Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to uncork its latest round of ESPN+ fights by way of the UFC Fight Night 152: “Dos Anjos vs. Lee” mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for Sat., May 18, 2019 inside Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York. As the name would suggest, this weekend’s big shebang will be headlined by the 170-pound showdown pitting former lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos, against fellow 155-pound import, Kevin Lee. In the UFC Fight Night 152 co-main event, once-beaten middleweight “Hurricane,” Ian Heinisch, looks to capture his fifth straight win opposite dangerous submission specialist, Antonio Carlos Junior, affectionately known as “Shoeface” in the combat sports community.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 152 fight card below, starting with the ESPN+ “Prelims” undercard bouts at 5 p.m. ET, followed by the ESPN+ main card start time of 8 p.m. ET.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Dos Anjos vs. Lee.” Without further delay, see below for the updated UFC Fight Night 152 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 152 QUICK RESULTS:
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee — dos Anjos def. Lee by submission (arm triangle choke) at 3:47 of Round Four
Ian Heinisch vs. Antonio Carlos Junior — Heinisch def. Carlos by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Megan Anderson vs. Felicia Spencer — Spencer def. Anderson by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:24 of Round One
Vicente Luque vs. Derrick Krantz — Luque def. Krantz by TKO (punches) at 3:52 of Round One
Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira — Oliveira def. Lentz by TKO (punches) at 2:11 of Round Two
Austin Hubbard vs. Davi Ramos — Ramos def. Hubbard by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Sijara Eubanks vs. Aspen Ladd — Ladd def. Eubanks by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-28)
Desmond Green vs. Charles Jourdain — Green def. Jourdain by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Michel Pereira vs. Danny Roberts — Pereira def. Roberts by KO (flying knee and punch) at 1:47 of Round One
Grant Dawson vs. Mike Trizano — Dawson def. Trizano by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:27 of Round Two
Patrick Cummins vs. Ed Herman — Herman def. Cummins by TKO (knee and punches) at 3:39 of Round One
Zak Cummings vs. Trevin Giles — Cummings def. Giles by submission (guillotine choke) at 4:01 of Round Three
Julio Arce vs. Julian Erosa — Arce def. Erosa by KO (head kick) at 1:49 of Round Three
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 152 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
170 lbs.: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee
Round 1: They come out trading hard kicks and punches. Lee drops dos Anjos and takes him down into side control. Looking for the back. dos Anjos separates. Body kick from Lee a minute in. Good punches from both men. Corkscrew uppercut lands for dos Anjos, met by a body kick. Lee shoots once again hauls him to the fence. Two minutes in. dos Anjos still defending. Lee still driving. dos Anjos tries to reverse. Two minutes to go.
Good knee by dos Anjos as he defends. They trade clinch blows. Knee from dos Anjos and he slips before they separate. Lee with a body kick, knee, combination punches. One minute to go. Hard knee again. dos Anjos tries to jump in with a knee, then hits a double-leg of his own into half guard. Lee scrambles up and shoots once again. 10-9 Lee.
Round 2: Body kick from dos Anjos. Lee shoots against the fence. dos Anjos cinches up a guillotine, uses it to sweep back to his feet. One minute in. dos Anjos denies a single-leg, uses a kimura grip to separate. Head kick by dos Anjos, straight left. He shoots, gets Lee to his knees. Pressing Lee against the fence two minutes in. They separate. Straight right by Lee. dos Anjos with a low kick and left cross. Lee backs him to the fence and looks to open up before changing levels. Two minutes to go.
dos Anjos sprawls, can’t get off the fence yet. They trade knees. dos Anjos continues to defend well. One minute to go. Knee and hard left by dos Anjos, left hook by Lee. Counter right by Lee, shoots under a dos Anjos combination. 10-9 Lee.
Round 3: Lee comes flying out the gate before settling back down. They trade body kicks. dos Anjos finding the mark with straight lefts. dos Anjos with a nice takedown in the center, moves to side control. One minute in. Lee rolls to his knees. Knee from dos Anjos as Lee stands. dos Anjos muscles him to the fence and looks for a single-leg, only to give up his back. dos Anjos trying to take top position, gets it. Now he’s looking for the back. Lee works his way to his feet, double-legged again. Two minutes to go.
