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Live! UFC Denver Results & Play-By-Play!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its return to the FOX Sports 1 airwaves this Saturday night (Nov. 10, 2018) with the UFC Fight Night 139 mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, which includes additional preliminary bouts airing on UFC Fight Pass. Headlining the network-televised fight card is the featherweight showdown pitting ex-division No. 1 contender Chan Sung Jung — affectionately known as the “Korean Zombie” — opposite dangerous 145-pound striker Yair “Pantera” Rodriguez. In the welterweight co-main event, 170-pound “Cowboy” Donald Cerrone tries to avenge his Jackson-Wink dissolution by trading leather with “Platinum” interloper Mike Perry. In addition, Raquel “Rocky” Pennington tries to punch her way back into the win column by turning away ex-featherweight champion Germaine “Iron Lady” de Randamie.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 139 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” undercard bout at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” undercard bouts at 8 p.m. ET, before the main card start time at 10 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 “Korean Zombie vs. Rodriguez.”

Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Fight Night 139 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 139 QUICK RESULTS:

Chan Sung Jung vs. Yair Rodriguez — Rodriguez def. Jung by KO (elbow) at 4:59 of Round Five
Donald Cerrone vs. Mike Perry — Cerrone def. Perry by submission (armbar) at 4:46 of Round One
Raquel Pennington vs. Germaine de Randamie — de Randamie def. Pennington by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Beneil Dariush vs. Thiago Moises — Dariush def. Moises by unanimous decision (30-25 x2, 30-26)
Maycee Barber vs. Hannah Cifers — Barber def. Cifers by TKO (punches and elbows) at 2:01 of Round Two
Mike Trizano vs. Luis Pena — Trizano def. Pena by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
Amanda Cooper vs. Ashley Yoder — Yoder def. Cooper by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Chas Skelly vs. Bobby Moffett — Moffett def. Skelly by technical submission (d’arce choke) at 2:43 of Round Two
Davi Ramos vs. John Gunther — Ramos def. Gunther by submission (rear naked choke) at 1:57 of Round One
Devonte Smith vs. Julian Erosa — Smith def. Erosa by KO (punches) at 0:46 of Round One
Joseph Morales vs. Eric Shelton — Shelton def. Morales by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 30-27)
Mark De La Rosa vs. Joby Sanchez — De La Rosa def. Sanchez by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 139 PLAY-BY-PLAY:

145 lbs.: Chan Sung Jung vs. Yair Rodriguez

Round 1: Rodriguez opens with a leg kick. Both landing low kicks. Rodriguez counters one with a jab. Combination from Jung. One minute in. They exchange inside. Another good leg kick from Rodriguez. More low kicks. Punching combination, good uppercuts by Jung. Rodriguez digs in a liver shot. Leg kick and front kick in sequence two minutes in. Side kick to the leg. Rodriguez counters a leg kick with another jab. Three-piece from Jung and a front kick attempt. Two minutes to go.

Counter hook by Jung. Leg kick, glancing overhand right. Rodriguez jabs the body, fires a front kick upstairs. Left hand appears to rock Rodriguez and Jung chases him with punches. Brief scramble. One minute to go. Jung tries an outside trip. Rodriguez goes for a body kick. 2-1 from Jung. Rodriguez shoots, stuffed, and they scramble. 10-9 Jung.

Round 2: Jung takes Rodriguez to the fence. Rodriguez reverses a minute in. Jung takes a knee to the nards and they pause. Jung goes for a high kick when they resume. Right hand just misses. Rodriguez pops him with a jab. Head kick from Pantera just blocked. Two minutes in. Rodriguez goes back to attacking the lead leg, eats a jab. Jung lands a lead right. 2-3, but Rodriguez lands a spinning elbow on the counter. Jung eats it and hunts for a trip. He takes Rodriguez to the fence. Two minutes to go.

Rodriguez slips out the back door. Jung lands a lead right when they resume on their feet. Right hand catches Rodriguez coming in. One minute to go. Flying knee and high kick from Rodriguez. Jung gets the Thai plum and looks for knees, then ties up. Rodriguez with an attempted trip and left hand, then an up-elbow. Jung finds the mark with punches in return. 10-9 Rodriguez.

Round 3: Rodriguez sends out a head kick, stings Jung with a jab. Wheel kick falls just short. Cartwheel kick attempt. Right hand from Jung. Body kick by Rodriguez, eats a right hand, lands another body kick. Leg kick. Jung continues to pursue. Jung with a combination. Another body kick two minutes in from Rodriguez. Looping right from Rodriguez, who eats a jab and right hand. Yair with a body kick and oblique kick. Overhand right and left hand rattle Rodriguez, who rapidly retreats. Two minutes to go.

