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    Live Now! UFC Fight Night 237 ‘Moreno vs. Royval 2’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring


    The
    Ultimate Fighting Championship
    makes its sixth journey to
    Mexico City for
    UFC Fight Night 237
    . The card is lined up as a distinguished
    setting for Mexican and Latin American athletes to flaunt their
    skills. Sherdog.com will bring you live play-by-play coverage of
    the action, ensuring you don’t miss out on any of the Octagon
    excitement.

    The event is set to be headlined by a critical flyweight rematch
    between former champion Brandon
    Moreno
    and recent title challenger Brandon
    Royval
    . In the co-main event, former 145-pound interim champ
    Yair
    Rodriguez
    and Brian
    Ortega
    are primed to refresh past acquaintances in a five-round
    clash.

    Join us on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT for live play-by-play
    updates of UFC Fight Night 237 from Arena CDMX in Mexico City.

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Naimov (-360), Silva (+285)

    Round 1

    For much of the lineup in Mexico City—the UFC’s first trip to the
    capital city of Mexico with an elevation of roughly 7,350 feet
    since 2019—the theme will be Mexican competitors against the world.
    There will be no bouts that contain two Mexican competitors, to
    allow for fans to get behind their own each and every time. This
    first fight on the billing bucks that trend, instead treating the
    audience to a classic matchup of Venezuela vs. Tajikistan. Silva
    (9-2, 0-1 UFC), repping the former, will be hunting for his first
    win in the Octagon, while Naimov (10-2, 2-0 UFC) aims to make it
    three straight as a UFC featherweight. The third man in the cage
    for this first match will be referee Fernando Salas, and he checks
    in the fighters as they touch gloves. Silva introduces himself with
    a fierce but inaccurate low kick that spins him all the way around,
    and Naimov answers with a wheel kick that bounces Silva off the
    fence awkwardly. Silva appears shaken up as he sits down, and when
    tries to get up, Naimov races at him and pursues a level change.

    Naimov secures a body lock takedown, and as soon as Silva hits the
    ground, he screams out and grabs his leg while Naimov rains down
    punches. Salas immediately calls the fight off and hurries in the
    doctor, with Silva in serious pain from the injury he
    sustained.
    Naimov walks off to celebrate, and Silva
    eventually works his way to his feet but cannot stand on his left
    leg, and needs to be helped out of the cage. Nevertheless, this
    goes in as a technical knockout victory for Tajikistan’s Naimov,
    who jubilantly shouts “Viva Mexico” in his post-fight
    interview.

    The Official Result

    Muhammadjon Naimov def. Erik Silva R1 0:44 via TKO (Leg
    Injury)

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: dos Santos (-298), Altamirano
    (+240)

    Round 1

    If it was not already clear, this 13-fight showcase will not
    feature a single bout above 155 pounds, while a whopping five
    flyweight battles will take the stage by night’s end. The first at
    125 pounds comes between Mexico City-born Altamirano (12-3, 2-2
    UFC) and Chute Boxe Diego Lima trainee dos Santos (7-1, 1 NC; 0-1
    UFC), and 10 years separate the two. They will be joined by referee
    Bladimir Puga, and they share a quick tap of fists to start off.
    Altamirano is revved up and ready to throw, sprinting towards into
    an exchange. After getting backed off, Altamirano spins with a back
    kick to the midsection. He then aims a wheel kick that misses the
    mark, and he lunges forward to get countered with a right hand from
    the Brazilian. Altamirano lets go with a head kick that is blocked,
    and he fakes the spin and pushes out a side kick. Dos Santos
    snatches up the neck while standing, and as they scramble, dos
    Santos’ seat hits the mat as he hunts for a power guillotine choke.
    Altamirano explodes his way out of the submission and upright, only
    to get followed by a hard leg kick on the way out. Altamirano
    responds with a spin kick to the ribs, and he chains a punch and a
    high kick after it that come up short. Both men throw at the same
    time, and the resulting collision that might include a clash of
    heads backs dos Santos off and puts him off-balance so that
    Altamirano can take him down with a double leg takedown. Dos Santos
    fights his way back up, and he defends a mat return with a
    guillotine choke. When the submission is not tight, he lets one arm
    go to pull himself towards the wall. Dos Santos wall-walks to get
    back to his feet, and after a brief lull, Altamirano steps in with
    a body kick that makes his foe topple over. The Brazilian springs
    back up, and Altamirano meets him with a charging double that sends
    dos Santos right back down to his seat. When Altamirano cannot land
    any offense from on top, dos Santos works his way back upright. The
    round ends with the two flyweights in kickboxing range.

