UFC Fight Night Newark Results: Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler Headlines, Plus Jim Miller Gets A Home State Fight

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Main Card (3pm EST., ESPN)

#2 Colby Covington def. #11 Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision (50-44, 50-45, 50-45)

Jim Miller def. Clay Guida by submission via guillotine choke (0:58, R1)

Nasrat Haqparast def. Joaquim Silva by KO via strikes (0:36, R2)

Gerald Meerschaert def. Trevin Giles by submission via guillotine choke (1:49, R3)

Scott Holtzman def. Dong Hyun Ma by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R2)

Kennedy Nzechukwu def. Darko Stosic by unanimous decision (29-26, 28-27, 28-27)

Preliminary Card (12pm EST., ESPN)

Mickey Gall def. Salim Touahri by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Antonina Shevchenko def. Lucie Pudilova by submission via rear naked choke (1:20, R2)

#13 Matt Schnell def. #9 Jordan Espinosa by submission via triangle choke (1:23, R1)

#10 Lauren Murphy def. #12 Mara Romero Borella by TKO via strikes (1:46, R3)

Claudio Silva def. Cole Williams by submission via rear naked choke (2:35, R1)

Miranda Granger def. Hannah Goldy by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Hannah Goldy vs. Miranda Granger

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Goldy eats a left before attacking Granger with a high kick. Granger comes forward and she pops Goldy with a right, Granger cracks a swinging Goldy with a counter right. The fighters have a striking exchange until Granger gets Goldy against the cage wall, the fighters exchange elbow strikes before separating. Goldy catches an incoming Granger with a few left hooks, Granger backs up Goldy with a combination before getting her back against the cage wall. The fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Granger

Round Two: The round begins with Granger attacking Goldy with some leg kicks, Granger comes forward to attack Goldy with a three punch combination. Goldy attacks Granger with some leg kicks of her own, Granger rocks a swinging Goldy with a counter left hook. Granger comes forward and engages in striking exchanges with Goldy, Goldy nails Granger with a left followed by a head kick. Granger goes for a head kick and Goldy blocks it, Granger nails Goldy with a kick to the rib cage. Goldy nails Granger with a side kick to the face as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few kicks, Granger goes for a high kick and Goldy blocks it. Granger leaps at a swinging Goldy to land a left, Goldy attacks Granger with a ton of side kicks and most don’t land. Granger nails Goldy with a front kick to the midsection, Goldy responds by nailing Granger with a kick to the midsection. Granger charges at Goldy and a brief striking exchange breaks out, Granger and Goldy also exchange some leg kicks. Goldy cracks Granger with a side kick to the head, Granger backs up Goldy while landing a punching combination and the round ends.

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

Official Result: Miranda Granger def. Hannah Goldy by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Cole Williams vs. Claudio Silva

Round One: The round begins with Silva immediately nailing Williams with a left, Williams then cracks Silva with a pair of rights. Williams stuns a kicking Silva with a counter right, Silva attacks the midsection of Williams with punches and kicks. Silva cracks Williams with a few lefts to the midsection, Silva scores a takedown on Williams and he gets back control. Silva attacks Williams with some ground and pound, Silva locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Claudio Silva def. Cole Williams by submission via rear naked choke (2:35, R1)

#10 Lauren Murphy vs. #12 Mara Romero Borella

Round One: The round begins with Borella attacking Murphy with some leg kicks, Murphy attacks Borella with some combinations. Murphy attacks Borella with an overhand right and Borella blocks it, Borella cracks Murphy with a straight right. Murphy cracks Borella with a right while eating more leg kicks, Borella nails Murphy with a right before eating a counter left. Murphy backs Borella into the cage wall while swinging away at her, Borella grabs Murphy and she gets her against the cage wall for a short time. Murphy attacks Borella with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Borella

Round Two: The round begins with Borella immediately cracking Murphy with a right, Borella and Murphy exchange some combinations. Murphy nails Borella with an overhand right before eating a counter right hook, Murphy nails a swinging Borella with a counter left hook. Borella scores a takedown on Murphy and she gets the half guard, Murphy scrambles to her feet and she gets Borella against the cage wall. The fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch, Murphy keeps Borella against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Borella attacking Murphy with a few combinations, Borella looks for takedowns against a swinging Murphy. Murphy rocks a swinging Borella with a counter right uppercut, Borella looks for a takedown and Murphy destroys her with a knee strike followed by ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #10 Lauren Murphy def. #12 Mara Romero Borella by TKO via strikes (1:46, R3)

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