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UFC Vegas 65: ‘Lewis vs. Spivak’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon returns to Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 65 event, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by Derrick Lewis vs. Sergey Spivak.

Lewis (26-10 MMA) will enter the contest looking to rebound, this after suffering back-to-back knockout losses to Sergei Pavlovich and Tai Tuivasa in his most recent efforts. ‘The Black Beast’ has gone 2-3 over his past five fight overall, scoring stoppage wins over Curtis Blaydes and Chris Daukaus during that stretch.

Meanwhile, Sergey Spivak (15-3 MMA) enters UFC Vegas 65 sporting a two-fight winning streak, this after earning TKO victories over Greg Hardy and Augusto Sakai in his most recent Octagon appearances. The ‘Polar Bear’ has gone 6-3 since joining the UFC ranks in May of 2019.

Tonight’s event is co-headlined by a light heavyweight matchup between Ion Cutelaba and Kennedy Nzechukwu.

Ion Cutelaba
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Cutelaba (16-8-1 MMA) will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he takes to the Octagon this evening. ‘The Hulk’ is coming off back-to-back submission losses to Ryan Spann and Johnny Walker in his most recent efforts. The Moldova native has gone just 1-4-1 over his past six UFC appearances.

Meanwhile, Kennedy Nzechukwu (10-3 MMA) was last seen in action this past July, where he scored a third-round TKO victory over Karl Roberson. That victory snapped a two-fight losing streak for the ‘African Savage’, as Kennedy had previously suffered setbacks to Jung Da-un and Nicolae Negumereanu.

Get all of tonight’s live results and highlights below (refresh for updates):

UFC Vegas 65 Main Card (4pm EST on ESPN+)

Derrick Lewis vs. Serghei Spivac – Canceled

Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Ion Cutelaba – Nzechukwu def. Cutelaba via TKO at 2:02 of Round 2

Chase Sherman vs. Waldo Cortes-Acosta – Acosta def. Sherman by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)

Andre Fialho vs. Muslim Salikhov – Salikhov def. Fialho via TKO at 1:03 of Round 3

Jack Della Maddalena vs. Danny Roberts – Jack Della Maddalena def. Roberts via TKO at 3:24 of Round 1

Charles Johnson vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov – Johnson def. Zhumagulov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

UFC Vegas 65 Prelims (1pm EST on ESPN+)

Jennifer Maia vs. Maryna Moroz – Maia def. Moroz by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)

Vince Morales vs. Miles Johns – Johns def. Morales by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)

Ricky Turcios vs. Kevin Natividad – Turcios def. Natividad by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Vanessa Demopoulos vs. Maria Oliveira – Demopoulos def. Oliveira by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Brady Hiestand vs. Fernie Garcia – Hiestand def. Garcia by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Natalia Silva vs. Tereza Bleda – Silva def. Bleda via TKO (spinning back kick) at 1:27 of Round 3

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