UFC Fight Night Atlantic City Results: Kevin Lee & Edson Barboza Headlines, Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson II & More!

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

Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez Rescheduled For November

#6 Kevin Lee def. #5 Edson Barboza by TKO via doctor stoppage (2:18, R5)

#3 Frankie Edgar def. #4 Cub Swanson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Justin Willis def. Chase Sherman by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#8 David Branch def. #11 Thiago Santos by KO via strikes (2:30, R1)

#8 Aljamain Sterling def. #14 Brett Johns by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Dan Hooker def. Jim Miller by KO via knee strike (3:00, R1)

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

Ryan LaFlare def. Alex Garcia by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Ricky Simon def. Merab Dvalishvili by TKO via referee decision (5:00, R3)

Siyar Bahadurzada def. Luan Chagas by KO via punch (2:40, R2)

#10 Corey Anderson def. #11 Patrick Cummins by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (7:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Tony Martin def. Keita Nakamura by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Tony Martin vs. Keita Nakamura

Round One: The round begins with Martin attempting a high kick against Nakamura, Nakamura does the same thing to Martin. Martin catches a swinging Nakamura with a two punch combo, Nakamura then nails a kicking Martin with a counter left. Martin barely connects with a head kick before rocking Nakamura with a right, Nakamura tries attacking Martin with some lefts. Martin again cracks a backing Nakamura with a right, Martin rocks Nakamura again by landing a two punch combination. Nakamura scores a takedown on Martin, Martin looks for a guillotine choke against Nakamura as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Martin

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Martin starts nailing Nakamura with some leg kicks. Nakamura tries attacking a jabbing Martin with some lefts, Martin backs up Nakamura with a two punch combination. Martin then hits a swinging Nakamura with a counter right, Martin follows that up with a straight right against Nakamura. Martin backs up a swinging Nakamura with some punching combinations of his own, Martin then attempts a few head kicks against Nakamura. Nakamura scores a takedown and Martin goes for a guillotine choke as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters just swinging away at each other, Nakamura scores a takedown on Martin and Martin looks for a kimura. Nakamura gets free and he controls the head of Martin, the fighters get back to their feet and Nakamura comes forward to take a few swings at Martin. Martin then cracks Nakamura with a straight right, Nakamura takes some more swings at Martin whiel avoiding the high kick. Nakamura scores another takedown on Martin and Martin uses a kimura sweep to get top position, Martin looks for the kimura as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Tony Martin def. Keita Nakamura by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#10 Corey Anderson vs. #11 Patrick Cummins

Round One: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Cummins grabs Anderson and he gets him against the cage wall. Anderson lands a right on Cummins as the fighters separate, Anderson rocks Cummins with a second right before assaulting him with a huge striking combination. Cummins looks for a takedown as Anderson nails him with a knee strike, Anderson then hits Cummins with an elbow strike to the head followed by a few uppercuts. Cummins comes forward and he swings away at Anderson, Anderson scores a takedown on Cummins and he gets back control. Cummins gets back to his feet and Anderson holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Anderson scores another takedown on Cummins. Anderson gets back control against Cummins while landing a few strikes, Cummins scrambles to his feet and Anderson drags him back to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Anderson

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Anderson lands a right on Cummins after a flying knee strike attempt. The fighters clinch and exchange a few blows, the fighters separate and Anderson pops Cummins with a right. Anderson scores a takedown on Cummins and he gets back control, Cummins gets back up with Anderson holding onto him. Anderson scores another takedown on Cummins and Cummins gets back up, Anderson jumps on the back of a standing Cummins and Cummins eventually shakes him off. Anderson nails Cummins with a right followed by an uppercut before scoring another takedown, Cummins gets up and Anderson drags him back to the ground as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Cummins attacking Anderson with a left hook, Anderson scores a takedown on Cummins and he gets back control. Cummins scrambles to his feet and Anderson drags him back to the ground, Cummins gets back up and Anderson drags him back down again. Cummins scrambles back to his feet again and Anderson scores another takedown a few moments later, Cummins gets back up again and Anderson holds him against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #10 Corey Anderson def. #11 Patrick Cummins by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Luan Chagas

