UFC Fight Night 236 video: Bogdan Guskov melts Zac Pauga with vicious KO combination

LAS VEGAS – Bogdan Guskov’s first victory inside the octagon at UFC Fight Night 236 was about as vicious as it gets.

Guskov (15-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) landed a precise series of punches in the opening round of his light heavyweight bout against Zac Pauga (6-3 MMA, 1-3 UFC) that send his opponent crashing to the canvas. Guskov stood over his fallen foe and screamed as referee Mike Beltran ended the fight at the 3:38 mark of Round 1 at the UFC Apex.

Check out the replay of the beautiful combination below (via X):

After the win, Guskov was thrilled with his performance and described how much it means to him.

“I think first victory in the UFC, this is more good than sex,” Guskov said in his post-fight interview with Daniel Cormier. “This is my second fight of this contract and first win. First win I didn’t get to show nothing. Now I am ready to go to the top.”

Up-to-the-minute UFC Fight Night 236 results include:

  • Bogdan Guskov def. Zac Pauga via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 3:38

  • Hyder Amil def. Fernie Garcia via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:12

  • Daniel Marcos vs. Aori Qileng declared no contest (accidental groin strike) – Round 2, 3:28

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC Fight Night 236.

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