At UFC Vegas 52, former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade wrote history when she forced No. 10-ranked Amanda Lemos to tapout in the the opening round. This is the first time ever a UFC fighter wins by standing arm-triangle choke.
The fight was Andrade’s first strawweigth bout since losing a split-decision to Rose Namajunas at UFC 251, back in 2020.
In the first round of the co-main event, Claudio Puelles locked up a kneebar that made veteran Clay Guida tap. Puelles is now on a impressive five-fight win streak.
50 000 dollar bonuses
The Fight of the night bonus went to Dwight Grant and Sergey Khandozhko for their fight on the prelims.
The Performance of the night bonuses went to Claudio Puelles and Jessica Andrade for their first round submission wins in the co-main and main event.
UFC Vegas 52 official results
- Women’s Strawweight: Jéssica Andrade def. Amanda Lemos via submission, round 1, 3.13
- Lightweight Bout: Claudio Puelles def. Clay Guida via submission, round, 3.01
- Women’s Flyweight: Maycee Barber def. Montana De La Rosa via unanimous decision (30-27×3)
- Featherweight: Charles Jourdain def. Lando Vannata via submission, round, 2.32
- Catchweight (190 lbs): Marc-Andre Barriault (188.5) def. Jordan Wright (190) via submission, round, 2.36
- Welterweight Bout: Sergey Khandozhko def. Dwight Grant via TKO, round, 4.15
- Light Heavyweight Bout: Tyson Pedro def. Ike Villanuevavia TKO, round, 4.55
- Bantamweight: Aoriqileng def. Cameron Else via TKO, round, 2.48
- Welterweight: Preston Parsons def. Evan Elder via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27×2)
- Light Heavyweight: Philipe Lins def. Marcin Prachnio via unanimous decision (29-28×3)
- Welterweight Bout: Mike Jackson def. Dean Barry via disqualification, round, 3.52