Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on television TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 5, 2017) with the UFC Fight Night 114 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which features a flyweight main event between Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno, who battle for a spot in the 125-pound title chase.
In the UFC Fight Night 114 co-main event, held inside Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 standout Randa Markos looks to cement her place among the 115-pound contenders by turning away the rough-and-tumble (and overweight) Alexa Grasso.
All that and so much more.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 114 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET, and then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Pettis vs. Moreno.”
Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Fight Night 114 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 114 QUICK RESULTS:
Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno
Randa Markos vs. Alexa Grasso
Alan Jouban vs. Niko Price
Humberto Bandenay vs. Martin Bravo
Sam Alvey vs. Rashad Evans
Alejandro Perez vs. Andre Soukhamthath — Perez def. Soukhamthath by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Jack Hermansson vs. Brad Scott — Hermansson def. Scott by TKO (punches) at 3:50 of Round One
Dustin Ortiz vs. Hector Sandoval — Ortiz def. Sandoval by KO (punches) at 0:15 of Round One
Henry Briones vs. Rani Yahya — Yahya def. Briones by submission (kimura) at 2:01 of Round One
Jose Quinonez vs. Diego Rivas — Quinonez def. Rivas by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Joseph Morales vs. Roberto Sanchez — Morales def. Sanchez by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:56 of Round One
Alvaro Herrera vs. Jordan Rinaldi — Rinaldi def. Herrera by submission (Von Flue choke) at 2:01 of Round One
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 114 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
125 lbs.: Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno
115 lbs.: Randa Markos vs. Alexa Grasso
170 lbs.: Alan Jouban vs. Niko Price
145 lbs.: Humberto Bandenay vs. Martin Bravo
185 lbs.: Sam Alvey vs. Rashad Evans
Round 1: Alvey flat-footed, Evans bouncing on the balls of his feet early on. Leg kick from Evans. Evans ducks a right hook and shoots a minute in. Alvey defending well, lands a hard knee to the body. Hard right hand has Evans ducking in for another takedown attempt. Two minutes in. Alvey using underhooks to good effect, lands an elbow. Right hand from Evans, then chipping body shots. Knee from Alvey. Evans finally gets him to his rear. Two minutes to go.
Alvey gets to a knee, Evans still attached. Back to his feet. He lands another knee and reverses position before separating. One minute to go. Glancing lead uppercut from Alvey. Hard overhand right by Evans. Evans shoots again before the bell and lands a right hand. 10-9 Evans.
Round 2: Alvey plodding forward. Leg kick from Evans. Alvey right hook as Evans circles away. Body kick from Evans, one minute in. Lots of feints, not much action. Two minutes in. Straight left from Alvey, then another that seems to sting Evans. Evans tries to change levels, denied. Evans shoots in for a single-leg, completes it with two minutes to go.
Alvey scrambles to his feet. Good knee from Alvey, Evans changes levels again. He’s still going for it with a minute to go. Knees from Alvey and they separate. Ref tells them to engage. Alvey chasting, stuffs another takedown and lands a knee. 10-9 Alvey.
135 lbs.: Alejandro Perez vs. Andre Soukhamthath
Round 1: Perez opens with a 1-2, lighter on his feet than his foe. Leg kick from Soukhamthath. Perez goes for a head kick a minute in. Left hooks connect for Soukhamthath. Perez leg kick. Left hook. Both whiff. Perez presses the advantage and runs headlong into a jab that puts him on his butt. Soukhamthath lets him back up two minutes in. Perez lands three straight leg kicks. Soukhamthath limp-legs out of a single-leg with two minutes to go.
Overhand right lands clean for Perez and Soukhamthath shakes it off. Left hand. Soukhamthath bops him with a good left hook along the fence. Another jab drops Perez and Soukhamthath follows up with a leg kick. One minute to go. Perez ducks in for a takedown and grabs the rear wasistlock, Soukhamthath breaks his grip. 10-9 Soukhamthath on the strength of the knockdowns.
Round 2: Soukhamthath opens with a leg kick. Perez jabbing well. Heavy right hand and another on the counter. One minute in. Inside low kick. Soukhamthath marching after him, blocks a fake takedown. Again he drops Perez with a jab. They’re slugging. Jab and leg kick by Soukhamthath. Two minutes in. To the body now, then upstairs with the left hook. Two minutes to go.
Soukhamthath now checking the leg kicks. A pair of overhand rights drop Soukhamthath and Perez takes top guard. Soukhamthath just holding on, controlling his posture. One minute to go. Perez moves him to the fence and Soukhamthath stands, landing a left hook after eating spinning elbow. 10-9 Soukhamthath.
Round 3: Perez firing his jab, eats a left hook. He ducks in for a single-leg, can’t get it. Check hook from Perez. One minute in. Soukhamthath still on the advance, eats jabs and stuffs another single-leg. Soukhamthath waves him on. Hard combination upstairs. Perez just whiffs on an overhand. Two minutes in. Perez goes back to the legs. 1-2 lands for Soukhamthath, Perez replies wiht a jab. 1-2 and he hauls Soukhamthath to the fence. He completes the takedown with two minutes to go.
Soukhamthath on his rear against the cage. He pops up after forty seconds and Perez pops him with a 1-2 befor eretreating. One minute to go. 1-2-3 from Soukhamthath. Leg kick from Perez. Perez shoots, stuffed, eats punches. Soukhamthath throwing haymakers. They’re going at it on the fence. Soukhamthath tries to jump in with a kick and falls to his back before the bell. 10-9 Perez.
