UFC on ESPN 1 takes place tonight from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona and will be headlined by a key heavyweight bout as knockout artist Francis Ngannou takes on former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez.
Along with the heavyweight main event, the main card on ESPN will have five other bouts: Paul Felder vs. James Vick, Cynthia Calvillo vs. Cortney Casey, Alex Caceres vs. Kron Gracie, Bryan Barberena vs. Vicente Luque and Andre Fili vs. Myles Jury.
The MMA Report will be posting the official results of the fight card below and be sure to follow Jason Floyd on Twitter for his analysis of the fights.
Main Card: (ESPN)
Francis Ngannou def. Cain Velasquez via KO (punches) – Round 1, :26
Paul Felder def. James Vick via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Cynthia Calvillo def. Cortney Casey via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Kron Gracie def. Alex Caceres via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:06
Vicente Luque def. Bryan Barberena via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 4:54
Andre Fili def. Myles Jury via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Preliminary Card: (ESPN)
Aljamain Sterling def. Jimmie Rivera via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Manny Bermudez def. Benito Lopez via submission (d’arce choke) Round 1, 3:09
Andrea Lee def. Ashlee Evans-Smith via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Nik Lentz def. Scott Holtzman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Preliminary Card: (ESPN+)
Luke Sanders def. Renan Barao via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 1:01
Emily Whitmire def. Alexandra Albu via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:01