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round: 10-9 Altamirano
    Brian Knapp scores the round: 10-9 Altamirano
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round: 10-9 Altamirano

    Round 2

    The second round begins with the flyweights meeting in the middle,
    and Altamirano keeps his guard high to defend against multiple
    kicks. A side kick from Altamirano knocks dos Santos off his feet
    when he times it right, and dos Santos scoots right back up.
    Altamirano changes stances and offers a kick, and he ducks when dos
    Santos charges at him until the two clinch up. Dos Santos looks for
    a big right hand on the break, but the Mexican-born competitor is
    out of the way. Altamirano leaves his leg out too long when
    throwing a naked leg kick, and dos Santos pops him with a right
    hand to reply. Dos Santos whiffs on a high kick, and he aims an
    oblique kick at the knee after it. Dos Santos crashes the pocket
    with his hands flying, and Altamirano blocks them and pushes off
    when dos Santos then tries to clinch. “El Magnifico” paws out a low
    kick and leans back from a swiping head kick, and dos Santos ties
    him up and hacks at him on the forehead with a tomahawk elbow. Dos
    Santos, with space, fires off two high kicks, and Altamirano
    prevents a third by shooting in to tackle “Lipe Detona” to the mat.
    Altamirano blasts down one ferocious elbow, leading dos Santos to
    throw his legs up for a triangle choke or high guard setup.
    Altamirano backs out of the top position so he does not get snared,
    and dos Santos times this to work his way back up. Dos Santos
    counters a low kick with a huge right hand, staggering Altamirano
    for a moment. The Brazilian does not give chase even seeing
    Altamirano is hurt, and after taking some breaths, Altamirano
    shoots and secures a double. Dos Santos stays busy off his back
    with elbows until the horn sounds.

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round: 10-9 Altamirano
    Brian Knapp scores the round: 10-9 Altamirano
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round: 10-9 Altamirano

    Round 3

    The two rush at one another to start off the final frame, and
    Altamirano is backed off with a sudden, painful head kick that
    knocks him back a step. As they both swing hard for one another,
    dos Santos suddenly dips down and turns the corner to grab hold of
    Altamirano and take him down from behind. The Brazilian snakes his
    legs around the waist and sets up a body triangle while fishing for
    a rear-naked choke, and his forearm quickly slides beneath the
    chin. Altamirano stays patient and fights off the choke, and he
    scrambles madly to turn around and kick dos Santos off of him as
    the crowd goes wild in approval for their fighter. Altamirano lets
    go with an overhand left as dos Santos kicks at him, and dos Santos
    times a right hand when Altamirano lazily leaves his leg kick out
    again. Altamirano scores a side kick and shoots in for a single-leg
    entry, and he succeeds in backing dos Santos up against the wall
    before bouncing him on to sling him to the mat. Altamirano climbs
    to side control as he rains down offense, and dos Santos threatens
    with an arm-triangle choke off his back until Altamirano abandons
    ship and stands up. When dos Santos climbs back to his feet,
    Altamirano is still on him from the side, with one hook between his
    foe’s legs to keep him controlled. Dos Santos turns and works his
    way out, only to be greeted by a vicious knee to the liver. Dos
    Santos loads up on a right hand, stinging Altamirano but not
    following it as he takes a deep breath first. Altamirano kicks him
    in the ribs and aims a second as dos Santos is sucking wind, and he
    springs away off the cage when dos Santos lumbers towards him.
    Altamirano turns his man against the corner and knees him in the
    gut before backing off, and dos Santos gives chase throwing caution
    to the wind. Dos Santos chases after his opponent, throwing
    telegraphed haymakers, and the knees he mixes in are more effective
    than the punches. Altamirano skirts away on the outside to escape,
    and the fight ends before dos Santos can catch him.

