Jared Cannonier delivered the goods last night (Sat., Aug. 21, 2021) at UFC Vegas 34 live on ESPN/ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, as “Killa Gorilla” outlasted Kelvin Gastelum to claim a crucial main event win (highlights HERE).
In addition to the middleweight headliner, an array of bouts produced memorable action from the “Prelims” undercard to the ESPN main course. Check them out below and let us know your favorite:
- Flyweight contender Alexandre Pantoja likely earned his first UFC title shot with an impressive submission finish over rising youngster Brandon Royval (see it HERE)
- Josiane Nunes made good on her UFC debut with a blistering one-punch knockout finish over women’s bantamweight prospect Bea Malecki
- Light heavyweight powerhouse William Knight landed an improbable counter punch that left Fabio Cherant knocked unconscious (highlights HERE)
- Ignacio Bahamondes recorded one of the sickest knockouts of the year when he stopped lightweight fighter Roosevelt Roberts with a third-round spinning back kick
- Lightweight prospect Ramiz Brahimaj made quick work of Sasha Palatnikov with a first-round submission to spark the “Prelims” undercard (replay HERE)
In order to sift through the action and see which fighters took home an extra $50,000, we take a closer look at the official UFC Vegas 34 bonus winners below:
- Performance of the Night: Alexandre Pantoja
- Performance of the Night: Ignacio Bahamondes
- Performance of the Night: William Knight
- Performance of the Night: Josiane Nunes
For complete UFC Vegas 34 results and coverage click here.