Bloody Elbow fight experts, Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado, are here to breakdown the UFC Vegas 46: ‘Kattar vs. Chikadze’ Fight Night event, from Las Vegas, NV. The guys have hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event.
The UFC showcased a Featherweight brawl in the main event of UFC Vegas 46. We had the No. 5 UFC ranked, former EliteXC competitor & BJJ blue belt, Calvin “The Boston Finisher” Kattar, with a 22-5 record, entering the octagon to combat the No. 8 ranked former kickboxer & GLORY combatant, Giga ‘The Ninja’ Chikadze, with a current record of 14-2. The Boston Finisher was in fine form headlining tonight. He impressed for the entire five rounds, shattering Giga’s seven-bout win streak in a FOTN Performance victory.
Meanwhile, the co-main event featured Heavyweight contenders, Chase ‘The Vanilla Gorilla’ Sherman, and Jake ‘The Prototype’ Collier. Former Titan FC competitor & bare knuckle boxer, Sherman, held a 15-8 record entering the octagon tonight. Meanwhile, the Missouri Native, Collier, held a record of 12-6 walking into this bout. Collier didn’t lose a minute taking Sherman down, slashing him with bloody elbows and submitting him via rear-naked choke in a thrilling first round finish.
For much more detail on the main card and plenty of tidbits about the prelims, be sure to hit play on the show above, or below, and hear what our fight experts have to say about the event last night.
Overall, this now dwindled down 10-bout card saw 11 cancellations approaching the event, but yielded 2 1st Rd finishes, 1 KO/TKO, 1 sub, & 8 decisions, 1 of them split. Rounding things out, bonuses for putting forth POTN efforts went to Viacheslav Borshchev & Jake Collier; FOTN honors went to Calvin Kattar vs. Giga Chikadze.
Here’s a look at the UFC VEGAS 46: ‘CALVIN KATTAR VS GIGA CHIKADZE’ updated fight records & results —
ESPN+ MAIN CARD | SAT. JAN 15
10. FOTN: Calvin Kattar (23-5) DEF. Giga Chikadze (14-3) — DEC, Unanimous (50-45, 50-45, 50-44)
9. 265lbs: Jake Collier, POTN (13-6) DEF. Chase Sherman (15-9) — SUB, Rear Naked Choke at 2:26 of Rd 1
8. 125lbs: Brandon Royval (13-6) DEF. Rogério Bontorin (17-4) — DEC, Split (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
7. 125lbs: Katlyn Chookagian (17-4) DEF. Jennifer Maia (19-8) —DEC, Unanimous (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
6. 155lbs: Vlacheslav Borshchev, POTN (6-1) DEF. Dakota Bush (8-4) — KO/TKO, Liver Shot at 3:47 of Rd 1
5. 145lbs: Bill Algeo (15-6) DEF. Joanderson Brito (12-3) — DEC, Unanimous (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
4. 185lbs: Jamie Pickett (13-6) DEF. Joseph Holmes (7-2) — DEC, Unanimous (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
3. 170lbs: Court McGee (21-10) DEF. Ramiz Brahimaj (9-4) — DEC, Unanimous (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2. 145lbs: Brian Kelleher (24-12) DEF. Kevin Croom (21-14) — DEC, Unanimous (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
1. 145lbs: TJ Brown (16-8) DEF. Charles Rosa (14-7) — DEC, Unanimous (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
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