UFC Fight Night Lincoln Results: Justin Gaethje & James Vick Headline, Plus Jake Ellenberger Retires

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

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#7 Justin Gaethje def. #10 James Vick by KO via punch (1:27, R1)

Michael Johnson def. Andre Fili by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

#11 Cortney Casey def. #14 Angela Hill by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

Bryan Barberena def. Jake Ellenberger by TKO via strikes (2:26, R1)

#14 Deiveson Figueiredo def. #6 John Moraga by TKO via strikes (3:08, R2)

Eryk Anders def. Tim Williams by KO via head kick (4:42, R3)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., Fox Sports 2)

James Krause def. Warlley Alves by KO via strikes (2:28, R2)

Cory Sandhagen def. Iuri Alcantara by TKO via strikes (1:01, R2)

Andrew Sanchez def. Markus Perez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Mickey Gall def. George Sullivan by submission via rear naked choke (1:09, R1)

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

#15 (SW) Joanne Calderwood def. Kalindra Faria by submission via triangle choke (4:57, R1)

Drew Dober def. Jon Tuck by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

Rani Yahya def. Luke Sanders by submission via heel hook (1:31, R1)


Rani Yahya vs. Luke Sanders

Round One: The round begins with Yahya attacking Sanders with some leg kicks, Yahya pulls guard and Sanders gets right back to his feet. Yahya rocks Sanders with a kick to the midsection followed by a right, Yahya pulls guard on Sanders before attempting a heel hook. Yahya catches Sanders with a second heel hook attempt and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Rani Yahya def. Luke Sanders by submission via heel hook (1:31, R1)

Drew Dober vs. Jon Tuck

Round One: The round begins with Tuck attacking Dober with some leg kicks. Dober blocks a high kick before kicking away at Tuck. Tuck lands a right after eating a kick to the midsection, Dober backs up Tuck by landing a left to the face. Dober goes for a high kick and Tuck blocks it, Tuck recovers and he attacks Dober with a right cross followed by a body kick. Dober attacks Tuck with a three punch combination, Dober grabs Tuck and he gets him against the cage wall. Dober gets free after cracking Tuck with an elbow strike, Dober backs up Tuck while attacking him with a pair of lefts. Dober nails a kicking Tuck with a left to the midsection, Dober continues charging forward and attacking Tuck with combinations. Tuck nails Dober with a pair of knee strikes to the midsection, Dober kicks away at Tuck as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dober

Round Two: The round begins with Dober stunning Tuck with a left, Dober also goes back to attacking Tuck with leg kicks. Tuck responds by kicking Dober in the midsection, Tuck stuns a kicking Dober with a counter right to the face. Dober attempts a high kick and Tuck blocks it, Tuck then cracks a swinging Dober with a counter right hook. Dober goes for a takedown and Tuck catches him in a guillotine choke, Dober escapes the choke to get top position on the ground. Dober starts attacking Tuck with some ground and pound, Tuck gets Dober in his full guard while eating more strikes. Dober attacks Tuck with more strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Dober quickly stuns Tuck with a combination. Tuck goes right back to attacking Dober with some leg kicks, Dober keeps Tuck up against the cage wall while swinging away at him. Dober scores a takedown on Tuck and he gets the half guard, Dober starts attacking Tuck with some ground and pound. Dober continues looking for full mount while attacking Tuck with more strikes, Tuck scrambles to his feet as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Drew Dober def. Jon Tuck by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

#15 (SW) Joanne Calderwood vs. Kalindra Faria

Round One: The round begins with Calderwood attacking Faria with some leg kicks, Faria scores a takedown on Calderwood and she gets the half guard. Faria transitions to the side control position against Calderwood, Calderwood scrambles and gets Faria in her full guard. Faria advances to the half guard position against Calderwood, Calderwood quickly gets Faria back into her full guard. Faria starts attacking Calderwood with some ground and pound, Faria occasionally postures up while swinging away at Calderwood. Calderwood rolls for a triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: #15 (SW) Joanne Calderwood def. Kalindra Faria by submission via triangle choke (4:57, R1)

