Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the hurt business this Sunday night (Feb. 19, 2017) for UFC Fight Night 105: "Lewis vs. Browne," which takes place inside Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, live on FOX Sports 1.
The promotion's latest mixed martial arts (MMA) card will feature a heavyweight showdown pitting division stalwart Derrick Lewis against hot-and-cold Travis Browne. Elsewhere on the card, former UFC 170-pound champion Johny Hendricks jumps up to middleweight to challenge power puncher Hector Lombard.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 105 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass "Prelims" matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, and then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 7 p.m. ET, before the main card start time at 9 p.m. ET, also on FOX Sports 1.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Fight Night 105 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 105 QUICK RESULTS:
Derrick Lewis vs. Travis Browne — Lewis def. Browne by KO (punches) at 3:12 of Round Two
Johnny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard — Hendricks def. Lombard by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Sam Sicilia vs. Gavin Tucker — Tucker def. Sicilia by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Cezar Ferreira vs. Elias Theodorou — Theodorou def. Ferreira by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Sara McMann vs. Gina Mazany — McMann def. Mazany by submission (arm triangle choke) at 1:14 of Round One
Paul Felder vs. Alessandro Ricci — Felder def. Ricci by TKO (elbow and punches) at 4:41 of Round One
Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Nordine Taleb — Ponzinibbio def. Taleb by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Carla Esparza vs. Randa Markos — Markos def. Esparza by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Reginaldo Vieira vs. Aiemann Zahabi — Zahabi def. Vieira by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Jack Marshman vs. Thiago Santos — Santos def. Marshman by TKO (wheel kick and punches) at 2:21 of Round Two
Ryan Janes vs. Gerald Meerschaert -- Meerschaert def. Janes by submission (armbar) at 1:34 of Round One
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 105 LIVE PLAY-BY-PLAY:
265 lbs.: Derrick Lewis vs. Travis Browne
Round 1: Lewis comes out aggressively. Good leg kick from Browne in the early going. Front kick attempt. My power goes out for a second due to a thunderstorm so I miss about fifteen seconds. One minute in. Front kick to the body hurts Lewis. Browne staying patient. Leg kick from Browne and another body kick. Two minutes in. Leg kick from Browne. Lewis tries an ugly wheel kick. Then a jumping switch kick. Low kick from Browne but Lewis counters with an overhand right that drops him. Browns scrambles to his feet and crushes Lewis with another body kick. Lewis manages to tie up and separate. Two minutes to go.
Leg kick lands for Browne. Front kicks to the body. One minute to go. Another hard leg kick by Browne, answered in kind. Leg kick from Browne and Lewis tries another wheel kick. Right hand lands for Lewis before the bell. 10-9 Browne.
Round 2: Browne opens the round targeting the legs and body. Good body kick. Browne tries a head kick, only to get cracked by some Lewis bombs. Uppercuts split Browne’s guard and he ties up. Lewis still throwing head. Browne grabs double underhooks, but flubs a takedown and winds up beneath Lewis in half guard. Browne nearly makes it up, only to get hurled back to the mat. Two minutes in. Brutal right hands from Lewis. Browne works his way back to his feet and manages to separate. Two minutes to go.
Both men swing at the same time and Lewis catches Browne right on temple with a right hand. Browne collapses in a heap and Lewis slams home right hands until Browne goes to sleep.
Final result: Lewis def. Browne by KO (punches)
185 lbs.: Johnny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard
Round 1: Low kick from Hendricks in the early going. Body shot from Lobard me by an inside leg kick. Good knee by Hendricks. One minute in. Straight left lands for Lombard. Body kick blocked. Another left by Lombard, who catches a leg kick and ties up on the fence. Two minutes in. Lombard goes for a trip, lands a hard right hook on the exit. Lombard ties up off a Hendricks low kick, eats a knee to the body. Hendricks fakes a takedown. Two minutes to go.
