Kennedy Nzechukwu returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC Vegas 65 to battle Ion Cutelaba. The event took place on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nzechukwu vs. Cutelaba featured 11 bouts, some were more surprising to watch than others.
UFC Vegas 65 was headlined by a battle between Kennedy Nzechukwu and Ion Cutelaba, with Waldo Cortes-Acosta vs. Chase Sherman serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Ricky Turcios went to battle against Kevin Natividad. Let’s find out who won at the UFC Vegas 65. View the full results for ‘Nzechukwu vs. Cutelaba’-led fight card below.
|UFC Vegas 65: Nzechukwu vs. Cutelaba|
|November 19, 2022|
|Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Ion Cutelaba|
|Waldo Cortes-Acosta vs. Chase Sherman|
UFC Vegas 65 was live 374 days ago and was the 627th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC Vegas 65
Below is the 11-fight order and UFC Vegas 65 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Kennedy Nzechukwu defeated Ion Cutelaba via TKO (Flying Knee and Punches) (Round 2 / 1:02)
- Waldo Cortes-Acosta defeated Chase Sherman by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Muslim Salikhov defeated Andre Fialho via TKO (Spinning Wheel Kick and Punches) (Round 3 / 1:03)
- Jack Della Maddalena defeated Danny Roberts by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 3:24)
- Charles Johnson defeated Zhalgas Zhumagulov by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Jennifer Maia defeated Maryna Moroz by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Miles Johns defeated Vince Morales by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Ricky Turcios defeated Kevin Natividad by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Vanessa Demopoulos defeated Maria Oliveira by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Brady Hiestand defeated Fernando Garcia by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Natalia Silva defeated Tereza Bleda by TKO (Spinning Back Kick and Punches) (Round 3 / 1:27)
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UFC Vegas 65 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event. Be sure to check out UFC Vegas 65 payouts and bonuses.
The UFC Vegas 65 started with taking on . defeated in Round at by .
The second fight at UFC Vegas 65 was vs. . won in Round at by .
Natalia Silva vs. Tereza Bleda
The following fight was between Tereza Bleda and Natalia Silva. Natalia Silva beat Tereza Bleda by TKO (Spinning Back Kick and Punches) in Round 3 at 1:27.
Brady Hiestand vs. Fernando Garcia
In the fourth bout, Brady Hiestand defeated Fernando Garcia by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Vanessa Demopoulos vs. Maria Oliveira
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with Vanessa Demopoulos defeating Maria Oliveira by Decision (Unanimous).
Ricky Turcios vs. Kevin Natividad
In the sixth fight of the night, Kevin Natividad lost to Ricky Turcios at 5:00 of Round 3.
Miles Johns vs. Vince Morales
Miles Johns got the better of Vince Morales and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Jennifer Maia vs. Maryna Moroz
The eighth bout was between Maryna Moroz and Jennifer Maia. Jennifer Maia beat Maryna Moroz by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Charles Johnson vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
The ninth fight at UFC Vegas 65 was Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Charles Johnson. Charles Johnson won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Split).
Jack Della Maddalena vs. Danny Roberts
In the tenth bout, Jack Della Maddalena battled Danny Roberts and took the win by TKO (Punches) in Round 1 at 3:24.
Muslim Salikhov vs. Andre Fialho
Right before the co-main event, Muslim Salikhov prevailed over Andre Fialho. Muslim Salikhov won by TKO (Spinning Wheel Kick and Punches) at 1:03 of Round 3.
Waldo Cortes-Acosta vs. Chase Sherman
In the co-main event, Waldo Cortes-Acosta defeated Chase Sherman via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3; Jacob Montalvo was the third man in the cage.
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Ion Cutelaba
In the main event, referee Keith Peterson called an end to the bout at 1:02 of Round 2. Kennedy Nzechukwu defeated Ion Cutelaba by TKO (Flying Knee and Punches).
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