Saturday , July 31 2021

UFC Fight Night 142 Play-of-play and live results



UFC Fight Night 142 takes place today, and you can join us for live games and official results starting at 7 p.m. Et (4 p.m. PT).

The event takes place at Adelaide Entertainment Center in Adelaide, Australia. The card flies on FS1 following early preliminaries on UFC Fight Pass.

In the main event, former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos (19-5 MMA, 13-4 UFC) takes Australia's own Tai Tuivasa (8-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC), which looks unattainable as a bit thin in Brazil.

In the co-feature, former lightweightweight champion Mauricio Rua (25-11 MMA, 9-9 UFC) takes Tyson Pedro (7-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) Plus, Mark Hunt (13-13-1 MMA, 8 -7-1 UFC) meets Justin Willis (7-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) in another heavy weight.

Follow along with our round updates and official results starting at about 7 p.m. ET for the UFC Fight Pass predecessors, 8 p.m. for the predecessors in FS1 and 10 p.m. ET for the main card on FS1.

To discuss the show, please check our UFC Fight Night 142 discussion thread.

Enjoy the battles, all.

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Current battle

Round 1 – They meet in the center, and Matthews slightly moves to the legs. Martin with his hands tall and moving aggressively. Matthews quickly out, not allowing himself to be stationary. Martin kicking his legs slightly. He definitely moves forward. Speak, when Matthews goes on, it's with powerful blows. Martin is still knocking at the leg and there is only a high kick over the top. Martin controls the center, but he is not without compassion. He strikes at Matthews' main leg. Matthews sneaks in the lead on the left. Matthews begins to leave it, and Martin says he will bring more. On the other hand, Martin throws down the floor. Matthews jumps on him and hunts the guillotine. It's there, but Martin can continue through it and now enjoys up position. Matthews patient and mud at the end. MMAjunkie gives the first to Matthews, 10-9.

Round 2 – Both men quite fresh after a time tense to the open circle. Martin is stalking, but Matthews continues to land the bigger blows. Martin does not seem to face the strikes, but the power looks clear. Meanwhile, Martin knocks at his legs, and the red shows his opponent's leg. Matthews certainly suffers some harm there. Martin goes on and looks at being the aggressor in the last stages of the framework. Matthews fights against the cage and is not as fast as his calculations now. Martin with a pretty right hand to the chin. He takes his shots well. Another look, but MMAjunkie supports Martin, 10-9.

Round 3 – Martin is still ahead to start the third. Matthews with a few heavy points that fail. He still has the power, it seems, but the leg bothers him. Matthews stumbles and gets a taxi. Martin makes it easy and slips around to the back and then to the front, snatching anchor and locking it. The squeezing is tight, and Matthews is beaten. With referee Jim Perdios watching, Matthews leaves. Martin's incredible end.

ResultAnthony Rocco Martin def. Jake Matthews by technical submission (anaconda suffocation) – Round 3, 1:19
Records: Anthony Rocco Martin (15-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC), Jake Matthews (14-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
Broadcast: FS1
Referee: Jim Perdios

Result

Round 1 – Ismagulov with his hands high, looking for a way beyond the reach of his longer opponent. He kicks at the legs and then goes on a big right hand before jumping out. Gorgees are a little more immovable in their access. Ismagulov changes levels and shoots forward with impressive rapidity, making subhocks and brings the battle to the ground. Gorgees hold firmly up, trying to tie things. Ismagulov sticks, and Gorgees almost inclines to the back in a flat screw. Ismagulov's adjustment remains safe, but it allows Gorgees to rise. Still, Ismagulov held the pressure high and pressing his opponent to the fence. Gorgees protect well, and Ismagulov finally passes away and moves back to the center. They trade a few blows in front of the bell, and MMAjunkie gives it to Ismagulov, 10-9.

