Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on television TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 5, 2017) with the UFC Fight Night 114 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which features a flyweight main event between Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno, who battle for a spot in the 125-pound title chase.
In the UFC Fight Night 114 co-main event, held inside Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 standout Randa Markos looks to cement her place among the 115-pound contenders by turning away the rough-and-tumble (and overweight) Alexa Grasso.
All that and so much more.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 114 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass "Prelims" matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7 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 on FOX Sports 1.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following "Pettis vs. Moreno."
Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Fight Night 114 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 114 QUICK RESULTS:
Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno — Pettis def. Moreno by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-46 x2)
Randa Markos vs. Alexa Grasso — Grasso def. MArkos by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Alan Jouban vs. Niko Price — Price def. Jouban by TKO (punches) at 1:44 of Round One
Humberto Bandenay vs. Martin Bravo — Bandenay def. Bravo by KO (knee) at 0:26 of Round One
Sam Alvey vs. Rashad Evans — Alvey def. Evans by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Alejandro Perez vs. Andre Soukhamthath — Perez def. Soukhamthath by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Jack Hermansson vs. Brad Scott — Hermansson def. Scott by TKO (punches) at 3:50 of Round One
Dustin Ortiz vs. Hector Sandoval — Ortiz def. Sandoval by KO (punches) at 0:15 of Round One
Henry Briones vs. Rani Yahya — Yahya def. Briones by submission (kimura) at 2:01 of Round One
Jose Quinonez vs. Diego Rivas — Quinonez def. Rivas by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Joseph Morales vs. Roberto Sanchez — Morales def. Sanchez by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:56 of Round One
Alvaro Herrera vs. Jordan Rinaldi — Rinaldi def. Herrera by submission (Von Flue choke) at 2:01 of Round One
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 114 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
125 lbs.: Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno
Round 1: Leg kick lands for Moreno early. He catches a body kick and takes Pettis down on the cage. Full guard. Pettis has an overhook in the right arm. One minute in. Ref wants action. Moreno postures out of the overhook and looks for the back when Pettis gets to his knees. One hook in. Body triangle. Two minutes in. Handfighting as Moreno looks to get his forearm under the chin. Two minutes to go.
Pettis defending well so far, can’t dislodge the body triangle. One minute to go. Moreno trying to soften him up, locks up on the chin. Pettis flashes a thumbs-up. He’s going to survive the round. 10-8 Moreno.
Round 2: Moreno showboating in the early going. Side kick knocks him over. Pettis working from southpaw, switches back. Moreno whiffs on a running left and avoids a wheel kick. On eminute in. Leg kick from Pettis. Good body kick after catching a Moreno head kick. He catches a body kick and waves Moreno up. 1-2 from Pettis. Two head kicks land, but he slips and Moreno follows him into guard. Pettis pins an arm and transitions from a triangle to an omoplata before scrambling up. Pettis looking much more comfortable right now. Wheel kick falls short. Two minutes to go.
Pettis checks a low kick. Head kick connects, knee on the inside. He’s on the advance. Low kick connects with a minute to go, then a swatting right hand. Body kick connects. Good exchange. Pettis fires another wheel kick and tries a flying knee. 10-9 Pettis.
Round 3: Hard counter right hand and a glancing head kick from Pettis. Combination just musses, body kick does not. Leg kick. Moreno lands his own leg kick, avoids a Superman punch. One minute in. Pettis catches a body kick and nearly kicks Moreno in the head while he has it. Hard right hand by Pettis kicks off an exchange. Moreno charges in awkwardly and loses his mouthpiece. Two minutes in. Another head kick from Pettis, then a massive counter right off a caught body kick. Another right cross. Pettis stalking him near the fence. Moreno shoots, denied. Moreno low kick with two minutes to go.
1-2 from Pettis connects. Low leg kick trips Moreno up. Pettis stuffs another takedown. 1-1-2. One minute to go. Counter right hand connects once again. Moreno’s throwing the occasional looping strike but not landing. Pettis cracks him with another head kick, backed off by a pair of counters. Pettis with another heavy combination. 10-9 Pettis, nearly a 10-8.
Round 4: Pettis still advancing. Moreno just looks sloppy on his feet. Left hook and body shot do land for him. Moreno catches a finger in the eye. One minute in. Pettis firing jabs. Good right hands. Head kick again just glances off. Moreno left hook. Moreno again just runs in with a left hook. Side kick from Pettis two minutes in. Leg kick from Moreno. Pettis landing jabs and right hands. Skipping knee lands and Moreno fires a low kick. Two minutes to go.
