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We’ve got UFC Vegas 25 live stream results and play-by-play updates for the Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka-led event TONIGHT (Sat., May 1, 2021), which takes place inside the promotion’s APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, below. In the co-main event, Featherweight veterans Cub Swanson opposite Giga Chikadze collide in an all-action donnybrook. Both UFC Vegas 25’s main and “Prelims” cards will air on ESPN2 and ESPN+.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Vegas 25 fight card below, starting with the ESPN2/ESPN+ “Prelims” bouts at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the ESPN2/ESPN+ main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Reyes vs. Prochazka.” Without further delay, see below for the updated UFC Vegas 25 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)

UFC VEGAS 25 QUICK RESULTS:

Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka — Prochazka def. Reyes by KO (spinning back elbow) at 4:29 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS
Giga Chikadze vs. Cub Swanson — Chikadze def. Swanson by TKO (body kick and punches) at 1:03 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
Ion Cutelaba vs. Dustin Jacoby — Split draw (28-29, 29-28, 28-28)
Krzysztof Jotko vs. Sean Strickland — Strickland def. Jotko by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Merab Dvalishvili vs. Cody Stamann — Dvalishvili def. Stamann by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Randa Markos vs. Luana Pinheiro — Pinheiro def. Markos by DQ (kick to the head of a grounded opponent) at 4:16 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
Gabriel Benitez vs. Jonathan Pearce CANCELED
TJ Brown vs. Kai Kamaka III — Brown def. Kamaka by split decision (27-30, 29-28 x2)
Poliana Botelho vs. Luana Carolina — Carolina def. Botelho by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Sam Hughes vs. Loma Lookboonmee — Lookboonmee def. Hughes by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
K.B. Bhullar vs. Andreas Michailidis — Michailidis def. Bhullar by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Felipe Colares vs. Luke Sanders — Colares def. Sanders by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

UFC VEGAS 25 PLAY-BY-PLAY:

205 lbs.: Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka

Round 1: Straight right from Prochazka. Low kick lands for Reyes. Good body kick behind it. One minute in. Prochazka combo falls short. Hard left hand lands for Reyes. Prochazka cracks him with a counter right, follows with a body kick. Reyes ties up and takes him down into half guard. Two minutes in. Good scramble by Prochazka, avoiding a back take on his way back to the feet. Hard combination from Prochazka stings Reyes again. Reyes tries a counter left. PRochazka tries to open up on the fence, eats a 1-2. More pressure from Prochazka with two minutes to go.

Big 2-3 by Reyes, then a counter right. Body kick connects. Combination from Prochazka. Body shot. Another right hand from Prochazka, knocked back by straight lefts. Hard shots from both men, good counters by Reyes. One minute to go. Body kick from Prochazka. Reyes right hook. 22-3 from Prochazka. Sharp counter left by Reyes. Prochazka flurries at the bell. 10-9 Prochazka.

Round 2: Body kick and punches from Reyes to start. One minute in. Body kick attempt, right hooks. Good left hands upstairs, head kick attempt . Counter right by Prochazka, big exchange. Big left hand, walks through a back fist. Counter left, big combination and teep on the fence. Heavy body shots. Two minutes in. Lead elbow connects for Prochazka. Reyes continuing to throw back, hurts Prochazka with a counter left. Prochazka shoots in response and Reyes jumps on a guillotine. Two minutes to go.

Prochazka patiently worms his head free. Reyes throwing off his back. Prochazka nearly gets side control, settles for half guard. Reyes’ face is a mess. Full guard. Reyes elbows off his back, lands a hard upkick. One minute to go. Left hands from Prochazka, big shots on the way up. Prochazka back to throwing on the fence and he knocks Reyes completely unconscious with a spinning elbow. Holy shit.

Final result: Prochazka def. Reyes by KO (spinning back elbow)


145 lbs.: Giga Chikadze vs. Cub Swanson

Round 1: Chikadze staying at range, looking for combinations. There’s the Giga Kick to the liver and it sends Swanson to his knees. Swanson tries to turn it into a takedown attempt, but his strength is gone, allowing Chikadze to thump him with punches and send the ref into action.