Round 2 – Gorgees ask the crowd a bit of noise before the beginning of the framework, and they respond. Gorgees move quickly, but it's Ismagulov, who sneaks in the first right hand. Ismagulov is moving fast and out. Ismagulov steps to the body, and Gorgees stops complaining that it was low. Ismagulov continues to fight and advance another alliance. Half-keeper of Gorgees, and he seems to mock his opponent with a tough look, but Ismagulov takes a lot to hold the position. Short points and elbows advance when possible. Gorgees seem to be pushing up and passing away their opponents' attacks, protesting with high arms, but Ismagulov is excited and simply embraced his business. Ismagulov finally moves away in the final minute, but he regrets back with a clean coup. Gorgees again in half-guardian. Gorgees talking cubo on his back, but he does not win some points. Round ends here, and MMAjunkie gives it to Ismagulov, 10-9.

Round 3 – Ismagulov opens with some clear eye-catching attacks, and Gorgees positions with a few mocking ninja techniques. Ismagulov smiles before going ahead with a successful takedown. Gorgeous battles back up, but Ismagulov is constantly and holds the pressure strictly. Gorgees protect well, but as soon as they spread and look to beat, Ismagulov simply changes levels and easily takes the battle back to the floor. Gorgees again in half-guardian, but this did not prove a very good position for him. Ismagulov is just absolutely controlled by the top. He does not land cruel blows from the top, but he remains busy and rowing points. Gorgees striking his opponent from his back. He returns to protest and apparently looks for the referee to intervene, but the action continues, and time is lost. Ismagulov with some elbows from the top. He moves away, and with 30 seconds on the left, referee Neil Swailes gives Juges an unexpected resumption. Ismagulov was out quickly and the bell sounds. MMAjunkie gives the final lap to Ismagulov, 10-9, giving him the battle 30-27.

ResultDamir Ismagulov def. Alex Gorgees by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)
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Records: Alex Gorgees (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Damir Ismagulov (17-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass
Referee: Neil Swailes
Judging: Anthony Dimitrious (30-25, giving 10-8 in rounds 2 and 3), Evan Field (30-26, giving 10-8 in round 2), Charlie Keech (30-26, giving 10-8 in round 2)

Round 1 – Hirota stands in the center. Giagos moves well out and jumps forward with a big punch that fails, and he drops a bit. Giagos recovers and still looks for a hit. Giagos seems to be the faster man, and he jumps forward with a large right hand that runs clean. Hirota is doing well to survive a great battle of pistols. Still, Giagos is incredibly aggressive and enters the takedown. Hirota seems to have been recovered well, and he fights from his back, finally reaching a sufficient room to stand. Giagos pushes in, and Hirota grabs the neck and tries for the guillotine. He is completely guarded, and Giagos is a little worried, though he is fighting to crush his head for free. Giagos is now happy to work from the top position. Hirota with a clear hard attack on the leg, but Giagos is able to spin free and recover the border. Round ends soon after, and MMAjunkie gives it to Giagos, 10-9.

Round 2 – Hirota seems to be well after taking a few big strikes in the first. He is a little more vigorous to start, but it's Giagos who drops and goes ahead, bringing back the battle to the ground. Giagos quickly in an upright position and looks to beat. Hirota works guard up and looks for options. He turns to the fence and reaches a knee and then his feet. However, Giagos is allowed to lie down the body and again throw his opponent to the floor. Full guard for Hirota. He works well in defense, but he does not find many options to attack. Giagos holds the high pressure with their position and their strikes. Hirota turns to his knees, and Giagos tries to take his back. Hirota works for free and at his feet, and he throws some great punches and knees to close. MMAjunkie gives a trip to Giagos, 10-9.

