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‘Lionheart’ Anthony Smith Does It Again, Earns Submission Win

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Anthony Smith said it best after UFC Vegas 15.

Line them up, and I’ll keep knocking them down.

Smith stepped into the main event role Saturday night, earning a submission victory in the first round over Devin Clark. The bout aired live on ESPN from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

After Curtis Blaydes tested positive for COVID-19, his planned main event with Derrick Lewis was scratched. UFC officials elevated Smith-Clark from the co-main to the new headliner.

And Smith delivered.

The former UFC light heavyweight title contender had no trouble with Clark, scoring the quick submission win.

Complete results are below:

Anthony Smith def. Devin Clark via submission (triangle choke) at 2:34 of Round 1

Miguel Baeza def. Takashi Sato via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 4:28 of Round 2

Parker Porter def. Josh Parisian via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)

Bill Algeo def. Spike Carlyle via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Norma Dumont Viana def. Ashlee Evans-Smith via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Jonathan Pearce def. Kai Kamaka III via TKO (strikes) at 4:28 of Round 2

Anderson dos Santos def. Martin Day via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:35 of Round 1

Gina Mazany def. Rachael Ostovich via TKO (strikes) at 4:10 of Round 3

Su Mudaerji def. Malcolm Gordon via KO (strike) at :44 of Round 1

Nathan Maness def. Luke Sanders via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:29 of Round 2

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