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UFC Vegas 19 results: Derrick Lewis equalizes Curtis Blaydes knockout record

Derrick Lewis finished a stacked UFC Vegas 19 with an exclamation mark, knocking out Curtis Blaydes in a main event that followed a night full of arrivals. UFC Vegas 19 results: Derrick Lewis lands record knockout over Curtis Blaydes Derrick Lewis was ranked No.4 in the UFC heavyweight division on Saturday night. He’ll come back up at least one spot after blowing up No.2-ranked Curtis Blaydes. Blaydes kept his distance early and for good reason. As soon as he moved in, Lewis landed a hard punch that briefly stunned him. After recovering his legs, Blaydes approached more cautiously, rushing in and out of Lewis’s punching power. Lewis got off balance halfway through and Blaydes took advantage, hitting him with a few punches and leg kicks that supported him. Lewis finally stepped forward, but ate a few hard punches from Blaydes, pulling away from him. Blaydes squeezed, pushing one knee up to the chin and following it with an arched elbow. Just as Blaydes appeared to be doing damage in the dying moments of the first round, the action was halted after accidentally catching Lewis with a finger in the eye. Blaydes shot early in the second round, but couldn’t score the out. He took the center of the Octagon, Lewis stepping back carefully. Confident of his previous shot, Blaydes attempted another out, this time running straight into a Lewis uppercut. The explosive punch sent Blaydes crashing into the canvas. Lewis dropped a few more punches to the head of his downcast opponent before referee Herb Dean stepped in to stop the fight. With Blaydes’ knockout, Lewis matched Vitor Belfort for most knockouts in UFC history with 12. So what’s next? Lewis is not sure. “I heard Jon Jones is coming. So it doesn’t make sense for me to say I’m fighting for the title. So we’ll just see,” he said after the fight. If he had a chance on the winner of the upcoming fight between UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and No.1 Francis Ngannou, Lewis has a preference. “Stipe. I guess Stipe. I love these wrestlers,” Lewis said, after knocking out a fighter who was supposed to be able to beat him. Derrick Lewis hits Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19 results UFC Vegas 19: Yana Kunitskaya nods hard fought Ketlen Vieira No 7 ranked Yana Kunitskaya has made huge leap forward in the bantamweight rankings of the UFC with a decision victory over Ketlen, ranked No.6 Vieira. Vieira came out firing with punches, which set up an early takedown. Kunitskaya briefly regained her feet, but Vieira took her to the canvas again. Vieira stifled her for the majority of the lap, trying to push forward at full throttle, but had to settle for dominant half-guard as Kunitskaya defended well from below. The second round was the opposite of the first picture. Vieira stormed Kuntiskaya again, but this time Kunitskaya took control in the clinch and took first place in Vieira’s guard as they hit the web. Kunitskaya crushed and pounded Vieira, who got back to her feet several times, only for Kunitskaya to put her back on the canvas. Towards the end of the second round, Kunitskaya assumed the upper side position, pushing knees and elbows into Vieira’s side. The third set started with the two women a little more hesitant to take the other by storm, but Vieira scored a double game, quickly taking half the mount. She moved to the full mount halfway through the turn. Kunitskaya attempted to escape, but Vieira moved to his back, constantly attacking and punching. Kunitskaya eventually turned the tables, ending the last frame with big punches from inside Vieira’s guard. When reading the scores, all three judges saw him 29-28 in favor of Kunitskaya. Kunitskaya admitted after the fight that she felt like she did enough to win, but was not convinced the judges would see it the same way. “I feel like I did my job.” Yana Kunitskaya ground and hits Ketlen Vieira at UFXC Vegas 19 UFC Vegas 19 Results: Darrick Minner Charles Rosa Course Darrick Minner put in the most impressive performance of his