UFC Vegas 45 went down on Saturday night at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. In the main event, Derrick Lewis returned to winning ways with a huge knockout win against Chris Daukaus in the first round. ‘The Black Beast’ now holds the record for the most knockouts in UFC history with 13. In the co-main event, Belal Muhammad scored the biggest win of his career by dominating former two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson to a comfortable unanimous decision win.
Elsewhere on the UFC Vegas 45 main card, Amanda Lemos improved her winning streak to five in a row with a split decision victory against Angela Hill, Ricky Simon finished Raphael Assuncao in the second round to improve to four wins a row, Mateusz Gamrot continued to impress with a second round TKO win against Carlos Diego Ferreira and Cub Swanson returned to winning ways with a first round finish of Darren Elkins.
Derrick Lewis defeats Chris Daukaus via first round KO (3:36)
Belal Muhammad defeats Stephen Thompson via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)
Amanda Lemos defeats Angela Hill via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Ricky Simon defeats Raphael Assuncao via second round KO (2:14)
Mateusz Gamrot defeats Carlos Diego Ferreira via second round TKO (3:26)
Cub Swanson defeats Darren Elkins via first round TKO (2:12)
Gerald Meerschaert defeats Dustin Stoltzfus via third round rear-naked choke submission (2:58)
Justin Tafa defeats Harry Hunsucker via first round TKO (1:53)
Melissa Gatto defeats Sijara Eubanks via third round TKO (0:45)
Charles Jourdain defeats Andre Ewell via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-27)
Raquel Pennington defeats Macy Chiasson via second round guillotine choke submission (3:07)
Don’tale Mayes defeats Josh Parisian via third round TKO (3:26)
Jordan Leavitt defeats Matt Sayles via second round inverted triangle choke submission (2:05)