Aleksandar Rakic put on a bland, one-sided display over an Anthony Smith who looked out of his depth at UFC Vegas 8.
Rakic controlled Smith on the ground for nearly the entirety of the 15 minute affair. Fortunately, UFC's Twitter page did a good job of gathering up anything worth re-watching.
Aleksandar Rakic def. Anthony Smith by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Rakic chopped down Smith in round one with some bludgeoning leg kicks. He maintained top control on the mats for much of round one. Smith searched for takedowns in rounds two and three, only to topple over and end up stuck on the bottom.
UFC Vegas 8 took place from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, August 29. Smith vs. Rakic headlined the card in a clash of ranked light heavyweights. Keep up with Fightful for all your fight night coverage.