UFC Vegas: Chris Gutierrez stops Vince Morales with leg kicks
UFC Vegas: Chris Gutierrez stops Vince Morales with leg kicks / Pic: ESPNMMA Twitter

Leg kick is a power strike, that can indeed cause a significant damage and stop the fight. Yet, MMA fans have not seen that many in the UFC to date in comparison to punches or knees, for example.

Chris Gutierrez recorded the eleventh TKO victory by leg kicks in the promotion’s history, when he stopped Vince Morales at UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns earlier today (May 31 AEST). The contest kicked off MMA event taking place at APEX in Las Vegas, NV.

The scheduled for three rounds bout ended three seconds prior to the horn that would indicate the end of Round 2. Yet, it was all over before that, courtesy of Gutierrez, who put on a striking masterclass. You can watch the highlight and video of stoppage below.

For those looking to learn how to leg kick – this Muay Thai tutorial might be helpful. In addition, former eleven-time world champion Nathan Corbett dedicated one of his posts in “Carnage Diary” to “Leg Kicker”, which is available here.

The complete fight results from UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns can be found here.

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