UFC Vegas 11 Results: Colby Covington Decimates Tyron Woodley, Chimaev Gets A One Punch KO

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Main Card (8pm EST., ESPN+)

#2 Colby Covington def. #5 Tyron Woodley by TKO via injury (1:19, R5)

#14 (Lightweight) Donald Cerrone fought Niko Price to a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)

Khamzat Chimaev def. Gerald Meerschaert by KO via punch (0:17, R1)

#11 Johnny Walker def. #12 Ryan Spann by TKO via strikes (2:43, R1)

#15 Mackenzie Dern def. Randa Markos by submission via arm bar (3:44, R1)

Kevin Holland def. Darren Stewart by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (5pm EST., ESPN+)

#14 David Dvorak def. #13 Jordan Espinosa by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Damon Jackson def. Mirsad Bektic by submission via guillotine choke (1:21, R3)

Mayra Bueno Silva def. Mara Romero Borella by submission via arm bar (2:29, R1)

Jessica-Rose Clark def. Sarah Alpar by TKO via strikes (4:21, R3)

Darrick Minner def. TJ Laramie by submission via guillotine choke (0:52, R1)

Randy Costa def. Journey Newson by KO via head kick (0:41, R1)

Andre Ewell def. Irwin Rivera by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Tyson Nam def. Jerome Rivera by TKO via strikes (0:34, R2)


#2 Colby Covington vs. #5 Tyron Woodley

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, the fighters also exchange some leg kicks. Covington scores a takedown on Woodley and he gets the full guard, Covington starts attacking Woodley with some ground and pound. Woodley gets back to his feet and Covington holds him against the cage wall, the fighters clinch and exchange some strikes. The fighters separate and Covington goes for a high kick, Woodley attacks a kicking Covington with a counter strike combination. Woodley then nails Covington with a right to the midsection, Covington responds by kicking Woodley in the midsection. Covington comes forward and he cracks Woodley with a right hook, Covington grabs Woodley and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch, Covington nails Woodley with a pair of elbow strikes as they separate. Covington gets Woodley back against the cage wall while eating a knee strike, the fighters separate and throw a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Covington

Round Two: The round begins with Woodley taking some swings at Covington, Covington comes forward while attacking Woodley with some kicks. Woodley backs up Covington while throwing an overhand right, Covington responds by kicking Woodley in the midsection. Covington grabs Woodley and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Covington swings away at Woodley, Covington backs up Woodley while kicking him in the midsection. Woodley scores a takedown on Covington and he gets head control as Covington stands up, Covington gets Woodley back up against the cage wall before separating. Covington keeps Woodley against the cage wall while swinging away at him, Covington gets Woodley back up against the cage wall. The fighters separate again and Covington swings away at Woodley, Covington nails a backing Woodley with a kick to the midsection. Woodley lands a superman punch on an incoming Covington, Covington throws a high kick before nailing Woodley with a right. Covington goes for a knee strike on Woodley as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Covington and Woodley exchanging some combinations, Covington accidentally pokes Woodley in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Woodley attacking Covington with combinations, Covington lands a few kicks to the midsection of Woodley. Woodley pops Covington with a few rights before Covington gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. The fighters exchange some knee strikes before separating, the fighters clinch again as the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with Covington kicking Woodley in the midsection, Woodley responds and he lands a body kick of his own. Covington grabs Woodley and he gets him up against the cage wall, Covington scores a takedown on Woodley and he gets the half guard. Woodley gets Covington in his full guard while eating some strikes, Covington turns up the pressure with the ground and pound on Woodley. Covington continues landing strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Covington (Overall Score: 40-36 for Covington)

Round Five: The round begins with Covington immediately attacking Woodley with some kicks, Woodley fires back and he takes a few swings at Covington. Covington grabs Woodley and he gets him up against the cage wall, Woodley drops for a guillotine choke on Covington and Covington defends. Woodley screams in agony a few seconds later and the referee stops the fight.

