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Chris Fields' UFC hopes knocked back as he suffers devastating TKO after 23 seconds

Frenchman Cheick Kone proved too powerful for the Irish middleweight in Wolverhampton tonight.

IRELAND’S CHRIS FIELDS was hoping to edge closer to sealing a UFC deal with by impressing at the co-main event at BAMMA 18 tonight — but instead suffered a significant setback.

The SBG middleweight fought highly-rated Cheick Kone and lasted just 23 seconds on his first fight since June 2013 as the French striker claimed a first round TKO.

Commentators suggested the referee was giving Fields the benefit of the doubt but should he have intervened earlier?

Chris fields Source: Gyfcat

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