UFC Vegas 46: Katlyn Chookagian with a dominant win over Jennifer Maia

Check out the results of Katlyn Chookagian vs Jennifer Maia on the main card of UFC Vegas 46.

Katlyn Chookagian UFC Vegas 46
Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Vegas 46

The main card of UFC Vegas 46 is here with a spectacular flyweight matchup of Katlyn Chookagian vs Jennifer Maia.

UFC Vegas 46 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a spectacular featherweight fight between Giga Chikadze and Calvin Kattar. This is the first event of 2022 for the UFC. In this fight, two veterans face each other in the women’s flyweight division hoping to get a shot at the title.

#4 ranked Jennifer Maia takes on #2 ranked Katlyn Chookagian in a very interesting battle. After her title shot at UFC 247 against Valentina Shevchenko, Katlyn has gone 3-1 in her last four fights. The fighter is coming off a two-fight winning streak. Maia is also another fighter that is looking to build up a winning streak so she could have another shot at the title. Continue reading to see how this fight at UFC Vegas 46 plays out.

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Katlyn Chookagian takes control at UFC Vegas 46

UFC Vegas 46 Katlyn Chookagian vs Jennifer Maia
Chookagian vs Maia

Round 1 Both the flyweight contenders took the center and Maia looked with a motive right from the beginning. A great jab from Jennifer as she connects well with Chookagian’s face. Katlyn responds with her own but has no sting in her jab. A low calf kick from Jennifer and Katlyn responded with a nice combination.

Chookagian takedown Maia and controls the lower guard sweeps. Katlyn really looking for a finish. But the round ends with both the fighters on the ground.

Round 2 Katlyn once again motivated to get a finish. Maia with a strong right hand but Chookagian with a body lock but both separate. Maia chases a takedown Katlyn with good defense against the cage. A head kick for Katlyn followed by a strong right hand. Katlyn looking for a choke but the bell goes.

Round 3 Crisp combination by Chookagian as she looked to slow down her opponent. Maia looked for the pocket but Katlyn was swift to move. Maia looking for the finish but Chookagian maintains distance and is content with a decision win. Jennifer fails to find range once again. Great one-two from Katlyn. A great fight comes to an end.

Results Katlyn Chookagian def. Jennifer Maia via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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