UFC Vegas 73: hot takes, possible next fights, and reactions to the overall event

UFC Vegas 73 Post Fight Show starring BE Fight Analysts: Zane Simon & Dayne Fox with hot takes, possible next fights & reactions to the overall Mackenzie Dern vs Angela Hill event.

By: June M. Williams | 4 months ago
UFC Vegas 73: hot takes, possible next fights, and reactions to the overall event
Mackenzie Dern and Angela Hill Square off at UFC Vegas 73 Weigh-ins

Join us after UFC Vegas 73: ‘Dern vs. Hill’ wraps up…

for our 6th Round Post-Fight Show, hosted by resident Bloody Elbow Fight Analysts, Zane Simon and his cohort, Dayne Fox. The guys will recap all the action that just went down between UFC Strawweight top contenders, Mackenzie Dern and Angela Hill, complete with hot takes, possible next fights and reactions to the overall UFC Vegas 73 event.


The guys will be recording via Skype after the shows usually wrap up. Zane and Eddie have implemented a new ‘numerical star rating system’ for reviewing the bouts on the card during these segments, which is highly entertaining. All you need to do is join us at BloodyElbowPodcast.Substack.com, share your email with us so we can notify you when new shows drop, and pledge your support to our podcast team — so we can keep bringing the shows to you, especially in video for PPV events.

What Transpired?

This now 12-bout card saw one exciting first round finish, six thrilling KO/TKO’s, no subs, and six hard-fought decisions, one split. Post-Fight performance bonuses for UFC Vegas 73 were awarded to: Carlos Diego and Viacheslav Borshchev. Fight of the Night for this event went to: ‘Mackenzie Dern vs. Angela Hill’.

UFC Vegas 73: ‘Dern vs. Hill’ Fight Card & Results

Main Card | SAT. MAY 20

12. 115lbs – Mackenzie Dern (13-3) DEF. Angela Hill (15-13)unanimous decision (49-43, 49-44, 49-44)
11. 185lbs – Anthony Hernandez (11-2) DEF. Edmen Shahbazyan (12-4)TKO (strikes) at 1:01 of Round 3
10. 120lbs – Lupita Godinez (10-3) DEF. Emily Ducote (12-8)unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
9. 170lbs – Joaquin Buckley (16-6) DEF. Andre Fialho (16-7)TKO (left high kick) at 4:15 of Round 2
8. 155lbs – Diego Ferreira (18-5) DEF. Michael Johnson (21-19)KO (right hand) at 1:50 of Round 2
Official UFC Vegas 73 Scorecards

Prelims Card

7. 155lbs – Viacheslav Borshchev (7-3) DEF. Maheshate (9-3)TKO (strikes) at 2:37 of Round 2
6. 115lbs – Karolina Kowalkiewicz (15-7) DEF. Vanessa Demopoulos (9-5)unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
5. 170lbs – Gilbert Urbina (7-2) DEF. Orion Cosce (8-2)TKO (strikes) at 2:55 of Round 2
4. 265lbs – Rodrigo Nascimento (10-1) DEF. Ilir Latifi (16-9)Nascimento (29-28, 29-28) def Latifi (29-28) via split decision
3. 155lbs – Chase Hooper (12-3-1) DEF. Nick Fiore (6-2)unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
2. 125lbs – Natália Silva (15-5-1) DEF. Victoria Leonardo (9-5)TKO (strikes) at 2:58 of Round 1
1. 170lbs – Themba Gorimbo (11-4) DEF. Takashi Sato (16-7)unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Zane’s Picks

Here are Zane’s picks from the UFC Vegas 73 MMA Vivisection Main Card & Prelims shows earlier this week:

Main Card PicksPrelims Card Picks
12. Dern7. Maheshate
11. Hernandez6. Demopoulus
10. Ducote5. Cosce
9. Buckley4. Latifi
8. Ferreira3. Hooper
2. Leonardo
1. Sato

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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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