UFC Fight Night Uruguay Results: The Women's Flyweight Title Is Defended, Plus Luque vs. Perry!

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Main Card (8pm EST., ESPN+)

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UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship
Valentina Shevchenko def. #3 Liz Carmouche by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) to retain the title

Vicente Luque def. Mike Perry by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Eduardo Garagorri def. Humberto Bandenay by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#7 Volkan Oezdemir def. #9 Ilir Latifi by KO via strikes (4:31, R2)

Rodolfo Vieira def. Oskar Piechota by submission via arm triangle choke (4:26, R2)

Enrique Barzola def. Bobby Moffett by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 28-29)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST. ESPN+)

Cyril Gane def. Raphael Pessoa by submission via arm triangle choke (4:12, R1)

Marina Rodriguez def. #8 Tecia Torres by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

#8 Rogerio Bontorin def. #14 Raulian Paiva by TKO via injury (2:56, R1)

Chris Gutierrez def. Geraldo De Freitas by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

Alex Da Silva def. Kazula Vargas by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Gilbert Burns def. Aleksei Kunchenko by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Veronica Macedo def. Polyana Viana by submission via arm bar (1:09, R1)


Veronica Macedo vs. Polyana Viana

Round One: The round begins with Viana kicking Macedo in the midsection, Macedo nails Viana with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Viana scores a takedown on Macedo and she gets the half guard, Macedo scrambles and she catches Viana in an arm bar to force a tap out.

Official Result: Veronica Macedo def. Polyana Viana by submission via arm bar (1:09, R1)

Kazula Vargas vs. Alex Da Silva

Round One: The round begins with the fighters immediately swinging away at each other, Da Silva scores a takedown on Vargas and he gets the half guard. Vargas quickly gets Da Silva in his full guard while eating a few strikes, Da Silva regains the half guard against Da Silva. Da Silva then advances to back control against a scrambling Vargas, Vargas sweeps Da Silva and he gets top position. Vargas attacks Da Silva with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Da Silva

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Da Silva nails Vargas with front kicks to the midsection. Da Silva scores a takedown on Vargas and he gets the half guard, Da Silva gains back control on a scrambling Vargas. Da Silva attacks Vargas with some ground and pound, Vargas scrambles and he gets Da Silva in his full guard. Da Silva attacks Vargas with more ground and pound, Da Silva moves to side control on Vargas while landing a few strikes. Da Silva then advances to the half guard against Vargas, Da Silva lands a few more shots as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Da Silva attacking Vargas with leg kicks, Da Silva comes forward and takes a few swings at Vargas. Vargas attacks Da Silva with a roundhouse kick that misses badly, Da Silva nails Vargas with a front kick to the midsection. Da Silva scores a takedown on Vargas after a brief striking exchange, Da Silva attacks Vargas with some ground and pound while maintaining the half guard. Da Silva transitions to back control on Vargas, Vargas gets to a knee as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Alex Da Silva def. Kazula Vargas by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Geraldo De Freitas vs. Chris Gutierrez

Round One: The round begins with De Freitas taking a few swings at Gutierrez, Gutierrez nails De Freitas with a kick to the midsection. Gutierrez starts attacking De Freitas with some leg kicks, De Freitas nails Gutierrez with a two punch combo to the midsection. De Freitas charges at Gutierrez while taking a few swings at him, De Freitas then pops Gutierrez with a right to the midsection. De Freitas grabs Gutierrez and he looks for the takedown before separating, Gutierrez nails a kicking De Freitas with a counter right hook. De Freitas briefly drops Gutierrez with a leg kick and he gets him against the cage wall afterwards, De Freitas scores a takedown on Gutierrez and he lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for De Freitas