Official Result: #2 Colby Covington def. #5 Tyron Woodley by TKO via injury (1:19, R5)

#14 (Lightweight) Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price

Round One: The round begins with Cerrone popping Price with some leg kicks, Price nails Cerrone with his own leg kicks followed by a few rights. Price keeps Cerrone against the cage wall while landing a multitude of strikes, Price then lands four rights and a ton of other strikes on Cerrone. Cerrone fires back and he cracks Price with a few knee strikes, Cerrone clinches and Price attacks him with knee strikes. The fighters exchange some more strikes while in the clinch, Cerrone throws a head kick at Price as they separate. Cerrone lands a body kick and left hook on Price, Price accidentally pokes Cerrone in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Price swinging away at Cerrone, Cerrone and Price get into a few striking exchanges. Cerrone cracks an incoming Price with a few jabs, Price lands a two punch combo as Cerrone throws a high kick. Cerrone looks for a takedown before kicking Price in the midsection, Price accidentally pokes Cerrone in the eye again and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Price, the action resumes with a wild striking exchange between the two until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 9-9 for Price

Round Two: The round begins with Price attacking Cerrone with leg kicks, Price attacks Cerrone with a variety of kicks. Price lands a left hook on Cerrone followed by a knee strike, Cerrone stays on the outside while landing a few strikes on Price. The fighters keep their distance while trading jabs, Cerrone nails an incoming Price with a knee strike to the midsection. Cerrone then hits Price with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Price lands a few front kicks to the midsection of Cerrone. Price then lights up Cerrone with a three punch combo and more body kicks, Cerrone pops Price with an elbow strike to the head. Price lands another body kick on Cerrone as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Price (Overall Score: 19-18 for Price)

Round Three: The round begins with Price attacking Cerrone with a variety of kicks, Price starts landing some leg kicks on Cerrone. Cerrone hunts for the takedown and Price defends against it, Cerrone eats a combo before landing a few kicks to the midsection of Price. Cerrone starts landing leg kicks of his own against Price, Price accidentally pokes Cerrone in the eyes and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other, Cerrone scores a takedown on Price and he jumps on his back as Price stands up. Price shakes Cerrone off of him and he kicks away at Cerrone’s legs before Cerrone gets up, Cerrone lands a few shots to the midsection of Price. Cerrone grabs Price and he gets him against the cage wall before landing a head kick, Cerrone and Price get into a wild striking exchange in the center of the Octagon as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cerrone (Final Score: 29-29 for Draw)

Official Result: #14 (Lightweight) Donald Cerrone fought Niko Price to a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)

Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gerald Meerschaert

Round One: The round begins with Chimaev kicking Meerschaert in the midsection, Chimaev destroys Meerschaert with a right hook and Meerschaert goes out cold.

Official Result: Khamzat Chimaev def. Gerald Meerschaert by KO via punch (0:17, R1)

#11 Johnny Walker vs. #12 Ryan Spann

Round One: The round begins with Walker cracking Spann with a multiple strike combination, Spann scores a takedown on Walker and Walker gets back up. The fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch, the fighters separate and Spann drops a kicking Walker with a counter left hook. Spann gets the full mount on a downed Walker and Walker sweeps him to get the fight standing again, Spann drops Walker with a right and Walker gets back up. Spann gets Walker against the cage wall and Walker attacks him with a plethora of unanswered hammer fists and elbow strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #11 Johnny Walker def. #12 Ryan Spann by TKO via strikes (2:43, R1)

#15 Mackenzie Dern vs. Randa Markos

Round One: The round begins with Markos and Dern having a brief striking exchange, Dern slips on a kick and Markos gets top control on the ground. Dern rolls for a triangle choke and Markos defends while landing some strikes, Markos gets free and Dern gets top control. Dern quickly gains the full mount and Markos gets her back in the half guard, Dern attacks Markos with some ground and pound. Dern rolls for an arm bar and the tap out comes after a long struggle.

