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

Joaquim Silva vs. Nasrat Haqparast

Round One: The round begins with Silva attempting a flying knee strike against Haqparast, Silva starts attacking Haqparast with some leg kicks. Silva goes for a few high kicks and Haqparast blocks them, Haqparast charges at Silva while swinging away at him. Haqparast goes for his own high kick and Silva blocks it, Silva and Haqparast exchange kicks to the midsection. Haqparast starts popping Silva with some lefts, Haqparast cracks a kicking Silva with a counter left. Haqparast cracks a kicking Silva with a two punch combination, Silva swings at Haqparast as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Silva

Round Two: The round begins with Silva attempting a high kick before eating a left, Haqparast drops Silva with a left and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

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

Jim Miller vs. Clay Guida

Round One: The round begins with Miller attacking Guida with some leg kicks, Guida rocks a swinging Miller with a counter right. Miller responds by landing a counter left on a swinging Guida, Miller locks Guida in a guillotine choke and Guida goes out cold.

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

#2 Colby Covington vs. #11 Robbie Lawler

Round One: The round begins with Covington attacking Lawler with a superman punch, Covington and Lawler attack each other with combinations. Covington starts hunting for takedowns against Lawler, Covington gets Lawler against the cage wall while looking for the takedown. Covington scores a takedown on Lawler and he gets him in the seated position, Lawler gets up and he nails Covington with an elbow strike. Covington keeps dragging Lawler to the ground and Lawler keeps getting up, Covington drags Lawler back to the ground and he gets back control. Covington peppers Lawler with a few short range strikes, Lawler scrambles at the right time and Covington follows suit. Covington scores another takedown on Lawler and he gets back control, Lawler scrambles to his feet and Covington swings at him as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Covington

Round Two: The round begins with Covington attacking Lawler with a variety of kicks, Covington lands a two punch combination before scoring a takedown on Lawler. Lawler gets up and Covington gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Lawler lands some leg kicks. Covington scores another takedown on Lawler and he gets him in a seated position, Lawler gets back up and Covington holds him against the cage wall. Covington swings away at Lawler as they separate, Covington scores another takedown after nailing Lawler with another combination. Lawler gets up again and Covington gets him against the cage wall again, Covington attacks Lawler with a high kick and it gets blocked. Covington continues attacking Lawler with combinations, Covington cracks Lawler with a kick to the midsection. Covington swings away at Lawler as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Covington attacking Lawler with some leg kicks, Covington scores a takedown on Lawler and Lawler gets right back up. Covington drags Lawler back to the ground and Lawler gets back up, the fighters separate and a striking exchange breaks out. Covington then cracks Lawler with a straight left before getting him against the cage wall, the fighters clinch and exchange some strikes. Lawler cracks Covington with a left uppercut before separating, Covington goes for a flying knee strike before getting Lawler against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Lawler stuns a swinging Covington with a counter right, Covington backs Lawler into the cage wall while throwing combinations. Covington nails Lawler with a kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Covington (Overall Score: 30-27 for Covington)

Round Four: The round begins with Covington immediately swinging away at Lawler, Lawler pops a swinging Covington with a few counter strikes. Covington swings away at Lawler before getting him up against the cage wall, Lawler nails Covington with an uppercut as they separate. Covington charges forward and continues swinging away at Lawler, Covington lands non-stop combinations against Lawler. Covington scores a takedown on Lawler and Lawler gets right back up, Covington grabs Lawler and gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Covington nails Lawler with another combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Covington (Overall Score: 40-36 for Covington)

Round Five: The round begins with Covington immediately swinging away at Lawler, Covington backs Lawler into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Covington looks for a takedown and Lawler separates from him, Covington attacks a swinging Lawler with knee strikes to the face. Lawler starts swinging back at Covington while coming forward, Covington swings away at Lawler while eating a counter left uppercut, Lawler charges forward and he swings wildly at Covington. Covington goes for a jumping roundhouse kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Covington (Final Score: 50-45 for Covington)

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

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