All eyes will be on Las Vegas for the UFC 252 next weekend. Even so, the action took place in the desert capital on Saturday night for UFC Vegas 6 with a hand featured by Derrick Lewis against Aleksei Oleinik in a match that could have wide ramifications at weight class later.
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In the end, the much-favored Lewis got ahead of his opponents to put his name on championship conversation with Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier to fight for the title in that league next week.
These are the biggest winners and losers from UFC Vegas 6 in Las Vegas Saturday night. The results speak for themselves.
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“Thinking about a lot of sports and a lot of athletes nothing happens these days, and here we are re-calling the fights,” Felder said. “It’s a pretty good life we’re leading.”
Chalk dominated the rooster when 10 out of 12 boxers climbed into Octagon as favorites were bounty winners, and none of their four UFC debut boxers won.
Six of the 12 fights went the right distance, and those that did not reach the final whistle ended in different ways – including a rare KO with a reverse hand, another three with a punch surprise and another two games by suffocating submissions.
Rated heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Aleksei Oleinik took center stage for the main event, but we’ll get you a little thrilled about that particular result. As always, Bleacher Report compiles a complete list of real winners and losers for the show and we encourage you to read through to see how you match up with us.
This is the stop before there’s a big pay-per-view show next weekend.
But that doesn’t mean it’s just another Saturday night at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The 12-stroke card has been packaged up as another Fight Night product on ESPN, and there’s a downsized broadcast team that includes match-blower Brendan Fitzgerald and analyst Paul Felder.
Megan Olivi was present for the locker room features, and Joe Martinez handled the cage notification task.
This is the 14th performance to be performed by the company since its comeback in early May after a pandemic-related shutdown and the second performance since returning after a long month at Fight Island in United Arab Emirates.