UFC Vegas 14 Results: Rafael Dos Anjos Shines At Lightweight, Khaos Williams Gets Highlight KO

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Main Card (7pm EST., ESPN+)

#12 (Welterweight) Rafael Dos Anjos def. #7 Paul Felder by split decision (48-47, 45-50, 45-50)

Khaos Williams def. Abdul Razak Alhassan by KO via punch (0:30, R1)

Ashley Yoder def. Miranda Granger by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-27)

Sean Strickland def. Brendan Allen by TKO via strikes (1:32, R2)

Cory McKenna def. Kay Hansen by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (5pm EST., ESPN+)

Kanako Murata def. Randa Markos by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Tony Gravely def. Gerald De Freitas by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

Alex Morono def. Rhys McKee by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Don’Tale Mayes def. Roque Martinez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)


#7 Paul Felder vs. #12 (Welterweight) Rafael Dos Anjos

Round One: The round begins with Felder attacking Dos Anjos with leg kicks, Dos Anjos cracks Felder with a left followed by a body kick. Felder then hits Dos Anjos with a front kick to the midsection and Dos Anjos responds with a body kick, Felder attempts a spinning elbow strike against Dos Anjos. Dos Anjos grabs Felder and he gets him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown on him, Felder wall walks to his feet and Dos Anjos goes for a standing arm triangle choke. Felder defends and they exchange some knee strikes before separating, Felder then cracks Dos Anjos with a short left uppercut. Dos Anjos comes forward and Felder swings away at him, Felder attempts another spinning back elbow strike against Dos Anjos. Dos Anjos cracks Felder with a straight left before Felder gets him against the cage wall, Dos Anjos drags Felder to the ground and Felder gets right back up. Dos Anjos cracks Felder with a left hook as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dos Anjos

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters trading front kicks, Dos Anjos backs up Felder while swinging away at him. Dos Anjos grabs Felder and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and trade some strikes. Felder starts attacking Dos Anjos with some leg kicks, Dos Anjos and Felder exchange a bunch of jabs to the face. Dos Anjos grabs Felder and he gets him up against the cage wall, Dos Anjos cracks Felder with a few knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, Dos Anjos nails Felder with another kick to the midsection. Dos Anjos follows up by cracking Felder with a left hook, Dos Anjos and Felder exchange some combinations. Dos Anjos goes for a high kick and Felder blocks it before eating a few body shots, Dos Anjos grabs Felder and he gets him back against the cage wall. Dos Anjos scores a takedown on Felder and he gets him in a seated position, Felder gets back to his feet and Dos Anjos gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Felder lands a body kick on Dos Anjos, Dos Anjos cracks Felder with a left as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Felder attacking Dos Anjos with a high kick, Felder also lands some leg kicks on Dos Anjos. Dos Anjos backs up Felder while going for a body kick, Dos Anjos backs Felder into the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters separate and Felder gets Dos Anjos against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Dos Anjos scores a takedown on Felder. Felder wall walks to his feet and Dos Anjos holds him against the cage wall, Dos Anjos lands an elbow strike on Felder as they separated. Dos Anjos gets Felder back against the cage wall after eating a knee strike, Dos Anjos scores another takedown on Felder and he gets the half guard as the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with Felder attempting a jumping knee strike against Dos Anjos, Felder cracks a kicking Dos Anjos with a counter right. Felder backs up Dos Anjos while throwing some combinations, Felder cracks a swinging Dos Anjos with a counter right uppercut. Dos Anjos attacks Felder with a kick to the midsection and Felder responds with one of his own, Felder pops a swinging Dos Anjos with a counter left hook. Dos Anjos grabs Felder and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters trade some strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and trade some strikes, Felder lands a counter left cross on a swinging Dos Anjos. Felder scores a takedown on Dos Anjos and Dos Anjos gets back up as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Felder (Overall Score: 39-37 for Dos Anjos)

Round Five: The round begins with Felder and Dos Anjos exchanging body kicks, Dos Anjos comes forward and he cracks Felder with some lefts. Dos Anjos grabs Felder and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Dos Anjos gets Felder back against the cage wall. Dos Anjos scores a takedown on Felder and he gets the half guard, Dos Anjos attacks Felder with some ground and pound. Dos Anjos transitions to the north/south position against Felder, Felder gets up as Dos Anjos attacks him with knee strikes. Dos Anjos scores another takedown on Felder as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dos Anjos (Final Score: 49-46 for Dos Anjos)

Official Result: #12 (Welterweight) Rafael Dos Anjos def. #7 Paul Felder by split decision (48-47, 45-50, 45-50)

Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Khaos Williams

Round One: The round begins with Williams attacking Alhassan with some leg kicks, Alhassan responds with leg kicks of his own. Williams levels a kicking Alhassan with a counter straight right and Alhassan goes out cold.

