UFC Vegas 46: Take a look at the results and also the ones who received the bonus
The first UFC event of 2022, UFC Vegas 46: Kattar vs Chikadze delivered as expected. Number 5 ranked featherweight Calvin Kattar hit Giga Chikadze with a reality check.
Kattar beat the number 8 ranked featherweight who had never really been tested in the promotion, from pillar to post. Although, Kattar clearly outstruck Chikadze, he had to toil hard simply because of the Georgian’s toughness.
In the end, Kattar won via. unanimous decision scoring 50-45, 50-45, 50-44 on the three judges’ scorecards.
In the co-main event, Jake Collier took on Chase Sherman in the heavyweight division. Collier finished Sherman in the very first round via. submission (rear-naked choke).
Brandon Royval and Rogerio Bontorin had a bloodbath. It took a narrow split decision to settle their contest.
There were not many finishes, with most of the fights being decided by unanimous decision.
Here are the results from UFC Vegas 46:
UFC Vegas 46 Winners and Results
Calvin Kattar def. Giga Chikadze via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-44)
Jake Collier def. Chase Sherman via submission (rear-naked choke)
Brandon Royval vs. Rogerio Bontorin via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Katlyn Chookagian def. Jennifer Maia via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Viacheslav Borshchev def. Dakota Bush via TKO (strikes)
Bill Algeo def. Joanderson Brito via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Jamie Pickett def. Joseph Holmes via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Court McGee def. Ramiz Brahimaj via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Brian Kelleher def. Kevin Croom via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
T.J. Brown def. Charles Rosa via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
UFC Vegas 46 Bonus Winners
Four fighters walked away with the $50k bonus. 2 Performance of the Night Bonuses were handed out alongside the Fight of the Night Bonus.
For his first-round submission win over Chase Sherman, Jake Collier won the Performance of the Night Bonus, earning an extra $50k.
Another Performance of the Night Bonus was awarded to Lightweight Viacheslav Borshchev. A body shot TKO from Borshchev in the first round, saw him walk away with the extra 50k.
The Fight of the Night was the usual suspect. Calvin Kattar and Giga Chikadze walked away with the bonus. A brilliant fight to kick off the year – had Chikadze managed to win a round or two, it would have probably gone down as the contender for the Fight of the Year.
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