UFC Vegas 26 Results: Marina Rodriguez vs. Michelle Waterson, Alex Morono Destroys Cowboy & More!

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Main Card (8pm EST., ESPN)

#6 (Strawweight) Marina Rodriguez def. #9 (Strawweight) Michelle Waterson by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)

Alex Morono def. #15 (Lightweight) Donald Cerrone by TKO via strikes (4:40, R1)

#9 Neil Magny def. #10 Geoff Neal by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Marcos Rogerio De Lima def. Maurice Greene by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

#14 Gregor Gillespie def. #12 Diego Ferreira by TKO via strikes (4:51, R2)

Phil Hawes def. Kyle Daukaus by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)

Preliminary Card (6pm EST., ESPN+)

Michael Trizano def. Ludovit Klein by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Junyong Park def. Tafon Nchukwi by majority decision (30-25, 29-26, 28-28)

Carlston Harris def. Christian Aguilera by submission via anaconda choke (2:52, R1)


#6 (Strawweight) Marina Rodriguez vs. #9 (Strawweight) Michelle Waterson

Round One: The round begins with the fighters attempting a few kicks, Rodriguez nails a swinging Waterson with a counter right. Waterson hits Rodriguez with a leg kick and side kick, Rodriguez comes forward and she attacks Waterson with a combination. Waterson hits Rodriguez with a side kick to the face, Rodriguez recovers and she cracks Waterson with a right. Rodriguez and Waterson exchange a few right hooks, Rodriguez attacks Waterson with a front kick followed by a right. Waterson attacks Rodriguez with some leg kicks, Rodriguez blocks a high side kick before swinging away at Waterson. Waterson trips up a swinging Rodriguez with a low kick, the fighters clinch as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rodriguez

Round Two: The round begins with Rodriguez attacking Waterson with a variety of kicks, Waterson looks for a side kick to the head of Rodriguez. Rodriguez pops a swinging Waterson with a counter right, Waterson responds with her own counter right on Rodriguez. Waterson also nails Rodriguez with a kick to the midsection, Rodriguez backs Waterson up while throwing a combination. Rodriguez and Waterson exchange strikes before clinching, Rodriguez cracks Waterson with a knee strike to the midsection. Waterson lands a counter left on a swinging Rodriguez, Rodriguez and Waterson exchange some leg kicks. Rodriguez nails Waterson with knee strikes during a brief clinch, Rodriguez starts landing more leg kicks on Waterson. Waterson nails an incoming Rodriguez with a side kick, Rodriguez backs Waterson into the cage wall while landing a multiple strike combination. Rodriguez lands an elbow 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 Rodriguez swinging away on Waterson, Rodriguez attacks Waterson with a high kick before clinching. The fighters separate and Waterson eats more body shots from Rodriguez, Rodriguez backs Waterson into the cage wall while landing a multiple strike combination. Waterson goes back to landing side kicks on Rodriguez, Waterson attacks Rodriguez with a variety of leg kicks. Rodriguez cracks Waterson with a kick to the midsection, Rodriguez again attacks Waterson with a combination. Rodriguez cracks a swinging Waterson with a counter right, Rodriguez backs up Waterson while landing multiple combinations. Rodriguez and Waterson have a wild striking exchange while clinching, Waterson lands a body kick on Rodriguez as the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with Rodriguez attacking Waterson with some combinations, Rodriguez goes for a high kick and Waterson blocks it. Waterson cracks an incoming Rodriguez with a short right, Rodriguez continues throwing high kicks at Waterson. Waterson scores a takedown on Rodriguez and she gets the open guard, Waterson advances to the half guard of Rodriguez while landing some strikes. Waterson attacks Rodriguez with a lot of ground and pound, Waterson maintains top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Waterson (Overall Score: 39-37 for Rodriguez)

Round Five: The round begins with Waterson and Rodriguez taking some swings at each other, Waterson attempts a high kick against Rodriguez. Rodriguez backs up Waterson while attempting a head kick, Waterson responds by landing a head kick of her own. Waterson rocks Rodriguez with a back kick to the midsection, Rodriguez responds by cracking Waterson with a right. Rodriguez backs Waterson into the cage wall while swinging away at her, Waterson comes forward and she nails Rodriguez with a right. Rodriguez and Waterson exchange some leg kicks, Waterson misses a spinning back fist on a swinging Rodriguez. Rodriguez cracks a backing Waterson with a head kick, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Waterson (Final Score: 48-47 for Rodriguez)