Official Result: Khaos Williams def. Abdul Razak Alhassan by KO via punch (0:30, R1)

Ashley Yoder vs. Miranda Granger

Round One: The round begins with Granger and Yoder exchanging some leg kicks, Yoder gets Granger against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch, Granger cracks Yoder with an elbow strike to the head. The fighters separate and trade more leg kicks, Granger comes forward and she cracks Yoder with a short right. Yoder scores a takedown on Granger and she gets side control, Granger scrambles and she gets top control on Yoder. Yoder briefly rolls for a knee bar and Granger defends against it, Granger attacks Yoder with some ground and pound. Yoder eventually gets Granger in her full guard, Granger attacks Yoder with more ground and pound. Yoder catches Granger in a triangle choke and Granger defends against it as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Granger

Round Two: The round begins with Yoder taking some swings at Granger, Yoder grabs a swinging Granger and gets her against the cage wall. The fighters trade knee strikes while in the clinch, Granger attacks Yoder with shoulder strikes before scoring a takedown on her. Yoder and Granger exchange more strikes while tangled up on the ground, Yoder winds up gaining top control against Granger. Yoder attacks Granger with some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: the round begins with Granger attacking Yoder with a two punch combination, Granger and Yoder exchange some leg kicks. Yoder grabs Granger and she scores a takedown a short time later, Granger looks for a sweep and Yoder defends against it. Yoder transitions to the full guard against Granger, Yoder transitions to back control on Granger while landing some strikes. Yoder regains the full mount on Granger while landing more strikes, Yoder regains back control while landing more strikes on Granger. Yoder catches Granger in a rear naked choke as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Ashley Yoder def. Miranda Granger by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-27)

Brendan Allen vs. Sean Strickland

Round One: The round begins with the fighters trading jabs, Allen starts landing some leg kicks against Strickland. Strickland cracks a swinging Allen with a counter right hook, Strickland cracks Allen with a two punch combination before scoring a takedown on him. Allen gets up while eating a few strikes and Strickland gets him against the cage wall, Strickland lands strikes on Allen while in the clinch. Strickland separates from Allen while landing a few strikes, Strickland lights up Allen by throwing a few combinations. Allen goes back to landing some jabs on a swinging Strickland, Strickland lands more combos on Allen while eating leg kicks. Allen cracks a swinging Strickland with a counter left hook, Strickland attacks Allen with a few looping rights. Strickland grabs a swinging Allen and he gets him against the cage wall before separating, Strickland and Allen have a wild striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Strickland

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Strickland stuns a kicking Allen with a multiple punch combination. Strickland cracks Allen with several multiple punch combinations, Allen starts landing some leg kicks on Strickland. Allen comes forward as Strickland swings away at him, Strickland rocks Allen with a two punch combination. Strickland pounces on the rocked Allen with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Sean Strickland def. Brendan Allen by TKO via strikes (1:32, R2)

Cory McKenna vs. Kay Hansen

Round One: The round begins with the fighters trading some jabs, McKenna and Hansen exchange some punching combinations. Hansen goes for a high kick and McKenna blocks it, McKenna then cracks Hansen with a two punch combination. Hansen starts attacking McKenna with some leg kicks, Hansen grabs a swinging McKenna and they clinch along the cage wall. Hansen looks for a judo takedown and McKenna manages to stay on her feet, the fighters trade strikes as they separate. McKenna lands a counter strike combination on a swinging Hansen, Hansen backs up McKenna after throwing a front kick. Hansen grabs a swinging McKenna and she gets her up against the cage wall, McKenna spins Hansen into the cage wall while looking for the takedown. Hansen traps the head of McKenna while landing some knee strikes, Hansen gets McKenna to the ground and she gets back control. McKenna lands some strikes on Hansen as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hansen

