This is the UFC Fight Night 32 live blog for Rony Jason vs. Jeremy Stephens, a featherweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil.
Jason, who is 3-0 in his UFC career, will face Stephens, who has lost three of his past four fights, on the main card.
Check out the UFC Fight Night 32 live blog below.
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Round 1: Kevin McDonald is the referee. They touch them up, Stephens orthodox stance, moves in and Jason flies at him with a knee, but misses. Stephens again initiates and Jason swings a big right and misses. Then boom! Stephens lands a ridiculous, drapes-closing kick that downs Jason in a heap! Stephens ducked out of the way and threw the kick just as Jason threw a punch, and ate the shin cleanly. Stephens followed up with a right, but it was already academic. Jason was out. That was explosive stuff from Stephens, and the crowd in Goiânia went totally silent as the American went into his celebration.
UFC Fight Night 32 results: Jeremy Stephens def. Rony Jason via KO (kick) at :40 of R1.