Official Result: #6 (Strawweight) Marina Rodriguez def. #9 (Strawweight) Michelle Waterson by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)

#15 (Lightweight) Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Morono

Round One: The round begins with Morono immediately attacking Cerrone with a right, the fighters clinch and battle along the cage wall. The fighters trade strikes while in the clinch, Morono lands a few uppercuts while separating from Cerrone. Cerrone nails Morono with a few kicks to the midsection, Cerrone comes forward and Morono nails him with a right to the midsection. Cerrone continues attacking Morono with kicks to the midsection, Cerrone grabs Morono and they clinch near the cage wall. Morono separates after throwing Cerrone to the ground, Cerrone gets up and he again clinches with a swinging Morono. Cerrone also starts attacking Morono with some leg kicks, Morono stuns Cerrone after landing a right. Morono lands his own leg kicks on Cerrone, Morono rocks a swinging Cerrone with a counter right. Morono attacks a standing Cerrone witn a plethora of unanswered strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Alex Morono def. #15 (Lightweight) Donald Cerrone by TKO via strikes (4:40, R1)

#9 Neil Magny vs. #10 Geoff Neal

Round One: The round begins with Magny attacking Neal with a high kick, Neal cracks a swinging Magny with a counter left. Neal grabs Magny and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Neal attacks Magny with combinations, Neal continues popping Magny with lefts. The fighters clinch again along the cage wall, Magny and Neal exchange more strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Neal attacks Magny with more lefts, Neal grabs a swinging Magny and he gets him back against the cage wall. Magny gets behind Neal while looking for a takedown, Magny drags Neal to the ground and Neal gets back up while eating strikes. Magny cracks Neal with a kick to the midsection, the fighters clinch and exchange strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Neal

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters trading some jabs, Magny pops an incoming Neal with a right. Neal comes forward as Magny swings away at him, Neal lands a punching combo of his own on Magny. Magny cracks Neal with a kick to the midsection, Magny keeps Neal at range while swinging away at him. Neal scores a takedown on Magny and Magny gets up while eating strikes, Magny again kicks Neal in the midsection. Magny fails at a takedown attempt and Neal gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Magny gets Neal against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Neal winds up spinning Magny into the cage wall before separating. Magny again picks Neal apart with strikes while at a distance, Neal again gets Magny against the cage wall for a short time. The fighters clinch and swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Magny attacks Neal with a pair of front kicks. Neal comes forward and he attacks Magny with some combinations, Magny nails Neal with a kick to the midsection. Magny lands a right and a side kick to the midsection of Neal, Magny stays at range while swinging away at Neal. Neal gets Magny against the cage wall after landing a few lefts, Magny gets free while landing combos on Neal. Magny scores a takedown on Neal and Neal gets back up a short time later, Magny controls the head of Neal while throwing knee strikes. Neal backs up Magny while landing a straight left, Magny jabs away at Neal as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #9 Neil Magny def. #10 Geoff Neal by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Maurice Greene vs. Marcos Rogerio De Lima

Round One: The round begins with Greene cracking De Lima with a left, De Lima fires back with some combos of his own. Greene steps forward and he attacks De Lima with an elbow strike, De Lima grabs Greene and he holds him against the cage wall. De Lima scores a takedown on Greene and he gets the full guard, De Lima attacks Greene with some ground and pound. De Lima maintains top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for De Lima

Round Two: The round begins with De Lima scoring a takedown on a swinging Greene, De Lima gets the half guard while landing some ground and pound. Greene tries scrambling while De Lima lands more ground and pound, De Lima maintains top control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with De Lima grabbing a swinging Greene and he scores a takedown a short time later, De Lima settles in the half guard position while landing strikes on Greene. De Lima attacks Greene with some ground and pound, De Lima looks for a forearm choke and Greene defends against it. De Lima gains side control while landing more strikes on Greene, Greene scrambles while De Lima lands more strikes. De Lima gets the north/south position on a scrambling Greene, Greene scrambles and De Lima moves into the half guard. De Lima lands some more ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Marcos Rogerio De Lima def. Maurice Greene by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

