All you need to know about Cody Garbrandt is that he has so many tattoos even the Yakuza would say, “No way. Too much.” Augusto Mendes, meanwhile, is a jiu-jitsu black belt, UFC newcomer, and late-replacement for John Lineker.
Mendes is very clearly petrified of getting nailed with a counter-punch, so he’s extremely judicious in what he’s willing to throw. However, only once does he try to pull Garbrandt to the mat, which means it’s only a matter of time before Garbrandt’s timing and range turn him into a corpse.
And that moment comes courtesy of a three-punch combo capped by a killer left.
Result: Cody Garbrandt def. Augusto Mendes via TKO (Punches) at 4:18, R1