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UFC Fight Night 108 results: Fight Pass, FOX Sports 2 'Prelims' live recap, updates

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It all goes down later tonight (Sat., April 22, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 108 live on FOX Sports 1 from inside Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, as featherweight contender Cub Swanson takes on hard-hitting brawler Artem Lobov in a surefire main event. As a prelude to the main card headliner, Al Iaquinta will meet Diego Sanchez in a lightweight co-main event, Ovince Saint Preux will try to right the light heavyweight ship opposite Marcos Rogerio de Lima, John Dodson will square off with bantamweight veteran Eddie Wineland and Jake Ellenberger will go toe-to-toe with welterweight knockout artist Mike Perry.

But before the premier bouts get underway on FOX Sports 1 starting at 10:00 p.m. ET, UFC Fight Night 108's preliminary action will go down on Fight Pass starting at 6:30 p.m. ET and FOX Sports 2 starting at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Find out what happened right here as the UFC Fight Night 108 undercard recaps roll in real-time:

Thales Leites vs. Sam Alvey

In the preliminary headliner, established middleweight veteran Leites (27-7) welcomed knockout artist Alvey (30-9) back to the Octagon for his sixth fight in just 12 months. It was all Leites in the early going as the Brazilian landed punishing leg kicks that instantly wobbled Alvey, who kept lining up his power punch without ever letting it loose. In Round 2, Alvey offered little movement on a busted lead leg. He ended up checking a leg kick, but Leites worked around it and circled him with offense. Alvey was able to tie the action up along the cage, but the Brazilian reversed positioning and scored points. Leites looked in control until Alvey caught him and sent the veteran in a backwards trot before the end of the second. The third round began with an inadvertent low blow by Leites, but Alvey sucked it up (literally) and got back to it. Leites continued to pressure the power puncher’s legs from all angles before accidentally poking Alvey in the eye. It was much of the same after that, though, as Alvey failed to find a home for his power while Leites circled out and saved his chin. In the end, it was Leites who did enough on the judges’ scorecards to escape Tennessee with a unanimous decision win.

Dustin Ortiz vs. Brandon Moreno

Rising flyweight prospect Moreno (14-3) looked to continue his hot UFC start when he took on Tennessee’s own Ortiz (16-7) in a matchup of potential title contenders in a defeated division. Ortiz pressed the younger Moreno up against the cage early before securing a powerful takedown. Moreno got back to his feet, but couldn’t shake the wrestler off. Another takedown was landed by Ortiz, but Moreno was able to reverse positioning and gain top control. In the second, Moreno tried to slow down Ortiz’s inside entrances by launching hard lower leg kicks. Ortiz responded with an explosive takedown from across the cage to take Moreno’s back. When the action separated, Moreno landed a devastating head kick that sent Ortiz to the canvas. Moreno jumped on his back and locked in the rear-naked choke finish.

Scott Holtzman vs. Michael McBride

In the first lightweight tilt of the evening, “Hot Sauce” Holtzman (10-2) aimed to rebound after a decision loss back in December when he took on submission specialist McBride (8-3). The Knoxville native, Holtzman, landed some big overhand rights early before he tied McBride up along the cage. After the two went to the ground, McBride threatened with some nice grappling off his back but couldn’t finish. Holtzman landed a titanic left hook that dropped McBride, but followed with an accidental low blow that temporarily stopped the action. After the fight resumed, Holtzman landed a hard right hand in the pocket before getting cut by a McBride return shot. McBride came out aggressive in the second round, but Holtzman was still able to inflict over-the-top damage, as well as a stiff elbow inside. After the action hit the canvas, McBride nearly latched in a leg lock before Holtzman squirmed away to regain top position and land ground-and-pound. In Round 3, a tired McBride kept his hands low and continued to get blasted by hard punches from Holtzman. His chin held up, but McBride did little to defend with his hands or his length. Holtzman moved forward with his onslaught, defended a late kimura attempt, and battered McBride with nasty elbows from top position. After three one-sided rounds, Holtzman walked away with the unanimous decision win in front of a wild home crowd.

Jessica Penne vs. Danielle Taylor

Former UFC women’s strawweight title challenger Penne (12-5) looked to get back into the win column against a much smaller opponent in Taylor (9-2) in the opening FS2 bout. Taylor circled away in the early going and landed some solid leg kicks along with combinations whenever she rushed inside. Penne did a lot of chasing down and wasn’t able to land much offense outside of a nice left hand and a knee on the move. In Round 2, Taylor landed another quick combination that backed Penne up and forced her to shell. Penne landed a few crisp left hands and hooks that put her on the scoreboard, but Taylor stayed in her face. Taylor even landed a brutal left-right combination over the top to end the round. It was much of the same in the third frame as Taylor was finding success opposite the taller Penne by lunging in and slinging power. Penne landed a nasty knee to the body and a slick right hand before securing the takedown and tying Taylor up. But Penne couldn’t hold her still. Taylor separated and made the final few minutes of the fight a battle of standup. In the end, Taylor did enough to capture the impressive unanimous decision win and hand Penne her third-straight loss.

Alexis Davis vs. Cindy Dandois

Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Davis (18-7) looked to capture her first victory since giving birth last year when he took on a debuting Dandois (8-3) in the Fight Pass headliner. An early scramble left Dandois in top control, but Davis threatened with a triangle and remained offensive off her back. Both women stayed tied up on the ground with Davis nearly locking up an arm bar. Davis transitioned, scored points in top control and looked for an leg lock, but Dandois rolled well with the veteran and defended along the way. The second round offered a little more offense on the feet as Dandois pressed forward and Davis responded with technical counters and work in the clinch. Dandois would land a late takedown, but was unable to score anything worthwhile before the frame came to a close. There wasn’t much offense landed in Round 3 outside of a few short-lived takedowns by Dandois. A tired Davis threatened with a late arm bar attempt but was unable to sink it in. In the end, Davis did enough with her submission attempts to walk away with the unanimous decision win.

Bryan Barberena vs. Joe Proctor

UFC veteran Proctor (11-5) moved up from 155 pounds to challenge up-and-coming prospect Barberena (13-4) in a potential brawl at welterweight. The bigger Barberena played the outside in the early going, landing leg kicks in bunches and snapping counters as Proctor got close. Proctor would find some success rushing in and piecing together some combinations, but Barberena would catch him with a huge right hand after both men antagonized each other with taunts. As Proctor curled up along the cage, Barberena landed heavy knees and ground-and-pound before walking away with the first-round TKO finish.

Hector Sandoval vs. Matt Schnell

The flyweights opened up the action tonight as former Ultimate Fighter standout Schnell (9-4) took on Sandoval (14-3) in an interesting 125-pound clash. There was a lot of pressure early from Sandoval, who peppered Schnell from the outside with leg kicks until both men exchanged countless hooks and uppercuts inside. Sandoval would land a big right hand and secure a follow-up takedown. Schnell would then threaten with a tight guillotine choke, but Sandoval slammed him on his back twice to wiggle free. After he popped his head out, Sandoval landed a few quick hammer fists and put Schnell out cold for the first-round knockout finish. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 108 fight card, 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 8 p.m. ET, before the main card start time at 10 p.m. ET, also on FOX Sports 1.

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