#12 Diego Ferreira vs. #14 Gregor Gillespie

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some jabs, Gillespie starts landing some leg kicks on Ferreira. Gillespie pops Ferreira with a front kick to the midsection, Gillespie grabs Ferreira and he gets a takedown a short time later. Ferreira gets up and he scores his own takedown on Gillespie, Gillespie gets up and the fighters swing away at each other. Ferreira stuns Gillespie after landing a two punch combination, Gillespie goes for a takedown and Ferreira defends while landing a right. Gillespie scores another takedown and Ferreira gets back up, Ferreira drags Ferreira back to the ground while landing some ground and pound. Gillespie scrambles and Ferreira rolls for an omaplata, Gillespie gets free and Ferreira scrambles to get back up. Gillespie scores another takedown on Ferreira and Ferreira gets back up a short time later, Gillespie slips and Ferreira gets back control when they hit the ground again. Ferreira lands ground and pound on Gillespie as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ferreira

Round Two: The round begins with Ferreira swinging away at Gillespie, Gillespie hits Ferreira with a front kick to the midsection. Gillespie looks for a takedown and Ferreira defends while landing a few strikes, Gillespie again goes for a takedown and Ferreira continues defending. Ferreira drops for a choke and Gillespie defends to get top control on the ground, Ferreira scrambles and he gets back up. Ferreira drags Gillespie to the ground after a kimura attempt and Gillespie gets top control, Ferreira scrambles to his feet and Gillespie drags him back to the ground. Gillespie starts attacking Ferreira with some ground and pound, Gillespie gains back control on Ferreira while landing more strikes. Gillespie gains full mount on Ferreira while landing a lot of ground and pound, Gillespie gets back control again and he lands more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #14 Gregor Gillespie def. #12 Diego Ferreira by TKO via strikes (4:51, R2)

Phil Hawes vs. Kyle Daukaus

Round One: The round begins with the fighters trading jabs and leg kicks, Hawes looks for a takedown after eating a left from Daukaus. Hawes attacks Daukaus with multiple kicks to the midsection, Hawes scores a takedown on Daukaus and he gets the half guard. Hawes looks for a Von Flue choke and Daukaus sweeps Hawes to get top control, Daukaus gets back control on Hawes and Hawes gets back up. Daukaus looks for a takedown and Hawes attacks him with elbow strikes, the fighters trade knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Daukaus

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Daukaus rocks Hawes with a spinning back fist after a missed high kick. Hawes scores a takedown on Daukaus and Daukaus gets right back up, the fighters separate and Daukaus lands a combination on Hawes. Daukaus keeps landing combos on Hawes before eating a body shot from him, Hawes stuns Daukaus after landing a short right. Daukaus grabs Hawes and he gets him up against the cage wall, Daukaus spins Hawes and he gets him against the cage wall before separating. Hawes cracks Daukaus with a kick to the midsection, Hawes accidentally nails Daukaus low and the fight is halted. The action resumes with Hawes swinging away at Daukaus, Hawes attacks the midsection of Daukaus with a variety of strikes. Hawes then hits Daukaus with a trio of rights, Hawes then pops Daukaus with a right hook as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Hawes attacking Daukaus with combinations, Hawes eats a few jabs before kicking Daukaus in the midsection. Hawes scores a takedown on Daukaus and he gets the full guard, Daukaus eats a few strikes while looking for the submission. Hawes attacks Daukaus with some ground and pound, Hawes gains the half guard while landing ground and pound on Daukaus. Hawes briefly gained back control before regaining the half guard on Daukaus, Hawes goes back to attacking Daukaus with ground and pound. Hawes lands some more strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Phil Hawes def. Kyle Daukaus by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)

Ludovit Klein vs. Michael Trizano

Round One: The round begins with Klein peppering Trizano with some jabs, Klein then hits Trizano with a two punch combination. Trizano responds by landing a counter right on a swinging Klein, Trizano catches a sliding Klein with a left hook. Klein recovers and he nails Trizano with a front kick, Klein lands a body kick on a jabbing Trizano. Klein goes for a high kick and Trizano manages to block it, Trizano then hits Klein with a kick to the midsection. Klein scores a takedown on Trizano and he gets him in a seated position, Trizano wall walks to his feet and Klein keeps him against the cage wall. Trizano separates and swings away at Klein as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Klein

