UFC Vegas 67: ‘Strickland vs. Imavov’ | 6th Round Post-Fight Show

Bloody Elbow fight expert, Zane Simon & his co-hort Eddie Mercado recorded for you on Saturday, January 14th, 2023, with a breakdown of the…

By: June M. Williams | 4 months ago
UFC Vegas 67: ‘Strickland vs. Imavov’ | 6th Round Post-Fight Show
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Bloody Elbow fight expert, Zane Simon & his co-hort Eddie Mercado recorded for you on Saturday, January 14th, 2023, with a breakdown of the the first UFC event of 2023; UFC Vegas 67: ‘Strickland vs Imavov’ — a now 12-bout card which took place from 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!

June M. Williams

“UFC kicks the year off with a thrilling contender clash that will see No. 7 ranked middleweight Sean Strickland take on No. 12 ranked Nassourdine Imavov. Though both men are ranked at middleweight, this special main event will take place at light heavyweight. Also, No. 13 ranked featherweight contender Dan Ige squares off with streaking Damon Jackson.” h/t: UFC.com

Here’s a look at what transpired…

Overall, this 12-bout card saw three exciting first round finishes, five thrilling KO/TKO’s, one sweet sub, and five hard-fought decisions, one split. BONUSES included — POTN: Allan Nascimento, Umar Nurmagomedov, Roman Kopylov, & Dan Ige. NO FOTN.

Here’s a look at the UFC Vegas 67: ‘Strickland vs Imavov’ fight card, updated records & full results from the event

Official UFC Vegas 67 Scorecards

At 2:06 – 11. MAIN: 205lbs – Sean Strickland #6 (26-5) DEF. Nassourdine Imavov #13 (12-4) – via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)

At 7:14 – 10. CO-MAIN: Dan Ige (16-6) DEF. Damon Jackson (22-5) – via KO (left hook) at 4:13 of Round 2

At 10:50 – 9. Roman Kopylov (10-2) DEF. Punahele Soriano (9-3) – via TKO (strikes) at 3:19 of Round 2

At 12:25 – 8. Raquel Pennington (15-8) DEF. Ketlen Vieira (13-3) – via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

At 14:54 – 7. Umar Nurmagomedov (16-0) DEF. Raoni Barcelos (17-4) – via KO (left hand) at 4:40 of Round

At 19:14 – 6. Basharat (14-0) DEF. Mateus Mendonça (10-1) – via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

At 19:49 – 5. Abdul Razak Alhassan (12-5) DEF. Claudio Ribeiro (10-3) – via KO (punches) at 0:28 of Round 2

At 20:20 – 4. Mateusz Rębecki (17-1) DEF. Nick Fiore (6-1) – via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

At 21:09 – 3. Allan Nascimento (20-6) vs. Carlos Hernandez (8-2) – via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:16 of Round 1


At 25:52 – 2. 145lbs – Daniel Argueta (9-1) DEF. Nick Aguirre (7-1) – via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

At 25:59 – 1. 125lbs – Charles Johnson (13-3) DEF. Jimmy Flick (16-6) – viaTKO (strikes) at 4:33 of Round 1

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Join us again for another episode of the ‘6th Round’ next weekend. Zane will be back with Eddie to give you hot takes, possible next fights and reactions for the overall event when we review the UFC 283: ‘Teixeira vs. Hill’ & ‘Figueiredo vs. Moreno 4’ PPV next Saturday, January 21, 2023!

Official UFC Fight Poster for UFC Vegas 67: Strickland vs. Imavov Fight Night event



Stream all the fights broadcast LIVE from the #UFCAPEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, RIGHT HERE! Don’t miss a single second of face-punching action!

Watch Middleweight Action when #6 ranked veteran Sean Strickland (25-5) takes on #13 ranked contender Nassourdine Imavov (12-3) in his back-to-back Main Event appearances & featherweights Dan Ige vs Damon Jackson brawl in the Co-Main — Plus, exciting action ensues on this Fight Night card with bouts such as: Punahele Soriano vs Roman Kopylov, Ketlen Vieira vs Raquel Pennington, Umar Nurmagomedov vs Raoni Barcelos, & more!

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June M. Williams
June M. Williams

June M. Williams is the Bloody Elbow Production Manager & Ombudsperson, as well as our Podcast Syndicator. She is also an acting author, editor & lead fixer for Bloody Elbow. She began work for the Combat Sports Division of SB Nation in 2010, making BE her primary home since 2013.

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