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round: 10-9 dos Santos (29-28 Altamirano)
    Brian Knapp scores the round: 10-9 dos Santos (29-28
    Altamirano)
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round: 10-9 dos Santos (29-28
    Altamirano)

    The Official Result

    Felipe dos Santos def. Victor Altamirano via Split Decision (27-30,
    29-28, 29-28)

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Rodriguez (-115), Bondar (-105)

    Round 1

    We stay at flyweight for this next matchup, as 2020 Dana White’s
    Contender Series competitor Rodriguez (15-2, 0-0 UFC) lost his
    audition there and went on to rattle off five straight victories to
    get signed. He faces struggling Ukrainian Bondar (14-4, 0-2 UFC),
    whose search for his first win since 2020 continues. Referee Mike
    Beltran will keep track of the particulars, including the fighters
    touching ‘em up to engage. Rodriguez claims the center of the cage
    and shakes his head when Bondar kicks him in the shin and jabs him
    in the belly. Rodriguez ignores it and lets a spinning kick whiz
    past him so he can sit down on two heavy punches. Bondar picks and
    pokes from kicking range, and he swings for the bleaches and uses
    his momentum to bowl the Mexican fighter over. Rodriguez is quick
    to turn to his knees in an effort to stand, and Bondar seizes on
    this moment by taking his back and dragging him down. Rodriguez
    reverses him and takes a series of elbows to the head before
    working his way back to his feet. Bondar once again chambers and
    fires a huge overhand right, and he tackles Rodriguez to the
    canvas. Rodriguez looks to set up a guillotine choke, and when this
    fails, he absorbs some ground-and-pound before setting up a
    triangle choke. Bondar stands up to get out of any bad leverage,
    and Rodriguez snatches up his arm and upkicks Bondar in the face a
    few times. Rodriguez gets back up and absorbs kicks to the body and
    leg, and he wades forward no-selling the strikes that the Ukrainian
    land on him. Rodriguez continues to press forward, popping Bondar
    with two shots, and he walks right into a spinning back elbow.
    Rodriguez does not bat an eye as he continues to stalk his foe, and
    he lands a few punches and crowds him to stop a spinning elbow from
    succeeding. Rodriguez jabs the chest and then rips a left to the
    body, and he snaps the head back with a quick left hook. Rodriguez
    scores a heavy low kick, and Bondar shakes his head at him with
    frustration before shooting for a takedown. Rodriguez worms his way
    up and turns the corner to put Bondar on his seat, and he crowds
    Bondar with dirty boxing until the round ends with a single big
    punch from either man.

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round: 10-9 Bondar
    Brian Knapp scores the round: 10-9 Bondar
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round: 10-9 Bondar

