HomeUFCUFC Vegas 22 outcomes: Derek Brunson outworks Kevin Holland
UFC Vegas 22 outcomes: Derek Brunson outworks Kevin Holland
March 21, 2021
The UFC Vegas 22 outcomes had been coloured with a number of spectacular knockouts, however the primary occasion boiled all the way down to a seasoned veteran outworking a rising contender.
UFC Vegas 22 outcomes: Derek Brunson dominates Kevin Holland with superior wrestling
The UFC Vegas 22 most important occasion began off as a reasonably dominant first spherical for Brunson. That dominance continued all through the battle. Brunson utilized his wrestling all through all 5 rounds to take care of over quarter-hour of floor management. Regardless, it was not sufficient to close Holland up.
Within the second spherical, the battle noticed an fascinating alternate on the ft with Holland touchdown vital strikes that visibly wobbled Brunson. Not lengthy after that burst of momentum for “Trailblazer,” Brunson once more secured a takedown and regained floor management.
The rest of the battle was primarily the identical story. A complete of 5 takedowns from Brunson and constant floor management gave Holland slim alternative to say any offense.
Whereas Holland made somewhat extra UFC historical past by turning into the primary fighter within the promotion to take Brunson down, Brunson didn’t feed into Holland’s banter. He maintained focus for everything of the battle and introduced house a well-deserved unanimous determination victory.
UFC Vegas 22 outcomes: Max Griffin lives as much as his nickname with vicious KO of Track Kenan
Workforce Alpha Male product Max “Ache” Griffin actually proved his nickname is well-deserved by clocking Track Kenan with a vicious one-two mixture to faceplant him at 2:20 within the first spherical.
Each Griffin and Kenan began the battle with frequent output, buying and selling strikes with momentum swaying backwards and forwards.
Not lengthy after a stuffed takedown try from Griffin, Kenan landed a proper hand together with a kick to the physique earlier than “Ache” put Kenan to sleep.
In an evening filled with knockouts, maybe this was probably the most spectacular one of many night.
UFC Vegas 22 outcomes: Adrian Yanez patiently delivers Third-round KO towards Gustavo Lopez
Adiran Yanez continued to impress followers, pundits and fighters by defeating esteemed prospect Gustavo Lopez by TKO within the third spherical of their bantamweight scrap.
The story of the battle was Yanez strolling down Lopez with little concern for the menace his opponent posed on the ft, peppering him with slick boxing mixtures all through and wobbling Lopez a number of instances within the course of.
Yanez remained extraordinarily affected person all through the battle as effectively. Somewhat than chasing the end, Yanez as a substitute let the knockout come to him.
Yanez took house the highlight-reel knockout end within the third spherical.
UFC Vegas 22 outcomes: Tai Tuivasa steamrolls newcomer Harry Hunsucker
Australian heavyweight Tai Tuivasa placed on an astounding efficiency, delivering a impolite welcome to UFC newcomer Harry Hunsucker with a vicious TKO 49 seconds into the primary spherical.
Tuivasa weathered Hunsucker’s early haymakers and shortly neutralized his lead leg with devastating leg kicks earlier than delivering a few highly effective proper arms to knock Hunsucker down. He adopted with floor and pound strikes earlier than the battle was stopped.
With this victory over a brief discover opponent, Tuivasa has earned his first successful streak within the UFC since 2018.