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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is locked and loaded for UFC Vegas 30, which takes place this afternoon (Sat., June 26, 2021), streaming on ESPN+ from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Headlining duties fall to Heavyweight hurters Ciryl Gane and Alexander Volkov, who collide for a spot in the 265-pound title chase. Shortly before that hard-hitting affair gets underway, fellow Heavyweight bruisers Tanner Boser and Ovince Saint Preux go to war for division bragging rights.

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Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Gane vs. Volkov.” Without further delay, see below for the updated UFC Vegas 30 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)

UFC VEGAS 30 QUICK RESULTS:

Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov — Gane def. Volkov by unanimous decision (50-45 x2, 49-46) — HIGHLIGHTS
Tanner Boser vs. Ovince Saint Preux — Boser def. Saint Preux by TKO (knee and punches) at 2:31 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS
Raoni Barcelos vs. Timur Valiev — Valiev def. Barcelos by majority decision (28-28, 29-28 x2)
Andre Fili vs. Daniel Pineda — No Contest (eye poke) at 0:46 of Round Two
Nicolas Dalby vs. Tim Means — Means def. Dalby by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Jai Herbert vs. Renato Moicano — Moicano def. Herbert by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:34 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS
Danilo Marques vs Kennedy Nzechukwu — Nzechukwu def. Marques by TKO (punches) at 0:20 of Round Three — HIGHLIGHTS
Michel Prazeres vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov — Rakhmonov def. Prazeres by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:10 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS
Warlley Alves vs. Jeremiah Wells — Wells def. Alves by KO (punches) at 0:30 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS
Marcin Prachnio vs. Ike Villanueva — Prachnio def. Villanueva by KO (body kick) at 0:56 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS
Julia Avila vs. Julija Stoliarenko — Avila def. Stoliarenko by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:19 of Round Three — HIGHLIGHTS
Justin Jaynes vs. Charles Rosa — Rosa def. Jaynes by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Damir Hadzovic vs. Yancy Medeiros — Hadzovic def. Medeiros by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

UFC VEGAS 30 PLAY-BY-PLAY:

265 lbs.: Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov

Round 1: Volkov sending out kicks to start, firing combinations. Gane launching kicks of his own. One minute in. Gane with a straight left downstairs. Sharp jab. He lands a body kick, Volkov comes back with a low kick. Another hard Volkov low kick catches Gane in an awkward spot. Two minutes in. Low kick exchange. Gane front kick, Volkov low kicks. Two minutes to go.

Gane with an overhand right into a level change, can’t get it. Volkov keeping up the body and low kicks. Gane 1-2. One minute to go. Volkov body kick, eats a straight, trading low kicks. Heavy 1-2 from Gane after taking some more low kicks. 10-9 Volkov.

Round 2: They trade leg kicks, jabs from Gane. Volkov body kick. One minute in. Another body kick. Gane with a body kick and oblique kick. Volkov head kick attempt. Gane yet to really let go this round. There’s a hard leg kick two minutes in. They exchange low kicks. Gane straight left. Again. Volkov body kick. Gane does the same. Volkov answers a body kick attempt with a leg kick. Two minutes to go.

Volkov lands a low kick, takes an eye poke. Gane with a step-in knee when they resume. Volkov right hand, hard 3-2 and leg kick. Gane fires an overhand. Sneaky jab. One minute to go. Volkov continuing to pile up the leg kicks. Gane lands a jab near the fence. Low kick connects. 10-9 Volkov.

Round 3: Volkov answers a low kick with a left hand. Head kick attempt. More Gane leg kicks. 2-3 met by a Volkov low kick. Gane straight left a minute in. Volkov low kicks. Gane slips throwing a body kick and eats a left hand. Right hook lands for him. Volkov walks into a right hook, lands a leg kick. Two minutes in. Volkov lead right. Gane low kick, combination, and level change. Knee on the exit, right hook, flying knee. Gane a lot more aggressive this round. They trade power hands. Volkov body kick. Two minutes to go.

Volkov 1-2, Gane low kick. Nice body shot by Gane. Stiff jab. Picking at each other’s legs. Good left downstairs by Gane. Volkov lands a leg kick and gets blasted with an uppercut that bloodies his nose. One minute to go. Gane body kick, counter punches, left hand. Good body kick. Volkov low kicks answered in kind. Good combo by Gane at the bell. 10-9 Gane.