Lee gets back up again and looks for a takedown. Nasty elbow and knees from dos Anjos as he defends. Lee completes a takedown against the fence. dos Anjos gets back to his feet, nearly gives up his back. dos Anjos avoids a cradle, takes top position. Left hands from RDA as he stands. One more knee. 10-9 dos Anjos.
Round 4: Knee and right hand from Lee. Front kick downstairs. Nice left from dos Anjos. Both kick at the same time and dos Anjos takes one to the cup. Hard 1-2 by dos Anjos met by a straight right. One minute in. Inside low kick briefly knocks Lee down. Lee lands one in return. Lee with a nice double-leg, under a dos Anjos left hand. Looking for the back. dos Anjos turns to face him and separates. Body kick from Lee, low kick from dos Anjos. Two minutes in. Lee looks for a single-leg. dos Anjos gets underhooks, lands a knee, and separates. Body kick by Lee. dos Anjos shoots with two minutes to go.
Body kick from Lee, who shoots off of a dos Anjos low kick. dos Anjos limp-legs out and passes to mount. Looking for an arm triangle. He’s got it. There’s the tap.
Final result: dos Anjos def. Lee by submission (arm triangle choke)
185 lbs.: Ian Heinisch vs. Antonio Carlos Junior
Round 1: Heinisch starting with low kicks. Carlos chases him, puts him on the fence and drags him down into half guard. One minute in. Heinisch holding him close. Carlos threatens a leglock, returns to guard. Heinisch gets to his feet, Carlos still attached against the fence. Heinisch tries a granby roll two minutes in and denies a back take. Rear waist lock for Carlos. Another roll, again Carlos stays attached. Two minutes to go.
Heinisch defending the takedown, but can’t separate. Carlos completes the double-leg and sprawls on Heinisch when the latter looks to get in on his hips. Heinisch makes it up, taken down again. Carlos takes the back with a minute to work. Heinisch peels him off, avoids a guillotine, still stuck on the bottom.
Round 2: Low kick from Heinisch, overhand right. Head kick attempt. Trading low kicks. One minute in. Heinisch with a right hand against the fence. Carlos claims he took a headbutt, ref makes him continue, so he looks for a takedown. Heinisch goes for another granby roll and Carlos takes the back. One hook in. Two minutes in. Heinisch gets back to his feet. Carlos still has the rear waist lock, eats some hard elbows. Two minutes to go.
Another double-leg by Carlos, Heinisch muscles his way into top position. Left hands from Heinisch. One minute to go. Hard shots from Heinisch. Browne elbows as he sprawls. He stands over Carlos and kicks at his legs. 10-9 Heinisch.
Round 3: Heinisch firing kicks. Right hands from Carlos in return. Left hand and hard knee from Heinisch. Carlos fires a knee that strays low. One minute in. Hard right hand from Heinisch knocks Carlos over and Heinisch sprawls. He fires a knee, but Carlos looks for a single-leg. Good defense by Heinisch. Rear waist lock by Carlos now, slips and winds up on the bottom in half guard. Carlos hits a sweep with two minutes to go.
Carlos briefly considers an arm triangle. Heinisch initiates a scramble and Carlos just can’t get a grip on him. Heinisch lands on top in half guard with a minute to go. Posturing up for some bigger shots. He denies a rolling leglock attempt and lands one more right. 10-9 Heinisch.
Final result: Heinisch def. Carlos by unanimous decision
145 lbs.: Megan Anderson vs. Felicia Spencer
Round 1: Heavy right cross from Anderson right off the bat. Another straight right. Spencer ties up and takes her to the fence. One minute in. Sacrifice throw from Spencer and she scrambles onto Anderson’s back. Both hooks in. Two minutes in. Specner flattens her out, starts dropping punches. She’s lost a hook. Still has control. Two minutes to go.
