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Taking main event honors at the UFC Apex facility — one-time light heavyweight title challenger, Thiago Santos returns as he looks to defend his #5 rank against the surging contender, Magomed Ankalaev.

In his most recent outing, Brazilian striker, Santos snapped a three-fight losing run with a rather forgettable unanimous decision win against Johnny Walker back in October.

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For Ankalaev, the #6 ranked contender is currently in the midst of a seven-fight winning run, most recently closing out a unanimous decision victory of his own against former title challenger, Volkan Oezdemir.

UFC Vegas 50 Results: Santos vs. Ankalaev

UFC Vegas 50 Main Card Results: (ESPN+ 7 p.m. ET)

Light Heavyweight: Magomed Ankalaev def. Thiago Santos via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)

Bantamweight: Song Yadong def. Marlon Moraes via first round (2:06) KO (punch)

Featherweight: Sodiq Yusuff def. Alex Caceres via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

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Light Heavyweight: Khalil Rountree Jr. def. Karl Roberson via second round (0:25) TKO (body kick and strikes)

Lightweight: Drew Dober def. Terrance McKinney via first round (3:17) TKO (ground strikes)

Middleweight: Alex Pereira def. Bruno Silva via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

UFC Vegas 50 Preliminary Card Results: (ESPN+ 4 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Matthew Semelsberger def. A.J. Fletcher via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Flyweight: JJ Aldrich def. Gillian Robertson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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Bantamweight: Javid Basharat def. Trevin Jones via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Featherweight: Damon Jackson def. Kamuela Kirk via second round (4:42) submission (arm-triangle)

Flyweight: Miranda Maverick def. Sabina Mazo via second round (2:15) submission (rear-naked choke)

Middleweight: Cody Brundage def. Dalcha Lungiambula via first round (3:41) submission (guillotine)

Bantamweight: Guido Cannetti def. Kris Moutinho via first round (2:07) TKO (strikes)

Light Heavyweight: Azamat Murzakanov def. Tafon Nchukwi via third round (0:44) TKO (flying-knee and strikes)

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