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Navarro sends his man stumbling backward briefly with a left hand. An overhand right from Machida has Navarro on the retreat. Machida closes the distance, plants his feet and crumples Navarro with a right uppercut. Navarro covers himself and referee John McCarthy steps in to wave off the fight.
The ResultChinzo Machida def. Mario Navarro via TKO (punches) 2:57 R1
Round 1Segura misses a right hook and Rosales fires back with a hard counter. Segura connects with a hard right hand. Rosales backs his man into the cage with a series of power punches, but Segura responds with hard kicks to the body. Rosales connects with a left hand. Segura attempts to control range with a pair of front kicks. Almost exclusively power punches from both men thus far. Rosales with an uppercut-overhand right combo and Segura goes down. Rosales pounces for the finish and then rolls for a leg lock. He gives up the position but tries for the maneuver again, and again it’s unsuccessful. Rosales stands over his foe, landing kicks to the legs. Rosales attempts to navigate a series of upkicks from Segura as the round expires. 10-9 Rosales
Segura is trying to use his jab a little more to use his range, but Rosales continues to get inside and land the harder punches throughout the frame. 10-9 Rosales.
Round 3Neither man lands anything significant in the first minute of action. Rosales throws a left jab followed by an overhand right to back Segura up. Rosales presses forward and attacks the body. He’s now finishing his combinations with kicks and Segura is going backward more often than not. Segura with a decent two punch combo, but Rosales counters right back and renews his pursuit. Segura lands a decent right hand and a knee, but Rosales marches forward, urging his opponent on. Segura is finding the range on some straight right hands but continues to eat his share of power punches from Rosales. Segura has upped his level of aggression in the final couple minutes of the period. Segura tries a spinning back fist but stumbles to the canvas. Rosales winds up in side control as the final bell sounds. 10-9 Rosales (30-27 Rosales).
The ResultJacob Rosales def. Mike Segura via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Round 1Murad lands a pair of outside leg kicks during an initial feeling-out process. Cisneros catches a kick and tries to take Murad down. Murad pops back up and ends up in his opponent’s guard. Murad attempts to work his way to Cisneros’ back, but “The Tattooed Terror” returns to his feet. Cisneros drives for a takedown against the fence but Murad stuffs it. Murad now landing punches to the head and body on a turtled Cisneros. A couple hard knees to the body prompt Cisneros to try and return to his feet, but Murad maintains the dominant position. Murad briefly picks up the pace of his right hands and referee Jason Herzog takes an interested look. Cisneros finally gets up but Murad is quick to attach himself to his opponent. Murad pushes his man against the fence and lands a few short knees. They separate and Cisneros moves to the center of the cage. Murad follows and they exchange leg kicks as time expires. 10-9 Murad
A brief scramble ensues but Cisneros can’t escape and Murad rides him against the fence, landing short left hands. Cisneros executes a switch and lands a few hard punches before both men are up. Murad spends the final seconds of the frame trying for another takedown against the fence. 10-9 Murad.
Round 3Cisneros tries a low kick and then lunges for a right hand but doesn’t connect. Murad follows up with a leg kick of his own. Cisneros lands a left hand in close quarters, works for a takedown and then attacks with ground-and-pound. Murad appears to be hurt but he’s back up. Cisneros presses his man against the fence but Murad turns and drops for a single-leg, eventually driving Cisneros to the canvas. Now Murad is on top and in Cisneros’ guard with about 2:30 to go. Murad works to pass to half guard while landing short punches to the body. With 1:30 to go, a standup is ordered as Murad fails to work enough to satisfy Herzog. Cisneros tries to create space for some power punches in an exchange, but Murad is too close and he drives for another takedown near the fence. Murad is dripping blood as Cisneros throws punches and elbows with his back against the fence. Murad finally gets Cisneros down and ends the round on top. 10-9 Cisneros (29-28 Murad).
The ResultAndy Murad def. Johnny Cisneros via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Round 1Green flicks out several jabs and Trinidad answers with a low kick. They clinch and Green turns Trinidad against the fence. Trinidad responds with a hip toss but Green is right back up and he gains an undertook. Trinidad trips Green down and again Green is right back up to push his opponent against the cage. Green lands a knee to the gut before they separate. After a brief exchange they clinch and Green takes control, landing knees to the thighs of his foe. Green with a jab and and a left hook. Triniada changes levels and dumps his man to the canvas. He works to takes Green’s back, landing punches while attempting to secure both hooks. He can’t commit to both hooks, however, and Green gets up. Trinidad lands a pair of knees while maintaining a body lock. They continue to grapple for position against the fence, with Green turning Trinidad and digging with short uppercuts to the body. They separate before the round ends. 10-9 Trinidad.
