UFC Vegas 30’s fight card is headlined by two heavyweights taking the stage as the undefeated UFC Heavyweight fighter, Ciryl Gane will enter the Octagon to face the number 5th ranked UFC Heavyweight fighter, Alexander Volkov. Apart from this, the fight card holds many interesting fights in the prelims as well. Here is the UFC Vegas 30 prelims result.
UFC Vegas 30: Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Danilo Marques
Round 1: Marques landed a right hand to start the fight and shoots for a takedown. Nzechukwu got off balance but he recovered quickly and tried to stand up. Marques still on his back and applied a body lock. Nzechukwu leaned against the fence and tried to save himself. Marques tried to choke him until the end but Nzechukwu survived.
Round 2: Marques tried a single leg to start the round but he got failed. Nzechukwu landed a stiff jab followed by a kick to the body. He secures a single leg of his own and tried to lock him in a body triangle. He tried to sneak his arm under the chin but Marques maintained his position well. Nzechukwu finally broke free and unleashed the fury of punches, Marques got clipped but the bell saved him.
Round 3: Nzechukwu unleashed the fury of punches as soon the round started. Marques tried his best to cover himself up but those shots hurt him badly and the referee waved off the fight.
UFC Vegas 30: Shavkat Rakhmonov vs Michael Prazeres
Round 1: The size difference in this fight is massive as Rakhmonov is much longer than Prazeres. Prazeres started the striking and landed a leg kick. Rakhmonov landed a jab and Prazeres landed huge hooks as he pressed him into the clinch. Prazeres tried to hold tight and Rakhmonov took him to the ground. He landed a nice knee to the body and they end on the feet.
Round 2: Rakhmonov landed a jab to start the round followed by a spinning kick to the chest. Prazeres tried to reach him with an overhand and Rakhmonov replied to him with a combination. Rakhmonov landed a few right hands and he tried to slip on Prazeres’s back. He moved his arm for the choke and that’s it here comes the tap.
Result: Shavkat Rakhmonov def Michael Prazeres via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) (Round 2, 2:10)
UFC Vegas 30: Warlley Alves vs Jeremiah Wells
Round 1: Alves started the fight from the center and Wells moved outside and circled him. Wells got him into the wrap and landed big right hands. Alves also tagged him with a few big punches and threw heavy shots on his feet. Wells again pressed into the clinch and ended the round with a kick to the body.
Round 2: Alves rushed forward to start the round, Wells leaped too and big jab scored from Wells. Low kick scored from Alves and Wells countered him with a right hand, he got hurt and Alves landed one more big shot and he’s out. What a finish!
UFC Vegas 30: Marcin Prachnio vs Ike Vilanueva
Round 1: Prachnio started the fight with an early low kick, Villanueva looked forward to press. Villanueva tags Prachnio with a right hand and his left eye already showed some damage. Spinning high kick from Prachnio blocked by Villanueva, and he landed a nice kick to the lead leg. Villanueva landed a stiff jab just as the round ends.
Round 2: Prachnio landed a left hand to start the round and he continued to attack the legs. Villanueva showed some aggression and moved forward but he eats a kick to the body. He goes down with the kick and that’s it, it’s over.
Result: Marcin Prachnio def Ike Villanueva via TKO (Body Kick) (Round 2, 0:56)
UFC Vegas 30: Julia Avila vs Julija Stoliarenko
Round 1: Stoliarenko came out quickly but get caught with a body kick from Avila and she recovered her balance as she looked forward to engaging. A high kick blocked by Avila and Stoliarenko lands a kick to the body. Avila swung again and Stoliarenko shoots for a takedown. Avila defended it well and answered her with a kick to the body as the round ends.
Round 2: Avila landed a stiff jab to start the round and Stoliarenko’s nose showing some signs of blood streaming down through it. Avila engaged again and Stoliarenko replied to her with a wild fury of punches. Avila chopped her legs and Stoliarenko lands a nice right hand. Avila backs away and landed a body kick. They finished the round in clinch.
Round 3: Avila again started the round with a jab followed by a superman punch. Stoliarenko immediately caught her in a clinch and Avila controlled her body and stayed on the top. She landed hammer fists and Stoliarenko rolls to get herself free. Avila got her back this time and she squeezes for the choke, and Stoliarenko taps.
Result: Julia Avila def Julija Stoliarenko via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 3, 4:19)
UFC Vegas 30: Charles Rosa vs Justin Jaynes
Round 1: Jaynes landed a nice right hand to start the fight, Rosa moved well and landed a low kick in reply. Jaynes slipped a big left hand, Rosa answered him with a kick to the body. Rosa continued working on the legs, Jaynes checking them well and Rosa shoots for an inside, the round ended with him being on the top.
Round 2: Strikes landed as the round started, Jaynes shoots for an inside and Rosa grabs his neck as they fall. Rosa took some damage and got back on his feet. Jaynes landed a hard kick to the body. Rosa again shoots for a takedown and he’s got Jaynes arm trapped. He tried to adjust but couldn’t get it as the round ends.
Round 3: Jaynes moved forward at the start of the third round, Rosa answered him with punches and shoots for a takedown. Jaynes tried to catch him in an arm triangle but Rosa spun north-south. They stand up after some scramble and Jaynes landed a big left. Uppercut scored for Jaynes as Rosa moved forward to clinch. Rosa finished the fight in a dominant spot.
Result: Charles Rosa def Justin Jaynes via Split Decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
UFC Vegas 30: Yancy Medeiros vs Damir Hadzovic
Round 1: Hadzovic started the fight with an early low kick, and both of them exchanged punches in the center. Medeiros landed a right hand while he walked forward, Hadzovic replied to him with a crisp right hand followed by a spinning kick to the body.
Medeiros popped some jabs and Hadzovic kept chopping his legs. Medeiros landed some nice combination and Hadzovic replied to him with a crisp right hand. Both of them traded shots as the round ends.
Round 2: Punches traded between both of them as the round started, Hadzovic attempted a takedown but Medeiros quickly returned back to his feet. Hadzovic landed a nice knee to the body and Mederios took some damage on his left eye while taking a barrage of punches. Mederios holds him in the clinch and landed few elbows just as the round ends.
Round 3: Medeiros walked forward and Hadzovic again answered him with a fury of punches. He still moved forward and took a lot of damage to his left eye. They again got into the clinch and Medeiros got his back and took him down. He hunted for the neck but couldn’t get it. He tried to scramble and look for one last squeeze but couldn’t get it. Heck of a fight it was!
Result: Damir Hadzovic def Yancy Medeiros via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)