Saturday night at the UFC Vegas 62 event, Piera Rodriguez emerged victorious in strawweight competition, defeating Sam Hughes by way of a unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Rodriguez remains undefeated, improving her professional record to 9-0-0. The 29-year-old is now 2-0 since signing with the UFC after earning a contract on Dana White’s Contender Series in October 2021.
Hughes suffers her first loss in three fights. The 30-year-old was coming off back-to-back wins over Istela Nunes and Elise Reed heading into tonight’s fight.
Take a look at the winning moment below.
UFC Vegas 62 took place on October 15, 2022, from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The preliminary card was aired live on ESPN+ from 4pm ET.