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UFC Fight Night 130 live results stream, play-by-play updates for ‘Thompson vs Till’ in Liverpool

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on television TODAY (Sun., May 27, 2018) with the UFC Fight Night 130 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which features a welterweight main event between Stephen Thompson and Darren Till, who battle for a spot in the 170-pound title chase. Elsewhere on the card, held inside Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, welterweight veteran Neil Magny looks to win his second straight by taking on local product (and late replacement) Craig White, while Arnold Allen and Mads Burnell hook ‘em up in featherweight action.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 130 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” undercard bout at 10:30 a.m. ET, followed by the FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” undercard bouts at 11 a.m. ET, before the main card start time at 1 p.m. ET, also on FOX Sports 1.

Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Thompson vs. Till.”

Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Fight Night 130 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 130 QUICK RESULTS:

Stephen Thompson vs. Darren Till — Till def. Thompson by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46 x2)
Neil Magny vs. Craig White — Magny def. White by TKO (knee and punches) at 4:32 of Round One
Arnold Allen vs. Mads Burnell — Allen def. Burnell by submission (ninja choke) at 2:41 of Round Three
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Jason Knight — Amirkhani def. Knight by split decision (27-30, 29-28 x2)
Claudio Henrique da Silva vs. Nordine Taleb — Silva def. Taleb by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:31 of Round One
Eric Spicely vs. Darren Stewart — Stewart def. Spicely by TKO (punches) at 1:47 of Round Two
Tom Breese vs. Daniel Kelly — Breese def. Kelly by TKO (punches) at 3:33 of Round One
Lina Lansberg vs. Gina Mazany — Lansberg def. Mazany by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Brad Scott vs. Carlo Pedersoli Jr. — Pedersoli def. Scott by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Molly McCann vs. Gillian Robertson — Robertson def. McCann by technical submission (rear naked choke) at 2:05 of Round Two
Trevor Smith vs. Elias Theodorou — Theodorou def. Smith by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 130 PLAY-BY-PLAY:

170 lbs.: Stephen Thompson vs. Darren Till

Round 1: Till looks colossal in there. Low kick lands for him. Thompson tries a head kick. One minute in. Thompson again tries the head kick. Leg kick lands for him and he avoids a left. Two minutes in. 2-1 from Thompson on the counter. Two minutes to go.

Thompson lands a left hand. Right to the body. Till tries a spinning back fist. One minute to go. Leg kick from Till. 10-9 Thompson.

Round 2: Till looking more aggressive. Side kick from Thompson. One minute in. Thompson tries a 1-2. Left hand by Till. Two minutes in, good knee to the body. Oblique kicks by Till. Thompson looks to counter a body kick. Two minutes to go.

Neither man landing clean. Thompson falls short with another head kick. One minute to go. Side kick by Thompson, wheel kick falls short. 10-9 Till.

Round 3: Till pressuring quite a bit more. They pick at each other’s lead legs. Till’s punches fall short a minute in. Till still struggling to land, but staying aggressive. Body kick from Thompson. Two minutes in. Counter right lands clean for Thompson. Another counter right with two minutes to go.

1-2 from Till. Body kick. Counter combo comes back at him. One minute to go. Thompson shifts stance and lands a right hand, but Till catches a finger in the eye. Thompson lands a side kick. Till lands a left hand on a retreating Thompson. 10-9 Thompson.

Round 4: Till still pressing forward, eats counters after landing a leg kick. Right hand by Thompson. One minute in. Right hand lands for Thompson. Till connects with a straight left. Two minutes in. Low kick from Till. Counter left hand by Thompson as he pivots. Till grabs double underhooks and takes him to the fence. Two minutes to go.

Till lands an elbow and Thompson separates. Body kick from “Wonderboy.” One minute to go. Double jab reaches Thompson, who comes back with a right to the body. Thompson low kick, long left by Till. 10-9 Thompson.

