Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, round scoring, and play-by-play (main card) as UFC Fight Night: Moicano vs. Korean Zombie goes down in Greenville, SC.
The headliner comes in the featherweight division, with top-five fighter Renato Moicano meeting former title challenger Chan Sung Jung - aka The Korean Zombie.
We’re still adjusting to the new schedule the promotion is using for ESPN broadcasts, an this one is earlier than normal. The six-fight preliminary card starts at 4pm ET/1pm PT on ESPN, while the five-fight main card will kick off at 7pm ET/4pm PT on ESPN+.
Check out this week’s MMA Vivisection for predictions, analysis and betting odds on the each matchup.
Renato Moicano vs. Chan Sung Jung
Round 1 - Zombie with a hard calf kick. KZ with a jab. Zombie with a MASSIVE right and Moicano collapses to the mat! Zombie jumps on him and lands some huge shots but Moicano survives. He gets on his back, flattens him out, and clubs him with some huge shots! IT’S OVER! THE KOREAN ZOMBIE LADIES AND GENTLEMEN!
Chan Sung Jung defeated Renato Moicano via TKO (strikes), :58 of round 1
Bryan Barberena vs. Randy Brown
Round 1 - They trade outside leg kicks. Brown misses with some jabs from the outside. Not much happening. Hard inside leg kick from Barberena. Again. Brown closing the distance lands a coupe of shots. Jabs. Oblique kick. Brown catches a kick but can’t do anything with it. Barberena finally coming forward but eats a big body kick. They clinch. Barberena with tiny punches. Brown with a knee. 10-9 Brown.
Round 2 - They start off with a couple of shots. Brown feints and they laugh about it. Brown with a straight right. Barberena with an inside leg kick. Jab from Brown. Barberena clinches but Brown reverses. Brown with a big shot that looked to be to the back of the head, and he’s looking for a takedown. He tries to drop for a guillotine but can’t. Barberena lands a few strikes from the top. Brown gets up and misses with a big right. Elbow in the clinch from Barberena. Brown circles out with an elbow. They trade in the middle. Brown lands a knee. Barberena keeps pressuring. Right hook and another knee from Brown. He clinches again. They break and Barbarena lands. Body kick from Brown. 10-9 Brown.
Round 3 - Barberena with leg kicks. He fakes a takedown. Counter uppercut from Brown. Couple of oblique kicks as Barberena tries to wade in. Straight right from Brown. Body/head from Brown, and Barberena can’t land the counter. They clinch in the middle and Barberena lands an elbow. Brown knocks down Barberena with a left but it looks like he just stumbled and was off balance. He’s up right away. Brown with a body kick that hurts Barberena. He lands two more punches and Barberena turtles a bit. He’s firing back though. Another body shot and combo from Rude Boy and Barberena crumples to the mat! Wow!
Randy Brown defeated Bryan Barbarena via TKO (strikes), 2:54 of round 3
Andre Ewell vs. Anderson dos Santos
Round 1 - They trade shots and Dos Santos gets the best of it. Ewell fires back with a two-punch combo. Straight right from Ewell. He reaches in with an anchor right and catches him behind the ear with a left. Nice. Dos Santos presses but eats a big counter! Dos Santos shoots. Ewell defends. Nice use of the whizzer. Ewell with a short forearm. Big shots from both men at range! Ewell is more accurate though. Dos Santos with a four punch combo but is clubbed by a counter again! Dos Santos starts yelling at them and it’s a hockey fight now! This is fun! Ewell gets caught coming in this time. Ewell flurries late. 10-9 Ewell.
Round 2 - Dos Santos with a slapping leg kick. Dos Santos flurries in and tries to grab a leg for a takedown. Ewell evades him. Ewell misses with a step-in elbow. Dos Santos lands with a left in a flurry. Long left from Ewell. Eye poke from Ewell. Dos Santos doesn’t need long. Ewell connects with a left and a body kick. Dos Santos charges in but can’t land. Ewell with a beautiful right cross and long left. Ewell flurries with a bunch of punches. He slips awkwardly on a kick. Dos Santos in on the body and gets a takedown. His face is a mess. He passes to side and then slides to mount! Sick! Ewell squirms away and Dos Santos almost grabbed an armbar on the way out, but couldn’t. Long left from Ewell again. Right hook in a flurry from Ewell. Dos Santos just mocks him. Another big right from Ewell. 10-9 Ewell.
Round 3 - They hug to start round three. Dos Santos misses with two shots and Ewell pops him with two counters. Ewell lands again. Jab from Ewell. Dos Santos still pressing, he’s got no quit in him. He shoots and trips Ewell to the mat. Ewell is doing better work in his guard this time around. Dos Santos is working in half now, landing light punches. And he spins over into mount again. With 1:45 to go. Big elbow. Ewell uses the fence to dump him off! Dos Santos goes right back for another takedown. He tries to scoop Ewell up but gets sandbagged. Ewell gets separation with 30 seconds to go. Ewell with the left. Again. Dos Santos finally seems out of gas. They trade one huge shot each at the horn. Good fight! 10-9 Dos Santos, 29-28 Ewell.
