Complete UFC Fight Night 96 Results: Big Upset, Lineker vs. Dodson, Will Brooks Injury

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Main Card (Fox Sports 1, 11pm EST.)

#3 John Lineker def. #10 John Dodson by split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)

Alex Oliveira def. Will Brooks by TKO via strikes (3:30, R3)

Zak Ottow def. Joshua Burkman by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Brandon Moreno def. #9 Louis Smolka by submission via guillotine choke (2:23, R1)

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 2, 9pm EST.)

Luis Henrique Da Silva def. Joachin Christensen by submission via arm bar (4:43, R2)

Andre Fili def. #12 Hacran Dias by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Shamil Abdurakhimov def. Walt Harris by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos def. Keita Nakamura by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass, 7:15pm EST.)

Nate Marquardt def. Tamdan McCrory by KO via head kick (4:44, R2)

Ion Cutelaba def. Jonathan Wilson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Curtis Blaydes def. Cody East by TKO via elbow strikes (2:02, R2)

Ketlen Vieira def. Kelly Faszholz by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)


Full Round By Round Recap

Kelly Faszholz vs. Ketlen Vieira

Round One: The round begins with Vieira attacking Faszholz with a punching combination, Vieira catches a kick from Faszholz and they clinch on the cage wall. The fighters exchange some knee strikes while in the clinch before breaking away from each other, Vieira starts attacking Faszholz with some leg kicks. Vieira nails a kicking Faszholz with a counter right hook, Faszholz trips up a kicking Vieira before attacking her with a knee strike. Vieira eats an elbow strike from Faszholzbefore scoring the takedown, Vieira starts popping Faszholz with some ground and pound. Faszholz tries pushing Vieira off of her and Vieira nails her with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Vieira

Round Two: The round begins with Faszholz attacking Vieira with a leg kick, Faszholz lands a right before kicking Vieira in the upper body. Vieira scores a takedown on a kicking Faszholz and she gets the full guard, Vieira postures up after landing a few strikes on Faszholz, Vieira eventually settles back into the full guard position after posturing up. Faszholz eventually shoves Vieira off of her and Vieira quickly regains the full guard again, the referee decides to stand up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Faszholz nailing Vieira with a pair of rights and a knee strike, Vieira gains another takedown on a kicking Faszholz and she gets the full guard again. The referee again stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Vieira (Overall Score: 20-18 for Vieira)

Round Three: The round begins with Faszholz pressuring Vieira by landing her punching combinations, Vieira nails a swinging Faszholz with a counter strike combination of her own. Faszholz responds by catching Vieira with a few more rights to the face, Faszholz backs Vieira into the cage wall by landing another multiple punch combination. Faszholz holds Vieira against the cage wall while landing a knee strike to the midsection, Vieira looks for the takedown as Faszholz nails her with another right. Faszholz separrates from Vieira before landing another combo, Vieira then clocks Faszholz with a counter left hook. Faszholz grabs Vieira and she nails her with a trio of knee strikes, Vieira scores a takedown on Faszholz and she gets the full guard. Vieira transitions to back control on Faszholz, Faszholz spins to her back and Vieira holds her against the cage wall until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Faszholz (Final Score: 29-28 for Vieira)

Official Result: Ketlen Vieira def. Kelly Faszholz by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Cody East vs. Curtis Blaydes

Round One: The round begins with Blaydes quickly nailing East with a right, the fighters also exchange a few leg kicks as well. Blaydes scores a takedown and Eats quickly scrambles to his feet, East then cracks a jabbing Blaydes with a counter right. Blaydes scores a takedown on East and he gets side control, Blaydes quickly starts attacking East with some ground and pound. Blaydes transitions to the half guard while landing more strikes on East, East wall walks to his feet and Blaydes nails him with a knee strike. East rocks a swinging Blaydes with a counter strike combination, Blaydes recovers by scoring a takedown on East and he gets the full mount. East causes another scramble to get thee fight standing again, East scores a takedown on Blaydes and both men get right back to their feet. Blaydes scores another takedown on East and he gets the open guard, Blaydes transitions to the half guard on East. The referee decides to stand the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with East nailing a kicking Blaydes with a counter right. East comes forward and rocks Blaydes with a punching combination, East scores a takedown on Blaydes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Blaydes

Round Two: The round begins with both fighters catching each other with rights, East then hits a kicking Blaydes with a counter right. Blaydes scores a takedown on East and he gets the open guard, Blaydes starts attacking East with some ground and pound. Blaydes transitions to back control on East while landing a ton of elbow strikes to his midsection and head until the referee is forced to jump in.