Final result: Chikadze def. Swanson by TKO (body kick and punches)


205 lbs.: Ion Cutelaba vs. Dustin Jacoby

Round 1: Low kick lands for Jacoby. Left hook from Cutelaba, eats a jab in return. Big 2-3 by Cutelaba after eating another low kick. One minute in. Cutelaba hits a takedown, Jacoby pops back up. Cutelaba drags him back down. Good right hand on the way up. Back down once again. Two minutes in. Cutelaba maintaining his grip, staying heavy on Jacoby as they go up and down. More right hands. Back up, back down, etc. Two minutes to go.

Hard elbows by Cutelaba, another takedown. More elbows against the fence. One minute to go. More right hands. Jacoby finally manages to turn and face him, denies a takedown with a fence grab. They separate. Jab lands for Jacoby. 10-8 Cutelaba.

Round 2: Jacoby tries to time a counter knee, gets taken down for it. He makes it up, eats a knee and a slap before separating. Low kick connects. Cutelaba shoots, can’t get the single-leg. Right cross lands for Jacoby a minute in. They trade rights. Cutelaba uppercut. Jabs from Jacoby. Good left hook by Cutelaba and he shoots again. Jacoby gets double unders two minutes in, then separates with a stiff jab. Hard uppercut and he sprawls on a shot. Cutelaba left hook. Two more. Counter right. Uppercut. Two minutes to go.

Jacoby continuing to stalk. Low kick connects. Hard left hook. Jacoby jab, Cutelaba right hand. More jabs from Jacoby. One minute to go. Jab exchange. More jabs, Cutelaba left hook. Brutal right hands by Jacoby, who stuffs a takedown. Check hook by Cutelaba. 10-9 Jacoby.

Round 3: Low kick, heavy body kick from Jacoby. Continuing to land jabs. Cutelaba with some right hands. One minute in. Cuffing rights from Jacoby. Jab exchange, left hook from Cutelaba. Jacoby left hook. Again on the counter, 3-2. Cutelaba visibly tired but still throwing with him. Two minutes in. More jabs from Jacoby. Cutelaba whiffs on a big elbow. 1-1-2 by Cutelaba, best shot in a while. Jacoby with a right cross, glancing flying knee. Two minutes to go.

Cutelaba holding him against the fence. Jacoby reverses. Knee lands for him and he looks for a single-leg. Loses it with a minute to go. Both land hard right hands. Jacoby takes him to the fence. Body shot on the exit. He shoots again, scores a double-leg while eating elbows. 10-9 Jacoby in a close one.

Final result: Split draw


185 lbs.: Krzysztof Jotko vs. Sean Strickland

Round 1: 1-2 from Jotko to start. Strickland on the advance. Jotko tries a combo. One minute in. Body kick from Strickland. Jab connects. Nice counter left from Jotko. Lead right comes back at him. Strickland continuing to press forward, eats a left hand two minutes in. Another counter left. Another. Right cross catches Jotko throwing. 2-1-2 hurts Jotko and Strickland looks to open up on teh fence. Jotko fires some counters that fall short. Sneaky up-elbow by Jotko. Two minutes to go.

Good right cross buzzes Jotko. Another connects. Stiff jab. Jotko tries an elbow to spinning back fist. Strickland body kick. Counters from Jotko with a minute to go. Strickland follows a body kick with a right cross. Jotko body kick in return. Straight right from Strickland, follows a jump knee attempt with another right. Jotko tries a wheel kick. 10-9 Strickland.

Round 2: Jotko presses forward with a combo to start. He tries to spin. Body kick from Strickland. Jotko body shot, eats a left hook in return. One minute in. Right hand lands for Jotko after he has a kick caught. Good counter left by Jotko. Low kick connects. Strickland lands a body kick and straight right. Straight right again two minutes in. Simultaneous kicks. Jotko tries a spinning back kick and eats a grazing hook. Body kick again from Strickland. Two minutes to go.

Body to low kick. Straight right, avoids the counters. Jotko tries a straight left, lands one on the counter. One minute to go. Strickland tries a front kick, catches a kick from Jotko and ducks a flurry. Low kick connects. More. Jotko falls short with double lefts. 10-9 Strickland.

Round 3: Strickland continuing to stalk. One minute in. They swing in the center. Right hook from Jotko. Jab exchange. Strickland tries a jumping knee. Body kick connects. Two minutes in. Counter left lands for Jotko, straight right comes back at him. Another right from Strickland. They trade right hands. Jotko jabs the body. Two minutes to go.

