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UFC Fight Night: Luque vs Muhammad Results

UFC Fight Night Luque vs Muhammad results are in. Some changes in the divisions top ten rankings were apparent tonight. There were some big events, great exchanges and unfortunate turns of events in these, always entertaining, fights. Check below for the final results and the post fight press conference.

Prelims (aired on ESPN+)

Alatengheili vs Kevin Croom – Bantamweight bout – Winner by KO/TKO R1

Istela Nunes vs Sam HughesWomen’s Strawweight bout – Winner by unanimous decision

Jordan Leavitt vs Trey Ogden – Lightweight bout – winner by split decision

Chris Barnett vs Martin BudayHeavyweight bout – winner by technical unanimous decision

Rafa Garcia vs Jesse Ronson – Lightweight bout – winner by rear naked choke submission

Drakkar Klose vs Brandon Jenkins – Lightweight bout – winner by KO/TKO R2

Lina Lansberg #11 vs Pannie Kianzad #12 – Women’s Bantamweight bout – Winner by unanimous decision

Devin Clark vs William Knight – Heavyweight bout – Winner by KO R3

Main Card (aired at 7:30 CDT on ESPN & ESPN+)

Mounir Lazzez vs Ange Loosa – Welterweight bout – winner by unanimous decision

Pat Sabatini vs TJ Laramie – Featherweight bout – winner by unanimous decision

Mayra Bueno Silva vs Wu Yanan – Women’s Bantamweight bout – winner by unanimous decision

Miguel Baeza vs Andre FialhoWelterweight bout – winner by TKO Andre Fialho R1

Caio Borralho vs Gadzhi Omargadzhiev – Middleweight bout – winner by Technical Unanimous Decision

Vicente Luque #5 vs Belal Muhammad #6 – Welterweight bout – winner by unanimous decision

UFC Fight Night: Luque vs Muhammad Fight Card

UFC Fight Night: Luque vs Muhammad fight card is set for Saturday, April 16, with prelims airing at 4:30pm, the main card begins at 7:30pm live from the UFC APEX arena in Las Vegan NV. Everything will be airing on ESPN + and the main card can also be viewed on ESPN.

The event will be headlined by the #5 and #6 top Welterweight fighters Vicente Luque, coming off a four fight win streak and Belal Muhammad, who recently beat Stephen Thompson via decision. We now have a recently added co-main event with UFC newcomers Brazilian Caio Borralho (10-1-0) and Russian Gadzhi Omargadzhiev (13-0-0). A lot of hype exists behind Borralho and if you’re not a follower of the Contender series we’ve included a short video, courtesy of the UFC, to help familiarize yourself with this rising star. Check below for the list of bouts.

Main Card (airing at 7:30 CDT on ESPN & ESPN+)

Vincent Luque #5 vs Belal Muhammad #6 – Welterweight bout
Caio Borralho vs Gadzhi Omargadzhiev – Middleweight bout
Miguel Baeza vs Andre Fialho – Welterweight bout
Mayra Bueno Silva vs Wu Yanan – Women’s Bantamweight bout
Pat Sabatini vs TJ Laramie – Featherweight bout
Mounir Lazzez vs Ange Loosa – Welterweight bout

Prelims (airing at 4:30PM CDT on ESPN+)

Devin Clark vs William Knight – Heavyweight bout
Lina Lansberg #11 vs Pannie Kianzad #12 – Women’s Bantamweight bout
Drakkar Klose vs Brandon Jenkins – Lightweight bout
Rafa Garcia vs Jesse Ronson – Lightweight bout
Chris Barnett vs Martin Buday – Heavyweight bout
Jordan Leavitt vs Trey Ogden – Lightweight bout
Istela Nunes vs Sam Hughes – Women’s Strawweight bout
Alatengheili vs Kevin Croom – Bantamweight bout

UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Daukaus Fight Card

Is the UFC overflowing with talent? This upcoming event sure makes it seem that way. Blaydes vs Daukaus this Saturday, March 26th, 2022, live from the Nation Wide Arena in Columbus, OH the UFC will be airing a stacked card with 11 fighters, that’s right 11, in the top ten in their respective divisions. The prelims start at 3 pm CDT and the main card begins at 6 pm CDT. Check below for the scheduled bouts on a night that brims with potential.

