The main event is a strawweight bout between Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill, as both women look to bounce back from close losses in their previous respective outings. In the co-main, hard-hitting lightweight Ottman Azaitar takes on Khama Worthy, who’s looking to go 3-0 in his UFC career.
This is an ESPN+ exclusive show. The six-fight main card kicks off at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT and the six-fight prelims are on at 5 PM ET/2 PM PT.
We are only doing play-by-play for the main event.
Main Card (8 p.m. ET, ESPN+)
Angela Hill vs. Michelle Waterson
Round 1 - Early feints and a takedown attempt from Waterson. Two big right hands land hard from Hill. Clinch from Waterson and she lands a clean elbow on the break. Hill advancing and she again lands the right hand. Another takedown attempt from Waterson as Hill sprawls well, reversing position and backing up Waterson against the fence. Front kick to the face from Waterson lands. 10-9 Hill.
Round 2 - Right hand lands for Hill as the left side of Waterson’s head begins to swell up. Blitz from Waterson and she finishes with a leg kick. Waterson making some better adjustments compared to the first round. Right hand lands from Hill and wobbles Waterson as she backs up. Waterson lands a good right hand. Another blitz from Waterson. Jumping head kick misses from Hill as the round ends. 10-9 Hill.
Round 3 - Good jab from Hill as Waterson’s nose starts to bleed. Waterson catches the knee from Hill to get the takedown. Hill tries to work her way towards the fence but Waterson denies her. Little work being done from Waterson in the top position. Waterson tries to take the back as Hill gets back to her feet. Waterson tries to move to mount but Hill secures full guard. Illegal upkick lands from Hill as the round ends. 10-9 Waterson.
Round 4 - Hill fights off a takedown from Waterson. Both women trading punches in the pocket as Waterson lands a step-in elbow. Right hand down the middle lands for Waterson. Hill throws a right hand as Waterson level changes but can’t get the takedown. Lead body kick and side kick to the face land for Waterson. Hill forces Waterson against the fence and lands a knee in the clinch. 10-9 Waterson.
Round 5 - This round could very well determine the winner. Hill lands a right hand, Waterson shoots for a takedown but Hill defends well. Waterson lands a right hand followed by a knee. Waterson fakes the takedown and lands an uppercut on the inside. Good combination from Hill. Head kick from Hill is blocked but she lands a right hand after. Hard leg kicks from Waterson. Hill lands knees and elbows in the clinch as the round comes to an end. What a fight! 10-9 Waterson.
Official result: Michelle Waterson def. Angela Hill by split decision (47-48, 49-46, 48-47)
Ottman Azaitar def. Khama Worthy by TKO (punches) at 1:33 of round 1
Roxanne Modafferi def. Andrea Lee by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Ed Herman def. Mike Rodriguez by submission (kimura) at 4:01 of round 3
Bobby Green def. Alan Patrick by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Billy Quarantillo def. Kyle Nelson by KO (punches) at :07 of round 3
Preliminary Card (5 p.m. ET, ESPN+)
Sijara Eubanks def. Julia Avila by unanimous decision (29-27 x3)
Kevin Croom def. Roosevelt Roberts by submission (standing guillotine choke) at :31 of Round 1
Alexandr Romanov def. Roque Martinez by submission (arm-triangle choke) at 4:22 of Round 2
Jalin Turner def. Brok Weaver by submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:20 of Round 2
Bryan Barberena def. Anthony Ivy by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Sabina Mazo def. Justine Kish by submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:57 of Round 3