Round 5: Till lands a low kick. One minute in. Dart right hand by Thompson, jab from Till. Thompson tries a jumping kick. Till backs him to the cage, can’t connect. Two minutes in. Till backs him to the cage with a double jab, then drops Thompson with a left hand. Two minutes to go.

Till can’t control him on the mat and they return to the feet. Thompson comes back with a left hand. Thompson with a surprise takedown, doesn’t establish. One minute to go. No explosion in the last minute. 10-9 Till.

Final result: Till def. Thompson by unanimous decision


170 lbs.: Neil Magny vs. Craig White

Round 1: They trade low kicks to start. White ties up and puts him on the fence. One minute in. Magny reverses, gets reversed. Magny fighting for a takedown, can’t get it. Two minutes in. White takes a knee to the nards. They restart in the center, but White puts him right back on the fence. Magny gets double underhooks and counters a takedown into mount. Two minutes to go.

Magny standing over him, lets White up. White marches in behind a right hand and ties up. Magny reverses against the cage, drops him with a knee, and clobbers him with punches to force the stoppage.

Final result: Magny def. White by TKO (knee and punches)


145 lbs.: Arnold Allen vs. Mads Burnell

Round 1: Low kick from Burnell, left hand by Allen. Allen staying busy with his jab and left. Burnell lands a lead right, eats an uppercut. 3-2 from Burnell. Hard lead right. One minute in. Allen sending out side kicks and lefts. Burnell shoots on the fence. Two minutes in. They separate. Combo by Burnell. Body kick lands for him. Allen looking for elbows. Two minutes to go.

Allen moving well, but it’s Burnell landing the better shots. Elbow from Burnell. Body kick from Allen. Uppercut. Burnell blasts in for a takedown into guard. Allen scrambles up, gets taken down again. Alan rises and lands a trip of his own. 10-9 Burnell.

Round 2: Burnell hits an easy takedown into half guard. One minute in. Allen tries to make space with his feet, can’t do so. Burnell staying heavy, denies an attempt to break free on the fence and takes him back down. Two minutes in. Allen back to his feet and they separate. Right hand by Burnell. Another takedown into half guard. Two minutes to go.

Burnell on top in half guard. One minute to go. Butterfly guard now. Closed. 10-9 Burnell.

Round 3: 1-2 by Allen. Burnell with another easy takedown. Allen scoots to the fence and stands, taken right back down. Allen again works his way up. One minute in. Burnell still driving, changes levels. Allen tries to defend with a Kimura, taken down anyway. He stands again, and when Burnell ducks down again, Allen hits a ninja choke, forcing Burnell to the mat and drawing a frantic tap.

Final result: Allen def. Burnell by submission (ninja choke)


170 lbs.: Makwan Amirkhani vs. Jason Knight

Round 1: Knight firing kicks to start the fight. Jab from Amirkhani. Right hooks from Amirkhani ding Knight, who pulls guard after failing to take him down off a flying knee. One minute in. Amirkhani sticks his tongue out and lets him back up. Another hard hook. Stiff jab upstairs. Knight goes back to the kicks, eats a 1-2. Right uppercut and hook. Two minutes in. Knight rushes in with a combo, gets partially taken down but Amirkhani abandons it. Knight tries a wheel kick with two minutes to go.

Low kicks by Knight. Teep. Amirkhani steps in and gets leveled by a right uppercut. Knight tries to follow him down and choke him out, but loses position. Amirkhani scrambles up and they trade until Knight drops him with another right hand. Knight pulls rubber guard when Amirkhani scrambles up. Knight locks up a triangle, loses it in the waning seconds. 10-9 Knight.

Round 2: Knight again opens with kicks, taunting Amirkhani. Amirkhani tries a flying knee. One minute in. Uppercut lands for Amirkhani. Oblique kicks from Knight. Low kick exchange two minutes in. Now they trade right hands. Right hook from Amirkhani, who scores a takedown. Knight regains guard. Hammerfist by Amirkhani, who stands over Knight. Two minutes to go.

