UFC 299 video: Curtis Blaydes stops Jailton Almeida in second round with punches

Curtis Blaydes TKO's Jailton Almeida at UFC 299: O'Malley vs Vera 2

No. 5-ranked heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes got back in the win column when he faced No. 7 Jailton Almeida at UFC 299: O’Malley vs Vera 2. The pair squared off on the top of preliminary card live from Kaseya Center in Miami, Florida on Saturday, March 9.

Almeida got his 15-fight winning streak snapped, as he made a takedown attempt, but was caught by Blaydes, who hammered his way to victory. The official time was 36 seconds into the second round.

With the win by TKO, 33-year-old Curtis Blaydes of Naperville, Illinois improved to 18-4, 1 NC. Brazil’s 32-year-old Jailton Almeida dropped to 20-3.

Get UFC 299: O’Malley vs Vera 2 full card results.

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a former Muay Thai fighter, sports manager and editor at FIGHTMAG.

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