Good left hand by Hendricks as they exchange. Lombard catches an inside leg kick and takes Hendricks down. Hendricks pops back up and lands an elbow as Lombard drags him to the fence from the rear waistlock. One minute to go. Lombard still keeping him against the cage, tries a trip and lands a right to the body. 10-9 Lombard?
Round 2: Lombard ties up early, nothing there. Leg kick from Hendricks. Lombard tries to catch the next one. Quick exchange. Left hand from Hendricks and an uppercut inside as Lombard clinches. One minute in. Lombard lands a hard knee to the junk, prompting a pause in the action. Lombard comes out swinging when they restart and clubs Hendricks with some heavy punches. Hendricks throwing with him. Lombard stuffs a takedown. Two minutes in. Straight left lands for Hendricks. Lombard catches a body kick, eats some short punches. Knee from Hendricks as Lombard puts him on the fence. Lead left lands for Lombard. They exchange left hands. Two minutes to go.
Another solid left hand lands for Hendricks. Lombard eats a knee on the jaw and takes Hendricks to the cage. Referee breaks them up and warns Lombard for grabbing the fence. Straight left lands for Hendricks. Nice knee by Hendricks and a right hook on the break. One minute to go. Lombard digs to the body. Another knee and a left hand for Hendricks. Lombard seems to be running out of steam. Counter left by Lombard. Another well-timed knee from Hendricks. 10-9 Hendricks.
Round 3: Low kick from Lombard in the early going. Hendricks still looks the fresher of the two. Hendricks firing the jab. Good straight left by Hendricks met by a body kick. One minute to go. Leg kick exchange. Another good knee by Hendricks. Counter left. Hendricks fakes a level change, lands a straight left. Two minutes in. Counter left lands for Hendricks, then a leg kick behind it. Lombard walks into another left hand, avoids an uppercut. Right hook by Lombard. Two minutes to go.
Knee and left hand by Hendricks, who avoids a takedown. Left hands by Hendricks. Another left on the break, then a 1-2. Lombard catches a knee, eats one and trips Hendricks to the mat. Hendricks scrambles up and slips out the back door. One minute to go. Lombard looks for some body kicks. Leg kick from Hendricks in return. 10-9 Hendricks.
Final result: Hendricks def. Lombard by unanimous decision
145 lbs.: Sam Sicilia vs. Gavin Tucker
Round 1: Sicilia advancing, Tucker switching stances. Straight left from Tucker. Leg kick lands. Body kick. One minute in. Low kick again. Tucker staying busy with his kicks. Sicilia whiffs on a right hand. Two minutes in. Right hook lands for Tucker. Body kick. Two minutes to go.
Inside low kick lands. I’m not sure Sicilia has landed a punch yet. Counter uppercut and right hook by Tucker. Low kick exchange. Tucker lands a straight left. One minute to go. Tucker fires off a high kick, lands a straight left. Knee to the body. 10-9 Tucker.
Round 2: Early head kick from Tucker. Low kick connects. Sicilia struggling to land anything at the moment. One minute in. 1-1-2 by Tucker. Another leg kick lands. Straight left. Two minutes in. Body shot connects. Leg kick. Sicilia hasn’t landed a thing this round. Tucker showboating a bit, lands another leg kick. Two minutes to go.
1-2-1 lands for him. Inside low kick, head kick blocked. Sicilia lands a right hand inside that draws a smile. Tucker right hook and leg kick. Body shot. One minute to go. Short left hook from Sicilia met by a Tucker right hook. 10-9 Tucker.
Round 3: Sicilia looks a bit more desperate now, chugging forward and swinging punches. Tucker continues running circles around him. Nice uppercut. One minute in. Nice lead right from Sicilia and he ties up against the fence. They separate. Right hook from Tucker. Short rights from Sicilia and he ties up again. Lovely takedown from Tucker. Two minutes in. Tucker takes side control and steps into half guard for a kneebar attempt, which allows Sicilia to stand. Both men lobbing punches. Sharp straight left by Tucker. Two minutes to go.
