UFC Fight Night Raleigh Results: Curtis Blaydes vs. Junior Dos Santos Headlines

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Main Card (8pm EST., ESPN+)

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#3 Curtis Blaydes def. #4 Junior Dos Santos by TKO via strikes (1:06, R2)

Michael Chiesa def. #5 Rafael Dos Anjos by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#12 Alex Perez def. #11 Jordan Espinosa by submission via arm triangle choke (2:33, R1)

Angela Hill def. Hannah Cifers by TKO via strikes (4:26, R2)

Jamahal Hill def. Darko Stosic by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)

Preliminary Card (5pm EST., ESPN+)

Bevon Lewis def. Dequan Townsend by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Arnold Allen def. Nik Lentz by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Justine Kish def. Lucie Pudilova by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Montel Jackson def. Felipe Corales by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)

#10 Sara McMann def. #11 Lina Lansberg by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-25)

Brett Johns def. Tony Gravely by submission via rear naked choke (2:53, R3)

Herbert Burns def. Nate Landwehr by KO via knee strike (2:43, R1)


Herbert Burns vs. Nate Landwehr

Round One: The round begins with Burns kicking Landwehr in the midsection, Landwehr starts peppering Burns with some jabs. Burns scores a takedown on Landwehr and he immediately catches him in a d’arce choke, Landwehr gets to his feet while Burns holds him in the choke. Landwehr escapes the choke and he keeps Burns against the cage wall before separating, Landwehr charges forward and he swings away at Burns. Burns drops a swinging Landwehr with a knee strike and Landwehr goes out cold.

Official Result: Herbert Burns def. Nate Landwehr by KO via knee strike (2:43, R1)

Brett Johns vs. Tony Gravely

Round One: The round begins with Gravely attacking Johns with some leg kicks, Johns briefly drops Gravely with a leg kick. Johns stuns a swinging Gravely with a counter punch, Johns goes for a front guillotine choke and Gravely gets free before taking him down. Johns gets up and Gravely gets him up against the cage wall while landing some knee strikes, Johns scores a takedown on Gravely and Gravely gets back up while eating a knee strike. Johns scores another takedown on Gravely and he gets back control as Gravely stands up, Johns attacks Gravely with some strikes while staying on his back. Johns gets Gravely back to the ground while landing more strikes, Gravely gets back to his feet and Johns stays on his back. Johns hunts for the rear naked choke until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Johns

Round Two: The round begins with Gravely kicking Johns in the midsection, Johns looks for a takedown and Gravely nails him with some combinations. Johns gets Gravely against the cage wall after eating a knee strike, Gravely spins Johns and he gets him against the cage wall. Gravely scores a takedown on Johns and Johns gets right back up, Gravely scores another takedown on Johns and he gets back control. Johns gets up and he shakes Gravely off of his back before dragging him to the ground, Johns gets back control on Gravely and Gravely shakes him off as they both get back up. Johns gets another takedown on Gravely and Gravely gets back up, Johns drags Gravely back to the ground and Gravely gets right back up. Gravely scores another takedown on Johns and he gets him in a seated position, Johns scrambles to his feet and he gets Gravely against the cage wall. Johns scores another takedown and Gravely gets right back up as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with a striking exchange between Johns and Gravely, Johns grabs Gravely and he gets him against the cage wall. Gravely scores a takedown on Johns and he gets him in a seated position, Johns scrambles to his feet and he gets Gravely against the cage wall. Johns drags Gravely back to the ground while gaining back control, Johns looks for the rear naked choke and Gravely defends against it. Johns attacks Gravely with a lot of ground and pound, Johns locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Brett Johns def. Tony Gravely by submission via rear naked choke (2:53, R3)

#10 Sara McMann vs. #11 Lina Lansberg

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, McMann scores a takedown on Lansberg and she gets the half guard. McMann attacks Lansberg with some ground and pound, McMann scrambles and she catches Lansberg in a d’arce choke. McMann releases the choke attempt to attempt a kimura on Lansberg as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for McMann

Round Two: The round begins with McMann and Lansberg taking some swings at each other, Lansberg nails McMann with a kick to the midsection. McMann scores a takedown on Lansberg and she gets the half guard, McMann goes back to attacking Lansberg with ground and pound. McMann transitions to full mount against Lansberg as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with McMann taking a few swings at Lansberg before scoring a takedown on her, McMann transitions to back control against Lansberg, McMann starts attacking Lansberg with some ground and pound. McMann maintains back control against Lansberg until the round ends.

