“Worst Main Event Ever!”- UFC Fans Not Happy After UFC Fight Night Showcases ‘Boring’ Five Round Event

The main event at UFC Vegas 40 featured a featherweight clash between Aspen Ladd and Norma Dumont. The fight card was initially supposed to be headlined by Holm and Dumont. However, an injury forced the former champion out of the bout. This paved way for Ladd to make her debut at featherweight after missing weight for her recent fight against Chiasson. 

Dumont went into the fight on the back of a two-fight win streak, whereas this was the first time competing for Ladd since her TKO win over Yana Kunitskaya in December 2019. At the end of five rounds, it was Dumont who had done enough to secure a unanimous decision win in her first main event in the UFC. 

That’s 3⃣ wins in a row for @NormaDumont5 #UFCVegas40 pic.twitter.com/acM0txDwqm

— UFC (@ufc) October 17, 2021

The Brazilian fighter started off the fight well and maintained a good pace throughout the fight. She pushed forward continuously and showed a lot more offense than her adversary. Over the course of the fight, Dumont threw 113 total strikes with an accuracy of 56%. She also landed 56 significant strikes with an accuracy of 44%. Dumont also landed the one and only takedown of the fight. 

Dumont is now 3-0 in her last three fights and has looked impressive in all of her bouts. ‘The Immortal’ is not close to a title shot at the moment. However, the female featherweight division is extremely slim and a win or two more might catapult her to a title shot. 

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Fans trash the main event at UFC Vegas 40 

Lewis Simpson did not mince his words about the main event tonight.

Is this up there with one of the worst UFC main events of all time?

— Lewis Simpson (@LewisSimpsonMMA) October 17, 2021

Ariel Helwani had a rather interesting point of view on Aspen Ladd and the main event at UFC Vegas 40.

When Aspen Ladd debuted in the UFC she was filled with aggression and intensity. Remember those screams and those finishes? This is obviously the complete opposite. Kinda feel for her because this has to be in large part mental.

— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) October 17, 2021

Ariel Helwani shared a snippet of the conversation between Ladd and her corner.

“You’re down 3-0. Please tell me what you’re doing. You can’t just throw one punch.”

– Aspen Ladd’s coach.

— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) October 17, 2021

A fan took to Twitter to mock Ladd’s head movement displayed tonight.

Theres always that one dude, standing in the corner of the club dancing like this pic.twitter.com/FBZgsU7x2S

— Nice Guy Λ𝔫𝔱𝔬 (@ImAntoMMA) October 17, 2021

It is safe to say Belal Muhammad was not impressed by the main event tonight.

Landwhers interview was more entertaining

— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) October 17, 2021

Trent Reinsmith feels Ladd needs an urgent change in coaching staff.

Aspen Ladd needs to call Trevor Wittman or Jason Parillo before Sunday. #UFCVegas40

— Trent Reinsmith (@TrentReinsmith) October 17, 2021

A fan on Twitter compared the skill sets of the two women involved in the main event tonight with the reigning champion.

Nunes is blistering both of those girls in one night with a broken wing ! No offense to Ladd and Dumont they have a lot of potential but worst main even UFC has ever put on even if Holly Holm is there. #UFCVegas40

— Aaron Michael Farmer (@aaronfarmer82) October 17, 2021

Safe to say this fan was let down by the card at UFC Vegas 40.

Alright #Bellator268 let’s try not to suck as much as #UFCVegas40

— Al Mac (@AlMacOdds) October 17, 2021

What did you make of the main event at UFC Vegas 40? Let us know in the comments below!





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