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UFC 239 live blog: Jorge Masvidal vs. Ben Askren

Jorge Masvidal faces off with Ben Askren ahead of their welterweight bout Saturday at UFC 239 in Las Vegas
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC 239 live blog for Jorge Masvidal vs. Ben Askren, a welterweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Masvidal, who has won four of his last six including a highlight-reel KO of Darren Till, faces Askren, who is unbeaten in 20 pro bouts, on the main card.

Check out the UFC 239 live blog below.

Round 1: Masvidal comes out of the corner with a flying knee that catches Askren clean as he ducks and puts him out cold! It’s the fastest KO in UFC history!

Official result: Jorge Masvidal KOs Ben Askren 5 seconds into round 1.