Jotko with a good straight left in combination. Strickland with a hard leg kick. Body kick connects. Hard right hook with a minute to go. Jotko with an overhand left. Good right hand from Strickland. Jumping knee glances off. Sharp lead right. Spinning back fist attempt, another counter knee. Jotko tries a late spin. 10-9 Strickland.

Final result: Strickland def. Jotko by unanimous decision


135 lbs.: Merab Dvalishvili vs. Cody Stamann

Round 1: Stamann advancing, lands a grazing head kick. Dvalishvili tries a side kick. Left hook connects. Counter uppercut, eats a left hook in return. Stamann with a 1-2. Dvalishvili catchesa body kick for a takedown. One minute in. Great scramble, Stamann working hard to stand. He does, eats a left hand on the break. Stamann shoots, denied. Body kick from Dvalishvili. Stamann shoots again. Two minutes in. He tries a flurry on the exit. Both swing hard in the center. Dvalishvili looks for a single-leg, can’t get it, wriggles out of Stamann’s grip. Two minutes to go.

Dvalishvili 1-2, eats a knee. Jab exchange. Counter jab wobbles Dvalishvili. He tries a head kick in return, lands a 1-2. Left hook from Stamann. Another 1-2 by Dvalishvili. One minute to go. Another 1-2, Stamann tries a body shot in return. Good right hand by Stamann as they trade. Another takedown attempt by Dvalishvili, rolls through as Stamann holds onto a front headlock. 10-9 Dvalishvili.

Round 2: Body kick from Stamann to start. He shoots, puts Dvalishvili on his back against the fence. Dvalishvili landing hammerfists and elbows as he works his way up. Good left by Stamann on the break. One minute in. Jabs from Stamann, Dvalishvili low kick. Dvalishvili shoots behind a right hand and muscles him down, grabbing a front headlock. Stamann with a left hook on the exit. They trade on the fence two minutes in. Single-leg by Dvalishvili, tries for a guillotine but loses position. Working to stand, eats a knee on the way up. Body kick by Dvalishvili. Low kick connects. 1-2. Two minutes to go.

Jab from Stamann, shrugs off a takedown. Body shot by Dvalishvili, tries a head kick. Stamann sticks a right downstairs. Nice reactive double-leg by Dvalishvili in center cage. He manages to take side control, can’t keep him there. Stamann combination on the fence. One minute to go. Jabs from Dvalishvili, nice head-and-arm throw. He spins into the front headlock. Stamann manages to sweep into top position. 10-9 Dvalishvili.

Round 3: Stamann taking the center, lands a good low-high combo. Counter right. 1-2 from Dvalishvili. Stamann firing jabs. One minute in. He tries a wheel kick. Good counter left by Stamann after eating a right cross. Dvalishvili tries a single-leg, lands a left hook after dropping it. Well-timed counter knee by Stamann draws a smile two minutes in. He avoids a single-leg and a 2-3. 1-2-3 lands for Dvalishvili. Trading jabs. Two minutes to go.

Overhand right lands for Stamann, who counters a shot into guard. Dvalishvili throwing off of his back. Short shots from Stamann. One minute to go. Dvalishvili threatens a leg, turns it into a takedown attempt, stuck in a rear crucifix. He returns to his feet and ties up before the bell. 10-9 Stamann.

Final result: Dvalishvili def. Stamann by unanimous decision


115 lbs.: Randa Markos vs. Luana Pinheiro

Round 1: Markos flurries into the clinch, eats a counter right and gets thrown to the ground. Markos works her way back to her feet and puts her on the fence. One minute in. Head-and-arm throw by Pinheiro, landing inside, then another high-amplitude throw a minute in. She lets Markos up. Low kick knocks Markos over and Pinheiro tries to blitz. Pinheiro low kick falls short two minutes in. Markos takes an eye poke that seems pretty gnarly. She takes some time to recover, then comes out slugging. Wild exchange. Big throw by Pinheiro, lets her back up. Two minutes to go.

Markos punches into the clinch. Pinheiro reverses, then separates. Markos right hand into the clinch. Another throw from Pinheiro with a minute to go. As Markos tries to scramble up, Markos lands an illegal upkick. Pinheiro hits the deck hard. She’s milking it a bit, seemingly, but the ref calls it. Let’s see how it goes.