Spencer flattens her out once again and wraps up the RNC for the finish.
Final result: Spencer def. Anderson by submission (rear naked choke)
170 lbs.: Vicente Luque vs. Derrick Krantz
Round 1: Krantz comes out slugging, cracking Luque with an uppercut before looking for a double-leg. Luque latches onto a guillotine, loses it. Krantz looking for the back. Both hooks in a minute in. Working on the choke. He loses it, transitions to a guillotine as Luque takes top position. Two minutes in. He abandons it and they separate. Check hook by Luque, leg kick lands. Lead right cross. Two minutes to go.
Jab exchange. Glancing hook from Krantz. Straight right after taking a leg kick. 1-2 suddenly buckles Krantz’s legs and Luque sends him to his knees with a left hand, then pounds away for the finish.
Final result: Luque def. Krantz by TKO (punches)
155 lbs.: Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira
Round 1: Both men focusing on kicks early. Knee inside from Oliveira. Lentz tries a head kick, lands a right hand. Oliveira tries a flying kick, eats a combo inside. Oliveira lands a leg kick, catches a body kick and lands counters. Elbow by Oliveira, straight left by Lentz. Sneaky elbow by the Brazilian, then a straight right. Another elbow. Superman elbow from Oliveira and Lentz takes him down. Oliveira gets to his feet and separates. Body kick lands. Straight right. Check left hook. Two minutes to go.
Lentz lands a counter straight, takes one in return and eats a jumping front kick. He takes Oliveira down regardless, only to get swept. Oliveira on top in half guard, threatening a front choke. Sneaky elbow. Another. One minute to go. Lentz preventing Oliveira from getting dominant position but taking some shots. Back to half guard. Lentz gets to his feet, eats a body kick. Lentz straight left, Oliveira straight right and flying knee attempt. Tornado kick to right hook by do Bronx. 10-9 Oliveira.
Round 2: Oliveira marches in and Lentz takes him down. Oliveira wraps up a guillotine on the way down, patiently adjusts it. Lentz arguably taps, but survives and gets his head out. Butterfly guard. Oliveira lands an illegal upkick. They restart in Oliveira’s guard. Oliveira makes space and stands, Lentz still attached. They separate. Front kick by Oliveira, right shovel hook soon after. Lentz throwing back whenever Oliveira steps in. A Lentz body kick proves ill-advised as Oliveira catches it and floors him with a straight right, then hammerfists him until the ref steps in.
Final result: Oliveira def. Lentz by TKO (punches)
155 lbs.: Austin Hubbard vs. Davi Ramos
Round 1: Tentative start. Hubbard tossing out kicks. Cross counter from Ramos. One minute in. Simultaneous nut shot, wow. When they resume, Ramos lands a low kick and blocks a head kick. 1-2 lands for him. Hubbard with a front kick downstairs two minutes in. Hubbard answers a high kick with a combination. Ramos leg kick. Two minutes to go.
Hubbard with an uppercut to leg kick. Hard right cross comes back at him. Hubbard front kick met by a counter right. Heavy combination from the Brazilian. He takes a finger in the eye. Left hook blasts Hubbard when they resume. One minute to go. Another hook by Ramos. Now Ramos shoots, looks for the back. Both hooks in and he tries to soften Hubbard up. 10-9 Ramos.
Round 2: Trading low kicks to start, then another overhand right by Ramos. Hubbard ending combos with low kicks. Nice exchanges. One minute in. One minute in. Ramos shoots, looks for the back again. He rolls to his back. Two minutes in. Too low at the moment, Hubbard escapes. Good combos from Hubbard. Two minutes to go.
Hubbard tries a head kick, eats a left hook. Ramos shoots against the fence. Ramos gets him down with a minute to work. Stuck in half guard. 10-9 Ramos.
Round 3: Hubbard still firing leg kicks. Landing well. Ramos lands one of his own, eats more. One minute in. Hubbard showing some pressure. Counter 2-3 by Ramos. Nice trade and a left hook rocks Hubbard. Ramos throwing bombs, Hubbard throwing back until Ramos drags him to the mat. Ground-and-pound from Ramos. Two minutes in. Ramos on top in half guard. Two minutes to go.
