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Main Card (ESPN 2, 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT)
Jiri Prochazka (No. 5) def. Dominick Reyes (No. 3) via KO (4:29, R2)
Giga Chikadze (No. 14) def. Cub Swanson (No. 15) via TKO (1:03, R1)
Ion Cutelaba vs. Dustin Jacoby ends in a split-draw (29-28, 28-29, 28-28)
Sean Strickland (No. 15) def. Krzysztof Jotko via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Merab Dvalishvili (No. 12) def. Cody Stamann (No. 13) via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Prelims (ESPN 2, 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT)
Luana Pinheiro def. Randa Markos by disqualification via illegal strike (4:16, R1)
TJ Brown def. Kai Kamaka III via split-decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Luana Carolina def. Poliana Botelho via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Loma Lookboonmee def. Sam Hughes via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Andreas Michailidis def. KB Bhullar via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Felipe Colares def. Luke Sanders via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
***Continue below for play-by-play coverage once the main card begins***
Dominick Reyes (No. 3) vs. Jiri Prochazka (No. 5)
Round One: The main event of the evening is officially underway with Herb Dean as the third man in the octagon. Reyes opens the actions with a lead leg kick that lands. Jiri just misses a uppercut and also missed a right hook right behind. Jiri drills Reyes with a right hook and Reyes perfectly times a takedown by Jiri scrambled and powers back to his feet and unloads a straight right that wobbles Reyes and follows it up with a straight left that lands. Jiri continues to unload right hooks and opens up a cut on the face of Reyes but Reyes fires back with a straight left that slows Jiri down for a moment but Jiri continues to swarm Reyes and ends the round with a right hook at the buzzer.
Round Two: After a wild opening frame, the second round begins and Reyes lands a kick to the body of Jiri to open the action. Reyes unloads a flurry of hooks but Jiri is able to slide out of the way of most of them and then Jiri drills Reyes with a left hook that stops Reyes in his tracks. Jiri perfectly timed a straight left that snaps Reyes' head back after Reyes missed a spinning back-fist. Jiri lands a step-in elbow but Reyes drills him with a left hook. Jiri shoots for a takedown, Reyes grabs his neck for a guillotine but Jiri is able to slide out of the hold and ends up in top control and Jiri starts unloading massive ground and pound, Reyes gets back to his feet but Jiri throws an outrageous spinning back elbow that sends Reyes out cold and referee Herb Dean immediately stops the fight. What a performance by Jiri Prochazka. Knockout of the year candidate.
Result - Jiri Prochazka (No. 5) def. Dominick Reyes (No. 3) via KO (4:29, R2)
Giga Chikadze (No. 14) vs. Cub Swanson (No. 15)
Round One: The co-main event of the evening is officially underway. Giga opens up with a heavy lead leg kick and Cub lands a straight right. Giga lands a right hook and Giga folds Swanson with a vicious body kick and after a few shots of ground and pound, referee Jason Herzog waves this one off. What a performance by Giga Chikadze.
Result - Giga Chikadze (No. 14) def. Cub Swanson (No. 15) via TKO (1:03, R1)
Ion Cutelaba vs. Dustin Jacoby
Round One: The fight that sparked social media ablaze during the weigh ins is officially underway. Jacoby lands a pair of left jabs to open the action and follows it up with a pair of heavy lead leg kicks that both find a home. Cutelaba lands an overhand right and drills Jacoby with a left hook then goes for a level change and gets Jacoby against the fence and drags him to the mat. Jacoby powers back to his feet but Cutelaba drags him right back down and ends up on his back where he unloads heavy right hooks that all find their mark and starts drilling Jacoby with slicing elbows and then picks him up and slams him down to the mat where he drills Jacoby with another few elbows. Cutelaba is absolutely unloading on Jacoby now and referee Mark Smith is warning Jacoby to start moving and blocking or he'll step in and stop this one. Jacoby finally gets back to his feet and circles back to the center of the octagon but the buzzer sounds that'll send this one to the second round. Could've easily been a 10-8 round in favor of Cutelaba.
Round Two: Round number two is underway and Cutelaba goes surging towards Jacoby and gets him right back to the mat. Jacoby doesn't let Cutelaba get any offense in this time and gets back to the center of the octagon where he stuffs a Cutelaba takedown attempt. Jacoby starts to time his jab and lands a pair of them flush on Cutelaba's nose and Cutelaba's seen enough and goes for another takedown but Jacoby does a great job of pushing him off and getting back to the center of the octagon. Jacoby lands yet another jab but Cutelaba drills him with a straight right that finds it's mark, Jacoby fires back with a straight left and Cutelaba just misses a counter left hook. Jacoby starts unloading and nails Cutelaba with a straight left and follows it up with a right hook that also lands and the buzzer sounds to send this one to round number three.
