UFC Vegas 20 live stream results and play-by-play updates are right here for the Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ciryl Gane-topped mixed martial arts (MMA) event TONIGHT (Sat., Feb. 27, 2021) inside the promotion’s APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, one that also features the light heavyweight collision between international imports Magomed Ankalaev and Nikita Krylov. In addition, Jimmie Rivera will return to bantamweight action opposite Pedro Munhoz,
while The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) veterans Angela Hill and Ashley Yoder go to war at 115 pounds.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Vegas 20 fight card below, starting with the ESPN+ preliminary card bouts at 6 p.m. ET, followed by the ESPN+ main card start time at 8 p.m. ET.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Rozenstruik vs. Gane.” Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Vegas 20 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
UFC VEGAS 20 QUICK RESULTS:
Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ciryl Gane — Gane def. Rozenstruik via unanimous decision.
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Nikita Krylov — Ankalaev def. Krylov by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Montana De La Rosa vs. Mayra Bueno Silva — Majority draw (28-27 S, 28-28 x2)
Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera — Munhoz def. Rivera by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Alex Caceres vs. Kevin Croom — Caceres def. Croom by unanimous decision (30-26 x2, 30-27)
Alexander Hernandez vs. Thiago Moises — Moises def. Hernandez by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder — CANCELED (details here)
Alexis Davis vs. Sabina Mazo — Davis def. Mazo by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 30-26)
Vince Cachero vs. Ronnie Lawrence — Lawrence def. Cachero by TKO (punches) at 2:38 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
Maxim Grishin vs. Dustin Jacoby — Jacoby def. Grishin by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
UFC VEGAS 20 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
265 lbs.: Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ciryl Gane
Round 1: Rozenstruik whiffs on a looping right and Gane came back with a leg attack. A stiff right hand lands for Gane. Rozenstruik tries to counter and comes up empty again. Both men taking their time. Gane misses on a right hand. Leg kick lands for Gane. Rozenstruik yet to mix it up. Two minutes down.
Gane lands a quick punch to the body. Rozenstruik unloads on a combo but Gane evades and circles out. Gane lands another kick but it hits Rozenstruik low. The fight continues. More leg strikes by Gane. Rozenstruik lands come good punches inside but Gane escape to land his own right hand. Gane pushes Rozenstruik up against the cage. One minute remaining. Gane controls but isn’t landing much before securing a takedown along the cage to close out the round. 10-9 Gane.
Round 2: Gane lands a leg kick to start the round. Rozenstruik has yet to throw a strike. Front kick to the body by Gane lands flush. Another leg kick lands for Gane as Rozenstruik keeps waiting to counter. Rozenstruik returns his own leg kick. Gane comes back to land a low kick that seemed to bother Rozenstruik. Two minutes down.
Powerful inside leg kick lands by Gane. Rozenstruik finally pushes forward and lands a kick on the go. Gane staying busy to the lead leg. He follows it up with a stiff jab before tying Rozenstruik up against the cage again. Short knees inside by Gane. He scores a brief takedown but Rozenstruik defends. Gane nearly locks in a standing rear-naked choke but Rozenstruik powers out. Front kick to the body lands by Gane. Rozenstruik catches a Gane kick but didn’t unload a counter shot. 10-9 Gane.
Round 3: Gane opens up with a front kick, then a shot upstairs. Low kick from Gane, then a left his kick that Rozenstruik blocked. Rozenstruik feints and looks like he wants to be proactive, but he settles for a glove touch after a borderline front kick to the cup. Big overhand right from Gane, then a looping counter from Rozenstruik, who finally looks alive ... briefly. Gane content to switch stances, pump the jab and throw threatening leg kicks. Referee Herb Dean encourages them to get busy ... but neither man really listened. Gane continued to pump the jab, touching the leg kicks and Rozenstruik is still waiting for that Hail Mary shot. Rozenstruik put together a quick combination, but Gane just backed up and avoided the danger. 10-9 Gane.
