UFC on ESPN 49 results: Holly Holm and Mayra Bueno Silva go toe-to-toe in a thrilling battle

Everyone got treated to an action-packed showdown as Holly Holm and Mayra Bueno Silva faced off in a fierce battle at UFC on ESPN 49.

Holly Holm vs Mayra Bueno Silva [Image Credit: Twitter@UFC]
By Mohit | Jul 16, 2023 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Everyone got treated to an action-packed showdown as Holly Holm and Mayra Bueno Silva faced off in a fierce battle at UFC on ESPN 49. The fighters showcased their skills and determination providing an entertaining spectacle for all in attendance.

Right from the start Holm unleashed a series of rapid left-hand strikes. She caught Bueno Silva off guard. However, Bueno Silva retaliated with a strong leg kick. She showed her resilience in the face of Holm’s attacks. Holm then took control pushing Bueno Silva against the cage and delivering punishing knees to the body and legs. The crowd was on their feet as the fighters broke free from the clinch.

Holm landed a solid combination impressing the audience with her precision and power. But Bueno Silva didn’t back down and fought back. She landed a big left hook that rocked Holm. Despite the onslaught, Holm quickly regained control pressing Bueno Silva against the cage once again. She continued to punish her opponent with knees to the body and legs displaying her dominance.

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The second round began with Bueno Silva connecting a clean right. She caught Holm off guard. However, Holm wasted no time in closing the distance and overpowering Bueno Silva against the cage. Bueno Silva locked in a front choke submission tightening her grip on Holm. Unable to escape, Holm was forced to tap ending the fight in Bueno Silva’s favor.

The victory for Bueno Silva marked a significant achievement in her career. She defeated a seasoned veteran like Holm. The fight showcased the heart and determination of both fighters captivating the audience with their unwavering spirit.

Winner: Mayra Bueno Silva via submission

Fight card results

Main Results

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Albert Duraev vs Junyong ParkJunyong Park
Chelsea Chandler vs Norma DumontNorma Dumont
Ottman Azaitar vs Francisco PradoFrancisco Prado
Terrance Mckinney vs Nazim SadykhovNazim Sadykhov

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