UFC Fight Night Sacramento Results: Germaine De Randamie & Aspen Ladd Headline, Plus Urijah Faber Returns!

Welcome to Fightful.com's live coverage & discussion for UFC Fight Night Sacramento. We'll be bringing you full, fight by fight coverage of every bout on the card. You can also send in your feedback on our Disqus boards below!

Main Card (8pm EST., ESPN+)

#1 Germaine De Randamie def. #4 Aspen Ladd by KO via punch (0:16, R1)

Urijah Faber def. #15 Ricky Simon by KO via strikes (0:46, R1)

#9 Josh Emmett def. #12 Mirsad Bektic by TKO via strikes (4:25, R1)

Karl Roberson def. Wellington Turman by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Marvin Vettori def. Cezar Ferreira by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (5pm EST., ESPN+)

John Allan def. Mike Rodriguez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Andre Fili def. Sheymon Moraes by KO via strikes (3:07, R1)

Juliana Pena def. Nicco Montano by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)

Ryan Hall def. #15 Darren Elkins by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Jonathan Martinez def. Liu Pingyuan by KO via knee strike (3:54, R3)

Brianna Van Buren def. #10 Livianha Souza by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Benito Lopez def. Vince Morales by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Benito Lopez vs. Vince Morales

Round One: The round begins with Lopez attacking Morales with a high kick, Lopez also starts attacking Morales with some leg kicks. Lopez also nails Morales with a few kicks to the midsection, Morales tries attacking Lopez with punching combinations. Lopez continues assaulting the legs of Morales with kicks, Lopez hits Morales with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Morales drops Lopez with a right and he gets top position on the ground, Morales pounces on a downed Lopez with more strikes. Morales gets up and he allows Lopez to stand as well, Morales attacks Lopez with some leg kicks of his own. Lopez goes for a flying knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lopez

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Lopez goes back to attacking Morales with leg kicks. Morales backs up Lopez while taking some swings at him, Morales barely cracks Lopez with an overhand right. Morales charges at Lopez while swinging away at him, Morales lands leg kicks of his own against Lopez. Morales stuns a moving Lopez with a right hook, the fighters take a few swings at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Morales attacking Lopez with some leg kicks, Morales backs up Lopez after landing a combination. Lopez tries keeping the distance by kicking away at Morales, Lopez starts attacking Morales with some leg kicks. Morales stuns Lopez by landing a multiple punch combination, Morales then nails Lopez with a six punch combination. Morales then cracks a kicking Lopez with a right hook, Morales nails a kicking Lopez with a counter strike combination. Lopez then cracks an incoming Morales with a push kick to the midsection, Morales attacks the midsection of Lopez with a combination. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Benito Lopez def. Vince Morales by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#10 Livinha Souza vs. Brianna Van Buren

Round One: The round begins with Van Buren attacking Souza with combinations, Van Buren backs Souza into the cage wall after landing a knee strike to the midsection. Van Buren grabs Souza and keeps her against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch. Souza nails Van Buren with a left as they separated, Van Buren attacks Souza with some high kicks. Van Buren nails Souza with a right followed by an elbow strike, Van Buren grabs Souza and gets her back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Van Buren attacks Souza with a three strike combination, Van Buren trips up a kicking Souza and she lets her back up. Souza then nails Van Buren with a kick to the midsection, Souza scores a takedown on Van Buren and she gets the full guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Van Buren

Round Two: The round begins with Souza attacking Van Buren with some leg kicks, Van Buren responds by landing leg kicks of her own. Van Buren catches a kicking Souza’s leg and she attacks her with a few strikes, Van Buren backs up Souza while swinging away at her. Van Buren nails an incoming Souza with a left to the midsection, Van Buren cracks Souza with a huge combination on the cage wall. Souza recovers and cracks Van Buren with a few short rights, Van Buren backs Souza into the cage wall again while landing another combination. Souza takes a few swings at Van Buren to keep her at a distance, Van Buren attacks Souza with a high kick. Souza goes for a flying knee strike as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Souza going for a jumping front kick against Van Buren, Souza cracks Van Buren with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Van Buren starts attacking Souza with some leg kicks, Van Buren goes for some high kicks against Souza. Souza scores a takedown on Van Buren and Van Buren gets back up after a scramble, Van Buren grabs Souza and gets her against the cage wall. Van Buren scores a takedown on Souza and she gets the full guard, Van Buren gains the half guard while nailing Souza with a few strikes. Souza scrambles to her feet and Van Buren gets her back against the cage wall, Van Buren gets free and she nails Souza with a combination. Souza barely misses a roundhouse kick to the head of Van Buren, the fighters have a striking exchange in the center of the Octagon. Van Buren scores another takedown on Souza and she gets the half guard, Souza rolls for an arm bar as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Brianna Van Buren def. #10 Livianha Souza by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Liu Pingyuan vs. Jonathan Martinez

Round One: The round begins with Martinez attacking Pingyuan with some leg kicks, Pingyuan steps forward and takes a few swings at Martinez. Pingyuan and Martinez exchange some high kicks, Martinez nails a swinging Pingyuan with a counter left hook. Pingyuan starts attacking Martinez with some leg kicks of his own, the fighters stay at range and jab away at each other. Martinez attacks Pingyuan with a knee strike before eating a body kick, Pingyuan rocks Martinez with a multiple punch combination followed by knee strikes. Martinez attacks Pingyuan with a flying knee strike, Martinez lands a follow up flying knee strike on Pingyuan. The fighters have a striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pingyuan

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Martinez hits Pingyuan with a kick to the midsection. Pingyuan charges at Martinez while taking a few swings at him, Martinez attacks Pingyuan with some high kicks. Martinez backs Pingyuan up while attempting a flying knee strike and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Pingyuan charges at Martinez while landing a three strike combination. Pingyuan starts attacking Martinez with some leg kicks, Pingyuan looks for a high kick against Martinez and Martinez looks for one in return. Pingyuan then hits Martinez with a short right to the midsection, Pingyuan backs up Martinez after throwing a straight right. Martinez destroys Pingyuan with a knee strike to the head and Pingyuan goes out cold.

Official Result: Jonathan Martinez def. Liu Pingyuan by KO via knee strike (3:54, R3)

From The Web