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Alex Caceres knocks Julian Erosa out with head kick early at UFC Vegas 66

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to us tonight, December 17, 2022, for the final promotional event of the year, UFC Vegas 66.

Headlining the event is a middleweight matchup between no. 3 ranked former title challenger Jared Cannonier (15-6) and no. 7 ranked Sean Strickland (25-4), and it is to be co-headlined by a lightweight bout showcasing no. 9 ranked Arman Tsarukyan (18-3) and no. 12 ranked Damir Ismagulov (25-1).

Coming in the middle of the main card tonight was a featherweight contest between Alex Caceres (19-13) and Julian Erosa (28-9). Caceres was riding a five-fight win streak going into his latest appearance, where he was defeated by Sodiq Yusuff, bringing him to 5-1 in his last six, while Erosa, following a 1-4 stretch through his first two stints with the UFC, has gone 5-1 in his third stint since returning to the big show in 2020.

Continue reading to see how this featherweight contest went down:

Official Result: Alex Caceres def. Julian Erosa via KO (head kick & punches) at 3:04 of round one

Both talents are looking elusive early on, with Cacares trying to keep the distance with his kicks, and Erosa trying to get his boxing going. Caceres beings a punch combination midway through the opening round and follows it with a kick that drops Erosa on the spot.

A few follow up punches is all it took and Caceres is back on the winning track at UFC Vegas 66.

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