Cheyanne Buys vs. Gloria de Paula ended up being the co-main event. Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Chris Daukaus was supposed to co-headline, but Kyung Ho Kang vs. Rani Yahya ended up replacing it only for that fight to be nixed due to Yahya testing positive for COVID-19.
In just one minute, Buys caught her getting up with a head kick then finished her on the ground with strikes.
Peep the highlights of the fight courtesy of the UFC’s official Twitter account:
The original co-headliner was nixed the week of and it would’ve been an important fight. Abdurakhimov has a pro-MMA record of 20-5 with 8 of those coming under the UFC banner. While with the UFC, he’s 5-3. He was coming off a TKO loss to Curtis Blaydes at UFC 243. On the flip side, Daukaus has a pro-MMA record of 11-3 including a four-fight winning streak with wins over Danny Holmes, Parker Porter, Rodrigo Nascimento, and Aleksei Oleinik.
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