Brown weighed in at 172. Gastelum powers back to his feet, Weidman still hanging off his back. Kennedy jams Bochniak up against the base of the fence, controlling the American with a body lock. Vera gets hold of a standing kimura, keeps the lock in place as the bantamweights hit the ground, then switches to an extremely tight armbar. Sherdog Scores Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Weidman Tristen Critchfield scores the round 10-9 Gastelum Chris Nelson scores the round 10-9 Weidman Round 2 After a slow opening minute to the round, Weidman gets hold of Gastelum and jams him against the fence. Cummins shoots low again, and this time Villante is waiting with hammerfists. Burgos walks down the Brazilian, backing up Castro to the fence as they fight into the second minute.
Good covers up again as dos Santos mounts an attack, then uncovers to fire back with a body kick. Castro is landing almost nothing at this point, and while Burgos' accuracy has dropped off, he continues to land stinging punches through the middle of the final round. Grabowski is breathing heavily with 90 seconds on the clock in round one. Perez reclaims full guard, kicks away again and scrambles to his feet. Gastelum presses forward with an outstretched lead hand, moving Weidman backward toward the fence.
Alvarez knocked out Justin Gaethje in his most recent bout. Burgos knocks Castro to the ground one last time in the closing moments, gets wrapped up in the Brazilian's guard and finishes with hammerfists. Burgos resists the takedown and separates, then begins stalking forward on Castro again. No problem Please Don't add your own name or remove my name from the title. A straight left hand gets Natal leaning over, and Anders follows up with a second left to the jaw which sends Natal to the ground in a heap. Sherman lands a left hook, then a straight right, and Grabowski answers with a body punch.
Cummins digs an underhook and ties up Villante on the cage as the final minute ticks away. Kelvin Gastelum via Submission Arm-Triangle Choke R3 3:45. Wade drags Perez to the mat inside the opening minute, peppering with left hands as he passes to half guard, then tries to move to the back. Sherdog Scores Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Burgos Tristen Critchfield scores the round 10-9 Burgos Chris Nelson scores the round 10-9 Burgos Round 3 Castro comes out windmilling sloppy overhand rights which bounce off Burgos' shoulders. Weidman overcommits to the kimura, allowing Gastelum to rise and escape the submission attempt.
Weidman complains of an eye poke, gets no no reprieve from the ref, and now charges forward to ding Gastelum with long right hands. Almeida tries to clinch and instead gets shoved away after taking a knee to the gut. Decision unanimous 49—46, 49—46, 48—47 5 5:00 Light Heavyweight def. Round 1 Both featherweights come out firing hard, if not very accurate, punches. The New York crowd goes berserk for their local fighter, as Chris Weidman snaps a three-fight losing streak with an emphatic finish. Three minutes remain as Almeida steps forward, walking into a right hand from Rivera, who angles away after connecting. Decision split 29—28, 28—29, 29—28 3 5:00 Preliminary card Fox Lightweight def.
However, Andrade was replaced on the card by promotional newcomer. Cummins lands a lunging right hand, shoots in behind it and takes down Villante at the fence. Castro begins slapping his head, taunting Burgos to come forward and then trying to counter, but Castro's punches bounce harmlessly off Burgos' body. Almeida separates and circles out to the middle of the cage. Action resumes with 3:10 on the clock, and Bochniak once again finds the mark with a right hand over the top. The links are provided solely by this sites users. Weidman opens with an inside leg kick as Gastelum stands tall, his arms raised high to fend off the advances of the taller man.
Almeida is still coming forward when the final horn sounds, though it's Rivera connecting with counters from his back foot. Rivera finishes the round with a leg kick and gets popped by Almeida's counter one-two over the top. Sherman backs up the Pole against a cage post and attacks with a punching combination; Grabowski tries to clinch up and gets spun against the wall, then slugged with a right hand on the break. Inside the final minute of round one, LaFlare continues to pin Oliveira to the canvas with heavy pressure from side control. Now it's LaFlare on top, working from side control on Oliveira's left side, now moving to north-south position.
Good eats a right hand from dos Santos, but then catches another kick from the Brazilian and tries to trip him to the mat. Gastelum rolls over and narrowly prevents a mount, but Weidman has an arm-triangle setup if he can put Gastelum's shoulders on the mat. Due to programming needs, the televised preliminaries were shifted to Fox instead of being aired on Fox Sports 1 or Fox Sports 2. Perez uses over-unders to put Wade's back against the fence, and the lightweights finally separate with 30 seconds remaining. Weidman starts working for a rear-naked choke with one hook in, but he loses the position as Gastelum powers back to his feet.