Round 3 – Hirota knows he needs to do something to happen. Giagos looks a little scary. Still, Giagos enters and boasts through takedown. However, alert Hirota rolls through the effort and gets a top position. Critical return there, but Giagos responds with his own scam. Moments of time when they try to get control. Hirota is fighting at his feet, but Giagos immediately and receives another head. Hirota refuses to be planted on his back, and he quickly spit at his feet. Giagos holding the strict pressure. It is an empty control for both men. Hirota frustrated with the lack of space to work, but Giagos is untiring and works to close this. Hirota with late back. He is up and punk and looks for the back. It's brave late, but it's too little too late. MMAjunkie gives it to Giagos, 10-9, giving him the battle 30-27. Great effort of both men.

Result: Christos Giagos def. Mizuto Hirota by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-28)
Records: Christos Giagos (16-7 MMA, 2-3 UFC), Mizuto Hirota (18-10-2 MMA, 1-5-1 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass
Referee: Steve Perceval
Judging: Howie Booth (29-27, giving Giagos 1 and 2, with 10-8 in round 1), Howard Hughes (29-28, giving Giagos 1 and 2), Kan Papaioannou (30-28, with 10 -10 in round 3)

Round 1 – Garcia deep on a single at the beginning, and he must fall to his back to finish it, but he enters into Kara-frança. Garci'a attacks the leg, but Kara-France is able to turn and get free, and now he is in the highest position. Garci'a with a closed guard down. He gets his legs high on his shoulders, but Kara-France is able to stand up and be discouraged, and they return to the feet. Kara-France looks comfortable at the feet, throwing punches at all corners. Great Garci'a left returns and drops his enemy. Kara-France is right back to his feet, and we're struggling. They bend to the floor, and García wakes up on the bottom but envelops a body of a triangle. He breaks it and looks for options, but Kara-Franks feel safe and start scratching away. He landed, and Garcio must turn. Kara-France takes her back happily. Both hooks are, and Kara-France chases the suffocation. Garci'a turns and escapes well, but Kara-frank forgets himself with scissors to the bell. Fun round MMAjunkie likes the late work of Kara-France, 10-9.

Round 2 – A quick start of both men. The nose of Kara-France is still bleeding by the punch that dropped him in the first. Still, Kara-France seems to flatten the feet and find the mark with its punches. Kara-France is sweeping up in a different way when they hit the floor. Garci'a is going to lock up in a triangle. It looks deep. Kara-France stands, and García is overthrown but will not let go. He turns to an umbrella, and the member is extended, but Kara-France is fighting through it, crushing until he releases, and now he is up and looks to beat. What an incredible fight. Kara-France now strikes away from the top position. Garci'a on his back and trying to avoid taking more damage. His corner asks him to work. Garcia attacks the leg, but Kara-France gets free and continues to attack with top punches. Garcia is caught. His corner is still sorry for him to move, since Kara-France is driving away. Garcia grabbes a leg and looks for a takedown, but it's not just there. Garcia survived, but that's about it. He does it to the bell. MMAjunkie gives it to Kara-France, 10-8.

Round 3 – It was a fun battle, but García looks very tired at this point. Kara-France is still fast and relaxing at the feet. Garci'a throws haymaker and changes levels, reaches one-leg and takes action down. Kara-France is easy to jump and stand, and we'll start again on the feet. Kara-France beat at the leg. He lands a cracked combination of pistols. Kara-France looks incredible now, choosing Garcia on the feet. Right to the right is cleaned. Another drop Garcia. A quick recovery on the floor, and Garci'a tries to catch the leg, but it's not there. Kara-France is launching free and back. Garci'a slightly, but he is crushed on his feet. He breathes for a leg, of course, but it's not there. Kara-France kidnapping from the top. García sets out his back, and Kara-Franco lobsters on board. Hooks come in, but García is not easy. He turns and can actually escape and take the top. Kara-Francino explodes, and he overthrows a position with relative ease. More points from the top, and Kara-France move away to celebrate at the bell. Excellent work. MMAjunkie gives the final round to Kara-France, 10-8, giving him the battle 30-25.