Final result: Pinheiro def. Markos by DQ (kick to the head of a grounded opponent)


145 lbs.: Gabriel Benitez vs. Jonathan Pearce

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145 lbs.: TJ Brown vs. Kai Kamaka III

Round 1: Brown active with his jab to start, eats a cross counter. Both looking for leg kicks. Counter left by Brown. Low kick from Kamaka. One minute in. Another low kick visibly bothers Brown. Both fire their power hands. Another low kick from Kamaka. Brown tries to angle off with a right hand. Body kick connects. Kamaka tries a head kick. Two minutes in. Kamaka low kick, eats a double hook in response. Simultaneous kicks. Brown answers a leg kick with an uppercut. Switching stance, denied on a level change. Kamaka nearly leans into a head kick, but looks to take top position when Brown slips. Brown threatens a leg with two minutes to go.

Brown uses butterfly hooks to make space and stand. Good knee from Kamaka before they separate. Good exchange in the center. Both fire left hooks. One minute to go. Counter 1-2 by Kamaka. Leg kick, counter left. Brown tries a front kick, eats another leg kick. Hard body shot, jab exchange. Flying knee attempt. 10-9 Kamaka in a fun round.

Round 2: Kamaka low kicks, Brown jabs. Kamaka tries a head kick, lands a body kick in combination. He slips, avoids an uppercut on the way up. Big 1-2 wobbles Kamaka and Brown cracks him with a straight right to follow up. Good body shot by Brown. Kamaka seemingly has his footing back a minute in. 3-2 from Brown. Kamaka 1-2. Brown gets overeager and a counter right floors him hard. He manages to survive and tie Kamaka up in guard. Two minutes in.Brown suddenly manages to lock up a kimura that looks deep. Two minutes to go.

Kamaka manages to get his hand free and they return to the feet. 1-2-3 from Brown. Again. Head kick attempt. Check hook. Jabs from Brown, eats a hard body shot. One minute to go. Jab lands for Brown, body kick from Kamaka. Good exchange in the center. Brown takes him down into guard, popping his head out of a guillotine. Half guard for Brown at the bell. Damn close round. 10-9 Brown?

Round 3: Low kick and jab from Brown. Right cross lands for Kamaka. 1-2 from Brown, avoids the counters. Low kick from Kamaka, who sprawls on a takedown and settles into his guard. One minute in. Omoplata attempt frfrom Brown, denied. Working to stand against the fence two minutes in, does so. Combination from Brown. Glancing shovel hook, more volume. Stiff jab by Kamaka, eats a body shot in return. Brown slips as Kamaka presses forward and ends up on his back. Kamaka trying to take his back, staying attached with two minutes to go.

Brown using the fence to try and stand, dos so. Trading leather on the fence. One minute to go. Both men swinging big. Brown catches a kick and knocks him off-balance with a right hand. Brown falls back for an ankle lock, loses it and ends up on his back. Brown looks for that kimura again, can’t get it. Hell of a fight. 10-9 Kamaka.

Final result: Brown def. Kamaka by split decision


125 lbs.: Poliana Botelho vs. Luana Carolina

Round 1: Botelho steadily advancing. Right hand attempt. Low kick from Carolina, eats a body kick in return. Botelho continuing to target the body kick, tries to go high a minute in. More body kicks. Carolina tries a 1-2 two minutes in. Overhand right from Botelho. Carolina not doing much off the back foot so far. Botelho flurries her way into the clinch before taking Carolina down into half guard. Two minutes to go.

Carloina just holding her tight. Botelho trying to get enough space to chip away. One minute to go. Hard shoulder pressure from Botelho, looking for mount. She gets it, maintaining position despite Carolina bridging. Round ends in something like a triangle position. 10-9 Botelho.

Round 2: Carolina punches into the clinch, gives up a body lock. Botelho looks for a takedown, can’t get it. One minute in. Trading knees inside, Carolina getting the better of it. Botelho reverses in turn two minutes in. Nice whizzer counter to a takedown by Carolina. She gets to the front headlock, tries to wrap something up. Back to the fence with two minutes to go.

Jockeying for position once again. One minute to go. Carolina in the better position, tries an elbow before they separate. She’s sporting a cut around her right eye. She first combinations, gets pressed against the fence. 10-9 Carolina.

