UFC Vegas 36 post-fight bonuses: Pimblett scores first-spherical TKO

The Apex Heart in Las Vegas, Nevada turned into once home to a stable evening of fights at UFC Vegas 36: Brunson vs. Till. The card saw three (T)KOs, two submissions and four choices.

The undercard opened with a laborious-fought war between Dalcha Lungiambula and Marc-Andre Barriault that saw the Canadian “Powerbar” net his hand raised. That turned into once followed by Julian Erosa scoring the upset when he secured a second-spherical D’arce choke of Charles Jourdain that left him gasping for “Air.” Jack Shore, the firmest chalk on the card, acquired the lopsided unanimous choice over Liudvik Sholinian, as anticipated. The “Meatball” Molly McAnn took the unanimous choice victory over Ji Yeon Kim in an fabulous war to shut out the prelims.

The principle card opened with passe Cage Warriors champion Paddy Pimblett wading perfect thru a rough second, then showing the violent aggression he’s change into identified for. He performed Luigi Vendramini with a barrage of punches, securing a substandard TKO, striking an emphatic impress on his US debut. Khalil Rountree would also net a mountainous upset when he landed an oblique kick that wrecked (no exaggeration) Modestas Bukauskas’ knee, forcing the hurt TKO in the second spherical. Alex Morono and David Zawada went the distance, nonetheless it turned into once one other instance where the latter turned into once too hard for his hang perfect and ended up getting beat up for the massive majority of the fight. Morono took the lopsided unanimous choice and joins his teammate, TUF 29 winner Ricky Turcios, in the winner’s circle. Tom Aspinall once extra scored a first-spherical pause, this time a vicious elbow following a knee would region the TKO in flow, dropping the Moldovan “Polar Endure” and lengthening his most practical octagon legend.

The principle tournament turned into once a testomony to Brunson’s wrestling, and Till’s lack of takedown protection. To his credit ranking, Darren did repel one strive in the second spherical, but by and spruce, Derek had his arrangement with the Brit. As well to book-heavy high control, Brunson stayed busy, touchdown elbows and punches, establishing a beautiful mountainous goose egg beneath Till’s stare. The third spherical turned into once pivotal and saw Till faucet out to a rear-bare choke.

Efficiency of the Night: Paddy Pimblett, Tom Aspinall

Julian Erosa def. Charles Jourdain by submission (D’arce choke) at 2: 56 of spherical 2

Paddy Pimblett def. Luigi Vendramini by TKO (punches) at 4: 25 of spherical 1

Khalil Rountree def. Modestas Bukauskas by TKO (leg kick causing hurt) at 2: 30 of spherical 2

Tom Aspinall def. Serghei Spivac by TKO (elbow and punches) at 2: 30 of spherical 1

Derek Brunson def. Darren Till by submission (rear-bare choke) at 2: 13 of spherical 3

Fight of the Night: Molly McCann vs Ji Yeon Kim

Marc-Andre Barriault def. Dalcha Lungiambula by unanimous choice (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Jack Shore def. Liudvik Sholinian by unanimous choice (30-27 x3)

Molly McCann def. Ji Yeon Kim by unanimous choice (29-28 x3)

Alex Morono def. David Zawada by unanimous choice (30-27 x3)

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