Round 4: Volkov looking to turn it back up, getting picked off by Gane. Volkov low kick, Gane right hand. Gane tries another flying knee. Volkov straight right, eats a jab in return. One minute in. Slick uppercut by Volkov to answer a combination. Gane jabs and right hook, eats a jab and cross in return. Gane shoots, can’t get it, takes a two-piece on the break. Two minutes in. 2-3 from Gane. Volkov check hook. Right hand to low kick. They trade near the fence. Gane with a snap kick downstairs. Two minutes to go.

Stiff jab lands for Gane. Body kick connects. Uppercut inside after taking a low kick. One minute to go. Jab from Gane, body kicks. Both land hard right hands near the fence. Volkov body kick and they trade leg kicks. 10-9 Gane.

Round 5: Both land early right hands. Low kicks. Right hook and uppercut from Gane met by a left hook. Gane combination. Jab downstairs. One minute in. Straight left. Volkov low kick. Knees come back at him. Gane tries a 1-2, lands a jab. Combination upstairs. Volkov swats him with a jab. Two minutes in. Gane tries an overhand, lands jabs. Good combination. Trading leg kicks. Straight left and overhand right from Gane with two minutes to go.

Volkov body kick, Gane straights. He shoots, abandons it. He tries a 1-2-2. One minute to go. Gane lands a body kick, then an eye poke. Volkov takes a couple minutes to recover and Gane gets a “hard warning.” Gane head kick attempt. Low kick exchanges. 10-9 Gane.

Final result: Gane def. Volkov by unanimous decision


265 lbs.: Tanner Boser vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Round 1: Low kicks landing for Boser to start. Body kick connects. Hard overhand right from Boser a minute in, then another cracking low kick. Saint Preux lands a body kick, takes another leg kick. Shifting right hook connects for Boser. Two minutes in. More leg kicks. Shifting right. Saint Preux tries a body kick. Boser lands one of his own, then a leg kick and body jab. Two minutes to go.

Boser continuing to outwork him by a huge margin. Overhand right connects, as does a body kick. Jab with a minute to go. Body kick. Jab from Saint Preux and he tries a body kick behind it. OSP body kick, Boser leg kick. 10-9 Boser.

Round 2: Good body kick from Saint Preux. Hard leg kick comes back at him. Boser sends out combos, lands a body kick. OSP shoots and gets taken to the fence. He trips Boser down into side control a minute in. Boser manages to regain guard and works his way to the fence, ultimately making it to his feet and sprawling on the re-shoot. Boser blasts him with a knee and some heavy punches that send Saint Preux to his knees for the finish.

Final result: Boser def. Saint Preux by TKO (knee and punches)


135 lbs.: Raoni Barcelos vs. Timur Valiev

Round 1: Valiev light on his feet as always. Barcelos staying patient. One minute in. They trade body kicks. Good counter right from Barcelos. Stiff jab. Valiev ducks a right hand, lands a low kick. Two minutes in. Barcelos whiffs on an uppercut and puts him on the fence. They separate with two minutes to go.

Body kick exchange, low kick from Barcelos. Body kick, jab, low kick land for Valiev. They trade body kicks again. Barcelos misses on a 1-2. Sneaky Superman punch lands for Valiev with a minute to go. Both land leg kicks. Valiev shoots and takes him to the fence. Elbow on the break. 10-9 Valiev.

Round 2: Leg kicks landing for Valiev. Barcelos denies a level change. Valiev jab. One minute in. Leg and body kick from Valiev, eats a combo ,comes back with an overhand right. Can’t get the single-leg. Two minutes in. Valiev with another low kick. Barcelos just not throwing enough. There’s a good right hand and jab that’s answered in kind. Heavy right hand from Valiev, walks into an uppercut. Good exchanges. Valiev low kick, Barcelos uppercut. Two minutes to go.

Check hook rattles Valiev for a moment. Barcelos back to stalking. Jabs from Valiev, who catches a body kick but can’t capitalize. Valiev with a body kick and low kick. Another check hook floors Valiev and Barcelos follows him down with brutal punches. One minute to go. Valiev avoids a guillotine on the way up, but gets obliterated by an uppercut. Again he somehow stays conscious. Barcelos blasts him with more punches but still can’t put him away. 10-8 Barcelos.

