UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Velasquez

February 17, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, AZ
Main Card
ESPN9:00 PM
Prelims
ESPNLIVE

Prelims - In Progress

Bantamweight

Jimmie Rivera

22-2-0
ESPN
Pre-fight

Aljamain Sterling

16-3-0
  • 5' 4"
    Height
    5' 7"
  • 135 lbs
    Weight
    135 lbs
  • 68.5"
    Reach
    71"
  • Orthodox
    Stance
    Orthodox
  • 4.44
    SIG STR LPM
    3.89
  • 42.22%
    SIG STR ACC
    49.81%
  • 0.97
    TD AVG
    2.33
  • 27.78%
    TD ACC
    36.84%
  • 0.00
    SUB AVG
    1.00

Benito Lopez

9-0-0

Final

Sub
(Guillotine Choke)
R1, 3:09

Manny Bermudez

14-0-0

Ashlee Evans-Smith

6-4-0

Final

U Dec
(27-30, 27-30, 27-30)
R3, 5:00

Andrea Lee

10-2-0

Scott Holtzman

12-3-0

Final

U Dec
(28-29, 28-29, 28-29)
R3, 5:00

Nik Lentz

30-9-2

Main Card

Francis Ngannou

12-3-0
ESPN
Match 1
+170 / -200

Cain Velasquez

14-2-0

James Vick

13-2-0
ESPN
Match 2
-120 / +100

Paul Felder

15-4-0

Cortney Casey

8-6-0
ESPN
Match 3
+275 / -350

Cynthia Calvillo

7-1-0

Alex Caceres

14-11-0
ESPN
Match 4
+240 / -300

Kron Gracie

4-0-0

Vicente Luque

14-6-1
ESPN
Match 5
-500 / +375

Bryan Barberena

14-5-0

Myles Jury

17-3-0
ESPN
Match 6
-140 / +120

Andre Fili

18-6-0

Early Prelims - Final

Renan Barao

34-8-0

Final

KO/TKO
(Punch)
R2, 1:01

Luke Sanders

13-3-0

Alexandra Albu

3-1-0

Final

Sub
(Rear Naked Choke)
R1, 1:01

Emily Whitmire

4-2-0

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