UFC flyweight contender Alexa Grasso went the distance against Viviane Araujo in the main event of UFC Vegas 62, clinching a victory via unanimous decision at the at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas this 15th October.
Headlining her first UFC event, Grasso marked her fourth victory in a row as the 29-year-old Mexican maintained an edge over her Brazilian adversary throughout the five rounds. Despite being dropped to the canvas a number of times by Araujo, Grasso had quick recoveries, on top of her impressive boxing skills that earned her the favour from the judges.
“This was a war! This was so hard. All training camp was super hard but I’m so happy that everything went well,” said Grasso backstage following her win, “Four in a row! I feel so happy right now. I am crying right now, I know, but there are a lot of feelings. Thank you for the support.”
UFC Vegas 62 FULL RESULT:
- Main Event – Women’s Flyweight: Alexa Grasso defeats Viviane Araujo via unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46×2)
- Co-Main Event – Bantamweight: Jonathan Martinez defeats Cub Swanson via TKO: R2, 4.19
- Middleweight: Dusko Todorovic defeats Jordan Wright via TKO: R2, 3.12
- Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao defeats Victor Henry via unanimous decision (30-27×3)
- Light Heavyweight: Alonzo Menifield defeats Misha Cirkunov via KO: R1, 1.28
- Preliminary Card
- Bantamweight: Mana Martinez defeats Brandon Davis via split decision (29-28×2, 28-29)
- Middleweight: Jacob Malkoun defeats Nick Maximov via unanimous decision (30-27×3)
- Featherweight: Joanderson Brito defeats Lucas Alexander via submission: R1, 2.02
- Women’s Strawweight: Piera Rodriguez defeats Sam Hughes via unanimous decision (29-28×3)
- Flyweight: Tatsuro Taira defeats CJ Vergara via submission: R2, 4.19
- Welterweight: Pete Rodriguez defeats Mike Jackson via KO (knee): R1, 1:33
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