Official Result: Curtis Blaydes def. Cody East by TKO via elbow strikes (2:02, R2)

Jonathan Wilson vs. Ion Cutelaba

Round One: The round begins with Cutelaba attacking Wilson with an overhand right, Cutelaba backs Wilson into the cage wall with a punching combination. Wilson holds Cutelaba against the cage wall before eating a knee strike, Cutelaba eats a left before nailing Wilson with a right uppercut. Cutelaba follows that up by cracking Wilson with a knee strike to the midsection, Wilson responds by catching Cutelaba with a straight left. Wilson again clinches with Cutelaba for a few moments, Cutelaba breaks free and nails Wilson with a right to the midsection. Cutelaba then attacks Wilson with a spinning elbow strike, Cutelaba continues pressuring Wilson with a trio of rights followed by a kick to the midsection. Wilson then hits a swinging Cutelaba with a kick to the midsection, Cutelaba barely lands a spinning back fist on Wilson. Cutelaba changes his attack up by nailing Wilson with a leg kick, Wilson recovers to hit Cutelaba with a straight left and a leg kick. Cutelaba holds Wilson against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cutelaba

Round Two: The round begins with Cutelaba accidentally kicking Wilson low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Wilson attacking Cutelaba with a head kick. Wilson then cracks an incoming Cutelaba with a straight left, Cutelaba starts attacking Wilson with a few leg kicks. Cutelaba ducks down and Wilson nails him with another head kick attempt, Cutelaba responds by attempting a spinning back fist on Wilson. Cutelaba backs Wilson into the cage wall with a multiple punch combination, Wilson tries escaping and Cutelaba attempts another spinning back fist. Cutelaba continues his attack by nailing Wilson with a pair of rights before eating a counter right, Cutelaba backs Wilson into the cage wall before landing a knee strike. Cutelaba goes for another spinning back fist before landing an uppercut, Wilson recovers to nail Cutelaba with a straight left. Wilson keeps the pressure on Cutelaba by landing a three punch combination, Cutelaba starts looking for the takedown on Wilson. Wilson backs up Cutelaba by landing a bunch of straight lefts on him, Cutelaba lands a combo of his own as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cutelaba (Overall Score: 20-18 for Cutelaba)

Round Three: The round begins with Wilson cracking Cutelaba with a two punch combination, Cutelaba tries slowing Wilson down by landing leg kicks on him. Cutelaba cracks an incoming Wilson with a looping left, Wilson nails a ducking Cutelaba with a high kick. Cutelaba responds by nailing Wilson with a short right, Wilson begins to land some leg kicks of his own on Cutelaba. Cutelaba backs Wilson into the cage wall while landing a striking combination, Wilson creates a little space before Cutelaba attacks him with another combination. Wilson again nails Cutelaba with a high kick that gets blocked, Cutelaba responds by hitting Wilson with a pair of rights. Wilson responds by landing a kick to the midsection of Cutelaba, Wilson runs from Cutelaba after eating a right. Cutelaba chases Wilson around the cage while landing some rights and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cutelaba (Final Score: 30-27 for Cutelaba)

Official Result: Ion Cutelaba def. Jonathan Wilson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Nate Marquardt vs. Tamdan McCrory

Round One: The round begins with Marquardt attacking McCrory with a leg kick, McCrory backs up Marquardt with a four punch combo followed by a head kick attempt. McCrory attacks Marquardt with another head kick attempt before eating more leg kicks, McCrory comes forward and he lands a right on Marquardt. Marquardt scores a takedown and McCrory catches him in a guillotine choke, Marquardt escapes the choke to maintain top position. McCrory starts hunting for some submissions while on his back, Marquardt escapes a triangle choke attempt from McCrory again to keep top position. McCrory continues with his submission attempts as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for McCrory

Round Two: The round begins with McCrory nailing Marquardt with a leg kick, Marquardt backs up McCrory by landing a left to his midsection. Marquardt nails a kicking McCrory with a counter right, Marquardt barely connects with the push kick on McCrory. Marquardt backs up McCrory after hitting him with a kick to the midsection, Marquardt continues landing his leg kicks on McCrory. McCrory backs Marquardt into the cage wall by landing a punching combination, Marquardt scores a takedown on McCrory and he gets the full guard. Marquardt starts nailing McCrory with a little ground and pound, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Marquardt nailing McCrory with a right followed by a head kick that puts him out cold.

Official Result: Nate Marquardt def. Tamdan McCrory by KO via head kick (4:44, R2)

The action will be continuing on Page Two with the Fox Sports 2 portion of the preliminary card…

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