UFC Fight Night Washington DC Results: A Miracle Ending In The Main Event & A Twister Submission

Stefan Struve vs. Ben Rothwell

Round One: The round begins with Struve attacking Rothwell with some leg kicks, Rothwell charges forward and he swings away at Struve. Struve then cracks Rothwell with a two punch combination, Rothwell grabs Struve and gets him up against the cage wall. Struve looks for a takedown and Rothwell defends to keep him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Struve rocks Rothwell with a head kick. Rothwell accidentally kicks Struve low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Struve attacking Rothwell with a bunch of kicks. Rothwell comes forward and he swings away at Struve, Rothwell grabs Struve and gets him against the cage wall. Rothwell cracks Struve with an uppercut as they separate, Struve backs up Rothwell while kicking away at him. Rothwell gets Struve back against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Struve

Round Two: The round begins with Struve attacking Rothwell with kicks to the midsection, Rothwell grabs Struve and gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Struve takes a few swings at Rothwell, Struve then cracks a swinging Rothwell with a few counter right uppercuts. Struve goes back to attacking Rothwell with leg kicks, Rothwell grabs Struve again and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate as they swing away at each other, Struve continues looking for high kicks against Rothwell. Rothwell again grabs Struve and gets him up against the cage wall, Struve cracks Rothwell with a pair of knee strikes as they separate. Rothwell accidentally nails Struve with another low blow and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Rothwell. The action resumes with the fighters getting into a wild striking exchange, Rothwell hurts Struve’s leg by checking a leg kick. Rothwell drops Struve with an uppercut and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Ben Rothwell def. Stefan Struve by TKO via strikes (4:57, R2)

#9 Marina Rodriguez vs. #10 Cynthia Calvillo

Round One: The round begins with Calvillo attacking Rodriguez with some leg kicks, Rodriguez cracks Calvillo with a right hook. Rodriguez comes forward and she continuously nails Calvillo with rights, Rodriguez nails a kicking Calvillo with a knee strike to the midsection. Calvillo scores a takedown on Rodriguez and she gets the half guard, Rodriguez scrambles to her feet and she attacks Calvillo with a massive combination. Calvillo eats more strikes before getting Rodriguez back against the cage wall, Rodriguez backs up Calvillo before landing a head kick. Rodriguez stuns Calvillo after landing a series of knee strikes, Calvillo scores another takedown on Rodriguez and she gets the full mount. Rodriguez eats strikes while getting Calvillo in the half guard, Calvillo lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rodriguez

Round Two: The round begins with Rodriguez attacking Calvillo with a combination, Rodriguez and Calvillo take turns swinging away at each other. Rodriguez eats a right before nailing Calvillo with a knee strike, Rodriguez nails Calvillo with a knee strike followed by rights. Rodriguez grabs Calvillo and lands a knee strike to her head, Rodriguez comes forward and she cracks Calvillo with a right. Rodriguez also cracks Calvillo with a kick to the midsection, Rodriguez then hits Calvillo with a spinning heel kick to the midsection. Rodriguez follows that up by nailing Calvillo with shots to the midsection, Rodriguez rocks Calvillo with a plethora of knee strikes to the midsection. Rodriguez nails Calvillo with a jump knee strike as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Calvillo attacking Rodriguez with a few kick attempts, Rodriguez starts hitting Calvillo with some leg kicks. Calvillo scores a takedown on Rodriguez and she gets the half guard, Calvillo starts attacking Rodriguez with some ground and pound. Calvillo also nails Rodriguez with multiple elbow strikes to the midsection before gaining back control, Calvillo attacks Rodriguez with a lot of ground and pound. Rodriguez scrambles and Calvillo gets the full mount a short time later, Calvillo attacks Rodriguez with a ton of ground and pound. Rodriguez scrambles to her feet and she separates from Calvillo, Rodriguez cracks Calvillo with a knee strike as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #9 Marina Rodriguez fought #10 Cynthia Calvillo to a majority draw (29-28, 28-28, 28-28)

#6 Alistair Overeem vs. #14 Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Round One: The round begins with Rozenstruik attacking Overeem with some leg kicks, Rozenstruik backs up Overeem after taking a few swings at him. Overeem then cracks Rozenstruik with a straight left, Overeem scores a takedown on Rozenstruik and he gets side control. Overeem advances to the half guard position against Rozenstruik, Overeem attacks Rozenstruik with some ground and pound. Rozenstruik scrambles and Overeem returns to side control against him, Overeem attacks Rozenstruik with elbow strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Overeem

Round Two: The round begins with Rozenstruik taking a few swings at Overeem, Overeem grabs Rozenstruik and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange some knee strikes while in the clinch, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Overeem attempting a high kick against Rozenstruik, Rozenstruik and Overeem also exchange a few leg kicks. Overeem cracks Rozenstruik with an overhand left, Rozenstruik comes forward and he takes some swings at Overeem. Rozenstruik backs Overeem into the cage wall while landing a few rights, Overeem nails Rozenstruik with a kick to the midsection as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Rozenstruik attacking Overeem with a front kick followed by a right, Overeem grabs Rozenstruik and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and take a few swings at each other, Overeem then cracks Rozenstruik with a two punch combination. Rozenstruik starts attacking Overeem with leg kicks after eating a body kick, Overeem then cracks Rozenstruik with a left. Overeem grabs Rozenstruik and gets him against the cage wall, Overeem scores a takedown on Rozenstruik and he gets the half guard. Overeem attacks Rozenstruik with some ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Overeem (Overall Score: 30-27 for Overeem)

Round Four: The round begins with Overeem taking some swings at Rozenstruik, Overeem then cracks Rozenstruik with an overhand left. Rozenstruik starts firing back against the incoming Overeem, Rozenstruik backs Overeem into the cage wall while throwing a massive combination. Overeem recovers and he cracks Rozenstruik with a left, Overeem keeps Rozenstruik at a distance while picking him apart with strikes. Rozenstruik then nails Overeem with a leaping high kick followed by a leaping knee strike, Rozenstruik attacks Overeem with another combo as the round ends.

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

Round Five: The round begins with Rozenstruik taking some swings at Overeem, Overeem goes for a takedown and Rozenstruik attacks him with a high kick. Overeem responds and he nails Rozenstruik with a pair of overhand lefts, Overeem eats an elbow strike as he clinches with Rozenstruik. The fighters separate and Overeem attacks Rozenstruik with leg kicks, Overeem grabs Rozenstruik and gets him against the cage wall. Overeem pulls guard and Rozenstruik gets right back up, Rozenstruik backs up Overeem while swinging away at him. Rozenstruik goes for a flying knee strike and Overeem blocks it, Rozenstruik drops Overeem with a massive right and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #14 Jairzinho Rozenstruik def. #6 Alistair Overeem by KO via punch (4:56, R5)

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