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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC on ESPN 49 with Stevie Nicks, Rihanna and Bikini Kill

While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is a key talent, as well.

See what the fighters from UFC on ESPN 49 went with as their backing tracks in Las Vegas.

Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Ailin Perez

Ailin Perez def. Ashlee Evans-Smith via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)

Ailin Perez: “BZRP Music Sessions #36” by Nathy Peluso

Ashlee Evans-Smith: “Rebel Girl” by Bikini Kill

Carl Deaton vs. Alexander Munoz

Alexander Munoz def. Carl Deaton via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)

Alexander Munoz: “Work” by Gang Starr

Carl Deaton: “Electric Pow Wow Drum” by A Tribe Called Red

Azat Maksum vs. Tyson Name

Azat Maksum def. Tyson Nam via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Azat Maksum: N/A

Tyson Nam: “Ragtime Interlude/I’m Really Hot” by Missy Elliott

Evan Elder vs. Genaro Valdez

Evan Elder def. Genaro Valdez via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-28)

Evan Elder: “Run This Town” by Jay Z and Rihanna

Genaro Valdez: “El Rayadito” by Groupo Tempo

Melquizael Costa vs. Austin Lingo

Melquizael Costa def. Austin Lingo via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Melquizael Costa: “Nunca Foi Sorte, Sempre Doi Deus” by Banda Som e Louvor

Austin Lingo: “Let’s Go” by Key Glock

Viktoriya Dudakova vs. Istela Nunes

Viktoriia Dudakova def. Istela Nunes via TKO (injury) – Round 1, 0:34

Viktoriia Dudakova: “Ich Will” by Rammstein

Istela Nunes: “Renasci Das Cinzas” by MC Daniel, MC Paulin da Capital

Melsik Baghdasaryan vs. Tucker Lutz

Melsik Baghdasaryan def. Tucker Lutz via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Melsik Baghdasaryan: “Master Klass 2020 Hzor Katarum” by Joni Dhol

Tucker Lutz: “Lifetime Income” by Larry June

Terrance McKinney vs. Nazim Sadykhov

Nazim Sadykhov def. Terrance McKinney via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:07

Nazim Sadykhov: “All Eyez On Me” by Tupac

Terrance McKinney: “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” by Kanye West

Chelsea Chandler vs. Norma Dumont

Albert Duraev vs. Junyong Park

Ottman Azaitar vs. Francisco Prado

Bassil Hafez vs. Jack Della Maddalena

Jack Della Maddalena def. Bassil Hafez via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Jack Della Maddalena: “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” by Ol Dirty Bastard

Bassil Hafez: “Edge of Seventeen” by Stevie Nicks

Holly Holm vs. Mayra Bueno Silva

Mayra Bueno Silva def. Holly Holm via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 0:38

Mayra Bueno Silva: “Tente Outra Vez” by Chitaozinho & Xororo

Holly Holm: “The Landlord’s Walk” by Blair Douglas

The Blue Corner is MMA Junkie’s blog space. If you come complaining to us that something you read here is not hard-hitting news, that’s on you.

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