Monterrey, Mexico – It only took one round for Marco ‘Polo’ Reyes to achieve his first UFC victory, cracking his opponent Cesar Arzamendia with a great hook.
UFC Fight Night 78 was held on November 21, 2015 at the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico. The prelims aired live on UFC Fight Pass.
With an exciting start, Reyes popped Arzamendia and sent him briefly to the canvas. Both men traded with some exciting strikes early on, with Reyes taking center control. Arzamendia landed a handful of takedowns in the first round, but with little effectiveness. Reyes seemed unable to defend the incoming takedowns, but the sprawl was ultimately not needed. Marco ‘Polo’ Reyes threw a vicious left hook breaking out of the clinch, and knocked out his opponent at 3:42 in the first.
With the win, Marco moves up to 4-1 and 1-0 as a UFC competitor. Cesar Arzamendia falls to 7-2.