Ref stands them up 20 seconds later. Hubbard still advancing. One minute to go. Hubbard tries a knee. Good two-piece. Ramos tries to spin and gets dropped by a left hand, falling to his back. Hubbard standing over him. He goes into guard with a couple seconds left. 10-9 Ramos.
Final result: Ramos def. Hubbard by unanimous decision
135 lbs.: Sijara Eubanks vs. Aspen Ladd
Round 1: Eubanks shoots in for a double-leg about 20 seconds in. On top in half guard a minute in. Ladd trying to get to her knees, does so. Back to her feet, avoids a couple of slam attempts. Eubanks switches to a single-leg and finds herself caught in a guillotine. Ladd forces her to the ground, then looks for the back. Eubanks nearly sweeps into top position. Two minutes to go.
One hook in for Ladd, too low at the moment. Good control as Eubanks tries to move. Eubanks makes it back to her feet, dragged back down. Seatbelt grip for Ladd, one hook in. One minute to go. Eubanks prevents her from getting the other hook and stands. Ladd just misses with an elbow. They separate and Eubanks suddenly connects with some heavy punches before taking her down. 10-9 Ladd.
Round 2: Eubanks the busier puncher so far. Good body shot. Ladd swings her way in, pressed against the fence. One minute in. Jockeying for position, Ladd takes her down into side control. Two minutes in. Ladd looking for mount. Got it. Eubanks gives up her back and Ladd looks for the RNC. Nasty-looking neck crank, loses it. Still has both hooks in. Two minutes to go.
Ladd lands a few punches. She gets her forearm under Eubanks’ chin, but Eubanks manages to get half guard. Elbows from Ladd. One minute to go. Ladd threatens an americana, abandons it and starts dropping hard shots. She stands over Eubanks, kicks her leg, lands more shots. 10-9 Ladd.
Round 3: Ladd continues to pressure. Trading punches, Eubanks finds the mark with a left hook and uppercut. Ladd marching through this shots thus far, lands a hook and eats a right cross. Ladd 1-2. Eubanks’ punches looking labored. One minute in. Eubanks landing combinations off the back foot. Body kick by Ladd, clinch. Nice elbow by Eubanks. Elbows from Ladd on the break. Two minutes in. Combination by Eubanks two minutes in. Trading punches relentlessly. Eubanks still getting the better of it, eats a jab. Nice right cross by Ladd, combinations from Eubanks. Two minutes to go.
Ladd continues to wade through the shots, lands a left hook. Eubanks with a chopping right and left hook. Exchanges. Ladd shoots with just over a minute to go. Short knees against the fence. Jockeying for position. Ladd lands an elbow and they trade bombs until the bell. 10-9 Eubanks.
Final result: Ladd def. Eubanks by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Desmond Green vs. Charles Jourdain
Round 1: Jourdain looking aggressive early, walks into a counter right. Another nice counter right and body kick a minute in. Jourdain tries to jump in with a knee and eats yet another counter right. Now a left hook from the Quebecois. Jourdain having issues with the range at the moment. Knee inside by Green. Two minutes in. Combination by Green. Nice body shots inside. Jourdain body shot, Green with a knee. 1-2 and low kick land for Jourdain, who eats a straight left. Two minutes to go.
Another long left by Green. Counter right from Jourdain, who gets closer with this flying knee. Green grabs a reactive body lock and takes Jourdain down into guard. Short punches. One minute to go. Jourdain trying to set up a triangle, still taking punches. He gets to his feet, Green still attached, then separates. Low kick by Jourdain, body kick by Green and a right hook inside. 10-9 Green.
Round 2: After some quick exchanges, Green slips and Jourdain tries a guillotine, then a head kick attempt on the break. Combinations from Green a minute in. Jourdain with a nice leg kick. Green tries a flying knee, takes a leg kick and straight left to the body. Low kick lands for him. Yet another leg kick by Jourdain two minutes in. He tries to jump in with a knee again and eats a counter right. Green tries a knee. 10-9 Jourdain, who’s still rushing in.
