UFC Fight Night Sacramento
UFC Fight Night takes place tonight in the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento California, with the headline bout between “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant coming off a sensational flying switch kick KO of “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings against “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson who hasn’t fought since her promotional debut against Angela Magana on July 12, 2015 at The Ultimate Fighter finale . She won the fight via submission in the third round. The Card also features the likes of “Super” Sage Northcutt, Mickey Gall and the retirement fight of Urijah Faber and we have the results live as they happen.
Early Prelims start at 8:30pm
Bojan Velickovic (14-3-1) vs Sultan Aliev (13-2)
Result: Sultan Aliev wins via Split Decision after a hard fought battle , Good performance all round (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)
Hector Sandoval (13-2) vs Fredy Serano (3-1)
Result: Hector Sandoval wins via Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Eddie Wineland (22-11-1) vs Takeya Mizugaki (21-10-2)
Result: Eddie Wineland ties Faber & Barao for most finishes in UFC/WEC BW history with 7 after he defeats Mizugaki via TKO at 3:04 of round number 1
Fight Pass Prelims 10pm
Leslie Smith (8-7-1) vs Irene Aldana (7-2)
Result: Massive amount of strikes thrown by both girls in a great fight which sees Leslie Smith prevail via Unanimous decision (29-28 ,29-28,30-27)
Josh Emmet (10-0) vs Scott Holtzman (9-1)
Result: In what was a back and forth battle we seen some big shots thrown and landed, Josh Emmet makes it 11-0 with a unanimous decision win over Scott Holtzman (29-28,29-28,29-28)
James Moontasri (9-4) vs Alex Morono (12-3)
Result: It had it all from spinning back kicks to spinning back fists and James Moontasri survived a late flurry to avoid been finished but it wasn’t enough as Alex Morono takes it by unanimous decision (29-28,29-28,29-28)
Bryan Barberena (12-3) vs Colby Covington (10-1)
Result: A very impressive Colby Covington takes his record to 11-1 with a tremendous performance tonight , judges scored this (30-27,30-27,30-27)
Cole Miller (21-10) vs Mizuto Hirota (18-7-2)
Result: Mizuto Hirota doing some good work on top towards the end of the first, Cole Miller doing nothing with the 6 and a half inch reach advantage , second went pretty much the same with Hirota solidifying top position for the majority of the second ,and finally a dominant third by Mizuto Hirota , Cole Miller never got out of first gear , the judges scored this (30-26, 30-27,30-27) in favour of Tokyo Japans Mizuto Hiroto.
Henrique Da Silva (12-0) vs Paul Craig (8-0)
Result: Paul Craig makes it 8 submission victorys from his nine wins with a contender for performance of the night , Great stand up and finished off with a slick armbar , fantastic performance on his promotional debut. Round 2 Submission win for Bearjew.
Main Card 1am
Alan Jouban (14-4) vs Mike Perry (9-0)
Result: Flawless performance once again by Alan Jouban , his leg kicks were key in that fight a he also dropped Perry in the second , all in all a great display by Jouban who gets the W by unanimous decision , judges scored this (29-28,30-27,30-27)
Urijah Faber (33-10) vs Brad Pickett (26-12)
Result: The blackout treatment for Urijah Faber and you would expect nothing less, great first round for Urijah dropping Brad and also nearly sinking in the RNC . Relentless pressure from the California Kid in the second with a nice sweep and making the most of top position and looking for a guillotine on a couple of occasions. Another fantastic sweep from Faber to start the third , Pickett doing a great job defending the front headlock. Brad drops Urijah with a straight left but it was just a case of Urijah losing his balance . It has gone the distance and the judges score this in favour of “The California Kid” Urijah Faber. Unanimous decision (30-26,30-26,30-26)
Sage Northcutt (8-1) vs Mickey Gall (3-0)
Result: First round went well for Gall scoring two takedowns and trying for a guillotine which Sage done well to get out off . Gall gets dropped early in the second , Sage finding a home for that left hook , and then Gall drops Sage with a right and Gall immediately goes to the rear naked choke and submits Sage Northcutt in the second. Great ground work by Gall . He now moves to 4-0.
Paige VanZant (7-2) vs Michelle Waterson (13-4)
Result: Spectacular head and arm throw by Michelle Waterson and she sinks in a RNC and finishes Paige inside the first round . Perfect performance.