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Here are the Results of UFC Fight Night: Perez vs. Taira, Taira Triumphs with Unforgettable KO

Updated: Jun 19

Perez vs. Taira
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The UFC Apex in Las Vegas was buzzing with excitement on Saturday, June 15th, 2024, as UFC Fight Night: Perez vs. Taira delivered an electrifying night of action-packed fights. With eleven bouts across various weight classes, the event showcased a mix of thrilling finishes and hard-fought decisions, leaving fans on the edge of their seats.

Main Event Shocker

The highly anticipated main event featured a clash of flyweight contenders, Alex Perez and Tatsuro Taira. In a stunning turn of events, Taira secured a victory in the second round with a devastating knee injury from a takedown, ending Perez's night and propelling Taira further up the flyweight rankings.

Co-Main Event & Main Card Highlights:

The co-main event saw Miles Johns emerge victorious over Douglas Silva de Andrade in a unanimous decision, showcasing his dominance in the bantamweight division.

The main card delivered exciting matchups across different weight classes:

  • Featherweight: Lucas Almeida defeated Timmy Cuamba in a unanimous decision.

  • Bantamweight: Brady Hiestand secured a submission victory over Garrett Armfield with a rear-naked choke in the third round.

  • Flyweight: Asu Almabayev outpointed Jose Johnson, earning a unanimous decision win.

  • Welterweight: Adam Fugitt emerged victorious in a closely contested split decision against Josh Quinlan.

Preliminary Card Action

The preliminary card set the tone for an action-packed night with a series of thrilling finishes and competitive bouts:

  • Flyweight: Nate Maness defeated Jimmy Flick via unanimous decision.

  • Flyweight: Gabriella Fernandes secured a split decision victory over Carli Judice.

  • Featherweight: Westin Wilson submitted Jeka Saragih with a triangle armbar in the first round.

  • Featherweight: Melquizael Costa finished Shayilan Nuerdanbieke with a rear-naked choke in the third round.

  • Strawweight: Josefine Knutsson dominated Julia Polastri, earning a unanimous decision win.

UFC Fight Night: Perez vs. Taira proved to be a memorable evening, marked by unforgettable highlights and remarkable demonstrations of talent. The competition confirmed Taira's emergence as a promising contender in the flyweight category and highlighted the abundance of skill in different weight divisions. As the UFC consistently presents captivating spectacles, enthusiasts are eagerly looking forward to the next phase in this dynamic sport.

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