Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on UFC Fight Pass TODAY (Sat., Sept. 2, 2017) with the UFC Fight Night 115 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which features a heavyweight main event between Alexander Volkov and Stefan Struve, who battle for a spot in the 265-pound title chase.
In the UFC Fight Night 115 co-main event, held inside Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands, rugged bantamweight standout Marion Reneau faces late-notice opponent Talita de Oliveira.
All that and so much more.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 115 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass "Prelims" matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. ET, followed by the main card start time of 3 p.m. ET, also on Fight Pass.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps and post-fight analysis following "Volkov vs. Struve."
Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Fight Night 115 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 115 RESULTS:
265 lbs.: Alexander Volkov vs. Stefan Struve -- Volkov def. Struve by TKO (punches) at 3:30 of Round Three
135 lbs.: Marion Reneau vs. Talita de Oliveira Bernardo — Reneau def. Bernardo by TKO (punches) at 4:54 of Round Three
185 lbs.: Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Rob Wilkinson — Bahadurzada def. Wilkinson by TKO (punches) at 3:10 of Round Two
170 lbs.: Bryan Barberena vs. Leon Edwards — Edwards def. Barberena by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
170 lbs.: Darren Till vs. Bojan Velickovic — Till def. Velickovic by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
155 lbs.: Felipe Silva vs. Mairbek Taisumov — Taisumov def. Silva by KO (punch) at 1:24 of Round One
155 lbs.: Mads Burnell vs. Michel Prazeres — Prazeres def. Burnell by submission (north-south choke) at 1:26
155 lbs.: Desmond Green vs. Rustam Khabilov — Khabilov def. Green by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
205 lbs.: Francimar Barroso vs. Aleksandar Rakic — Rakic def. Barroso by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
145 lbs.: Mike Santiago vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov — Magomedsharipov def. Santiago by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:22 of Round Two
205 lbs.: Abdul-Kerim Edilov vs. Bojan Mihajlovic — Edilov def. Mihajlovic by TKO (punches) at 2:32 of Round Two
155 lbs.: Thibault Gouti vs. Andrew Holbrook — Gouti def. Holbrook by TKO (head kick and punches) at 4:28 of Round One
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 115 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
265 lbs.: Alexander Volkov vs. Stefan Struve
Round 1: Volkov opens with low kicks. Right to the body from Volkov. Struve with a long jab. Good jumping knee to the body. Leg kick lands a minute in. Body kick from Volkov. More low kicks. He catches a head kick, pulls out when Struve looks to grab a leg. Two minutes in. Right hand from Volkov, huge right uppercut and crosses by Struve. They trade and Volkov ties up. Back to the center. Body kick lands. Two minutes to go.
Volkov to the body, eats a jab and a knee while pressing forward. Another heavy uppercut from the Dutchman. Front kick attempt, hard knee by Volkov. One minute to go. Jumping knee opens Volkov up and he takes Struve down, blasting away. Good shots by “Drago.” Hammerfists and punches piling up. 10-9 Volkov.
Round 2: Right hand from Struve. Struve looking more confident. One minute in. Low kicks from Volkov, one trips Struve up. Another jumping knee attempt. Volkov takes a finger in the eye. Uppercut from Volkov. Struve’s uppercut landing to the chest. Right cross from Struve and they trade jabs. Uppercut snaps Struve’s head back, then he answers with the same punch. Two minutes in. Jab, combinations from Volkov. He backs Struve to the fence and opens up. Two minutes to go.
Another poke to the same eye. Ref still doesn’t take a point. Volkov staying busy with combinations. More low kicks. Struve looks for a takedown. One minute to go. Struve advancing, eats a counter left. Another left hand. Volkov backs him to the fence, rips the body and goes upstairs with the overhand right. Right cross stings Struve. Another left hand jacks Struve’s jaw. 10-9 Volkov.
Round 3: Another heavy right uppercut by Volkov, then both catch fingers in the eye. One minute in. Volkov to the body as Struve pumps his jab. Right hands from Volkov. More good punches near the fence. Body kick, head kick attempt from Struve. Two minutes in. Leg kick stumbles Struve, straight right lands on his chin. Leg kicks and a right hand by Volkov, who eats a right cross. Another overhand right by Volkov. Two minutes to go.
