UFC Vegas 49 went down at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas on Saturday night. In the main event, Islam Makhachev improved his impressive winning streak to ten in a row by stopping Bobby Green in the first round, solidifying his place as the number one contender in the lightweight division. The Dagestani was originally scheduled to face Beneil Dariush, who was forced out of the fight due to injury.
In the co-main event, Wellington Turman improved to two wins in a row with a submission victory over Misha Cirkunov. Elsewhere on the UFC Vegas 49 main card, Priscila Cachoeira returned to winning ways with a controversial unanimous decision victory over Ji Yeon Kim, Arman Tsarukyan continued his impressive run in the UFC with a second round TKO win over Joel Alvarez, and Armen Petrosyan made a successful start to his UFC career with a split decision win over Gregory Rodrigues.
UFC Vegas 49 Results
Islam Makhachev defeats Bobby Green by first round TKO (3:23)
Wellington Turman defeats Misha Cirkunov by second round armbar submission (1:29)
Priscila Cachoeira defeats Ji Yeon Kim by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Arman Tsarukyan defeats Joel Alvarez by second round TKO (1:57)
Armen Petrosyan defeats Gregory Rodrigues by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Ignacio Bahamondes defeats Rong Zhu by third round guillotine choke submission (1:40)
Josiane Nunes defeats Ramona Pascual by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Terrance McKinney defeats Fares Ziam by first round rear naked choke submission (2:11)
Jonathan Martinez defeats Alejandro Perez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Ramiz Brahimaj defeats Micheal Gillmore by first round rear naked choke submission (2:02)
Carlos Hernandez defeats Victor Altamirano by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)