UFC Fight night 215:- Best knockouts at UFC Vegas 65

UFC Fight Night: Vegas 65: Kennedy Nzechukwu victory in the main event was the first of four knockouts on Saturday, resulting in…

UFC Fight night 215:- Best knockouts at UFC Vegas 65
UFC Fight night 215:- Best knockouts at UFC Vegas 65

UFC Fight Night: Vegas 65: Kennedy Nzechukwu victory in the main event was the first of four knockouts on Saturday, resulting in bonus payments for the winners. At UFC Vegas 65, four fighters—Nzechukwu, Muslim Salikhov, Jack Della Maddalena, and Natalia Silva—were given $50,000 Performance of the Night bonuses for successfully finishing their matches. Follow UFC updates with InsideSport.IN.

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UFC Fight Night: Kennedy Nzechukwu defeated Ion Cutelaba via TKO

Nzechukwu returned from a poor first round to hammer Ion Cutelaba on his way to a second-round stoppage in the replacement main event, which helped save a card that had lost its scheduled Derrick Lewis vs. Serghei Spivac main event at the last minute.

 

UFC Fight night 215:- Best knockouts at UFC Vegas 65
UFC Fight night 215:- Best knockouts at UFC Vegas 65

Best Knockouts at UFC Vegas 65

By defeating their respective opponents, Andre Fialho and Tereza Bleda, with spinning kicks, Salikhov and Silva both increased their winning totals. Silva found a late finish with a kick to the face against the debutant Bleda, while Salikhov endured some difficult moments to fight for the win.

In what was supposed to be the main event opener, Della Maddalena quickly dispatched veteran welterweight Danny Roberts to record his third first-round knockout in as many UFC appearances.

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UFC Fight Night Results

Main Card

  • Kennedy Nzechukwu defeated Ion Cutelaba via TKO (strikes) 
  • Waldo Cortes-Acosta defeated Chase Sherman via unanimous decision
  • Muslim Salikhov defeated Andre Fialho via TKO (strikes) 
  • Jack Della Maddalena defeated Danny Roberts via TKO (punches) 
  • Charles Johnson defeated Zhalgas Zhumagulov via split decision

Prelims

  • Jennifer Maia defeated Maryna Moroz via unanimous decision
  • Miles Johns defeated Vince Morales via unanimous decision
  • Ricky Turcios defeated Kevin Natividad via split decision
  • Vanessa Demopoulos defeated Maria Oliveira via unanimous decision
  • Brady Hiestand defeated Fernie Garcia via unanimous decision
  • Natalia Silva defeated Tereza Bleda via TKO (spinning back kick)

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