Struve lands a body kick after eating low kicks. Combinations from Volkov and down goes Struve. Volkkov drills him with punches for the finish
Final result: Volkov def. Struve by TKO (punches)
135 lbs.: Marion Reneau vs. Talita de Oliveira Bernardo
Round 1: Reneau on the front foot, fires a body kick and gets taken down. Full guard. One minute in. Reneau grabs an overhook to control Bernardo’s posture. Bernardo avoids an upkick. Tripod sweep from Reneau and Bernardo latches onto a leg. She goes for a kneebar, can’t get it and takes top position. Reneau threatens a triangle, looks for an armbar. Bernardo slips out and looks for side control. Two minutes to go.
North-south for Bernardo. She spins to the back and slips both hooks in. Back to guard with a minute to go. 10-9 Bernardo.
Round 2: Reneau goes back to pressuring. Bernardo looks a little winded. Low kick lands. Reneau with a good right cross. Another right hand and Bernardo shoots, pulling guard when it’s not there. Reneau lets her up. Bernardo pushing her punches as Reneau advances. Lead right hand from Reneau. Two minutes in. Good body shot and overhand right. Reneau snapping out her jab, takes a body kick and easily denies a takedown attempt. Bernardo tries to pull guard and cannot. Two minutes to go.
Well-timed takedown and Bernardo’s back on top. Reneau uses a front headlock to stand and tags the body. Right hand upstairs. She clinches with a minute to go. Knees from Reneau and an elbow upstairs. Knee, right hand on the break. Big right hand from Reneau and she stuffs yet another shot. 10-9 Reneau. Bernardo is slow to stand.
Round 3: Reneau comes out pumping punches, denies another takedown. Bernardo grabs double underhooks and takes her down into guard. Reneau works her legs up for a triangle, looks for it a minute in. Reneau’s ankle isn’t fully under her knee. She loses it and Bernardo looks for side control. Now Reneau has it a bit deeper, still can’t get it. Bernardo stands over her, dives back in. Reneau looks for a guillotine, uses it to stand. Bernardo just curls up and surrenders half guard. Reneau looking to set up an armbar. Two minutes to go.
Bernardo rolls and Reneau hits a Dantas-style backstep, looking for the RNC. Bernardo survives, so Reneau goes back to pounding. Full mount with a minute to go. Reneau thumping away. She adjusts her position and batters Bernardo until she gets the stoppage.
Final result: Reneau def. Bernardo by TKO (punches)
185 lbs.: Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Rob Wilkinson
Round 1: Wilkinson kicking early. Fires a head kick, Bahadurzada catches it and shoves him over. He scrambles up. One minute in. Low kick from Wilkinson. Overhand right by Bahadurzada. Two minutes in. Wilkinson slowly advancing, shoots and they trade knees. He puts Bahadurzada on his back, can’t keep him there. Wilkinson still driving. Two minutes to go.
Trading short blows on the fence. Both land on the break. Big body kick and Wilkinson shoots. Bahadurzada locks up a d’arce, scrambles up when it’s not there. One minute to go. Wilkinson uses a Bahadurzada knee to take him down. Bahadurzada scrambles up. Hard knee by Wilkinson in the waning seconds. 10-9 Wilkinson.
Round 2: Bahadurzada looks tired, but he kinda always does. Both whip punches. Straight right lands for him. 1-2 from Wilkinson a minute in. Hard flurry stings Wilkinson and he shoots. Bahadurzada defends. Leg kick from Wilkinson. Uppercut-right hand drops Wilkinson. Bahadurzada pouring on the hurt. Left hook and Wilkinson wobbles to the canvas again. The referee finally steps in.
Final result: Bahadurzada def. Wilkinson by TKO (punches)
170 lbs.: Bryan Barberena vs. Leon Edwards
Round 1: Both men come out southpaw. Leg kick from Edwards, he checks one that comes back. Next Barberena low kick lands a minute in. Edwards tries a head kick, eats a leg kick. Nasty leg kick lands for him. Sneaky hook connects. Two minutes in. Edwards catches a body kick and lands a left hand before taking Barberena to the mat. Side control. He puts in a hook when Barberena scoots to the fence. Two minutes to go.
Edwards tries a half nelson to move Barberena around, abandons it. Looking for a second hook. Now both in with a minute to go. Barberena punching over his shoulder. Barberena scoots to the fence and stands. 10-9 Edwards.
