Looking to become the first UFC fighter to earn five wins in 2020, Kevin Holland fought veteran Jacare Souza at UFC 256. Here’s how the fight went.
Bout 7: Kevin Holland (20-5) vs. Jacare Souza (26-8) (Middleweight)
Holland threw a leg kick early that Souza caught for a takedown. Holland looked for a triangle choke from his back, landing elbows to the head while in the position. Holland got back up to his feet, landing elbows while Souza stayed pressed on him against the cage. Holland looked for a guillotine choke while Souza pursued a takedown. Souza put him back down while leaving the choke. Holland taunted Souza after being hit with a strike. He audibly said “I had a dream about this.” Holland landed a hammerfist strikes from his back that wobbled Souza. While getting up, Holland landed another punch that knocked Souza out, ending the fight.
RESULT: Kevin Holland def. Jacare Souza via TKO, Strikes (RD 1, 1:45)
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