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Leonardo Santos Scorches Stevie Ray In Stunning Octagon Return

Leonardo Santos made his triumphant return to the UFC octagon with an absolutely brutal knockout victory over Stevie Ray in the opening round.

Santos, who holds a first-round knockout win over Kevin Lee, hasn’t fought inside the UFC octagon in two-and-a-half years following a string of injuries.

With him set to finally make his return, there were a lot of questions about how both ring-rust and age would affect the 39-year-old after such a long lay-off.

Against a guy Scotland’s Stevie Ray on the UFC Stockholm undercard, the answer became very apparent, very quickly.

This is another early Knockout of the Year contender for sure.

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