UFC Fight Night Boise Results: Junior Dos Santos vs. Blagoy Ivanov Headlines, Plus The Return Of Chad Mendes

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Main Card (10pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

#8 Junior Dos Santos def. Blagoy Ivanov by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

Sage Northcutt def. Zak Ottow by TKO via strikes (3:13, R2)

Rick Glenn def. Dennis Bermudez by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 28-29)

Niko Price def. Randy Brown by KO via strikes (1:09, R2)

Chad Mendes def. #12 Myles Jury by TKO via strikes (2:52, R1)

#6 Cat Zingano def. #7 Marion Reneau by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

#13 Alejandro Perez def. #15 Eddie Wineland by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Alexander Volkanovski def. #10 Darren Elkins by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Said Nurmagomedov def. Justin Scoggins by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Raoni Barcelos def. Kurt Holobaugh by TKO via strikes (1:29, R3)

Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

#7 Liz Carmouche def. Jennifer Maia by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Mark De La Rosa def. Elias Garcia by submission via rear naked choke (2:00, R2)

Jessica Aguilar def. Jodie Esquibel by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)


Jessica Aguilar vs. Jodie Esquibel

Round One: The round begins with Aguilar popping Esquibel with a two punch combo, Esquibel comes forward and attacks Aguilar with an uppercut. Esquibel backs up and nails Aguilar with a two punch combination, Aguilar gets Esquibel against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Aguilar catches Esquibel with a few knee strikes to the midsection, Aguilar scores a takedown and Esquibel gets right back up. Esquibel spins Aguilar and she gets her against the cage wall, the fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Esquibel swings away at Aguilar, Esquibel continues coming forward and attacks Aguilar with combinations. Aguilar catches a ducking Esquibel with a knee strike to the head, Aguilar nails Esquibel with a punching combination of her own. Esquibel backs up Aguilar as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Aguilar

Round Two: The round begins with Esquibel nailing Aguilar with a left, the fighters exchange some punching combinations. Aguilar barely catches a still Esquibel with a right, Aguilar pops an incoming Esquibel with an uppercut. Aguilar tries attacking an incoming Esquibel with some knee strikes, Esquibel nails Aguilar with a two punch combination. Esquibel backs up a charging Aguilar with a push kick, Aguilar catches a swinging Esquibel with a knee strike. Esquibel and Aguilar continue attacking each other with combinations, Aguilar comes forward and she pops Esquibel with a right. Aguilar continues catching a swinging Esquibel with knee strikes, the fighters clinch and exchange knee strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Esquibel (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Aguilar and Esquibel exchanging combinations, Aguilar continuously catches Esquibel with rights. Aguilar pops a moving Esquibel with a two punch combination, Esquibel nails a swinging Aguilar with a kick to the midsection. Aguilar comes forward and she attacks Esquibel with a knee strike, Aguilar continues nailing Esquibel with knee strikes. Aguilar grabs Esquibel and she gets her against the cage wall, Esquibel spins Aguilar while the two exchange knee strikes. The fighters separate and Aguilar nails a swinging Esquibel with another knee strike, Esquibel nails a swinging Aguilar with a counter right. Aguilar again catches Esquibel qith a knee strike to the head, Aguilar gets Esquibel against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jessica Aguilar def. Jodie Esquibel by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Mark De La Rosa vs. Elias Garcia

Round One: The round begins with De La Rosa attacking a kicking Garcia with a punching combination, Garcia starts attacking De La Rosa with some leg kicks. Garcia attacks De La Rosa with a variety of kicks, Garcia nails De La Rosa with a kick to the midsection. Garcia goes for a jumping triangle choke and De La Rosa uses a helicopter twist to get free, De La Rosa backs up Garcia with a punching combination. De La Rosa scores a takedown on Garcia and he gets the open guard, Garcia goes for a triangle choke and De La Rosa breaks free to get the fight standing again. De La Rosa nails Garcia with a kick to the midsection, Garcia catches De La Rosa with a left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for De La Rosa

Round Two: The round begins with Garcia attempting a high kick against De La Rosa, De La Rosa attacks Garcia with a punching combination. Garcia catches De La Rosa with a variety of kicks, De La Rosa backs Garcia into the cage wall while landing a combination. De La Rosa drags Garcia to the ground while gaining back control, De La Rosa locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Mark De La Rosa def. Elias Garcia by submission via rear naked choke (2:00, R2)

#7 Liz Carmouche vs. Jennifer Maia

Round One: The round begins with Carmouche swinging away against Maia, Carmouche backs up Maia with a two punch combination. Carmouche nails Maia with a knee strike to the head before scoring a takedown, Carmouche attacks Maia with a plethora of elbow strikes. Maia scrambles to her feet and she gets Carmouche against the cage wall, Maia attacks Carmouche with some knee strikes to the midsection. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Maia cracking Carmouche with a right. Maia nails a swinging Carmouche with a counter left hook, Maia backs up Carmouche by throwing a few rights. Maia then nails a kicking Carmouche with a counter right, Carmouche nails Maia with a kick to the midsection. Maia swings away at Carmouche as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Maia

Round Two: The round begins with Carmouche cracking Maia with a short right, Maia continues to just swing away at Carmouche. Maia looks to catch a swinging Carmouche with some counter strikes, Carmouche starts attacking Maia with some leg kicks. Maia catches a kicking Carmouche with a counter right, Maia backs up Carmouche by landing a multiple punch combination. Carmouche cracks an incoming Maia with a looping right, Maia gets Carmouche against the cage wall while landing some knee strikes. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Maia swinging away at Carmouche. Carmouche catches Maia with a two punch combination before scoring a takedown, Carmouche transitions to the full mount against Maia. Carmouche attacks Maia with ground and pound, Carmouche rolls for an arm bar as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Carmouche (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Carmouche attacking Maia with some leg kicks, Maia attacks a swinging Carmouche with an overhand right. Carmouche scores a takedown on Maia and she gets the full guard, Maia scrambles to her feet and Carmouche drags her back to the ground. Carmouche attacks Maia with some ground and pound, Carmouche gains side control and then full mount on Maia. Maia eventually gets Carmouche in the half guard position, Maia gets Carmouche in her full guard while eating some elbow strikes. Maia scrambles to her feet and Carmouche gets up as well, Maia charges forward and swings away at Carmouche as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #7 Liz Carmouche def. Jennifer Maia by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

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