Sean Strickland kept up his winning ways last night (Sat., Feb. 5, 2022) at UFC Vegas 47 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, when he outpointed middleweight contender Jack Hermansson in a main event showdown (highlights HERE).
In addition to the headliner, UFC Vegas 47 produced a laundry list of exciting fights and highlight-reel finishes. Check them out below and let us know which one was your favorite:
- Welterweight prospect Phil Rowe scored a massive finish over Jason Witt when the “Fresh Prince” captured a second-round TKO (see it HERE)
- Octagon newcomer Jailton Almeida made a huge light heavyweight splash when he stopped Danilo Marques via first-round TKO
- Chidi Njokuani proved he belongs inside of the Octagon after sparking middleweight veteran Marc-Andre Barriault with a 16-second knockout (highlights HERE)
- Julian Erosa edged out Steven Peterson with a unanimous decision in an early Fight of the Year candidate
- Bantamweight veteran John Castaneda scored the biggest win of his MMA career when he ended the red-hot Miles Johns with a third-round submission
- Undefeated welterweight prospect Shavkat Rakhmonov put the 170-pound division on notice with a blistering first-round wheel kick finish over Carlston Harris (watch HERE)
- Brendan Allen moved up to light heavyweight to put Sam Alvey out to pasture with a second-round submission
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 47 bonus winners below:
- Fight of the Night: Julian Erosa vs. Steven Peterson (Erosa gets $100K because Peterson missed weight)
- Performance of the Night: Shavkat Rakhmonov
- Performance of the Night: Chidi Njokuani
For complete UFC Vegas 47 results and coverage click here.