Blaydes vs Daukaus:

Main Card (airing on ESPN & ESPN+ at 6pm CDT)

Curtis Blaydes #4 (-380) vs Chris Daukaus #9 (+290) – heavyweight bout
Joanne Wood #7 vs Alexa Grasso #9 – women’s flyweight bout
Matt Brown (-110) vs Brian Barberena (-110) – welterweight
Askar Askarov #2 (-350) vs Kai Kara France (+270) – flyweight bout
Ilir Latifi (-190) vs Aleksi Oleinik (+160) – heavyweight bout
Marc Diakiese (+140) vs Viacheslav Borshchev (-160) – lightweight bout

Prelims (airing on ESPN & ESPN+ at 3pm CDT)

Neil Magny #9 (-235) vs Max Griffin (+190) – welterweight bout
Sara McMann #9 (+180) vs Karol Rosa #12 (-220) – women’s bantamweight bout
Chris Gutierrez (+130) vs Batgerel Danaa (-150) – bantamweight bout
Aliaskhab Khizriev vs Abus Magomedov – middleweight bout
Jennifer Maia #4 (+340) vs Manon Fiorot #13 (-450) – women’s flyweight bout
Matheus Nicolau #7 (-110) vs David Dvorak #10 (-130) – flyweight bout
Luis Saldana (-120) vs Bruno Souza (+100) – featherweight bout

Updated results here

UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs Aspinall: Results

This UFC Fight Night makes you proud to be a fan. Many fights did not make it out of the first round. It was a big day that proved the UFC future will be marked with bright talents. Check below for the results and a round by round for the main card.

Prelims (ESPN+ at 12:30pm CDT)

Muhammad Mokaev vs Cody Durden – flyweight bout – Muhammad Mokaev won by 1st round submission

Cory McKenna vs Elise Reedwomen’s strawweight bout – Elise Reed won by split decision

Jack Shore vs Timur Valiev – bantamweight bout – Jack Shore won by unanimous decision

Nikita Krylov vs Paul Craiglight heavyweight bout – Paul Craig won by first-round submission

Shamil Abdurakhimov vs Sergei Pavlovichheavyweight bout – Shamil Pavlovich won by first-round KO/TKO

Mike Grundy vs Makwan Amirkhanifeatherweight bout – Makwan Amirkhani won by first-round submission

Main Card (ESPN+ at 3:00pm CDT)

Jai Herbert vs Ilia Topuria #15 – lightweight bout
Round 1: The fighters took the center of the octagon and Topuria started to control the center. Herbert fired off a couple of good punches that seemed to be significant. A brief exchange and Herbert landed a head kick that dropped Topuria. He jumped on Topuria but his stunned opponent was able to scramble back to a clinch and regain his composure. Topuria struggled for a single and ended up securing the takedown. Topuria moved to side control and the blood was showing from his nose. Herbert got him back in his guard and they continued to grapple for a better position. Herbert got back to his feet and they continued to strike with Herbert being the obvious advantaged opponent, with a six-inch reach advantage. Thirty seconds remained and Herbert hit him with another knee that left his mouthpiece flying. The two swung it out until the end of the round.

Round 2: Topuria took the center of the octagon and worked off of his jab. It looked as if Topuria hurt him with a right but nothing seemed to come of it. About 30 seconds into the round and Topuria hit him with a big left to the body and a right hook to the chin which immediately turned out the lights for Herbert, and kept his record undefeated.