Round 3: Jourdain still coming on strong, eats uppercuts to the body. Green still landing counter rights, eating leg kicks. One minute in. 1-2 by Green, uppercut inside. Jourdain doubles up the right hand. Leg kick lands. Jourdain to the body. They trade rights in the center. Two minutes in. Overhand left lands for Jourdain. Body shots. Green answers with a knee downstairs. Green to the body, takes another leg kick. Combination lands for him. Two minutes to go.
Jourdain leg kick, green right hook. Jourdain presses a bit too hard and gets taken down into guard. Jourdan makes it up, muscled back down against the fence. Trying to stand again with Green looking for the back. Takedown into side control. Jourdain stands and separates. Jourdain to the body, then an uppercut. Flying knee attempt. He’s sprinting after Green. 10-9 Jourdain.
Final result: Green def. Jourdain by unanimous decision
170 lbs.: Michel Pereira vs. Danny Roberts
Round 1: Pereira counters a leg kick with a nasty right hand, then considers a Showtime kick. Same counter again. Somersault kick attempt. One minute in. Good snap kick to the body. Pereira with some fancy moves. Roberts tries to step in and walks directly into a monstrous flying knee. He stumbles back and a straight right puts him to sleep.
Final result: Pereira def. Roberts by KO (flying knee and punch)
145 lbs.: Grant Dawson vs. Mike Trizano
Round 1: Trizano sending out punches early. Dawson shoots, gets pressed against the fence. He reverses position, lands a knee, is denied a takedown by a fence grab. One minute in. Dawson fishing for trips. Trizano separates. Jab exchange, low kick from Dawson. Head kick exchange. Trizano with a sharp leg kick behind the jab. Two minutes in. Knee by Dawson inside, hard jabs from Trizano. Dawson hits a single-leg against the fence, looks for the back as Trizano stands. Two minutes to go.
Dawson with a couple of knees inside, back to over-unders. They separate. Dawson tries cut kicks. Trizano landing some hard jabs, denies a takedown and puts Dawson on the fence with a minute to go. Knee and elbow from Dawson and an outside reap into side control. 10-9 Dawson?
Round 2: They trade body shots, more quality jabs by Trizano. Dawson wades after him with an overhand right. Trizano’s jab is dominating the standup engagements. Clinch in the center, bodylock takedown into mount from Dawson. One minute in. Dawson looking to move his mount up, takes the back. He has Trizano flattened out. Two minutes in. Still working on the choke, working his forearm under Trizano’s chin until he forces the tap. ESPN+ dies, comes back with Jourdain landing upstairs and eating body shots. Two minutes to go.
Jourdain looking aggressive, lands to the body and follows with a leg kick. Green tries a hook around the guard. One minute to go. Green firing boxing combinations. Jourdain charging after him. He lands a leg kick and denies a takedown. Counter right by Green. Jourdain still blitzing. 10-9 Jourdain.
Final result: Dawson def. Trizano by submission (rear naked choke)
205 lbs.: Patrick Cummins vs. Ed Herman
Round 1: Good jab and 1-2 land for Cummins. Herman lands his own jab. Cummins left hook. Cummins lands a counter right, then another on the break a minute in. Another overhand by Cummins, but he eats a stiff right cross in return. Cummins is dipping really low when he throws and Herman’s getting wise to it. Two minutes in. They trade right hands in the center. Herman counters a head kick attempts with a right hand. Cummins jab, Herman combination. Counter hook. Counter right off a Cummins leg kick. Cummins shoots, completes it. Two minutes to go.
Cummins stands over him and Herman kicks him away to stand. Cummins responds by knocking his mouthpiece out with a left hook. They trade and Herman blasts Cummins with a knee as they break from the clinch. “Durkin’s” legs are jelly and Herman polishes him off on the fence.