Round One: The round begins with Bahadurzada attacking Chagas with some leg kicks, Bahadurzada then pops Chagas with a right. Bahadurzada follows that up with a two punch combination against Chagas, Bahadurzada scores a takedown on Chagas and he gets the full guard. Bahadurzada starts attacking Chagas with some ground and pound, Chagas scrambles and he gets back control on Bahadurzada. Chagas starts attacking Bahadurzada with ground and pound, Bahadurzada scrambles to his feet and Chagas drags him back to the ground. Chagas hunts for the rear naked choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bahadurzada

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few kicks, Chagas attacks a swinging Bahadurzada with a two punch combo. Bahadurzada starts taking some power swings against Chagas, Bahadurzada catches Chagas with a knee strike to the midsection. The fighters continue swinging away at each other, Bahadurzada nails Chagas with a knee strike to the midsection before landing a punching combination. Bahadurzada nails Chagas with a front kick to the midsection followed by an uppercut that knocks Chagas out.

Official Result: Siyar Bahadurzada def. Luan Chagas by KO via punch (2:40, R2)

Merab Dvalishvili vs. Ricky Simon

Round One: The round begins with Dvalishvili attacking Simon with a high kick, Dvalishvili cracks a swinging Simon with a counter right. Simon grabs a swinging Dvalishvili and he briefly gets him against the cage wall, Dvalishvili scores a takedown on Simon and Simon gets back up. Dvalishvili scores another takedown and Simon gets back up again, Dvalishvili scores another takedown and Simon pops back up to eat a head kick. Dvalishvili then hits Simon with a three punch combination, Simon recovers and he catches Dvalishvili with a right. Dvalishvili drops Simon with a right and Simon scrambles to his feet, Dvalishvili starts swinging wildly against Simon. Dvalishvili scores another takedown and Simon gets up again, Dvalishvili scores another takedown and Simon gets back to his feet. The fighters separate and Simon lands a right after a failed flying knee strike attempt and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dvalishvili

Round Two: The round begins with Simon attacking Dvalishvili with some leg kicks, Simon charges at Dvalishvili while swinging away at him. Simon also attempts a spinning back fist against Dvalishvili, Dvalishvili looks for back control on a standing Simon and Simons shakes him off. Dvalishvili starts attacking Simon with a few punching combinations, Simon scores a takedown on Dvalishvili and he lands an elbow strike a short time later. Dvalishvili scrambles to his feet and he cracks Simon with a right, Simon then hits Dvalishvili with a step in knee strike. Dvalishvili scores a takedown and Simon gets right back up, Dvalishvili gets Simon against the cage wall before landing a knee strike. Dvalishvili then cracks Simon with a straight right, Dvalishvili scores another takedown on Simon as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Dvalishvili kicking Simon in the midsection, Dvalishvili accidentally nails Simon low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Dvalishvili swinging away at Simon, Dvalishvili scores a takedown and Simon gets right back up. Simon then nails Dvalishvili with a left hook to the midsection, Dvalishvili cracks a swinging Simon with a counter right. Simon scores a takedown on Dvalishvili and he gets the half guard, Dvalishvili scrambles to get the fight standing again. Dvalishvili backs Simon into the cage wall while swinging wildly at him, Dvalishvili goes for a takedown and Simon catches him in a guillotine choke and the referee says Dvalishvili was out as the round ends.

Official Result: Ricky Simon def. Merab Dvalishvili by TKO via referee decision (5:00, R3)

Ryan LaFlare vs. Alex Garcia

Round One: The round begins with LaFlare nailing Garcia with a few kicks to the midsection, Garcia takes a few wild swings against LaFlare. Garcia looks for a takedown and LaFlare gets head control, LaFlare grabs Garcia and he gets him against the cage wall. LaFlare attacks Garcia with some knee strikes to the midsection, the fighters separate and Garcia swings away at LaFlare. LaFlare grabs Garcia again and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and LaFlare trips up Garcia with a leg kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for LaFlare

