UFC 230 Results: Lyman Good Finishes Ben Saunders Early

Lyman Good, UFC 230 weigh-ins
Lyman Good Credit: Jason Burgos/Sherdog.com

Lyman Good made short work of Ben Saunders on Saturday night at UFC 230 in New York City, as he finished the rugged veteran in the opening fight of the televised preliminary card.

The UFC made it’s return to New York City on Saturday night for UFC 230 at Madison Square Garden. The opening fight of the televised preliminary card on Fox Sports 1 saw the meeting of UFC veteran Ben Saunders, who took the fight on short notice against Lyman Good. The welterweight scrap was scheduled for three rounds or less.

As it turned out, it was much, much less.

Lyman Good opened the action with a kick that was blocked by Saunders as the two circled. The two men continued to feel each other out early on, and exchanged low kicks. Saunders landed a stiff left that was followed by a body kick. They entered the clinch next, and both men exchanged. Saunders was connecting with knees, while Good was landing multiple heavy upper cuts. Those hurt, then dropped Saunders to the mat. Lyman Good rushed in with a flurry of hammer fists after Saunders went down, which brought the fight to an end.

Lyman Good def. Ben Saunders by knockout, Round 1, 1:32