UFC Vegas 19: Derrick Lewis’ R2 uppercut stuns Curtis Blaydes in heavyweight upset

Derrick Lewis punches Curtis Blaydes in a heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on February 20, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

#4 ranked heavyweight Derrick Lewis relished the underdog tag and showcased timely takedown defence en route to blasting Curtis Blaydes (#2) into unconsciousness, after #7 ranked bantamweight Yana Kunitskaya’s big decision win over Ketlen Vieira (#6) in the co-main event. Continue reading

UFC on ESPN 16: Holly Holm dominant in main event UD win over Irene Aldana

Holly Holm dominates Irene Aldana to win lopsided decision in UFC Fight  Island 4 main event - MMA Fighting

Holly Holm showed why she’s the #2 ranked women’s bantamweight contender with a commanding decision win against Irene Aldana (#6) in the night’s main event, after Germaine de Randamie showed evolution in her game – defending her number one contender spot for Amanda Nunes’ belt courtesy of a third-round submission victory to stifle Julianna Pena (#4). 
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