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Davey Grant wants on UFC London card after KO win over Louis Smolka: “I want to be remembered as an exciting guy”

Davey Grant believes he fought as well as he ever has in his KO win over Louis Smolka at UFC Vegas 54. Grant took on Smolka in a fight many fans were looking forward to and it lived up to the hype. It was a back-and-forth war with Grant ending up winning by third-round KO, and for Grant, being in another entertaining fight is nothing new.
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UFC Vegas 54 video: Davey Grant smashes Louis Smolka with calf kicks and devastating ground-and-pound

Davey Grant might be staring down a fifth straight performance bonus after finishing Louis Smolka in devastating fashion at UFC Vegas 54 on Saturday night. The British bantamweight always seems to be willing to get into a brawl, but it was a tactical change to look for calf kicks in the third round that helped him put Smolka down on the canvas. As soon as his opponent hit the floor, Grant jumped on the opening and hammered away with punches until Smolka went unconscious.

Rivalries: Louis Smolka

Volatility has marked Louis Smolka’s tenure in the Ultimate Fighting Championship—a tenure that covers 16 appearances across two stints in multiple weight classes. The Hawaiian will attempt to keep his head above water in the bantamweight division when he battles “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 18 finalist Davey Grant in a featured UFC on ESPN 36 attraction this Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Smolka has alternated wins and losses in each of his past five outings, leaving his promotional record at a middling 8-8. He last competed at UFC on ESPN 31, where he succumbed to punches from Vince Morales in the first round of their Dec. 4 pairing.

Vince Morales wants Nathaniel Wood next after KO win over Louis Smolka

Vince Morales is pleased with his KO win over Louis Smolka at UFC Vegas 44. Morales entered his fight against Smolka in a unique scenario due to the fact his cousin in Ricky Simon is a training partner of Smolka. Although they originally didn’t want to fight one another, Morales is happy with his win as he became the first person to KO Smolka.

Knockout! Watch Vince Morales destroy Louis Smolka in the first - UFC Vegas 44

Vince Morales claimed the biggest victory of his MMA career thus far with a first-round knockout stoppage over Louis Smolka earlier tonight (Sat., Dec. 4, 2021) at UFC Vegas 44 live on ESPN/ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. LIVE! Stream UFC Vegas 44 On ESPN+. Ultimate Fighting...

Hawaii’s Louis Smolka falls at UFC Vegas 44 via TKO

In his return to the UFC octagon, Hawaii’s Louis Smolka lost to Vince Morales via first-round TKO at UFC Vegas 44 at the Apex. In was Smolka’s first fight since Dec. 5, 2020. Smolka drops to 17-8 in his pro MMA career, while Morales improves to 11-5. Morales’ TKO occurred...