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

Official Result: #10 Sara McMann def. #11 Lina Lansberg by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-25)

Montel Jackson vs. Felipe Corales

Round One: The round begins with Corales attacking Jackson with a few kicks, Jackson responds by cracking Corales with a two punch combination. Corales and Jackson exchange some leg kicks, Jackson grabs Corales and gets him against the cage wall. Jackson scores a takedown on and Corales gets right back up, Jackson drags Corales back to the ground and Corales gets back up. Jackson gets Corales down again and Corales gets back up again, Jackson gains another takedown on Corales and Corales gets up yet again. Corales goes for a jump guillotine choke and Corales defends against it, Jackson separates from Corales and he destroys him with a multiple strike combination. Jackson backs up Corales by landing another massive combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Jackson

Round Two: The round begins with Jackson dropping Corales with a left and he gets the half guard on the ground, Corales scrambles as Jackson takes more swings at him. Corales scrambles to his feet and he attacks Jackson with a jump guillotine choke, Jackson falls to the ground. Jackson escapes the choke and he gets top control on the ground, Corales scrambles to his feet and Jackson gets him against the cage wall. Jackson scores a takedown on Corales and he gets the open guard, Corales scrambles to his feet and Jackson gets him against the cage wall. Jackson drags Corales back to the ground and Corales gets up while gaining back control on a standing Jackson, Jackson drops Corales with a foot sweep and he assaults him with strikes as Corales gets up. Corales goes for another guillotine choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jackson (Overall Score: 20-17 for Jackson)

Round Three: The round begins with Corales attacking Jackson with leg kicks, Jackson gets Corales against the cage wall after landing a two punch combination. The fighters separate and Jackson cracks Corales with multiple lefts, Corales grabs Jackson and gets him against the cage wall. Jackson scores a takedown on Corales and he gets the side control position, Corales scrambles to his feet and Jackson gets him against the cage wall. Jackson goes for a takedown and Corales gets back control, Jackson scrambles to his feet and he gets Corales back against the cage wall. Jackson separates from Corales and he lands a combination before scoring another takedown, Corales gets back up and Jackson gets him back against the cage wall. Corales goes for a jump guillotine choke and Jackson defends until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jackson (Final Score: 30-26 for Jackson)

Official Result: Montel Jackson def. Felipe Corales by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)

Justine Kish vs. Lucie Pudilova

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Kish starts attacking Pudilova with some leg kicks. Pudilova starts peppering Kish with some jabs, Kish goes for a spinning back fist and Pudilova avoids it. The fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes, the fighters separate and Kish charges at Pudilova while swinging away at her. The fighters clinch again while exchanging a bunch of strikes, Kish then nails Pudilova with a kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kish

Round Two: The round begins with Kish backing Pudilova into the cage wall as they swing away at each other, Kish attacks Pudilova with elbow strikes before separating. Kish starts landing some more leg kicks against Pudilova, Kish continues backing Pudilova up while swinging away at her. Pudilova cracks a swinging Kish with a straight right, Pudilova stays on the outside while taking some swings at Kish. Pudilova looks to nail a swinging Kish with some counter strikes, the fighters get into a striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Pudilova nailing Kish with a combination, Pudilova goes for a superman punch and Kish avoids it. Kish nails a swinging Pudilova with a knee strike to the face, Kish starts attacking Pudilova with more leg kicks. Kish cracks Pudilova with a multiple strike combination, Kish nails an incoming Pudilova with a spinning back fist. Pudilova hits Kish with a right after avoiding a head kick, Kish scores a takedown on Pudilova and she gets the full guard. The fighters throw strikes while on the ground and the round ends.

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

Official Result: Justine Kish def. Lucie Pudilova by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Arnold Allen vs. Nik Lentz

Round One: The round begins with Lentz attacking Allen with an overhand right followed by a body kick, Allen fires back with some combos of his own against Lentz. Allen blocks a high kick before nailing Lentz with a two punch combination, Lentz nails a swinging Allen with a left followed by a body kick. Allen responds by cracking Lentz with a left of his own, Lentz grabs Allen and he gets him against the cage wall. Lentz scores a takedown on Allen and Allen gets back up while eating a few strikes, Lentz nails Allen with a left after separating. Lentz comes forward and Allen nails him with a straight left, Lentz nails Allen with multiple body kicks. Lentz and Allen have a striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lentz

