UFC Vegas 52 took place on Saturday, April 23 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The most important match of the evening takes place in the lightest weight class of the organization, when two powerful strawweights, Lemos (11-1-1, 5-1 UFC) and Andrade (22-9, 13-7 UFC) on it. Are between ).
While the Lemos have won five straight - with three bye first round stoppages - the "Bate Estaca" returned to its old stumping ground after winning two of the three flyweights.
The former strawweight champion defeated Amanda Lemos, the top contender in Saturday's UFC Fight Night 205 main event in Las Vegas, to win the first stand-up arm-triangle square in UFC history. The official stop came at the 3:13 mark of Round 1. Andrade did a quick limousine fight in a fight that was getting hot.
Lemos actually started with an early lead. She started a fight with the offensive leg kicks and seemed ready to separate Andrade on her feet.
Lemos (11-2-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) were doing well as long as the fight continued. It kept a good distance from the very powerful Andrade (23-9 MMA, 14-7 UFC) and was kicking hard on the legs which seemed to be squeezing Andrade. However, in a sharp collision, Andrade managed to grab Lemos' neck and left arm, and the arm got stuck in a triangular position.
From there, Andrade kept a tight and constant squeeze. Lemos tried to compose and fight it, but it was too deep and Jessica Andrade made history by forcing him to get out. Finnish marks the first stand-up triangle square in UFC history.
With this historic result, Andrade made a successful return to back 115pounds. Brazil had three fights in flyweight where they lost 2-1 and their only defeat was in the title fight against champion Valentina Shevchenko.
Andrade called for a title shot after his win at UFC Fight Night 205.
"This is my division," Andrade said in a post-fight interview. "This is where I'm going to do my best. If you guys can give me a shot I'll be here, I'll be ready."
Andrade (23-9 MMA, 14-7 UFC), a former strawweight champion, competed as a flyweight in his last three shows but now finds himself back at 115 pounds with an impressive result. Established as a viable claimant. Meanwhile, Lemos (11-2-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) saw a five-fight winning streak with defeat.
The results of the UFC Fight Night 205 include:
Jessica Andrade def. Amanda Lemos via submission (standing arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:13
Claudio Puelles def. Clay Guida via submission (kneebar) – Round 1, 3:01
Maycee Barber def. Montana De La Rosa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Charles Jourdain def. Lando Vannata via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:32
Marc-Andre Barriault def. Jordan Wright via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:36
Sergey Khandozhko def. Dwight Grant via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:15
Tyson Pedro def. Ike Villanueva via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:55
Aori Qileng def. Cameron Else via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:48
Preston Parsons def. Evan Elder via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Phillipe Lins def. Marcin Prachnio via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Mike Jackson def. Dean Barry via disqualification (intentional foul) – Round 1, 3:52