The UFC Vegas 54 event featured some highly entertaining fights from inside the UFC APEX.
In the main event former light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz defeated No. 3 ranked Aleksandar Rakic after eleven competitive minutes. In the very beginning of the third round, Rakic’s knee gave up, and Blachowicz was declared winner by TKO.
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In the co-main event, No. 13 ranked light heavyweight Ryan Spann defeated Ion Cutelaba with a guillotine choke in the very first round.
The UFC Vegas 54 also delivered a tough battle between No. 1 ranked women’s flyweight Katlyn Chookagian and strawweight Amanda Ribas, as well as outstanding performances by Davey Grant and Michael Johnson.
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Chookagian and Ribas received the Fight of the Night bonus for their competitive flyweight bout.
Manuel Roberto Torres and Ryan Spann was awarded with the Performance of the Night bonuses.
UFC Vegas 54 official results
- Light Heavyweight: Jan Blachowicz defeated Aleksandar Rakic via TKO, Round 3
- Light Heavyweight: Ryan Spann defeated Ion Cutelaba via submission (guillotine), Round 1
- Bantamweight: Davey Grant defeated Louis Smolka via KO, Round 3
- Women’s Flyweight: Katlyn Chookagian defeated Amanda Ribas via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
- Lightweight: Manuel Torres defeated Frank Camacho via TKO, Round 1
- Flyweight: Allan Nascimento defeated Jake Hadley via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Women’s Flyweight: Viviane Araújo defeated Andrea Lee via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)
- Lightweight: Michael Johnson defeated Alan Patrick via KO, Round 2
- Women’s Strawweight: Virna Jandiroba defeated Angela Hill via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Flyweight: Tatsuro Taira defeated Carlos Candelario via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
- Middleweight: Andre Petroski defeated Nick Maximov via submission (anaconda choke), Round 1