Kahuku’s Dan Ige scores first-round knockout at UFC Fight Night 187


LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 13: In this handout image provided by UFC, Dan Ige reacts after his knockout victory over Gavin Tucker of Canada in a featherweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on March 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Dan Ige was victorious over Gavin Tucker with a first-round knockout at UFC Fight Night 187 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Ige scored the knockout over Tucker with a thunderous punch just 22 seconds into the fight.

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Ige improves to 15-3, while Tucker drops to 13-2.

The fight between Ige and Tucker was the antepenultimate fight of the main card, which ends with the main event of Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad in a welterweight bout.

Ige’s wife, Savannah, is 36 weeks pregnant with the couple’s first child, a boy.

Update: After the conclusion of the card, Ige was awarded the $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, a fitting reward for the fighter with the ’50K Ige’ nickname.

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