Good left hook by Moreno and a hard right cross. counter right from Pettis. Left hook from Moreno, Pettis slips on a wheel kick with a minute to go. Yet another right cross by Pettis. Pettis just chewing him up with 1s and 2s. Cartwheel kick lands for him and Moreno takes him down. 10-9 Pettis.
Round 5: Hard counter right from Pettis. Stiff jab. Moreno shoots into a guillotine, slips his head out. One minute in. Pettis controlling his posture. Moreno trying little door-knocking slaps. Two huge upkicks from Pettis. Two minutes in. Left hands from Moreno. Moreno still on top, butterfly guard. Two minutes to go.
Pettis tries to stand on the fence and Moreno tries to take the back. He shrugs Moreno off. Pettis advancing. One minute to go. 1-2 from Pettis. Stiff jabs, body kick. Pettis lands a big right hand on the fence. Spinning back kick blocked. They exchange until the bell. 10-9 Pettis.
Final result: Pettis def. Moreno by unanimous decision
115 lbs.: Randa Markos vs. Alexa Grasso
Round 1: Markos fires a body kick. Good combination by Markos. One minute in. Lead right from Markos. Grasso with a stiff jab. Leg kick lands. Big combination from Karis. Heavy shots landing upstairs and she puts Grasso on the fence. They separate. 1-2 from Grasso. Good jabs by Markos. Grasso leg kick two minutes in. Right hand connects. Shifting left lands for Markos, Grasso lands a leg kick. Grasso runs in with a 1-2 with two minutes to go.
Body kick to right hand and now it’s Grasso landing a combination before she puts Markos on the cage. Double underhooks. Knees from Grasso. Markos tries a head-and-arm throw, which allows Grasso to take her back. Both hooks in and she lands some quality punches before Markos regains half guard. Grasso lands elbows, Markos scrambles to her feet. Grasso keeping her against the cage, landing knees . Knee from Markos. 10-9 Grasso.
Round 2: Head kick lands for Grasso with the foot and they trade punches. Markos retreating. She goes for a trip, Grasso counters it into top position. Markos makes it to her feet and puts her on the cage. One minute in. She lands a takedown. Grasso scrambles up and gets double underhooks. They separate. Leg kick from Grasso and a 1-2 two minutes in. Markos catches a body kick and takes her down into side control. Half guard. Grasso bucks, can’t dislodge her. Grasso scrambles up with two minutes to go.
Markos looks a bit fatigued. Again Markos catches a body kick and takes her down into half guard. Grasso sweeps into top position, but Markos nearly has her back. Full mount for Markos, dropping elbows. One minute to go. Nasty elbows. Markos dropping bombs. Grasso regains half guard. 10-9 Markos, not quite a 10-8 but close.
Round 3: Right hand from Markos, combinations from Grasso. Grasso fires a body kick and Grasso goes off with combos. One minute in. Leg kick from Grasso. Markos shoots in off a Grasso left hand and lands a knee on the exit.. Another shot form Markos and she takes her down into guard two minutes in. Grasso closes up her guard and clamps down. Nice right hands from Markos. Grasso kicks her away and stands with just over two minutes to go.
1-2 from Grasso. Stiff jab, counter 2-1. Markos shoots, stuffed. One minute to go. Well-timed shot from Markos, she abandons it when Grasso slaps on a guillotine and comes down with a right hand. Heavy combination knocks Markos back. Good right cross. Markos with a right hand, cracked by a body knee and left hand. Grasso stuffs another takedown before the bell. 10-9 Grasso.
170 lbs.: Alan Jouban vs. Niko Price
Round 1: Jouban southpaw, Price orthodox. Price pursues with right hands after walking through a right hook. Body kick lands for Jouban, low kick lands for Price. Hard uppercut stings Jouban as he retreats and they trade power straights. Leg kick from Price. HUGE counter right drops Jouban . Price jumps in to land more big punches until the ref steps in. Odd timing, but probably the right call.
Final result: Price def. Jouban by TKO (punches)
145 lbs.: Humberto Bandenay vs. Martin Bravo
Round 1: Bandenay lands an inside leg kick to start the fight. Bravo body kick, then he leans directly into a knee that knocks him stone cold unconscious. K’d the F O.
Final result: Bandenay def. Bravo by KO (knee)
185 lbs.: Sam Alvey vs. Rashad Evans
Round 1: Alvey flat-footed, Evans bouncing on the balls of his feet early on. Leg kick from Evans. Evans ducks a right hook and shoots a minute in. Alvey defending well, lands a hard knee to the body. Hard right hand has Evans ducking in for another takedown attempt. Two minutes in. Alvey using underhooks to good effect, lands an elbow. Right hand from Evans, then chipping body shots. Knee from Alvey. Evans finally gets him to his rear. Two minutes to go.