Body kick from Rodriguez again. Again. Head kick and right hand by Rodriguez, then hard punches when Jung tries to take him down. Left hook lands for the Mexican. One minute to go. Left hook and jab by Jung. Rodriguez threatens an Imanari roll. Switch kick from Rodriguez, who fires a somersault kick and they slug it out. 10-9 Rodriguez.

Round 4: Jung connects with a hard uppercut early. Left hook exchange. 3-2 form Jung. Leg kick from Rodriguez. Body kick from Rodriguez. Straight right by Jung. One minute in. Rodriguez body kick, lead right by Jung. Spinning back fist from Rodriguez in return. Jung pops him with another pair of straight rights. Rodriguez shoves Jung to the mat and they exchange. Jung with a good left hook. Two minutes in. Jumping switch kick from Rodriguez blocked. Good right hand by Jung. A pair of rights and a BIG right hand from Jung. Rodriguez trying a flying knee counter as Jung rushes in, then eats a knee. Two minutes to go.

Rodriguez claims a low blow. Jung points it out to the ref, but the ref says keep going. Stiff jabs from Jung. One minute to go. Overhand right lands clean for Jung. Body kick from Rodriguez, who goes for another Imanari slide. Jung pops him with a straight right, eats a right hook. 10-9 Jung.

Round 5: Jung comes out throwing, lands another straight right. Jab exchange. Cross counter by Jung lands clean. Spinning elbow form Rodriguez met by another overhand right. Straight left this time. One minute in. Straight right from Jung, then another. Rodriguez tries a spinning back kick. They tie up in the center, Rodriguez threatens a knee. Jab from Jung. Two minutes in. Rodriguez shoots, stuffed, cracked by a left hook on the break. 1-2 from Rodriguez gets Jung’s attention. They pause for a moment, then just go right back to slugging. Jung continues to control the striking exchanges with jabs and hooks. Two minutes to go.

Booming straight left from Jung answers a Rodriguez head kick. Low kick to head kick attempt from Rodriguez. Spinning back fist lands clean for him. Jung lands a long left hook in return. One minute to go. Low kicks from Rodrugez, combo from Jung. Spinning back kick attempt by Rodrigez. Jung combo forces Rodriguez back. Jung chasing him with punches. Suddenly, at the literal last second, Rodriguez catches Jung coming in with an elbow that knocks him completely unconscious. Jesus, that’s a reverse upward elbow. I’ve never seen anything like it.

Final result: Rodriguez def. Jung by KO (elbow)


170 lbs.: Donald Cerrone vs. Mike Perry

Round 1: Perry opens with an oblique kick. Cerrone ducks under a right hand and clinches. Knee from Cerrone answered in kind. More knees from Perry. They separate. One minute in. Low kick from Cerrone. Jab connects. He abandons a shot, avoids an uppercut. Cerrone changes level and clinches. Knee form Cerrone on the exit two minutes in. Firing jabs and a low kick. Perry stuffs another takedown and takes Cerrone down in return, landing in side control.

Cerrone quickly sweeps, landing in side control himself. Perry nearly gives up his back. One minute to go. Perry escapes out the back door, but now he has to fight off a triangle. Cerrone transitions to an armbar, survives a slam, and cranks until Perry is forced to tap.

Final result: Cerrone def. Perry by submission (armbar)


135 lbs.: Raquel Pennington vs. Germaine de Randamie

Round 1: They meet in the center. Low kicks from de Randamie. Pennington answers in kind. Overhand right clips Pennington, who hauls her to the fence. One minute in. Some grinding clinching from Pennington. Two minutes in. Knee from de Randamie. de Randamie gets the Thai plum after taking a knee to the body. Good knee from de Randamie. Two minutes to go.

More knees from de Randamie. Pennington lands an uppercut. Pennington reverses on the fence. One minute to go. They separate. Hard 1-2 from de Randamie, who stuffs a takedown. 10-9 de Randamie.

Round 2: de Randamie fires a front kick. Pennington shoots, stuffed, pressed against the fence. Good rights from de Randamie before she separates. 3-2 snaps Pennington’s head back. One minute in. de Randamie easily stuffs another takedown attempt. Things slow way down. de Randamie leg kick two minutes in. Right hand from de Randamie, low kick from Pennington. Low kick form Pennington. de Randamie answers a leg kick with a jab. Two minutes to go.

Pennington with a better level change, puts her on the fence. Short elbow from Pennington. Left hand. One minute to go. de Randamie exists with some good punches. Counter right from Pennington, shoots, stuffed. 10-9 de Randamie.