Round 3: Carolina on the advance, tries an elbow. Botelho falls short with her return fire. More kicks from Carolina, avoiding the big right hands. Body kick lands for her a minute in. Botelho tries to come back with a head kick. Right hand from Botelho and she grabs the body lock. She tries to spin Carolina to the mat, but Carolina rolls through to land on top in guard. Botelho just holding onto her wrists two minutes in. Ref wants more action. Carolina looking for the back with two minutes to go.

One hook in, working on the other. Both in. Carolina swatting with short punches as Botelho holds onto her wrists. One minute to go. Botelho not doing anything to improve her position as Carolina chips away. Crolina tries to get the choke before the bell. 10-9 Carolina.

Final result: Carolina def. Botelho by split decision


115 lbs.: Sam Hughes vs. Loma Lookboonmee

Round 1: Lookboonmee fires some kicks, gets backed off by right hands. Body kick lands for her. Teep. One minute in. Hughes shoots and puts her on the fence, eating body knees for her trouble. Nice outside trip into side control by Lookboonmee. Hughes unable to use the cage, eats elbows. Hughes regains guard, eats a hard right hand before Lookboonmee lets her up. Two minutes in. Right hand by Hughes. She grabs double unders and puts Lookboonmee on the fence. Foot stomps. Lookboonmee answers with a foot sweep into half guard. Two minutes to go.

Hughes regains guard, eats elbows. Lookboonmee lets her up. Teep to the body, then a roundhouse. Hughes tries a flurry, lands a leg kick. Right cross. One minute to go. Glancing 1-2 by Hughes. Lookboonmee low kick. Hughes puts her on the fence once again and they trade knees downstairs. Late takedown from Lookboonmee. 10-9 Lookboonmee.

Round 2: Some early close-quarters exchanges. They scramble, Lookboonmee looks for a guillotine but ends up on one knee against the fence. One minute in. Lookboonmee manages to stand and separate. Both fire right hands. Low kick from Lookboonmee. Hughes with a right hand and jab. Two minutes in. Lookboonmee leg kick and teep. She tries a Superman punch and Hughes takes her to the fence. They trade knees downstairs. Two minutes to go.

Lookboonmee landing knees in the clinch. Hughes keeping her pressed against the fence. One minute to go. Hughes still driving. Browne elbows by Lookboonmee. More knees and they separate. She tries combinations, then takes Hughes down into guard. 10-9 Lookboonmee? It was close, but she did more in the clinch.

Round 3: Hughes on the advance. Lookboonmee looking for body kicks as she circles. Hughes jab, Lookboonmee leg kick. Hughes tries a combination. One minute in. Counter right by Lookboonmee. They tie up in teh center and Hughes takes her to the fence. Lookboonmee landing knees as she defends. Two minutes in. Hughes with an elbow as they separate. They trade right hands, counter left from Hughes that draws a response from Lookboonmee. Hughes lands, takes her to the fence. Two minutes to go.

Trading knees in the clinch. Good right hands from Hughes after they return to range. One minute to go. 1-2. She ducks a right hand and puts her on the fence again. Lookboonmee looking for knees to the body. 10-9 Hughes; that second round decides it.

Final result: Lookboonmee def. Hughes by unanimous decision


185 lbs.: K.B. Bhullar vs. Andreas Michailidis

Round 1: Bhullar southpaw, Michailidis orthodox. Michailidis tries a body kick. Very tentative start. One minute in. Michailidis steps in with a body kick. Big blitz by the Greek, no clean connections. Glancing head kick. More haymakers by Michailidis and a lot of these land. He ties up on the fence two minutes in. Bhullar eats a knee to the body before reversing. They separate. Body kick from Bhullar. Michailidis answers in kind. Two minutes to go.

Bhullar looks for a head kick. Staying at range, flicking out kicks. Another head kick and a big blitz by Michailidis, who changes levels against the fence. Successful takedown, looking to take the back. One minute to go. Bhullar literally just lets Michailidis get his second hook in. Can’t get the choke. Borderline 10-8, but I think 10-9 Michailidis.

