UFC Vegas 27: Rob Font vs. Cody Garbrandt stay outcomes and highlights.
Las Vegas, NV — The UFC is holding its final struggle night time on the UFC APEX earlier than taking per week break. The cardboard is flying unreasonably underneath the radar with a significant principal and co-main occasion with title implications. In the principle occasion is Rob Font who takes on former champion, Cody Garbrandt, in hopes of propelling himself into the title discuss.
Similar could be stated of Yan Xiaonan vs. Carla Esparza who sq. off for the co-main occasion.
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Major Card (7 p.m. ET, ESPN+)
Rob Font vs. Cody Garbrandt
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Rob Font defeated Cody Garbrandt through unanimous determination (48-47, 50-45, 50-45)
Rob Font batters Cody Garbrandt in one-sided determination (Video)
I simply form of saved him at vary, what we name ABC vary. I saved him on the A and I attempted to maintain myself on the C and not likely be in that B vary too lengthy since once I did, I did get hit. I couldn’t return there and needed to keep at a protected vary and hold him so far as I presumably may.
Yan Xiaonan vs. Carla Esparza
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Carla Esparza defeated Yan Xiaonan through TKO, Spherical 2 – 2:58
Carla Esparza batters, bloodies Yan Xiaonan for second-round end (Video)
I really feel like I did all the pieces in our recreation plan to a T. Actually issues we have been engaged on within the again and dealing this complete camp went like perfection within the struggle. I’m tremendous proud of my efficiency.
Justin Tafa vs. Jared Vanderaa
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Jared Vanderaa defeated Justin Tafa through unanimous determination (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
I felt prefer it received me the struggle. I’m undoubtedly going to have to look at it. I’m going to need to put my ego apart and I don’t need that curse of ‘I received, I can’t study something from it’. There are undoubtedly issues that I do know I’m going to simply work on, that’s my wrestling and a few extra, as a result of that was a standup struggle. I grabbed a leg, that was the extent of my wrestling. I had a headlock and knee, however I wish to be sure that in my subsequent struggle I’ve the power to take him down once I have to. That’s undoubtedly one factor I’m taking out of this struggle. I wish to see how my head motion was, how straight my punches seemed. I knew I threw some bare kicks in there, which I’m a little bit ashamed of, however fortunately they landed with none repercussion.
Felicia Spencer vs. Norma Dumont
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Norma Dumont defeated Felicia Spencer through cut up determination (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
It’s a win that places me in a very good place with myself. I’m a fighter that doesn’t have many fights but, this was simply my seventh, and I’ve solely confronted robust opponents. Within the UFC, I’ve solely had robust opponents and this win places me in a unique stage. I’m anxious and enthusiastic about my subsequent steps within the UFC.
Ricardo Ramos vs. Invoice Algeo
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Ricardo Ramos defeated Invoice Algeo through unanimous determination (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
I want to look at it once more, however I felt good. I had an superior coaching camp. I’ve lots of issues to enhance as all the time, however I felt good and it’s a win. I have to thank all my coaches and staff, I’m feeling good.
Jack Hermansson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Jack Hermansson defeated Edmen Shahbazyan through unanimous determination (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
I really feel good. I’m proud of my efficiency particularly after all of the adversity. I had Covid not too long ago and coming off from a loss, it’s good to be again with a win.
Preliminary Card (4 p.m. ET, ESPN+)
Ben Rothwell vs. Chris Barnett
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Ben Rothwell defeated Chris Barnett through submission (guillotine choke), Spherical 2 – 2:07
Ben Rothwell submits Chris Barnett in enjoyable heavyweight conflict (Video)
‘You’ll be able to’t train an previous canine new tips’ can’t exist on this sport, I’m always having to study one thing new. Even on this struggle. I hit his again and I believe I may have completed the choke there, I received a little bit aggressive… His physique sort was a little bit completely different too, however my hook ought to nonetheless have went in. There have been some technical flaws that aren’t needed. My jiu-jitsu is significantly better than that. I knew higher, I actually simply actually thought I used to be going to have the ability to crank his neck off. I received hungry and he received on prime momentarily. If this was a mistake towards a greater man, it’s a mistake you can’t make. I’m going to look at the struggle once more. I want extra motion. After I transfer, once I’m sporadic, I’m very harmful in my placing, however not too long ago, since I got here again (that is struggle quantity six since I got here again), I’ve been form of stationary, not transferring as a lot. I’m always making an attempt to work on fixing that. I believe I did higher this time than in the previous few fights, however it’s going to get higher subsequent time.
Court docket McGee vs. Claudio Silva
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Court docket McGee defeated Claudio Silva through unanimous determination (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
I compartmentalized it as a result of if I’m dwelling an excessive amount of up to now, I can’t concentrate on what I have to do proper now. I do know that the job is on the road and it has all the time been on the road. I’ve had three shut determination losses. One among them may have gone both approach, the opposite two have been like fairly good, matched. I do know I’ve it in me to take it to the subsequent stage, to get finishes, however making that occur and making it occur on the highest stage on the planet is 2 various things. I flipped the change this time and I felt good. I virtually had him stopped twice, however there’s a cause why he solely has two losses.
Bruno Silva vs. Victor Rodriguez
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Bruno Silva defeated Victor Rodriguez through KO, Spherical 1 – 1:00
Bruno Silva demolishes Victor Rodriguez with first-round knockout at UFC Vegas 27
I really feel approach completely different. I really feel like a brand new man, I already forgot all the pieces… That was up to now. Now it’s a brand new life, a brand new Bruno, you guys can see I’ll do higher and higher. I really feel like I’ve been enhancing in each single struggle. That’s the brand new Bruno, guys. The brand new bulldog is coming.
Josh Culibao vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Josh Culibao defeated Shayilan Nuerdanbieke through unanimous determination (29-28 x3)
Watch the complete post-fight interview right here
I’m feeling nice. It was good to simply get extra octagon time. I might have appreciated to get the end, however I really feel prefer it was a fairly medical efficiency. I used to be in a position to nonetheless [look] fairly, didn’t get hit an excessive amount of… It’s a superb feeling to lastly get that W.
David Dvorak vs. Juancamilo Ronderos
OFFICIAL RESULTS: David Dvorak defeated Juancamilo Ronderos through submission (rear-naked choke), Spherical 1 – 2:18
It’s actually snug for me. Three victories, I’m nonetheless undisputed within the UFC… it’s wonderful for me, for my staff, for the individuals who help me. It’s nice.
Rafael Alves vs. Damir Ismagulov
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Damir Ismagulov defeated Rafael Alves through unanimous determination (29-28 x3)
UFC Vegas 27 takes place on Saturday, Could 22, 2021, stay from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV. Observe together with FanSided who’s on web site all week for all of your stay information and highlights.