Round 2: They trade knees inside. Edwards tries an outside trip. Barberena reverses position. One minute in. Short knees from Barberena. Elbow as they separate. 1-2 comes back at him. Again from Edwards. Barberena still targeting the lead leg, tries a jumping kick that allows Edwards to score a takedown and look for the back. Two minutes in. Edwards transitions to a double-leg. Barberena gets an underhook and denies it. Two minutes to go.
Edwards again changes levels and eats a flurry of elbows. Knee from Barberena on the break. Hard counters land for Edwards. More solid blows. One minute to go. Big shot and Edwards wobbles to the mat. He tries to shoot and Barberena thumps away after the sprawl. Edwards manages to get guard. 10-9 Barberena.
Round 3: Hard counter left and leg kicks land for Edwards. Body kick by Barberena. Edwards tries a head kick. One minute in. Another leg kick. Counters by Edwards land clean and he shoots, landing a trip into half guard. Short punches from Edwards. Two minutes in. Barberena goes to his knees and Edwards slips in the hooks. Full body triangle. Edwards trying different grips. Two minutes to go.
Edwards still looking for the choke. Barberena removes a hook and works his way to his feet. One minute to go. Edwards changes levels, eats more elbows. Barberena grabs a kimura, doesn’t have the leverage. Edwards moves to the rear waistlock and puts in a hook. Barberena makes it to his feet before the bell. 10-9 Edwards.
Final result: Edwards def. Barberena by unanimous decision
170 lbs.: Darren Till vs. Bojan Velickovic
Round 1: Leg kick. from Velickovic. Till answers in kind. One minute in. Velickovic sends out a head kick, misses. Till advancing. He’s not checking these, though he does land one of his own. Jab from Till connects and he catches the next leg kick. Velickovic waves him on and he gets exactly what he asks for with a savage elbow. Velickovic goes down and TIll tries to pound him out. Velickovic latches onto his wrists. to slow things down. Hard elbow by Till on the way up. Two minutes to go.
They hug it out real quick. Velickovic shoots, denied easily. Straight left buckles Velickovic once again, Till staying patient. Right hand lands for the Serb with a minute to go. Till leans away from some punches, lands an up-jab. 10-9 Till.
Round 2: They trade leg kicks, then both land punches. Till denies another takedown with ease. Straight left cracks Velickovic. Till catches a kick and dives in with a left hand, setting in guard a minute in. Velickovic bonks him a few times as Till shakes his head and laughs. Big left hand by Till. Heavy elbow. Two minutes in. Velickovic grabs for a guillotine, Till keeps the other hand pinned. Back to the feet. Two minutes to go.
Hard leg kick from Velickovic. Straight left comes back at him. Leg kick again. Again. Counter left cracks Velickovic. One minute to go. They trade jabs. Velickovic to the body, lands a leg kick and a heavy left hand. 10-9 Till, but closer.
Round 3: Velickovic still picking at the leg. Till catches one and hurls a counter elbow. Velickovic head kick falls short. Straight left from Till a minute in. Another left hand by Till and Velickovic ties up. Till reverses. They separate. Till lands his jab two minutes in. Big left hand, but Velickovic lands a right hook in return. Another hook. Two minutes to go.
BIG 1-2 and down goes Velickovic again. Till tries to pound him out, waves him back up. Elbow lands for Till. Straight left. One minute to go. Another left cross by Till. Spinning elbow boops Velickovic’s nose. Glancing head kick. 10-9 Till.
Final result: Till def. Velickovic by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Felipe Silva vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Round 1: Silva fires a front kick after a tentative start. Taisumov retreating. One minute in, Taisumov whiffs on a right hand and lands a leg kick. MONSTER COUNTER RIGHT AND SILVA GOES DOWN FACE-FIRST. Wow, Knockout of the Year candidate one-punch finish by “Beckan.”
Final result: Taisumov def. Silva by KO (punch)
155 lbs.: Mads Burnell vs. Michel Prazeres
Round 1: Good left hook from Prazeres and he shoots. Burnell stuffs it and puts him on the fence. They move around the fence, then Prazeres snaps him down and takes half guard. One minute in. Burnell defends well for a while, but Prazeres passes to side control. Burnell regains half guard. Two minutes in. Nice pass to side control, but again Burnell regains it. Lovely ground work from both men. This time Prazeres gets all the way past the leg. Two minutes to go.