Round Two: The round begins with Lentz attacking Allen with some leg kicks, Lentz charges at Allen while swinging away at him. Allen responds by cracking Lentz with a left hook, Allen starts attacking Lentz with jabs to keep him at a distance. Allen stuns a swinging Lentz with a multiple punch combination, Allen grabs Lentz and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Allen cracks a swinging Lentz with a counter left, Allen continues nailing Lentz with combinations. Allen looks for a clinch as Lentz swings away at him, Lentz and Allen exchange knee strikes to the midsection. Lentz grabs Allen and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Lentz attacking Allen with a high kick, Lentz also lands some leg kicks against Allen. Allen stays at a distance while attacking Lentz with jabs, Lentz continues attacking Allen with combinations. Allen cracks a kicking Lentz with a counter left hook, Allen grabs Lentz and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch, the fighters separate and take some swings at each other. Lentz nails a backing Allen with a kick to the midsection, Allen nails an incoming Lentz with a left hook as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Arnold Allen def. Nik Lentz by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Bevon Lewis vs. Dequan Townsend

Round One: The round begins with Lewis coming forward while attacking Townsend with a combination, Lewis grabs Townsend and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Lewis attacks Townsend with some leg kicks, Lewis nails a swinging Townsend with a counter right before getting him back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Lewis peppers Townsend with some jabs, Townsend comes forward and he takes some swings at Lewis. Townsend nails Lewis with an uppercut followed by a knee strike, Lewis then gets Townsend back against the cage wall. The fighters take some swings at each other while separating, Lewis nails a swinging Townsend with a counter right. Townsend swings wildly at Lewis as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lewis

Round Two: The round begins with Lewis immediately attacking Townsend with leg kicks, Lewis grabs Townsend and gets him back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Lewis takes some swings at Townsend, Townsend backs up Lewis by kicking him in the midsection. Lewis lights up Townsend with a three punch combination before getting him against the cage wall again, Lewis nails Townsend with a combination before separating. Townsend and Lewis get into a brief wild striking exchange, Lewis grabs Townsend and gets him back against the cage wall. The fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch, the fighters separate and Lewis throws a three punch combination. Lewis gets Townsend back up against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Lewis attacking Townsend with a few jabs, Townsend starts attacking Lewis with some leg kicks. Lewis grabs Townsend and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Lewis nails Townsend with a combination before getting him back against the cage wall. The fighters exchange some strikes before separating, Lewis quickly gets Townsend back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Townsend swings away at Lewis, Townsend nails Lewis with a kick to the midsection. Lewis grabs Townsend and he gets him back up against the cage wall until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Bevon Lewis def. Dequan Townsend by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jamahal Hill vs. Darko Stosic

Round One: The round begins with Hill attacking Stosic with leg kicks and jabs, Stosic comes forward and he nails Hill with a left hook. Hill and Stosic exchange some high kick attempts, Stosic charges at Hill while landing a combination. Hill responds by nailing Stosic with kicks to the midsection, Stosic goes for a head kick that barely lands on Hill. Hill also nails Stosic with some knee strikes to the midsection, Stosic and Hill exchange more body kicks. Stosic backs up Hill while landing a two punch combination, Stosic eats a knee strike before scoring a takedown on Hill. Stosic gets up and he pops Hill with a left as he gets up, Hill backs up Stosic after landing a two punch combination. Hill stays at a distance while attacking Stosic with some kicks, Hill pops an incoming Stosic with a right before eating a left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Stosic

Round Two: The round begins with Hill taking some swings at Stosic before landing multiple body kicks, Stosic eats more body shots before nailing Hill with a counter left hook. Stosic then nails Hill with a kick to the midsection, Stosic looks for the takedown against Hill and Hill defends by swinging away at him. Hill also nails Stosic with knee strikes followed by another combination, Hill continues coming forward while picking Stosic apart with strikes. Hill nails Stosic with a front kick to the face followed by more combinations, Hill also nails Stosic with some leg kicks. Hill nails an incoming Stosic with multiple knee strikes to the midsection, Stosic scores a takedown on Hill as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Hill attacking Stosic with some leg kicks, Hill then nails Stosic with a two punch combination. Stosic starts landing some leg kicks of his own against Hill, Stosic scores a takedown on Hill and he lands strikes afterwards. Hill scrambles to his feet and Stosic gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Hill picks apart Stosic from a distance. Stosic scores another takedown on Hill and Hill gets right back up, Hill then cracks Stosic with a few straight lefts. Hill also nails Stosic with some kicks to the midsection, Stosic charges forward and he nails Hill with a right. Stosic scores another takedown on Hill and he gets the full guard, Hill scrambles to his feet and Stosic gets him against the cage wall. Stosic lands another takedown on Hill as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jamahal Hill def. Darko Stosic by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)

