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June 8, 2024

Northcutt defeats Pfister in second round at UFC Fight Night

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Sage Northcutt

A&M engineering freshman Sage Northcutt recorded his second win in the octagon Thursday night. 
The lightweight bout took place at UFC Fight Night at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. Northcutt (7-0), currently the youngest fighter on the UFC roster, defeated Cody Pfister (12-5-1) by submission via guillotine choke 41 seconds into the second round.
Northcutt, known for his background in karate, gave up a brief takedown in the opening round, but adjusted in the second round and was able to catch Pfister with a guillotine, forcing Pfister to tap out. 
Northcutt made his UFC debut at UFC 192 in October, where he defeated opponent Francisco Trevino by knockout less than a minute into the opening round. Northcutt’s victory Thursday night dropped Pfister’s UFC record to 1-2. 

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