UFC Fight Night Rio Rancho Results: Jan Blachowicz vs. Corey Anderson II Headlines

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Main Card (8pm EST., ESPN+)

#6 Jan Blachowicz def. #5 Corey Anderson by KO via punch (3:08, R1)

Diego Sanchez def. Michel Pereira by disqualification via illegal knee strike (3:09, R3)

#12 Montana De La Rosa def. #13 Mara Romero Borella by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Brok Weaver def. Kazula Vargas by disqualification via illegal knee strike (4:02, R1)

Ray Borg def. #7 Rogerio Bontorin by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-25)

Lando Vannata def. Yancy Medeiros by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (5pm EST., ESPN+)

Daniel Rodriguez def. Tim Means by submission via guillotine choke (3:37, R2)

#13 John Dodson def. Nathaniel Wood by TKO via strikes (0:16, R3)

Scott Holtzman def. Jim Miller by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Devin Clark def. Dequan Townsend by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

Merab Dvalishvili def. #15 Casey Kenney by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-25, 29-28)

#12 Macy Chiasson def. Shanna Young by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

#14 Raulian Paiva def. #13 Mark De La Rosa by KO via strikes (4:42, R2)


#13 Mark De La Rosa vs. #14 Raulian Paiva

Round One: The round begins with De La Rosa attacking Paiva with some leg kicks, De La Rosa and Paiva get into a brief striking exchange. Paiva starts hitting De La Rosa with some leg kicks of his own, Paiva grabs De La Rosa and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and De La Rosa nails Paiva with a right hook, Paiva cracks a swinging De La Rosa with a counter left hook. Paiva backs De La Rosa into the cage wall while landing combinations, Paiva grabs De La Rosa again and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and De La Rosa lands a two punch combination, De La Rosa attacks the midsection of Paiva with a right. De La Rosa comes forward and Paiva cracks him with a short right uppercut, Paiva and De La Rosa swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Paiva

Round Two: The round begins with De La Rosa popping a charging Paiva with a counter left, De La Rosa and Paiva exchange some jabs as well. Paiva starts attacking De La Rosa with some leg kicks,Paiva continues attacking De La Rosa with rights. Paiva grabs De La Rosa and he gets him against the cage wall, Paiva nails De La Rosa with a few strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and exchange some rights, Paiva goes back to nailing De La Rosa with rights. De La Rosa attacks Paiva with a kick to the midsection, Paiva charges forward as he and De La Rosa swing away at each other. Paiva drops De La Rosa with a right and he lands a follow up strike before the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #14 Raulian Paiva def. #13 Mark De La Rosa by KO via strikes (4:42, R2)

#12 Macy Chiasson vs. Shanna Young

Round One: The round begins with Young attacking Chiasson with a few kicks, Chiasson responds by nailing Young with some punching combinations. Young throws a head kick as the fighters swing away at each other, Young lands a second head kick against Chiasson. The fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Chiasson goes for a takedown and Young defends while landing a knee strike to the head, Chiasson cracks Young with a few combinations. Chiasson attacks Young with more knee strikes while in the clinch, Young hits Chiasson with elbow strikes while in the clinch. Chiasson continuously attacks Young with knee strikes, Chiasson attacks Young with a head kick before landing more knee strikes. Chiasson scores a takedown on Young and she gets back control, Chiasson attacks Young with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Chiasson

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Young starts attacking Chiasson with a variety of kicks. Chiasson looks for a standing guillotine choke and she drags Young to the ground, Young scrambles to her feet before scoring a takedown on Chiasson. Chiasson gets up and Young controls her head, Chiasson scores a takedown on Young and she gets back control, Young gets her in the half guard while eating a few strikes. Chiasson attacks Young with some ground and pound, Chiasson lands more strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Chiasson going for a head kick, Chiasson scores a takedown on a kicking Young and she immediately lands a few strikes. Chiasson gains back control against Young while landing ground and pound, Chiasson holds Young down while landing a bunch of strikes. Young scrambles and Chiasson gets side control on her, Chiasson returns to the back control position against Young as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #12 Macy Chiasson def. Shanna Young by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

#15 Casey Kenney vs. Merab Dvalishvili

Round One: The round begins with Dvalishvili attacking Kenney with a high kick, Kenney starts attacking Dvalishvili with leg kicks. Kenney nails a swinging Dvalishvili with a kick to the midsection, Dvalishvili continuously attacks Kenney with combinations. Kenney charges at Dvalishvili while throwing a multiple punch combination, Dvalishvili looks for a takedown before swinging away at Kenney. Dvalishvili continues looking for spinning attacks against Kenney, Kenney throws a two punch combo at Dvalishvili. Dvalishvili scores a trio of takedowns on Kenney and Kenney keeps getting up while eating strikes, Dvalishvili grabs Kenney and he gets him against the cage wall. Dvalishvili scores another takedown on Kenney and Kenney gets up while eating strikes, Kenney hits Dvalishvili with a kick to the midsection. Kenney backs up Dvalishvili after landing a two punch combination, the fighters clinch and exchange strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dvalishvili

Round Two: The round begins with Dvalishvili and Kenney going for some spinning attacks, Dvalishvili goes back to attacking Kenney with some leg kicks. Kenney cracks a swinging Dvalishvili with a counter strike combination, Kenney kicks an incoming Dvalishvili in the midsection before landing a two punch combination. Dvalishvili grabs Kenney and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Kenney nails Dvalishvili with a few lefts. Kenney pops an incoming Dvalishvili with a short right hook, Dvalishvili comes forward and he nails Kenney with a few rights. Dvalishvili scores a takedown on Kenney and he gets back control, Kenney gets up and Dvalishvili gets him against the cage wall. Dvalishvili drags Kenney back to the ground and Kenney gets back up, Dvalishvili keeps dragging Kenney to the ground 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 taking a few swings at Kenney, Dvalishvili stuns Kenney during a brief striking exchange. Dvalishvili continues backing up Kenney while swinging away at him, Dvalishvili starts landing some leg kicks against Kenney. Dvalishvili comes forward and he cracks Kenney with a right hook, Kenney gets Dvalishvili to the ground and Dvalishvili gets right back up. Dvalishvili scores a takedown on Kenney and he gets side control, Kenney scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Dvalishvili scores another takedown on Kenney and he gets back control, Kenney scrambles to his feet and Dvalishvili gets him back to the ground while regaining back control. Dvalishvili attacks Kenney with some ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Merab Dvalishvili def. #15 Casey Kenney by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-25, 29-28)

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