Noche UFC: Alexa Grasso vs. Valentina Shevchenko: Who all got the $50,000 bonus?

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Noche UFC: Alexa Grasso vs. Valentina Shevchenko: Who all got the $50,000 bonus?

The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas was electrified with passionate fans as Noche UFC unfolded on Mexican Independence Day. The fighters who entered the Octagon provided an unforgettable night filled with thrilling finishes and competitive battles. The event culminated in a spectacular showdown between Alexa Grasso and Valentina Shevchenko that ended in a split draw.

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Noche UFC : Main Event: Alexa Grasso vs. Valentina Shevchenko – Split Draw (47-47, 48-47, 48-47)

The main event of Noche UFC showcased a championship-caliber battle between Alexa Grasso and Valentina Shevchenko. The fight was a rollercoaster of action, with both fighters having their moments. Grasso and Shevchenko displayed their skills and resilience throughout five rounds. Grasso retained her title in a classic encounter, with two judges scoring it 48-47 in her favor, while the third official saw it as a draw.

Jack Della Maddalena Defeats Kevin Holland – Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

In a highly anticipated welterweight co-main event, Jack Della Maddalena and Kevin Holland delivered an entertaining battle. The two fighters went back and forth, with Della Maddalena working efficiently and Holland putting out more volume. After three rounds of intense action, Della Maddalena emerged victorious with a split decision, extending his UFC winning streak to six.

Raul Rosas Jr. Defeats Terrance Mitchell – Round 1, TKO (0:54)

The bantamweight bout between Raul Rosas Jr. and Terrance Mitchell was a thrilling affair that ended in just 54 seconds of the first round. Rosas Jr. connected with a powerful left hand that sent Mitchell to the canvas, and he swiftly capitalized on the opportunity, securing a TKO victory. At just 18 years old, Rosas Jr. showcased tremendous potential.

Daniel Zellhuber Submits Christos Giagos – Round 2, Anaconda Choke (3:26)

Daniel Zellhuber faced some adversity early in his lightweight bout against Christos Giagos, but he weathered the storm and came back strong. Zellhuber made a remarkable comeback in the second round, forcing Giagos to shoot for a desperate takedown. Zellhuber capitalized on the opportunity, locking in an anaconda choke and securing the submission win. With back-to-back victories, Zellhuber is establishing himself as a rising star in the lightweight division.

Kyle Nelson Defeats Fernando Padilla – Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

The main card kicked off with an exciting featherweight contest between Kyle Nelson and Fernando Padilla. The two fighters engaged in a back-and-forth battle exclusively on their feet. Nelson showcased his efficiency and power in the striking department, while Padilla applied constant pressure. In the end, Nelson secured a unanimous decision victory, extending his unbeaten streak to three fights in the UFC.

Loopy Godinez Submits Elise Reed – Round 2, Rear Naked Choke (3:38)

Loopy Godinez delivered a dominant performance in the Noche UFC prelims, facing off against Elise Reed. Godinez displayed her striking prowess early in the first round, landing a clean left hand that rocked Reed. In the second round, Godinez continued to dominate, both on the feet and in grappling exchanges. She secured the victory with a rear naked choke, marking her third consecutive UFC win.

Roman Kopylov TKOs Josh Fremd – Round 2, Body Shot (4:44)

Roman Kopylov showcased his striking skills in a middleweight bout against Josh Fremd. Kopylov’s precise striking and heavy blows took a toll on Fremd throughout the fight. In the second round, Kopylov landed a devastating left hand to the body, which led to a TKO victory at 4:44 of the round. Kopylov’s impressive performance solidifies his position as a rising contender in the 185-pound division.

Edgar Chairez vs. Daniel Lacerda – No Decision (3:47, Round 1)

The flyweight bout between Edgar Chairez and Daniel Lacerda ended in controversy. Chairez appeared to have locked in a standing anaconda choke, prompting the referee to stop the contest prematurely. However, Lacerda protested the decision, and after review, the fight was declared a no decision. Despite the controversy, both fighters showed promise, and fans are eager to see them face off again.

Tracy Cortez Defeats Jasmine Jasudavicius – Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Tracy Cortez returned to the Octagon after a lengthy layoff and secured a unanimous decision victory over a determined Jasmine Jasudavicius. Cortez displayed powerful boxing skills, landing clean shots throughout the three rounds. Jasudavicius showed resilience but couldn’t match Cortez’s striking prowess. With her fifth consecutive UFC victory, Cortez continues to climb the ranks in her division.

Charlie Campbell TKOs Alex Reyes – Round 1, Right Hand (3:38)

Charlie Campbell made an impressive UFC debut by facing off against Alex Reyes. Campbell learned from a previous loss on Dana White’s Contender Series and showed patience in this bout. He hurt Reyes but remained composed, landing significant shots before finishing the fight with a clean right hand at 3:38 of the first round. Campbell’s performance earned him his second consecutive first-round stoppage win.

Josefine Knutsson Defeats Marnic Mann – Unanimous Decision (30-24, 30-25, 30-27) (Preliminary Bout)

Josefine Knutsson showcased her talent in the UFC strawweight division by defeating Marnic Mann in the Noche UFC opener. Knutsson displayed her striking skills, landing heavy punches and a punishing knee to the midsection. She also exhibited strong ground control, earning a unanimous decision victory. With a perfect 7-0 record as a professional, Knutsson is a rising star to watch in the strawweight division.

Noche UFC delivered a night of incredible fights, showcasing the talent and determination of the athletes in the Octagon. From thrilling finishes to competitive battles, the event left fans eagerly anticipating the next memorable night of action in the UFC.

Noche UFC full results (via

  • Alexa Grasso (48-47) and Valentina Shevchenko (48-47) fight to a split draw (47-47)
  • Jack Della Maddalena (29-28, 29-28) defeats Kevin Holland (29-28) by split decision
  • Raul Rosas Jr defeats Terrance Mitchell by TKO, Round 1, :54
  • Daniel Zellhuber defeats Christos Giagos by submission, anaconda choke, Round 2, 3:26
  • Kyle Nelson (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) defeats Fernando Padilla by unanimous decision
  • Loopy Godinez defeats Elise Reed by submission, rear naked choke, Round 2, 3:38
  • Roman Kopylov defeats Josh Fremd by TKO (body shot) at 4:44 of Round 2
  • Edgar Chairez versus Daniel Lacerda declared a no decision at 3:47 of Round 1
  • Tracy Cortez (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) defeats Jasmine Jasudavicius by unanimous decision
  • Charlie Campbell defeats Alex Reyes by TKO (right hand) at 3:38 of Round 1
  • Josefine Knutsson (30-24, 30-25, 30-27) defeats Marnic Mann by unanimous decision

Noche UFC bonus winners

  • Performance of the Night: Charlie Campbell
  • Performance of the Night: Loopy Godinez
  • Performance of the Night: Daniel Zellhuber
  • Performance of the Night: Raul Rosas Jr.
  • Performance of the Night: Roman Kopylov

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Edited by: Gerard Crispin