UFC Vegas Santos v Hill was an excellent event, with the performances by all the fighters showcasing outstanding talent and skill. RDX summarized the best fights and had a few fun picks that may surprise you.
Thiago Santos VS Jamahal Hill
Thiago Santos versus Jamahal Hill was a spectacle of grand proportion. The fight fluctuated heavily with both martial artists landing powerful strikes and taking explosive shots. The entire fight seemed very balanced between two powerhouse monsters who were both in it to win it.
Thiago made multiple takedowns towards round three. Thiago began gaining points but also took close range damage as elbows and knees of Jamahal fell upon him in retaliation. At no point did both fighters lose aggression or reduce pace throughout the fight.
The light heavyweight bout was a clash between two titans of the sport with Hill’s sharp strategic mindset and Thiago’s brute strength. The four round fight ended with Jamahal Hill dropping bombs on Thiago on the cage side till he was cowering on the ground. In the end, Jamahal emerged victorious.
Vicente Luque VS Geoff Neal
Vincente Luque versus Geoff Neal ended in a star show for Neal. He proved without a doubt why he belongs at the very top of the welterweight division of the UFC. Within round 1 he had Luque wobbling on multiple occasions. Overall, it was a very kick heavy fight.
But Neal came to turn up the heat against Vincente by pressuring him against the cage and preventing him from using his mobility to evade and respond to strikes. Luque backed up to the cage multiple times, took devastating combos from the Hands of Steel Neal. At the end, all kneeled before Neal.
RDX Picks TUF Victors
Mohammed Usman VS Zac Pauga
The TUF Heavyweight Final had coach Kamaru Usman on the sidelines watching over and supporting his brother Muhammad Usman against challenger Zac Paugu. Muhammad Usman was definitely the most outspoken and confident fighters of the night but he also walked the walk with a win at the end of the day. However he claimed the victory through his TUF career getting him an official UFC contract.
The second round saw Mohammad Usman capitalize on his opponents forward pressure as he landed a counter with a powerful one punch knockout to close the match.
Brogan Walker VS Juliana Miller
Juliana Miller displayed one of the most impressive performances of the night. She finished fighter Brogan Walker in three rounds with a fantastic elbow and hammerfist finish. It was a tough match with a lot of grounded grappling and ground and pound.
In round 3, Juliana found excellent counters on Walker with a teep that moved both fighters towards the ringside where Miller found impressive drop shots and confirmed a brilliant highlight that will be remembered for ages.
RDX was extremely impressed by the TUF upstarts who brought their A Game on the day. We commend and congratulate the great efforts they made and further for officially making it into the UFC.