Round Two: The round begins with Gutierrez attacking De Freitas with some leg kicks, De Freitas comes forward and he takes a few swings at Gutierrez. De Freitas accidentally nails Gutierrez low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with De Freitas taking some wild swings at Gutierrez. Gutierrez trips up De Freitas multiple times with leg kicks, De Freitas scores a takedown on Gutierrez and he gets the half guard. Gutierrez scrambles and he gets top position on De Freitas. Gutierrez postures up and he attacks De Freitas with a few strikes, Gutierrez moves back to the ground against De Freitas as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with De Freitas immediately taking a few swings against Gutierrez, Gutierrez attempts a flying knee strike against De Freitas. Gutierrez attacks De Freitas with some leg kicks, De Freitas backs up Gutierrez while swinging wildly at him. Gutierrez drops De Freitas with a leg kick and De Freitas gets up a short time later, the ref halts the fight so a doctor can check a cut on Gutierrez. The fight resumes with De Freitas hunting for takedowns against Gutierrez, Gutierrez grabs De Freitas and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Gutierrez drops De Freitas with another leg kick, De Freitas gets up and he attacks Gutierrez with a spinning back fist. De Freitas backs Gutierrez into the cage wall while landing a combination, De Freitas cracks a swinging Gutierrez with a counter right. De Freitas swings away at Gutierrez as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Chris Gutierrez def. Geraldo De Freitas by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

#8 Rogerio Bontorin vs. #14 Raulian Paiva

Round One: The round begins with Bontorin cracking a swinging Paiva with a counter left hook, Bontorin starts attacking Paiva with some leg kicks. Paiva cracks a swinging Bontorin with a counter left, Bontorin scores a takedown and Paiva gets right back up. Bontorin scores another takedown on Paiva and he gets the half guard, the referee halts the fight some a doctor can check a cut on Bontorin. The fight resumes with Bontorin back in the half guard against Paiva, Bontorin gets back up and he nails Paiva with a right as he got up. Bontorin rocks Piava with a multiple strike combination, Bontorin scores another takedown on Paiva and he gets the open guard. The referee halts the fight again so the doctor can check a cut on Paiva, the doctor waves the fight off due to a bad cut over the eye of Paiva.

Official Result: #8 Rogerio Bontorin def. #14 Raulian Paiva by TKO via injury (2:56, R1)

#8 Tecia Torres vs. Marina Rodriguez

Round One: The round begins with Rodriguez attacking Torres with a few kicks, Rodriguez charges at Torres while landing a three strike combination. Torres starts attacking Rodriguez with some leg kicks, Torres charges at Rodriguez while swinging away at her. Rodriguez and Torres have a brief striking exchange, Rodriguez backs up Torres while throwing a two punch combination. Torres accidentally pokes Rodriguez in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other. Torres eats a body kick while getting Rodriguez against the cage wall, Rodriguez nails Torres with knee strikes to the midsection. The fighters clinch and exchange strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rodriguez

Round Two: The round begins with Torres attacking Rodriguez with leg kicks, Rodriguez goes after Torres while throwing a combination. Torres nails an incoming Rodriguez with a counter strike combination, Rodriguez grabs Torres and gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Torres throws a side kick, Torres nails a swinging Rodriguez with a counter right. Rodriguez cracks a swinging Torres with a counter strike combination, Rodriguez backs Torres into the cage wall. Rodriguez clinches with Torres while attacking her with knee strikes, Torres grabs Rodriguez and gets her against the cage wall. Rodriguez nails Torres with a right as they separate, Rodriguez cracks Torres with a front kick to the face. Rodriguez then pops Torres with a short superman punch, Torres again gets Rodriguez up against the cage wall. Rodriguez attacks Torres with knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Rodriguez attacking Torres with some leg kicks, Torres responds by throwing some kicks of her own. Rodriguez nails a kicking Torres with a few counter rights, the fighters briefly clinch and exchange some strikes. Rodriguez scores a trip takedown on Torres and Torres gets right back up, Rodriguez and Torres exchange some kicks to the midsection. Torres gets Rodriguez against the cage wall, Rodriguez drags Torres to the ground while briefly applying a choke. Torres gets up and she swings away at Rodriguez, Rodriguez gets Torres against the cage wall while landing knee strikes and elbow strikes. The fighters separate and Rodriguez gets Torres back against the cage wall, Rodriguez assaults Torres with more knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Marina Rodriguez def. #8 Tecia Torres by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Ciryl Gane vs. Raphael Pessoa

