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UFC San Diego, Marlon Vera vs. Dominick Cruz: results and highlights of the evening with the spectacular victory by knockout of Chito Vera

After the consecrations of Amanda Nunes and Brandon Moreno as champions in UFC 277, the leading mixed martial arts company reintroduced a top Latin

UFC San Diego, Marlon Vera vs. Dominick Cruz: results and highlights of the evening with the spectacular victory by knockout of Chito Vera


After the consecrations of Amanda Nunes and Brandon Moreno as champions in UFC 277, the leading mixed martial arts company reintroduced a top Latin American fighter this Saturday at San Diegowith the victory of the Ecuadorian Marlon “Chito” Vera on Dominic Cruz.

The Ecuadorian bantamweight fighter reached his fourth consecutive victory in the UFC with a spectacular knockout, in the middle of the fourth round and product of a kick to the head of the former company champion.

Vera, located in the fifth place in the UFC bantamweight rankingnow has a record of 20-7-1 as a professional and should climb in the ranking of the division that has as champion aljamain sterling.

The night was completed with the return of nate landwrightwho defeated David Onama by majority decision in the best fight of the night

Furthermore, the Mexican Yazmín Jáuregui debuted in the UFC with a victory about the brazilian Iasmin Lucindothe Mexican Gabriel Benítez achieved his first win since 2020 by beating Charlie Ontiveros and Lupita Godínez fell to Angela Hill at a contract weight of 120 pounds, while Priscila Cachoeira defeated Ariane Lipski in a 100% Brazilian clash.

What were the UFC San Diego bonuses?

Marlon Vera and Tyson Nam they took $50,000 bonus from his participation in San Diego for putting on the best performances of the night, while the bout of Nate Landwher vs. David Onama was chosen as the best of the evening.

All results from UFC San Diego

  • Marlon Vera defeated Dominick Cruz by knockout in the fourth round; bantamweight
  • Nate Landwher defeated David Onama by majority decision; Featherweight.
  • Yazmín Jáuregui defeated Iasmin Lucindo by unanimous decision; straw weight.
  • Azamat Murzakanov defeated Devin Clark by technical knockout in the third round; medium heavyweight.
  • Priscila Cachoeira defeated Ariane Lipski by technical knockout in the first round; bantamweight.
  • Gerald Meerschaert defeated Bruno Silva by submission in the third round; medium weight.
  • Angela Hill defeated Lupita Godinez by unanimous decision; 120 lbs.
  • Martin Buday defeated Lukasz Brzeski by split decision; Heavyweight.
  • Nina Nunes defeated Cynthia Calvillo by split decision; flyweight
  • Gabriel Benítez defeated Charlie Ontiveros by technical knockout in the first round; light weight.
  • Tyson Nam defeated Ode’ Osbourne by knockout in the first round; fly weight.
  • Josh Quinlan defeated Jason Witt by knockout in the first round; 180 lbs.
  • Youssef Zalal tied by majority decision with Da’Mon Blackshear; bantamweight.