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Norma Dumont defeats Aspen Ladd in one-sided decision

The Octagon UFC was in Las Vegas on Saturday for the UFC Vegas 40 at the UFC Apex with a 10-game card entitled a women’s featherweight bout between Aspen Ladd and Norma Dumont.

For Land, it was her return to competition for the first time since December 2019 and after reconstructive knee surgery. She also made her wing debut as she had weight loss problems to reach the 135 pound bantamweight limit.

Dumont used her jab to keep Ladd out. In the opening round, Land was linked with a single-digit number of attacks. It was difficult to close the distance towards the attacker.

In the second round, Land was able to close the distance but could not bring Dumont to the ground. Dimont continued to land with the piercing and exhaustion of Land.

Between rounds, Corner Land told her she was down two laps and had to pick up the pace. He pushed forward and was able to get into Dumont, but Dumont’s removal defense held. After the round, Land’s corner told her she needed a goal to win the match.

Land took her corner tip and came out pushing Dumont in the fourth frame. He was able to close the distance a few times, but Dumont was the one who secured an abolition. In the final moments of the round, Ladd swept Dumont and won the top spot. From there, he unloaded with a series of punches, but the round ended before he managed to inflict damage.

In the last lap, Land immediately closed the distance and pulled. He worked desperately trying to bring Dumont to the canvas but failed. Land tied an elbow to the tightness that bled Dumont’s nose, but he could not be hurt. After five rounds, all three judges scored the match for Dumont.

UFC Vegas 40 live score: Aspen Ladd vs. Norma Dumont

“I know she won the fight soon, but I just wanted to tell her now that she is a 145kg fighter. “He is fighting at 145. He has all the strength and power for 145, and I want him to continue fighting in this category,” Dumont said of Land after the victory.

“I have said it many times, to remove me, it will take a lot because I am very good in my defense,” he said.

Results UFC Vegas 40 – Main card (7pm ET on ESPN +)

  • Women’s Feather: Norma Dumont def. Aspen Ladd by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
  • Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovsky with a victory Carlos Felipe with a unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Light: Jim Miller beats Erick Gonzalez by KO (punch) at 0:14, R2
  • Women’s Flyweight: Manon Fiorot def. Mayra Bueno Silva by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Medium weight: Julian Marquez vs. Jordan Wright – CANCELED
  • Wing: Nate Landwehr def Ludovit Klein with submission (choke anaconda) at 2:22, R3

Results UFC Vegas 40 – Prelims (4:30 pm ET on ESPN +)

  • Medium weight: Bruno Silva defeats Andrew Sanchez from TKO (punches) at 2:35, R3
  • Welterweight: Danny Roberts with victory. Ramazan Emeev by separate decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
  • Women’s Flyweight: Luana Carolina def. Loopy Godinez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Bantamweight: Danaa Batgerel def. Brandon Davis from TKO (punches and elbows) at 2:01, R1
  • Women’s Strawweight: Ariane Carnelossi def. Istela Nunes with submission (rear chuck) at 2:57, R3