Round 4: Between rounds, Gane corner team asking about his hand and whether or not it hurts. Then, before the round started, Dean gave Gane a “hard warning” about keeping his fingers curled to avoid a potential eye poke. Gane opened up with a stiff jab, then continued to do some light work down stairs on the legs just to look busy. Gane with a semi-flying knee to the chest of Rozenstruik, who still refuses to pull the trigger. Gane back Rozenstruik to the fence with a jab and he still refuses to let loose. Nice right hand from Gane, while Rozenstruik is still befuddled on his back foot. Action stops after a big knee to the midsection of Rozenstruik that was actually legal upon further review. Gane just pinned Rozenstruik up against the cage toward the tail end of the round and pumped his face full of jabs until the bell blared to close it out.
Round 5: At this point, all Gane needs to do is pull guard and not get knocked out to win the fight — it’s been that lopsided. Nevertheless, Gane continued to push the pace with his jab, backing Rozenstruik up against the cage once again. He finally closed the distance and tied up Rozenstruik along the cage to avoid the come-from-behind, one-hit quitter. Rozenstruik worked his way out, but once again, was completely on the counter defensive — no urgency whatsoever. Gane pumped the jab and Rozenstruik countered with a sneaky right, but was then pressed right back into the fence. Gane kept him there for as long as he could despite the desperate pleas from Rozenstruik’s corner. He tried to circle off the fence, but Gane got behind him and continued to just ride out a smart decision win against one of the most dangerous punchers in the division.
Final result: Gane defeats Rozenstruik via unanimous decision.
205 lbs.: Magomed Ankalaev vs. Nikita Krylov
Round 1: Both men looking to kick early. Good right hands from both and Krylov ties up, looking for a rear waist lock. He drags Ankalaev down despite a fence grab. One minute in. Ankalaev makes it back to his feet, lands a good knee downstairs as Krylov remains attached. They separate halfway through the round. Right hook from Ankalaev. Another on the counter. Another, eats a right hand in return. Krylov body kick with two minutes to go.
Krylov follows up with a head kick. Another body kick, eats a right hook in return. Ankalaev doubles up the check hook. Both land their power hands. Another clean right hook by Ankalaev. One minute to go. Krylov front kick and right hand, runs into the check hook. They trade right hands, counter left by Ankalaev as he takes a body kick. He shoots, can’t bring Krylov to the mat. 10-9 Krylov.
Round 2: Krylov with some early volume, avoids a head kick. Check hook from Ankalaev once again, then another. Again a minute in. He’s landing it over and over. Body kick from Krylov. Again. He changes levels, denied. Krylov right hand, blocks a head kick, eats that right hook again. Both land hard in the clinch and Ankalaev follows up with a body kick two minutes in. Another right hook. Again. Body kick connects. Another right hook, avoids a head kick. Krylov tries to spin and gets taken down for it. Two minutes to go.
Krylov neutralizing him with butterfly hooks so far. Ankalaev looking to pass to half guard. One minute to go. Krylov suddenly sits up into his own takedown attempt, forced back down. Short shots from Ankalaev. 10-9 Ankalaev.
Round 3: Early body kick from Krylov. Ankalaev continuing to land the check right hook. Krylov tries a fancy spin. Body kick connects. Big counter right hook catches Krylov kicking. Ankalaev tosses aside a takedown attempt. They trade power hands. One minute in. Ankalaev shoots, puts him on the fence. Nice inside reap puts him on top. Krylov manages to work his way back to the feet, Ankalaev still attached. Controlling Krylov against the fence, trading knees inside. Two minutes to go.
Ankalaev drags him to the mat once again after an awkward spin. Short left hands from Ankalaev. One minute to go. Continuing to chip away until the bell. 10-9 Ankalaev.