    Round 2

    Rodriguez rushes out of his corner right into two leg kicks, and he
    blocks a subsequent head kick while looping a pair of punches at
    his adversary. Bondar slides to the side just enough and wings a
    right hand, and he is countered by two punches. Bondar spins with a
    picture-perfect elbow that smashes into the Mexican’s jaw, and
    Rodriguez eats it like a tamale and pushes forward to pursue a
    takedown. During an exchange, Bondar rolls for an armbar, and
    Rodriguez stacks him up and frees his arm from any immediate
    danger. Both men fight back to their feet, and Bondar is warned for
    grabbing the fence while hanging on in the clinch. Rodriguez knees
    the body while Bondar keeps tugging on the cage, until Bondar belts
    him with an elbow on the break. Rodriguez gives chase, swatting
    away a leg kick and turning his hips into a thudding leg kick.
    Rodriguez fakes with a spin, and he succumbs to a distant
    double-leg entry and attempts hook up a guillotine choke. Rodriguez
    bails on the submission and turns his man around to take Bondar’s
    back, and he gets hooks in before completing the body triangle.
    Bondar hand-fights to defend against any choke attempts, and
    Rodriguez softens him up with strikes while changing the body lock
    from side to side to stop Bondar from escaping. Rodriguez peppers
    his man with left hands, and Bondar takes a deep breath and turns
    himself all the way around to wind up on top. Rodriguez threatens
    with a triangle, and Bondar responds with a heel hook that puts him
    in danger of eating shots. Rodriguez punches his way out of the
    submission with left hand after unanswered left hand, and Bondar
    turns over to surrender his back once more.
    Rodriguez welcomes this and snatches up the rear-naked choke, and
    he locks it up without even bothering to get a hook in. Instead,
    Rodriguez flattens the Ukrainian out and cinches up the choke with
    everything he has.
    With seconds left in the round,
    Bondar taps out, and the crowd goes electric for the first Mexican
    fighter to win tonight.

    The Official Result

    Ronaldo Rodriguez def. Denys Bondar R2 4:59 via Submission
    (Rear-Naked Choke)

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Ziam (-218), Puelles (+180)

    Round 1

    Former training partners will put any friendship they formed aside
    from their time under the Kill Cliff FC roof, as grappler Puelles
    (12-3, 5-2 UFC) reps Peru against French striker Ziam (14-4, 4-2
    UFC). The former holds the record for the most kneebars performed
    in UFC history, while the latter’s primary method of defeat is via
    submission, but anything is possible in the fight game. The gloves
    are touched in front of referee Herb Dean, and Ziam leads off with
    a stern low kick. Puelles shoots in for a single-leg takedown, and
    although Ziam defends the first attempt, a second effort for
    “Prince of Peru” gingerly sets Ziam down on his back. Ziam
    scrambles with all his muster, ultimately getting Puelles back to
    his butterfly guard. Ziam continues to buck and moves, and he works
    his way back up as Puelles follows him and nearly takes his back.
    Puelles forces a mat return, where he lands hard in half guard
    while hanging on with heavy chest pressure. Ziam nearly kicks him
    off, and Puelles hooks his foe’s legs beneath his own to keep him
    stuck. The Frenchman moves to his knees and wall-walks his way back
    up, and Puelles drags him right back down with his arm interlocked
    around Ziam’s. Ziam explodes back upright, and Puelles stays
    tightly pressed to him like a cheap suit until Ziam turns the
    corner and throws him aside. Puelles whiffs on a pair of chasing
    punches, and Ziam crowds him with a right up top and a left to the
    body. Puelles fakes for a takedown and lands a left hand, and as he
    throws a high kick, Ziam jacks him in the jaw with a jab that sends
    Puelles down like a sack of potatoes. Ziam rains down
    ground-and-pound until Puelles recovers enough to start scrambling,
    and Ziam backs off. Puelles gives chase and shoots for a desperate
    single, and Ziam stuffs it and walks away. Puelles keeps going
    after him, and he scoops “Smile Killer” up and makes him frown by
    slamming him to the mat with a high-amplitude double. Puelles jumps
    over the top to hunt for a kimura, isolating Ziam’s left arm while
    sitting on Ziam’s head. Ziam sees it coming and defends it, and
    Puelles steps all the way over and fishes for a leg lock that does
    not come before time expires.

