UFC on Fuel TV 5 results: Brad Pickett lives up to 'One Punch' nickname

Martin McNeil, SB Nation

In case you forgot, they call British bantamweight Brad Pickett "One Punch" for a reason.

The London native was engaged in a tight, back-and-forth opening round against Montreal's Yves Jabouin on Saturday when he came out of nowhere with a beautifully executed right uppercut to the jaw.

Jabouin hit the Nottingham mat and Pickett pounced for two more academic right hands before Leon Roberts stopped the bout at UFC on Fuel TV 5.

The time of the stoppage was three minutes, 40 seconds.

"With a name like One Punch, it puts added pressure on me, especially where it was a long time since I've got one. Especially against the best technical striker in our division. He's phenomenal."

With the win, Pickett (22-6), who's always had potential but has faced trouble putting together a string of victories recently, seems to finally be building momentum. He's won two fights in a row and four of six.

Jabouin dropped to 18-8 and lost for the first time as a bantamweight.

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