Burnell regains half guard, tries to grab a leg but Prazeres slips out. Prazeres hits another takedown against the fence. One minute to go. Side control. Przeres briefly threatens an arm, then moves to mount. Solid elbows as Burnell regains half guard. 10-9 Prazeres.
Round 2: Leg kick from Burnell to start the round. They tie up once again, knees by Prazeres. They separate and Burnell lands a combination. Good exchanges. Knee from Burnell. One minute in. Both land left hooks and Prazeres hits a takedown on the fence. Half guard for Prezeres, landing elbows. Two minutes in. Burnell staying out of trouble so far but Prazeres’ top control remains excellent. Side control. Back to half guard, two minutes to go.
Burnell grabs a leg for deep half guard, loses it and gives up side control. Full mount now. Prazeres threatens an arm-triangle, can’t get it and returns to side control. One minute to go. Now looking to set up a north-south joke. No dice. 10-9 Prazeres.
Round 3: Quick hug to kick off the last round. Prazeres digs to the body, tries a trip and they trade hard punches in the center. Good knee by the Brazilian. He shoots, completes it into guard. He passes right to side control, nearly gets mount. Now looking for the north-south choke, draws the tap.
Final result: Prazeres def. Burnell by submission (north-south choke)
155 lbs.: Desmond Green vs. Rustam Khabilov
Round 1: Khabilov on the front foot early, eats a right hand. Green charges in, takes some right hands. Green to the body a minute in, gets suplexed but scrambles up. Looking for knees, separation. They trade punches. Green leg kick. Right hook lands. Khabilov shoots and gets him to a knee two minutes in. Suplex, can’t keep him down but still attached. Sneaky knee, more manhandling. He wrenches him down once more, lands an elbow on the break, and they separate with two minutes to go.
Uppercut from Khabilov. Long left hand by Green in return. Green lands a body kick, slips. One minute to go. Khabilov fires a head kick, lands a left hook. Green shoots and puts him on the fence. They separate. 10-9 Khabilov.
Round 2: Counter right knocks Green off-balance and they briefly go for it. One minute in. Green leg kick, Khabilov body kick. Green to the body. Khabilov lands a lead right. Again. Straight left cracks Khabilov and Green stuffs a takedown. Lead right by Khabilov. Body kick, eats a leg kick. They trade near the fence. Two minutes to go.
Green denies a level change. Khabilov shoots for a single-leg, can’t keep him down. Lead right hand connects with a minute to go. He tries a head kick, combo comes back at him. Both land hooks, Green’s is harder. Khabilov tries another shot. 10-9 Green.
Round 3: Khabilov hops in with a knee and Green grabs double underhooks, tries a throw but can’t get it. Green leg kick. One minute in. Good straight left. Khabilov right hand strays low, Green elects to keep going. Khabilov shoots, denied, lands a left hook. Two minutes in. Left hand rattles Khabilov. They trade good punches. Green briefly gets the rear waistlock. Two minutes to go.
Green catches a kick, can’t use it. Left hook from Khabilov. Shoots, stuffed. One minute to go. Khabilov throws heat, misses. Green hits a takedown before the bell and looks for the back. 10-9 Green.
Final result: Khabilov def. Green by unanimous decision
205 lbs.: Francimar Barroso vs. Aleksandar Rakic
Round 1: Nice jab by Barroso. Oblique kick. One minute in. Rakic right hands fall short. Lead right from Barroso. Nice uppercut lands for Rakic. Two minutes in. Overhand right once again by Barroso. Rakic comes back with a low kick and a flurry when Barroso responds. Another leg kick with two minutes to go.
Thumping uppercut by Rakic. Barroso shoots, abandons it. Counter right connects. One minute to go. Barroso shoots. Close round. 10-9 Rakic.
Round 2: Leg kick and a booming right hand from Rakic. He looks comfortable now. Another good right on the fence a minute in. Combination. Barroso catches a kick, can’t use it and avoids return fire. Rakic to the body. Barroso leg kick. Two minutes in. Rakic tries a combo on the cage, lands another leg kick. Barroso avoids an uppercut and ties up with two minutes to go.
First completed takedown into guard. Barroso isn’t doing much from there. Rakic hits the switch, stands, and goes to work with combinations. Barroso hurling full-body counters, hits a low single. 10-9 Rakic.
Round 3: Rakic still advancing. Leg kick exchange. One minute in. Barroso whiffs on a kick, shoots, stuffed. Rakic to the body. Rakic taunting a bit, not super busy. Body kick lands two minutes in. Right hands sail by Barroso’s head. Rakic picking at his lead leg, lands a right downstairs. He stuffs a takedown with two minutes to go.
