Welcome to Fightful.com's results, live coverage, and discussion for UFC Vegas 71: Pavlovich vs. Blaydes.
We will bring you live play-by-play for UFC Vegas 71's main card and full results for the rest of tonight's card. Scroll down to the Disqus boards below and chat with fellow MMA fans during the event.
Main Card (ESPN, 7:00 p.m. EDT/4:00 p.m. PDT)
- (#3) Sergei Pavlovich def. (#4) Curtis Blaydes via TKO (punches) (3:08, R1)
- Bruno Silva def. Brad Tavares via TKO (strikes) (3:35, R1)
- Bobby Green vs. Jared Gordon Ends in a No Contest (accidental head clash) (4:35, R1)
- Iasmin Lucindo def. Brogan Walker via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Prelims (ESPN+, 4:00 p.m. EDT/1:00 p.m. PDT)
- Jeremiah Wells def. Matthew Semelsberger via split-decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
- Christos Giagos def. Rick Glenn via KO (punch) (1:35, R1)
- Montel Jackson def. Rani Yahya via KO (punch) (3:42, R1)
- (#13) Norma Dumont (8-2) def. (#9) Karol Rosa via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Mohammed Usman def. Junior Tafa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- William Gomis def. Francis Marshall via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Brady Hiestand def. Batgerel Danaa via TKO (punches) (4:21, R3)
(#3) Sergei Pavlovich vs. (#4) Curtis Blaydes
Round One - Blaydes lands a low kick to start. Pavlovich lands a right hook, then another, and Blaydes plants a lead leg kick on Pavlovich. Blaydes goes back to the well with another low kick but Pavlovich comes back with a looping right hook and drops Blaydes! However, Blaydes pops right back up to his feet and there may have been somewhat of a slip in there. Pavlovich cracks Blaydes with a left hook and this time, Blaydes is visibly hurt and backs up to the fence. Blaydes grabs a leg but Pavlovich shoves him back and lands a 1-2. Pavlovich is relentless in his attack and drops Blaydes with a 1-2, Blaydes falls forward, and referee Marc Goddard has seen enough! What a performance from Sergei Pavlovich!
Result: (#3) Sergei Pavlovich def. (#4) Curtis Blaydes via TKO (punches) (3:08, R1)
Brad Tavares vs. Bruno Silva
Round One - Tavares opens with a side kick to the body. Tavares stuns Silva with a left hook up top followed by a low kick. Silva lands a side kick to the body and Tavares follows suit with one of his own. Silva lands a 1-2, then rips a right hook to the body as Tavares lands another kick to the body. Silva rocks Tavares with a right hook, Tavares backs up to the fence and tries to punch his way off of it, Silva turns up the pressure and cracks Tavares with a step-in knee then a right hook that drops Tavares and referee Mark Smith waves this one off! Statement performance from Bruno Silva!
Result: Bruno Silva def. Brad Tavares via TKO (strikes) (3:35, R1)
Bobby Green vs. Jared Gordon
Round One - Green opens the action with a right hook to the body followed by a jab up top. Green lands a low kick, Gordon does the same, and Gordon lands a right hook. Green pops the jab, Gordon lands a left hook, and Green lands a front kick to the body. Gordon throws a leg kick but Green catches it and trips Gordon to the mat. Gordon gets right back up and lands a 1-2 as Green lands a counter left hook to the body. Gordon lands another 1-2 then grabs the leg but Green shoves Gordon back to avoid the takedown. Green lands a side kick to the body, Gordon goes for a body kick but it's below the belt and referee Keith Peterson calls for a stop in the action. Green gives the thumbs up and this one is quickly back underway following a touch of the gloves. Green lands a 1-2 and left hook lands for Green but there was a partial head clash at the same time and Gordon trips to the mat. Green rushes over and lands a bunch of shots and referee Keith Peterson waves this one off! An extremely controversial ending to this one with the head clash.
Result: Bobby Green vs. Jared Gordon Ends in a No Contest (accidental head clash) (4:35, R1)
Iasmin Lucindo vs. Brogan Walker
Round One - Lucindo wallops Walker with a right hook immediately. A 1-2 lands for Lucindo and Walker lands a low kick. Lucindo lands a straight right, then a right hook lands for the Brazilian. Walker lands a low kick but eats a vicious combo from Lucindo. Walker lands another low kick but Lucindo stuns her with a massive counter right hook. Walker whiffs on a right hook, Lucindo lets a wild combo loose, most of it lands and Walker is getting pieced up here as the first round winds down. Lucindo just misses a spinning back fist attempt but lands a 1-2 at the horn that ends the opening frame.
Fightful scores this round 10-9 to Lucindo.
Round Two - Walker lands a 1-2 to open round number two. Lucindo lands a spinning back kick to the body then misses one up top and Walker clinches Lucindo against the fence. Lucindo kicks Walker's legs out from underneath her and trips Walker to the mat which allows Lucindo to circle back to the center of the octagon. Lucindo lands a straight right, Walker throws a head kick, but Lucindo catches it and takes Walker down. Walker scrambles and Lucindo slams her right back down to the mat. Lucindo lands a few shots of ground and pound but the buzzer sounds to send this one to the third and final round.
Fightful scores this round 10-9 to Lucindo. 20-18 to Lucindo after two rounds.
Round Three - Lucindo trips Walker with a leaping spinning back kick to the front of Walker's left knee. Lucindo cracks Walker with a left hook to the body followed by a right hook back up top. Lucindo wallops Walker with a 1-2, then a side kick to the body. Lucindo drills Walker with an overhand right, then another side kick to the body. Walker lands a jumping switch kick to the body, then a 1-2 back up top, and a cut has opened up on the outside corner of Walker's left eye. Lucindo stuns Walker with a 1-2, Walker clinches, but Lucindo shoves Walker back as that cut has now opened up pretty badly. Walker throws a body kick, Lucindo catches it, and shoves Walker down to the mat. Walker quickly gets back up, Lucindo lets loose with a wild combo, and trips Walker to the mat at the horn and this one is headed to the judge's scorecards.
Fightful scores this round 10-9 to Lucindo. 30-27 to Lucindo overall.
Result: Iasmin Lucindo def. Brogan Walker via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Fightful has all of your MMA needs covered. Follow us on Twitter for updates, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for 'Fightful Fight Night' watch alongs for all major MMA and Boxing events!