Official Result: #15 Mackenzie Dern def. Randa Markos by submission via arm bar (3:44, R1)

Kevin Holland vs. Darren Stewart

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some strikes, Holland nails Stewart with a straight right followed by some knee strikes. Holland grabs Stewart and he gets him against the cage wall, Stewart accidentally nails Holland low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Stewart attacking Holland with some leg kicks, Holland responds by landing some kicks of his own. Stewart rocks Holland with some rights during a striking exchange, Stewart charges at Holland and a wild striking exchange breaks out between the two. The fighters clinch and exchange some more strikes, the fighters separate and Holland lands a two strike combo on Stewart. Holland then pops an incoming Stewart with a left hook, Stewart grabs Holland and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Holland throws a high kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Stewart

Round Two: The round begins with Holland attacking Stewart with some leg kicks, Stewart scores a takedown on Holland and he immediately postures up. Stewart attacks the legs of a downed Holland and Holland does the same to him until the referee stands him up, Holland attacks a jabbing Stewart with a counter right. Holland stuns a kicking Stewart with a two punch combination, Stewart looks for kicks to the knees of Holland. Holland looks for a takedown and Stewart defends while landing some strikes, Holland comes forward and he takes some swings at Stewart. Holland pops Stewart with a spinning kick to the midsection, Holland nails Stewart with an uppercut followed by some knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Holland nailing a kicking Stewart with a two punch combination, Stewart and Holland get into a few striking exchanges. Stewart scores a takedown on Holland and Holland gets right back up, Stewart grabs Holland and gets him up against the cage wall. Stewart drags Holland back to the ground and Holland gets back up, the fighters clinch and exchange some strikes. The fighters separate and Holland lands a few strikes while going backwards, Holland and Stewart clinch again near the cage wall. Stewart scores a takedown on Holland and he gets the half guard, Stewart attacks Holland with some ground and pound. Stewart continues attacking Holland with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Kevin Holland def. Darren Stewart by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

#13 Jordan Espinosa vs. #14 David Dvorak

Round One: The round begins with Espinosa attacking Dvorak with some leg kicks, Dvorak responds with some leg kicks of his own. Espinosa comes forward and he cracks Dvorak with a right, Dvorak briefly trips up Espinosa with a leg kick. Dvorak looks for a counter right against the swinging Espinosa, Espinosa pops Dvorak with a short right hook. Dvorak cracks a backing Espinosa with a few punching combinations, Dvorak and Espinosa get into a few striking exchanges. Espinosa goes back to attacking Dvorak with leg kicks, Dvorak cracks Espinosa with a kick to the midsection. Dvorak looks for a spinning attack as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dvorak

Round Two: The round begins with Espinosa popping Dvorak with a few left hooks, Dvorak goes back to attacking Espinosa with some leg kicks. Espinosa nails Dvorak with a knee strike to the midsection, Espinosa starts landing his own leg kicks on Dvorak. Dvorak cracks a swinging Espinosa with a counter right, Espinosa continues landing jabs to the face of Dvorak. Dvorak cracks a jabbing Espinosa with a counter right hook followed by more leg kicks, Espinosa comes forward and Dvorak nails him with another right hook. Espinosa lands a knee strike on a swinging Dvorak as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few strikes, Dvorak gets Espinosa against the cage wall for a short time while exchanging knee strikes. Dvorak and Espinos also start exchanging some leg kicks, Dvorak nails a kicking Espinosa with a two punch combo. Dvorak starts winning the leg kick battle against Espinosa, Dvorak also attacks Espinosa with a few combinations. Dvorak backs Espinosa into the cage wall after landing a right, Espinosa goes back to attackking Dvorak with leg kicks. Dvorak then cracks a kicking Espinosa with a spinning back fist, Espinosa takes some swings at Dvorak as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #14 David Dvorak def. #13 Jordan Espinosa by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Mirsad Bektic vs. Damon Jackson

