Edson Barboza vs. Lucas Martins
We have another Octagon newcomer, as Lucas Martins (11-0) makes his UFC debut against Edson Barboza (10-1). Martins is a replacement for Justin Salas, who was forced out with an injury. The referee will be Mario Yamasaki.
Round 1: Barboza comes right out, throwing a left at Martins. Pair of powerful kicks from Barboza, which he is known for, land, as does a low blow that drops Martins. We are back to action, and Martins is trying to attack Barboza. Body kick by Barboza lands, and Martins is on the defense. Straight right connects by Barboza, who looks to have found a range and is moving much quicker and with better combos. Barboza catches Martins coming in, dropping him as his legs buckle. Barboza bounces and before the ref can step in, Martins taps to strikes.
Edson Barboza def. Lucas Martins via submission (strikes) at 2:38 of Round 1