UFC Vegas 6: Lewis vs Oleinik Results
UFC Vegas 6 goes down this weekend at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. In the main event, Aleksei Oleinik will be aiming to win his 60th professional MMA win, when he takes on Derrick Lewis in a heavyweight clash. Both men are on two fight win streaks. ‘The Boa Constrictor’ is coming off a split decision win over the former champion Fabricio Werdum, at UFC 249. While ‘The Black Beast’ is coming off a razor close unanimous decision against Ilir Latifi at UFC 247.
In the UFC Vegas 6 co-main event, Chris Weidman returns back to middleweight after an unsuccessful move up to light heavyweight, losing to Dominick Reyes last October at UFC Boston. He will face Omari Akhmedov, who is on a three fight win streak and is coming off a unanimous decision win over Ian Heinisch at UFC 245.
Elsewhere on the main card, Darren Stewart takes on Maki Pitolo, Yuna Kunitskaya faces Julija Stoliarenko and Beneil Dariush goes up against Scott Holtzman.
Official results from UFC Vegas 6:
Derrick Lewis defeats Aleksei Oleinik via second round TKO (0:21)
Chris Weidman defeats Omari Akhmedov via unanimous decision (29-27 x2, 29-28)
Darren Stewart defeats Maki Pitolo via first round guillotine submission (3:41)
Yana Kunitskaya defeats Julija Stoliarenko via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27 x2)
Beneil Dariush defeats Scott Holtzman via first round KO (4:38)
Tim Means defeats Laureano Staropoli via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Kevin Holland defeats Joaquin Buckley via third round KO (0:32)
Nasrat Haqparast defeats Alex Munoz via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Andrew Sanchez defeats Wellington Turman via first round KO (4:18)
Gavin Tucker defeats Justin Jaynes via third round rear naked choke submission (1:43)
Youssef Zalal defeats Peter Barrett via unanimous decision (30-26 x2, 30-27)
Irwin Rivera defeats Ali AlQaisi via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
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