Round Two: The round begins with Garcia swinging away at LaFlare, LaFlare nails Garcia with a kick to the midsection. LaFlare scores a takedown on Garcia and Garcia scrambles to get the fight standing again, Garcia scores a takedown on LaFlare and he gets him in the seated position. Garcia starts attacking LaFlare with a few strikes before LaFlare scrambles to his feet, Garcia drags LaFlare back to the ground and LaFlare scrambles to get top position. LaFlare gains the half guard against Garcia, LaFlare attacks Garcia with a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Garcia attacking LaFlare with a short right hook, Garcia scoring a takedown on a kicking LaFlare and he gets the open guard. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with LaFlare catches Garcia with a front kick to the midsection. LaFlare continues attacking Garcia with a variety of kicks, Garcia scores another takedown on LaFlare and he gets him in the seated position. LaFlare gets a back crucifix position on Garcia while landing a few strikes, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Ryan LaFlare def. Alex Garcia by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jim Miller vs. Dan Hooker

Round One: The round begins with Hooker attacking Miller with a high kick, Hooker also starts nailing Miller with leg kicks. Miller nails a kicking Hooker with a counter left, Miller tries attacking Hooker with a series of lefts. Miller eats a knee strike while nailing Hooker with a left, Miller scores a takedown on Hooker and he gets the full guard. Hooker scrambles to his feet and he gets Miller against the cage wall, Hooker catches Miller with a knee strike followed by a front kick. Hooker destroys Miller with a knee strike to the head followed by a right and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Dan Hooker def. Jim Miller by KO via knee strike (3:00, R1)

#8 Aljamain Sterling vs. #14 Brett Johns

Round One: The round begins with Sterling attacking Johns with a high kick, Sterling continues attacking Johns with a variety of kicks. Johns catches a swinging Sterling with a counter punch combination, Sterling catches an incoming Johns with a straight left. Sterling starts attacking Johns with some leg kicks, Sterling scores a takedown on Johns and he gets the open guard. Johns wall walks to his feet with Sterling holding onto him, the fighters separate and Johns swings away at Sterling. Sterling goes back to kicking away at Johns, Johns scores a takedown on Sterling and he gets side control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sterling

Round Two: The round begins with Sterling going right back to kicking away at Johns, Sterling catches Johns with a left to the midsection. Johns nails Sterling with a strike before getting him up against the cage wall, Sterling attacks Johns with knee strikes to avoid a takedown. The fighters separate and Sterling attacks Johns with a plethora of punches, Johns recovers and nails Sterling with a left hook to the midsection. Johns eats some jabs before catching Sterling with a right, Sterling scores a takedown on Johns and he lands some strikes as Johns gets back to his feet. Sterling holds Johns against the cage wall while eating some elbow strikes, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Sterling attacking Johns with a high kick, Johns eats more strikes as he swings away at Sterling. Sterling starts attacking Johns with a bunch of leg kicks, Sterling scores a takedown on Johns and he gets back control. Johns gets back up with Sterling holding onto him, Sterling attacks Johns with a few strikes while holding onto him. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Johns swinging away at Sterling. Sterling grabs Johns and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Sterling kicks away at Johns. Sterling scores a takedown on Johns and he gets back control, Sterling nails Johns with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #8 Aljamain Sterling def. #14 Brett Johns by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#8 David Branch vs. #11 Thiago Santos

Round One: The round begins with Santos attacking Branch with a few kicks, Santos also catches Branch with some leg kicks. Branch does his best to nail Santos with a few rights, Santos attacks Branch with a multiple punch combination. Branch drops a kicking Santos with a counter right and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #8 David Branch def. #11 Thiago Santos by KO via strikes (2:30, R1)

Justin Willis vs. Chase Sherman

Round One: The round begins with the fighters just swinging away at each other, Willis eats a front kick before nailing Sherman with a two punch combination. Willis then catches Sherman with a left to the chin, Willis rocks Sherman with another left before blocking a high kick. Sherman nails Willis with a leg kick followed by a right, Willis accidentally kicks Sherman low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Willis dropping Sherman with a left and he pounces on him with strikes, Willis settles in the half guard against Sherman. Sherman scrambles to his feet and he nails Willis with a punching combination, Willis then hits Sherman with a right hook. Willis follows that up with a knee strike to the head of Sherman, Willis then hits Sherman with uppercuts while being put against the cage wall. Sherman holds Willis against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Willis

