Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-08-05, mma bout not so exciting: Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Dustin Jacoby gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Jacoby vs Nzechukwu is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 5th, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville (Tennessee, USA), in a 3-round light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Cory Sandhagen vs Rob Font – UFC on ESPN 50. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Kennedy Nzechukwu record
Kennedy Nzechukwu entered this fight with a mma record of 12-3-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.24 light heavyweight in the world.
He lost two consecutive fights between 2021 and 2022, against Da Un Jung and Nicolae Negumereanu, but then he has beat Karl Roberson, Ion Cutelaba (Ion Cutelaba vs Kennedy Nzechukwu) and Devin Clark.
Dustin Jacoby record
His opponent, the former Glory kickboxer Dustin Jacoby, has an official record of 18-7-1 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.26 in the light heavyweight division.
In his last three bouts he has beat Da Un Jung (Dustin Jacoby vs Da Un Jung) but then he has lost to Khalil Rountree (Dustin Jacoby vs Khalil Rountree) and to Azamat Murzakanov (Dustin Jacoby vs Azamat Murzakanov).
Here is the UFC on ESPN 50 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Cory Sandhagen vs Rob Font
Jessica Andrade vs Tatiana Suarez
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Dustin Jacoby
Diego Lopes vs Gavin Tucker
Tanner Boser vs Aleksa Camur
Ignacio Bahamondes vs Ludovit Klein
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Damon Jackson vs Billy Quarantillo
Raoni Barcelos vs Kyler Phillips
Jeremiah Wells vs Carlston Harris
Sean Woodson vs Dennis Buzukja
Cody Durden vs Jake Hadley
Assu Almabaev vs Ode Osbourne
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Dustin Jacoby as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Nzechukwu vs Jacoby fight?
Dustin Jacoby defeated Kennedy Nzechukwu via TKO at 1:22, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC on ESPN 50 post-fight octagon interview of Kennedy Nzechukwu and Dustin Jacoby.