Cody Garbrandt KO of previously unbeaten Thomas Almeida that of a future champion

A brutal right hand put Almeida out for the night.

Cody Garbrandt, the 24-year-old bantamweight contender, has officially arrived.

Garbrandt (9-0) shut the lights on any talk about where his place is in the UFC, knocking out Thomas Almeida (21-1), a top-10 bantamweight contender, in the first round and climbing the charts for a future title fight.

The bantamweight phenom stalked Almeida around the Octagon, tossing a flurry of nasty shots, and eventually landing an absolutely stunning right hook that