Round One: The round begins with Bektic immediately scoring a takedown on Jackson, Bektic settles in the half guard of Jackson. Jackson scrambles to his feet and Bektic gets him against the cage wall, Bektic scores another takedown on Jackson and he gets back control while landing some strikes. Jackson scrambles and Bektic gets the half guard on him, Bektic nails Jackson with some illegal strikes and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Bektic rocking a swinging Jackson with a counter left hook, Bektic scores a takedown on Jackson and Jackson goes for a guillotine choke. Bektic escapes and he gets back control on Jackson, Bektic attacks Jackson with some ground and pound. Jackson gets up and he immediately drops for a kimura on Bektic, Bektic defends while landing some strikes. Bektic transitions to back control on Jackson while landing more strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bektic

Round Two: The round begins with Bektic grabbing Jackson and getting him against the cage wall, Jackson drops for a guillotine choke and Bektic defends to maintain top control. Bektic transitiosn to back control on Jackson while landing a few strikes, Jackson scrambles too his feet and Bektic gets him against the cage wall. Bektic scores another takedown on Jackson and he gets the open guard, Jackson scrambles to his feet again and Bektic drags him back to the ground. Bektic catches Jackson in an arm in guillotine choke and Jackson defends to get top control, Jackson lands a few strikes on Bektic as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Jackson attacking Bektic with a high kick, Jackson backs Bektic into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Bektic scores a takedown and Jackson sweeps him to get top control, Jackson looks for a mounted guillotine choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Damon Jackson def. Mirsad Bektic by submission via guillotine choke (1:21, R3)

Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Mara Romero Borella

Round One: The round begins with Borella getting a swinging Silva against the cage wall, Borella scores a takedown on Silva and she gets the full guard. Borella attacks Silva with some ground and pound, Silva rolls for submissions while eating more strikes from Borella. Silva rolls for an arm bar on Borella and Borella taps out.

Official Result: Mayra Bueno Silva def. Mara Romero Borella by submission via arm bar (2:29, R1)

Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Sarah Alpar

Round One: The round begins with Alpar attacking Clark with some leg kicks, Clark and Alpar get into a brief striking exchange. Clark then nails Alpar with a kick to the midsection, Alpar comes forward and she nails Clark with an overhand right. Alpar scores a takedown on Clark and Clark gets right back up, Alpar keeps Clark against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. Alpar looks for another takedown and Clark defends against it while landing some elbow strikes, Clark stuns Alpar after landing more elbow strikes to her head. Clark scores a takedown on Alpar and she gets the half guard, Clark hits Alpar with some ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Clark

Round Two: The round begins with Alpar attacking Clark with some leg kicks, Alpar scores a takedown on Clark and Clark gets right back up. Alpar grabs Clark and she gets her up against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. Clark and Alpar exchange some knee strikes to the midsection, Clark spins Alpar into the cage wall while landing elbow strikes and knee strikes, the fighters separate and Clark pops Alpar with a right hook. Clark grabs Alpar and gets her up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Clark starts landing some leg kicks. Alpar grabs a swinging Clark and gets her up against the cage wall, Clark drops Alpar while landing elbow strikes to her head. Alpar gets up and Cllark gets her up against the cage wall, Alpar looks for a takedown and Clark defends while getting back control. Clark attacks Alpar with some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Clark and Alpar swinging away at each other, Alpar looks for a takedown and Clark defends while landing some strikes. Clark then cracks Alpar with a right followed by a push kick, Clark accidentally nails Alpar with a knee strike to the head. The referee briefly halts the fight and restarts it with Clark getting top control on a grounded Alpar, Alpar gets up while eating a bunch of strikes. Clark drops Alpar again while landing a plethora of knee strikes, Clark gets full mount on the ground. Clark attacks Alpar with ground and pound while getting back control, Clark continues attacking Alpar with a lot of ground and pound. Alpar scrambles to her feet and Clark drops her with more knee strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Jessica-Rose Clark def. Sarah Alpar by TKO via strikes (4:21, R3)

