Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, round scoring and play-by-play as UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee goes down in Oklahoma City.
The headliner comes in the lightweight division, with rivals Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa looking to get one step closer to a title shot with a big win.
Live results and play-by-play will commence with the Fight Pass broadcast at 5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT. They will move to FS2 at 7pm ET for four prelims fights, and finally over to FS1 for the main card’s six fights starting at 9pm ET. The full lineup and schedule follows. Check out this week’s MMA Vivisection for predictions, analysis and betting odds on the each match up.
Round 1 – Lee with an outside leg kick. Another. Lee keeping the center. Chiesa with a lead straight left that backs Lee off. Lee tripped and Chiesa jumped on top. Lee got up and looked for a double leg against the fence. He scooped him up and slammed him to the mat. Chiesa looking to frame up a triangle, but Lee defended well. Lee stood up out of guard to stack Chiesa. He stepped over and took his back. Slick. Sinks his hooks, then a body triangle against the cage. Chiesa rolled over to break it. He gets it back and lands some punches. Hard shots. Chiesa is sat on his butt with Lee on his back, eating punches. Chiesa is trying to stand up and dump him off. He rolls through, but Lee sinks the choke. It looks really deep. Chiesa was pulling his arm off…and Mario Yamasaki stopped the fight. Michael Chiesa did not tap out. It didn’t even look like he was going to. Mario Yamasaki done screwed up. Chiesa popped up and protested the stoppage immediately.
Kevin Lee defeated Michael Chiesa by submission (rear naked choke), 4:37 of round 1
Tim Boetsch vs. Johny Hendricks
Round 1 – Hendricks with an outside leg kick. Boetsch with a front kick to the body. Another body kick. Hendricks with a left hook. Boetsch catches a kick and lands a right. Hendricks misses with a left, Boetsch scored with a knee. Hendricks is walking him down but he hate a left hook and left body kick. Hendricks is really loading up the left. Boetsch lands a right hook as Hendricks tries to push him against the cage. More front kicks from The Barbarian. Nice body kick from Boetsch. 10-9 Boetsch.
Round 2 – Hendricks with a hard outside leg kick. Boetsch with a big head kick and Hendricks is hurt! Boetsch charges in and Hendricks is down! Boetsch pounds him out! WOW!
Tim Boetsch defeated Johny Hendricks by TKO (head kick and punches), :46 of round 2
Felice Herrig vs. Justine Kish
Round 1 – Kish with a head kick and they clinch. Kish looks for a throw but Herrig takes her back. She has both hooks and is working from the bottom. Kish got up quick though. She got Kish down again against the cage. Herrig moves to mount. Kish slipped out but Herrig kept full back control. Lots of control but there’s not much danger of a finish. Kish squirmed out and they get back up with 1:05 to go. Herrig scores with a right. Herrig looks for a takedown but gets reversed by Kish. Herrig up at the horn. 10-9 Herrig.
Round 2 – Herrig with some body punches and combos. Kish pressed forward. Nice right from Herrig. Nice left hook as well. Again. They both land big shots inside. Kish has a small cut over her right eye. Herrig lands another left hook right on it. Another two-punch combo. Kish gets the Thai clinch and throws Herrig around a bit. Kish lands to the body. They clinch up. Herrig with a takedown. She’s working from half. Kish rolls and Herrig takes her back. Kish reverses position. Herrig looking for an armbar from the bottom. Kish defends well. 10-9 Herrig.
Round 3 – Nice combo from Kish. Herrig with a trip takedown. Kish tries to get up against the cage but can’t. Herrig moved to mount. Kish manages to squirm away again, but Herrig jumps her back and sinks a choke. Kish tried to slam her but it didn’t work. I have no idea how Kish survived that. She was dead to rights. Herrig still on top in side control. Right back to mount. She’s opening up with punches now. Back to side. Kish tries to explode out but Herrig took her back again. Kish survives, but barely. 10-8 and 30-26 Herrig.
Felice Herrig defeated Justine Kish by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
Joachim Christensen vs. Dominick Reyes
Round 1 – Body kick from Reyes, and a leg kick. He lands another kick and three punches. He’s all over Christensen and he’s down! He gets back up, but a brutal straight left put him back down. It’s over! Wow, that was seriously impressive.
Dominick Reyes defeated Joachim Christensen by TKO (punches), :29 of round 1
Alex Garcia vs. Tim Means
Round 1 – Garcia with a nice combo to start. Means with a straight left to the body. Again. A third time. Garcia with an uppercut that clips means. Garcia looks for a takedown. He has a body lock. Mean shook him off. Nice leg kick from The Dirty Bird. Leg kick from means. They both missed with rights. Garcia with a nice left hook. Means doing some talking. Means with a jab. Means goes back to the body. Front kick too. The body punch has been Means’ best weapon so far. Garcia coming up short on his power punches. 10-9 Means.
