UFC Vegas 47: ‘Hermansson vs. Strickland’ Live Results and Highlights

UFC Vegas 47, Sean Strickland, Jack Hermansson, UFC
UFC Vegas 47 - Sean Strickland vs. Jack Hermansson

The Octagon returns to Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 47 event, a thirteen-bout fight card headlined by Jack Hermansson vs. Sean Strickland.

Hermansson (22-6 MMA) most recently competed back in May, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over highly touted prospect Edmen Shahbazyan. That win was preceded by a loss to Marvin Vettori in December of 2020.

Meanwhile, Sean Strickland (24-3 MMA) will enter tonight’s UFC Vegas 47 main event sporting a five-fight winning streak, his latest being a unanimous decision victory over Uriah Hall. The controversial American has not tasted defeat since May of 2018, when he was stopped by Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos.

Saturday’s event is co-headlined by another middleweight matchup featuring Nick Maximov taking on Punahele Soriano.

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Punahele Soriano

Maximov (7-0 MMA) made his Octagon debut at UFC 266 where he earned a unanimous decision victory over Cody Brundage.

Meanwhile, Soriano (8-1 MMA) will be looking to rebound, this after suffering his first career loss to Brendan Allen back in July.

UFC Vegas 47 Main Card (7pm EST, ESPN+)

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Jack Hermansson vs. Sean Strickland – Strickland def. Hermansson by split decision (49-46, 47-48, 49-46)

Nick Maximov vs. Punahele Soriano – Maximov def. Soriano by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)

Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Carlston Harris – Rakhmonov def. Harris via TKO at 4:10 of Round 1

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Sam Alvey vs. Brendan Allen – Allen def. Alvey via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:10 of Round 2

Bryan Battle vs. Tresean Gore – Battle def. Gore by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Julian Erosa vs. Steven Peterson – Erosa def. Peterson by split decision (29-28 x2, 28-29)

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UFC Vegas 47 Prelims (4pm EST, ESPN+)

John Castaneda vs. Miles Johns – Castaneda def. Johns via submission at 1:38 of Round 3

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Hakeem Dawodu vs. Mike Trizano – Dawodu def. Trizano by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Chidi Njokuani – Njokuani def. Barriault via KO at 0:16 of Round 1

Alexis Davis vs. Julija Stoliarenko – Davis def. Stoliarenko by unanimous decision (29-27 x2, 30-27)

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Jailton Almeida vs. Danilo Marques – Almeida def. Marques via TKO at 2:57 of Round 1

Jason Witt vs. Philip Rowe – Rowe def. Witt via TKO at 2:15 of Round 2

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Malcolm Gordon vs. Denys Bondar – Gordon def. Bondar via submission (technical) at 1:22 of Round 1

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