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Peabody, Massachusetts’ Charles Rosa earns 4th UFC win, decisions Kevin Aguilar at ‘UFC Vegas 2’ in Nevada

'UFC Vegas 2' fight card

Charles “Boston Strong” Rosa, 33, of Peabody, Massachusetts, United States was one of the winners at “UFC Vegas 2.” It was the Italian-American mixed martial artist’s fourth victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Featuring 10 MMA matches, “UFC Vegas 2” took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on June 13, 2020. In the eighth bout of the evening, Rosa fought Kevin “The Angel of Death” Aguilar, 31, of Longview, Texas, USA in the lightweight division.

After three five-minute rounds, the lightweight contest was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, referee Mark Smith raised the hand of Rosa, who was declared the winner via split decision.

Winning at “UFC Vegas 2” improved the professional MMA record of Rosa to 13 wins and 4 losses. On the other hand, Aguilar now has 17 wins and 4 losses.

The UFC held “UFC Vegas 2” while the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was still ongoing in the U.S. Here are the details of the lightweight contest between Rosa and Aguilar:

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

FIGHTERS

1. Canada 1. Charles “Air” Jourdain
2. Georgia 1. Merab “The Machine” Dvalishvili
3. Italy 1. Marvin “The Italian Dream” Vettori
4. Kazakhstan 1. Mariya Agapova
5. United States
  1. Andre “Touchy” Fili
  2. Anthony “Aquaman” Ivy
  3. Charles “Boston Strong” Rosa
  4. Christian “The Beast” Aguilera
  5. Cynthia Calvillo
  6. Gina “Danger” Mazany
  7. Gustavo Lopez
  8. Hannah “Shockwave” Cifers
  9. Jessica “Evil” Eye
  10. Jordan Espinosa
  11. Julia “Raging Panda” Avila
  12. Karl “Baby K” Roberson
  13. Kevin “The Angel of Death” Aguilar
  14. Mark “The Bumblebee” De La Rosa
  15. Tyson Nam
6.  Uzbekistan 1. Zarrukh “The Lion” Adashev

Bout #: 8 of 10

Blue Corner

  • Name: Kevin “The Angel of Death” Aguilar
  • Age: 31
  • Hometown: Longview, Texas, USA
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 17 wins, 4 losses
  • UFC record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 2 wins, 3 losses
  • UFC opponents defeated before “UFC Vegas 2”:  Rick Glenn, Enrique Barzola

Red Corner

  • Name: Charles “Boston Strong” Rosa
  • Age: 33
  • Hometown: Peabody, Massachusetts, USA
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 13 wins, 4 losses
  • UFC record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 4 wins, 4 losses
  • UFC opponents defeated before “UFC Vegas 2”: Sean Soriano, Kyle Bochniak, Manny Bermudez

Result

  • Division: Lightweight
  • Referee: Mark Smith
  • Winner: CHARLES ROSA
  • Method: Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
  • Time and Round: 5:00 of Round 3

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