Justin Gaethje promised to silence James Vick.
The former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion did just that Saturday night, scoring a first round knockout over Vick in the main event of UFC Fight Night 135.
Gaethje landed with a power shot on FOX Sports 1 from Lincoln, Nebraska, ending the night with a bang.
Michael Johnson picked up a split decision over Andre Fili in the co-main event, Cortney Casey downed Angela Hill and Bryan Barberena sent Jake Ellenberger into retirement with a first round TKO.
Complete results are below:
- Justin Gaethje def. James Vick via KO (strike) at 1:27 of Round 1
- Michael Johnson def. Andre Fili via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
- Cortney Casey def. Angela Hill via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
- Bryan Barberena def. Jake Ellenberger via TKO (strikes) at 2:26 of Round 1
- Deiveson Figueiredo def. John Moraga via TKO (strikes) at 3:08 of Round 2
- Eryk Anders def. Tim Williams via KO (head-kick) at 4:42 of Round 3
- James Krause def. Warlley Alves via TKO (strikes) at 2:28 of Round 2
- Cory Sandhagen def. Iuri Alcantara via TKO (strikes) at 1:01 of Round 2
- Andrew Sanchez def. Markus Perez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Mickey Gall def. George Sullivan via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:09 of Round 1
- Joanne Calderwood def. Kalindra Faria submission (triangle armbar) at 4:57 of Round 1
- Drew Dober def. Jon Tuck via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
- Rani Yahya def. Luke Sanders via submission (heel hook) at 1:31 of Round 1