Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Oklahoma City, which is headlined by a lightweight bout between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee.
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.
Vitor Miranda vs. Marvin Vettori
Round 1 –
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
Johnny Case vs. Tony Martin
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
Main Card (FS1, 9 PM ET)
Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Lee
Tim Boetsch vs. Johny Hendricks
Felice Herrig vs. Justine Kish
Joachim Christensen vs. Dominick Reyes
Alex Garcia vs. Tim Means
B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver
Preliminary Card (FS2, 7PM ET)
Clay Guida vs. Erik Koch