Round 3: Good exchange to start. Valiev shoots, avoids an uppercut on the way up. Both send out kicks. One minute in. Counter uppercut from Barcelos. Jab connects. Cross counter by Valiev, eats a leg kick. More Valiev leg kicks. Sharp right cross. Two minutes in. Barcelos still stalking, not throwing that much. They trade right hands. Valiev shoots, can’t get it. Two minutes to go.

Hard counter right lands for Barcelos. Valiev shoots, can’t get it, lands a left hook. Nice spinning back fist. Big left hook from Barcelos as they exchange. 2-1 from Valiev. One minute to go. Triple low kick. Barcelos fakes a level change, lands a right cross. Valiev shoots, denied. 10-9 Valiev.

Final result: Valiev def. Barcelos by majority decision


145 lbs.: Andre Fili vs. Daniel Pineda

Round 1: Pineda gets knocked off-balance by an early jab. He lands a low kick, puts Fili on the fence. Fili shoves him and separates. Huge right hand hurts Pineda, who shoots in resposne and gets sprawled on a minute in. They separate. Jabs from Fili and Pineda looks for a double-leg. Keeping Fili against the fence. Fili frames and separates. Good check hook met by a Pineda leg kick. Two minutes to go.

Straight left from Fili. Heavy Pineda leg kick. Fili with a clean head kick and a savage combination into a lateral drop. He lets Pineda back up, eats a leg kick. Pineda tries to go low-high. One minute to go. Fili straight left. Huge body kick and Pineda’s hurt again. Fili follows him down into guard. 10-8 Fili.

Round 2: Heavy body kick by FIli to start, then a head kick. Pineda shoots, denied. Pineda leg kick, low-high combo met by another body kick. Pineda steps in and takes a finger in the eye. Pineda can’t see, and there’s yet another fight ruined by an eye poke.

Final result: No Contest (eye poke)


170 lbs.: Nicolas Dalby vs. Tim Means

Round 1: Means lands an early head kick, eats a flurry in the clinch. Great exchanges right off the bat. The next time they tie up, Means slings him to the mat and sets up in guard. Good pass to side control. One minute in. Short little slam by Means as Dalby holds onto him. Now Dalby scoots to the fence. Two minutes in. Trying to work his way up. Means punches his body a bit as he tries to use the fence to stand. Means with a knee to the body on the way up and they separate with two minutes to go.

Low kick from Means, lands a jab. Dalby leg kick. They trade knees as Dalby hauls him to the fence. They separate. Dalby really huffing and puffing but doesn’t seem tired. One minute to go. Nice body shot from Means, then a 1-2 behind it that drops Dalby. Dalby pops up and Means puts him on the fence. Big cut on Dalby’s right eyebrow. Means with a knee before they separate. Dalby ducks a left hand but can’t get the shot. 10-9 Means.

Round 2: Dalby comes out swinging until a body shot backs him off. Good trade on the fence. Jockeying for position. They separate. Good leg kick by Dalby answered in kind. 1-2 from Means. One minute in. Dalby body kick, quick exchange. Long lead left by Means, then a 1-2. Means head kick met by right hands form Dalby. Nasty Means elbow as they tie up. Trading on the fence. Dalby to the body. Two minutes in. Means digs a left downstairs. Left hook by Dalby, quick exchange in the center. Dalby shoots, denied. Means to the body inside. Dalby answers with a right hook, eats another 1-2 to the body. Dalby with a glancing head kick and swarming with punches, eating a knee as he does. Means cracks him behind the ear and puts him on the fence. Two minutes to go.

Separation. Means with a teep. Head kick and body shot form Means, then a pair of hard elbows. Low kick trips Dalby up and Means follows him down into side control. One minute to go. Means knees the body. 10-9 Means.

Round 3: Great exchanges to start and Dalby stings Means with a right hand, prompting a level change. Dalby defends and puts him on the fence. Can’t get the outside trip, maintaining double unders. One minute in. Trading knees to the body. Means reverses and puts him against the fence. He can’t get the single-leg but re-enters the clinch. Two minutes in. Staying tight, lands a knee. Hard right hook on the break with two minutes to go.