Back to the feet. Right hook again by Amirkhani. Knight lands a right hook in return. Uppercut by Amirkhani, who takes him down into side control.Knight gets his guard back and looks for rubber guard. Amirkhani slips out and lands ground-and-pound. Knight tries a late leglock. 10-9 Amirkhani.

Round 3: Knight fires leg kicks, then stumbles a bit. Amirkhani shoots in and Knight once again goes to mission control. Heel kicks from Knight. One minute in. Knight opens his guard, looks for a triangle. Closed again. Mission control. Two minutes in. Knight locks up a high guard control and argues with the ref, who stands them up anyway. Two minutes to go.

Knight cracks him with a straight right. Amirkhani grabs double underhooks, goes to the rear waist lock. Knight rolls for a kneebar, surrenders guard. Armbar attempt. Amirkhani lands an elbow. One minute to go. Side control, then the front headlock. Amirkhani briefly considers a Peruvian necktie, lands a right hand and a knee. 10-9 Amirkhani.

Final result: Amirkhani def. Knight by split decision


170 lbs.: Claudio Henrique da Silva vs. Nordine Taleb

Round 1: Silva marching forward, looks for an early takedown. Trading knees inside. Taleb denies a takedown, blocks a body kick and lands a leg kick. One minute in. Taleb catches a body kick and hurls Silva to the mat, landing a right hand on the way up. Body kick and right hand from Taleb. Two minutes in. Taleb catches a leg kick, easily stuffs a takedown and lands a knee upstairs. Silva catches a low kick and takes Taleb down, staying persistent enough to deny an attempt to stand. Half guard with two minutes to go.

Taleb looks to stand, rolls for a leglock. Ground-and-pound from Silva, who passes to mount. Hard elbows from the Brazilian. Taleb gives up his back and Silva locks up the body triangle, then puts the squeeze on him for a finish.

Final result: Silva def. Taleb by submission (rear naked choke)


185 lbs.: Eric Spicely vs. Darren Stewart

Round 1: Stewart lands a right hand early, then goes to the body. Jab exchange a minute in. Body kick and 1-2 land for Spicely. Another sharp 1-2, then a takedown attempt. Stewart defending on the cage. Spicely still driving. Two minutes in. Stewart lands punches on the exit. Low kick from Spicely. Two minutes to go.

Spicely fakes a level change. They trade jabs. Left hook lands for Spicely. One minute to go. Stewart landing his jab well, eats leg kicks. Spicely tries to open up on the cage. 10-9 Spicely.

Round 2: They open the round trading punches. Stewart finds the mark with a right hook. stiff jab by Spicely, who gets hurt with a counter right. Stewart pursues, walks into a hard right hand. Stewart stuffs a takedown and they briefly tie up. Stewart to the body. Jab drops Spicely and Stewart follows him into guard, where he drills Spicely with punches for the finish.

Final result: Stewart def. Spicely by TKO (punches)


185 lbs.: Tom Breese vs. Daniel Kelly

Round 1: Today is not a good tech day, apparently, so we start about 80 seconds in. Neither man landing clean with their punches yet. Two minutes in. Breese the busier of the two, looking for combinations. Low kick from Kelly. 1-2 from Breese. Two minutes to go.

Kelly just can’t reach him so far, but is avoiding a lot of incoming fire. As I say that, an uppercut from Breese damages Kelly’s eye. Kelly backs off, claiming a poke, but the ref confirms it was a punch and Breese pounds away for the finish.

Final result: Breese def. Kelly by TKO (punches)


135 lbs.: Lina Lansberg vs. Gina Mazany

Round 1: Lansberg catches a body kick for a takedown, can’t keep her down. Knee to the body connects. Mazany reverses position on the fence. One minute in. Mazany lands a 2-1 after disengaging, then steps back into the clinch. Knees to the thigh. Lansberg reverses position two minutes in. Elbow upstairs. They separate. Two minutes to go.