The ResultGabriel Green def. Alex Trinidad via TKO (Punches) 2:01 R2
Round 1Davis lands a right hand to the body. Davis, with his hands held low, drops Cutrone with a left hook to the eye. The decorated wrestler lands a hard right hand as he briefly dives into guard. Davis elects to let his opponent up. Cutrone gives chase but isn’t landing much as Davis circles away. Davis counters with a one-two combination. Davis continues to move away as Cutrone gives chase. Curtrone lands on outside leg kick, which is his most effective offense thus far. Davis rattles Cutrone with an overhand right. Davis now seems to be opening up a little bit as he figures out Cutrone’s timing. Davis mostly throwing power shots one at a time thus far. Curtrone tries to chase Davis down but remains unsuccessfully. Davis lands the first takedown of his MMA career with 10 seconds remaining, and Cutrone tries for a guillotine as the horn sounds. 10-9 Davis
Davis stands briefly, then dives right back into his opponent’s guard. Referee John McCarthy orders a standup a few moments later and the frame ends with both fighters standing. 10-9 Davis.
Round 3Davis counters Cutrone with a combination as his foe rushes forward. Davis executes yet another easy takedown, and now he’s in Cutrone’s guard near the fence. Davis landing moderate offense and McCarthy urges the wrestler to work. Cutrone, meanwhile, has no answer for the top pressure. McCarthy orders a standup with about 2:30 to go. Davis explodes and takes Cutrone right back down. Cutrone attempts to tie up Davis to force a standup. Davis remains in control, although he isn’t overwhelming Cutrone with offense from above. Another standup is ordered with about 35 seconds remaining. Davis takes his time getting up as perhaps fatigue has set in. Still, Davis has no trouble taking Cutrone down immediately and riding the round out from top position. 10-9 Davis (30-27 Davis).
The ResultJoey Davis def. Keith Cutrone via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Round 1It’s a quick start with both featherweights slinging heavy leather. McKee cracks Walker with a hard right, the most significant shot in the exchange. McKee ends up in top position after a scramble. Walker tries to frame his legs to set up an armbar, but McKee is out. McKee moves to half guard and tags Walker with several right hands and an elbow. MMcKee lands a knee to the body and takes Walker’s back before transitioning to an arm-triangle choke. It’s not there, and McKee relents. He stands and leaps into Walker’s guard with a punch. Walker attempts to frame another armbar but McKee avoids it without much difficulty. McKee lands a few right hands while grabbing the fence with his left hand. McKee moves into side control and drops a couple short elbows on his opponent’s face. Walker rolls over and McKee tags him with hooks. McKee remains on top and hammers the body with two or three more elbows. 10-8 McKee.
The ResultA.J. McKee def. Cody Walker via Submission (Guillotine Choke) 0:32 R2
The ResultGeorgi Karakhanyan def. Bubba Jenkins via KO (Punch) 0:53 R1
Round 1Awad catches an Anderson kick to the body and whiffs on a big punch. The two lightweights then engage in a furious exchange in which Awad connects with a hard right hand. Awad tags Anderson with a left-right combination and closes the distance. He eventually rides Anderson to the canvas. Anderson attempts to rise to his feet and Wad threatens with a guillotine. He switches to a brabo choke and Anderson eventually frees himself fro the predicament. Awad lands a few punches on the exit and they return to their feet. Awad cracks Anderson in the face with another hard right hand. They trade leg kicks, then Awad marches forward with a couple knees to the body. Anderson connects with a kick to the body and Awad misses a counter. Now both fighters exchange jabs before Awad lands a takedown. Anderson looks for a triangle from his back while Awad lands right hands. Anderson adjusts the hold and now he’s looking for the arm. Anderson tries an oma plata, but Awad escapes before the round ends. 10-9 Awad
Round 2Anderson probes with his jab and then follows with an overhand and a high kick. Awad avoids serious damage. Anderson is also chopping at Awad’s legs with low kicks. Anderson snaps Awad’s head back with a solid jab. Both fighters land in an exchange. Anderson is picking up the volume, pumping jabs and right hands in Awad’s face. Awad catches a body kick and spins Anderson to the ground. He has one hook in and then secures the other one, but Anderson fights it off and turns into Awad’s guard. Anderson lands some hard elbows before transitioning to his opponent’s back. Anderson attempts a rear-naked choke but Awad isn’t in any kind of trouble with the submission. Anderson relents and continues to pepper Awad with punches from back control. Awad is attempting to turn out of danger, but Anderson’s body triangle is too tight. The round ends with Anderson still attached to his adversary’s back. 10-9 Anderson.
Awad cracks his man with a hard right hand but Anderson is unfazed. Awad changes levels looking for a body lock takedown and presses Anderson into the fence. Awad lands a knee but Anderson is able to turn him against the fence. Anderson lands an elbow over the top and they separate. Awad goes for another takedown and gets it. Anderson briefly has a guillotine but Awad is out. Anderson transitions to an armbar but Awad defends that as well. The two lightweights scramble for position as time runs out in an entertaining duel. 10-9 Anderson (29-28 Anderson).