UFC Vegas 49 Results, Live Coverage And Discussion: Islam Makhachev Dominates Bobby Green!

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Results

Main Card (ESPN+, 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT)

  • (#4) Islam Makhachev def. Bobby Green via TKO (punches) (3:23, R1)
  • Wellington Turman def. Misha Cirkunov via submission (armbar) (1:29, R2)
  • Priscila Cachoeira def. Ji Yeon Kim via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Arman Tsarukyan def. Joel Alvarez via TKO (punches) (1:57, R2)
  • Armen Petrosyan def. Gregory Rodrigues via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Prelims (ESPN+, 4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT)

  • Ignacio Bahamondes def. Rong Zhu via submission (guillotine) (1:40, R3)
  • Josiane Nunes def. Ramona Pascual via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
  • Terrance McKinney def. Fares Ziam via submission (rear-naked choke) (2:11, R1)
  • Jonathan Martinez def. Alejandro Perez via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Ramiz Brahimaj def. Micheal Gillmore via submission (rear-naked choke) (2:02, R1)
  • Carlos Hernandez def. Victor Altamirano via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Play-by-Play

(#4) Islam Makhachev vs. Bobby Green

Round One - Makhachev has a high kick blocked to start. Green lands a leg kick, slides out of the way of a left hook from Makhachev, Green kicks Makhachev in mid-section, Makhachev catches the leg and pushes Green to the fence. Makhachev dives for a takedown, Green holds his balance well but Makhachev gets the fight to the mat and quickly transitions to side control. Makhachev tries to get to Mount, Green defends well but Makhachev slides himself to mount and unloads the ground-and-pound. Green scrambles, gives up his back, tucks the chin well but Makhachev reins down shot after shot and referee Herb Dean waved this one off. Islam Makhachev is here to stay!

Result: (#4) Islam Makhachev def. Bobby Green via TKO (punches) (3:23, R1)

Misha Cirkunov vs. Wellington Turman

Round One - Cirkunov opens the action with a leg kick and Turman drills him with an overhand right. Turman initiates the clinch, looks for the takedown but Cirkunov fights the hands, Turman backs off and circles to the back and looks to latch in the under-hooks. Turman partially locks-in a head-and-arm choke, Cirkunov scrambles, Turman falls to the mat, Cirkunov drills him with a 1-2 and trips Turman to the mat and looks for a north-south choke but ends up loosing the grip. Cirkunov transitions to Mount and lands a bevy of shots, looks to take the back as Turman scrambles but the buzzer sounds to end the opening frame.

Round Two - Cirkunov latches onto Turman in the clinch to start, Turman lands an elbow inside, Cirkunov trips him to the canvas, Turman scrambled and ends up in guard and immediately latches onto an arm and Cirkunov has no choice but to tap! What an ending!

Result: Wellington Turman def. Misha Cirkunov via submission (armbar) (1:29, R2)

Ji Yeon Kim vs. Priscila Cachoeira

Round One - Cachoeira comes out the aggressor and lands a looping right hand. Kim lands a 1-2 in response then lands a kick Cachoeira's lead leg. Kim works the jab, then fires off a left hand that finds a home. A hook from Cachoeira lands, Kim dives for a takedown but is shoved aside. Cachoeira's looking for the one-shot finisher but can't quite seem to land it as of yet. Kim lands a jab and Cachoeira lands a perfectly timed takedown to end the opening frame.

Round Two - Kim sticks a jab to open, Cachoeira loads up an overhand right but just misses before eating a right hook from Kim, who then lands a jab. Cachoeira lands a power right hand then goes for a jump-kick but whiffs. A left hook lands for Cachoeira, then a right and rips a hook to the body at the horn and this one is headed to the third and final round.

Round Three - Cachoeira continues to push the pace but Kim lands a 1-2 then a right hand. Cachoeira lands a right hook then another, Kim drills Cachoeira with a left hook and a leg kick. Kim works the jab, then another leg kick before sticking yet another jab onto Cachoeira. Kim lands a big right hand then another jab, Cachoeira continues to fire off wild power shots but Kim continues to work the jab. Cachoeira stuns Kim with a Superman punch then both woman throw absolute bombs with not much, if any blocking involved until the horn sounds and this one is headed to the judge's scorecards.

Result: Priscila Cachoeira def. Ji Yeon Kim via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Gregory Rodrigues vs. Armen Petrosyan

Round One - Rodrigues opens with a right hand, Petrosyan fires back with a jab and a kick to Rodrigues' lead leg. Rodrigues drills Petrosyan with another right, Petrosyan continues to work in the leg kicks, then a left hand, then yet another lead leg kick. Petrosyan rips a left hook to the body, then a left up top, Rodrigues fires back with a counter right, then a jab, then another right at the horn that ends the opening frame.

Round Two - Rodrigues lands a right to open, then another. Petrosyan fires back with a left then a right that both lane. Petrosyan lands a 1-2 then another leg kick but Rodrigues fires a right straight down the middle that stings Petrosyan. Another leg kick lands for Petrosyan, then a left before stunning Rodrigues with a left hook. Petrosyan starts peppering Rodrigues with the jab then another leg kick. Rodrigues dives in for a takedown and gets it, Petrosyan slides to the cage and gets himself back to the feet but time runs out and this one is heading to the third and final round.

Round Three - Petrosyan works the leg to open the final frame. Rodrigues lands a 1-2 then a jab and a leg kick to boot. Rodrigues lands an overhand right then a straight right lands. Petrosyan goes for another leg kick but Rodrigues uses it to get this fight back to the ground and lands a takedown. Petrosyan rolls, Rodrigues gets the back but Petrosyan scrambles and does a great job of getting back to his feet. A left lands for Petrosyan, a right for Rodrigues, then a jab, Petrosyan lands another kick to the leg, Rodrigues goes for a last-minute takedown but Petrosyan stuffs it and the horn sounds to send this one to the judge's scorecards.

Result: Armen Petrosyan def. Gregory Rodrigues via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)


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