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Nanakuli, Hawaii’s Maki Pitolo earns 1st UFC win, knocks out Charles Byrd at ‘UFC 250’ in Las Vegas, Nevada

'UFC 250' card

Maki “Coconut Bombz” Pitolo, 29, of Nanakuli, Hawaii, United States was one of the winners at “UFC 250.” It was his first victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Featuring 12 MMA matches, “UFC 250” took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on June 6, 2020. In the fourth bout of the evening, Pitolo fought Charles “Kid Dynamite” Byrd, 36, of Plano, Texas, USA in the middleweight division.

 

Referee Herb Dean put a stop to the middleweight contest after 1 minute and 10 seconds in the second round. Pitolo knocked out Byrd via punches.

Winning at “UFC 250” improved the professional MMA record of Pitolo to 13 wins and 5 losses. On the other hand, Byrd now has 10 wins and 7 losses.

The UFC held “UFC 250” while the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was still ongoing in the U.S. Here are the details of the middleweight bout between Pitolo and Byrd:

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

FIGHTERS

  1. Brazil
  1. Amanda “Lioness” Nunes
  2. Herbert “The Blaze” Burns
  3. Jussier Formiga
  4. Raphael Assuncao
2. United States
  1. Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres
  2. Alex Perez
  3. Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling
  4. Alonzo Menifield
  5. Anthony Rocco Martin
  6. Brian “Boom” Kelleher
  7. Charles “Kid Dynamite” Byrd

  8. Chase “The Teenage Dream” Hooper
  9. Cody Garbrandt
  10. Cody “Mr. Wonderful” Stamann
  11. Cory Sandhagen
  12. Devin “Brown Bear” Clark
  13. Eddie Wineland
  14. Evan Dunham
  15. Felicia “FeeNom” Spencer
  16. Gerald “GM3” Meerschaert
  17. Ian “The Hurricane” Heinisch
  18. Maki “Coconut Bombz” Pitolo

  19. Neil “Haitian Sensation” Magny
  20. Sean “Sugar” O’Malley

Bout #: 4 of 12 

Blue Corner

  • Name: Maki “Coconut Bombz” Pitolo 
  • Age: 29
  • Hometown: Nanakuli, Hawaii, United States
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC 250”: 13 wins, 5 losses
  • UFC record after “UFC 250”: 1 win, 1 loss
  • UFC opponent defeated before “UFC 250”: N/A

Red Corner

  • Name: Charles “Kid Dynamite” Byrd
  • Age: 36
  • Hometown: Plano, Texas, United States
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC 250”: 10 wins, 7 losses
  • UFC record after “UFC 250”: 1 win, 3 losses
  • Opponent defeated in the UFC before “UFC 250”: John Phillips

Result

  • Division: Middleweight
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Winner: MAKI PITOLO
  • Method: Technical Knockout via Punches
  • Time and Round: 1:10 of Round 2

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