Uppercut and straight left lands clean for Tucker. Left hook lands for Sicilia, prompting a taunt. Tucker playing matador. One minute to go. Knee to the body from Tucker. Body kicks. Uppercut dings Sicilia, who’s winging haymakers without success. Tucker runs some more circles around him until the bell. 10-9 Tucker.
Final result: Tucker def. Sicilia by unanimous decision
185 lbs.: Cezar Ferreira vs. Elias Theodorou
Round 1: Theodorou opens with kicks, walks into a straight left. Another left. Theodorou very aggressive early, walks into another straight left. Ncie cut kick by Ferreira. One minute in. Theodorou coming up short with his punches. Body kick lands for him. Two minutes in. Leg kick exchange. Counter punches connect for Ferreira. Theodorou catches a body kick and takes him to the fence. Two minutes to go.
Ferreira circles off. Body kick once again lands for him. They exchange body kicks. One minute to go. Theodorou running in with some funky punches and Ferreira’s waiting for him with a straight left each time. Nice counter 2-3 from Ferreira. 10-9 Ferreira.
Round 2: Ferreira changes levels, can’t get it. Theodorou jumps in with a knee and Ferreira immediately takes him down for it. He transitions to the back and plas backpack as Theodorou hauls him to the fence. One minute in. Theodorou spins into his guard and they stand. Ferreira sweeps him back to the ground, staying heavy when Theodorou works his way back to his feet. They separate and Theodorou lands a hard left hook on the exit. Two minutes in. He trips Ferreira up with a kick and looks for a takedown, dumping him down on the fence and avoiding a guillotine on the way. Ferreira scrambles up and pulls guard on a guillotine when Theodorou shoots again. He squeezes hard, but Theodorou works his way free and starts throwing short ground-and-pound. Two minutes to go.
Ferreira makes it back to his feet and they separate. One minute to go. Leg kick from Ferreira, who avoids counters. Another leg kick before the bell. 10-9 Ferreira.
Round 3: Theodorou throwing leg kicks early on. Low kick from Ferreira met by a right hand. One minute in. Straight left lands for him. Ferreira shoots off a Theodorou leg kick, stuffed. Two minutes in. Theodorou ducks down, puts Ferreira on the fence. Two minutes to go.
Glancing left by Theodorou. He lands a body kick and Ferreira takes him down for it, transitioning to the back. Both hooks in for the Brazilian. Looking for the choke with another minute to work. Theodorou spins into guard and looks for a takedown when he stands. Denied. Theodorou stuffs a takedown and lands a knee before the bell. 10-9 Ferreira.
Final result: Theodorou def. Ferreira by unanimous decision
135 lbs.: Sara McMann vs. Gina Mazany
Round 1: McMann comes out punching and takes Mazany into the clinch, dragging her quickly to the mat. Mazany gets to her knees, then to her feet with McMann attached to her waist. McMann slings her back down directly into mount and immediately locks up the arm triangle for the finish.
Final result: McMann def. Mazany by submission (arm triangle choke)
155 lbs.: Paul Felder vs. Alessandro Ricci
Round 1: Early left hook from Felder. Body kick lands for Ricci. Counter right as Felder lands a leg kick. Nice exchanges thus far. Good left by Ricci inside. One minute in. Check hooks by Felder have already reddened Ricci’s cheek. Counter uppercut by Felder. Straight right knocks Ricci back. Good knee to the body by Ricci. Right hand exchange. Nice jabs from Ricci and a spinning elbow from Felder in return. 1-2 lands clean for Felder. Two minutes to go.
Felder to the body. 2-3 from Ricci. Ricci with a body kick and straight left. One minute to go. Intercepting elbow busts Ricci’s nose and he covers up as Felder blasts away for the TKO finish.
Final result: Felder def. Ricci by TKO (elbow and punches)
170 lbs.: Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Nordine Taleb
Round 1: Taleb with a heavy leg kick early. One minute in. Another leg kick. Jab to the body. Not much from Ponzinibbio yet. Low leg kick by Ponzinibbio. Two minutes in. Taleb fires a head kick. Leg kicks land. Very little coming back from Ponzinibbio. Two minutes to go.