Mickey Gall vs. George Sullivan

Round One: The round begins with Gall throwing a high kick against Sullivan, Gall scores a takedown on Sullivan and he gets back control. Gall starts attacking Sullivan with some ground and pound, Gall locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Mickey Gall def. George Sullivan by submission via rear naked choke (1:09, R1)

Andrew Sanchez vs. Markus Perez

Round One: The round begins with Perez attempting a high kick against Sanchez, Perez then nails Sanchez with a kick to the midsection. Sanchez then cracks Perez with a two punch combination, Perez again kicks Sanchez in the midsection. Perez continues attacking Sanchez with some high kicks, Sanchez grabs Perez and he gets him against the cage wall. Sanchez and Perez exchange knee strikes while in the clinch, Perez attempts a spinning elbow strike after separating from Sanchez. Sanchez again gets a swinging Perez up against the cage wall, Sanchez nails Perez with a combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sanchez

Round Two: The round begins with Perez attacking Sanchez with some leg kicks, Perez nails Sanchez with a kick to the midsection followed by a left. Perez continues attacking Sanchez with kicks to the midsection, Sanchez comes forward and attacks Perez with punching combinations. Perez then cracks Sanchez with an overhand left, Perez also attacks Sanchez with a variety of kicks to the body. Sanchez gets Perez against the cage wall after swinging away at him, Sanchez then nails Perez with a few knee strikes before separating. Perez responds by nailing Sanchez with a standing elbow strike, Sanchez gets Perez against the wall again after landing a pair of rights. The fighters separate and Perez nails Sanchez with a body kick, Sanchez catches Perez with a multiple punch combination before getting him against the cage wall again. Sanchez scores a takedown on Perez as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Sanchez swinging away at Perez, Sanchez avoids a kick before nailing Perez with a right. Sanchez continues backing up Perez while swinging away at him, Perez stuns an incoming Sanchez with a left. Sanchez then pops Perez with a counter right, Perez gets angry and he swings wildly against Sanchez before landing a spinning elbow strike. Perez grabs Sanchez and he gets him against the cage wall before separating, Sanchez backs Perez into the cage wall after landing a combination. The fighters separate and Perez kicks Sanchez in the midsection, Sanchez again gets Perez against the cage wall while landing a combination. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with the fighters peppering each other with jabs. Sanchez pops Perez with a high kick followed by a left, Perez kicks Sanchez in the midsection as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Andrew Sanchez def. Markus Perez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Cory Sandhagen vs. Iuri Alcantara

Round One: The round begins with Sandhagen attacking Alcantara with some leg kicks, Alcantara charges at Sandhagen and he levels him with a combination. Alcantara scores a takedown on Sandhagen and he immediately applies a triangle choke, Alcantara also attacks Sandhagen with some ground and pound. Sandhagen eventually escapes and gets top position against Alcantara, Sandhagen attacks Alcantara with ground and pound. Sandhagen occasionally postures up and he attacks Alcantara with more strikes, Sandhagen stays in top position while destroying him with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sandhagen

Round Two: The round begins with Sandhagen rocking Alcantara with a multiple punch combination, Alcantara falls during a spinning attack and Sandhagen gets top position while mauling him with strikes. Sandhagen gets back control and he destroys Alcantara with strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Cory Sandhagen def. Iuri Alcantara by TKO via strikes (1:01, R2)

James Krause vs. Warlley Alves

Round One: The round begins with Alves attacking Krause with a kick to the midsection, Alves scores a takedown and Krause scrambles to his feet. Krause looks for the takedown before getting Alves against the cage wall, Alves spins Krause into the cage wall. The fighters clinch and battle for position along the cage wall, the fighters separate and Krause attacks Alves with a high kick. Alves scores a takedown on Krause and Krause gets right back up, Krause comes forward and he attacks Alves with a three punch combination. Krause starts using the jab to keep Alves at a distance, Krause backs Alves into the cage wall while throwing punches. Alves gets Krause against the cage wall after eating a left uppercut, the fighters separate as Alves kicks Krause in the midsection. Krause attacks Alves with a front kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Krause

