A clash of ranked heavyweights headline UFC Fight Night 185 on Saturday, Feb. 20.
Curtis Blades, ranked #2 searches for his fifth-straight victory against Derrick Lewis currently #4 on ESPN+.
The Co-main event features two ranked bantamweights in Ketlen Vieira #6 and Yana Kunitskaya #7 inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas Nevada.
Chris Daukausvs vs. Aleksei Oleinik Preview
On the main card, we have another heavyweight match-up with Chris Daukaus (10-3) (2-0 UFC) taking on Aleksei Oleinik (59-14-1) (8-5 UFC)
Daukaus fights out of Martinez BJJ in Northeast Philadelphia and has gotten off to a blazing start in the UFC with two vicious knockouts in the first round. Daukaus has really concentrated on his strength and conditioning and feels that he has the fastest hands in the division. He will test a very savvy veteran who has faced some of the best fighters in the world including both of the men in tonight’s main event.
Here is how the heavyweight bout between Daukaus and Oleinik went down at UFC Fight Nigght 185 , including round-by-round scoring. For full results of the event check them out right here.
Early on, Oleinik looking to clinch and has Daukaus up against the cage. Daukaus gets some separation and lands a clean left/right combination that Oleinik definitely felt. Daukaus lands a big right to the chin and is looking very sharp and confident. He is letting his hands go and lands a big knee as Oleinik is covering up against the cage. Daukaus smells blood.. Another big knee and Daukaus never stops throwing those quick and powerful hands.. He is relentless and referee herb Dean has no choice but to stop the fight. Very impressive.
Official score…Chris Daukaus wins via TKO (strikes) 1:55 round 1
Daukaus now moves to 3-0 inside the octagon and has finished all three opponents in the first round. Put a big check mark by his name!