UFC Vegas 65 went down on Saturday night at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. In the main event, Kennedy Nzechukwu improved to two wins in a row by stopping Ion Cutelaba in the second round. The card was originally scheduled to be headlined by Derrick Lewis vs Serghei Spivak, but the fight was called off at the last moment after the American pulled out due to illness.
In the co-main event, Waldo Cortes-Acosta improved to 9-0 (2-0 UFC) with a unanimous decision win over Chase Sherman. Elsewhere on the UFC Vegas 65 main card, Muslim Salikhov returned to winning ways with a second round TKO win over Andre Fialho, Jack Della Maddalena continued his winning ways in the UFC with a first round TKO win over Danny Roberts and Charles Johnson bounced back into the win column with a split decision win over Zhalgas Zhumagulov.
UFC Vegas 65 Results
Kennedy Nzechukwu defeats Ion Cutelaba by second round TKO (1:02)
Waldo Cortes-Acosta defeats Chase Sherman by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28);
Muslim Salikhov defeats Andre Fialho by third round TKO (1:03)
Jack Della Maddalena defeats Danny Roberts by first round TKO (3:24)
Charles Johnson defeats Zhalgas Zhumagulov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jennifer Maia defeats Maryna Moroz by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Miles Johns defeats Vince Morales by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Ricky Turcios defeats Kevin Natividad by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Vanessa Demopoulos defeats Maria Oliveira by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Brady Hiestand defeats Fernie Garcia by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Natalia Silva defeats Tereza Bleda by third round TKO (1:27)