Round Two: The round begins with Hansen kicking McKenna in the midsection, McKenna and Hansen exchange more combinations. Hansen backs up McKenna after landing a short right hook, Hansen grabs a swinging McKenna and she gets her up against the cage wall. Hansen pops McKenna with a right as they separated, Hansen nails McKenna with another body kick. Hansen also cracks McKenna with multiple knee strikes, McKenna and Hansen trade rights to their face. Hansen nails McKenna with another body kick and knee strike, McKenna lands a counter right on a swinging Hansen. Hansen grabs McKenna and she scores a takedown while gaining back control, Hansen starts hunting for the rear naked choke on McKenna. Hansen rolls for the arm bar and McKenna defends while gaining top control, McKenna starts landing some ground and pound on Hansen. McKenna lands more strikes on Hansen as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with McKenna peppering Hansen with some jabs, Hansen cracks McKenna with an uppercut to the side of the head. Hansen and McKenna exchange some right hooks, Hansen comes forward and she cracks McKenna with a right. Hansen scores a takedown on McKenna and she gets the half guard, Hansen and McKenna exchange some strikes while on the ground. McKenna gets Hansen in her full guard while eating some strikes, Hansen catches McKenna in and arm triangle choke before gaining the full mount. McKenna sweeps Hansen and she gets top control on the ground, McKenna hits Hansen with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Cory McKenna def. Kay Hansen by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Kanako Murata vs. Randa Markos

Round One: The round begins with Markos staying on the outside while taking some swings at Murata, Murata grabs a kicking Markos and she gets her against the cage wall. Murata scores a takedown on Markos and she gets the open guard, Murata transitions to the side control position against Markos. Markos scrambles to her feet and Murata gets her up against the cage wall, Murata scores another takedown on Markos and she gets side control. Murata gains the half guard against Markos, Murata attacks a downed Markos with some ground and pound. Murata starts landing a bunch of unanswered elbow strikes on Markos, Markos rolls for the leg of Murata as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Murata

Round Two: The round begins with Markos taking some swings at Murata, Murata goes for a spinning back fist and Markos avoids it. Markos attacks an incoming Murata with a two punch combination, Markos charges at Murata and Murata avoids her strikes. Markos goes for a spinning back fist and Murata avoids it, Markos cracks Murata with a right before a brief clinch. Markos then hits Murata with a leg kick followed by a right cross, Murata scores a takedown on Markos and she gets her in a seated position. Markos scrambles to her feet and Murata holds her against the cage wall, the fighters trade some strike while in the clinch and until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Markos and Murata having a striking exchange, Markos attacks Murata with leg kicks and front kicks. Murata scores a takedown on Markos and she gets the open guard, Murata catches Markos in a d’arce choke and she transitions to a north/south choke. Murata releases the choke and Markos gets her back in her full guard, Murata attacks Markos with some ground and pound. Markos tries rolling for some submissions while on her back, Murata advances to side control on Markos before posturing up and eating some up kicks. Murata regains top control on the downed Markos, Murata gains the half guard against Markos after avoiding being swept. Murata advances to side control on Markos as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Kanako Murata def. Randa Markos by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Tony Gravely vs. Geraldo De Freitas

Round One: The round begins with De Freitas and Gravely getting into a wild striking exchange, De Freitas goes for a takedown and Gravely sweeps him to get top control. De Freitas scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, De Freitas starts taking some big swings at Gravely. Gravely scores a takedown on De Freitas and he gets the half guard, De Freitas rolls for an arm bar and Gravely defends while keeping top control. Gravely attacks De Freitas with some ground and pound, Gravely postures up before kicking at the legs of De Freitas. Gravely returns to the top position against a downed De Freitas, De Freitas scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. De Freitas goes for a jump knee strike and Gravely gets him back to the ground, Gravely lands some ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gravely

Round Two: The round begins with Gravely looking for a takedown while getting De Freitas against the cage wall, the fighters separate and De Freitas attacks Gravely with leg kicks followed by body kicks. Gravely scores a takedown on De Freitas and he gets side control, Gravely gains the half guard while landing a few strikes. De Freitas gets Gravely in his open guard while eating more strikes, De Freitas scrambles to his feet and Gravely gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, Gravely scores another takedown and De Freitas gets right back up. Gravely scores another takedown on De Freitas and he gets the full guard as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Gravely attempting a high kick against De Freitas, De Freitas comes forward and he cracks Gravely with a right. Gravely scores a takedown on De Freitas and he gets the half guard, Gravely attacks De Freitas with some ground and pound. De Freitas gets a swinging Gravely in his full guard, De Freitas scrambles to his feet and he kicks Gravely in the midsection. Gravely responds by landing his own body kick on De Freitas, De Freitas rocks Gravely with a right and Gravely gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, De Freitas cracks Gravely with a combination while Gravely hunts for takedowns. De Freitas continues landing counter strikes on a swinging Gravely, Gravely scores a takedown on De Freitas and he gets him in a seated position. De Freitas scrambles to his feet and the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for De Freitas (Final Score: 29-28 for Gravely)