Round Three: This one has somehow ended up in the third and final round and these two come out swinging just as they did in the previous 10-minutes. Cutelaba very well could've won the opening round 10-8 but Jacoby changed the tides and could've won round number two. Jacoby looks to be the fresher fighter and continues to see his left jab land. Cutelaba is visibly gassed but continues to throw recklessly. Jacoby goes for a flying knee but Cutelaba catches it and clinches Jacoby against the fence with 90-seconds to go in this light heavyweight matchup. Jacoby switches momentum and has Cutelaba clinched against the fence but lets go and looks for the finish as the clock ticks under one minute remaining. Jacoby clinches Cutelaba back against the fence but let's go and lands a left hook on the break and Jacoby shoots in for the takedown and lands it as the buzzer sounds to send this one to the judge's scorecards in what could very well end up being a draw.
Result - Ion Cutelaba vs. Dustin Jacoby ends in a split-draw (29-28, 28-29, 28-28)
Sean Strickland (No. 15) vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Round One: This middleweight bout is officially underway. Jotko starts the action with a straight left that lands flush. Strickland fires back with a straight right that catches Jotko's attention. Jotko drills Strickland with an overhand left and just misses a straight left right behind. Strickland finds a home for a pair of jabs and follows it up with a straight right that lands right on Jotko's nose. Jotko takes a level change and Strickland drills him with an uppercut that sends Jotko to retreat to the fence to get his barrings. Jotko can't find a home for a wild spinning back-fist. Strickland fakes a flying knee and lands a straight right on the way down right before the buzzer sounds and that's the end of the opening frame.
Round Two: Round number two begins and Jotko again throws a wild spinning back-fist that doesn't come close and Strickland sticks a straight left that finds it's mark. Jotko slips out of the way of a Strickland jab and drills Strickland with a left hook. Jotko throws yet another wild spinning strike but Strickland takes advantage of the recklessness and fires a straight left that lands on the temple of Jotko. Strickland lands a pair of lead leg kicks but Jotko drills him with a left hook. Strickland continues to stick those jabs in and he seemingly finds a home for each and every one of them and then follows it up with a sharp kick to Jotko's lead leg as the damage starts to show on Jotko's nose and right eye as the buzzer sounds to send this one to the third and final round.
Round Three: The third and final round begins and Jotko may need a finish to steal a win out from under Strickland. Jotko slips out of the way of a flying knee attempt and partially lands a left hook to boot. Strickland is able to slide out of the way of a massive overhand right from Jotko and lands a slick 1-2 combo onto the already damaged nose of Jotko, who comes firing back with a straight left that lands. Strickland continues to land the jab as Jotko fakes a level change and eats a straight right in response. Jotko throws a pair of Hail Mary head kicks, misses both and throws one final wild spinning back-fist but comes up short as the buzzer sounds which will send this one to the judge's scorecards.
Result - Sean Strickland (No. 15) def. Krzysztof Jotko via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Merab Dvalishvili (No. 12) vs. Cody Stamann (No. 13)
Round One: The main card opener between this pair of top-15 bantamweight is officially underway. Stamann opens the action with a hard left hook that lands flush but Merab answers the call with a hook of own that lands and gives immediately in for the takedown which partially lands but Stamann is able to scramble right back to his feet and circle back to the center of the octagon. Merab lands a right uppercut as Stamann comes in for a level change but Stamann goes right back on the attack for the takedown and clinches Merab against the fence. Merab powers out of the hold and just misses a head kick on Stamann and dives right in for a takedown which again, partially lands but Stamann is once again able to get right back to his feet. Merab goes for another takedown but is met with a Stamann knee that just misses the mark. Merab lands a jab then follows it up with a hook that finds a home and again goes for a takedown but Stamann stuffs the attempt and holds Merab in a guillotine until the buzzer sounds signifying the end of the opening frame.
Round Two: Round number two begins and Stamann is the one that goes right in for the takedown and lands it but Merab starts unloading with punches to the side of Stamann's head which allows Merab to escape back to his feet. Merab rushes right back in for a takedown of his own, teases a bulldog choke uses it to end up in partial top control but not for long as Stamann once again gets back to his feet. Merab lands a straight left, dives in for be takedown, Stamann scrambles but ends up in a guillotine attempt from Merab but the hold isn't fully locked in and Stamann gets OT of danger and back to his feet. Merab mixes it up nicely with a right hook to the body and a stabbing front kick that both find a home and then shoots in for a takedown and this time, he gets it but Stamann quickly gets back to his feet. Merab latches onto Stamann's head and judo throws him but Stamann rolls out of danger and ends up on top but the buzzer sounds and this one is headed to the third and final round.
Round Three: The third and final round begins and Merab continues to push the pace despite doing so for the first 10-minutes. Merab lands a left jab, Stamann narrowly misses a wild counter overhand left and eats a left hook from Merab for his troubles. Merab lands a pair of straight lefts and the clock ticks under two minutes and it appears as if Stamann may need a finish to win this one. Merab shoots for a takedown but Stamman stuffs it and ends up on top control with 90-seconds remaining in this one. Merab remains active from his back and lands some shots and Stamann just misses a slicing left elbow as the clock ticks under a minute. Stamann gets back to his feet but trips Merab and ends up with back control, slides back to mount, gets back to his feet and the pair throw recklessly until the buzzer sounds sending this one to the judge's scorecards.
Result - Merab Dvalishvili (No. 12) def. via unanimous decision Cody Stamann (No. 13) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)