Lansberg lands a head kick and puts Mazany back on the cage. Elbow lands for Lansberg. Knee to the body. They trade knees inside with a minute to go. Knee and elbow connect for Lansberg. Ref separates them. Lansberg lands a body kick and they engage in the clinch. 10-9 Lansberg.

Round 2: Mazany opens with a leg kick, moves into the clinch. Lansberg pressing her against the fence, eats a knee. Trading knees inside. One minute in. Ref separates them. Mazany lands a body kick and left hand, then scores a takedown. Lansberg works her way back up. Knee exchange, back to the clinch. Two minutes in. Ref separates them. Mazany fires a body kick, lands a right hook. Lansberg takes her back to the cage. Two minutes to go.

Trading knees inside, then a hard elbow from Lansberg. Mazany ducks in for another takedown. Elbow and knee from Lansberg after she stands. Elbow connects. One minute to go. Mazany looking for knees. More knees from Lansberg on the break, Mazany tris a front kick. 10-9 Lansberg.

Round 3: Technical issues in the opening moments, then Lansberg puts her back on the fence and goes to work. One minute in. The network continues to misbehave, giving me an occasional slideshow. Things finally start working with less than two minutes to go.

More of the same, Lansberg pressing her against the fence and going to work with knees. 10-9 Lansberg.

Final result: Lansberg def. Mazany by unanimous decision


170 lbs.: Brad Scott vs. Carlo Pedersoli Jr.

Round 1: Scott on the advance early. Stiff jab. 1-2 from Pedersoli in return. Body kick lands. One minute in. Overhand right from Pedersoli. Scott tries to catch him circling with a left hook, lands a leg kick. Pedersoli tries a head kick. Scott low kick and jab. Wheel kick attempt from Pedersoli falls short. Two minutes in. Scott straight right met by an overhand left. Scott lands a leg kick, eats a side kck. Two minutes to go.

Scott to the body, eats a 1-2 in return. Pedersoli connects with a counter left. Counter left lands for him. Pedersoli threatens a Superman punch off the fence. Spinning back kick. One minute to go. Scott tries a body kick and they trade body kicks. Hook catches Pedersoli as he jumps and Scott knocks him down with a right hand. Right hand from Scott. Knee to the body. 10-9 Scott.

Round 2: Pedersoli sending out head kicks. One minute in. Pedersoli to the body. Body kicks landing for him. Scott looks to attack the body in return, blocks a head kick. Another body kick from Pedersoli. Two minutes in. Straight right by Scott, swatting overhand left by Pedersoli, who cracks him with another body kick. Low kick from Scott. Counter right connects. Pedersoli tries to spin, fires a Brazilian kick. Two minutes to go.

Low kick by Scott. Superman punch off the cage by Pedersoli. Trading body kicks. Straight left. Pederoli lands another left hand with a minute to go, wheel kick falls just short. Overhand left lands. Stiff jab from Scott. Body kick. Pedersoli hits a reactive takedown into half guard. 10-9 Pedersoli.

Round 3: Tentative start to the round. Pedersoli catches a kick, can’t use it. Straight left lands for him. Body kick. One minute in. Pedersoli tries a high kick, lands a body kick, eats a left hook. Side kick connects. Scott still looking to walk him down, lands a right hook. Two minutes in. Both fall short with their punches. Body kick from Pedersoli and a blast double. Scott looking for a guillotine, sweeps his way to his feet. Pedersoli staying busy with the rear leg. Two minutes to go.

Scott digs a body shot and takes a right hook in return. Brazilian kick from Pedersoli. Pedersoli hits an outside reap, can’t keep him down. One minute to go. They separate. Left hook from Scott, body shot. Pedersoli tries an overhand left and hits a single-leg into guard. 10-9 Pedersoli.