Round 2 KO/TKO – Topuria

Molly McCann vs Luana Carolina – women’s flyweight bout
Round 1: Molly took the center but Carolina looked ready mixing with kicks. Molly landed a big punch which had Carolina reeling for nearly the first minute of the round. Molly pushed for the finish but Carolina recovered. They worked the clinch for a while and were broken apart with 3 minutes left in the round. McCann looked like she was only willing to throw shots that would call the night early. A minute and a half left in the round and Carolina was wearing the damage from McCann’s punches and again McCann had her covering up as she threw flurries at Carolina to both body and head. The flurry ended in another clinch and McCann looked like she was losing respect for her opponent. The round ended as both fighters threw down to the buzzer. 10-8 McCann

Round 2: McCann took the center and Carolina worked off the clinch. They separated soon after and went to work. A minute and a half into the round and McCann secured a takedown as the fighters went to McCann in side control. McCann threw knees from side control as Carolina showed holes in her ground game. Surprisingly, McCann stood up and the fighters got back to their feet where both fighters threw some big shots but it was Carolina who got the better of the exchanges. Six seconds left in the round and a big takedown from McCann slammed Carolina to the mat. 10-9 McCann

Round 3: The fighters showed their respect in the center of the octagon but Carolina looked to be building confidence. McCann seemed to be tiring as they worked in Carolina’s clinch. They separated and immediately started to exchange some big shots. Three minutes into the round and a McCann spinning elbow hit right on the chin and out went Carolina without the consciousness to protest. McCann with a super entertaining showing and maybe the performance of the night

Round 3 KO/TKO – McCann

Gunnar Nelson vs Takashi Sato – welterweight bout
Round 1: Sato took the center of the octagon and started as the busier of the two fighters. Nelson threw a big head kick that missed its mark. Nelson looked to close the distance but followed up with no takedown attempts. They continued to feint jabs as Nelson showed a grappling game plan forming as he took down Sato with a double. Nelson ended up on Sato’s back and started to make him pay for it with a good body triangle and some big punches and elbows against the side of Sato’s head. The position was held until the round ended. 10-9 Nelson

Round 2: Sato took control of the octagon and the two spent the opening minute of the round exchanging strikes with nobody getting a clear advantage. Nelson hit a good jab that backed up Sato but nothing came of it. Nelson shot for a takedown halfway through the round and landed in side control. Nelson once again sunk in a body triangle while on Sato’s back and began to pepper him again with shots until the end of the round. 10-9 Nelson

Round 3: Sato retook his position in the center of the octagon. The fighters moved to clinch and Nelson looked like he was ready to get the fight a little dirty. A minute into the round and Nelson was showing blood under his nose. A minute and a half left and Nelson took down Sato again taking his back and again putting on a body triangle on the Sato. Once again, the shots began to pepper in on Sato as Nelson fired off with little resistance. With a minute left in the fight, Nelson began to fight for a rear-naked choke. The fight stayed in that position until the bell. 10-9 Nelson

winner by unanimous decision – Nelson

Paddy Pimblett vs Kazula Vargas – lightweight bout
Round 1: Varga took the center of the octagon and the two started swinging for the fences. Vargas ended up on top after a big shot. Vargas began to work from the guard and passed to half guard. Two minutes into the round and Pimblett got back to his feet. The two worked out of the clinch with Vargas pressured Pimblett against the cage. A hip toss from Pimblett and Vargas was on his back with Pimblett scrambling to take his. Pimblett worked for a rear-naked choke, with the body triangle in, until Pimblett’s effort paid off and he got the tapout. This young man should find himself headlining his next UFC event.

Winner by first-round submission = Paddy Pimblett

Arnold Allen #7 vs Dan Hooker #8 – featherweight bout
Round 1: The fighters take the center of the octagon and it’s Hooker who appeared to be pushing the pace. Allen began to start in with some calf kicks as the two continued to exchange. Allen opened up with some heavy punches and nearly had Hooker out on his feet for nearly 30 seconds as Hooker stumbled around but refused to drop. Halfway through the round and Hooker was in trouble again as Arnold Allen turned on the nitrous and hit Hooker with a hard left that wobbled him and followed up with a head kick and a flurry (predominantly consisting of hard hooks) as Allen went to switch to elbows, to a Hooker who still had not been dropped, the referee saw enough. Allen was very aggressive and should see his stock rise.

