Melbourne, Australia: Gian Villante is back to his winning ways, with a knockout at 2:56 over his opponent Anthony Perosh.
UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm was held on November 15, 2015 at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. Anthony Perosh vs. Gian Villante took place on the preliminary card which aired on Fox Sports 1 in the United States and BT Sport in the UK.
The clash between Perosh and Villante began with heavy striking alternating between both men. Villante lands some good strikes and a looping leg kick, which stunned the 43 year old early into the fight. At three minutes into the match, Perosh looks beaten but is circling away to avoid further damage. However, one minute later, Villante lands an extraordinary right hand and knocks out the “Hippo”.
With the knockout loss, Perosh falls to 15-10. Villante is now 14-6 as a professional, and with this win shows that his skills are continuing to evolve.