UFC Vegas 59 Results: Terrance McKinney stops Erick Gonzalez in Round 1 (Video)

By Chris Taylor - August 6, 2022

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 59 main card is kicked off by a lightweight contest featuring Terrance McKinney taking on Erick Gonzalez.


McKinney (12-4 MMA) last competed back in March, where he suffered a first round TKO loss to Drew Dober. Prior to that setback, ‘T-Wrecks‘ had put together a five-fight winning streak which included two stoppage wins under the UFC banner.

As for Erick Gonzalez (14-6 MMA), ‘The Ghost Pepper’ will enter UFC Vegas 59 looking to bounce back from a knockout loss to Jim Miller in his promotional debut. Prior to that defeat, the California native was coming off back-to-back wins on the regional scene.

Round one begins and Terrance McKinney comes forward immediately. He lands a couple of hard hooks. Gonzalez avoids a kick and McKinney jumps on him again with more punches. A low kick from Gonzalez. McKinney lands hard counters. A big counter from Gonzalez wobbles McKinney. ‘T-Wrecks’ with a 1-2 and gets a power double as Gonzalez looks to counter. Erick Gonzalez with a couple up kicks. He attempts to scramble back up. McKinney jumps on his back as he stands. He the rear-naked choke in and taps Gonzalez out standing. Wow!


Official UFC Vegas 59 Result: Terrance McKinney def. Erick Gonzalez via submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 1

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