UFC Vegas 58 results: Rafael Fiziev finishes Rafael dos Anjos
In the UFC Vegas 58 main event, rising lightweight star Rafael Fiziev defeated former champion Rafael dos Anjos via a fifth round knockout. Just seconds into the final round, Fiziev landed a heavy left hook that flored dos Anjos.
With the win, the 29-year-old want a top ranked opponent next.
“Sean Shelby, I believe you give me something nice. Give me someone in this top five, I’m ready,” Fiziev said after the fight.
In the UFC Vegas 58 co-main event, Caio Borralho defeated Armen Petrosyan by unanimous decision with the judges scoring the fight 30-27, 30-27 and 29-28. This is the Brazilian’s second win in the UFC.
50 000 dollar bonuses
Two fighters was awarded with the Performance of the Night bonus. Rafael Fiziev took home 50 000 dollar for his for his KO-win against dos Anjos. Heavyweight Chase Sherman was also awarded with a bonus his performance against Jared Vanderaa.
The 50 000 dollar Fight of the Night bonus went to Michael Johnson and Jamie Mullarkey.
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UFC Vegas 58 offical results
- Rafael Fiziev def. Rafael dos Anjos by TKO (punches), round 5
- Caio Borralho def. Armen Petrosyan by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Said Nurmagomedov def. Douglas Silva de Andrade by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- Chase Sherman def. Jared Vanderaa by TKO (strikes), round 3
- Aiemann Zahabi def. Ricky Turcios by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Jamie Mullarkey def. Michael Johnson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Cody Brundage def. Tresean Gore by KO (punches), round 1
- Antonina Shevchenko def. Cortney Casey by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- David Onama def. Garrett Armfield by technical submission (arm-triangle choke), round 2
- Kennedy Nzechukwu def. Karl Roberson by TKO (elbows), round 3
- Saidyokub Kakhramonov def. Ronnie Lawrence by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
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