Final result: Pedersoli def. Scott by split decision


125 lbs.: Molly McCann vs. Gillian Robertson

Round 1: Robertson opens with leg kicks. Left hook lands for her. McCann denies a takedown. One minute in. McCann uppercut just misses, right cross does not. Uppercut lands this time. Overhand right connects clean, left hook behind it. Robertson looks for a single-leg and runs the pips for a takedown into half guard. Two minutes in. Robertson staying heavy, driving her shoulder into Mccann’s neck. Two minutes to go.

Robertson denies Mccann’s attempt to stand and moves to mount. Looking for an armbar. Ground-and-pound, now both hooks in. Robertson maintains her control until the end of the round. 10-9 Robertson.

Round 2: Robertson looks for another early takedown, then hits an arm drag to wind up on top again. Robertson already back in mount a minute in. Now the back. Robertson looking for the choke, finally locks it up and puts McCann to sleep.

Final result: Robertson def. McCann by technical submission (rear naked choke)


185 lbs.: Trevor Smith vs. Elias Theodorou

Round 1: Theodorou lands an early uppercut. Smith tries to tie up, gets taken to the fence. Smith digs to the body and they jockey for position. Theodorou doing the better dirty boxing so far. One minute in. Smith ducks in for a low double as Theodorou fires hammerfists. More reversing position on the fence. Good knees from Theodorou. Wild swings as they separate. Smith ties up and they trade body blows two minutes in. Theodorou lands punches as they separate. Another uppercut from Theodorou, knees as they re-enter the clinch. Left hands as they split. Two minutes to go.

Theodorou lands a nice side kick. Smith leg kick, bigger Theodorou knee in return. They trade inside. Smith runs in and lands a left hook, then they tie up once more. One minute to go. Dirty boxing on both sides, big knee by Theodorou. Smith lands a knee, solid uppercuts from Theodorou as they break. 10-9 Theodorou.

Round 2: Theodorou lands a body kick, looks to go high. Both connect with left hooks. Smith lands a leg kick, Theodorou looks for the Thai plum. Smith gets in relatively deep on a double-leg, rolls through for his first takedown of the night. Theodorou pops right back up a minute in. He reverses on the cage. Good knee. Smith lands one of his own. They separate, then tie right back up. Theodorou denies a takedown with a whizzer, Smith still driving. Two minutes in. Theodorou again works his way to his feet, lands a knee. Smith loses his mouthguard as they move about. Elbow from Smith, but Theodorou lands his best combo of the night. Two minutes to go.

Smith looks for a single-leg without success. Double underhooks, but the ref separates them. Theodorou lands a hard uppercut and overhand right. Elbow by Theodorou, then a clash of heads as Smith throws back. One minute to go. Ref calls time to look at the cut from that headbutt. Smith hops in with a knee and Theodorou catches it. Trading knees inside. Knee from Theodorou in the waning seconds. 10-9 Theodorou, but I wouldn’t argue 10-9 either way.

Round 3: Theodorou fires a side kick, then clips Smith when the latter tries to pressure. Smith lands a low kick and a knee as Theodorou tries to retreat. One minute in. Smith still marching after him, eats a pair of punches inside. Knees in the clinch. Smith hits a nice knee tap and sets up in guard. Two minutes in. Theodorou gets to his knees, Smith looks for the back. Theodorou looks to drive and Smith counters with a front headlock. Theodorou works his way up, eats a knee as Smith looks for another takedown.

Theodorou denies the same rolling takedown that Smith caught him with earlier. Smith still driving, though. Theodorou gets his leg out and they return to their feet. Knee from Smith. One minute to go. They separate after trading more knees. Elbow from Theodorou, back to the knees. Theodorou lands an elbow and Smith straight-up runs at him to try to get a last lick in. 10-9 Smith.

Final result: Theodorou def. Smith by unanimous decision


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