Round 2 – Means with an outside leg kick. Means jabbing. He’s walking Garcia down now. Garcia with a left hook. Lots of feinting. Means going back to the body. Garcia scoops a single, can’t get a trip, and bull-rushed Means across the cage. He can’t get him down though. Means rips the body again. Slow pace. Nice lead left from Means and he’s confident now. He goes back to the body. Another straight left and he’s doing a Diaz impression now. Garcia missing with his shots. Means back to the body again. More feinting. The crowd is restless. 10-9 Means.
Round 3 – Garcia tries to scoop a single without success. A double this time, and Means gallantly fought it off. Means landed a right as they came up. Means rips to the chest with a left. They trade short punches. Means using his length well. Means with a counter left. Boo birds out again. Means sticks the left in Garcia’s face. Means goes body/head. They both land rights. Garcia with a nice body kick. Outside leg kick from Means. Garcia is pretty stationary even though he’s behind. 10-9 and 30-27 Means.
Tim Means defeated Alex Garcia by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Round 1 – Penn pressuring immediately. Siver with a hard leg kick. BJ with a nice right. Hard straight left too. Siver ties him up and scoops a single. Penn spins away. Front kick from Siver. Penn with a jab. Penn clinches up and lands a knee to the head. Siver pushes him away. Beautiful jab from BJ. Siver with a jab. Siver with a right. Spinning back kick to the body from Siver. Both men land. Siver knocks out BJ’s mouthpiece. Big right and a leg kick from Siver. Penn digs to the body. Front kick from Siver. Siver just misses with a spinning wheel kick. Right behind the ear from Siver. Penn with a counter left. Jab too. Siver with a left. Siver with an array of kicks. Penn with a left. Siver with a head kick. 10-9 Siver.
Round 2 – Siver with a leg kick. They trade jabs. Another jab from Penn. Siver with an inside leg kick. Penn with a right. Siver with a straight right. Penn with a left. Siver still kicking. Penn finally puts together a combo. Penn drops Siver with a right uppercut! He jumps on him! Siver looked for an armbar but Penn works from side. Knees to the body from Penn. Siver has his arms tied up. 10-9 Penn.
Round 3 – Siver with an outside leg kick. Penn with a jab. Siver lands his own. Another outside leg kick. Penn backing off. They trade jabs. Siver misses with a wheel kick. Jab from BJ. Inside leg kick from Siver. Spinning back kick to the body from Siver. Hard jab from Siver. Penn looks tired. Siver throwing a bunch. Penn not so much. Another spinning kick from Siver. He’s beating up the inside of Penn’s legs with kicks. Head kick too. Hard jab and kick. Siver’s eating him up here. He’s beating him up against the cage. Penn is just walking away. Head kick wobbles him. Big shots from Siver again. Penn warned for inactivity. Penn just looking to get to the horn. Siver kicks the legs some more. More spinning stuff. 10-9 and 29-28 Siver.
Dennis Siver defeated B.J. Penn by majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Round 1 – Lots of bouncing and feinting. Not a lot of striking. Guida with a winging right. Jab from Koch. Guida with a high kick. Koch hasn’t thrown a single power shot in two minutes. He finally does but Guida evades it. Guida in on a takedown attempt against the cage. They’re just stalled out here. After seemingly forever, Guida, finally dumps Koch to the mat but he’s up immediately. Now Koch is pressing Guida against the cage. Guida trying again. They finally separate with 25 seconds to go. Hard right from Guida. Not much to choose from there. 10-9 Guida.
Round 2 – Left from Koch. Winging right from Guida, and a takedown. Now he finally has him on his back. Shoulder checks against the cage. Guida steps over to mount with 2:45 to go. Koch trying to lock him down. Guida with a couple of elbows and punches. Body and head shots. Koch is stuck. Guida is looking for an arm-triangle choke but he’s against the cage. Guida hasn’t really done that much damage considering the dominant position he’s in. More punches. He finally postured up. Hammerfists. Playing the bongos. And the round ends. 10-8 Guida.
Round 3 – Koch with a left. Koch misses with a head kick. Again. Guida gets a single leg but can’t get the takedown. Yet. Guida just landed a back heel kick to Koch’s head I think. That was ridiculous. He gets the takedown now and moves to mount. Shoulder checks. A whole lot of shoulder check. Short punches to the body. He posts up and lands more shots to the head. 10-8 and 30-25 Guida to me.
