UFC Vegas 6: Derrick Lewis Scores Another Stoppage Win
Derrick Lewis continues to add stoppage wins to his record, as he finished the always dangerous Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Vegas 6.
Derrick Lewis survived a submission scare from Aleksei Oleinik early on, and finish the rugged vet in round two.
Lewis came charging out, fired a big body kick and fired some huge punches. Lewis clinched up and tossed Oleinik to the floor. Lewis worked from halfguard for a couple of minutes, but in an ensuing sramble, Oleinik took the top position.
Lewis momentarily moved to the top again, but Oleinik reversed the position and started working the scarf hold. Eventually, Oleinik abandoned the position, before the horn went.
Lewis sent Oleinik to the deck with a booming right moments into round two, and after landing a flurry of shots from above, the fight was stopped. Wow. Another highlight reel finish for the feared slugger.
With the win, Lewis has recorded the most KO/TKO wins in UFC heavyweight history.
UFC Vegas 6 results
Here are the complete results for UFC Vegas 6, which took place at the Apex Facility in Las Vegas.
Derrick Lewis def. Aleksei Oleinik via TKO (punches) R2, 0:21
Chris Weidman def. Omari Akhmedov via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-28)
Darren Stewart def. Maki Pitolo via submission (guillotine choke) R1, 3:41
Yana Kunitskaya def. Julija Stoliarenko via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
Beneil Dariush def. Scott Holtzman via KO (spinning backfist) R1, 4:38
Tim Means def. Laureano Staropoli via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Kevin Holland def. Joaquin Buckley via TKO (punches) R3, 0:32
Nasrat Haqparast def. Alexander Munoz via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Andrew Sanchez def. Wellington Turman via KO (punches) R1, 4:14
Gavin Tucker def. Justin Jaynes via submission (rear-naked-choke) R3, 1:43
Youssef Zalal def. Peter Barrett via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Irwin Rivera def. Ali Alqaisi via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)