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round: 10-9 Ziam
    Brian Knapp scores the round: 10-9 Ziam
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round: 10-9 Ziam

    Round 2

    The fighters bump fists before getting to it, and Ziam leads the
    dance early with jabs while not letting Puelles get close. Ziam
    succeeds in fighting off takedown setups, until Puelles desperately
    pursues one that ultimately ends up with him landing on his back
    thanks to a Ziam sweep at the last second. Puelles turns over to
    his back and leans back to set up a leglock, and Ziam abandons ship
    before anything is remotely close to coming together. Both men
    stand up, and Puelles fires off a head kick that bounces off the
    raised guard. Ziam paws out a low kick, and he steps in with a knee
    and follows it with a second on the dome. Puelles shoots from afar,
    and Ziam stops the first effort and fails to halt the second.
    Puelles slings his man to the mat, and he sits on top in an odd
    position with Ziam turned partially to his side. This allows
    Puelles to easily moves into full mount, and Ziam bucks him back to
    half guard. Puelles frames off to smack Ziam with an elbow, and he
    smothers from on top to disallow Ziam from escaping. As Ziam turns
    to his side, Puelles lets him do this so he can jump on Ziam’s back
    like a malicious backpack. Puelles wraps up a rear-naked choke, and
    Ziam falls to the ground and turns over to break up the choke. Ziam
    slows down and tags Puelles with an elbow, and he jumps to the
    other side to stop Puelles from setting up some maneuver. Ziam
    briefly unloads with ground-and-pound, mixing in elbows and
    posturing up at the right moments to not expose him to submission
    danger. The big punches keep coming until the horn blares.

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round: 10-9 Ziam
    Brian Knapp scores the round: 10-9 Ziam
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round: 10-9 Ziam

    Round 3

    There is a final glove touch before engagement, and Ziam is quick
    to flick out his jab to get his range again. Puelles tries to punch
    his way into a single, and Ziam stops him in his tracks and stands
    him up. Puelles pushes him back to the wall and knees him in the
    chest, and Ziam spins around to drive in some knees of his own.
    Puelles shoots in low for a double, and Ziam keeps his arms locked
    beneath Puelles groin before snatching up a guillotine choke to
    threaten with his own offense. Puelles does not seem remotely
    flustered, turning his neck to the right way before sliding himself
    out and getting upright again. Puelles shoots and secures a
    takedown, landing in full guard and otherwise stalling out. When
    Puelles does try for some offense, Ziam stifles it. The crowd grows
    restless at Puelles’ damage-free approach, and Ziam sits up and
    goes for another guillotine. Puelles shakes it off and continues
    his smothering top control. An awkward scramble results in Puelles
    sitting on Ziam’s face for a moment, and Ziam keeps moving and
    pushes “Prince of Peru” to his back. Puelles ties up his guard, and
    Ziam elbows him in the ribs. Puelles sits up and attempts a
    reversal, and Ziam nullifies it and postures up to rain down
    punishment. Ziam delivers some hammering punches and elbows, and
    Puelles gets to his knees right before time expires. The crowd
    showers the fighters with boos when it is all over.

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round: 10-9 Ziam (30-27 Ziam)
    Brian Knapp scores the round: 10-9 Ziam (30-27 Ziam)
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round: 10-9 Ziam (30-27 Ziam)

    The Official Result

    Fares Ziam def. Claudio Puelles via Split Decision (28-29, 30-27,
    29-28)


    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Chairez (-355), da Silva (+280)