Final result: Herman def. Cummins by TKO (knee and punches)
185 lbs.: Zak Cummings vs. Trevin Giles
Round 1: Lots of early handfighting from the open stances. 1-2 from Cummings. One minute in. Cummings grabs a wrist and tries to fire a left hand behind it. Low kick and jab from Giles. Two minutes in. Cummings looks for the body. Giles lands his first real punch, a right cross. Cummings comes back with a heavy body kick. Giles jumps to answer a low kick, not sure what he was trying. Two minutes to go.
Cummings slinging lefts, falling short. Giles with a couple of body shots, jab upstairs. One minute to go. Cummings trying to pressure and they clinch. Both look to hit the body. 10-9 Cummings.
Round 2: Giles looks for an early hook. Good straight right. Another. Cummings lands a leg kick, takes a 2-3 a minute in. Giles staying out of range at the moment. They trade in the center. Two minutes in. Cummings fakes a level change. Both swing big with their power hands, neither connects. Giles straight right. Cummings takes a shin to the nuts. Two minutes to go.
Giles finds the mark with a jab, Cummings with low kicks. They clinch up briefly, then separate with a minute to go. Cummings lands a leg kick. They clinch again and Cummings knees the body. He gets over-unders but can’t take Giles down against the fence. 10-9 Giles.
Round 3: Cummings goes back to the low kicks. Neither landing clean to the head. Cummings counter left, Giles left hook. Cummings answers an uppercut attempt with an overhand left. They’re sitting down on their punches now, though not connecting a ton. Straight left catches Giles retreating. Cummings with a flying kick and he shoots. Giles gets double unders and separates. Two minutes in. 1-2 from Giles. Nice jab. Cummings with a leg kick, met by a jab. 3-2 by Cummings, gets cracked by a counter hook. They trade hard lefts and Giles smiles. Two minutes to go.
Cummings lands a leg kick, then floors Giles with an overhand left. Cummings jumps guard on an arm-in guillotine and, after a brief adjustment, forces the tap.
Final result: Cummings def. Giles by submission (guillotine choke)
145 lbs.: Julio Arce vs. Julian Erosa
Round 1: Erosa with some noncommittal kicks early on. One minute in. Nobody stepping in with anything significant yet. Good trade inside; left hook from Arce, knee from Erosa. Two minutes in. Erosa looks for a counter right. Low kick from Erosa and they exchange. Teep. Arce tries to throw against the fence. 2-3 by Erosa with two minutes to go.
Arce looking a bit more aggressive, takes a body shot. Erosa ties up against the fence. They separate. They trade punches inside. One minute to go. 1-2 from Arce, Erosa with some clinch uppercuts. Arce punches his way off the fence, lands a glancing head kick. Arce lands a counter left and tries to follow him to the mat. 10-9 Erosa.
Round 2: Arce comes out throwing. Erosa sneaks in a body kick. 1-2-3 lands for Arce. Good exchanges in the center. Arce nearly lands a head kick. One minute in. Erosa backs him to the fence and tries to open up with punches. He denies a clinch attempt. 1-2 from Arce. Both men lands right hands and trade heat. Two minutes in. Inside low kick by Erosa, swinging wide. He lands a knee to the body and briefly ties up. Right hand exchange, straight left by Arce. Arce finding a home for his left hand, blocks a head kick. Two minutes to go.
Low-high lefts from Arce answer a front kick. They delight Paul Felder with calf kicks. Erosa gets him to the fence, tries to change levels, plinked with a right cross. One minute to go. Arce landing jabs and teeps. Erosa tries to hop in with a knee, brief clinch. He shoots, stuffed. 10-9 Arce.
Round 3: They go right back to slugging it out. Erosa trying to back him up. Straight left from Arce with his back on the fence. Erosa lands a right hook, eats a pair in return. Solid rights by Erosa but Arce clips him on the break a minute in. Erosa body kick. They continue to exchange on the fence. Arce’s landing the better blows. Erosa throws a naked low kick and Arce pops him with a straight left, then immediately follows it with a head kick that lands perfectly for the finish.
Final result: Arce def. Erosa by KO (head kick)