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Louis Smolka issues statement following TKO win over Jose Quinonez at UFC Vegas 16

Adam Martin - December 6, 2020

UFC bantamweight Louis Smolka issued a statement following his second-round TKO win over Jose Quinonez at UFC Vegas 16 on Saturday night. Smolka and Quinonez were actually supposed to fight two weeks ago, but Smolka had to withdraw on fight day due to weight-cutting complications. The UFC was able to get the fight re-booked two weeks later and thankfully there were no issues this time around. The first round was closely fought between the two bantamweights, but in the second round, Smolka showed he was the better fighter as he finished the fight via TKO.

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Louis Smolka expects to finish Jose Quinonez: "I’ll be too much for him"

Cole Shelton - November 12, 2020

Louis Smolka expects to get back into the win column in a big way. At UFC Vegas 14, Smolka is set to take on Jose Quinonez in a crucial fight for the Hawaiian. He is coming off a submission loss to Casey Kenney and since then spent the last couple of months putting on weight to get more acclimated to bantamweight.

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 18 with Eryk Anders, Khaos Williams, Alex Morono & Louis Smolka

Cole Shelton - November 10, 2020

The 18th episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com with Cole Shelton is here ahead of UFC Vegas 14. We’re first joined by UFC middleweight, Eryk Anders (2:05). Next, UFC welterweight, Khaos Williams (14:23) joins the program. UFC welterweight, Alex Morono (28:23) comes on. Closing out the show is UFC bantamweight, Louis Smolka (44:07).

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Louis Smolka promises to finish Casey Kenney: "I’m going to hit him until he breaks"

Cole Shelton - May 27, 2020

For Louis Smolka, he wishes every fight would be like his upcoming one on Saturday night against Casey Kenney. Smolka was offered the bout just one week ago, but for the Hawaiian, he didn’t hesitate to take the fight on short notice. Instead, he says he loves short notice fights and the chaos that comes with it.

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Louis Smolka returns to the UFC, faces Sumudaerji Sumudaerji at UFC Beijing

James Lynch - November 14, 2018

Less than a year after he was released from the UFC, Louis Smolka is back with the Las Vegas based promotion on a short-notice opportunity. The Hawaiian returns to action on Nov. 24 against newcomer Sumudaerji Sumudaerji at UFC Fight Night 141 in Beijing, China. MMAJunkie confirmed the matchup on Tuesday.

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UFC 219 Results: Matheus Nicolau defeats Louis Smolka

Chris Taylor - December 30, 2017

A flyweight scrap between Matheus Nicolau and Louis Smolka kicked off tonight’s UFC 219 prelims on FS1 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Smolka lands a good kick to the body. Matheus steps into the pocket and lands a heavy left hook. Smolka circles out and then comes forward with a jab. Nicolau counters with a nice right hand over the top. Smolka responds with an uppercut and then a hard kick to the body. Matheus circles out and then leaps in with a left hook that sends Smolka crashing to the canvas. Nicolau immediately jumps on the Hawaiian with some heavy punches. Smolka scrambles but Matheus winds up in full guard. After another scramble Smolka is back to his feet. Once again Nicolau lands a leaping left that floors Smolka. This time Matheus follows Louis to the ground and locks in an arm triangle choke. Somehow Smolka is able to escape and get back to his feet. Nicolau with another big left hook followed by some body shots. Smolka attempts to circle out but gets dropped from another hard left hook. Nicolau jumps on Smolka but winds up in an armbar. The horn sounds to end round one.

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UFC on FOX 24 Results: Tim Elliott defeats Louis Smolka (Highlights)

Chris Taylor - April 15, 2017

A flyweight scrap between Tim Elliott and Louis Smolka kicked off tonight’s UFC on FOX 24 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Elliott immediately shoots in and scores a quick takedown. He locks up a guillotine choke on Smolka and uses the submission to move to side control. Louis scrambles and is able to get back to his feet. Tim greets Louis with some knees. Smolka breaks free and circles out. He moves forward and scores a takedown. Elliott pops right back up however and then scores a takedown of his own. Smolka searching for a kimura. He uses that to get back up to his feet. Elliott with another takedown. Smolka scrambles and gets to top position. Another reversal and Elliott is back on top. Another scramble and the fighters are back on their feet. Elliott immediately dives in and scores yet another takedown. He moves to side control and begins raining down some hard elbows. Louis is cut and bleeding. He scrambles and winds up on the back of Elliott. He lands some solid shots from the position. Elliott is able to get back up to his feet as the horn sounds to end round one.

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Louis Smolka mocks Sergio Pettis, internet responds

bjpenndotcom - September 23, 2016

This week, unfortunate news surfaced that #15 ranked UFC flyweight Sergio Pettis had been forced to withdraw from his ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ scrap with #9 ranked flyweight Louis Smolka. Pettis’ head coach, Duke Roufus, broke the news via Instagram, revealing that ‘The Phenom’ had suffered a minor injury in training that would prevent him from fighting on Saturday. In addition, Roufus went on to call the injury a “speed bump”, claiming the injury wouldn’t take long to heal.

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UFC Sioux Falls Results: Louis Smolka destroys Ben Nguyen

Chris Taylor - July 13, 2016

UFC flyweight Louis Smolka put on an incredible performance at tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Sioux Falls earning a second-round TKO victory over hometown favorite Ben Nguyen. The proud Hawaiian, Smolka, used some nasty ground and pound and excellent strikes which forced referee Herb Dean to step in and stop the fight.