Clay Guida defeated Erik Koch by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-26, 30-27)
Vitor Miranda vs. Marvin Vettori
Round 1 – Vettori with an outside leg kick. Nice left from the Italian. Another. Miranda with a high kick. Hard inside leg kick too. They trade in the pocket. Knee to the body from Vettori, and a right hook. Miranda with two kicks to the lead leg. Vettori with an outside leg kick. Body kick from Miranda. Misses with a head kick. They trade single shots. Nice counter right from Vettori. Vettori catches a kick and charges forward with his hands and a knee to the body. Vettori caught a head kick and put Miranda on the ground. Vettori couldn’t do much with the position and Miranda got to his feet. Good inside leg kick from Miranda. Vettori responded with kicks. Nice counter left from Vettori. 10-9 Vettori.
Round 2 – Short left from Vettori. Outside leg kick. A couple of inside leg kicks from Miranda. Vettori not doing as much. Vettori has a takedown stuffed. Jumping right hook from Vettori. He landed a hard body kick too. Miranda with a right. Miranda with a chopping leg kick. Head kick too. Vettori clinches but gets reversed against the cage. Some blood coming out of Miranda’s nose. Vettori gets a body lock from the backand drags Miranda to the mat. Miranda looks for a kimura. Miranda back to his feet after 45 seconds or so. Vettori catches a kick and dumps him on his back again. Closer round. 10-9 Vettori.
Round 3 – Miranda with a nice straight right. Leg kick by Miranda. Vettori on his bike a bit. Nice combo from Vettori. Miranda returns with his own. He’s landing hard kicks to the outside of the lead leg. Nice counter left from Vettori. Hard knee to the body from Miranda. Just missed with a huge head kick. Step-in elbow. Miranda taking over here. Vettori is tired. They briefly clinch and trade knees. Miranda almost gets a takedown but Vettori scoots away. Vettori charges in with a double but can’t get it. He settles for holding him against the fence for a while, but then gets a body lock and drags Miranda down with a minute to go. Vettori puts him flat on his back with nowhere to go. 10-9 Miranda but 29-28 Vettori.
Marvin Vettori defeated Vitor Miranda by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Carla Esparza vs. Maryna Moroz
Round 1 – Moroz lands a shot as Esparza wades in. This time she wades in and lands a solid right of her own. Not a ton going on. Moroz is jabbing. Esparza fakes a takedown and tries to catch the taller Moroz with a right. Moroz pushes her off. She gets in on Moroz’s hips and gets a takedown. Moroz tried for a guillotine and held it for a while, but Esparza isn’t in danger. Esparza is landing light shots to the body until Moroz finally lets go. Esparza opens up with GnP. 10-9 Esparza.
Round 2 – Moroz lands as Esparza comes forward. Nice right from Esparza. Another one. Superwoman punch from Esparza. Moroz with a right. Esparza in on a single but Moroz pushed her off. Esparza with another right. She jumps on another leg and almost gets the takedown. She has the leg grapevined but Moroz pulls it out. Moroz lands a right on the break. Esparza with a right. Moroz with an uppercut. Esparza with a huge double leg takedown. Moroz isn’t doing much to escape and Esparza moves her over to the cage. Big punches from Esparza get Moroz motivated. She gets to her feet. Esparza charged in on another double but couldn’t complete it. 10-9 Esparza.
Round 3 – Moroz with a front kick that Esparza caught. She swung her around and dumped her to the ground, but didn’t jump on her. Right from Esparza. Moroz defends a takedown attempt. Another jumping punch from Esparza. Groin strike from Esparza. Moroz with a nice right when they restart. Esparza charges in with another takedown. The crowd isn’t happy but this is all Esparza. Mario Yamasaki is the ref though, so he’s already warning Esparza for inactivity. And with 1:25 to go, he does indeed stand them up. Moroz with a couple of jabs. She initially stuffs a takedown attempt but a determined Cookie Monster gets her down. She backs out of guard and lands a bunch of kicks to the legs and butt. Yet another takedown. 10-9 and 30-27 Esparza.
Carla Esparza defeated Maryna Moroz by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Darrell Horcher vs. Devin Powell
Round 1 – Powell circling. Horcher in with two lefts. Powell with a low kick. Chest punch and a kick from Powell. Horcher with a nice combo. Powell retreats awkwardly when he throws kicks. Horcher flurries with some nice punches. Powell looks for a takedown but Horcher reverses and works from the top. He works Powell over to the cage and lands a few punches in half guard. He’s not doing much though, and the ref warns Horcher for inactivity. He looked for a kimura but there’s nothing there. Powell almost reverses but can’t. 10-9 Horcher.
Round 2 – Side TKD kick to the face for Powell. Horcher with a slapping kick. Head kick blocked by Horcher. They trade strikes in the clinch. Powell lands hard but Horcher responds with his own shots. Powell retreats a bit but Horcher snatches up a brief guillotine. He gets his head out but Horcher is holding him against the fence. Powell’s nose is bleeding pretty profusely. Uppercut from Horcher. Another shot puts Powell on the ground again, though it may have been a slip. Horcher works from the top. IT looks like Horcher could easily pass the guard but he’s not. He’s just landing some lefts. Now he’s in half with some rights and elbows. 10-9 Horcher.
