Jeka Saragih Wins in His First UFC Debut
SEAToday.com, Las Vegas - Indonesian MMA fighter Jeka Saragih earned his first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) victory against Brazilian fighter Lucas Alexander. The featherweight match took place at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, on November 18 local time.
Jeka won by knockout in the first round, and he even managed to knock Lucas out in a relatively short time. Jeka's victory was also named "Performance of the Night", so he received a bonus of USD 50,000 or the equivalent of IDR771 million.
Jeka is the only Indonesian to get a contract with the UFC. The fighter from Simalungun, North Sumatra, has signed a five-fight contract with the UFC since February 9.