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Dana White: Sage Northcutt looked ‘unbelievable’ in UFC 192 debut

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Sage Northcutt passed his first UFC test with flying colors. The 19-year-old karate phenom smashed through Francisco Trevino in just 57 seconds at UFC 192 on Saturday night, backing up the hype with a highlight-reel performance in front of his hometown fans in Houston, TX.
“He looked unbelievable,” UFC President Dana White said on FOX Sports 1. “I love that Trevino was saying, ‘I’m going to smash this hype train.’ [Trevino was] 12-1, and Sage looked unbelievable tonight. The crowd went crazy. It was a really fun fight.”
Northcutt received a surge of attention in the lead-up to his UFC debut, and ultimately that attention proved to be justified. The young lightweight blitzed Trevino from the opening bell, trapping Trevino along the fence and unloading punches on his wobbled foe. Northcutt then changed levels and dumped Trevino to the canvas, capping his debut off with a furious volley of strikes to push his undefeated record to 6-0.
“Just being in the UFC environment and being in front of the thousands of people who were out there watching, it’s everything that I’ve dreamed of, everything that I’ve imagined, and everything that I’ve thought of,” Northcutt said at Saturday’s post-fight press conference. “I visualized it ….View original article