In the co-main event of UFC Brooklyn — Greg Hardy finally made his UFC Debut on Saturday.
The former controversial NFL player stepped into the Octagon with thousands of eyes on him and millions of others watching at home as he went toe-to-toe Crowder.
Hardy came out fast:
Hardy getting taken down for the first time in his career:
Despite being taken to the canvass, Crowder would take Hardy to a second round for the first time in his short career. In the second round, Hardy would throw an illegal knee and he would be disqualified for it.
Greg Hardy, a defensive end in football, played six years in the NFL. Five of those years were spent as a member of the Carolina Panthers before his final season with the Dallas Cowboys.
Hardy had gone a perfect 3-0 in his MMA career, with all three of his previious wins coming via first-round stoppage.