UFC On Fox 25 Results: Weidman Faces Gastelum In The Main, Plus Some Of NY's Finest Compete

#4 Jimmie Rivera vs. #9 Thomas Almeida

Round One: The round begins with Almeida attacking Rivera with some leg kicks, Rivera starts attacking Almeida with some leg kicks of his own. Almeida pops a kicking Rivera with a counter right before eating a left hook, Rivera drops Almeida with a combination and Almeida gets right back up to put Rivera against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Rivera attacks Almeida with another combination, Rivera then hits Almeida with a two punch combination. Almeida attacks Rivera with a combination of his own, Rivera drops a swinging Almeida with a counter right. Almeida gets back up and Rivera catches him with a knee strike, Almeida pops Rivera with a two punch combo as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rivera

Round Two: The round begins with Almeida attacking Rivera with some leg kicks, Almeida cracks an incoming Rivera with a knee strike. Almeida goes for a flying knee strike and Rivera pops him with a right, Rivera catches a swinging Almeida with a counter left hook. Rivera comes forward and he nails Almeida with a straight right, Rivera waits for Almeida to come forward before nailing him with another straight right. Rivera goes back to attacking Almeida with leg kicks as well. Almeida rocks a swinging Rivera with a counter right, Rivera recovers and he catches Almeida with a right. Almeida then cracks Rivera with a head kick, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Rivera scoring a takedown on Almeida and he gets the open guard, Rivera starts attacking Almeida with some ground and pound. Rivera advances to the half guard on Almeida, Almeida scrambles to his feet with Rivera holding onto him. The fighters separate and Rivera cracks Almeida with a short left hook, Almeida then cracks Rivera with a few lefts of his own. Rivera then hits Almeida with a few shots to the midsection, Almeida comes forward and swings away at Rivera. Rivera grabs Almeida and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Almeida pops Rivera with a left. Almeida also nails Rivera with a kick to the midsection, the fighters also just swing away at each other. Rivera scores a takedown and Almeida gets right back up, the fighters just swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #4 Jimmie Rivera def. #9 Thomas Almeida by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-26, 30-27)

#12 Patrick Cummins vs. #13 Gian Villante

Round One: The round begins with Villante popping Cummins with a right, Cummins grabs Villante and he holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Cummins goes for another takedown until Villante nails him with hammer fists, Villante then rocks Cummins with a series of rights. The referee halts the fight due to a clash of heads, the action resumes with Cummins catches Villante with a left. Cummins grabs Villante and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate again and Villante nails Cummins with a kick to the midsection. The fighters start peppering each other with some jabs, Cummins grabs Villante again and he holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate again and Villante attacks Cummins with rights, Cummins then cracks Villante with a short right. Cummins gets a hold of Villante again and he holds him against the cage wall again, the fighters break away and Cummins pops Villante with a right. Cummins puts Villante against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Villante

Round Two: The round begins with Villante attacking Cummins with leg kicks, Villante then cracks a swinging Cummins with an uppercut. Cummins starts catching Villante with a lot of lefts, Villante starts working the jab against Cummins. Cummins grabs Villante and he holds him against the cage wall for a short time, Cummins then nails Villante with a kick to the midsection. Cummins charges at Villante and he nails him with a punching combination, Villante cracks a swinging Cummins with a counter right. Cummins continues coming forward and throwing at Villante, Villante then catches a swinging Cummins with a few left hooks. Cummins also starts attacking Villante with some leg kicks, Cummins charges at Villante while throwing strikes. Cummins grabs Villante and he holds him against the cage wall again, the fighters separate as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Villante nailing Cummins with a short right hook, Villante follows that up by cracking Cummins with a right. Cummins starts hunting for the takedown against Villante, Cummins cracks Villante with a superman elbow strike. Villante tries keeping Cummins at bay by throwing jabs, Cummins just swings away at Villante as well. Cummins backs Villante into the cage wall after landing a few rights, Cumins grabs Villante and he holds him against the cage wall. Cummins attacks the thighs of Villante with some knee strikes, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Cummins nailing a swinging Villante with a counter right, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #12 Patrick Cummins def. #13 Gian Villante by unanimous decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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