Lewis vs Spivac: Best knockouts on the UFC Fight Night card
Derrick Lewis vs Sergey Spivac: Derrick Lewis’ campaign to win the UFC championship may have just been ended by Sergey Spivac. The…
Derrick Lewis vs Sergey Spivac: Derrick Lewis’ campaign to win the UFC championship may have just been ended by Sergey Spivac. The 28-year-old heavyweight from Moldova dominated Lewis on Saturday night, finishing “The Black Beast” with an arm-triangle choke in the opening round of UFC Vegas 68’s main event. The bulk of the battles that day involved submissions. Let’s review the three knockouts from Lewis vs Spivac fight card, including Anshul Jubli, who is from India. Follow the latest UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Spivac Updates with InsideSport.IN
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UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Spivac | Anshul Jubli TKO Jeka Saragih (3:44 of round 2)
Anshul Jubli won the lightweight division of the Road to UFC competition by defeating Jeka Saragih of Indonesia. He won the bout by technical knockout after finishing it in just two rounds.
Representing India at #UFC! 🙌🏻🇮🇳 #AnshulJubli is the man to look out for! 👊🏻💥 #RoadToUFC pic.twitter.com/sE5XkCZy8k
— UFC India (@UFCIndia) February 5, 2023
In the opening round against Anshul Jubli, Jeka Saragih displayed some showboating, but all it got him was some consistent punishment. Saragih was gradually worn down by Jubli, who eventually gained full mount in the next round. From there, he applied to ground and pound until he ultimately won the lightweight division of “Road to UFC,” which earned him a stoppage and a UFC contract. He joined the second Indian fighter to compete in the UFC.
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Spivac | Rinya Nakamura KO Toshiomi Kazama (0:33 of round 1)
Rinya Nakamura’s official UFC debut left a considerable impression. Nakamura, 27, defeated Toshiomi Kazama in just 33 seconds to win the Road to UFC bantamweight tournament at UFC Vegas 68, pulling off an early contender for Knockout of the Year. The Japanese prospect started throwing hands wildly before landing a powerful counter left that knocked Kazama out instantly and placed him on the ground.
Knock out! OUT …COLD
Rinya Nakamura is your #RoadToUFC bantamweight winner! #UFCVegas68 pic.twitter.com/XNintwKVmB
— Uncle Drake (@UncleDrake535) February 5, 2023
The son of MMA pioneer Kozo Nakamura, Nakamura (7-0) submitted Gugun Gusman. Subsequently, he knocked out Shohei Nose in the first round of each of his victories in the Road to UFC tournament. He is now a name to watch in the 135-pound division of the UFC.
Adam Fugitt TKO Yusaku Kinoshita (4:36 of round 1)
Yusaku Kinoshita was defeated by TKO by Adam Fugitt at 4:36 into the first round. Adam Fugitt’s first UFC win—an unexpected one—comes from this triumph. His professional record now stands at 9-3 after this win.
Yusaku Kinoshita continued to advance but paid the price for it by getting left-hooked to the ground by Fugitt. Fugitt eventually won the struggle and briefly held the lead. While Kinoshita was fumbling, Fugitt had him covered. After mounting Kinoshita, Fugitt elbowed the referee, forcing him inside.
A MAN ON A MISSION! @Justfugitt locks up his first UFC victory with a punishing performance at #UFCVegas68 😤
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— UFC (@ufc) February 5, 2023
In the opening round, both competitors launched a barrage of kicks. Fugitt was drawn in by Kinoshita’s great right hand. That boosted Kinoshita’s self-assurance as he moved forward. However, the timing of Kinoshita’s head kick allowed Fugitt to finish the match. Kinoshita stood up again, fell immediately twice more, but eventually managed to escape completely.
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UFC Fight Night | Lewis vs Spivac | Full card results
- Sergey Spivac defeated Derrick Lewis via submission (arm triangle) at 3:04 of round 1
- Devin Clark defeated Jung Da-un via unanimous decision (30-27 on all cards)
- Marcin Tybura defeated Blagoy Ivanov via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- Choi Doo-ho vs. Kyle Nelson – majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
- Adam Fugitt defeated Yusaku Kinoshita via TKO at 4:36 of round 1
- Anshul Jubli defeated Jeka Saragih via TKO at 3:44 of round 2
- Lee Jeong-yeong defeated Yi Zha via a split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
- Rinya Nakamura defeated Toshiomi Kazama via KO at 0:33 of round 1
- Park Hyun-sung defeated Choi Seung-guk via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:11 of round 3.
- Park Jun-yong defeated Denis Tiuliulin via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:05 of round 1
- Tatsuro Taira defeated Jesús Santos Aguilar via submission (triangle armbar) at 4:20 of round 1
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