Worthy's first-round TKO over Smith was the biggest upset of the year in the UFC, per ESPN Stats & Info. Worthy came in as a +650 underdog. It was Worthy's first first-round finish in his last 12 bouts.
Khama Worthy says in the Octagon after the fight that he fought three weeks ago, and after that win "my homie" Devonte Smith shared it on social media. He also says he took this one against Smith on four days' notice. Then he mentions that this was the first KO of the night (after six decisions). "That's $50,000, Dana!" he says.
Wow! Down goes -1000 favorite Devonte Smith (10-2), who loses in the UFC for the first time -- to former training partner Khama Worthy (15-6), making his UFC debut after getting the call just last Sunday. A left hook was the beginning of the end, as Worthy gets the TKO at 4:15 of Round 1.