Bloody Elbow fight expert, Zane Simon & his co-hort Eddie Mercado recorded for you on Sat/Sun, February 4th/5th, 2023, with a breakdown of the the UFC Apex event of 2023; UFC Vegas 68: ‘Derrick Lewis vs. Serghei Spivac’ & ‘Road to UFC’ Finales — a low quality 11-bout card, from the APEX facility in Sin City.
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. Plus now, you can show your love and support the efforts of our Podcast team by becoming a devoted degenerate patron at our 6th Round/Vivi Patreon!
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!
Here’s a look at what transpired…
This now 11-bout card saw five exciting first round finishes, three thrilling KO/TKO’s, four sweet subs, and three hard-fought decisions – one split, & one majority draw. Post-Fight BONUS Awards included — POTN: Serghei Spivac, Anshul Jubli, Rinya Nakamura, & Tatsuro Taira. FOTN: None.
UFC Vegas 68: ‘Lewis vs. Spivac’ & ‘Road to UFC’ Finale fight card, updated records & full results from the event —
Official UFC Vegas 68 Scorecards
ESPN+ MAIN CARD | SAT. FEB. 4/5 — 1AM/10PM ETPT
11. Main Event – 265lbs: Serghei Spivac (16-3) DEF. Derrick Lewis (26-11) — submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:05 of Round 1
10. Co-Main Event – 205lbs: Devin Clark (14-7) DEF. Da Un Jung (15-4) — unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
9. 265lbs: Marcin Tybura (24-7) DEF. Blagoy Ivanov (19-5) — unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
8. 145lbs: Doo Ho Choi (14-4-1) DEF. Kyle Nelson (13-5-1) — fight to a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
7. 170lbs: Adam Fugitt (9-3) DEF. Yasaku Kinoshita (6-2) — TKO (elbows) at 4:36 of Round 1
ESPN+ ‘Road to UFC – Season 2’ TOURNAMENT FINALS
6. Lightweight Final: Anshul Jubli (7-0) DEF. Jeka Saragih (13-3) — TKO (strikes) at 3:44 of Round 2
5. Featherweight Final: Jeong Yeong Lee (10-1) DEF. Zha Yi (22-4) — split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
4. Bantamweight Final: Rinya Nakamura (7-0) DEF. Toshiomi Kazama (10-3) — knockout (left hand) at 0:33 of Round 1
3. Flyweight Final: Hyun Sung Park (8-0) DEF. Seung Guk Choi (6-2) — submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:11 of Round 3
ESPN+ EARLY PRELIMS | 10PM/7PM ETPT
2. 185lbs: Jun Yong Park (16-5) DEF. Denis Tiuliulin (11-7) — technical submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:05 of Round 1
1. 125lbs: Tatsuro Taira (13-0) DEF. Jesus Aguilar (8-2) — submission (armbar) at 4:20 of Round 1
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Join us again for another episode of the ‘6th Round’, next weekend, when 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 284: ‘Makhachev vs. Volkanovski’ & ‘Rodriguez vs. Emmett’ event with those two title fights at the top of the PPV card! The show will air on Sunday, February 12, 2023.
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