After a 7 Second Knockout Terrance McKinney Gets His Second UFC Fight Against Fares Ziam

Published 08/25/2021, 12:07 PM EDT


Terrance McKinney impressed everyone as he defeated Matt Frevola at the UFC 263 event. ‘T. Wrecks’ won the fight in astounding fashion as he KO’d Frevola in just 7 seconds. Ever since McKinney’s victory, people have been speculating as to when the fighter will compete again.

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Now, according to the latest news, ‘T. Wrecks’ will face Fares Ziam at the November 20 UFC event. After an initial report by MMA DNA, McKinney confirmed this on his Twitter account.

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McKinney’s impressive KO of Frevola at UFC 263 was one of the fastest ever in UFC history. That victory was also McKinney’s 4th consecutive victory via KO. The fighter always starts his fights in full force and looks to end his opponents quickly.

That is quite evident by the fact that out of his last four finishes, the longest came in 72 seconds. While many now considered the fighter one of the brightest prospects in the world of MMA. He did go through much adversity before reaching here. Apart from losing his fight on Dana White’s Contender Series, the fighter had suffered a near-fatal drug trip.

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Now, though, the fighter is much prepared and will look to get a victory against Ziam and move up the lightweight division.

What to expect from the fight between Terrance McKinney and Fares Ziam?

While McKinney has certainly proven why he is one of the brightest prospects in the UFC. His opponent Ziam is no slouch either, ‘Smile Killer’ is a great fighter and has a professional record of (12-3). Ziam last competed at the UFC 263 event and won that fight via majority decision.

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Talking about his style of victory, Ziam is a well-rounded fighter, having won 5 of his fight via KO, 4 by submission, and 3 by decision. Interestingly, Ziam has never lost a fight via KO and that is something that might worry McKinney.

Whatever the result of this fight may be, both McKinney and Ziam are excellent fighters and it will be a treat to watch them compete inside the UFC Octagon.

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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