Alvey gets to a knee, Evans still attached. Back to his feet. He lands another knee and reverses position before separating. One minute to go. Glancing lead uppercut from Alvey. Hard overhand right by Evans. Evans shoots again before the bell and lands a right hand. 10-9 Evans.
Round 2: Alvey plodding forward. Leg kick from Evans. Alvey right hook as Evans circles away. Body kick from Evans, one minute in. Lots of feints, not much action. Two minutes in. Straight left from Alvey, then another that seems to sting Evans. Evans tries to change levels, denied. Evans shoots in for a single-leg, completes it with two minutes to go.
Alvey scrambles to his feet. Good knee from Alvey, Evans changes levels again. He’s still going for it with a minute to go. Knees from Alvey and they separate. Ref tells them to engage. Alvey chasing, stuffs another takedown and lands a knee. 10-9 Alvey.
Round 3: Leg kick from Evans. Alvey to the body. Stiff jab lands upstairs. One minute in. Evans with a right hand that lands to no effect. Big left hook upstairs snaps Alvey’s head around. Evans puts him on the fence again, Alvey cracks him with short right hands and they return to the center two minutes in. Left hand from Alvey, Evans lands a right hand but can’t get the takedown. Evans to the body with two minutes to go.
Uppercut from Alvey, straight left. Big right hand lands for Evans. One minute to go. Evans looks for another takedown and eats knees. Another hard knee late. Counters land for Alvey before the bell. 10-9 Alvey.
Final result: Alvey def. Evans by split decision
135 lbs.: Alejandro Perez vs. Andre Soukhamthath
Round 1: Perez opens with a 1-2, lighter on his feet than his foe. Leg kick from Soukhamthath. Perez goes for a head kick a minute in. Left hooks connect for Soukhamthath. Perez leg kick. Left hook. Both whiff. Perez presses the advantage and runs headlong into a jab that puts him on his butt. Soukhamthath lets him back up two minutes in. Perez lands three straight leg kicks. Soukhamthath limp-legs out of a single-leg with two minutes to go.
Overhand right lands clean for Perez and Soukhamthath shakes it off. Left hand. Soukhamthath bops him with a good left hook along the fence. Another jab drops Perez and Soukhamthath follows up with a leg kick. One minute to go. Perez ducks in for a takedown and grabs the rear wasistlock, Soukhamthath breaks his grip. 10-9 Soukhamthath on the strength of the knockdowns.
Round 2: Soukhamthath opens with a leg kick. Perez jabbing well. Heavy right hand and another on the counter. One minute in. Inside low kick. Soukhamthath marching after him, blocks a fake takedown. Again he drops Perez with a jab. They’re slugging. Jab and leg kick by Soukhamthath. Two minutes in. To the body now, then upstairs with the left hook. Two minutes to go.
Soukhamthath now checking the leg kicks. A pair of overhand rights drop Soukhamthath and Perez takes top guard. Soukhamthath just holding on, controlling his posture. One minute to go. Perez moves him to the fence and Soukhamthath stands, landing a left hook after eating spinning elbow. 10-9 Soukhamthath.
Round 3: Perez firing his jab, eats a left hook. He ducks in for a single-leg, can’t get it. Check hook from Perez. One minute in. Soukhamthath still on the advance, eats jabs and stuffs another single-leg. Soukhamthath waves him on. Hard combination upstairs. Perez just whiffs on an overhand. Two minutes in. Perez goes back to the legs. 1-2 lands for Soukhamthath, Perez replies wiht a jab. 1-2 and he hauls Soukhamthath to the fence. He completes the takedown with two minutes to go.
Soukhamthath on his rear against the cage. He pops up after forty seconds and Perez pops him with a 1-2 befor eretreating. One minute to go. 1-2-3 from Soukhamthath. Leg kick from Perez. Perez shoots, stuffed, eats punches. Soukhamthath throwing haymakers. They’re going at it on the fence. Soukhamthath tries to jump in with a kick and falls to his back before the bell. 10-9 Perez.
Final result: Perez def. Soukhamthath by split decision
185 lbs.: Jack Hermansson vs. Brad Scott
Round 1: Hermansson light on his feet as usual. Oblique kick. Head kick attempt blocks, low kick lands a minute in. Scott with a right downstairs. Hermansson with a well-timed shot that brings Scott down against the cage. Scott locks up guard and grabs an overhook on the right arm. He transitions to a triangle, but it allows Hermansson to pass to side control and then mount. Scott gives up the back and in go the hooks. Heavy punches from Hermansson with two minutes to go.
