UFC Vegas 22: Brunson Brings Holland Hype Train To A Screeching Halt

Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, march 11, 2017. UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Gastelum. Octagon, stadium gym.


The UFC returned to ESPN on Saturday night for UFC Vegas 22 at the UFC Apex.

In the main event, Derek Brunson was able to outwrestle Kevin Holland to a dominant unanimous decision victory to bring the Holland hype train to a screeching halt. Holland never seemed to focus during the fight and did not have an answer for Brunson’s overwhelming grappling.

Max Griffin, meanwhile, scored a devastating knockout of Song Kenan in the very first round.

Other big finishes came courtesy of Adrian Yanez, Tai Tuivasa, Montel Jackson, Bruno Silva, and a stunning last-second KO from Grant Dawson on the preliminary card.

The fighters who picked up $50,000 Performance of the Night bonuses were Griffin, Yanez, Dawson, and Silva.

If you missed out on Saturday night’s action, we have you covered.

A full look at the UFC Vegas 22 results can be seen below.


  • Derek Brunson def. Kevin Holland via unanimous decision (49-45, 49-46, 49-46)
  • Max Griffin def. Song Kenan via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 2:20
  • Montserrat Ruiz def. Cheyanne Buys via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
  • Adrian Yanez def. Gustavo Lopez via knockout (punch) – Round 3, 0:27
  • Tai Tuivasa def. Harry Hunsucker via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:49
  • Macy Chiasson def. Marion Reneau via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Grant Dawson def. Leonardo Santos via knockout (punches) – Round 3, 4:59
  • Trevin Giles def. Roman Dolidze via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Montel Jackson def. Jesse Strader via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:58
  • Bruno Silva def. J.P. Buys via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:56
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