Watch Anthony Smith vs. Shogun Rua full fight video highlights from UFC Hamburg’s main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Smith took place July 22 at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (25-11) faced off against Anthony Smith (30-13) in the night’s main event, which aired live on FOX Sports 1. Catch the video highlights below.
For more on Smith vs. Rua, check out the play-by-play courtesy of MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew.
Round 1: Marc Goddard is the third man in the octagon for this light heavyweight main event. Shogun comes out and takes the center of the cage while Smith stays on the outside and lands some leg kicks. “Lionheart” lands a front kick to the face and then catches Shogun with a right hand to the temple that has the former champion rocked! Shogun is stumbling and Smith is pouring on the shots as Rua is back up against the cage. A huge elbow from Smith turns the lights out on Shogun who is slumped against the fence unconscious. Anthony Smith is for real!
UFC Hamburg results: Anthony Smith def. Shogun Rua via KO (strikes) at 1:29 of R1