Round Two: The round begins with Alves coming forward and mauling Krause with a huge striking combination, Krause grabs Alves and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch, the fighters separate and Alves swings away at Krause. Krause barely connects with a head kick against Alves, Krause rocks Alves with a jumping knee strike. Krause destroys Alves with a follow up combination and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: James Krause def. Warlley Alves by KO via strikes (2:28, R2)

Eryk Anders vs. Tim Williams

Round One: The round begins with Williams attacking Anders with a kick to the midsection, Williams also starts attacking Anders with some leg kicks. Williams attacks Anders with a high kick followed by a right, the fighters clinch and Anders lands a knee strike. Williams gets Anders against the cage wall and they separate a few moments later, Williams hits a swinging Anders with a counter left. Anders comes forward and he cracks Williams with a pair of lefts, Williams then pops Anders with a two punch combination. Williams gets Anders against the cage wall after eating a body kick, Williams scores a takedown on Anders and he gets back control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Williams

Round Two: The round begins with Williams attacking Anders with a knee strike, Williams then hits Anders with a multiple punch combo. Williams starts attacking Anders with a variety of kicks, Williams gets a swinging Anders against the cage wall. Williams scores a takedown on Anders and Anders gets back up a few moments later, Anders then cracks Williams with a left. Anders charges at Williams while attacking him with lefts, Anders follows that up with a two punch combo against Williams. Williams goes for a takedown and Anders stays on his feet, Anders gets top position on the ground and both fighters quickly get back to their feet. Anders grabs Williams and he gets him against the cage wall, Anders charges forward and he swings away against Williams. Anders catches Williams with another left as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Anders dropping Williams with a left, Williams gets up and Anders swings away at him. Williams throws a few kicks to keep Anders at a distance, Williams then cracks Anders with a right to the face. Williams also nails Anders with a kick to the midsection, Williams looks for a high kick against Anders. Williams looks for a takedown and Anders responds with a high kick attempt, the fighters just continue to swing away at each other. Williams attacks Anders with a right followed by a spinning back fist, Anders trips up Williams with a kick before destroying him with a head kick as Williams was trying to get up and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Eryk Anders def. Tim Williams by KO via head kick (4:42, R3)

#6 John Moraga vs. #14 Deiveson Figueiredo

Round One: The round begins with Moraga attacking Figueiredo with some leg kicks, Figueiredo and Moraga have a few striking exchanges. Moraga rocks Figueiredo with a straight right, Figueiredo grabs Moraga and he holds him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown. Figueiredo transitions to the half guard against Moraga, Figueiredo postures up and he nails Moraga with a few strikes. Figueiredo and Moraga both roll for leg locks on each other, Figueiredo transitions to back control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Figueiredo

Round Two: The round begins with Moraga kicking Figueiredo in the midsection, Figueiredo eats a few more blows before kicking Moraga in the midsection. Figueiredo eats a knee strike as he gets Moraga against the cage wall, Figueiredo scores a takedown on Moraga and he gets the half guard. Figueiredo starts attacking Moraga with some ground and pound, Moraga scrambles to his feet and Figueiredo drops him with a right. Moraga scrambles to his feet and he swings away at Figueiredo, Figueiredo drops Moraga with a left to the midsection and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #14 Deiveson Figueiredo def. #6 John Moraga by TKO via strikes (3:08, R2)

Jake Ellenberger vs. Bryan Barberena

Round One: The round begins with Ellenberger attacking Barberena with a combo, the fighters clinch and Ellenberger throws a two punch combination. The fighters continue exchanging a series of leg kicks, Barberena drops Ellenberger with a multiple punch combination. Ellenberger scrambles to his feet and Barberena drops him with a right, Barberena pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Bryan Barberena def. Jake Ellenberger by TKO via strikes (2:26, R1)