Dalby walks through a low blow and they continue to trade until Means puts him on the fence again. One minute to go. Dalby gets a bit of space, lands a right hand, gets shoved back to the fence. Dalby swings for the finish but gets clinched. 10-9 Dalby.

Final result: Means def. Dalby by unanimous decision


155 lbs.: Jai Herbert vs. Renato Moicano

Round 1: Low kicks from Herbert to start. Moicano hauls him to the fence and trips him down. Herbert scrambles up and gets dragged right back down into half guard. Side control a minute in. Back to half guard. Full mount with most of the round to work. Two minutes in. Herbert manages to slip out and scoot to the fence, but gets mounted again. Good scramble back to his feet with two minutes to go.

Big right cross lands for Herbert. One minute to go. Good left hook. Nice double-leg from Moicano right into mount. He postures up for some harder punches. 10-9 Moicano.

Round 2: Moicano hits that same trip once again. Right back to mount. Good right hands a minute in. Herbert slips in a knee, regains half guard. Low mount. Herbert gets to his feet, Moicano still attached. Moicano puts in both hooks, can’t get the RNC, returns to mount two minutes in. Heavy pressure and the occasional punch. Two minutes to go.

Herbert making efforts to bridge, but can’t dislodge Moicano. Two good right hands by the Brazilian. Ultra-slick return to mount with a minute to go. Moicano lands an elbow, then appears to put Herbert out with a right hand for an instant. Moicano looking to pound him out, then transitions to the RNC for the finish.

Final result: Moicano def. Herbert by submission (rear naked choke)


205 lbs.: Danilo Marques vs Kennedy Nzechukwu

Round 1: Marques shoots in the opening seconds, drags him down, and takes the back. Playing backpack with a full body triangle. One minute in. Landing hammerfists. Two minutes in. Marques still trying to wrap up a choke. Two minutes to go.

Nzechukwu hand fighting well so far. One minute to go. Not enough damage for a 10-8. 10-9 Marques.

Round 2: Good body kick from Marques. Nzechukwu denies a shot, lands a right hand. Nzechukwu just stiff-arming Marques away. One minute in. Marques body kick. Single-leg takedown, looks for the back again. Both hooks in on the ground. Body triangle with two minutes to go.

Nzechukwu makes it to the feet and starts opening up. High volume. Marques looks for a single-leg, transitions to a rear body lock. One minute to go. Nzechukwu escapes and ends the round swinging. 10-9 Nzechukwu.

Round 3: Nzechukwu pistons out left hands to start, throwing an endless fusillade of left and rights until the ref steps in.

Final result: Nzechukwu def. Marques by TKO (punches)


170 lbs.: Michel Prazeres vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov

Round 1: Low kicks from Prazeres to start. Hard left hook lands for him. One minute in. Double jab lands for Rakhmonov. Prazeres changes levels and takes him to the fence. Nice outside trip from Rakhmonov puts him on top in guard two minutes in. Short punhces from Rakhmonov. Two minutes to go.

Prazeres looks to wriggle free, eats some heavy right hands before spinning to his knees. Rakhmonov grabs a front headlock and puts him on the fence. Good knees to the body. One minute to go. Rakhmonov uses a whizzer to deny a takedown. Another knee lands for him. 10-9 Rakhmonov.

Round 2: Rakhmonov lands a jab, tries to spin. Overhand right from Prazeres bounces off. Rakhmonov wheel kick just glances off, counter knee apparently doesn’t as he counters a takedown. He stands over Prazeres and drops some murderous right hands. Back to standard top position. After some attempts to pass, he takes Prazeres’ back and wraps up the RNC for the finish.

Final result: Rakhmonov def. PRazeres by submission (rear naked choke)


170 lbs.: Warlley Alves vs. Jeremiah Wells

Round 1: Wells comes out swinging and lands on top in guard when Alves slips. Pinning Alves’ hand behind his back. One minute in. Hard right hands from Wells. Elbows as well. Standing over Alves, who pops up and eats a couple punches as Wells puts him on the fence. Wells tries a high-amplitude takedown from the body lock, can’t get it. They separate. Low kick from Alves. Wells swinging wild. Two minutes to go.

Alves lands a body kick. Wells catches the next one and puts Alves on the fence. One minute to go. Wells changes levels and Alves jumps on a guillotine. Wells escapes, ends up on his back. 10-9 Wells.