Winner by first-round KO/TKO Arnold Allen

Alexander Volkov #6 vs Tom Aspinall #11heavyweight bout
Round 1: The fighters entered the center of the octagon and Aspinall started to dictate the pace. Aspinall mixed it up with kicks and punches and then took Volkov down with four entire minutes remaining in the round. While he attempted to move out of half guard he began to land some big elbows on Volkov. He began to posture up, in half guard, and dropped more elbows, opening up Volkov. He began to work for a Kimura and the two got up to their feet. Aspinal kept the pressure going and slipped off of a kick, aided by a Volkov punch, but Aspinall got up quickly. Moments later, Aspinall took Volkov down with a double after slipping a right hand. He began to posture up in half guard and dropped some big elbows until he decided the Kimura was there and took it. Volkov tapped immediately ending the fight halfway through the first round. Aspinall looked very impressive.

Winner by first-round KO/TKO Tom Aspinall

UFC Fight Night: Santos vs Ankalaev Results

UFC Fight Night has completed its Saturday night’s entertainment with another night of thrilling fights. If you are not tuning into ESPN + for these Fight Nights then you should definitely consider it. This night had everything in it even though that included a low key headline fight. Check out the results below for a night of great performances, knockouts, and submissions. Round breakdowns on the main card fights.

Prelims (airing at 3:00pm CST on ESPN +)

Mathew Semelsberger vs Aj Fletcher (welterweight bout) – (unanimous decision)
JJ Aldrich vs Gillian Robertson (women’s flyweight bout) – (unanimous decision)
Trevin Jones vs Javid Basharat (bantamweight bout) – (unanimous decision)
Damon Jackson vs Kamuela Kirk (featherweight bout) – (2nd round submission)
Sabina Mazo vs Miranda Maverick (women’s flyweight bout) – (2nd round submission)
Dalcha Lungiambula vs Cody Brundage (middleweight bout) – (1st round submission, performance of the night)
Kris Moutinho vs Guido Cannetti (bantamweight bout) – (1st round KO/TKO)
Tafon Nchukwi vs Azamat Murzakanov (light-heavyweight bout) – (3rd round KO/TKO, performance of the night)

Main Card (airing at 6:00pm CST on ESPN+)

Alex Pereira vs Bruna Silva (middleweight bout) –

Round one: The fighters touch each other up in a feeling-out phase that lasts the first minute of the round. Silva continued to lunge toward an elusive Pereira that appeared to be getting the better of the exchanges mixing an array of kicks and punches. With a minute and a half left in the round, Silva secured a takedown, however, he was unable to hold him down long and with just a few seconds remaining in the round, Pereira threw some big shots that hit their mark. 10-9 Pereira.

Round two: Periera took the center of the octagon and the two slugged it out through the opening minute of the round. Pereira continued to look like the sharper striker as well leveraging a reach advantage that proved troublesome. Silva tried to overcome with another shot that succeeded, once again, he proved incapable of holding Pereira down as the taller fighter quickly found his way to his feet. The two got some distance and good exchanges ensued. The round ended with a slip from Silva landing him with Periera in full guard before the buzzer. 10-9 Pereira

Round three: Silva used some strikes to setup another double but Pereira sprawled away from it successfully defending the takedown. They ended up in a clinch and traded some dirty boxing against the cage. After breaking they started to exchange from range and Pereira started to land some clean shots. Silva stumbled from a big punch and Pereira kept the attack on from a clinch position. Pereira began to hurt Silva again. Silva shot for a takedown but again Pereira sprawled out of it. Back against the fence and Silva struggled for the takedown. A short uppercut appeared to really hurt Silva again and the bell sounds. 10-9 Silva

Winner by unanimous decision Alex Pereria.