Result: Kai Kara-France def. Elias García by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)
Records: Kai Kara-France (18-7 MMA, 1-0 UFC), Elias Garcia (6-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC)
Division: Muscle
Broadcast: FS1
Referee: Greg Kleynjans
Judging: Anthony Dimitrious (30-25, giving 10-8 in rounds 2 and 3), Kon Papaoiannou (30-25, giving 10-8 in rounds 2 and 3), Evan Field (30-26, giving 10-8 in round 3)

Round 1 – Nakamura in the center started, and Touahri circles left out. Both people are patiently capturing their shots, not exposed to dangerous calculations, since both throw hard starters. Touahri shows a good move to date. He goes in and out with punches. Nakamura content to trade now, apparently looking for calculations. Both people remain patient in moderate peace. A little bit worried. Nakamura finally changes levels and grabs the body, but Touahri pushes him away. Left hook for Touahri, followed by a knee. Touahri does a great job to keep space, not allowing Nakamura grippi. Round ends at the feet, and MMAjunkie gives it to Touahri, 10-9.

Round 2 – Nakamura faster to occupy at the start of the second. Still, Touahri seems to have the biggest blows now. Nakamura is hitting well, and Touahri soon drops a knee. Nakamura tries to push with a large elbow, but Touahri can recover and bend. Nakamura surrounds elbow, and they spread. Nakamura is now slightly more aggressive. He finds some success with his hands. He also kills the body. Nakamura goes on. It seems that the distance now measured. Touahri shoots back, but coming short. Right countries for Nakamura. Touahri still looks dangerous, but his volume fell slightly. Touahri makes a country a nice counter to the left. Both men found the mark late. Still careful when they choose their shots. MMAjunkie gives the second to Nakamura, 10-9.

Round 3 – Rice now takes the pace slightly and reaches the center. The fight could hang in the balance. Mass tries that these men take the pace. Nakamura with a strong counter to the right. He drops levels but can not fight to the ground. Nakamura holds the center and holds the right distance, forcing its opponent to fail more frequently than not. Nakamura kicks the leg. Nakamura respecting his opponent's power but making his best score points by avoiding the great return. It's a method of work. Massive preoccupation Rice with a nice right to the body during the closing seconds. Fight ends at the feet. MMAjunkie gives the final round to Nakamura, 10-9, giving him the battle 29-28.

Result: Keita Nakamura def. Salim Touahri on a shared decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Records: Keita Nakamura (34-9-2 MMA, 4-6 UFC), Salim Touahri (10-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
Broadcast: FS1
Referee: Jim Perdios
Judging: Howie Booth (30-27), Howard Hughes (28-29, giving Touahri rounds 1 and 2), Charlie Keech (29-28, giving Nakamura rounds 2 and 3)

Round 1 – Both fighters move well, looking for angles at the beginning. Rice in the center of the cage, and he grabs to an early Nguyen kick, leaning his opponent to the cage. Rice controls well against the fence and is able to drag Nguyen to the sitting position. Rice tries to catch the legs but can not get control. Nguyen stepped at her feet, but Rice does not give him a lot of space to breathe. Nguyen makes all the exact things in defense, and he can turn around and go back to the center. Rice moves well, not giving a scholarship goal to his opponent. Nguyen matches the corners well and looks for options. He is smooth at his feet. Rice sticks in again and gets another takedown. Nguyen rises, and again he must try to use the fence to prevent Rice from taking his back. Proof work in the clinic. They fight for a position, and Rice gets Nguyen back to the floor where they finish. MMAjunkie gives it to Rice, 10-9.

Round 2 – Nguyen wants to hit, of course, but Rice is inside quickly and tries to move to the back. Nguyen returns to be very healthy in his defense, doing all the right things to release. But when he does, Nguyen really can not surrender his feet. Rice moves very well and does not allow himself to be an easy goal, and then he is quick. Rice's powerful hooks go ahead, though Nguyen swings in a nice counter. Nguyen simply has no time to put on continuous attacks on the feet. The pressure of Rice pays dividends. One minute to the left, and Rice is stretched on the legs, removing them from under his opponent. Nguyen returns to fight back to his feet without discovering his back. Advanced things around. Frame ends at the feet, and MMAjunkie gives it to Rice, 10-9.