Round 2: Wells lands a stiff jab and a right hand soon after. A big right hand catches Alves throwing a kick and sends him to the mat. Wells jumps on him and goes berserk with punches to put him out.

Final result: Wells def. Alves by KO (punches)


205 lbs.: Marcin Prachnio vs. Ike Villanueva

Round 1: Parchnio landing leg kicks to start. 3-2 from Villanueva, hurts Prachnio with a right hand. Hard exchange. Left hook by Villanueva. Prachnio body shot, Villanueva knee. Prachnio tries a head kick a minute in, lands a right hand behind it. Prachnio swinging every time Villanueva gets close. Nice wheel kick attempt form the Pole. Trading on the fence. Two minutes in. Low kicks landing for Prachnio as Villanueva stalks him. Villanueva catches a body kick. Two good right hands from Prachnio. Two minutes to go.

They trade lefts. Slick head kick by Prachnio, two-piece upstairs. Hard leg kick. Villanueva looking for combos on the fence. Another Prachnio low kick, good knee and punches inside. Villanueva’s left leg looks compromised already. One minute to go. Another big low kick and body kick behind it. Another leg kick. Villanueva’s left leg is done. Villanueva lands a counter right to knock Prachnio off-balance, then tries to hammer with rights until the bell. 10-9 Prachnio.

Round 2: Good body shots by Prachnio inside. They trade near the center. Brutal liver kick from Prachnio and it’s over all at once.

Final result: Prachnio def. Villanueva by KO (body kick)


135 lbs.: Julia Avila vs. Julija Stoliarenko

Round 1: Hard teep from Avila to start. Stoliarenko leg kicks. Head kick attempt, right hand connects. Body kick. Big flurries from both women near the fence. One minute in. Stoliarenko leg kick. Avila with a hard 3-2 and she charges, walking through counters. Front kicks to the face. Big overhand right by Stoliarenko. Two minutes in. 2-3 connects for Stoliarenko, who tries to shoot without success. Leg kick connects. Two minutes to go.

Stoliarenko tries a lead hook. Counter right. Big exchange, Avila body kick. Availa low kick, Stoliarenko counter straight. One minute to go. Tentative final minute. Body kick from Stoliarenko. Avila fires a teep, eats another body kick. 10-9 Stoliarenko.

Round 2: Avila remaining uncharacteristically patient. 1-2 from Stoliarenko. Avila responds with a flurry that largely falls short. One minute in. Stoliarenko shoots, then looks for a heel hook. Avila lands a right hand as she stands, only to eat some hard punches as Stoliarenko hauls her to the fence. Stoliarenko still looking for the takedown. Avila ends up on top and kicks at her legs until she stands with two minutes to go.

Avila marches back in and they slug until Stoliarenko puts her on the fence. One minute to go. They trade knees downstairs. 10-9 Stoliarenko.

Round 3: Big Superman left from Avila. Stoliarenko puts her on the fence in response and they jockey for position. Short elbow. One minute in. Avila trips her down and drops short punches. Elbows, hammerfists. Two minutes in. Avila staying heavy, landing sporadic shots. Stoliarenko looks for a sweep, but Avila takes her back with two minutes to go.

Full mount. Someone’s toes get stuck in the fence, prompting a pause. To the back once again. One minute to go. Avila wraps up the RNC and there’s the tap.

Final result: Avila def. Stoliarenko by submission (rear naked choke)


145 lbs.: Justin Jaynes vs. Charles Rosa

Round 1: Jaynes slowly advancing. Big left hook and right cross behind it, then a hard low kick. 3-2 attempt. Rosa low kick. One minute in. Rosa whiffs on a shifting left, takes a right cross. Double left. 1-2, Jaynes answers with a counter overhand two minutes in. Continuing to potshot each other, Jaynes getting the better of it. 1-2 from Rosa, body kick. Jaynes overhand right. Rosa 1-2 and leg kick. Jaynes low kick met by a left hook. Rosa with a good lead left to start a flurry. Two minutes to go.

Hard counter hook by Jaynes. Rosa walking through it but taking the bigger punches so far. Trying to up the volume and force Jaynes back. Sending out 1-2s. Rosa tries a Yair elbow with a minute to go. Trading near the fence. Rosa walking him down, punches his way into a single-leg and drags Jaynes down against the fence. Side control with 20 seconds to go. Full mount, then the back, loses position. 10-9 Jaynes? Rosa made it close but those were some good punches.

