The main card of UFC Vegas 48 is here with an exciting lightweight bout of Jim Miller vs Nikolas Motta.
UFC Vegas 48 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a spectacular light heavyweight fight between Johnny Walker and Jamahal Hill. In the second fight of the main card, a UFC veteran is challenged by a fairly new UFC fighter in an exciting bout.
Both the fighters are looking to stay on the winning chart at the UFC Apex this weekend. UFC Veteran Jim Miller has a record of 33-16 in his exemplary career and is coming off a TKO win against Eric Gonzalez. Meanwhile, Nikolas Motta is only one fight into the promotion, winning the first fight against Joe Lowry in 2020. Let’s see how this fight plays out at UFC Fight Night 201.
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Jim Miller knocks out Nikolas Motta at UFC Vegas 48
Round 1 Jim Miller acts the aggressor as he draws first blood with a left hand. Motta not really diving into the action and looking to time his shots. Miller with a stunning low kick that shakes his opponent. Motta goes at the body of Miller and gets a fiery response up top. A superman punch for Miller and he lands well. The round ends in favor of Miller.
Round 2 The second round bell goes and Motta looks a little more active. The newcomer looks to throw hands and goes for the legs right away. Very good start for Nikolas compared to the first as he gets busy against the veteran. Motta with a lot of punches but a huge right hand from Jim Miller sees Nikolas drop to the canvas followed by more punches as referee Keith Peterson intervenes to put a stop to the contest. WHAT A WIN!
Results Jim Miller def. Nikolas Motta via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 1:58
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