Round 3: de Randamie firing low kicks. de Randamie continues to control the range. Leg kick lands a minute in. Head kick from de Randamie just misses. Pennington falling short with everything. uppercut lands for de Randamie, then a right hand. Leg kick. I’m not sure Pennington’s landed a punch this round. Pennington shoots in and puts her on the fence again. Two minutes to go.

de Randamie still defending on the fence. Ref seems rather reticent to intervene. Knee exchange. Pennington takes a low blow. She re-enters the clinch after recovering. One minute to go. They separate with ten seconds to go. Leg kick from de Randamie. 10-9 de Randamie.

Final result: de Randamie def. Pennington by unanimous decision


155 lbs.: Beneil Dariush vs. Thiago Moises

Round 1: Dariush opens with a body kick. Again. He steps into the clinch against the fence, only for Moises to jump guard on a guillotine. Dariush pops his head out and starts dropping punches. Moises turns for an armbar, can’t keep hold of the elbow. Dariush looking for the back. He can’t quite maintain the position and goes back to pressing Moises against the fence. Moises tries an elbow when he gets a little space. Double underhooks for Dariush, Moises counters with a hip toss attempt. Back into the clinch. Moises hops guard for another guillotine without success. Two minutes to go.

Dariush landing punches from the top. Knee to the body as they separate. Moises fires a body kick. then another. Dariush re-enters the clinch, trying to drag Moises down. He does so. Moises with butterfly guard with a minute to go. He turns to his knees and Dariush looks for the back. One hook in. He transitions to mount and starts dropping punches and elbows. 10-9 Dariush.

Round 2: They open the round trading in the center. Both try head kicks. Dariush moves into the clinch and wrangles Moises to the mat once again. He quickly passes to half guard. Moises regains guard a minute in. Elbow lands for Dariush. Staying tight, patient with his ground-and-pound. Two minutes in. Moises pops back to his feet, but Dariush stays attached and again looks for the back. Moises on one knee against the fence. Dariush weighing on him. Two minutes to go.

Moises just can’t dislodge him. Dariush makes another bid at the back. One hook in with a minute to go. Now both and he’s working for the RNC. Moises hand fighting well. Body triangle now. 10-9 Dariush.

Round 3: Dariush fires a body kick and eats a hard counter. He re-enters the clinch, walking through an uppercut to do so, and looks for the takedown. Moises jumps guard on another guillotine, loses it in seconds. Dariush passes to half guard. Elbow from Dariush. Two minutes in. Dariush makes a swift move to the back and locks up the body triangle. Fighting for the choke once again. Constantly adjusting his grip as Moises defends well. Two minutes to go.

Dariush trying to soften Moises up. One minute to go. Dariush tries to move to mount, gets caught in half guard. Elbows to the body. Moises goes to his knees and eats punches. 10-9 Dariush.

Final result: Dariush def. Moises by unanimous decision


115 lbs.: Maycee Barber vs. Hannah Cifers

Round 1: Both women flicking out low kicks. Cifers on the advance. Right hand from Barber, eats rights to the body and head. More Cifers low kicks. Barber fires a head kick and follows up with clean punches. Good uppercut in the clinch. Barber goes for an outside reap and Cifers denies it. One minute in. Barber pressing her against the cage. Knee to the dome. Jockeying for position. Both fire elbows inside. Right hand by Cifers. Elbow from Barber, knee from Cifers, right on the break by the latter. Two minutes in. Barber head kick goes just high. Body kick lands. Cifers grabs double underhooks after eating a glancing head kick. Knees from both as Cifers presses her against the fence. Knee from BArber, right hand from Cifers. Two minutes to go.

Good left hand by Barber. Cifers defending the trip attempts so far. Knee form Barber. Trading knees. One minute to go. Cifers lands a right hook after denying an outside reap. Low kick and right hand from Barber. Front kick misses and she slips, prompting Cifers to attack. Barber blasts her with an elbow to the jaw and ties up. Another pair of elbows. 10-9 Barber.

Round 2: Barber kicking at range. Head kick lands. Low kick, body kick. Cifers ties up, eats another pair of savage elbows. Barber takes her down, avoiding an omoplata in the process. Cifers going for a leg, denied a minute in. Big elbows from Barber. She stands over Cifers and lands hard right hands. Cifers looking for a leg, gets blasted with punches and elbows for her trouble. She’s a bloody mess. Ref finally steps in.

Final result: Barber def. Cifers by TKO (punches and elbows)


155 lbs.: Mike Trizano vs. Luis Pena

Round 1: Both men sending out kicks in the early going. One minute in. Trizano counter right and body kick. