Pavlovich entered the bout driving a three-fight profitable streak with every ending in a end. In fact, Lewis holds the file for essentially the most knockouts in UFC historical past. On Saturday, it was Pavlovich that scored the short end.
The struggle lasted lower than a minute. Lewis tried to shut the space and get inside Pavlovich’s attain however was met with punches. A proper hand damage Lewis. After absorbing an uppercut, Lewis retreated. Pavlovich went in pursuit and continued to land punches.
Lewis went down on all fours and referee Dan Miragliotta stopped the struggle as Lewis was getting again to his ft. Lewis instantly protested the stoppage and the gang booed in disappointment.
Pavlovich prolonged his profitable streak to 4 consecutive fights and can seemingly transfer into the High 5 heavyweight rankings.
“I used to be able to punch him for 5 rounds, for 3 rounds. It doesn’t matter. I used to be prepared for this struggle, and I labored actually onerous to be right here” Pavlovich stated over the boos of these in attendance.
“I did my job. I’m very proud of my efficiency,” Pavlovich stated when commentator Joe Rogan prompt that the struggle was stopped prematurely.