Former NFL player Greg Hardy continued his professional mixed martial arts career over the weekend with another dominant victory. On Saturday, Sept. 29, Hardy faced off against Rasheem Jones at XFN 352.
When it was all said and done, Hardy needed just 53 seconds to knock his opponent unconscious.
With the win, Hardy advances to 3-0 as a pro. During his amateur career, the former Carolina Panther and Dallas Cowboy also racked up a 3-0 record. A video of Hardy’s reaction to the big win was shared on social media by the official UFC Fight Pass Twitter account.
53 seconds. pic.twitter.com/cLQIkXj4pL
— UFC FIGHT PASS (@UFCFightPass) September 30, 2018
Hardy is currently under contract with the UFC. After appearing on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, Hardy signed a developmental contract with the mixed martial arts promotion.
Here is a full look at his finish:
— Joe p (@Joey_Purg) September 30, 2018
In Hardy’s first professional bout, he was able to dispatch of fellow former NFL player Austen Lane in just 57 seconds at Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series – Season 2, Episode 1. He followed up that performance with a 17-second knockout of Tebaris Gordon at Dana White’s Tuesday Night contender Series – Season 2, Episode 8.
Hardy’s three amateur fights took just 32 seconds, 14, seconds, and 96 seconds.
It appears that it is only a matter of time until we see Greg Hardy joining the official UFC roster to attempt a run in the heavyweight division.