Matt Mitrione (6-2) bounces back with an impressive first round knockout over former prospect Phil De Fries (9-3-1) at UFC on Fuel TV 9 in Stockholm, Sweden.

It only took seconds for the former NFL player to walk through his opponent. Going straight forward from the start, knocking De Fries over (unintentionally?), Mitrione capitalized with killer instinct from the top. Ref. waives the fight off, giving the TUF alum. a knockout at 19 seconds.

Official: Matt Mitrione defeats Phil De Fries via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:19 seconds

“Meathead” may have been on a two-fight losing streak, but he proved to still be a dangerous heavyweight as he takes out Jiu-JitsuĀ  submission specialist De Fries quickly.

Photo by Mark J. Rebilas