UFC Fight Night: ROZENSTRUIK VS SAKAI also known as UFC Vegas 28 is in the books.
In the Main Event #6 ranked Jairzinho Rozenstruik wasted no time assaulting #9 Augusto Sakai. Rozenstruik went in with aggression, got the knockdown, and threw a few punches on the ground for the TKO in the last second of the first round.
In the co-main event heavyweight bout, #8 Walt Harris took on surging #11 Marcin Tybura, and threw some heavy shots right away. Tybura weathered the storm, executed a takedown, and got the well-deserved TKO in the first round, which likely catapults him into the top ten.
At middleweight, Roman Dolidze out-grappled late notice opponent Laureano Staropoli with takedowns, standing back takes, and control across three rounds and won the unanimous decision.
Welterweight knockout artists Santiago Ponzinibbio and Miguel Baeza engaged quickly and furiously. Baeza controlled the distance and chopped with low kicks, then Ponzinibbio surged back with his jab and flurries of combinations. The third round was an entertaining slugfest and with grit both men lasted to the final bell. Ponzinibbio came out with the win on the scorecards, and both men earned the Fight of the Night bonus award.
Dana White Contender Series prospects Dusko Todorovic and late notice replacement Gregory Rodrigues squared off with heavy punches at middleweight. Rodrigues used crisp striking to edge ahead across all three rounds for the unanimous decision win.
Talented female flyweights Montana De La Rosa and Ariane Lipski opened the main card with a showing of their strengths. De La Rosa was able to nail her takedowns, overpowered Lipski, and with cutting elbows and ground and pound earned her first victory by TKO. UFC will now return with UFC 263. You can get all the details regarding UFC 263 by clicking here.
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: ROZENSTRUIK VS SAKAI Results
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