Bloody Elbow fight experts, Zane Simon & his cohort, Eddie Mercado recorded for you on Saturday, October 1st, 2022, with a breakdown of the UFC Vegas 61: ‘Dern vs Yan’ 11-bout Fight Night event; which took place at the APEX Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The guys have hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event in the player above, or they can be caught on our Bloody Elbow Presents YouTube Channel or any platform in our BE Presents Podcast Network.
For all the results, reactions and a plethora of details about the main card, and plenty of tidbits about all the prelims, be sure to hit play on the show to hear what our fight experts have to say!
Overall, this now 11-bout card saw four exciting first round finishes, three thrilling KO/TKO’s, two sweet submissions, and six hard-fought decisions, including our main event. Rounding things out, our fighters who were awarded for putting forth BONUS efforts included — POTN: Guido Cannetti, Chelsea Chandler, Brendan Allen, & Joaquim Silva. FOTN: Daniel Santos Def. John Castañeda.
Here’s a look at the UFC Vegas 61: ‘Dern vs Yan’ fight card & current records —
Main event scheduled for five rounds. All other bouts scheduled for three rounds. | Official UFC Vegas 61 Scorecards
MAIN CARD | SAT. OCT 1
11. Yan Xiaonan (16-3) DEF. Mackenzie Dern (12-3) — via majority decision (48-47, 48-47, 47-47)
10. Randy Brown (16-4) DEF. Francisco Trinaldo (28-9) — via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
9. Raoni Barcelos (17-3) DEF. Trevin Jones (13-9) — via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-27, 30-27)
8. Sodiq Yusuff (13-2) DEF. Don Shainis (12-4) — via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:30 of Round 1
7. Mike Davis (10-2) DEF. Viacheslav Borshchev (6-3) — via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-26, 30-26)
6. Daniel Santos (10-2) DEF. John Castañeda (19-6) — via TKO (strikes) at 4:28 of Round 2
5. Ilir Latifi (16-8) DEF. Aleksei Oleinik (60-17) — via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
4. Joaquim Silva (12-3) DEF. Jesse Ronson (21-12) — via TKO (strikes) at 3:02 of Round 2
3. Brendan Allen (20-5) DEF. Krzysztof Jotko (24-6) — via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:17 of Round 1
2. Chelsea Chandler (5-1) DEF. Julija Stoliarenko (10-7) — via TKO (strikes) at 4:15 of Round 1
1. Guido Cannetti (10-6) DEF. Randy Costa (6-4) — via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:04 of Round 1
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