Final result: Ankalaev def. Krylov by unanimous decision
125 lbs.: Montana De La Rosa vs. Mayra Bueno Silva
Round 1: De La Rosa comes out with some clean right crosses. Knee and left hand from Silva in return. De La Rosa looking sharp on the feet, but leans into a head kick. Knees from Silva, jockeying for position. Silva holding onto a front headlock against the fence. De La Rosa brings her down and pops her head out. Silva pops her head out two minutes in, grabs the fence to stop a takedown, prompting a point deduction. De La Rosa shoots in when they resume and they trade knees inside, Two minutes to go.
Lead right by De La Rosa. 1-2. Silva stalking forward, eats another 1-2. De La Rosa puts her on the fence, eats a hard elbow and knee. They separate. Silva stalking forward, has to fight off another takedown with a minute to go. She tries a spinning elbow. 10-8 De La Rosa with the point deduction.
Round 2: Silva back on the advance, cracks De La Rosa with a head kick and looks to attack. She stuffs a takedown, lands a knee. De La Rosa shoots but ends up on the bottom. Brutal punches from Silva on top. Posturing up for more big shots. She lets De La Rosa back up and goes back to stalking, looking a little tired. She stuffs a takedown two minutes in. De La Rosa landing solid counters, but still eating the occasional big shot. Hard knee and elbow from Silva in the Thai clinch. Heavy Browne elbow as De La Rosa changes levels. Two minutes to go.
De La Rosa manages to complete it and end up on top, looking for mount. Arm triangle attempt with a minute to go. Punches and elbows. Another attempt at the arm triangle, no dice. 10-9 De La Rosa.
Round 3: Silva opens with head kicks, lands hard clinch knees. Body kicks now and De La Rosa changes levels in return. Elbows from Silva as she defends a minute in. Now looking for a ninja choke, not there. Silva limp-legs out and blasts her with an uppercut before De La Rosa ties up again. Two minutes in. De La Rosa continuing to pursue the takedown. Hard knee by Silva. Two minutes to go.
Elbows from Silva on one leg. She separates with a minute to go. Hard body kick, but De La Rosa catches it for a takedown. Silva tries a late armbar. 10-9 Silva.
Final result: Majority draw
135 lbs.: Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera
Round 1: Munhoz charges out with a head kick, slips, goes to the low kicks instead. Heavy left hook by Rivera. More Munhoz low kicks. Rivera lands a counter right off of one, blocks a head kick. One minute in. Munhoz tries a wheel kick, lands a nasty left hook. Another calf kick, eats a 1-2-3 in return. Some wild exchanges already. Jab visibly hurts Munhoz, who comes back with a big right hand. Two minutes in. Body kick from Munhoz. Big right cross by Rivera, left hook by Munhoz in return. They trade calf kicks, brutal uppercut and left hook from Rivera. Munhoz digs a body shot. Big 2-3 from Rivera and a calf kick. Munhoz 1-2. Two minutes to go.
Munhoz tries a head kick, fires a 3-2. Left hook by Rivera. Hard calf kick by Munhoz. Another knocks Rivera over. One minute to go. Another calf kick. Rivera left hook. He ducks one from Munhoz in return. Rivera 1-2-2, eats a calf kick. 10-9 Munhoz.
Round 2: Double right hand lands for Rivera and he follows Munhoz down, only to get caught in a heel hook. Munhoz with a knee as they scramble up. One minute in. Body kick from Munhoz. 1-2-3 by Rivera, good right hand afterwards. Well-timed calf kicks knock Munhoz over. He comes back with one in return and stuffs a takedown. Two minutes in. Munhoz tries a head kick. Rivera trying to counter the low kicks with punches. Brutal exchange with two minutes to go.
Rivera shoots, denied. More Munhoz calf kicks. Spinning back kick attempt. They trade at close range. One minute to go. Munhoz with a counter hook, hard exchange. More low kicks. Big trade in the center. 10-9 Munhoz.