#11 Cortney Casey vs. #14 Angela Hill

Round One: The round begins with Casey attacking Hill with some leg kicks, Casey nails a swinging Hill with a two punch combination. Hill scores a takedown on Casey and she lets her get back up, Hill starts attacking Casey with combinations. The fighters briefly clinch and Hill lands a knee strike, Casey then hits an incoming Hill with an uppercut. Casey starts nailing Hill with combinations of her own, Casey looks for a high kick against Hill and it gets blocked. Casey gets Hill against the cage wall before scoring a takedown, Hill rolls for an arm bar and Casey escapes to0 keep top position. Hill scrambles to her feet and she nails Casey with a knee strike followed by an elbow strike, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hill

Round Two: The round begins with Casey attacking Hill with a multiple strike combination, Casey then gets Hill against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters separate and Casey attacks Hill with a combination, Hill starts attacking Casey with some leg kicks. Casey starts nailing Hill with a series of rights, Casey looks for a takedown before nailing Hill with an uppercut. Casey and Hill attack each other with several striking combinations, Casey gets Hill against the cage wall again while looking for a takedown. The fighters separate and Hill kicks away at Casey, Hill stuns Casey by landing a two punch combination. Hill looks for a high kick after eating some leg kicks from Casey, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Casey attacking Hill with leg kicks followed by a right, Casey then kicks Hill in the midsection. Hill continues coming forward and she attacks Casey with combinations, Hill attempts a superman punch against Casey. Hill nails a swinging Casey with a kick to the midsection, Casey briefly gets Hill against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Casey looks to hit a swinging Hill with some counter strikes, the fighters stay in each others faces while just taking swings at each other. Casey looks for a few knee strikes against a swinging Hill, Hill pops an incoming Casey with an uppercut. Hill pops Casey with a few rights as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #11 Cortney Casey def. #14 Angela Hill by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

Michael Johnson vs. Andre Fili

Round One: The round begins with Johnson attacking Fili with a few lefts, Fili goes for a high kick against Johnson. Johnson then nails Fili with a two punch combination, Fili accidentally pokes Johnson in the eyes and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Johnson attacking Fili with some leg kicks, Fili then nails Johnson with a kick to the midsection. Johnson continuously attacks Fili with a series of lefts, Johnson and Fili exchange a few kicks to keep each other at bay. Johnson then cracks an incoming Fili with a left, Fili continues going after Johnson with high kicks. Johnson catches Fili with another kick to the midsection, Fili follows a backing Johnson with landing a two punch combo. Fili eats a few strikes before kicking Johnson in the midsection and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Fili

Round Two: The round begins with Johnson immediately popping Fili with a left, Fili also goes back to attempting high kicks against Johnson. Johnson kicks Fili low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Johnson cracking a swinging Fili with a left. Fili kicks an incoming Johnson in the midsection, Fili connects with a head kick before scoring a takedown on Johnson. Johnson gets to his feet with Fili still on his feet, Fili drags Johnson to the ground with a rear naked choke attempt and Johnson gets free. Johnson scrambles at the right time to get top position on Fili, Johnson starts attacking Fili with some ground and pound. Fili rolls for a submission as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Fili attacking Johnson with a high kick, Johnson comes forward and he takes a few swings at Fili. Fili scores a takedown on Johnson and Johnson gets right back up, Fili then kicks Johnson in the midsection. Fili goes right back to attacking Johnson with high kicks, Fili continues attacking Johnson with a variety of kicks. Johnson starts attacking Fili with some leg kicks as Fili looked for another takedown, Johnson catches Fili with a few lefts before getting him against the cage wall. Fili drags Johnson to the ground and both fighters scramble to their feet as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Michael Johnson def. Andre Fili by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

#7 Justin Gaethje vs. #10 James Vick

Round One: The round begins with Vick attacking Gaethje with a few kicks, Vick nails Gaethje with a front kick to the midsection. Vick keeps Gaethje at a distance by attacking him with a plethora of kicks, Gaethje destroys Vick with a right hook and Vick goes out cold.

Official Result: #7 Justin Gaethje def. #10 James Vick by KO via punch (1:27, R1)

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