Join us here at Bloody Elbow for live results and discussion as UFC Vegas 54: Font vs. Vera goes down from the promotion’s APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The main event for this fight night is a light heavyweight bout between former champion Jan Blachowicz and top-5 contender Aleksandar Rakic. Co-main event action pits Ryan Spann against Ion Cutelaba in another light heavyweight contest. The prelims have a pair of key women’s matchups, with Virna Jandiroba taking on Angela Hill at strawweight, while Andrea Lee takes on Viviane Araujo at flyweight.
This will be an ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+ show. All that’s missing is ESPN8: The Ocho. The five-fight preliminary card is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT on ESPN and ESPN+. The six-fight main card then kicks off at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT on ESPN2 and ESPN+.
Jan Blachowicz def. Aleksandar Rakic by TKO (knee injury) at 1:11 of Round 3
Ryan Spann def. Ion Cutelaba by submission (guillotine choke) at 2:22 of Round 1
Davey Grant def. Louis Smolka by KO (punches) at :49 of Round 3
Katlyn Chookagian def. Amanda Ribas by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Manuel Torres def. Frank Camacho by TKO (punches) at 3:27 of Round 1
Allan Nascimento def. Jake Hadley by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Viviane Araujo def. Andrea Lee by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)
Michael Johnson def. Alan Patrick by KO (punches) at 3:22 of Round 2
Virna Jandiroba def. Angela Hill by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Tatsuro Taira def. Carlos Candelario by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Andre Petroski def. Nick Maximov by submission (Anaconda choke) at 1:16 of Round 1