Drew Dober vs Terrance McKinney (lightweight bout) –

Round one: A flying knee from McKinney and excellent follow-up had Dober stunned. Another flying knee and Dober drops back while trying to hook the leg of McKinney. A minute into the round and Dober looks like he’s got a rough night ahead. McKinney took Dober down and found his way into Dober’s full guard. Drew Dober fought well off his back and then kicked back up to get to his feet. They exchanged wee until a Dober knee stunned, and dropped McKinney then capitalized with some punches until the referee stopped the match, debatably early.

First round TKO Drew Dober

Khalil Rountree Jr vs Karl Roberson (light-heavyweight bout) –

Round one: These fighters were throwing it all in their shots as each fighter found some success. Roundtree definitely seemed to be controlling the octagon. Roberson threw some hard leg kicks. A Robberson body kick was caught by Rountree though nothing really came of it. A slow start and a tough round to score. 10-9 Rountree (Octagon control)

Round two: Rountree came out with a sense of purpose rocking Roberson with a right hook, dropping Roberson. He jumped on him and as Roberson struggled to get to his feet Rountree rocked him hard with a body kick. Roberson somehow struggled to his feet and another hard right found its mark dropping Roberson again, and the referee had seen enough.

Winner by 2nd round KO/TKO Khalil Rountree. (performance of the night).

Sodiq Yusuff #12 vs Alex Caceres #15 (featherweight bout) –

Round one: Yusuff takes the center of the octagon and Caceres took Yusuff down but they scrambled back to their feet. They exchanged some more shots and Yusuff got a takedown against Caceres who quickly got back to his feet. The two separated a bit and Yusuff tried to fight for a takedown that proved unsuccessful as some time and energy was spent on it. In the final minute of the round, Yusuff used some striking to close the gap and attempted another takedown. The attempt ended unsuccessfully and it appeared that Caceres would threaten a submission before the round ended. 10-9 Yusuff (control)

Round two: The fighters came out with a busier pace as each fighter had some big connections. Caceres began to control the octagon and initiated many of the exchanges. Some heavy lead kicks connect for Yusuff and a big knee landed in the center of Caceres. Yusuff was in control of the center of the octagon and continued to pepper the legs of Caceres. A minute left in the round and Caceres was tallying up damage on his legs. A caught body kick and some back and forth spelled the end of the round. 10-9 Yusuff.

Round three: Yusuff continued to land some big lead kicks. Caceres lunged in for a takedown but it was successfully defended. Yusuff hit some big kicks both head and leg that had to have bothered Caceres. with 30 seconds left in the round, they clinched near the cage and separated to another Yusuff leg kick. Final seconds of the fight and Yusuff went for a submission. 10-9 Yusuff.

Yusuff won by unanimous decision.

Marlon Moraes #10 vs Song Yadong #14 (bantamweight bout) –

Round one: Song looked to take the center of the octagon. Yadong hit Moraes with a big right hand and Moraes was temporarily stunned. The two exchanged some back and forth shots while Song controlled the octagon. Song opened up with a big combination that ended with a big uppercut that knocked Moraes out.

Round one knockout winner Song Yadong (performance of the night).

Thiago Santos #5 vs Magomed Ankalaev #6 (light-heavyweight bout) –

Round one: One minute in and both fighters were feeling each other out. Ankalaev controlled the center of the octagon. Ankalaev continued to stalk Santos and halfway through the opening round and both fighters were scrambling with Santos getting the worst of it. Ankalaev continued to work the front kick as he controlled the octagon. The end of the round seemed to be dominated by feints and the action stalled out a bit. 10-9 Ankalaev

Round two: Ankalaev took the center of the octagon again. The two picked up the pace a bit and some exchanges were happening but halfway through the round and no notable accounts took place. Ankalaev began to find his mark as a couple of big shots looked to really stun Santos. 30 seconds remained and the fighters were coming in for some huge shots. Santos knocked down Aknalaev with a big shot and jumped on him but Ankalaev was recovered and defending until the bell. 10-9 Santos

