UFC Vegas 47: Hermansson vs Strickland Results

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Jack Hermansson, Sean Strickland, UFC

UFC Vegas 47 went down on Saturday night at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. In the main event, Sean Strickland completely neutralised Jack Hermansson to earn a split decision victory, although it should have been unanimous. Nonetheless, ‘Tarzan’ improved his winning streak to six in a row and should be looking at a top five middleweight contender next. In the co-main event, Nick Maximov maintained his perfect record by earning a split decision win over Punahele Soriano.

Elsewhere on the UFC Vegas 47 main card, Shavkat Rakhmonov continued his uber impressive run in the promotion by knocking out a dangerous opponent in Carlston Harris in the first round, Brendan Allen returned to winning ways with a second round submission win against Sam Alvey, Bryan Battle improved his UFC run to two wins in a row by beating fellow TUF 29 alumni Tresean Gore by unanimous decision, and Julian Erosa improved to two wins in a row with a split decision victory over Steven Peterson.

UFC Vegas 47 Results

Main Card

Sean Strickland defeats Jack Hermansson by split decision (49-46, 47-48, 49-46)

Nick Maximov defeats Punahele Soriano by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)

Shavkat Rakhmonov defeats Carlston Harris by first round KO (4:10)

Brendan Allen defeats Sam Alvey by second round rear naked choke submission (2:10)

Bryan Battle defeats Tresean Gore by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Julian Erosa defeats Steven Peterson by split decision (28-29, 29-28)

Prelims

John Castaneda defeats Miles Johns by third round arm-triangle choke submission (1:38)

Hakeem Dawodu defeats Mike Trizano by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Chidi Njokuani defeats Marc-Andre Barriault by first round KO (0:16)

Alexis Davis defeats Julija Stoliarenko by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 30-27)

Jailton Almeida defeats Danilo Marques by first round TKO (2:57)

Philip Rowe defeats Jason Witt by second round TKO (2:15)

Malcolm Gordon defeats Denys Bondar by first round TKO (injury) (1:22)

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