Now a body kick from Ponzinibbio. Taleb catches a low kick and cracks the Argentinian with a left hand. Head kick blocked. Jab exchange. This new announcer is a complete idiot. Right hand by Ponzinibbio before the bell. 10-9 Taleb.
Round 2: Ponzinibbio looking a little more active early. Leg kick from Taleb, then a body kick. Taleb catches a finger in the eye, ref does nothing. One minute in. Ponzinibbio pursuing along the fence. Low kick from Taleb. Stiff jabs from Ponzinibbio, met by another leg kick and a straight right. Two minutes in. Another Taleb leg kick. More jabs by Ponzinibbio. BIG 1-2 drops Taleb and Ponzinibbio follows him into guard. Two minutes to go.
Taleb holding tight to Ponzinibbio’s upper body, not giving him room to posture. Half guard for Ponzinibbio. Back to full. One minute to go. Half guard. 10-9 Ponzinibbio.
Round 3: Ponzinibbio still with plenty of pep in his step. Referee pauses the fight to warn Taleb for keeping his fingers out. More stiff jabs by Ponzinibbio. Another straight right lands for him, met by a low kick. One minute in. 3-2 by Ponzinibbio. Left hook upstairs. Taleb looking for body and head kicks. Two minutes in. Jab and head kick by Ponzinibbio as Taleb lands another leg kick. Ponzinibbio keeping up the jab. Nice counter hook and leg kick by Taleb and another. Two minutes to go.
Another good leg kick by Taleb met by punches. Ponzinibbio jabs. Counter uppercut by Taleb, check hook knocks Ponzinibbio back. One minute to go. Taleb leg kick. 1-2 by Ponzinibbio. 1-2 from Ponzinibbio, leg kicks from Taleb. Taleb straight right and jabs before the bell. Close fight. 10-9 Ponzinibbio.
Final result: Ponzinibbio def. Taleb by unanimous decision
125 lbs.: Carla Esparza vs. Randa Markos
Round 1: Tentative start to the fight. Both women falling short with early punches. One minute in. Right hand by Markos. Jab by Markos, Esparza with a 1-2. Two minutes in. Another right cross lands for Esparza. They trade, right hand lands for MArkos. Two minutes to go.
Esparza shoots for a single-leg and Markos drops for the back crucifix. Esparza continues to scramble and takes side control. Markos looking for some sort of reverse triangle. One minute to go. Back to the rear crucifix and she lands some nice hammerfists until Esparza slips out and pounds away. 10-9 Markos.
Round 2: Esparza moving forward. 1-2 by Esparza. Esparza reaching her with combinations, though not terrible hard. Left hook connects. One minute in. Good exchange. Esparza connects inside. Markos still sticking her fingers straight out. Nice right hand by Esparza. Two minutes in. Esparza’s just outlanding her. Nice straight right. They trade. Markos fires a flurry and stuffs a takedown. Two minutes to go.
Right hand by Esparza. She shoots and spins Markos to the mat. Side control for Esparza. Esparza sets up an arm-triangle and works to pass all the way with a minute to work. Markos survives until the bell. 10-9 Esparza.
Round 3: Markos comes out swinging, manages to deny a takedown. Quick exchange. Spinning back fist lands for Markos. One minute in. Stiff 1-2 by Markos lands clean. Esparza lands a straight right. Good exchange. Two minutes in. Esparza shoots, stuffed. Both women falling short with their punches. Two minutes to go.
Awful shot from Esparza, then a better one. Markos works her way up, eats a big knee on the way. Esparza staying attached and Markos bleeding. They separate. One minute to go. Esparza lands a 1-2, then hits another takedown before the bell. 10-9 Markos.
