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UFC Vegas 16 video recap: Marvin Vettori grinds out decision over Jack Hermansson

Marvin Vettori picked up a unanimous decision win over top middleweight contender Jack Hermansson in the main event of UFC Vegas 16.

In the main event of UFC Vegas 16, Marvin Vettori picked up the biggest win of his career by handing Jack Hermansson a decision loss.

What was the high point of the fight?

Vettori started the fight well, landing whilst on the inside and dropping Hermansson. The Italian spent the rest of the round looking for the choke but was unable to get it. It was an instant reply from Hermansson who mixed in his takedowns with his striking in the next two rounds as it seemed Vettori was starting to slow down.

Both men really went all out in the last two rounds with the fight having an electric pace at the end. Hermansson continued to try and take Vettori down but he was having none of it and landed some hard left hands in the final moments.

Where do both men go from here?

It’s not the result that Hermansson would have hoped for after his impressive submission win against Kelvin Gastelum in July. The Swede has lost two of his last three fights, so maybe a fight with someone outside the top 10 at 185-pounds is good next for Hermansson.

Marvin Vettori has come a long way since his split decision loss to current middleweight champion Israel Adesanya a few years back. It’s now four wins in a row for Vettori, who will jump up massively in the rankings with this win. Vettori vs. Paulo Costa makes sense next.

Watch it now, later or never?

It was a very entertaining main event, watch it now.