UFC Fight Night 101 Results: Robert Whittaker/Derek Brunson Put On A Classic In A Show Full Of Decisions

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Main Card (10pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

#7 Robert Whittaker def. #8 Derek Brunson by TKO via strikes (4:07, R1)

Andrew Holbrook def. Jake Matthews by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Omari Akhmedov def. Kyle Noke by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Alexander Volkanovski def. Yusuke Kasuya by TKO via strikes (2:06, R2)

Tyson Pedro def. Khalil Rountree by submission via rear naked choke (4:07, R1)

Danielle Taylor def. Seo Hee Ham by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 27-30)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

Daniel Kelly def. Chris Camozzi by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27)

Damien Brown def. Jon Tuck by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Jonathan Meunier def. Richard Walsh by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

#15 Ben Nguyen def. Geane Herrera by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Jason Knight def. Dan Hooker by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)

Marlon Vera def. Ning Guangyou by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Jenel Lausa def. Yao Zhikui by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Round By Round Recap

Yao Zhikui vs. Jenel Lausa

Round One: The round begins with Zhikui peppering Lausa with some jabs, Lausa responds by cracking Zhikui with a left hook. Lausa follows that up by nailing Zhikui with a short right, Lausa nails a kicking Zhikui with a counter right that briefly puts him on the ground. Lausa scores a takedown on a kicking Zhikui and he allows the fight to be stood up, Zhikui goes back to attacking Lausa with jabs. Zhikui also nails Lausa with a plethora of leg kicks as well, Lausa backs up Zhikui after landing a two punch combination. Lausa starts attacking Zhikui with a bunch of left hooks, Zhikui eats a counter strikes after nailing Lausa with a left hook. Lausa destroys Zhikui with a combination that drops him and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lausa

Round Two: The round begins with Zhikui nailing Lausa with a multiple punch combination, Lausa starts peppering Zhikui with some jabs. Zhikui starts hunting for the takedowns against Lausa, Lausa drops Zhikui with a head kick and he pounces on him with a ton of strikes. Lausa catches Zhikui in the guillotine choke and Zhikui escapes to get top position, Zhikui transitions to back control on Lausa. Lausa escapes to get the fight standing again, Lausa follows Zhikui around the cage while landing strikes. Zhikui goes for the takedown and Lausa stuffs him before nailing him with hammer fists, Zhikui scores a takedown on Lausa and he gets side control. Lausa eventually forces Zhikui into the full guard while eating a ton of strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Zhikui attacking Lausa with a two punch combination, Lausa starts attacking Zhikui with some counter strikes. Lausa then cracks a moving Zhikui with a straight right, Zhikui also starts attacking Lausa with some more leg kicks. Lausa briefly drops a swinging Zhikui with a counter right, Zhikui nails Lausa with some leg kicks as he is eating jabs. Lausa continues catching Zhikui with the straight right, Lausa rocks a swinging Zhikui with a counter right. Zhikui starts hunting for the takedown again on Lausa, Zhikui charges at Lausa while throwing some strikes. Lausa pops Zhikui with a right as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jenel Lausa def. Yao Zhikui by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Marlon Vera vs. Ning Guangyou

Round One: The round begins with Guangyou attacking Vera with some leg kicks, Guangyou backs up Vera after attempting an overhand left. Vera recovers and he attempts a front kick against Guangyou, Guangyou then cracks Vera with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Vera responds by attacking Guangyou with a head kick, Guangyou backs up Vera after nailing him with a left hook. Vera then cracks Guangyou with a kick to the midsection, Vera holds Guangyou against the fence after catching a kick. Vera jumps to get back control on a standing Guangyou to get the fight to the ground, Vera looks for the submission as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Vera

Round Two: The round begins with Vera attacking Guangyou with some leg kicks, Guangyou charges at Vera while throwing some strikes. Guangyou attacks Vera with leg kicks after avoiding a high kick, Vera barely misses a second head kick attempt on Guangyou. Guangyou starts attacking Vera with a combination of unanswered leg kicks, Vera finally slows down a kicking Guangyou with a counter left hook. Vera follows that up by nailing Guangyou with a right hook, Vera gets standing back control on Guangyou. Vera pulls guard and Guangyou gets the half guard, Vera rolls for the heel hook and Guangyou escapes to gain the side control position. Guangyou starts attacking Vera with some ground and pound, Guangyou advances to the full mount while landing a bunch of strikes. Vera quickly traps Guangyou back in the full guard while eating more strikes, Vera scrambles to his feet as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Vera attacking Guangyou with a high kick, Guangyou backs Vera into the cage wall while landing a striking combination. Guangyou starts attacking Vera with some more leg kicks, Vera responds by attacking Guangyou with a jumping front kick. Vera drops Guangyou with a multiple punch combination, Vera pounces on a downed Guangyou with a ton of strikes until he gains back control. Vera postures up and Guangyou scrambles to his feet to put Vera against the cage wall, Guangyou backs away before attempting a spinning elbow strike. Vera responds by nailing Guangyou with a head kick, Vera then hits Guangyou with a step in left to the face. Guangyou responds by attacking Vera with a roundhouse kick that gets blocked, Vera recovers and kicks Guangyou in the midsection. Guangyou starts attacking Vera with a series of two punch combinations, Vera rocks Guangyou with a knee strike to the midsection followed by a left as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Marlon Vera def. Ning Guangyou by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Dan Hooker vs. Jason Knight

