Sean Strickland proved he’s still a top middleweight fighter last night (Sat., Jan. 14, 2023) at UFC Vegas 67 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, when he stepped in on short notice to outlast Nassourdine Imavov in the main event.
In addition to the last-second headliner, UFC Vegas 67 provided a collection of knockouts and submissions to spark the promotion’s 2023 campaign in fashion. Check them out below:
- Featherweight contender Dan Ige ended a three-fight losing skid when he scored a walk-off knockout over Damon Jackson (watch HERE)
- Roman Kopylov brutally finished fellow middleweight striker Punahele Soriano with a nasty second-round TKO
- Undefeated bantamweight contender Umar Nurmagomedov pushed his professional record to 16-0 with a massive first-round knockout win over Raoni Barcelos (highlights HERE)
- UFC veteran Abdul Razak Alhassan clobbered Octagon newcomer Claudio Ribeiro with an early second-round knockout
- Flyweight contender Charles Johnson spoiled the return of Jimmy Flick by scoring a one-sided TKO win in the very first round (watch it HERE)
- Allan Nascimento made easy work of Carlos Hernández when the Brazilian scored a first-round submission (rear-naked choke)
In order to sift through the action and see which fighters took home a cool $50,000, we take a closer look at the official UFC Vegas 67 post-fight bonus winners below:
Performance of the Night: Dan Ige
Performance of the Night: Umar Nurmagomedov
Performance of the Night: Allan Nascimento
Performance of the Night: Roman Kopylov
For complete UFC Vegas 67 results and coverage click here.