Round 3 – There is a family feeling to start the third. Nguyen is outside the outside and forced to take care of the reign of Rice. Meanwhile, Rice's non-stop movement makes it difficult to find him. Nguyen is a big striker, but he simply does not have the time to work combinations. Rice goes on and is able to get the taxi. Nguyen's mouth is regrettable and bleeding, but he is in a seated position and looks up and swing, hoping to get arbitrary intervention. It will not come, so Nguyen strengthens his way to the feet again. One minute remaining, and the rate of Rice was just completely untiring. Nguyen does everything he can, but it simply seems to have no effect on his opponent. MMAjunkie gives the final lap to Reis, 10-9, and awards him the battle 30-27.

Result: Wilson Reis def. Ben Nguyen by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Records: Ben Nguyen (17-8 MMA, 4-3 UFC), Wilson Reis (23-9 MMA, 7-5 UFC)
Division: Muscle
Broadcast: FS1
Referee: Herb Dean
Judging: Anthony Dimitrious (30-27), Howard Hughes (30-27), Kon Papaoiannou (30-27)

Round 1 – Kunchenko moves to the center and holds his hands high, respecting the veteran he is facing. Kunchenko kicks his legs and punishes over the top. Another kick to the legs, and Okami jumps forward for a taxi. He is short and has to wrap the body, but he can not keep it at all. Kunchenko returned to the center and looks to beat. He is comfortable in the center and is busy, but he also worries not to allow Okami to move in. Low kicks sweeping at the legs of Okami. Kunchenko controls the range but is patient in his work. Okami goes ahead and raises his opponent to the cage. Kunchenko is comfortable as he defends and sticks at the body. Good work inside for defense, and referee Neil Swailes brings them back to the center. More Kunchenko kicks during the restart. They finish there, and MMAjunkie gives it to Kunchenko, 10-9.

Round 2 – Okami's faster engagement, which will now become desperate for the takedown. Kunchenko defends a few early shots well and is able to attach some strikes while he defends. Once free, Kunchenko is now a bit quick to rate the pace. His showcase is smooth, and his sense of range is perfect. Okami is able to wrap the body, but he can not support. Kunchenko with indispensable defense, and he releases. On the other hand, Okami again shoots quickly. It is not there either. Kunchenko's sprawle is perfect. He also punishes well in the places he has given. The process is repeated until the bell. MMAjunkie returns it to Kunchenko, 10-9.

Round 3 – Okami will need something special. His legs are run away from working for appliances, but Kunchenko was faced with the challenge. Kunchenko with pretty straight early than Okami. Still, the veteran recovers well and catches his opponent's body. He leads his way into an attempt, lifting his enemy away from his feet, but can not take him back to his back. Kunchenko continues to protect himself well and is only incredibly measured in his access. Kunchenko's high kick, who then performs another takedown test. He circles to the back and spends a few blows. As soon as Okami turns to the guard, Kunchenko moves away at his feet and then kicks his legs several times before the referee drops him away. Back to the feet, Okami runs. He shoots again, but it's not just there. Kunchenko is at the challenge every time, and it's a perfect technique. Okami wants Kunchenko to come to the ground, but he realizes that there is no reason. High kick on Kunchenko. They fight in the tilt until the end. MMAjunkie gives the final round to Kunchenko, 10-9, and awards him the battle 30-27.

