Stephen Thompson Among Fighters Given UFC ‘Performance of the Night’ Award

Stephen Thompson was awarded a "Performance of the Night" award on Saturday for his five-round main event victory over Geoff Neal. Also awarded an extra $50,000 for their performances were Rob Font, Marcin Tybura and Jimmy Flick. The awards came after a UFC's last "Fight Night" card of 2020 from the UFC APEX in Las … Continue reading Stephen Thompson Among Fighters Given UFC ‘Performance of the Night’ Award

UFC on ESPN+ 41: Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal Play-by-Play

Geoff Neal fought his first main event bout in the UFC on Saturday, fighting Stephen Thompson. The welterweights closed out UFC's 2020 schedule with a main event fight. Here's how it went. Bout 12: Stephen Thompson (15-4-1) vs. Geoff Neal (13-2) (Welterweight) Thompson had a better start to the fight, keeping a distance from Neal … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 41: Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 41: Jose Aldo vs. Marlon Vera Play-by-Play

Jose Aldo looked to end a three-fight losing streak when fighting Marlon Vera on Saturday's UFC card. Here's how their fight went. Bout 11: Jose Aldo (28-7) vs. Marlon Vera (18-6-1) (Bantamweight) Vera clinched with Aldo in the second minute of the round, putting him against the cage. They separated after being in the position … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 41: Jose Aldo vs. Marlon Vera Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 41: Michel Pereira vs. Khaos Williams Play-by-Play

Flashy welterweights Michel Pereira and Khaos Williams fought on Saturday's UFC "Fight Night" card. Here's how their fight went. Bout 10: Michel Pereira (24-11) vs. Khaos Williams (11-1) (Welterweight) The fight started slow as both fighters attempted to figure each other out. Williams caught a leg kick in the third minute, countering with a right … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 41: Michel Pereira vs. Khaos Williams Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 41: Marcin Tybura vs. Greg Hardy Play-by-Play

Heavyweights kicked off the main card on Saturday, as Marcin Tybura was paired against Greg Hardy. Their three-round fight played out like this. Bout 8: Marcin Tybura (20-6) vs. Greg Hardy (7-2) (Heavyweight) The fighters clinched for a moment in the first minute. Hardy was out-landing Tybura greatly. Hardy landed a left hook that wobbled … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 41: Marcin Tybura vs. Greg Hardy Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 41: Anthony Pettis vs. Alex Morono Play-by-Play

Former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis fought Alex Morono in a welterweight bout to close out UFC's prelims on Saturday. The fight went like this. Bout 7: Anthony Pettis (23-10) vs. Alex Morono (18-6) (Welterweight) Pettis slipped after throwing a kick early in the fight. Morono capitalized on the slip, taking the back of Pettis … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 41: Anthony Pettis vs. Alex Morono Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 41: Pannie Kianzad vs. Sijara Eubanks Play-by-Play

Fighting for the fourth time in 2020, Sijara Eubanks was paired against Pannie Kianzad as part of UFC's prelims on Saturday. The fight went like this. Bout 6: Pannie Kianzad (13-5) vs. Sijara Eubanks (6-5) (Bantamweight) Eubanks scored a takedown in the first minute after trading jabs with Kianzad. Eubanks stopped Kianzad from getting up … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 41: Pannie Kianzad vs. Sijara Eubanks Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 41: Deron Winn vs. Antonio Arroyo Play-by-Play

Fighting at a catchweight of 195-pounds, Deron Winn and Antonio Arroyo fought on Saturday's UFC prelims. Their fight went like this. Bout 5: Deron Winn (6-2) vs. Antonio Arroyo (9-3) (Catchweight 195 lbs) Arroyo landed a hard leg kick and left hand early in the first round. Winn landed a takedown in the opening minute … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 41: Deron Winn vs. Antonio Arroyo Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 41: Gillian Robertson vs. Taila Santos Play-by-Play

Gillian Robertson and Taila Santos closed out their 2020 with a flyweight bout on Saturday's UFC prelims. Here's how their three-round fight panned out. Bout 4: Gillian Robertson (9-4) vs. Taila Santos (16-1) (Flyweight) Santos clinched with Robertson early in the fight after slipping slightly. Robertson took the fight down in the first minute, looking … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 41: Gillian Robertson vs. Taila Santos Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 41: Tafon Nchukwi vs. Jamie Pickett Play-by-Play

Tafo Nchukwi and Jamie Pickett both made their UFC debut when paired against one another on Saturday's preliminary card. The fight went like this. Bout 3: Tafon Nchukwi (4-0) vs. Jamie Pickett (11-4) (Middleweight) Nchukwi landed a right hand in the first minute. Nchukwi was walking forward and really pressuring Pickett early. Nchukwi clinched with … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 41: Tafon Nchukwi vs. Jamie Pickett Play-by-Play