Final result: Markos def. Esparza by split decision
135 lbs.: Reginaldo Vieira vs. Aiemann Zahabi
Round 1: Zahabi comes out kicking. Glancing low kick from Vieira. Vieira swinging hard early, falling short. One minute in. Vieira to the body, looking for heavy counters. Stiff left rattles Vieira and Zahabi opens up. Another jab stings Vieira. Two minutes in. Body kick. Vieira trying to answer with leg kicks. Right hand lands for him. Left high kick from Zahabi as Vieira rushes after him. Two minutes to go.
Vieira changes levels and scores a takedown against the fence. Zahabi steadily works his way back up. Vieira bails on a shot and lands a left hook. One minute to go. Body kick lands for Zahabi. Sneaky uppercut and overhand right from Vieira. Hard counter right as Zahabi lands a low kick. Vieira lands to the body and hits a nice takedown before the bell. 10-9 Vieira.
Round 2: Zahabi checks a leg kick, takes a glancing right hand. Zahabi answers with a combination. Solid punches by Vieira as they trade. Zahabi stuffs a shot. One minute in. Counters from Zahabi. He’s checking low kicks, but not throwing that much at the moment. Vieira right hand. Two minutes in and he shoots for a single-leg. Zahabi denies it against the cage. Vieira with a good knee to the body on the exit and Vieira goes to work with punches. Two minutes to go.
Vieira threatens a guillotine when Vieira shoots in once again. Good scramble. One minute to go. Zahabi with a combination on the fence. Left hook by Vieira. Body shot. Zahabi lands a combination and scores a hard knockdown in the waning seconds. Vieira spins for a leg to get out of the line of fire. 10-9 Zahabi.
Round 3: Low kick and body shot from Vieira met by counters. One minute in. Zahabi looking sharper, still not super active. Vieira low kick met by a glancing right hand. Zahabi stuffs a shot. Two minutes in. Vieira low kick and straight right. Right to the body. Zahabi wheel kick falls short. Quick exchange. Zahabi stuffs another takedown. Two minutes to go.
Zahabi on the advance, potshotting. Left hook from Vieira. They trade on the fence and Vieira shoots. Zahabi avoids a slam and they get to trading. One minute in. Right hand by Vieira. Again. Both men land well to the head. Viera briefly threatens a front headlock before the bell. I just don’t think Zahabi did enough. 10-9 Vieira.
Final result: Zahabi def. Vieira by unanimous decision
185 lbs.: Jack Marshman vs. Thiago Santos
Round 1: Early boxing, low kick from Santos. Nice exchange sees Santos lands a pair of left hooks. Santos shoots and takes Marshman down into guard despite a fence grab. One minute in. Solid ground-and-pound. Santos stands over him, then dies back in. Marshman briefly threatens an armbar. Two minutes in. Marshman makes space and stands. Santos swings and shoots in, stuffed. Two minutes to go.
Body kick lands for Santos, who tries to spin. Another thudding body kick beneath Marshman’s elbow. One minute to go. Santos tries another body kick and Marshman decks him with an overhand right. Santos shoots in to slow things down and they trade heat. 10-9 Marshman.
Round 2: Santos opens with a head kick attempt. Marshman looking more confident. Marshman to the body. One minute in. Another right hand by the Welshman. Santos thumps him with a body kick. Marshman backs him to the fence and lands a good right hand. Two minutes in. Santos spends a decent chunk of time backpedaling, then clobbers Marshman with a wheel kick out of nowhere. Marshman goes down and one of the follow-up punches briefly turns his lights out. Another highlight reel knockout by Thiago Santos.
Final result: Santos def. Marshman by TKO (wheel kick and punches)
185 lbs.: Ryan Janes vs. Gerald Meerschaert
Round 1: Meerschaert lands a thudding left early, but Janes powers back with volume punching and ties up on the fence. Inside trip by Janes and he’s on top in guard. Meerschaert looking to set up a triangle, Janes passes to half guard. Meerschaert regains guard a minute in and looks for a sweep. Meerschaert spins for an armbar and draws an immediate tap.
Final result: Meerschaert def. Janes by submission (armbar)