Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Glasgow, which will be headlined by a welterweight fight between Gunnar Nelson and Santiago Ponzinibbio.
Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, round scoring and play-by-play as UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio takes place in the The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.
The headliner comes in the welterweight division, with Gunnar Nelson taking on Santiago Ponzinibbio.
Today’s event is in Europe, so the show is early for North Americans. Live results and play-by-play will commence with the Fight Pass broadcast at Noon ET/9am PT for two fights. The event will then flip over to FS1 for four more prelims starting at 1pm ET, and stay there for the full main card which goes down at 3pm ET. The full lineup and schedule follows. Check out this week’s MMA Vivisection for predictions, analysis and betting odds on the each matchup.
Amanda Lemos vs. Leslie Smith
Round 1 – Lemos with an outside leg kick. Another. Straight left. Nice combo. Hard right hook too. Smith finally fires back, but eats another low kick. Lemos whiffs on a spinning kick and falls down. Smith jumps on top against the cage. Lemos gets up quickly though and they trade knees in the clinch. Lemos goes back to the kicks once they separate. Lemos digs to the body. Smith presses forward and lands a bunch of body shots against the cage. They’re brawling. Right hook from Smith. Body shot and right hook from Lemos. Smith continuing to walk Lemos down and she opens up with a big combo. Lemos is slowing down a bit already. Hard low kick from Lemos that stumbles Smith. Smith clinches up and Lemos trips her to the mat. She worked from side against the cage. Smith rolls out and back to her feet at the horn. Lemos lands a late knee after the horn. 10-9 Lemos.
Round 2 – Smith with immediate pressure. She opens up with a big combo. Lemos with a couple of kicks, to the body and low. Smith throwing a ton against he cage and cracks her with multiple shots. she lands a head kick. Lemos firing back with big single shots. She even turned her back on Smith. That’s never good. She continued with the pressure. Head kick. She switches to elbows now. Six hard standing elbows have Lemos in trouble, and the referee jumps in despite Lemos never going down.
Leslie Smith defeated Amanda Lemos by KO (strikes), 2:53 of round 2
Main Card (3pm ET)
Gunnar Nelson vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
Joanne Calderwood vs. Cynthia Calvillo
Paul Felder vs. Steven Ray
Ryan Janes vs. Jack Marshman
Paul Craig vs. Khalil Rountree
James Mulheron vs. Justin Willis
FS1 Card (1pm ET)
Bobby Nash vs. Daniel Roberts
Alexandre Pantoja vs. Neil Seery
Galore Bofando vs. Charlie Ward
Danny Henry vs. Daniel Teymur
Fight Pass Card (Noon ET)
Brett Johns vs. Albert Morales