Round One: The round begins with Pessoa taking a few swings at Gane, Pessoa nails Gane with a kick to the midsection. Gane trips up a kicking Pessoa and lands a right as he gets up, Gane starts attacking Pessoa with some leg kicks. Pessoa and Gane take turns swinging away at each other, Gane backs up Pessoa while taking some swings at him. The fighters have a brief exchange until Gane gets Pessoa against the cage wall, Pessoa scores a takedown and Gane sweeps him for top control. Gane gets Pessoa in an arm triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Cyril Gane def. Raphael Pessoa by submission via arm triangle choke (4:12, R1)

Gilbert Burns vs. Aleksei Kunchenko

Round One: The round begins with Kunchenko attacking Burns with some leg kicks, Burns briefly drops Kunchenko with a leg kick before landing a knee strike. Burns nails Kunchenko with a kick to the midsection, Burns lands leg kicks of his own against Kunchenko. Burns grabs Kunchenko and gets him against the cage wall, Burns scores a takedown on Kunchenko and he gets the open guard. Burns attacks Kunchenko with ground and pound, Kunchenko scrambles to his feet as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Burns

Round Two: The round begins with Burns attacking Kunchenko with some leg kicks, Kunchenko comes forward and swings away at Burns. Burns then hits Kunchenko with a two punch combination, Kunchenko nails Burns with a few strikes to the midsection. Kunchenko and Burns exchange striking combinations, Burns scores a takedown on Kunchenko and he gets the open guard. Burns attacks Kunchenko with some ground and pound, Burns jumps on the back of Kunchenko and Kunchenko shakes him off as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Burns nailing Kunchenko with multiple kicks to the midsection, Kunchenko responds with his own kick to the midsection. Kunchenko and Burns exchange some leg kicks, Burns looks for a takedown and Kunchenko gets top position when they hit the ground. Burns scrambles to his feet and he clinches with Kunchenko, the fighters separate and Kunchenko takes some swings at Burns. Kunchenko backs Burns into the cage wall while swinging away at him, Kunchenko drops Burns with a leg kick and he kicks away at the legs until the ref stands Burns up. Burns scores a takedown on Kunchenko and he gets back control, Kunchenko gets up and Burns drags him back to the ground. Kunchenko gets up and Burns holds him against the cage wall, Kunchenko defends the takedown from Burns by landing some short range strikes. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Kunchenko attacking Burns with a high kick and the round ends.

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

Official Result: Gilbert Burns def. Aleksei Kunchenko by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Enrique Barzola vs. Bobby Moffett

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some kicks, Moffett goes after Barzola with a variety of kicks. Barzola goes for a superman punch and Moffet avoids it, Barzola backs up Moffett while taking a few swings at him. Moffett nails an incoming Barzola with a two punch combination, Barzola continues backing up Moffett while swinging away at him. Moffett nails Barzola with a kick to the midsection, Barzola comes forward and he attacks Moffett with a left hook. Moffett and Barzola exchange striking combinations, Barzola scores a takedown on Moffett as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Barzola

Round Two: The round begins with Barzola cracking Moffett with a right to the midsection, Barzola backs up Moffett while swinging away at him. Barzola grabs Moffett and gets him up against the cage wall, Moffett grabs Barzola and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Barzola swings away against Moffett, Barzola keeps Moffett against the cage wall while swinging at him. Barzola continuously lands lead left hooks against Moffett, Moffett accidentally nails Barzola low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Barzola cracking Moffett with a left hook, Moffett cracks a kicking Barzola with a counter right. Barzola eats a leg kick before cracking Moffett with a right, Moffett backs up Barzola after landing a combination. Barzola scores a takedown on a swinging Moffett as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Barzola and Moffett exchange some leg kicks. Moffett nails Barzola with a kick to the midsection, Barzola comes forward and he nails Moffett with a combination. Moffett briefly gets Barzola against the cage wall while landing a few strikes, Barzola and Moffett continue getting involved in striking exchanges. Barzola charges forward and he nails Moffett with a three punch combination, Moffett continually goes after Barzola with high kicks. The fighters get involved in a striking exchange near the cage wall, Barzola scores a takedown as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Enrique Barzola def. Bobby Moffett by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 28-29)