Round 3: Rivera comes out swinging, pressing forward with combinations. Munhoz front kick, tries a head kick. Leg kick connects a minute in. Kick strays low. They go right back to trading in the center, nice uppercut by Rivera. Munhoz front kick. Two minutes in. Wheel kick falls well short, leg kick catches groin again. Antoehr calf kick and Rivera looks really compromised. Two minutes to go.
Munhoz continuing to batter both legs. Rivera catches a body kick, can’t use it. He’s still going for it, lands a brutal right cross. One minute to go. Big left hook stings Munhoz, hard right hand to the body. They slug in the center. 3-2 connects for Rivera, who catches a kick and lands a right hand and left hook. 10-9 Rivera.
Final result: Munhoz def. Rivera by unanimous decision
145 lbs.: Alex Caceres vs. Kevin Croom
Round 1: Caceres tries a hook kick to start as they meet in the center. Glancing check hook knocks Croom over for a moment. Croom continuing to press forward, eats a body kick and shoots. Caceres defends with underhooks, lands knees downstairs. Jockeying for position a minute in. They separate. Croom marches forward again, eats a 3-2. Caceres sending out lead-leg kicks, lands another check hook and gets pressed against the fence. Croom unable to get the takedown so far, good balance by Caceres. Two minutes to go.
Croom still looking to change levels, eats a knee on the break and looks for the back as Caceres slips. Caceres turns into guard. Nasty right hands before Croom manages to separate and stance. Croom shoots again and Caceres looks for the back in return. Jockeying for position once again. Croom tries to take him down, nearly eats a head kick, walks into a straight left. 10-9 Caceres.
Round 2: Croom barrels in for more takedown attempts, no dice. Nasty check hook hurts Croom for a moment. He shoots under a straight left, still can’t keep him down. Hunting the back. Caceres turns and hits him with a knee, only to be taken down into guard. Looking for a triangle, gets his legs in position. Trying to get the angle and he gets it, but Croom manages to power through it. Two minutes to go.
Caceres looks for an armbar, manages to turn and stand. Croom still holding onto the rear waist lock with a minute to go. Caceres turns to face him and gets underhooks. Croom regains the rear waist lock. 10-9 Caceres for the check hook and submissions.
Round 3: Croom continuing to plod forward, gets hurt by two counters and a third soon after. He shoots, eats a right hook on the break. Croom looks spent. He shoots through an uppercut, looks for the single-leg. Elbow from Caceres on one leg a minute in. He separates, lands an uppercut and right hook. Croom right straight, eats a counter body shot. Straight left catches him and he tries a double-leg. Nothing doing. Caceres drags him to his knees and Croom looks for top position. He gets it two minutes in. Caceres pops right back up against the fence and limp-legs out, cracking him with punches. Croom changes levels again, denied, ends up on the bottom after a granby roll. Caceres on top in guard. Two minutes to go.
Now Caceres looking for the back. Both hooks in, now the body triangle. One minute to go. Still looking for the choke, softening Croom up. 10-8 Caceres.
Final result: Caceres def. Croom by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Alexander Hernandez vs. Thiago Moises
Round 1: Both men try head kicks early. Hernandez pressuring, switching stance. Low kick lands for him. Moises answers in kind. Hernandez body kick. One minute in. Both try leg kicks. Moises with a right downstairs. 3-2 attempt by Hernandez. Hard Moises leg kick and a counter left. Two minutes in. Hernandez tries a head kick, eats another leg kick. Counter right by Moises. Two minutes to go.
More Moises leg kicks. Hernandez lands a body kick, tries to go high. Moises takes a hard kick to the cup. They go back to trading kicks when they resume. One minute to go. Moises tries a wheel kick. Hernandez body shot. Nasty counter right catches Hernandez jumping in. Moises goes on the attack to end the round. 10-9 Moises.