Result: Aleksei Kunchenko def. Yushin Okami with unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Records: Aleksei Kunchenko (20-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC), Yushin Okami (35-12 MMA, 14-7 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
Broadcast: FS1
Referee: Neil Swailes
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Round 1 – A crochet takes the center of the cage and looks there from there. Craig kicks the leg and then changes levels, deepening on a double leg and pressing the battle to the ground. Opening guard from Kettle, and he tries to get up but he must resume himself when he caught. A jacket covers its neck, but Craig spends the legs to alleviate pressure. A beautiful bridge and brush of Rusty, and now he is up, working by Craig half-guardian. Not far there, so Crute holds. Craig agrees when they return to the feet, but when they bow, it's a Cross that flashes up and actually steps to mount. He sets the arm-triangle and low, but Craig defends well and continues through it, and Crutch balls to hold a position. He sticks again and then runs to the feet. Craig wants to stay on his back, but he's headed up. Kidney fails a high kick and Craig bribes, but can not reach a top position when they crawl to the ground. It grabs the feature, but he can not reach the corner at all. A cross ends up, and MMAjunkie gives him a 10-9.

Round 2 – Spread again in the center and comfortable in the pocket. Craig shoots quickly and is able to get the action to the canvas. Covered keeps and start searching options below. Craig marching the action to the fence and looks to hit the top. A steep wall rises up and ran away, and Craig must ask again to stand. Once there, he quickly occupies, but it's a steep, that's up. While he stands, Craig bends his leg and uses it as an opportunity to reverse the position and drag his opponent back to the canvas. Cruel seems comfortable, as he controls his breath and considers his possibilities. Crucify with a scam, and he returns to the feet. Craig follows but shoots right away. Cross it and land it up. Craig mud last time when Crute tries to attack the arm. Closed, but MMAjunkie supports Craig, 10-9.

Round 3 – Craig quickly starts, but Krute defends it well and turns his opponent to his back. Both men were certainly tired of the grinding work. Just go ahead and again set up the arm triangle. It's in a deep, but Craig answers the phone and tries to hook a leg. Strongly able to cut off completely. Craig refusing to resign. It looks brave, but he will not drag. Spread finally knee on the belly and then step back to the mountain. This allows Craig to release his arm, but he is still bad. Full control for Kidney. Craig moves on his back and tries to release, but it's not just there. Kruta not throwing short punches. He keeps busy up. Closing seconds, and Krute beating and firing elbows. He isolated his right arm and set up the feature, and it's there. Half left, but the crank is there, and he gets the tap.

Result: Jim Crute def. Paul Craig by submission (crazy) – Round 3, 4:51
Records: Paul Craig (10-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC), Jim Crute (9-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC)
Division: Lightweight weight
Broadcast: FS1
Referee: Steve Perceval

Round 1 – A quick start, and they bend, with Mokhtarian pushing off. Yusuff protects well from the outside and spin from the cage. At the moment Yusuff works from outside. Knives traded as they bend. Yusuff finally moves away. He spends right hand and starts shooting. Another great right score. Mokhtarian swinging back. Both men's great power shots, but Yusuff gets the best part of it. A combination for Yusuff, and Mokhtarian strikes a bit of three solid points. Yusuff shoots guns, and Mokhtarian covers well against the cage. It does not stop Yusuff to run away. The points will continue, and referee Greg Kleynjans has seen enough. Little controversial there. Pigs swift and furious, but Mokhtarian seemed to be covering the fence.

Result: Sodiq Yusuff def. Suman Mokhtarian per TKO (punks) – Round 1, 2:14
Records: Suman Mokhtarian (8-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Sodiq Yusuff (8-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC)
Division: Bantamweight
Broadcast: FS1
Referee: Greg Kleynjans

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Records: Mark Hunt (13-13-1 MMA, 8-7-1 UFC), Justin Willis (7-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC)
Division: Heavy weight
Broadcast: FS1
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Records: Tyson Petro (7-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC), Mauricio Rua (25-11 MMA, 9-9 UFC)
Division: Lightweight weight
Broadcast: FS1
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Records: Junior Dos Santos (19-5 MMA, 13-4 UFC), Tai Tuivasa (8-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC)
Division: Heavy weight
Classifications: Two Saints n. 9, Tuivasa n. 11
Broadcast: FS1
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