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters just swinging wildly at each other, Sherman attacks Willis with a high kick that gets blocked. Willis then hits Sherman with a two punch combination, Willis follows that up with a left against Sherman. Sherman accidentally pokes Willis in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Willis attacking Sherman with a punching combination. Willis catches a swinging Sherman with a counter right hook, Sherman nails Willis with a front kick to the midsection. Willis scores a takedown on a kicking Sherman and he gets the full guard, Willis attacks Sherman with a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging wildly at each other, Willis gets Sherman against the cage wall after blocking a high kick. The fighters separate and Sherman nails Willis with a multiple strike combination, Sherman gets Willis near the cage wall while landing a few more strikes. Willis creates space and Sherman gets him back against the cage wall, the fighters separate as Sherman lands a punching combination. Sherman attacks Willis with another high kick as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Justin Willis def. Chase Sherman by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#3 Frankie Edgar vs. #4 Cub Swanson

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Edgar starts attacking Swanson with some leg kicks. Swanson catches Edgar with a right to the midsection, Edgar then hits Swanson with a kick to the midsection. Edgar charges forward and swings away at Swanson, Edgar rocks Swanson with a punching combination before holding him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Edgar attacks Swanson with some kicks, Swanson catches Edgar with a spinning head kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Edgar

Round Two: The round begins with Edgar landing a right after Swanson landed a left, Swanson keeps Edgar at bay by landing a few jabs. Edgar starts hunting for the takedown against Swanson, Edgar starts attacking Swanson with some leg kicks. Edgar follows Swanson around the cage while throwing combinations, Edgar catches Swanson with a short left. Swanson catches a swinging Edgar with a two punch combination as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Edgar nailing Swanson with a right while looking for the takedown, Swanson catches Edgar with a few lefts. Edgar comes forward to pop Swanson with an uppercut, Swanson recovers by catching Edgar with a right. Swanson blocks a high kick before catching Edgar with another right, Edgar recovers and he catches Swanson with a right hook. Swanson responds by nailing Edgar with a punch to the midsection, Edgar grabs Swanson and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Swanson lands a two punch combination, the fighters get into a brief striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #3 Frankie Edgar def. #4 Cub Swanson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#5 Edson Barboza vs. #6 Kevin Lee

Round One: The round begins with Barboza nailing Lee with a kick to the midsection, Barboza also attacks Lee with some leg kicks. Lee starts taking some swings at a moving Barboza, Lee scores a takedown on Barboza and he gets the open guard. Lee transitions to the half guard while catching Barboza with a few strikes, Barboza eventually traps Lee in his full guard. Lee gains the full mount and he attacks Barboza with a plethora of strikes, Lee mixes in some elbow strikes in his attack against Barboza. Barboza gets Lee back in his full guard while eating more strikes, Lee regains full mount while landing a ton of strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lee

Round Two: The round begins with Lee coming forward and swinging away at Barboza, Barboza avoids a takedown by attacking Lee with knee strikes. Lee catches Barboza with a kick to the midsection, Lee scores a takedown on Barboza and he gets the full guard. Lee goes right into attacking Barboza with ground and pound, Lee gains the half guard while attacking Barboza with ground and pound. Lee gains full mount and then half guard on Barboza while landing more strikes, Lee turns up the heat with his strikes on Barboza as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Barboza

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few kicks, Lee starts looking for takedowns against Barboza. Barboza rocks Lee badly with a spinning heel kick to the head, Lee scores a takedown on Barboza and he gets the half guard. Barboza quickly gets Lee in his full guard, Barboza scrambles to his feet and Lee nails Barboza with some rights. Lee eats some leg kicks as he nails Barboza with more rights, Lee then kicks a swinging Barboza in the midsection. Barboza attacks Lee with some kicks to the midsection as the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Barboza nails Lee with a kick to the midsection followed by a head kick. Lee scores a takedown on Barboza and he gets the full guard, Lee attacks Barboza with some ground and pound. Lee gains the half guard while nailing Barboza with some more strikes, Lee assaults Barboza with a lot of ground and pound. Lee looks for a choke as the round ends.

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

Round Five: The round begins with Barboza attacking Lee with an overhand right, Lee comes forward and he swings away at Barboza. Barboza catches a swinging Lee with a right to the midsection, Barboza then nails Lee with a left hook followed by a kick to the midsection. Lee looks for a takedown and Barboza avoids it, the referee halts the fight so a doctor can check a cut on Barboza and the doctor stops the fight.

Official Result: #6 Kevin Lee def. #5 Edson Barboza by TKO via doctor stoppage (2:18, R5)

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