Round 2: Back to exchanging kicks. Moises counter right. He tries to press forward. One minute in. Another counter right by Moises. Hernandez low kick, tries a head kick. Moises with a harder low kick, lands a counter hook. Hernandez digs a 1-2 to the body. Moises counter right two minutes in. Hard 1-2 from Hernandez. Low kick. Moises tries a wheel kick with two minutes to go.
1-2 from Hernandez. Moises lands some shots of his own. There’s the counter right again. Moises tries a flurry, eats a pull-back left cross. One minute to go. Moises 1-2, eats a right cross. Good exchange before the bell. Closer round. 10-9 Hernandez?
Round 3: Early exchanges. Counter rights by Moises, clean head kick, sharp jab. Hard 3-2. Counter right a minute in. He catches a body kick, can’t use it. Hernandez 1-2 two minutes in, slips throwing a body kick. Moises swings hard against the fence. Hernandez body kick. They trade in the center. Two minutes to go.
Good leg kick from Moises. Straight left lands for Hernandez, eats another counter right. Hernandez double jab. Lovely head kick by Moises, big right hand. Left hook, taunting Hernandez as he presses forward. One minute to go. Continuing to advance, low kick and head kick. Hard left hooks. He tries a wheel kick late. 10-9 Moises.
Final result: Moises def. Hernandez by unanimous decision
135 lbs.: Alexis Davis vs. Sabina Mazo
Round 1: Low kick from Davis to start. Mazo circling, sending out her jab. Counter hook connects. Davis leg kick, eats a hard uppercut. Counter 3-2 by Mazo a minute in. Davis catches a body kick and follows her down into guard. She quickly takes side control, briefly taking north-south. Two minutes in. Mazo tries to stand, gets her back taken against the fence. Both hooks in for Davis with two minutes to go.
Mazo tries to turn into guard, can’t do so. One minute to go. Davis hunting the RNC. Mazo nearly turns into guard, still can’t get it. 10-9 Davis.
Round 2: Davis going back to the low kicks right away. Jabs and rights from Mazo. Davis continuing to punish the lead leg. Uppercut by Mazo. One minute in. Mazo jabs, Davis low kicks. 2-1 from Mazo. Davis tries a 1-2. Mazo catches a body kick, can’t use it. Straight right connects. Two minutes in. Glancing head kick from Davis, eats a left hand and 1-2 while landing leg kicks. More Davis low kicks; they’re more effective than Mazo’s punches so far. Two minutes to go.
They clinch, more leg kicks. Mazo jabs. Davis to the body. One minute to go. Davis catches a body kick and takes her down into half guard. Mazo regains guard. 10-9 Davis.
Round 3: Davis again catches a body kick for a takedown. Mazo tries to answer with a heel hook attempt, nothing doing. Davis sets up in guard. One minute in. Davis looking for the back, gets both hooks in. Mazo manages to regain guard two minutes in. Now looking for an armbar, loses it. Two minutes to go.
Davis retakes the back, chipping away with short punches. One minute to go. Still working to soften Mazo up. 10-8 Davis.
Final result: Davis def. Mazo by unanimous decision
135 lbs.: Vince Cachero vs. Ronnie Lawrence
Round 1: Lawrence switching stance, falls short with a low kick. Next one lands, as does a sneaky side kick. Jumping knee attempt, Lawrence with an uppercut in the clinch. Good counter right after avoiding a Lawrence wheel kick. One minute in. Lawrence front kick. He feints, then changes levels for a takedown into half guard. Cachero regains guard. He tries an omoplata, can’t stand in the scramble. Two minutes in. Cachero manages to spin to his knees, briefly caught in the front headlock but manages to separate. Calf kick drops Cachero. 2-1 lands for him a bit later, then a low kick of his own. Knee and elbow by Lawrence. Two minutes to go.
