Canada markets open in 7 hours 27 minutes
  • S&P/TSX

    20,954.99
    -218.46 (-1.03%)
     
  • S&P 500

    4,551.68
    -23.11 (-0.51%)
     
  • DOW

    35,490.69
    -266.19 (-0.74%)
     
  • CAD/USD

    0.8084
    -0.0006 (-0.08%)
     
  • CRUDE OIL

    81.69
    -0.97 (-1.17%)
     
  • BTC-CAD

    73,015.40
    -2,898.96 (-3.82%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    1,422.98
    -51.35 (-3.48%)
     
  • GOLD FUTURES

    1,803.10
    +4.30 (+0.24%)
     
  • RUSSELL 2000

    2,252.49
    -43.58 (-1.90%)
     
  • 10-Yr Bond

    1.5290
    0.0000 (0.00%)
     
  • NASDAQ futures

    15,614.25
    +27.00 (+0.17%)
     
  • VOLATILITY

    16.98
    +1.00 (+6.26%)
     
  • FTSE

    7,253.27
    -24.35 (-0.33%)
     
  • NIKKEI 225

    28,847.89
    -250.35 (-0.86%)
     
  • CAD/EUR

    0.6965
    -0.0004 (-0.06%)
     

6-to-1 underdog ‘Big Tuna’ knocks out top prospect Christian Edwards at Bellator 266

·2 min read

SAN JOSE, Calif. – “Big Tuna” was a massive underdog going into Bellator 266, but he defied the odds in a matter of seconds.

Some online sportsbooks had Ben Parrish as high as a 6-to-1 underdog against rising star Christian Edwards. So when Parrish (5-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) knocked out Edwards (5-1 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) with a series of punches 38 seconds into Round 1, the SAP Center was sent into a frenzy.

A hard overhand left started off the finishing sequence. As Edwards crumpled to the canvas, Parrish poured on a series of punches that put the lights out.

Check out the knockout and reaction below:

Bellator 266 took place Saturday at SAP Center. The main card aired on Showtime after prelims on MMA Junkie.

  • Ben Parrish def. Christian Edwards via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:38

  • Alex Polizzi def. Grant Neal via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Anthony Adams def. Khalid Murtazaliev via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Bobby Seronio III def. Socrates Hernandez via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-26, 29-26)

  • Abraham Vaesauvia def. Albert Gonzales via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 2:17

  • Shane Keefe def. Rhalan Gracie via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Edwin De Los Santos def. Jon Adams via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:29

  • Jesse Delgado def. Joshua Dillon via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting