UFC Fight Night 224 video: Natalia Silva swarms Victoria Leonardo for Round 1 TKO

Natalia Silva continues to impress in the octagon.

Silva (15-5-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) needed just under three minutes to take out Victoria Leonardo (9-5 MMA, 1-3 UFC) with a flurry to score the Round 1 TKO in their flyweight bout at UFC Fight Night 224 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

Silva dropped Leonardo with a left hook and never gave her a chance to recover when she made her way back to the feet. Silva unleashed a combination which was capped off by a head kick, prompting the referee to waive the fight off at the 2:58 mark of Round 1 (via Twitter).

Silva is now 3-0 to kick off her octagon tenure, with back-to-back TKO finishes. The Brazilian is also on a nine-fight winning streak.

Up-to-the-minute UFC Fight Night 224 results include:

  • Natalia Silva def. Victoria Leonardo via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:58

  • Themba Gorimbo def. Takashi Sato via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC Fight Night 224.

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