UFC on Fox 17 – Rafael dos Anjos retains title, TKOs Donald Cerrone in 1st round

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos wasted no time in dispatching challenger Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC on Fox 17. Cerrone entered the bout riding high on an eight fight winning streak while looking to avenge a previous loss to dos Anjos. The champion set the tone with a stinging left and body kick which put Cerrone on the defensive. Dos Anjos applied the pressure with a flurry of strikes in which Cerrone had no answer. Referee Herb Dean would call of the fight in just 66 seconds.