Rodolfo Vieira vs. Oskar Piechota

Round One: The round begins with Vieira attacking Piechota with some jabs, Piechota comes forward and he attacks Vieira with a few shots. Veira goes for the takedown and Piechota stays on his feet, Piechota nails Vieira with a few lefts. Vieira scores a takedown on Piechota and he gets the butterfly guard, Vieira attacks Piechota with some ground and pound. Vieira postures up and Piechota scrambles to his feet, Vieira gets Piechota against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Vieira

Round Two: The round begins with Piechota peppering Vieira with some jabs, Piechota and Vieira attack each other with left hooks. Vieira scores a takedown on Piechota and he gets the half guard, Piechota scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Vieira scores another takedown on Piechota before landing some ground and pound, Vieira gains the full mount against Piechota. Vieira locks in an arm triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Rodolfo Vieira def. Oskar Piechota by submission via arm triangle choke (4:26, R2)

#7 Volkan Oezdemir vs. #9 Ilir Latifi

Round One: The round begins with Oezdemir attacking Latifi with some leg kicks, Latifi comes forward and Oezdemir cracks him with a right followed by a knee strike. Latifi scores a takedown on Oezdemir and Oezdemir gets right back up, the fighters separate and Latifi nails Oezdemir with a right. Oezdemir goes after Latifi with a flying knee strike, Latifi grabs Oezdemir and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Oezdemir nails Latifi with another knee strike to the head, Oezdemir charges at Latifi while swinging away at him. Latifi attacks Oezdemir with a few two punch combinations, Oezdemir swings away at Latifi while getting him against the cage wall. The fighters separate as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Oezdemir

Round Two: The round begins with Oezdemir attacking Latifi with a right, Oezdemir cracks Latifi with a knee strike to the midsection. Oezdemir starts attacking Latifi with some leg kicks, Latifi nails a swinging Oezdemir with a right hook. Latifi then cracks an incoming Oezdemir with a straight right, Oezdemir backs Latifi into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Oezdemir drops Latifi with a knee strike to the face, Latifi gets up as Oezdemir swings away at him. Oezdemir grabs Latifi and attacks him with multiple knee strikes, Oezdemir keeps Latifi near the cage wall while swinging away at him. Oezdemir drops Latifi with a left hook and he lands a few follow up strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #7 Volkan Oezdemir def. #9 Ilir Latifi by KO via strikes (4:31, R2)

Eduardo Garagorri vs. Humberto Bandenay

Round One: The round begins with Garagorri attacking Bandenay with a high kick, Garagorri lands some leg kicks against Bandenay. Bandenay scores a takedown on Garagorri and he gets him in the seated position, Garagorri scrambles to his feet and Bandenay holds him against the cage wall. Garagorri scores a takedown on Bandenay and he immediately postures up, the referee intervenes and he makes Bandenay stand up. Garagorri rocks Bandenay with a multiple punch combination, Bandenay scores another takedown on Garagorri and Garagorri gets right up. Garagorri gets Bandenay against the cage wall after eating a few strikes, Garagorri separates from Bandenay after throwing a combination. The fighters clinch as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bandenay

Round Two: The round begins with Garagorri attacking Bandenay with some leg kicks, Garagorri and Bandenay stay at a distance while taking some swings at each other. Bandenay rocks Garagorri with a multiple punch combination, Bandenay charges forward and he nails Garagorri with a right. Garagorri and Bandenay continue having striking exchanges, the fighters clinch until separated by the referee. Bandenay barely connects with an overhand left against Garagorri, Garagorri starts attacking Bandenay with strikes to the midsection. The fighters clinch and battle for position along the cage wall, Garagorri and Bandenay have a striking exchange upon separating. Bandenay scores a takedown on Garagorri as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Garagorri cracking Bandenya with a left, Garagorri and Bandenay exchange a few combinations. Bandenay scores a takedown on Garagorri and he gets him in the seated position, Garagorri scrambles to his feet and he swings away at Bandenay. Bandenay grabs Garagorri and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Garagorri gets Bandenay back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, the fighters engage in several striking exchanges until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Eduardo Garagorri def. Humberto Bandenay by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Vicente Luque vs. Mike Perry

