Bloody Elbow fight expert, Zane Simon is here, joined by his co-hort, Dayne Fox. We recorded for you on Saturday, June 4th, 2022, with a breakdown of the UFC Vegas 56: ‘Volkov vs. Rozenstruik’ 14-bout Fight Night event; which was simulcast in English & Spanish on ESPN+/ESPN from the APEX Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Join us to hear the noteworthy details.
The guys have hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event in the player above, or they can be caught on our Bloody Elbow Presents YouTube Channel or any of our BE Presents Podcast Network.
At the UFC’s latest APEX Fight Night event, heavyweight contenders collided in the headlining bout when Alexander ‘Drago’ Volkov took on Jairzinho ‘Bigi Boy’ Rozenstruik and in the co-main featherweight Dan ‘50K’ Ige went the distance against the undefeated up-and-coming Russian, Movsar Evloev; in the end, there was no doubt how the scorecards were gonna look.
For all the results, reactions and much more detail on the main card, and plenty of tidbits about the prelims, be sure to hit play on the show to hear what our fight experts, Zane and Dayne, have to say!
Overall, this 14-bout card saw five exciting first round finishes, five thrilling KO/TKO’s, four sweet submissions, and five hard-fought decisions; one majority, one split. Rounding things out, our PERFORMANCE BONUSES were awarded to: Michael Trizano vs. Lucas Almeida for FOTN. Plus, Ode’ Osbourne & Karine Silva for POTN.
Here’s a look at the UFC VEGAS 56 fight card with full results & updated fight records —
At 1:31 — 14. Alexander Volkov (35-10) DEF. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (12-4) — via TKO (strikes) at 2:12 of the first round
At 10:15 — 13. Movsar Evloev (16-0) DEF. Dan Ige (15-6) — via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
At 15:36 — 12. Lucas Almeida (14-1) DEF. Mike Trizano (9-3) — via TKO (strikes) at :55 of the third round
At 20:07 — 11. Karine Silva (15-4) DEF. Poliana Botelho (8-5) — via submission (D’Arce choke) at 4:55 of round one (Notable Fact: 2nd Women’s D’Arce Choke in UFC History on her UFC Debut)
At 23:26 — 10. Ode’ Osbourne (11-4) DEF.. Zarrukh Adashev (4-4) — via knockout at 1:01 of the first round
At 26:40 — 9. Alonzo Menifield (12-3) DEF. Askar Mozharov (19-13) — via TKO (strikes) at 4:40 of the first round
At 31:23 — 8. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (13-7) DEF. Felice Herrig (14-10) — via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:01 of round two
At 36:35 — 7. Joe Solecki (12-3) DEF. Alex da Silva (21-4) — via majority decision (28-28, 28-27, 29-27)
At 40:14 — 6. Damon Jackson (21-4) DEF. Daniel Argueta (8-1) — via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
At 42:57 — 5. Benoit Saint-Denis (9-1) DEF. Niklas Stolze (12-6) — via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:32 of round two
At 44:57 — 4. Tony Gravely (23-7) DEF. Johnny Munoz, Jr. (11-2) — via TKO (strikes) at 1:08 of the first round
At 46:41 — 3. Jeff Molina (11-2) DEF. Zhalgas Zhumagulov (14-7) — via split decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)
At 50:41 — 2. Rinat Fakhretdinov (21-2) DEF. Andreas Michailidis (13-6) — via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
At 52:26 — 1. Erin Blanchfield (9-1) DEF. JJ Aldrich (11-5) — via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:38 of round two
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Join us again for another episode of ‘6th Round’ next weekend, on Saturday, June 11th, for UFC 275: TWO TITLE FIGHTS — ‘Glover Teixeira vs Jiří Procházka’ & ‘Shevchenko vs Santos’ — PLUS: ‘Zhang Weili vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk’!