Back to mount and the strikes continue to pile up. Elbows, punches, more and more punishment by the Swede. Hermansson postures up and blasts away for another ground-and-pound finish.
Final result: Hermansson def. Scott by TKO (punches and elbows)
125 lbs.: Dustin Ortiz vs. Hector Sandoval
Round 1: Good combo from Sandoval, but a counter right takes his legs out. Ortiz plugs him with punches until the ref steps in.
Final result: Ortiz def. Sandoval by KO (punches)
135 lbs.: Henry Briones vs. Rani Yahya
Round 1: Yahya opens with leg kicks, takes his first shot twenty seconds in. He gets the rear waistlock and takes Briones down, immediately moving to side control. He quickly moves to a north-south choke a minute in. Briones survives and regains half guard. Yahya sets up a kimura, hops to side control, and cranks it for another submission win.
Final result: Yahya def. Briones by submission (kimura)
135 lbs.: Jose Quinonez vs. Diego Rivas
Round 1: Both men send out low kicks early. Oblique kick from Quinonez. Low kick by Rivas, blocks a body kick. He fires one in return. One minute in. Hard leg kick b Quinonez. Rivas right hand falls short. Straight left from Quinonez, followup flurry blocked. Two minutes in. They clinch up and Quinonez puts him on the fence. Knee to the body. They separate with two minutes to go.
Leg kick from Rivas. Lots of feints. Rivas blocks a head kick, fires one that’s blocked in turn. One minute to go. Rivas to the body and follows up with a low kick. Check hook by Quinonez. Rivas leg kick. Another check hook from Quinonez. 10-9 Quinonez.
Round 2: Rivas still struggling to close the distance. Solid leg kick. Body shot and leg kick. Quinonez with a right hook downstairs a minute in. Inside low kick. Short left hand. Quick right hook upstairs. Straight left by Quinonez, who runs into a Rivas right hand two minute sin. Right hand knocks Quinonez off-balance. Both landing solid leg kicks. Two minutes to go.
Check hook again from Quinonez, who catches a body kick for a takedown into guard. Rivas using wrist control, eats an elbow. Quinonez postures up and starts dropping heavy punches with a minute to go. Rivas armbar fails and Quinonez passes to side control. He keeps working until the bell. 10-9 Quinonez.
Round 3: Quinonez still light on his feet, working at range. He’s definitely the busier of the two, lands another sharp right hook. One minute in. Rivas throwing, having issues reaching his foe. Quinonez putting together combinations, not always landing clean but keeping Rivas occupied. Two minutes in. Counter hook by Rivas. Quinonez grabs a body lock, but Rivas hits a throw. Quinonez scrambles up, tries a takedown. Rivas attempts a granby roll but winds up on the bottom. Quinonez goes back to throwing from guard. Rivas goes to his knees with two minutes to go.
Rivas manages to scramble into top position and goes for an anaconda choke. It’s not deep enough and they stand. Whipping left hand from Quinonez. One minute to go. Both block body kicks. Stepping jab lands for Quinonez. Another check hook before the bell. 10-9 Quinonez.
Final result: Quinonez def. Rivas by unanimous decision
125 lbs.: Joseph Morales vs. Roberto Sanchez
Round 1: Sanchez shoots in after about thirty seconds and dumps Morales on his back against the fence. Morales threatens the guillotine to try to stand, Sanchez scrambles through it into guard. One minute in. Sanchez staying heavy as Morales looks for wrist control. Sanchez has Morales’ right arm pinned behind his back, not doing much with it as Morales threatens a high guard. Two minutes in. Morales transitions to a guillotine attempt, uses it to stand, and then flattens Sanchez with a huge 1-2. Morales in pursuit, looking to finish the job. Sanchez goes for a desperate leglock and Morales takes his back with less than two minutes to go.
Full body triangle. Sanchez gets to his knees and Morales cinches up the choke. Sanchez struggles for a bit, but Morales gets the tap.
Final result: Morales def. Sanchez by submission (rear naked choke)
155 lbs.: Alvaro Herrera vs. Jordan Rinaldi
Round 1: Herrera looks a lot bigger than Rinaldi from this angle.
Tentative opening. Herrera checks a leg kick. Lead right by Rinaldi, check hook from Herrera a minute in. Good leg kick from Rinaldi. 3-2 from Herrera blocked. Rinaldi pressed forward and gets dropped by a forearm and headbutt, falling into an anaconda choke as he shoots. Herrera falls back for it, but Rinaldi slips out and takes side control. Rinaldi takes advantage of the headlock to clamp down on a Von Flue choke fro the finish.
Final result: Rinaldi def. Herrera by Von Flue choke