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UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Pyfer Results

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The UFC touches down in Las Vegas ahead of Super Bowl Sunday.

Main Event

After a string of knockouts in the Octagon, Joe Pyfer is set to headline his first UFC event. The unranked prospect meets returning top contender Jack Hermansson in a middleweight matchup that’s scheduled for five rounds or less at UFC Vegas 86.

‘Bodybagz’ has surely lived up to the hype so far since bursting onto the UFC scene. Pyfer, 27, earned a contract on Dana White’s Contender Series with a knockout back in 2022. He’s followed it up with three more knockouts over the likes of Alen Amedovski, Gerald Meerschaert, and Abdul Razak Alhassan.

Hermansson is back after more than a year away. Injuries have kept ‘Joker’ out of the Octagon after a submission loss to Roman Dolidze in Dec. 2022. Currently ranked at #11, Hermansson seeks to prove he’s still a force to be reckoned with at middleweight.

C0-Main Event

Featherweights collide in Saturday’s co-headliner as ‘Dynamite’ Dan Ige takes on Andre Fili.

Ige will try to rebound from a loss to Bryce Mitchell last December while Fili seeks to build off his last performance, a TKO win over Lucas Almeida at UFC 296.

Also On The Card:

UFC veteran Michael Johnson returns to action against Darrius Flowers, who’s fresh off his UFC debut last summer. Don’t forget this other middleweight scrap between Brad Tavares and Gregory Rodrigues which takes place on the main card, too.

On the prelims lies a very fun welterweight matchup between Max Griffin and Jeremiah Wells.

UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Pyfer Results:

ESPN+ Main Card (7PM ET)

Jack Hermansson defeats Joe Pyfer via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

Dan Ige defeats Andre Fili via KO (punch) in round 1 (2:43) 

Ihor Potieria defeats Robert Bryczek via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Gregory Rodrigues defeats Brad Tavares via TKO (punches) in round 3 (0:55)

Michael Johnson defeats Darrius Flowers via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Rodolfo Vieira defeats Armen Petrosyan via submission (arm-triangle) in round 1 (4:48)

ESPN+, ESPN 2 Prelims (4pm ET)

Carlos Prates defeats Trevin Giles via KO (punch) in round 2 (4:03)

Bolaji Oki defeats Timothy Cuamba via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Loma Lookboonmee defeats Bruna Brasil via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Marcin Prachnio defeats Devin Clark via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Max Griffin defeats Jeremiah Wells via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Bogdan Guskov def. Zac Pauga via KO (punches) in round 1 (3:38)

Hyder Amil defeats Fernie Garcia via TKO (punches) in round 2 (2:12)

Daniel Marcos vs. Aoriqileng ends in no contest (accidental low blow from Marcos) in round 2 (3:28)

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Christopher De Santiago is a 21 year-old journalist out of Texas with years of experience covering MMA. Follow him on X: @chris_dsantiago

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