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After split call over Arlosvki, Augusto Sakai was itching for fast KO at UFC Vancouver

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Augusto Sakai beat Marcin Tybura with a first-round knockout Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 16 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Take a look inside the fight with Sakai, who won for the fifth straight time.
Result: Augusto Sakai def. Marcin Tybura via knockout - Round 1, 0:59
Updated records: Sakai , Tybura
Key stat: Sakai had his fastest win in the UFC.
Sakai on the fight's key moment
“I knew I could knock him out. It was a result of hard training with my coaches. I knew this would happen.”
Sakai on getting a...
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Miles Johns says Contender Series got him ready for UFC Vancouver win

Miles Johns says Contender Series got him ready for UFC Vancouver win

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Miles Johns beat Cole Smith with a split decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 16 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Take a look inside the fight with Johns, a former LFA bantamweight champion who won his UFC debut.
Result: Miles Johns def. Cole Smith via split decision
Updated records: Johns , Smith
Key stat: Johns had a big 63-26 striking advantage over Smith in the fight.
Johns on the fight's key moment
“Dana White's Contender Series prepared me for this. When I walked in, I could hear the boos for me and the cheers...
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After relief of first UFC win in Vancouver, Austin Hubbard wants on D.C. card

After relief of first UFC win in Vancouver, Austin Hubbard wants on D.C. card

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Austin Hubbard beat Kyle Prepolec with a unanimous decision Saturday to open the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 16 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Take a look inside the fight with Hubbard, a former LFA lightweight champion who got his first win in the UFC.
Result: Austin Hubbard def. Kyle Prepolec via unanimous decision
Updated records: Hubbard , Prepolec
Key stat: Hubbard outstruck Prepolec 136-46 and had three takedowns.
Hubbard on the fight's key moment
“He was tough - a lot tougher than I was giving him credit for - and I had...
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UFC Vancouver: Chas Skelly snaps skid, credits UFC PI for first win since 2017

UFC Vancouver: Chas Skelly snaps skid, credits UFC PI for first win since 2017

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Chas Skelly beat Jordan Griffin with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 16 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Take a look inside the fight with Skelly, who snapped a two-fight skid for his first win in more than two and a half years.
Result: Chas Skelly def. Jordan Griffin via unanimous decision
Updated records: Skelly , Griffin
Key stat: Griffin landed two of his three takedown attempts, but couldn't get the win.
Skelly on the fight's key moment
“”This is my first time using the UFC PI team for the...
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Austin Hubbard's leg was 'cut open' due to swelling after UFC on ESPN+ 16 win

Austin Hubbard's leg was 'cut open' due to swelling after UFC on ESPN+ 16 win

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Austin Hubbard didn't get much time to celebrate his victory at UFC on ESPN+ 16 before being rushed into surgery.
Following his unanimous decision win over Kyle Prepolec on Saturday at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Hubbard had some swelling in his leg that was well beyond the norm.
The irregular swelling was so severe, in fact, that Hubbard was taken to a local hospital where he underwent a procedure to relieve the pain. He revealed the news on social media, along with a post-op photo :
Well not exactly the way I wanted to spend my night celebrating. Had to have surgery last...
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