    Round 1

    Running back a meeting from September that went awry due to an
    early stoppage from Chris Tognoni, overturning the fight to a no
    contest, Chairez (10-5, 1 NC; 0-1, 1 NC UFC) and da Silva (11-5, 1
    NC; 0-4, 1 NC UFC) will settle their business in the second
    go-round. Chairez had snared his foe in a standing guillotine choke
    that mistakenly was identified at one that rendered da Silva
    unconscious, so da Silva will need to protect his neck this time
    around. Both fighters ended up missing weight for what was supposed
    to be a catchweight contest, as the Brazilian came in a pound heavy
    while Chairez whiffed by five pounds. The referee for the rematch
    will be Marc Goddard, and the fighters decide to touch gloves
    despite their history. Chairez reintroduces himself with a faked
    high kick, and da Silva sits down on offense to counter. Both men
    fire off kicks at the same time, and Chairez’ slides up and might
    have bumped the cup but there is no pause. They aim kicks at one
    another from a distance, taking turns and loading up on one after
    the other. Chairez spins with a wheel kick that slides off the
    shoulder, and he recovers and pushes out a front kick. The
    Brazilian responds with two kicks to the body, and Chairez drives
    him back with a thudding one-two. Chairez gives chase, and da Silva
    takes his momentum and repurposes it to tackle Chairez to the
    ground. Chairez starts talking to the man on top of him, and da
    Silva answers by elbowing him in the face repeatedly. Chairez kicks
    off to get some space, and he wraps up a high guard and sets up a
    triangle choke.
    Chairez switches his leg grip to an omoplata, and then goes back to
    a triangle choke. “Puro Chicali” fastens his legs tight and uses
    his arms to pull da Silva’s head down to complete the submission.
    It only takes seconds for da Silva to realize he is beaten, and he
    taps out on the hip.
    Chairez immediately releases, and
    both men hug it out and express great respect for one another by
    bowing. The rivalry is complete with no early stoppage this time,
    and da Silva is now winless in six walks to the Octagon. In
    victory, the Mexican fighter’s coach wraps a purple belt around
    Chairez’ waist, who maintains his 100% finish rate while landing
    his seventh career submission.

    The Official Result

    Edgar Chairez def. Daniel da Silva R1 2:17 via Submission (Triangle
    Choke)

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Mendonca (-162), Aguilar (+136)

    Round 1

    The prelims roll on with the flyweights again, with Tachi Palace
    Fights vet Aguilar (9-2, 1-1 UFC) aiming to make it two in a row at
    the expense of the skidding Mendonca (10-2, 0-2 UFC). The Chute
    Boxe Diego Lima product made it to the UFC courtesy of 10 straight
    wins, only to run into brick walls of Javid Basharat and Nathan
    Maness to hand him a pair of losses. The two men with finish rates
    of 70% or above come together and touch gloves as referee Fernando
    Salas watches on, and they introduce themselves to one another with
    kicks. Aguilar kicks low, Mendonca kicks the body and presses all
    the way forward to scoop Aguilar off his feet. Aguilar fights back
    to his feet, and he resists a throw and pushes his foe against the
    fence to knee the thigh a few times. The pace slows to a crawl as
    Mendonca eventually tries to toss Aguilar to the mat, but he cannot
    keep him there for more than a second. Aguilar keeps grinding, and
    Mendonca sells out for a body lock takedown and an outside trip
    that succeeds in putting Aguilar down. Mendonca shifts quickly to
    side control, where he resides on top until Aguilar reverses him
    successful and starts bashing on top. Mendonca briefly threatens
    with a high guard, and Aguilar shakes out of it and scores some
    ground strikes while stacking Mendonca up. Mendonca hunts for a
    triangle choke, and Aguilar slams his way out of it at the
    bell.

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round: 10-9 Aguilar
    Brian Knapp scores the round: 10-9 Aguilar
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round: 10-9 Aguilar

