“UFC on Fox 29” took place at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona on April 14, 2018. In the ninth bout of the evening, Muslim “King of Kung Fu” Salikhov of Russia and Ricky “The Sniper” Rainey of the United States competed in the welterweight division.
Refereed by Chris Tognoni, the welterweight bout between Salikhov and Rainey ended at 4:21 of Round 2. Salikhov knocked out Rainey via punches.
In the co-main event of “UFC on Fox 29,” Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit, 33, of Albuquerque, New Mexico competed against Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira, 30, of Tres Rios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the welterweight division. Oliveira submitted Condit via guillotine choke at 3:17 of Round 2.
In the main event, Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier, 29, of Coconut Creek, Florida and Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje, 29, of Arvada, Colorado battled it out in the lightweight division. Referee Herb Dean ended the bout at 0:33 of Round 4 when Poirier submitted Gaethje via punches.
Watch the post-fight interview with Poirier here: