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UFC Lincoln live blog: Justin Gaethje vs. James Vick

Justin Gaethje faces off with James Vick ahead of their lightweight bout in the main event of UFC Lincoln on Saturday
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC Lincoln live blog for Justin Gaethje vs. James Vick, a lightweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb.

Gaethje, a former World Series of Fighting champion who has lost two straight after starting his career 18-0, faces Vick, who has won nine of his 10 UFC appearances, in the main event.

Check out the UFC Lincoln live blog below.

Round 1: The referee for this main event is Kevin MacDonald. Vick feints a front kick to start. Vick making good use of his kicks to keep Gaethje at distance. He backs Gaethje up with a jab. Gaethje presses forward and searches for a power shot, connecting with a right hand that flattens Vick. This one is over!

Official result: Justin Gaethje def. James Vick via KO (punch) at 1:27 of round one

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