Round One: The round begins with Knight attacking Hooker with a left hook, Knight then cracks Hooker with a kick to the midsection. Knight drops Hooker with a right and Hooker pops right back up, Knight follows that up by nailing Hooker with a two punch combo. Hooker starts peppering Knight with a few jabs as well, Hooker then catches Knight with a few straight lefts. Knight charges at Hooker while throwing a combination, Hooker continues nailing Knight with a bunch of lefts. Knight scores a takedown on Hooker and he gets the half guard, Hooker scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing. Knight scores another takedown on Hooker and he gets back control, Hooker spins and he winds up getting top position on Knight as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hooker

Round Two: The round begins with Knight quickly attacking Hooker with a combination, Hooker quickly goes back to popping Knight with lefts as well. Hooker backs up Knight after hitting him with a front kick, Knight then hits a swinging Hooker with a counter strike combination. Hooker also starts hitting Knight with some leg kicks as well, Knight scores a takedown on Hooker and he gets back control. Knight starts searching for the rear naked choke submission on Hooker until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Hooker instantly attacking Knight with a head kick, Knight starts attacking Hooker with some combinations. Knight starts hunting for the takedowns on Hooker, Knight also goes back to attacking Hooker with combinations. Knight briefly holds Hooker against the cage wall while looking for the takedown, Hooker and Knight start exchanging some jabs. Knight goes back to popping Hooker with more combinations, Knight also starts catching Hooker with some rights. Hooker blocks several takedown attempts from Knight, Knight and Hooker get into a striking exchange. Knight mixes in some leg kicks in his attack against Hooker, Hooker charges at Knight while landing a combination. Knight scores a takedown on Hooker as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 29-28 for Knight (Final Score: 29-28 for Knight)

Official Result: Jason Knight def. Dan Hooker by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)

#15 Ben Nguyen vs. Geane Herrera

Round One: The round begins with Herrera quickly nailing Nguyen with a flying side kick, Nguyen gets up and he nails Herrera with a few knee strikes. Nguyen also starts attacking Herrera with some leg kicks, Nguyen backs up Herrera after landing a two punch combination. Nguyen then catches Herrera with a head kick that gets blocked, the fighters then exchange some kicks to the midsection. Nguyen starts cracking Herrera with some leg kicks as well, Nguyen drops Herrera with a combination and Herrera pops right back up. Nguyen accidentally nails Herrera low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Herrera attacking Nguyen with a high kick. Herrera then cracks Nguyen with a right hook to the midsection, Nguyen recovers and he pops Herrera with a right. Nguyen eats a right after catching Herrera with a three strike combination, Nguyen then pops Herrera with a two punch combo. Nguyen charges forward on Herrera while landing a plethora of strikes, Herrera holds Nguyen against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nguyen

Round Two: The round begins with Nguyen attacking Herrera with a side kick to the head, Nguyen nails a swinging Herrera with a counter strike combination. Herrera recovers and pops an incoming Nguyen with a left hook, Nguyen nails Herrera with some two punch combinations and a knee strike. Herrera recovers and stumbles Nguyen with a two punch combo of his own, Herrera follows that up by hitting Nguyen with a kick to the midsection. Nguyen responds by cracking Herrera with a right hook to the face, Herrera then hits Nguyen with a flying knee strike. Nguyen starts catching Herrera with a few more rights to the face, Nguyen also attacks Herrera with a high kick that gets blocked. Herrera then hits a swinging Nguyen with a knee strike to the midsection, Herrea scores a takedown on Nguyen as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Herrera quickly looking for the takedown on Nguyen, Nguyen charges at Herrera while throwing a combination. Nguyen follows Herrera around the cage while throwing more strikes, Nguyen then cracks Herrera with a straight left. Nguyen blocks all the takedown attempts done by Herrera, Nguyen cracks a swinging Herrera with a counter right hook. Nguyen starts catching Herrera with a few two punch combinations again, Nguyen starts attacking Herrera with some leg kicks as well. Herrera backs up Nguyen after landing a straight right to the face, Nguyen charges at Herrera while landing a three punch combination. Nguyen lands a few more strikes on Herrera as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Ben Nguyen def. Geane Herrera by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)

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