Marvin Vettori beats Jack Hermansson by unanimous decision for biggest win of UFC career

Dec 07, 2020 424

BY: Marc Raimondi

Marvin Vettori has had an extremely unlucky year. But the UFC middleweight contender will finish a trying 2020 with a fortunate break and the biggest victory of his career. Vettori defeated Jack Hermansson via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-45) in the entertaining, back-and-forth main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. ESPN had Hermansson ranked No. 6 in the world at middleweight coming in.

"I know I made history tonight," Vettori said. "It's a big step toward where I want to be. It's big." Vettori wasn't even supposed to be here. He was Hermansson's third scheduled opponent. Hermansson was initially scheduled to fight Darren Till here, but Till withdrew because of injury. 

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SOURCE: https://www.espn.com

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