Final result: Perez def. Soukhamthath by split decision
185 lbs.: Jack Hermansson vs. Brad Scott
Round 1: Hermansson light on his feet as usual. Oblique kick. Head kick attempt blocks, low kick lands a minute in. Scott with a right downstairs. Hermansson with a well-timed shot that brings Scott down against the cage. Scott locks up guard and grabs an overhook on the right arm. He transitions to a triangle, but it allows Hermansson to pass to side control and then mount. Scott gives up the back and in go the hooks. Heavy punches from Hermansson with two minutes to go.
Back to mount and the strikes continue to pile up. Elbows, punches, more and more punishment by the Swede. Hermansson postures up and blasts away for another ground-and-pound finish.
Final result: Hermansson def. Scott by TKO (punches and elbows)
125 lbs.: Dustin Ortiz vs. Hector Sandoval
Round 1: Good combo from Sandoval, but a counter right takes his legs out. Ortiz plugs him with punches until the ref steps in.
Final result: Ortiz def. Sandoval by KO (punches)
135 lbs.: Henry Briones vs. Rani Yahya
Round 1: Yahya opens with leg kicks, takes his first shot twenty seconds in. He gets the rear waistlock and takes Briones down, immediately moving to side control. He quickly moves to a north-south choke a minute in. Briones survives and regains half guard. Yahya sets up a kimura, hops to side control, and cranks it for another submission win.
Final result: Yahya def. Briones by submission (kimura)
135 lbs.: Jose Quinonez vs. Diego Rivas
Round 1: Both men send out low kicks early. Oblique kick from Quinonez. Low kick by Rivas, blocks a body kick. He fires one in return. One minute in. Hard leg kick b Quinonez. Rivas right hand falls short. Straight left from Quinonez, followup flurry blocked. Two minutes in. They clinch up and Quinonez puts him on the fence. Knee to the body. They separate with two minutes to go.
Leg kick from Rivas. Lots of feints. Rivas blocks a head kick, fires one that’s blocked in turn. One minute to go. Rivas to the body and follows up with a low kick. Check hook by Quinonez. Rivas leg kick. Another check hook from Quinonez. 10-9 Quinonez.
Round 2: Rivas still struggling to close the distance. Solid leg kick. Body shot and leg kick. Quinonez with a right hook downstairs a minute in. Inside low kick. Short left hand. Quick right hook upstairs. Straight left by Quinonez, who runs into a Rivas right hand two minute sin. Right hand knocks Quinonez off-balance. Both landing solid leg kicks. Two minutes to go.
Check hook again from Quinonez, who catches a body kick for a takedown into guard. Rivas using wrist control, eats an elbow. Quinonez postures up and starts dropping heavy punches with a minute to go. Rivas armbar fails and Quinonez passes to side control. He keeps working until the bell. 10-9 Quinonez.
Round 3: Quinonez still light on his feet, working at range. He’s definitely the busier of the two, lands another sharp right hook. One minute in. Rivas throwing, having issues reaching his foe. Quinonez putting together combinations, not always landing clean but keeping Rivas occupied. Two minutes in. Counter hook by Rivas. Quinonez grabs a body lock, but Rivas hits a throw. Quinonez scrambles up, tries a takedown. Rivas attempts a granby roll but winds up on the bottom. Quinonez goes back to throwing from guard. Rivas goes to his knees with two minutes to go.
Rivas manages to scramble into top position and goes for an anaconda choke. It’s not deep enough and they stand. Whipping left hand from Quinonez. One minute to go. Both block body kicks. Stepping jab lands for Quinonez. Another check hook before the bell. 10-9 Quinonez.
Final result: Quinonez def. Rivas by unanimous decision
125 lbs.: Joseph Morales vs. Roberto Sanchez
Round 1: Sanchez shoots in after about thirty seconds and dumps Morales on his back against the fence. Morales threatens the guillotine to try to stand, Sanchez scrambles through it into guard. One minute in. Sanchez staying heavy as Morales looks for wrist control. Sanchez has Morales’ right arm pinned behind his back, not doing much with it as Morales threatens a high guard. Two minutes in. Morales transitions to a guillotine attempt, uses it to stand, and then flattens Sanchez with a huge 1-2. Morales in pursuit, looking to finish the job. Sanchez goes for a desperate leglock and Morales takes his back with less than two minutes to go.
Full body triangle. Sanchez gets to his knees and Morales cinches up the choke. Sanchez struggles for a bit, but Morales gets the tap.
Final result: Morales def. Sanchez by submission (rear naked choke)
155 lbs.: Alvaro Herrera vs. Jordan Rinaldi
Round 1: Herrera looks a lot bigger than Rinaldi from this angle.
Tentative opening. Herrera checks a leg kick. Lead right by Rinaldi, check hook from Herrera a minute in. Good leg kick from Rinaldi. 3-2 from Herrera blocked. Rinaldi pressed forward and gets dropped by a forearm and headbutt, falling into an anaconda choke as he shoots. Herrera falls back for it, but Rinaldi slips out and takes side control. Rinaldi takes advantage of the headlock to clamp down on a Von Flue choke fro the finish.
Final result: Rinaldi def. Herrera by Von Flue choke
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