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Ludlow Native Beats Shawn Jordan at UFC 166

ufcHOUSTON, Texas (WGGB) — A Western Mass native is making a name for himself in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Gabriel Gonzaga hails from Ludlow, and Saturday night he a gave pay-per-view audience an exciting and violent 1:33 during his fight with former LSU fullback Shawn Jordan during UFC 166.

Gonzaga knocked out Jordan within the first two minutes of round one, after a right-handed punch sent Jordan to the mat.

Gonzaga secured the pin for his second straight victory.

To him, it might have seemed like a long fight. Gonzaga defeated his last opponent in just 17 seconds during his victory at UFC 162.

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