TJ Laramie vs. Darrick Minner

Round One: The round begins with Minner attacking Laramie with some leg kicks, Minner backs Laramie against the cage wall while landing a plethora of rights. Laramie spins Minner into the cage wall, Minner quickly drops for a guillotine choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Darrick Minner def. TJ Laramie by submission via guillotine choke (0:52, R1)

Randy Costa vs. Journey Newson

Round One: The round begins with Newson and Costa exchanging some rights, Costa crushes Newson with a head kick and he lands a few more strikes as the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Randy Costa def. Journey Newson by KO via head kick (0:41, R1)

Andre Ewell vs. Irwin Rivera

Round One: The round begins with Ewell landing a multiple strike combination on Rivera, Rivera goes for a high kick and Ewell blocks it. Rivera starts landing some leg kicks against Ewell, Ewell responds by cracking Rivera with a left to the midsection. Rivera charges at Ewell while swinging away at him, Ewell responds by cracking Rivera with a few lefts. Rivera comes forward and Ewell nails him with a knee strike to the face, Ewell then cracks Rivera with a jump knee strike followed by an elbow strike. Ewell continues landing lefts to the midsection of Rivera, Rivera again charges at Ewell while swinging away at him. Ewell lands a three punch combination on a swinging Rivera, Ewell comes forward and Rivera pops him with a jump knee strike. Rivera goes for a takedown and Ewell defends while getting back control, Rivera sweeps Ewell and he gets top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ewell

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some front kicks, the fighters stay at a distance while taking some swings at each other. Rivera looks for a high kick and Ewell blocks it, Rivera starts attacking Ewell with a series of leg kicks. Ewell goes back to attacking the midsection with punching combinations and front kicks, Rivera comes forward while attacking Ewell with multiple two punch combinations. Ewell backs up Rivera while landing a multiple punch combination, Rivera cracks Ewell with a two punch combo to the midsection. Ewell gets Rivera back against the cage wall while landing another punching combination, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging strikes to the midsection, Rivera goes for a head kick and Ewell avoids it. Rivera nails Ewell with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Ewell and Rivera exchange some jabs. Ewell starts landing some leg kicks against Rivera, Ewell nails a swinging Rivera with a counter strike combination. Rivera then cracks Ewell with four straight jabs to the face, Rivera cracks a kicking Ewell with a counter right hook. Rivera starts landing leg kicks of his own against Ewell, Ewell cracks an incoming Rivera with a pair of lefts. Rivera hits Ewell with a left followed by a combination, Rivera nails a swinging Ewell with a counter strike combination. Rivera scores a takedown on Ewell after a wild striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Andre Ewell def. Irwin Rivera by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Tyson Nam vs. Jerome Rivera

Round One: The round begins with Rivera attacking Nam with a front kick, Rivera then cracks Nam with a side kick to the midsection. Rivera starts nailing Nam with some leg kicks, Nam fires back at Rivera and he attacks him with rights. Rivera connects with a multiple strike combination against Nam, Nam backs up Rivera while taking some swings at him. Nam connects with a right hook on a backing Rivera, Nam follows up with a counter right hook on a kicking Rivera. Nam cracks a moving Rivera with a right hook to the midsection, Rivera looks for a superman punch before landing a knee strike on Nam. Rivera barely lands a spinning elbow strike on Nam, Nam backs Rivera into the cage wall while landing a combination. Nam grabs Rivera and he gets him up against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rivera

Round Two: The round begins with Rivera landing a kick to the midsection of Nam, Nam drops Rivera with a right and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Tyson Nam def. Jerome Rivera by TKO via strikes (0:34, R2)


UFC Vegas 11 takes place on Saturday, September 19 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.

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