UFC Vegas 73 Results: Dern vs. Hill

UFC Vegas 73 Results: Dern vs. Hill

The UFC APEX in Las Vegas was the stage for an action-packed night of fights at UFC Vegas 73. With a main event showdown between strawweights Mackenzie Dern and Angela Hill, and a co-main event featuring middleweights Edmen Shahbazyan and Anthony Hernandez, fight fans were in for a treat. Let’s dive into the results of this exciting fight card.

Main Event: Dern vs. Hill – A Hard-Fought Battle

In the highly anticipated main event, Mackenzie Dern and Angela Hill put on a show for the fans. Dern, aiming to bounce back from recent losses, showcased her grappling prowess against a tough opponent in Hill. The fight went the distance, with Dern securing a unanimous decision victory with scores of 49-43, 49-44, and 49-44. The judges recognized Dern’s dominance throughout the fight, and she proved her skills in the strawweight division.

Co-Main Event: Shahbazyan vs. Hernandez – A Thrilling Finish

The co-main event featured an exhilarating clash between middleweights Edmen Shahbazyan and Anthony Hernandez. Both fighters were hungry for a victory, and they left it all inside the octagon. After two hard-fought rounds, it was Hernandez who emerged victorious with a spectacular TKO finish at 1:01 of the third round. The strikes landed by Hernandez were simply too much for Shahbazyan, and he secured an impressive win.

Other Highlights from UFC Vegas 73

The main and co-main events were not the only highlights of the night. Loopy Godinez delivered an impressive performance, defeating Emily Ducote via unanimous decision with scores of 30-27, 29-28, and 29-28. Joaquin Buckley also left fans in awe with a stunning head kick knockout against Andre Fialho at 4:15 of the second round.

Diego Ferreira showcased his striking skills with a devastating KO victory over Michael Johnson at 1:50 of the second round. The preliminary card also had its share of thrilling moments, including Viacheslav Borshchev’s TKO win over Maheshate at 2:37 of the second round.

Karolina Kowalkiewicz secured a unanimous decision victory over Vanessa Demopoulos, displaying her technical skills and earning scores of 30-27 across the board. Gilbert Urbina impressed with a second-round TKO finish against Orion Cosce at 2:55 of the round.

Rodrigo Nascimento and Ilir Latifi engaged in a closely contested battle, with Nascimento emerging as the winner via split decision. Chase Hooper dominated his fight against Nick Fiore, securing a unanimous decision victory with scores of 30-26, 30-27, and 30-27.

Natalia Silva wasted no time in her fight against Victoria Leonardo, securing a TKO victory with strikes at 2:58 of the first round. Lastly, Themba Gorimbo displayed his skills and secured a unanimous decision win against Takashi Sato.

UFC Vegas 73 delivered an incredible night of fights, showcasing the talent and determination of the athletes. The performances in the main event, co-main event, and throughout the card left fans eagerly anticipating the next instalment of thrilling UFC action.

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