Official Result: Tony Gravely def. Gerald De Freitas by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

Rhys McKee vs. Alex Morono

Round One: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Morono lights up McKee with a multiple punch combination. Morono starts landing some jabs to the head of McKee, Morono eats a few strikes before cracking McKee with a right. Morono and McKee exchange a bunch of jabs, McKee goes for a knee strike and Morono lands a counter right on him. Morono backs McKee into the cage wall before cracking him with an elbow strike to the head, Morono follows up with another right on McKee. Morono continuously cracks McKee with a variety of rights, McKee goes for a knee strike and Morono nails him with a four punch combination, McKee lands a knee strike to the midsection of a swinging Morono. McKee lands a counter strike combination on a swinging Morono, Morono rocks McKee after landing a pair of rights. Morono swings away at McKee as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Morono

Round Two: The round begins with Morono attacking McKee with some leg kicks, McKee comes forward and he takes some swings at Morono. The fighters also exchange a bunch of jabs, McKee cracks Morono with a left hook to the midsection. The fighters briefly clinch and exchange a few strikes, Morono backs up McKee after landing a multiple punch combination. Morono follows up by landing an overhand right on McKee, Morono scores a takedown and McKee gets right back up. Morono cracks a swinging McKee with a counter left hook, McKee goes for a flying knee strike and Morono avoids it. Morono and McKee exchange some high kick attempts, Morono cracks a swinging McKee with a counter right hook. McKee looks for a trip takedown and Morono lands an uppercut on him as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a bunch of strikes, Morono pops a swinging McKee with a counter right. McKee cracks Morono with a left hook to the midsection, Morono nails McKee with a knee strike to the head. Morono clinches with McKee while landing a plethora of rights, Morono and McKee exchange some right hooks. McKee backs up Morono after landing a four punch combination, McKee rocks Morono with a few body shots and Morono scores a takedown on him afterwards. Morono rolls for a choke and McKee scrambles to his feet, Morono grabs McKee and he briefly gets him up against the cage wall. The referee halted the fight after McKee’s mouthpiece fell out and landed under the Octagon, the action resumes with the fighters trading knee strikes. Morono then cracks McKee with a front kick to the midsection, Morono scores another takedown on McKee and he gets the open guard. Morono attacks McKee with some ground and pound, Morono gains the half guard on McKee before gaining the full mount. Morono attacks McKee with more ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Alex Morono def. Rhys McKee by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Don'Tale Mayes vs. Roque Martinez

Round One: The round begins with the fighters trading some leg kicks, Mayes backs up Martinez after landing some front kicks. Mayes cracks a kicking Martinez with a counter left hook, Martinez and Mayes exchange a few combinations. Mayes nails a kicking Martinez with another counter left hook, Martinez lands a counter strike combination on Mayes. Martinez then cracks Mayes with a right to the midsection, Martinez goes for a spinning attack and Mayes avoids it. Mayes eats a knee strike while he gets Martinez against the cage wall, Mayes scores a takedown on Martinez and he gets the half guard. Mayes attacks Martinez with some ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mayes

Round Two: The round begins with Martinez landing a few combinations on Mayes, Mayes lands a left on Martinez before landing a knee strike to his midsection. Mayes lands a multiple punch combo to the midsection of Martinez, Mayes eats a few strikes after cracking Martinez with another knee strike. Mayes nails a swinging Martinez with a counter right to the face, Mayes follows up by cracking Martinez with a left cross. Mayes backs up Martinez with a multiple strike combination, Mayes backs Martinez into the cage wall before landing another combination. Martinez grabs Mayes and he gets him against the cage wall, Martinez goes for a takedown and Mayes defends before landing a flying knee strike on him. Martinez charges at Mayes while swinging away at him, Mayes throws a few high kicks as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Mayes landing shots to the midsection of Martinez, Martinez cracks Mayes with a kick to the midsection before eating a right hook. Martinez drags Mayes to the ground and he catches him in a guillotine choke, Martinez releases the choke and Mayes gets to his feet. Mayes grabs Martinez and gets him up against the cage wall, Mayes and Martinez exchange strikes while in the clinch. Mayes cracks Martinez with an elbow strike before eating an uppercut, Martinez backs Mayes into the cage wall after landing two more uppercuts. The fighters separate and Martinez swings away at Mayes, Mayes cracks Martinez with a pair of flying knee strikes to the head. Mayes attempts one more flying knee strike as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Don’Tale Mayes def. Roque Martinez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)


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