Round One: The round begins with Perry and Luque swinging away at each other, Perry cracks Luque with a right hook. Perry comes forward and he attacks Luque with rights, Luque goes after Perry by attacking him with leg kicks. Luque starts popping a swinging Perry with counter strikes, Perry comes forward and he attacks Luque with kicks. Luque nails Perry with a leaping knee strike to the face, Perry continues coming forward and swinging wildly at Luque. Perry backs Luque into the cage wall with a punching combination, the fighters take a few swings at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Perry

Round Two: The round begins with Luque attacking Perry with some leg kicks, Perry gets Luque against the cage wall after eating a right. Perry swings away at Luque as they separate, Luque and Perry exchange some straight rights. Luque starts backing up Perry while swinging away at him, Perry nails Luque with a right to the midsection. Perry stuns Luque with a right uppercut followed by a combination, Luque then cracks Perry with a pair of rights. Luque nails an incoming Perry with a short left uppercut, Luque nails a swinging Perry with a counter right. The fighters swing at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Luque attacking Perry with some leg kicks, Perry responds by landing leg kicks of his own. Luque cracks Perry with a few kicks to the midsection, Perry backs up Luque after landing a left. Perry grabs Luque and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other. Perry scores a takedown on Luque and Luque catches him in a guillotine choke, Perry escapes Luque’s grasp after landing a plethora of strikes. Perry attacks Luque with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Vicente Luque def. Mike Perry by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship
Valentina Shevchenko (c) vs. #3 Liz Carmouche

Round One: The round begins with Carmouche attacking Shevchenko with some leg kicks, Shevchenko pops an incoming Carmouche with a right. Shevchenko attacks a kicking Carmouche with a counter strike combination, Carmouche continues looking for high kicks against Shevchenko. Shevchenko then pops Carmouche with a straight left, Carmouche cracks Shevchenko with a kick to the midsection. The fighters bounce in and out of each others range as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Carmouche

Round Two: The round begins with Carmouche attacking Shevchenko with some leg kicks, Shevchenko comes forward and she pops Carmouche with some lefts. Shevchenko backs up Carmouche while swinging away at her, Carmouche starts hunting for takedowns against Shevchenko. Shevchenko continues attacking Carmouche with combinations, Shevchenko goes after Carmouche with a spinning back fist followed by a combination. Shevchenko lands a kick as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Shevchenko backs up Carmouche after landing a two punch combo. Shevchenko and Carmouche swing away at each other and little of it lands, Shevchenko drops Carmouche with a punching combination. The referee stands up Carnouche after Shevchenko doesn’t go to the ground with her, Shevchenko scores a takedown on Carmouche and she gets the full guard. Shevchenko keeps top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Shevchenko (Overall Score: 29-28 for Shevchenko)

Round Four: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Shevchenko comes forward and she attacks Carmouche with a combination. Carmouche goes for a takedown and Shevchenko winds up getting one on her, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Shevchenko drops Carmouche with a spinning back fist. Shevchenko gains side control on the ground, Shevchenko moves to the half guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Shevchenko (Overall Score: 39-37 for Shevchenko)

Round Five: The round begins with the fighters exchanging high kicks, Shevchenko and Carmouche exchange some leg kicks. Carmouche looks for a takedown and Shevchenko defends by landing some strikes, Carmouche rolls and Shevchenko gains top control. Shevchenko attacks Carmouche with some ground and pound, Shevchenko gains the half guard against Carmouche. Shevchenko attacks Carmouche with some more ground and pound, Shevchenko keeps top position against Carmouche as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Shevchenko (Final Score: 49-46 for Shevchenko)

Official Result: Valentina Shevchenko def. #3 Liz Carmouche by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) to retain the title

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