Joshua Van stops Felipe Bunes in second round at UFC Vegas 84

UFC Fight Night: Ankalaev vs Walker 2

Joshua Van came out on top in the first fight inside the Octagon for 2024, when he faced Felipe Bunes on Saturday, January 13. The flyweight bout kicked off UFC Fight Night: Ankalaev vs Walker 2 live from UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scheduled for three rounds contest didn’t go the full distance. The native of Hakha, Myanmar knocked his Brazilian opponent down with a series of punches and knees, and finished with the strikes on the ground. Referee Mark Smith called it a day at 4 minutes and 31 seconds into the second round.

With the victory by TKO, Joshua Van improved to 10-1 and secured his eighth win in a row. Felipe Bunes dropped to 13-7, which snapped his two-fight winning streak.

Get UFC Vegas 84: Ankalaev vs Walker 2 full fight card results.

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a former Muay Thai fighter, sports manager and editor at FIGHTMAG.

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