Cory McKenna defeats Cheyanne Vlismas via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas | MMA News

Cory McKenna improved his UFC record to 3-1 with a unanimous verdict over Cheyanne Vlismas at Fight Night in Las Vegas.

The Welsh strawweight won a 29-28 decision from all three judges as she took a turn to work her opponent before controlling the fight from close quarters.

McKenna picked his short punches in a dominating third round to take his overall MMA record to 8-2; Vlismas is 2-2 in the UFC and 7-2 overall.

Fight Night’s main event saw Jared Cannonier defeat middleweight rival Sean Strickland by split decision.

The cards read 49-46, 46-49, 49-46 in favor of Cannonier, who improved to 16-6; Strickland fell to 25-5 and lost their last two fights after winning six in a row.

Despite losing, Strickland held on to a 152-141 advantage in serious strikes. He also recorded the single takedown.

Cannonier held an advantage in body shots (60-24) and leg shots (24-2).


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