Hannah Cifers vs. Angela Hill

Round One: The round begins with Cifers attacking Hill with some leg kicks, Cifers and Hill exchange some rights. Cifers cracks Hill with a body kick followed by a combination, Hill continues coming forward while swinging away at Cifers. Cifers cracks Hill with some combinations of her own, Cifers cracks a swinging Hill with a counter right. Hill continues nailing Cifers with jabs, Cifers then cracks a backing Hill with a kick to the midsection. Hill backs Cifers into the cage wall while throwing some knee strikes, Hill starts landing leg kicks of her own against Cifers. Hill grabs Cifers and she gets her against the cage wall, Cifers gets free and the fighters swing away at each other. Cifers and Hill exchange more combos as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cifers

Round Two: The round begins with Cifers attacking Hill with some leg kicks, Hill starts nailing Cifers with combinations. Cifers and Hill get into some striking exchanges, Cifers nails Hill with a few kicks to the midsection. Hill eats a right before nailing Cifers with a series of rights to the face, Hill drags Cifers to the ground and she gets side control. Hill attacks Cifers with ground and pound before gaining the full mount, Hill goes back to attacking Cifers with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Angela Hill def. Hannah Cifers by TKO via strikes (4:26, R2)

#11 Jordan Espinosa vs. #12 Alex Perez

Round One: The round begins with Perez attacking Espinosa with some leg kicks, Espinosa and Perez exchange some combinations. Perez scores a takedown on Espinosa after throwing a combination, Perez gets Espinosa in an arm triangle choke and Espinosa goes out cold.

Official Result: #12 Alex Perez def. #11 Jordan Espinosa by submission via arm triangle choke (2:33, R1)

#5 Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Michael Chiesa

Round One: The round begins with Chiesa attempting some jabs against Dos Anjos, Dos Anjos cracks Chiesa with a right to the midsection. Chiesa comes forward and Dos Anjos nails him with a combination, Chiesa grabs Dos Anjos and he gets him against the cage wall. Chiesa drags Dos Anjos to the ground and he gets back control, Dos Anjos scrambles and he gets Chiesa in his half guard. Dos Anjos scrambles again and he gets up before getting Chiesa against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Dos Anjos kicks Chiesa in the midsection, Dos Anjos also attacks Chiesa with some leg kicks. Chiesa scores another takedown on Dos Anjos and Dos Anjos gets right back up, Chiesa keeps Dos Anjos against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Chiesa

Round Two: The round begins with Dos Anjos attacking Chiesa with some leg kicks, Chiesa comes forward and he eats a left while nailing Dos Anjos with a knee strike. Dos Anjos trips up a swinging Chiesa and Chiesa gets back up, Chiesa grabs Dos Anjos and he gets him up against the cage wall for a short time. Chiesa eats more leg kicks before getting Dos Anjos against the cage wall again, Dos Anjos sins Chiesa and he gets him back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Chiesa nails Dos Anjos with a left uppercut, Chiesa scores a takedown on Dos Anjos after landing a two punch combination.  Dos Anjosgets back to his feet and Chiesa keeps him against the cage wall, Chiesa gets Dos Anjos to a knee as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters attacking each other with combinations, Chiesa grabs Dos Anjos and he gets him against the cage wall. Chiesa scores a takedown on Dos Anjos and he gets the half guard, Chiesa rolls for a kimura and Dos Anjos escapes. Dos Anjos rolls for a heel hook on Chiesa and Chiesa defends while landing some strikes, Chiesa escapes the submission attempt to get in the full guard of Dos Anjos. Chiesa attacks Dos Anjos with some ground and pound, Dos Anjos rolls for a submission and Chiesa advances to the half guard. Chiesa keeps top control as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Michael Chiesa def. #5 Rafael Dos Anjos by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#3 Curtis Blaydes vs. #4 Junior Dos Santos

Round One: The round begins with Blaydes attacking Dos Santos with some jabs and leg kicks, Dos Santos comes forward and he nails Blaydes with a right. Blaydes starts hunting for takedowns against Dos Santos, Blaydes nails Dos Santos with a kick to the midsection. Blaydes charges at Dos Santos while taking a few swings at him, Blaydes grabs Dos Santos and he gets him against the cage wall. Blaydes accidentally nails Dos Santos low and the fight is halted, the action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other. Blaydes then cracks Dos Santos with a straight right, Blaydes backs up Dos Santos while landing multiple rights. Blaydes nails Dos Santos with a body kick followed by a right, Blaydes nails a swinging Dos Santos with a counter right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Blaydes

Round Two: The round begins with Blaydes attacking Dos Santos with some leg kicks, Blaydes stuns Dos Santos with a pair of rights. Dos Santos goes for a high kick and Blaydes blocks it, Blaydes rocks a swinging Dos Santos with a right and he pounces on him with a ton of unanswered strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #3 Curtis Blaydes def. #4 Junior Dos Santos by TKO via strikes (1:06, R2)

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