On Saturday night, the Ultimate Fighting Championship took the Octagon to the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey for UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller.
Before we could get to the main card, we had an action-packed preliminary card to take in.
The first bout of the night featured a historic fight between Claudia Gadelha and Tina Lahdemaki, as they debuted the strawweight division in the UFC with a bang.
Aljamain Sterling continued to show off his potential inside of the UFC, while Leslie Smith picked up her first UFC win over TUF 18 standout Jessamyn Duke with a vicious shot to the body.
To finish off the preliminary card,
Below are the results from the UFC Fight Night 45 preliminary card on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1:
- Gleison Tibau def. Pat Healy via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- Leslie Smith def. Jessamyn Duke via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:24
- Aljamain Sterling def. Hugo Viana via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 3:50
- Yosdenis Cedeno def. Jerrod Sanders via TKO (retirement) – Round 1, 5:00
- Claudia Gadelha def. Tina Lahdemaki via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Be sure to stay tuned to FanSided.com throughout the night for blow-by-blow coverage from UFC Fight Night 45.