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Covington, Louisiana’s Brendan Allen decisions Kyle Daukaus at ‘UFC Vegas 4’

Kyle Daukaus, Brendan Allen (©UFC)

Kyle Daukaus, Brendan Allen (©UFC)

Brendan “All In” Allen, 24, of Covington, Louisiana, United States won three consecutive Ultimate Fighting Championship bouts. Training at Clementi’s Gladiator Academy in Slidell, Louisiana, he was one of the winners at “UFC on ESPN 12,” also known as “UFC Vegas 4.”

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches, “UFC Vegas 4” took place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on June 27, 2020. In the seventh bout of the evening, Allen fought Kyle Daukaus, 27, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA in the middleweight division.

Mark Smith served as the referee. After three five-minute rounds, the middleweight contest was left in the hands of the judges, who scored it 29-28, 29-27 and 30-27.

In the end, Smith raised the hand of Allen. The Clementi’s Gladiator Academy product was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “UFC Vegas 4” improved Allen’s professional MMA record to 15 wins and 3 losses. It was the second time he won a professional MMA bout via unanimous decision.

On the other hand, Daukaus now has 9 wins and 1 loss. Competing professionally since 2017, he made his UFC debut at “UFC Vegas 4.”


Five countries were represented at “UFC Vegas 4” namely Brazil, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and the U.S. In the co-main event of the evening, Mike “Platinum” Perry, 28, of Orlando, Florida, USA defeated Mickey Gall, 28, of Green Brook, New Jersey, USA via unanimous decision.

Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier, 31, of Coconut Creek, Florida defeated Dan “The Hangman” Hooker, 30, of Auckland, New Zealand in the main event, which was named the Fight of the Night. The Performances of the Night winners were Kay Hansen, 20, of Fullerton, California, USA and Julian “Juicy J” Erosa, 30, of Yakima, Washington, USA, who submitted Jinh Yu Frey, 35, of Arlington, Texas, USA and Sean “The Sniper” Woodson, 28, of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, respectively.


Born on December 28, 1995, Allen attended Covington High School from 2010 to 2014. He made his professional MMA debut in 2015 and joined the UFC in 2019.

The first two UFC opponents Allen defeated were Kevin “Trail Blazer” Holland, 27, of Fort Worth, Texas and Tom Breese, 28, of Birmingham, England. Here is the Covington native’s “UFC Vegas 4” post-fight interview:

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