By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Jeremy Stephens picked up a huge upset on Sunday night at the UFC Fight Night 124 main event. Stephens defeated Doo Ho Choi in a second-round knockout.
No. 9 Featherweight Stephens improved to 27-14 with the win. The 31-year-old picked up his 18th career win by knockout or technical knockout.
He has now won two straight bouts, as he also defeated Gilbert Melendez via unanimous decision at UFC 215 on September 9th, 2017. This was his first knockout win since defeating Dennis Bermudez via TKO (knee and punches) at UFC 189 on July 11th, 2015.
The 31-year-old gets back into the featherweight win consecutive fights for the first-time since winning three straight in 2013-14.
He then called out Brian “T-City” Ortega. The 26-year-old Ortega is 13-0 in his career.
“The Korean Superboy,” who was the No. 13th ranked featherweight has now lost two straight bouts. However, this was the first-time that he suffered a knockout loss in his career.
Choi, 26, also suffered a loss via unanimous decision to Cub Swanson at UFC 206 on December 10th, 2016. He also lost a split decision loss to Yusuke Kagiyama at Deep – Cage Impact 2010 in Osaka, Japan.
In between the Kagiyama loss and the Swanson loss, he had won 12 straight bouts. He is 3-2 all-time in the Octagon.
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