This Saturday, August 8, the action returns to the United States, with the UFC Apex’s Las Vegas 6, event with a huge expectation created. Thus, Americans will receive the second show in the same week, which will have several important names in the world of MMA. It is sure that they will star in several exciting combats. With several fights that will take place this weekend, being the spectacle of the middleweight division between Derrick Lewis vs Aleksei Oleinik the star of the day.
Hoping to stay in the top five Complete Weights in the world, Derrick Lewis will seek to achieve his third straight victory. This will be the case when measuring number eleven in the ranking, Aleksei Oleinik, at the stellar UFC Fight Night Las Vegas 6. With the event taking place on August 8, the UFC He has revealed his official poster, which surprisingly makes no allusion to the co-star shock of the evening. The second on a scale of interest will be a three-round contest, which marks Chris Weidman’s return to 185 pounds against Omari Ahkmedov.
Kevin Holland’s camp will not have been in vain, since, who was going to face Trevin Giles last Saturday, he will now face debutant Joaquin Buckley in the UFC Fight Night Las Vegas 6. Within minutes of heading the Las Vegas 5 Preliminaries, Giles passed out in the dressing room, so his fight with Holland was called off. 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.
Holland, who emerged from the Dana White’s Contender Series, last competed in the UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on May 16, where he got a TKO in 39 seconds over Anthony Hernandez. That was his fourth victory in his last five appearances with the organization. Buckley, 26, holds a professional record of 10 – 2 and maintains a 4 – 1 streak in his last five fights. The Missouri native has played his last seven contests at Bellator and the LFA.
# UFCVegas5 results
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).
Bobby Green passed Lando Vannata by unanimous decision (30-26; 30-27; 30-27).
Vicente Lucque beat Randy Brown by knockout.
Jennifer Maia subdued Joanne Calderwood in the first round.
Derek Brunson won by technical knockout against Edmen Shahbazyan.