    Round 2

    The second round opens tentatively, with both men pawing at one
    another from a safe range. Mendonca suddenly crashes the pocket and
    pursues a takedown, where he leverages Aguilar down to the mat.
    After some control time, Mendonca loses top position and Aguilar
    slings him down. The two scramble wildly, and Mendonca manages to
    take the back and start hunting for the neck. Aguilar turns to put
    his back against the fence, and Mendonca clings to him and bowls
    Aguilar over to move to half guard. The Brazilian practically jumps
    into full mount, and he unleashes a fury of right hands as Salas
    watches closely. Aguilar turns to his side and nearly gets pounded
    out, but he ends up surviving the assault and defend himself
    intelligently enough all while the crowd implores him to keep
    fighting. Aguilar jumps back to his feet with sheer force of will,
    and Mendonca tries to snatch up a guillotine choke. Aguilar pulls
    out of it, and he starts slugging. Aguilar hurts Mendonca in an
    exchange, and he shoots for a takedown instead of taking advantage
    of the damage. Aguilar relocates himself into full mount, and he
    starts slashing down with elbows. Aguilar postures up and smacks
    Mendonca around with strikes, and lowers himself down so as to not
    create openings to escape. Aguilar looks for more offense, and
    Mendonca use the moment to fight his way back to his feet. Mendonca
    shoots in from too far away, and Aguilar shoves him over and starts
    landing punches all while Mendonca elevates him. The frantic round
    ends with Aguilar in the air getting flipped over by his
    opponent.

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round: 10-9 Aguilar
    Brian Knapp scores the round: 10-9 Aguilar
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round: 10-9 Aguilar

    Round 3

    Aguilar swings for the bleachers to start off the round, and as
    Mendonca counters with a kick, Aguilar sprints towards him and
    knocks him over. On the way down, the Mexican snatches up a
    guillotine choke, and he tries to lock it down with full mount. By
    the skin of his teeth, Mendonca survives the submission and pushes
    Aguilar over, and he slides on top to move to half guard. Mendonca
    smothers from top control, opening up every so often to land a
    short right hand. Aguilar looks to hip escape or at least scoot
    himself to the fence, and Mendonca stifles him until Salas stands
    them up. Aguilar thanks the referee by going right to offense,
    swinging hard and stinging Mendonca. Mendonca throws back, and
    Aguilar answers with a level change. Mendonca uses the body lock to
    turn Aguilar around and chuck him to the mat like a basket of dirty
    laundry. A wild scramble ensues, and both men briefly take top
    position, until Mendonca winds up getting back control. Aguilar has
    one arm held tightly by his opponent, allowing Mendonca to drill
    him with punches from the free hand on the other side. Mendonca
    wraps up the body triangle and aims for the neck with a choke, and
    Aguilar hand-fights to stop the choke attempt. Mendonca allows
    Aguilar to turn so he can shift to full mount, but before he can
    rain down shots, Aguilar turns over. Mendonca locks down an
    unorthodox triangle choke as Aguilar does this, but time expires
    before anything comes of it. Based on previous tallies so far
    tonight, scorecards could be all over the map here.

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round: 10-9 Mendonca (29-28 Aguilar)
    Brian Knapp scores the round: 10-9 Mendonca (29-28 Aguilar)
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round: 10-9 Mendonca (29-28
    Aguilar)

    The Official Result

    Jesus Aguilar def. Mateus Mendonca via Split Decision (28-29,
    29-28, 29-28)

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Barcelos (-175), Quinonez (+145)

    Round 1

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 2

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 3

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    The Official Result

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Torres (-162), Duncan (+136)

    Round 1

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 2

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 3

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    The Official Result

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Jauregui (-535), Hughes (+400)

    Round 1

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 2

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 3

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    The Official Result

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Rosas (-265), Turcios (+215)

    Round 1

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 2

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 3

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    The Official Result

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Zellhuber (-278), Prado (+225)

    Round 1

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 2

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 3

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    The Official Result

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Rodriguez (-166), Ortega (+140)

    Round 1

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 2

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 3

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    The Official Result

    BETTING
    PREVIEW
    | SCOUTING
    REPORT
    | ODDS: Moreno (-270), Royval (+220)

    Round 1

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 2

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 3

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 4

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    Round 5

    Sherdog Scores

    Jay Pettry scores the round:
    Brian Knapp scores the round:
    Tristen Critchfield scores the round:

    The Official Result



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