UFC Fight Night Philadelphia Results: Justin Gaethje & Edson Barboza Headline, Plus The Return Of Josh Emmett

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Main Card (7 PM EST, ESPN)

#8 Justin Gaethje def. #6 Edson Barboza by KO via punch (2:30, R1)

Jack Hermansson def. #11 David Branch by submission via arm in guillotine choke (0:49, R1)

#10 Josh Emmett def. Michael Johnson by KO via punch (4:14, R3)

#9 Michelle Waterson def. #6 Karolina Kowalkiewicz by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Paul Craig def. Kennedy Nzechukwu by submission via triangle choke (4:20, R3)

Sodiq Yusuff def. Sheymon Moraes by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (5pm EST., ESPN)

Marina Rodriguez def. Jessica Aguilar by unanimous decision (29-26, 29-27, 29-27)

Desmond Green def. Ross Pearson by TKO via strikes (2:52, R1)

Kevin Aguilar def. Enrique Barzola by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Kevin Holland def. Gerald Meerschaert by split decision (29-27, 28-29, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (3:30pm EST., ESPN+)

#15 (FlyW) Casey Kenney def. #3 (FlyW) Ray Borg by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Maryna Moroz def. Sabina Mazo by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#7 (FlyW) Alex Perez def. Mark De La Rosa by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


#7 (FlyW) Alex Perez vs. Mark De La Rosa

Round One: The round begins with Perez attacking De La Rosa with a few leg kicks, Perez comes forward and he nails De La Rosa with a left. De La Rosa catches a swinging Perez with a counter strike combination, De La Rosa starts landing some leg kicks of his own. De La Rosa and Perez have a few striking exchanges, Perez grabs De La Rosa and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch, Perez scores a takedown on De La Rosa and he gets the half guard. Perez attacks De La Rosa with some ground and pound, De La Rosa starts throwing some strikes while on his back. Perez keeps top position while landing strikes and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Perez

Round Two: The round begins with Perez attacking De La Rosa with leg kicks, De La Rosa tries hitting a swinging Perez with counter strikes. Perez scores a takedown on De La Rosa and he gets back control, De La Rosa falls to his back and he gets Perez in his full guard. Perez attacks De La Rosa with ground and pound, De La Rosa throws some strikes while on his back. Perez lands more ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Perez attacking De La Rosa with some leg kicks, De La Rosa hits Perez with a few combos of his own. De La Rosa attacks Perez with some leg kicks of his own, De La Rosa continues coming forward while swinging away at Perez. De La Rosa drops for a leg lock and Perez escapes to get top position, Perez attacks De La Rosa with ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Official Result: #7 (FlyW) Alex Perez def. Mark De La Rosa by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Maryna Moroz vs. Sabina Mazo

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Moroz grabs Mazo and looks for a takedown. The fighters separate and Moroz gets Mazo against the cage wall, Moroz scores a takedown on Mazo and she gets the full guard. Moroz attacks Mazo with some ground and pound, Mazo creates space and Moroz gets to her feet and Mazo stands a few moments later. Moroz and Mazo take some swings at each other, Moroz grabs Mazo and she gets her back against the cage wall until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Moroz

Round Two: The round begins with Moroz swinging away at a backing Mazo, Mazo starts attacking Moroz with some leg kicks. Mazo nails Moroz with a kick to the midsection, Moroz charges forward while swinging away at Mazo. Moroz grabs Mazo and she gets her against the cage wall, Moroz lands a few strikes against Mazo while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Moroz continues coming forward and swinging away at Mazo, Mazo hits Moroz with a few kicks to the midsection. Moroz and Mazo exchange some high kick attempts, Moroz nails Mazo with combinations before getting her back against the cage wall and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Mazo attacking Moroz with a variety of kicks, Moroz grabs Mazo and gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Mazo nails a swinging Moroz with a kick to the midsection, Mazo also starts attacking Moroz with some leg kicks. Moroz comes forward and backs up Mazo with combinations, Mazo also looks for knee strikes against Moroz. Mazo tries keeping Moroz at a distance while swinging away at her, Moroz grabs Mazo and gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and they exchange some leg kicks, Moroz then cracks Mazo with a right uppercut to the chin. Mazo goes back to attacking Moroz with some body kicks, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Maryna Moroz def. Sabina Mazo by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#3 (FlyW) Ray Borg vs. #15 (FlyW) Casey Kenney

Round One: The round begins with Kenney taking a few swings at Borg, Kenney nails Borg with a kick to the midsection. Borg grabs a swinging Kenney and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch. Kenney scores a takedown on Borg and he gets side control, Kenney transitions to the half guard against Borg. Kenney attacks Borg with some ground and pound, Kenney transitions to back control against Borg. Borg scrambles his way free and he gets Kenney against the cage wall, Borg scores a takedown on Kenney and Kenney gets right back up. Kenney drags Borg back to the ground and Borg gets back up, Kenney scores another takedown and Borg scrambles to get top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kenney

Round Two: The round begins with Borg taking a few swings at Kenney before getting him against the cage wall, Borg scores a takedown on Kenney and Kenney gets right back up. Borg scores another takedown on Kenney and he gets back control, Kenney shakes Borg off of him and he gets top position on the ground. Borg gets up and Kenney gets him against the cage wall, Borg gets free and a brief striking exchange breaks out. Borg lands a knee strike as he gets Kenney against the cage wall, Borg scores another takedown on Kenney and he gets back control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Kenney coming forward and kicking away at Borg, Borg grabs Kenney and gets him against the cage wall. Borg scores a takedown on Kenney and he gets the half guard, Kenney scrambles to his feet and they clinch along the cage wall. Kenney gets Borg against the cage wall while landing a few strikes, Borg scores another takedown on Kenney and he gets back control. Kenney scrambles to his feet and he scores a takedown on Borg, Kenney transitions to back control against Borg. Borg scrambles to his feet and he gets Kenney against the cage wall, Borg scores another takedown on Kenney and Kenney gets right back up. The fighters separate and both of them attempt high kicks, Kenney and Borg have a wild striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #15 (FlyW) Casey Kenney def. #3 (FlyW) Ray Borg by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

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