The UFC Vegas 47 bonuses have been released.
The event took place in Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. Headlining the card was a middleweight clash between Jack Hermansson and Sean Strickland. This fight did not have the ingredients of a great fight if not even a good fight.
It was lacking pace with Jack not being able to get takedowns as he would like and could not find his range. Sean was finding a home for his jabs throughout it and looked fresh throughout the entire fight without taking damage. Sean was doing a good job of keeping up on the scorecards, but for a guy who is trying to make a title run, he did not do anything to be memorable. Strickland got the win by decision.
The co-main event saw more action between Punahele Soriano and Nick Maximov. It went the distance as the first round saw Soriano caught him with a big knee strike to the jaw, but Nick went for a takedown and failed to get it. He did jump on Soriano’s back to go for a choke, but did not get it.
In the second round, Nick continued to work for takedowns and got them, but he could not keep him there. Moving along to the third round, Nick got a takedown and kept him there for the remainder of the fight to get the decision win.
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Fight of the Night: Julian Erosa vs. Steven Peterson
Performance of the night: Shavkat Rakhmanov and Chidi Njokuani
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