Marlon Moraes scored one of the most vicious knockouts of the year over the weekend at UFC Fight Night 123 at Save Mart Arena in Fresno, Calif.
The vicious knockout came courtesy of a perfectly placed left knee in the opening round.
With the win, Moraes not only threw his hat into the mix for knockout of the year but he put the entire bantamweight division on notice as a real contender. It was the second straight victory inside of the Octagon for the Brazilian.
Sterling was taken from the cage on a stretcher.
You can watch the vicious knockout below:
The good news is that despite the scare Sterling is perfectly healthy.
Moraes wished Sterling well immediately following the bout.
That’s nothing but class in victory.