The Octagon returns to Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 57 event, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by Arman Tsarukyan vs. Mateusz Gamrot.
Tsarukyan (18-2 MMA) will enter the contest sporting a five-fight winning streak, his latest being a second round TKO victory over Joel Alvarez back in February. The Armenian-Russian has gone 5-1 since joining the UFC in April of 2019, with his lone loss coming against top contender Islam Makhachev.
Meanwhile, Mateusz Gamrot (20-1 MMA) is coming off three straight stoppage wins, his most recent being a TKO victory over Carlos Diego Ferreira back in December. The former KSW lightweight champion has gone 3-1 since joining the UFC ranks, with his lone loss coming by split decision to Guram Kutateladze.
Tonight’s UFC Vegas 57 event is co-headlined by a key welterweight bout featuring Neil Magny taking on Shavkat Rakhmonov.
Magny (26-8 MMA) will enter the contest on a two-fight winning streak, his most recent being a split decision win over Max Griffin. The welterweight veteran has gone 5-1 over his past six Octagon appearances overall.
Meanwhile, Shavkat Rakhmonov (15-0 MMA) has gone a perfect 3-0 since joining the UFC ranks in October of 2020. The Kazakhstan native most recently competed back in February, where he scored a first round knockout victory over Carlston Harris.
If that wasn’t enough to get you interested, tonight’s UFC Vegas 57 event also features the return of Umar Nurmagomedov. The undefeated bantamweight is set to collide with Nate Maness on the evenings main card.
UFC Vegas 57 Main Card (10pm EST on ESPN+)
Arman Tsarukyan vs. Mateusz Gamrot – Gamrot def. Tsarukyan by unanimous decision (48-47 x3)
Neil Magny vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov – Rakhmonov def. Magny via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:59 of Round 2
Josh Parisian vs. Alan Baudot – Parisian def. Baudot via TKO (punches) at 3:04 of Round 2
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Thiago Moisés vs. Christos Giagos – Moises def. Giagos via Sub (rear-naked choke) at 3:05 of Round 1
Nate Maness vs. Umar Nurmagomedov – Nurmagomedov def. Maness by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-25)
Chris Curtis vs. Rodolfo Vieira – Curtis def. Vieira by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
UFC Vegas 57 Prelims (7pm EST on ESPN+)
Carlos Ulberg vs. Tafon Nchukwi – Ulberg def. Nchukwi via TKO (punches) at 1:15 of Round 1
Shayilan Nuerdanbieke vs. T.J. Brown – Nuerdanbieke def. Brown by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Raulian Paiva vs. Sergey Morozov – Morozov def. Paiva by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
JP Buys vs. Cody Durden – Durden def. Buys via TKO (punches) at 1:08 of Round 1
Brian Kelleher vs. Mario Bautista – Bautista def. Kelleher via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:27 of Round 1
Vanessa Demopoulos vs. Jinh Yu Frey – Demopoulos def. Frey by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Who are you picking to win tonight’s UFC Vegas 57 main event between Arman Tsarukyan and Mateusz Gamrot? Share your predictions in the comment section PENN Nation!