Round 3 – Powell with some kicks. Horcher blocking right head kicks. Horcher catches a body kick and lands a left hook. Another lead left. Outside leg kick from Powell. Lead left hook yet again. Horcher backs him to the fence. Powell looks for a guillotine but there’s nothing. He’s got an anaconda choke now against the fence. He rolled over to top position and looked to change it to a D’Arce choke. Horcher defending. Elbows to the head from Powell. Horcher back up but Powell looked for another guillotine. Horcher just pressed him against the fence. 10-9 Powell but 29-28 Horcher.
Darrell Horcher defeated Devin Powell by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Jared Gordon vs. Michel Quinones
Round 1 – Quinones brings pressure right away. Gordon throwing hard in return. Front kick from Quinones. Gordon with a nice left hook. Quinones spins. Gordon caught a flying knee attempt and looked for a takedown. He got it and took the back in a seated position. Gordon with a few punches. Quinones scoots up halfway through the round but eats a punch on the way out. Two outside leg kicks from Gordon. And again. Lead right from Quinones. Hard left from Gordon. Gordon misses with a head kick, Quinones misses with a spinning back fist. Quinones with two good kicks, one high and one low. Gordon with a left hook. They trade leg kicks. 10-9 Gordon.
Round 2 – Quinones just misses with a spin kick as Gordon looked for a takedown. Gordon with a hard left and a takedown. Gordon worked from half with some punches. Complete lockdown. Some knees to the body. Postures up with a nice right. Another hard one. Quinones tried to get up and Gordon just shoved him into the cage and he fell down again. That was cool. He stayed all over him with big shots until Quinones managed to get away. He just got taken down again though. Gordon looking for the finish with punches here. Big hammerfists. Quinones is tough. Quinones gave up his back and Gordon just rolled him right back to continue the assault. Elbows. More shots. Finally the ref stops it.
Jared Gordon defeated Michel Quinones by TKO (strikes), 4:24 of round 2
Round 1 – Case with a lead left jab. Inside leg kick. A lot of feinting from both me. More jabs from Case. Case checks a low kick. Nice lead right from Martin. Inside leg kick from Case. Case with a combo, and he makes Martin miss. Martin with a right. Both men land. Case with more jabs. Martin with an inside leg kick. Case goes to the body. They trade kicks and Case lands a combo. Lead right hook too. Martin fires back with a counter right. Martin with jabs now. Martin with a left, Case responds with a body kick and a hard jab. Case with a counter left. Martin looks for a late takedown. He can’t get anything though. 10-9 Case.
Round 2 – Big right from Martin stuns Case right away! Martin looks for a front choke but Case pulls his head out. Martin lands a knee. Jab from Martin. They both land jabs at the same time. Case with a nice counter right. Case back to the jab. They’re throwing hard inside. Case has a cut on his cheek. Case with a right. Martin is talking to him now. Dropping his hands, saying “I’m right here.” He lands a nice counter right. They trade inside leg kicks. Case with a big right. Martin has a good chin. Martin with a hard straight right and counter left. They trade jabs. Case goes to the body. They both land rights and Martin starts chirping again. Big head kick at the horn from Martin. 10-9 Martin.
Round 3 – They hug to start. Leg kick from Case. Jab to the chin and body from Case. Martin with an inside leg kick. Case with a couple of jabs, Martin returns one. Outside leg kick from Case. Martin with a combo. Case with a hard right as he slips Martin’s. Martin with a jab and right. Case eats jabs as he tries to throw kicks. Case goes to the body. Case is missing with a lot of wild punches. Nice double jab there though. Huge knee from Martin! Martin with a right over the top. Case misses with a combo. They trade jabs. Nice counter from Case. Hard jab from Martin, and another. Case retu4ns it. Inside leg kick from Case. Martin dives in and gets a late takedown. 20 seconds to go. He landed a big elbow and he locked up a kimura, but the horn went. 10-9 and 29-28 Martin.
Tony Martin defeated Johnny Case via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jeremy Kimball vs. Josh Stansbury
Round 1 – Kimball with an inside leg kick. Stansbury cracks him with a right. Kimball misses with a spinning attack and Stansbury pushed him against the cage. Short elbow. Leg kick from Stansbury. Kimball with two rights and Stansbury is down! Kimball opens up with a bunch of shots and it’s over just like that. The shot that put him down was basically a hammerfist. That was different.
Jeremy Kimball defeated Josh Stansbury by TKO (strikes), 1:21 of round 1
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