Barroso claims an eyepoke, ref says it was a closed fist. Rakic digs another body shot. Again. Low blow by Barroso with a minute to go. Rakic firing his jab, denies another takedown. Rakic struggling to connect with the big punches, but the jabs are landing. Counter elbow as he stuffs a shot. Barroso with a right before the bell. 10-9 Rakic.
Final result: Rakic def. Barroso by unanimous decision
145 lbs.: Mike Santiago vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov
Round 1: Magomedsharipov comes out spinning. Santiago backs him to the fence, looks for punches and kicks. He ties up on the fence. One minute in. Santiago gets double underhooks but has to fight off a throw. They separate. Magomedsharipov wheel kick goes high. Body shot. Nasty uppercut and Magomedsharipov unloads on the fence, going for a Showtime kick. Santiago shoots, eats elbows. Two minutes in. Good knees, elbow, left hook from Magomedsharipov. They separate. Santiago again gets double underhooks. Knees to the thigh. Two minutes to go.
Nice knee and elbow by Magomedsharipov. Santiago lands a nice body kick. Magomedsharipov tries to back him off with a side kick, gets clinched. One minute to go. Magomedsharipov lands a knee to the body and reverses position. Good knee from Santiago before they split again. Side kick, flying back kick. Great scramble ends the round. 10-9 Magomedsharipov.
Round 2: Magomedsharipov firing his jab. More body kicks from Santiago, who eats an elbow. Magomedsharipov puts him on the fence. Scorpion kick attempt. Santiago pressing forward, looks for a takedown, briefly gets him down. Magomedsharipov steps over into a rear crucifix a minute in. One hook in for Magomedsharipov against the cage. Two minutes in. They shift around a bit, Santiago dislodges a hook. Cradle by Magomedsharipov, attempts a no-hooks choke and settles for a punch. Santiago tries to stand and surrenders half guard. Two minutes to go.
Magomedsharipov manhandles Santiago when he tries to stand, keeps looking to soften him up. Nearly locks up the choke as he continues to land. One minute to go. Magomedsharipov locks up the choke and draws the tap.
Final result: Magomedsharipov def. Santiago by submission (rear naked choke)
205 lbs.: Abdul-Kerim Edilov vs. Bojan Mihajlovic
Round 1: Edilov opens with a leg kick, then a body kick. Inside low kick again. He looks way bigger than Mihajlovic. Good right hand and knee from Edilov a minute in. Nasty uppercut connects and he ties up. More knees and he shoots, running the pipe to end up on top in guard. Two minutes in. Ground-and-pound from the Chechen. He briefly tries a can opener before going back to strikes. These are quality punches. Two minutes to go.
Edilov still bonking away. He postures up for some bigger shots. One minute to go. More heavy punches. Mihajlovic goes to his knees and Edilov patiently sneaks punches through his guard. 10-8 Edilov.
Round 2: Counter knee from Edilov. Counter uppercut soon after. Another knee from Edilov and another single-leg. Full guard once again a minute in. Edilov continues to work with ground-and-pound. Two minutes in. Punches continuing to pile up. Right hands crash home over and over until the ref steps in.
Final result: Edilov def. Mihajlovic by TKO (punches)
155 lbs.: Thibault Gouti vs. Andrew Holbrook
Round 1: Holbrook sticking out left hands, tries a level change that Gouti denies. He shoots again under a right hand, can’t get it but lands a solid straight left. Gouti to the body. Intercepting knee. Holbrook tries to answer. One minute in. Combination from Gouti, who limp-legs out of a determined shot. Holbrook fires kicks, eats right hands. Combination from Holbrook and now they’re trading. Hard rights from Gouti two minutes in. Holbrook backs him off with a body kick. Gouti denies another takedown attempt and they go back to trading punches. Gouti’s got the harder punches. Both land body kicks. Two minutes to go.
Gouti denies another shot. Big right cross after stopping a clinch. Holbrook with two punches and a cup shot. Gouti lamps him with a head kick and the ref nearly steps in before realizing Holbrook has a kimura grip. Gouti gets free and blasts him with punches when they stand. One minute to go. Gouti just battering him and the referee steps in.
Final result: Gouti def. Holbrook by TKO (head kick and punches)