UFC Columbus Tweets: The fighters respond to Curtis Blaydes sudden stoppage of Chris Daukaus


Curtis Blaydes showed Columbus, Ohio, he doesn’t just need his wrestling to win a big fight with a second-round stoppage of Chris Daukaus at UFC Columbus.

Blaydes caught Daukaus flush with a right hand and pounced on his downed opponent for the finish 17 seconds into the second round of the ESPN+ headliner on Saturday at Nationwide Arena. Blaydes is a well-known wrestler who doesn’t take one shot in the fight.

In the co-headliner, Alexa Grasso made her case for a flyweight title shot with a first-round submission of Joanne Wood.

Here’s what the fighters have to say about UFC Columbus.

Curtis Blaydes def. Chris Daukaus

Joanne Wood vs. Alexa Grasso

Bryan Barberena def. Matt Brown

Kai Kara-France def. Askar Askarov

Neil Magny def. Max Griffin

Marc Diakiese def. Viacheslav Borshchev