai partially lands with a body kick but receives a leg kick from Rozenstruik in response. Not a lot of action since as Sakai continues to circle around Rozenstruik who remains in the center of the Octagon. Sakai connects with a leg kick. He lands another but Rozenstruik lands a counter body shot. Rozentruik gets another body shot in the bank. Rozenstruik catches a leg kick and nearly connects with a right hand. Sakai is backed up against the fence but manages to create space. Sakai misses a big right hook. Both fighters starting to throw more now but overall, an uneventful round with a minute to go. Rozenstruik attempts a combination but doesn’t land all his strikes. Rozenstruik manages to drop him with a few seconds left and gets the TKO win with just a second remaining!
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Jairzinho Rozenstruik reacts after KO win over Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 28: “Today, nothing could hold me back”

UFC heavyweight Jairzinho Rozenstruik reacted after his KO win over Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 28, saying “Today, nothing could hold me back.”. Rozenstruik knocked out Sakai in the first round of the UFC Vegas 28 main event to get back into the win column following a lackluster decision loss to Ciryl Gane his last time out. The fight between Rozenstruik and Sakai was low output through the early goings of the first round, but Rozenstruik exploded near the end of the first stanza and was able to clip Sakai and finish him with punches with just one second left in the round. Overall, it was an impressive victory for Rozenstruik and it earned him a $50,000 post-fight bonus award.
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Jairzinho Rozenstruik delivers vicious last-second knockout against Augusto Sakai in UFC Vegas 28 main event

It doesn’t take much for Jairzinho Rozenstruik to put anybody’s lights out and Augusto Sakai learned that the hard way in the UFC Vegas 28 main event. With a knockout on his mind, Rozenstruik was stalking Sakai for the better part of five minutes before finally trapping the Brazilian against the cage and that’s when he unleashed a well-timed left hand followed by a brutal overhand right that put his opponent down on the mat in a heap. Rozenstruik finished Sakai one punch later after he came crashing down with a hammer fist that had referee Herb Dean waving off the fight with just one second remaining in the opening round.
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Augusto Sakai releases statement following KO loss to Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Vegas 28: “My heart is broken, but physically I’m okay”

UFC heavyweight Augusto Sakai released a statement following his KO loss to Jairzinho Rozenstruik at Saturday night’s UFC Vegas 28 event. Sakai and Rozenstruik was a Pick ’em fight at the sportsbooks, but it turned out to be a blowout win for Rozenstruik after he knocked Sakai out with one second left to go in the first of five scheduled rounds. For Sakai, this is his second straight loss in the Octagon after getting stopped by former UFC fighter Alistair Overeem in his last outing. This loss to Rozenstruik was Sakai’s opportunity to emerge as a legitimate title contender in the UFC heavyweight division, but following the KO loss, it’s back to the drawing board for him.
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UFC Vegas 28 Results: Jairzinho Rozenstruik KO’s Augusto Sakai (Video)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 28 event is headlined by a heavyweight bout between perennial division contenders Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Augusto Sakai. Rozenstruik (11-2 MMA) will enter tonight’s headliner looking to rebound from his recent unanimous decision loss to Ciryl Gane. Prior to that setback, ‘Bigi Boy’ was coming off a second round TKO victory over former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos.

UFC Vegas 28 betting odds: Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Augusto Sakai at pick’em lines

It’s fight day for UFC Vegas 28, which is happening from the promotion’s APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Heavyweights will grace the main event when the #6 rated, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, gets it on with the #9 rated, Augusto Sakai. Bloody Elbow is here with the betting lines for this collision of big men, as well as for the rest of the UFC Vegas 28 lineup.

UFC Vegas 28 live blog: Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Augusto Sakai

This is the UFC Vegas 28 live blog for Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Augusto Sakai, the heavyweight headliner for Saturday’s fight card at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Rozenstruik is the No. 6 ranked fighter in the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. After an aggressive ascent in his early octagon career, with four straight knockout wins, he has struggled against top-tier fighters. A quick knockout loss to current champ Francis Ngannou took him out of the immediate title run, and after a rebound against Junior Dos Santos, he was outpointed by Ciryl Gane in his most recent appearance in February.
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UFC Vegas 28 results: Jairzinho Rozenstruik TKO’s Augusto Sakai in another buzzer-beating finish

The top of the UFC Vegas 28 billing was the setting where the promotion’s #6 rated heavyweight, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, TKO’d the #9 rated, Augusto Sakai, with just one-second left in the first round. The bulk of the fight happened at a bit of a reserved pace, but as soon as there was 10-seconds to go in the round, Rozenstruik unleashed a smooth flurry of punches that floored Sakai. A couple of ground strikes sealed the deal as the referee stepped in with just a single second left on the clock... again! He also dusted Alistair Overeem back in 2019 with just four-seconds to go in the fifth frame. ‘Ten-seconds to go Rozenstruik’ just might become an MMA mythological creature.