Round 2: Jaynes opens with a double right hand. Good left hook. Low kicks from Rosa and her wraps up a guillotine as Jaynes shoots. Nothing doing. Rosa working to stand, does so a minute in. Good knee by Jaynes as he maintains the body lock. Rosa turns and snaps him down from the front head lock. Setting up an anaconda choke two minutes in. He loses it and Jaynes drags him to his seat. Little swatting hammerfists from Rosa. Two minutes to go.

More short punches as they stay deadlocked. One minute to go. Rosa looking for a Kadowaki Special from the rear crucifix. Jaynes manages to explode into guard but gets caught in a triangle. 10-9 Rosa.

Round 3: Check hook lands for Rosa as Jaynes tries to burst in. Well-timed single-leg from Rosa into side control. Looking for an arm triangle a minute in. Loses it. North-south choke attempt. Two minutes in. Jaynes spins to his knees and stands, then goes back to hurling haymakers. brutal left hook hurts Rosa and Jaynes follows with a right hand. Body kick from Rosa. Cross counter by Jaynes and he’s charging after Rosa, landing big shots. Two minutes to go.

Jaynes changes levels and puts him on his back, looking for an arm triangle. It’s deep. One minute to go. Rosa manages to regain guard. Looking for a kimura, turns to his knees. Jaynes turns to shoot and Rosa grabs a Japanese necktie before hammering him with punches and taking his back. 10-9 Jaynes.

Final result: Rosa def. Jaynes by split decision


155 lbs.: Damir Hadzovic vs. Yancy Medeiros

Round 1: Hadzovic with some early calf kicks. 2-1 lands, another calf kick, counter right. One minute in. 3-2 from Hadzovic, another calf kick. Medeiros tries a spinning back kick and gets pressed against the fence. They separate. Medeiros fires elbows in combination. Two minutes in. They trade in the center. Good hook by Hadzovic, calf kick behind it. Hard 1-2. Medeiros check hook, tries elbows. Heavy flurry from Hadzovic with two minutes to go.

Hadzovic trips Medeiros down, tries to take the back. Separation. 2-1, 1-2, 2-1. Heavy three-piece. One minute to go. Medeiros tanking the shots so far but good start from Hadzovic. Medeiros tries a spinning back kick. Jab exchange. Medeiros body shot, Hadzovic combo with his back on the fence. 10-9 Hadzovic.

Round 2: Another combination from Hadzovic. Counter right connects. He drags Medeiros to the mat and looks for the back on the way up, but can’t get it. Hard combination. Trading potshots in the center. One minute in. Medeiros backs him to the fence, gets reversed. Destructive flurry by Hadzovic on the break that Medeiros somehow survives without issue. Elbow from Medeiros. Two minutes in. More combinations by Hadzovic. Straight right. Medeiros trying to counter but not connecting. Two minutes to go.

Lead right lands for Hadzovic. Another. 3-2, 1-2. Medeiros goes low-high, lands a spinning back kick, eats a pair of brutal right hands. Another flurry by Hadzovic. One minute to go. Medeiros forces him back with a combination. Nice body shot. Jockeying for position against the fence. Combination before the bell. 10-9 Hadzovic.

Round 3: Left hook from Hadzovic, 2-1-1. Nice uppercut from Medeiros, who eats a monster 1-2 in return. Another brutal combo by Hadzovic. Continuing to batter him. Medeiros throwing with him but getting demolished. One minute in. 2-1 from Medeiros after things slow down. More Hadzovic combos. Hard left hands inside. Hadzovic takes him ot the fence. Medeiros grabs a rear waist lock and drags him to the mat, taking his back in the process. Two minutes in. Medeiros hunting the RNC. Hadzovic manages to slip free and look for his own back take. Back to the feet with two minutes to go.

Medeiros trips him down into half guard and drops some hard elbows. Full mount. Brief RNC attempt, back to side control. Hadzeovic tries to scramble up and gives up his back again with a minute to go. Another near-miss on the no-hook RNC. He finally gets it locked up with 10 seconds to go, but Hadzovic’s handfighting lets him survive. 10-9 Medeiros.

Final result: Hadzovic def. Medeiros by unanimous decision


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