Tim Elliott kicked off the prelims with an emotional victory over Mark De La Rosa, scoring a second round submission via Anaconda choke on UFC Fight Pass. The win for Elliott comes just a few weeks after his coach, Robert Follis, committed suicide in Las Vegas.
On FOX Sports 1, three decisions and a draw followed Elliott finish.
Matheus Nicolau stunned Louis Smolka, dominating the flyweight in earning two 30-26 scores and a 30-25. Marvin Vettori and Omari Akhmedov fought to a draw in the middleweight division, with Myles Jury besting Rick Glenn to close out the year perfect with a decision.
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In the prelim main event, it was Michal Oleksiejczuk upsetting Khalil Rountree Jr., sweeping the three scorecards by matching 30-27s. Oleksiejczuk was a huge underdog in the light heavyweight contest.
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