career, dominating Charles Rosa from bell to bell. Every third round, Minner came out swinging for the fences, seeking to take Rosa’s lead. He shook Rosa, but couldn’t score the knockout he was looking for. Despite this, when the fight hit the canvas, which was to be Rosa’s world, Minner continued her dominance. Although Rosa sought submission after submission throughout the fight, Minner maintained control, pummeling Rosa with her ground and pound attack. By the end of the fight, Rosa’s face was bloodied, and Minner again, he had the victory. The judges agreed, scoring the fight unanimously in his favor. Darrick Minner hits Charles Rosa at UFC Vegas 19 UFC Vegas 19 results: Chris Daukaus claims victory in UFC heavyweight division Newcomer Chris Daukaus scored the biggest win of his career on Saturday night . He was already 2-0 in the Octagon with two first-round finishes, but made it three for three with his first-round stoppage of No.10-ranked heavyweight Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Vegas 19. Oleinik, who has won 46 career victories. his credit, immediately tried to put Daukaus on the canvas. He couldn’t do it. Daukaus fended off takedown attempts and cracked Oleinik with a right hand. He followed the right hand with numerous punches, unloading until the referee stepped in and stopped the fight at 1:55 from the first frame. With just over seven minutes in the Octagon, Daukaus improved to 3-0 under the UFC banner, likely forcing his way up the UFC heavyweight standings. Chris Daukaus lands on Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Vegas 19 UFC Vegas 19 results: Phil Hawes nods in majority at Nassourdine Imavov Phil Hawes got off early, controlling the fight against Nassourdine Imavov in the first and second turns. He seemed to be way ahead in third frame, when Imavov turned the tide. Imavov shook Hawes, made him wobble, but couldn’t put him aside. In the end, not being finished cost Imavov the fight. The judges scored it 28-28 on a card, while the other two judges scored it in Hawes’ favor, giving him a majority decision. Phil Hawes hits Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Vegas 19 UFC Vegas 19 results: Tom Aspinall subdues former champion Andrei Arlovski Tom Aspinall, 15 years younger, faced former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. He backed Arlovski to the close in the first round, unloading shot after shot, unable to put him away. In the second round, Aspinall immediately took Arlovski to the canvas, where he quickly switched to a bare rear choke for the submission finish. Tom Aspinall hits Andrei Arlovski at UFC Vegas 19 TRENDS> Belal Muhammad faces Leon Edwards at UFC Fight Night 187 on March 13 UFC Vegas 19 UFC Vegas 19 Main Event Results – Heavyweight Bout: Derrick Lewis def. Curtis Blaydes by KO (punch) at 1:26, R1Co-Main Event – Women’s bantamweight bout: Yana Kunitskaya defeats Ketlen Vieira via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Featherweight bout: Darrick Minner defeats Charles Rosa by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-27) Heavyweight Bout: Chris Daukaus beats Aleksei Oleinik by TKO (punches) at 1:55, R1 Middleweight Bout: Phil Hawes beats Nassourdine Imavov by majority decision (28- 28, 29-28, 29-28) Heavyweight End: Tom Aspinall defeats Andrei Arlovski by submission (starter at the back) at 1:09, R2 UFC Vegas 19 Prelims Featherweight End: Jared Gordon defeats Danny Chavez via unanimous decision (30 -27, 30-27, 29 -28) Lightweight bout: Drakkar Klose vs Luis Pena – CANCELED Boutamweight: John Castaneda defeats Eddie Wineland by TKO (punch s) at 4:53, R1Footweight Bout: Julian Erosa defeats Nate Landwehr by TKO (flying knee) at 0:56, R1Featherweight Bout: Rafael Alves vs Patrick Sabatini – CANCELED Female Flyweight bout: Casey O’Neill defeats Shana Dobson TKO (punches )) at 3:41 a.m., R2 Featherweight bout: Chas Skelly vs Jamall Emmers – CANCELED Bantamweight bout: Aiemann Zahabi beats Drako Rodriguez by KO (punch) at 3:05 a.m., R1 Heavyweight bout: Serghei Spivac beats Jared Vanderaa by TKO (punches) at 4: 32, R2

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