UFC Vegas 28 Closing Odds and Fight Results

UFC Vegas 28 took place Saturday, June 5, 2021 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Augusto Sakai.

Closing odds are courtesy of one of the most popular Las Vegas based sportsbooks Circa Sports. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.

Favorites that Won

In the main event of the evening, Jairzinho Rozenstruik bided his time, then lunged forward in the closing seconds of the first round to drop Augusto Sakai and finish him with one second to go in the round. Rozenstruik was -130 while Sakai was +110

Marcin Tybura caught a kick, secured a takedown, then battered Walt Harris with ground and pound to win via first round TKO. Tybura was -170 while Harris was +150

It wasn’t pretty, but Roman Dolidze secured takedowns, top position and inside clinch position consistently against Laureano Starapoli to win a unanimous decision. Dolidze was -165 while Starapoli was +145

Montana De la Rosa secured takedowns against Ariane Lipski, then proceeded to batter her from top position, opening up a nasty cut and eventually finishing Lipski with ground and pound in round two. De la Rosa was -305 while Lipski was +245

Muslim Salikhov dropped Francisco Trinaldo, then rolled to a one-sided unanimous decision victory to spoil Trinaldo’s welterweight debut. Salikhov was -210 while Trinaldo was +180

Manon Fiorot cemented her status as the top rising women’s flyweight prospect with a dominant ground and pound finish against late replacement Tabatha Ricci. Fiorot was -505 was while Ricci was +400

Sean Woodson was able to fend off most of Youssef Zalal’s takedowns, and managed to show off some of his grappling as well as his striking skills en route to a split decision victory. Woodson was -155 while Zalal was +135


Underdogs that Won

Miguel Baeza started strong against Santiago Ponzinibbio, landing heavy leg kicks and hurting Ponz briefly, but Ponzinibbio battled back with a furious flurry in the second half of round two, then poured it on in round three to earn a comeback unanimous decision. Ponzinibbio was +140 while Baeza was -160

Gregory Rodrigues forced Dusko Todorovic to fight on his back foot, securing some takedowns and pressuring Todorovic en route to a unanimous decision victory. Rodrigues was +140 while Todorovic was -160

Ilir Latifi didn’t do much against Tanner Boser, but Boser didn’t do much either besides landing some decent jabs. With the fight up in the air, Latifi spent a majority of the third round in top position and won a split decision. Latifi was +153 while Boser was -177

Makwan Amirkhani started strong against Kamuela Kirk, but ran out of steam in the later rounds as Kirk showcased solid grappling and was the better striker to win a close unanimous decision. Kirk was +175 while Amirkhani was -200

In the opening bout of the evening, Claudio Puelles had more gas in the tank than Jordan Leavitt, taking control with top position in the final two rounds to earn a unanimous upset decision. Puelles was +175 while Leavitt was -170


No contests

Mason Jones was well on his way to dismantling Alan Patrick, but an eyepoke gave Patrick a reason to end the fight early and he took it, as the bout was declared a no contest. Jones was -350 while Patrick was +290

Written by Brian Hemminger

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