UFC Vegas 38: ‘Santos vs Walker’ | 6th Round Post-Fight Show

Bloody Elbow fight experts, Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado, are here tonight – Saturday, October 2nd., 2021, to breakdown the UFC Vegas 38: ‘Thiago…

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UFC Vegas 38: ‘Santos vs Walker’ | 6th Round Post-Fight Show
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Bloody Elbow fight experts, Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado, are here tonight – Saturday, October 2nd., 2021, to breakdown the UFC Vegas 38: ‘Thiago Santos vs. Johnny Walker’ event, which was broadcast from the cozy confines of the Apex Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The guys will have hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event in the player above, or can be caught on our Bloody Elbow Presents YouTube Channel or any our BE Presents Podcast Network. (SPOILERS…)

After undergoing five cancelled/fizzled bouts while setting up this card, the UFC featured a lackluster 12-bout event earlier tonight, with a Light Heavyweight showdown in the main event. They showcased a battle between fight veterans, #5 ranked Thiago ‘Marreta (The Sledgehammer)” Santos and #10 ranked, DWCS alum, Johnny Walker.

For the co-main event, we had a Middleweight brawl between fight veteran, Kevin ‘Trailblazer’ Holland sporting a 20-7 record and up-and-comer, Kyle Daukaus with an impressive start in his 10-1 record to date.

Also on the card, we had a Women’s Flyweight bout between the undefeated Casey ‘King’ O’Neill for a POTN victory over the other Shevchenko sister, Antonina, and another bonus earning bout in our Bantamweight tilt between D. Silva de Andrade and Gaetano ‘El Tigre’ Pirello.

Douglas d’Silva def. Gaetano Pirrrello via KO (punch) at 2:04 of Round 1…

This week the guys’ picks heading into the 12-bout event were:

Both: Santos
Both: Holland – No Contest
Both: Price
Zane: Cirkunov, Eddie: Jotko
Both: Hernandez
Zane: Gordon, Eddie: Solecki
Zane: O’Neill, Eddie: Shevchenko
Both: Rosa
Zane: Smith, Eddie: Mullarkey
Both: Andrade
Zane: Young, Eddie: Egger
Zane: Perez, Eddie: Eduardo

Overall, this now 12-bout card saw two exhilarating first round finishes, five impressive KO/TKO’s, one sweet submission, and five hard-fought decisions, two split. Rounding things out, bonuses for putting forth POTN efforts went to Casey O’Neill and Silva de Andrade; FOTN honors went to no one tonight. What a great night of fights we have to share with you, join us to discuss all the action…

Here’s a look at the fight card, updated fight records & results —


12. 205lbs: Thiago Santos (22-9) DEF. Johnny Walker (18-6) – DEC, Unanimous

11. 185lbs: Kevin Holland (21-7-0) vs. Kyle Daukaus (10-2-0) – Ends in a No Contest, Accidental Headbutt

10. 170lbs: Niko Price (15-5) DEF. Alex Oliveira (22-11)DEC, Unanimous

9. 185lbs: Krzysztof Jotko (23-5) DEF. Misha Cirkunov (15-7) DEC, Split

8. 155lbs: Alexander Hernandez (13-4) DEF. Mike Breeden (10-4) – KO/TKO, Overhand Right at 1:20 of Rd 1

7. 155lbs: Jared Gordon (18-4) DEF. Joe Solecki (11-3) – DEC, Split

6. 125lbs: Casey O’Neill (8-0) DEF. Antonina Shevchenko (9-4)KO/TKO, G&P at 4:47 of Rd 2, Total 9:47

5. 135lbs: Karol Rosa (15-3) DEF. Bethe Correira (11-6) – DEC, Unanimous

4. 155lbs: Jamie Mullarkey (14-4) DEF. Devonte Smith (11-3) KO/TKO, Punches at 2:51 of Rd 2, Total 7:51

3. 135lbs: D’ Silva de Andrade (27-4) DEF. Gaetano Pirrello (15-7) – KO/TKO, Counter Left Hook at 2:04 of Rd 1

2. 135lbs: Stephanie Egger (6-2) DEF. Shanna Young (7-4) – KO/TKO, G & P at 2:22 of Rd 2, Total 7:22

1. 125lbs: Alejandro Perez (22-8) DEF. Johnny Eduardo (28-13)SUB, Modified Armbar at 4:13 of Rd 2, Total 9:13

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June M. Williams
June M. Williams

June M. Williams is the Bloody Elbow Ombudsperson, Lead Fixer, Author, Statistician, Watch Party Moderator, and Podcast Network & Syndication Manager.

She began work for the Combat Sports Division of SB Nation in 2010, making Bloody Elbow her primary home since 2014.

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