Kapolei alum Louis Smolka lost to Davey Grant via knockout at UFC Vegas 54 on Saturday evening.
Grant improves to 14-6 in his MMA career, while Smolka falls to 17-9.
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The bantamweight bout appeared even through two rounds, but Grant ended the fight in the final round with a calf kick that grounded Smolka followed by a ground and pound knockout.
Saturday was Smolka’s first fight since falling to Vince Morales on Dec. 4, 2021.
The bout between Smolka and Grant was the antepenultimate bout of a card that features a light heavyweight bout between top contenders Jan Blachowicz and Aleksander Rakic as the main event.