Lawrence with another feint to level change, can’t establish. Cachero reverses on the fence, lands a nice elbow, takes a knee to the body. Good right hand stings Lawrence inside, prompting him to land a double-leg into guard. Cachero setting up a triangle, nothing doing. Lawrence takes half guard and lands elbows with under a minute to go. Looking for mount. 10-9 Lawrence.
Round 2: Both target the body early. Lawrence goes high, takes a counter right. More calf kicks, avoids a combination. Lawrence straight left, Cachero leg kick. More Lawrence kicks, including a spin a minute in. Nice reactive takedown against the fence. Nice control to avoid a scramble. Cachero gets to his feet, dragged back down into half guard. Two minutes in. Cachero manages to turn to his knees and stand with two minutes to go, only to get dumped right back down.
Cachero answers with a guillotine attempt, then switches to a d’arce. Lawrence escapes and hits yet another takedown. Back up, back down. One minute to go. Lawrence looking for the back, then threatens an arm triangle. No dice, caught in half guard. 10-9 Lawrence.
Round 3: Lawrence tries a flying knee, lands a spinning back kick, then drops Cachero with a low kick and tries to pound him out. Cachero survives and regains guard. Lawrence passes to half guard, staying heavy. One minute in. Now looking for the back, threatens an arm triangle, postures up for some ground and pound instead. Full mount, now the back, pouring on the hurt. Cachero manages to get to his knees, but Lawrence just keeps pounding until the ref intervenes.
Final result: Lawrence def. Cachero by TKO (punches)
205 lbs.: Maxim Grishin vs. Dustin Jacoby
Round 1: Low kick from Jacoby to start. Grishin slowly advancing, lands a leg kick of his own. Jacoby tries to jump in with a flying knee, settles for another calf kick. Head kick to straight left. One minute in. Grishin changes levels, takes him to the fence. Short knees before Jacoby separates. Grishin answers a low kick with a left hand that sends Jacoby stumbling to the mat. Grishin looks for the back, but falls off the top and they stand. Two minutes in. Knee and elbow from Jacoby, who separates. Back to the calf kick. Grishin puts him on the fence again. Knees to the thigh from Grishin. Jacoby reverses and separates. Two minutes to go.
Both men feinting. Low kick from Grishin. Jacoby fires a long right. Stiff jab comes back at him. Leg kick exchange. One minute to go. Jacoby tries a head kick and spinning back fist, avoids a spinning elbow on the break. Grishin catches a snap kick and drops Jacoby with a right hand, jumping on his back before the bell. 10-9 Grishin.
Round 2: Counter left from Jacoby as Grishin pressures. They trade lefts. Both whiff on punches. Jacoby jab, Grishin leg kick. One minute in. Jacoby tries a head kick. Calf kick connects. Grishin answers in kind. 3-1, probing jabs from Jacoby. Two minutes in. Body kick by Grishin. 2-3 lands for him. More jabs from Jacoby. Grishin uppercut falls short, eats a calf kick. Two minutes to go.
They trade low kicks. Hard left hook rattles Grishin, who eats another low kick. Another, met by a counter. One minute to go. Jacoby now doing the advancing behind his jab. Jacoby takes a low blow in the waning seconds. 10-9 Jacoby.
Round 3: Jacoby going back to the low kicks and jabs. Grishin tries a combo. Right hands falling short. Jacoby slips, Grishin can’t capitalize. More jabs from Jacoby. One minute in. Jacoby advances, looks for a 2-1. Grishin low kicks. Hard left hook. Jacoby calf kick. Two minutes in. Grishin fires a low kick that gets checked, catches a flying knee and ties up. Jacoby reverses against the fence. Two minutes to go.
Grishin attacks on the break. Low kick from Jacoby. Trading jabs. Grishin low kick. Long right lands for Jacoby. One minute to go. Low kick, jab. Good left hook by Grishin. Body kick connects. Low kick. Grishin looks to open up on the fence. 10-9 Grishin.
Final result: Jacoby def. Grishin by unanimous decision
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