With Glover Teixeira acceptable to support his airy heavyweight rubric against Jiri Prochazka astatine UFC 275 adjacent month, Saturday’s UFC Vegas 54 paper afforded the main lawsuit players to insert themselves into the rubric representation with a connection win.
Jan Blachowicz, arsenic a erstwhile champ, was astir apt conscionable a triumph oregon 2 distant from different changeable astatine gold. Aleksandar Rakic represented caller humor successful the division, and his lone setback had travel successful a arguable divided determination nonaccomplishment to Volkan Oezdemir.
The UFC Vegas 54 paper had a airy heavyweight co-main lawsuit arsenic well, with Ryan Spann looking to get backmost successful the triumph file against Moldova’s Ion Cutelaba. Cutelaba was undefeated successful his past 2 fights coming into the night, with a gully against Dustin Jacoby followed by a unanimous determination triumph other Devin Clark.
Spann, for his part, was looking to instrumentality to the triumph file aft being defeated by Anthony Smith past year. That combat had been a sizeable measurement up successful contention for the erstwhile LFA champ.
Women’s flyweight enactment was besides successful the spotlight astatine UFC Vegas 54, with Katlyn Chookagian lasting successful the mode of Amanda Ribas’ ascension, portion Andrea “KGB” Lee looked for a 3rd consecutive triumph other Viviane Araujo.
Following the event, tune successful for the UFC Vegas 54 post-fight property conference. The unrecorded watercourse is disposable above.