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UFC Vegas 27: Jack Hermansson def Edmen Shahbazyan via Unanimous Decision

Jack Hermansson defeated Edmen Shahbazyan in the Middleweight contest of UFC Vegas 27 by unanimous decision of the judges.

UFC Vegas 27 Jack Hermansson

In the first fight of UFC Vegas 27’s main card, the number 7th ranked UFC Middleweight fighter Jack Hermansson entered the Octagon to face the number 10th ranked Middleweight fighter Edmen Shahbazyan. This fight was originally booked for UFC 262 but due to COVID protocols, it got pushed a week forward.

Hermansson is coming in this fight with a loss against Marvin Vettori and Shahbazyan is coming in this fight with a loss against Derek Brunson, which was the first loss of his MMA career.

Round 1: Hermansson started the round by staying outside and Shahbazyan landed a heavy shot on his body. Hermansson threw a low kick but Shahbazyan caught him with a jab. Uppercuts traded between both. Shahbazyan lands a hard kick to the body and Hermansson punched his way into the clinch. Shahbazyan landed a nice right hand just as the round ends.

Round 2: Hermansson punched his way into the clinch just as the round started. Shahbazyan defended the takedown against the fence and he pulled his guard. Hermansson caught him in the side control and Shahbazyan turns and slips out of the back.

Shahbazyan tried to grab the guillotine and Hermansson elevated his guard. Hermansson tried to grab the neck but solid finish for Shahbazyan for the round at UFC Vegas 27.

Hermansson turned the fight in his favor at the third round on UFC Vegas 27

Jack Hermansson and Edmen Shahbazyan

Round 3: Hermansson landed an early left hand to start the round. Shahbazyan landed an uppercut and Hermansson changed the level and went for a takedown. Hermansson stayed heavy on top and landed some heavy shots on the face of Shahbazyan. His eye busted open and Hermansson continued landing elbows to the face.

Shahbazyan tried to set free but Hermansson finished the fight on the top and turned the result of the fight in his favor at UFC Vegas 27.

Result: Jack Hermansson def Edmen Shahbazyan via Unanimous Decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)

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