Round three: Ankalaev came right back to the center of the octagon. Ankalaev threw a big head kick that nearly hit its mark. The two men continued with a back and forth that included feints, body kicks, and many single strikes. Halfway through the round and Ankalaev was showing the wear on his back right thigh. The two opened up with a good exchange from both fighters including a spinning kick from Ankalaev. The final seconds of the round came down and both fighters continued to find success with single blows. 10-9 Ankalaev

Round four: Santos came out with a vengeance and appeared to have Ankalaev hurt for a moment. The two continued striking in a fashion similar to the first three rounds where Ankalaev punches came in singles and Santos combinations and kicks were just missing their marks. Thirty seconds left and Ankalaev secured a takedown and landed it in half guard. A few elbows and some punches and Ankalaev likely stole the round. 10-9 Ankalaev

Round five: The final round began and Ankalaev took the center of the ring. They exchanged in the center of the octagon a little in the first minute. Santos appeared to be loading his shots trying to turn the night around. Ankalaev stayed in the pocket with him and continued to answer all shots as the first half of the round passed. The fighters struggled against the cage while the clinch worked more for Ankalaev who kneed away at Santos’ legs. Ankalaev threatened a single, but thought better of it and went back to kneeing his opponent’s thighs, feeding an occasional knee to Santos’ head. Ten seconds left and Ankalaev is working dirty boxing until the round ended. 10-9 Ankalaev.

Winner by unanimous decision Magomed Ankalaev.

Who Will Win UFC Fight Night Vegas 11?

A lot of hype is going on for the UFC Fight Night Vegas 11 main event. The event is scheduled to air on ESPN + this Saturday, September 19th at 7:00 pm CDT, with prelims starting at 4:00 pm CDT on ESPN +. The main event is #2 ranked Colby Covington vs #5 ranked Tyron Woodley in a Welterweight bout. There is no lack of bad blood between these two contenders and it is likely that the winner could get a shot at the division champ Kamaru Usman or the #1 contender Gilbert Burns soon.

The odds have yet to be announced but let’s hear what fans think first and we’ll add the odds as soon as they are available.

UFC Fight Night Covington vs Woodley: Matches

UFC Fight Night Vegas 11, Covington vs Woodley, is set to air live Saturday September 19th at 7:00 pm CDT from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. This main card is exciting as many fans want to see the bad blood between these two warriors fly, as this has been an event in the making for some time.

There’s a list of talented, rising stars set to take the stage this Saturday. The co-main event Donald Cerrone, who is coming off three straight losses to big names, against Niko Price who holds a similar streak could be a do or die situation for either fighter. Below is the list of bouts.

Main Card 7:00 pm CDT live on ESPN +

Colby Covington #2 vs Tyron Woodley #5 – Welterweight Bout

Donald Cerrone #14 vs Niko Price – Welterweight Bout

Khamzat Chimaev vs Gerald Meerschaert – Middleweight Bout

Johnny Walker #11 vs Ryan Spann #12 – Light Heavyweight Bout

Mackenzie Dern #15 vs Randa Markos – Women’s Strawweight Bout

Kevin Holland vs Darren Stewart – Middleweight Bout

Prelims 4:00 pm CDT Live on ESPN +

Mirsad Bektic vs Luiz Garagorri – Featherweight Bout

Mayra Bueno Silva vs Mara Romero Borella – Women’s Flyweight Bout

Jordan Espinosa #13 vs David Dvorak #14 – Flyweight Bout

Jessica-Rose Clark vs Sarah Alpar – Women’s Bantamweight Bout

Journey Newson vs Randy Costa – Bantamweight Bout

Andre Ewell vs Irwin Rivera – Bantamweight Bout –

Derrick Minner vs Unannounced – Featherweight Bout