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.