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Ngannou vs. Velasquez

Talking Stick Resort Arena
Phoenix, United States

About the Event

Kron Gracie, son of Rickson Gracie and grandson of Helio Gracie, makes his UFC debut at this event.

 Weight Class 🤔RankRecordsBoutRecordsRankWhat to expect 
 Heavyweight#311-3-0Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez14-2-0 
 Lightweight13-2-0James "The Texecutioner" Vick vs. Paul "The Irish Dragon" Felder15-4-0 
 Strawweight#118-5-0Courtney "Cast Iron" Casey vs. Cynthia Calvino6-1-0#12 
 Featherweight🔥14-11-0, 1NCAlex "Bruce Leeroy" Caceres vs. Kron Gracie4-0-0 
 Welterweight14-6-1Vicente "The Silent Assassin" Luque vs. Bryan "Bam Bam" Barberena13-5-0 
 Featherweight18-6-0Andre "Touchy" Fili vs. Myles "Fury" Jury17-3-0 
 Bantamweight#521-2-0Jimmie "El Terror" Rivera vs. Aljamain "Funk Master" Sterling15-3-0#7 
 Bantamweight9-0-0Benito "Golden Boy" Lopez vs. Manny "The Bermudez Triangle" Bermudez13-0-0 
 Flyweight#126-3-0Ashlee "Rebel Girl" Evans-Smith vs. Andrea "KGB" Lee9-2-0#14 
 Lightweight12-2-0Scott "Hot Sauce" Holtzman vs. Nik "The carny" Lentz31-9-2, 1NC 
 Bantamweight36-7-0, 1NCRenan "The Baron" Barao vs. Luke "Cool Hand" Sanders13-3-0 
 Strawweight7-0-0Alexandra "Stich" Albu vs. Emily "Spitfire" Whitmire3-2-0 

Official Weight (lbs) 🤔
 Official Weight (lbs)Red CornerBlue CornerOfficial Weight (lbs) 
 258Francis NgannouCain Velasquez248 
 156James "The Texecutioner" VickPaul "The Irish Dragon" Felder155.5 
 116Courtney "Cast Iron" CaseyCynthia Calvino116 
 146Alex "Bruce Leeroy" CaceresKron Gracie146 
 171Vicente "The Silent Assassin" LuqueBryan "Bam Bam" Barberena170.5 
 145.5Andre "Touchy" FiliMyles "Fury" Jury146 
 135Jimmie "El Terror" RiveraAljamain "Funk Master" Sterling136 
 135.5Benito "Golden Boy" LopezManny "The Bermudez Triangle" Bermudez140 
 126Ashlee "Rebel Girl" Evans-SmithAndrea "KGB" Lee125.5 
 156Scott "Hot Sauce" HoltzmanNik "The carny" Lentz155.5 
 138Renan "The Baron" BaraoLuke "Cool Hand" Sanders135.5 
 114.5Alexandra "Stich" AlbuEmily "Spitfire" Whitmire116 

Fight ResultFight RatingFight Comment
Ngannou defeated Velasquez: TKO, R1 OO:26 (knee injury)frustrating fight...
Felder defeated Vick: Decision, R3 05:00 (Unanimous 🤔) 
Calvino defeated Casey: Decision, R3 05:00 (Unanimous 🤔) 
Gracie defeated Caceres: Submission, R1 02:06 (rear-naked choke)★★★★★A JJB lesson !
Luque defeated Barberena: TKO, R3 04:54 (knees and punches) 
Fili defeated Jury: Decision, R3: 05:00 (Unanimous 🤔) 
Sterling defeated Rivera: Decision, R3 05:00 (Unanimous 🤔) 
Bermudez defeated Lopez: Submission, R1 03:09 (guillotine choke) 
Lee defeated Evans-Smith: Decision, R3 05:00 (Unanimous 🤔) 
Lentz defeated Holtzman: Decision, R3 05:00 (Unanimous 🤔) 
Sanders defeated Barao: KO, R2 01:01 (punches) 
Whitmire defeated Albu: Submission, R1 01:01 (rear-naked choke) 

Event StatsValue
Red win:25%
Blue win:75%