Well if you don’t know, now you know.
In his UFC debut, Australia’s own Jack Della Maddalena introduced himself to the world with a beautiful display of striking on his way to finishing Pete Rodriguez in the first round.
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The Perth native entered the fight on the back of a 10-fight win streak which now sits at 11 after battering the American for three rounds straight.
Della Maddalena was cool and calculated in his strikes throughout and it was a counter-left hook that proved to be the final blow for Rodriguez, with the shot sitting him down on the canvas as the Aussie moved in for the kill.
He only landed two shots in his ground and pound before the referee waved off the contest, as the commentary team marvelled at what they had seen.
Marvelling at the knockout, Joe Rogan said: “Oh my goodness, that was smooth.”
Former UFC heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier replied: “That was nasty. Right out of range with a left-hand counter. Dude was sleeping on his feet. You could see Rodriguez not there anymore.”
Rogan continued to lavish praise on the Aussie.
“Della Maddalena is something special, he is really good,” Rogan said.
“And he’s only 25 years old.
“This kid has a huge future ahead of him.
“Throughout the entire round, you saw such smooth, technical striking.
“Such an amazing IQ in terms of octagon intelligence.
“So good, this kid is so good.”
In his post-fight interview, Della Maddalena was worried he might be a little nervous in his UFC debut, but those stomach bugs somehow stayed away.
“To be honest, I was waiting for the jitters and they never came,” Della Maddalena said.
With such an emphatic finish, the Aussie made sure to let UFC president Dana White know he’s worthy of a performance bonus.
Speaking about the final punch, Della Maddalena said: “That’s what I like to call the 50g spot, baby!”
With a stunning debut now in the bank, it’s only onwards and upwards for the Aussie who certainly gained plenty of fans with his performance.