Andre Ewell defeated Anderson dos Santos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Andrea Lee vs. Montana De La Rosa
Round 1 - They trade jabs. They both miss with big shots. Leg kick from Lee. Body shot from Lee. She scores with a jab. Outside leg kick. Lee with a hard jab that wobbled De La Rosa a bit. She shoots for a takedown and gets it. Lee is in a seated position against the cage, fighting hard. She’s back up. They battle in the clinch and trade shots before they separate. Lee gets taken down off a kick. But again she’s right back up. De La Rosa with a body lock but she can’t throw Lee to the mat. Lee battles out with knees. Stiff jab. Another knee. Lee looks for her own late takedown and gets it. 10-9 Lee.
Round 2 - They get busy early, throwing heavy shots but not really connecting. De La Rosa really pressuring for a takedown and she finally gets it. Once again, Lee is back up immediately and she’s back in the middle. DLR’s nose is bleeding. Jabs from Lee. De La Rossa with an uppercut, and again. Lee evades and lands to the body. Body kick from Lee. De La Hoya with a power double attempt that was defended well by Lee. Big overhand left from Lee. She goes for a head kick but Montana catches it. She looks for a takedown but Lee is using a kimura defense. Lee pushes off, walks her down, and scoops a single herself. They grapple to the horn. 10-9 Lee.
Round 3 - Lee with two jabs. She misses with a head kick. De La Rosa with a trip takedown. Lee powers to her feet but gets slammed back down. De La Rosa finally ties up the legs and gets some measure of control. Even then though, Lee squirms and gets up. Impressive work. De La Rosa immediately shoots again but is stood up. Short uppercut from De La Rosa. Lee slips on a head kick. De La Rosa looking for a D’Arce or anaconda. Now she falls back for a guillotine, but it’s not there. Lee stands up and lands some ground and pound. De La Rosa looking for an armbar from the bottom. Lee defends and lands more hammerfists. Big shots. Lee pancakes her and looks for an inverted triangle. She spins out and takes the back again. Great, great performance by Andrea Lee. 10-9 and 30-27 Lee.
Andrea Lee defeated Montana De La Rosa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Alessio Di Chirico vs. Kevin Holland
Round 1 - Holland throws a couple of body kicks and gets Di Chirico against the cage. They’re battling in the clinch. They break. Holland with a wide shot over the top. Di Chirico with an overhand right and two more punches behind it. Right cross from the Italian. Holland throws a spinning kick and clinches up. Di Chirico reverses against the cage. They eventually move into the middle. Holland just misses with a huge spinning elbow. Holland presses with a combo and lands a winging right. Di Chirico with a left. A big right elbow from Di Chirico wobbles Holland! Holland looks for a jumping attack but gets thrown to the mat. He’s back up before the horn. 10-9 Di Chirico.
Round 2 - They clinch up pretty much immediately. Holland is controlling position. There’s really not a lot going on. He’s landing some short shots, enough to keep the ref off of him. The crowd doesn’t like it though. After almost half a round, Di Chirico shows some life and fights out of it. But ends up right back it. They finally separate and Di Chirico lands a left. Holland with an inside leg kick. He shoots for a double but can’t get Di Chirico to his back. Di Chirico with two lefts and a flying knee. Holland drags him in close. Di Chirico stays there for a bit, but they go back to the center. Big flurry to close out the round. Holland’s shoulder looks messed up. 10-9 Di Chirico.
Round 3 - Inside leg kick from Holland. Very slow start here and the crowd is booing. The ref subtly ask for action. Holland throws a combo. Outside leg kick from Holland. Again. Not much happening for the first half of the round. Di Chirico with a body kick. Jab from Holland. Outside leg kick from Holland. Right from Di Chirico. Body kick. Side kick from Holland to the body. Another. Big overhand right from Di Chirico. Another. Holland with a right hook and a jump knee. Di Chirico awkwardly spins. Late takedown from Di Chirico. Holland back up. He slaps Di Chirico on the ears at the horn. 10-9 and 30-27 Di Chirico.
Kevin Holland defeated Alessio Di Chirico via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Main Card (7pm ET)
Preliminary Card (4pm ET)
Dan Ige defeated Kevin Aguilar via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Ashley Yoder defeated Syuri Kondo via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25, 30-24)
Luis Pena defeated Matt Wiman via TKO (strikes), 1:14 of round 3
Jair Rozenstruik defeated Allen Crowder via KO (punches), :09 of round 1
Molly McCann defeated Ariane Lipski via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Deron Winn defeated Eric Spicely via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)