After an exciting three-week hiatus, the UFC returned home to the UFC APEX for a sensational 13-fight card before embarking on a whirlwind four-week journey that will touch down in Boston, Singapore, Paris, and Sydney. This electrifying event showcased the Octagon’s prowess, kickstarting the action-packed afternoon on the West Coast with an explosive start that kept fans on the edge of their seats. The event delivered an astounding array of showdowns, including a remarkable seven first-round finishes that tied a record, breakthrough performances, and an overall collection of fights that leaves us eagerly anticipating the upcoming UFC 292 in Boston.
Main Event: Vicente Luque Triumphs Over Rafael Dos Anjos in Consistent Choice (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)
The feature bout of the night saw Vicente Luque and Rafael Dos Anjos collide in a high-octane fight. After a furious challenge that showcased their mind blowing abilities, Luque risen triumphant with a consistent choice from the judges, capturing scores of 49-46, 48-47, and 48-47. Their clash served as a confirmation to the devotion and soul of these two warriors, clearing out the Octagon with their names carved within the chronicles of UFC history.
Co-Main Event: Cub Swanson Excels Against Hakeem Dawodu with Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
In a captivating co-main event, Cub Swanson and Hakeem Dawodu locked horns, delivering an exhilarating showdown that had the crowd on their feet. After a thrilling battle, Swanson emerged as the victor, securing a unanimous decision with judges’ scores of 29-28 across the board. The clash between these two talented fighters showcased the heart and determination that make the UFC a true spectacle.
Khalil Rountree Jr. showcased his dominance, claiming victory over Chris Daukaus with a stunning TKO via strikes just 2 minutes and 40 seconds into the first round.
Iasmin Lucindo displayed his submission prowess, securing an arm-triangle choke victory over Polyana Viana at 3 minutes and 42 seconds into the second round.
AJ Dobson put on a show, triumphing over Tafon Nchukwi in a closely contested bout that resulted in a unanimous decision win, with all judges scoring the contest 29-28 in favor of Dobson.
These remarkable results were only a glimpse of the sensational action that unfolded at the UFC APEX. From explosive knockouts to expert submissions, this event had it all. As the UFC prepares to embark on its global tour, fight fans worldwide are eagerly anticipating the continuation of this incredible journey. Stay tuned for more electrifying matchups and unforgettable moments in the world of mixed martial arts.