To remember! The best that UFC Las Vegas 5 left behind

To remember!  The best that UFC Las Vegas 5 left behind

This Saturday, August 1, the action returned to the United States, with the UFC Apex Las Vegas, an event that gained enormous expectations. Thus, the Americans received the event “UFC Fight Night 173”, which had several important names within the world of MMA. It was sure that they would star in several exciting combats. A total of 9 fights were held this weekend, being the spectacle of the middleweight division between Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan the star of the day.

The preliminaries

Bantamweight: Jonathan Martinez defeated Frankie Saenz by TKO in the third round.
Featherweight: Nate Maness beat Johnny Munoz by unanimous decision (29-27 x3).
Featherweight: Jamall Emmers defeated Vincent Cachero by unanimous decision (30-27 x3).
Bantamweight: Cody Durden tied with Chris Gutierrez by unanimous decision (28-28 x3).

Fainting at the start of the stellar

In what would be the first fight of the stars of the UFC Apex Las Vegas, Trevin Giles suffered decompensation before leaving for her event. That being the case, their contest should have been suspended. Jun Yong Park had been left out due to coronavirus restrictions, so Kevin Holland was the one he would face in the Fight Night on August 1. The change was revealed by Nolan King of MMA Junkie this Thursday afternoon. This was what left his rival a few days of preparation. Finally, for the other fighter, the fight did not happen.

Two huge fights in a row

As for the light weight, Bobby green he passed Lando Vannata by unanimous decision (30-26; 30-27; 30-27). After very good exchanges of blows and impressive moments in the fight, everything was defined for the American. Although the loser had good actions by some flashes of the contest, he could not be more than his rival. The blows to the face and the great defenses led him to be the victor, so now he must analyze what comes in his career.

Also, on the star card, the Chilean-Brazilian Vicente Luque He faced Randy Brown in a match for the welterweight division. And, as usual, his fight was expected to be very entertaining and full of adrenaline. Being another of the best fights of the night, everything was defined by way of knockout. The South American was better than his rival and ended up giving a knee to the head that was lethal. This, totally legal, left his opponent on the ground and was able to finish him off.

A painful submission

This Saturday the action returned in UFC, but undoubtedly one of the best performances was awarded Jennifer Maia, achieving a perfect submission. She defeated Joanne Calderwood, after taking his arm and about to break it. Anyway, it should be known these days if there was an injury or not, since the loser was in a lot of pain. Thus, the Brazilian ended everything in the first round, leaving one of the performances of this #UFCVegas5.

The most important of the night

Derek Brunson found himself against a promise of UFCEdmen Shahbazyan, the one who clearly still has to practice to succeed in the biggest MMA company. After a good first round, which almost ended by a knockout in the last second, the second round was for him. When Herb Dean had finished the contest, the bell saved the rookie. Despite this, the start of the second round was the same as the end of the first round. Brunson’s lethal blows and a great victory over Shahbazyan.

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