Round Two: The round begins with Trizano backing up Klein after landing a right, Klein goes for a high kick and Trizano avoids it. Klein stuns Trizano with a back fist followed by a high kick attempt, Klein grabs Trizano and he gets him up against the cage wall. Trizano gets free after cracking Klein with a knee strike, Klein comes forward and he nails Trizano with a left. Klein and Trizano exchange some leg kicks, Klein and Trizano also exchange some combinations. Klein scores a takedown on Trizano and he gets him in a seated position, Klein keeps Trizano down as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Klein kicking Trizano in the midsection, Trizano rocks Klein after landing a pair of rights. Klein fires back and he cracks Trizano with an overhand left, Klein backs up Trizano while throwing a few kicks. Trizano backs up Klein again while throwing combinations, Klein starts attacking Trizano with leg kicks. Klein again nails Trizano with a kick to the midsection, Trizano starts landing leg kicks of his own against Klein. Trizano follows Klein around the cage while swinging away at him, Klein drags Trizano to the ground before getting him in a seated position. Trizano wall walks to his feet to get the fight standing again, Klein scores another takedown on Trizano and Trizano catches him in a guillotine choke as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Michael Trizano def. Ludovit Klein by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Junyong Park vs. Tafon Nchukwi

Round One: The round begins with Nchukwi attacking Park with some combinations, Park nails Nchukwi with a multiple punch combination. Nchukwi lands a few shots to the midsection of Park, Nchukwi and Park exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. Nchukwi punches his way free from the clinch with Park, Nchukwi and Park exchange some jabs. Nchukwi starts landing some leg kicks against Park, Nchukwi and Park exchange some right hooks to the head. Nchukwi goes for a spinning elbow strike and Park avoids it, Nchukwi accidentally nails Park low and the fight is halted. The action resumes with the fighters trading more jabs, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nchukwi

Round Two: The round begins with Park and Nchukwi exchanging leg kicks, Nchukwi nails Park with a right to the midsection. Nchukwi charges at Park while swinging away at him, Nchukwi backs up Park while throwing a few kicks. Park catches a swinging Nchukwi in a standing guillotine choke, Nchukwi accidentally nails Park low again and the fight is halted. The action resumes with the referee taking a point from Nchukwi, the fight resumes with the fighters trading some left hooks. Nchukwi comes forward and he swings away at a backing Park, Park pops a swinging Nchukwi with a counter left hook. Park scores a takedown on Nchukwi and Nchukwi quickly sweeps him to get top control, Park scrambles to his feet as Nchukwi swings at him. Nchukwi pops Park with an overhand right hook, Nchukwi goes for a takedown and Park counters with a guillotine choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Park (Overall Score: 19-18 for Park)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some jabs, Nchukwi comes forward and he cracks Park with a few rights. Park cracks a bending Nchukwi with a straight right, Park scores a takedown on Nchukwi and he gets the half guard. Nchukwi wall walks to his feet and Park keeps him against the cage wall, Park drags Nchukwi back to the ground a short time later. Park gains the half guard on Nchukwi before gaining back control, Park looks for a rear naked choke before landing ground and pound. Park gains the full mount while landing more ground and pound, Nchukwi scrambles and Park maintains top control. Park nails Nchukwi with more ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Park (Final Score: 29-26 for Park)

Official Result: Junyong Park def. Tafon Nchukwi by majority decision (30-25, 29-26, 28-28)

Christian Aguilera vs. Carlston Harris

Round One: The round begins with Harris getting a swinging Aguilera against the cage wall, the fighters trade some strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and take a few swings at each other, Harris pops a swinging Aguilera with a counter right. Aguilera responds by rocking Harris with a short right uppercut, Harris then stuns a swinging Aguilera with a counter left followed by a right. Aguilera goes for a takedown and Harris catches him in an anaconda choke and Aguilera goes out cold.

Official Result: Carlston Harris def. Christian Aguilera by submission via anaconda choke (2:52, R1)


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