Round 2: Early hooks from Michailidis. Bhullar responds with a low blow. Body kick from Michailidis, eats a jab and low kick in return. Bhullar at least looking a bit busier a minute in. Michailidis checks low kicks. Michailidis swings big, tries a head kick. More wide swings. Bhullar avoiding the big shots but not offering anything in return. Two minutes in. Another glancing low blow. Teep. Michailidis tries a spinning back kick, avoids a flying knee. Jab connects. Bhullar tries a head kick. Big 1-2 by Michailidis. Two minutes to go.

Bhullar appears terrified to actually throw anything with power. Leg kicks. Wheel kick falls well short. Body kick. One minute to go. Harder body kick from Michailidis. Big 2-3. Wheel kick attempt. Michailidis punches his way into the clinch. 10-9 Michailidis.

Round 3: Bhullar content to just circle and throw half-hearted strikes from too far out. Michailidis is tired and sloppy, but Bhullar is literally offering nothing in return. One minute in. Spinning elbow attempt from Michailidis, who tries a flurry. Bhullar still happy to flick out low kicks. Two minutes to go. He’s got a fading opponent in front of him and is too scared to throw a punch. Body kick from Michailidis. Two minutes to go.

Bhullar tries a head kick, lands leg kicks. Michailidis tries a wound-up uppercut. Low blow catches Michailidis. Bhullar tries an axe kick. One minute to go. Michailidis tries a head kick. Bhullar leg kicks. Michailidis tries a wheel kick. Bhullar low kick. 10-9 Bhullar, I guess?

Final result: Michailidis def. Bhullar by unanimous decision


145 lbs.: Felipe Colares vs. Luke Sanders

Round 1: Sanders counters an early body kick with punches. Colares goes right back to the body kick. He tries to follow with a wheel kick, then eats body and low kicks from Sanders. Sanders blitzes and drops him with a hard left hand. Colares pops back up, eats elbows and a questionably legal knee as he tries to shoot in. Sanders bombing away from the top. Colares manages to slow things down. Knees to the body from Sanders. Two minutes in. Colares scrambles up to put him on the fence. Sanders reverses, exits with an elbow. Hard right hand, big combo on the fence. More left hands. Colares ducks an uppercut for a takedown attempt. Two minutes to go.

Jockeying for position. Sanders with a knee on the exit. 1-2-3 from Sanders, walks into a counter right. More counters by Colares. One minute to go. Good exchange. They trade lefts. Colares now advancing, knocks Sanders back with a right hand. Body kick exchange. Sanders grabs a body lock and takes him to the fence. 10-9 Sanders.

Round 2: Slower start to this round. Left hand, body kick, low kick from Sanders. Colares whiffs on a long right and eats counters. Sanders grabs a body lock and takes him to the fence a minute in. Knee from Colares before they separate. Trading punches in the center. Colares body kick and they trade crosses. Big flurry from Sanders, clean uppercut. Easy double-leg into guard. Colares threatens a sweep before returning to his feet. He tries a whizzer throw two minutes in and separates. More big lefts from Sanders, fights off another whizzer throw. Two minutes to go.

They separate. Colares winging some rights, lands to the body. Can’t get the takedown, takes Sanders to the fence. The next level change does it, leading to a Hughes-Triggs trip across the Octagon. He latches onto Sanders’ back with a minute to go. He flattens Sanders out and starts pounding. Sanders covers up and manages to survive. 10-9 Colares.

Round 3: Body kick from Colares to start. He tries a Superman punch, avoids a combo. Sanders looking labored, lands a left hand. Good combination. Body kick exchange. Sneaky head kick by Colares a minute in. Sanders 2-3 and he sprawls on a shot. Spinning back fist attempt, nice uppercut. Counter 1-2. Double left, short right hand. Colares ducks a 1-2 but can’t get the takedown. Elbow from Sanders on the exit. Another left hand and another sprawl. Two minutes in. Sanders 1-2, Colares body kicks. Both men fatigued. Counter left from Colares. Sanders ties up, then separates. Sanders hurling arm punches, walks through a spinning elbow for a body lock. Two minutes to go.

They separate. Colares with a right downstairs, takes a stray low blow. They trade power hands. Colares body kick. They trade in the center, good knee by Colares. Sanders catches a body kick for a takedown, can’t keep him there. Colares tries a spinning elbow when the next one gets caught. Sanders ties up and falls victim to that same whizzer throw. Colares retakes his back in the final 20 seconds. Sanders manages to stand and they trade one last time. 10-9 Colares.

Final result: Colares def. Sanders by unanimous decision