The UFC has a banger of a card for us tonight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card is best of the year and the prelims are right up there, too.
Headlining the prelims is former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt, who looks to get back on track versus Trevin Jones. Before that there is a thrilling clash in the middleweight division between Derek Brunson and Dricus Du Plessis. Also on the prelim is undefeated Irish prospect Ian Machado Garry, who faces Kenan Song.
This is your place for all the news and highlights of the fights once they get underway at 5 p.m. ET.
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Prelim card (8 p.m. ET on ESPNN/ESPN+)
- RESULT: Cody Garbrandt def. Trevin Jones via unanimous decision (29-28x3)
- RESULT: Dricus Du Plessis def. Derek Brunson via TKO (corner stoppage) at 4:59 of Rd 2
- RESULT: Amanda Ribas def. Viviane Araujo via unanimous decision (29–27, 30–26, 30–27)
- RESULT: Marc-Andre Barriault def. Julian Marquez via TKO at 4:12 of Rd 2
Early prelims (5:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+)
- RESULT: Ian Machado Garry def. Kenan Song via TKO (punches) at 4:22 of Rd 3
- RESULT: Cameron Saaiman def. Mana Martinez via majority decision (29–26, 28–27, 28–28)
- RESULT: Tabatha Ricci def. Jessica Penne via armbar at 2:14 of Round 2
RESULT: Farid Basharat def. Da’Mon Blackshear - via unanimous decision (29-28x3)
- RESULT: Loik Radzhabov def. Estaban Ribovics - via unanimous decision (29-28x3)
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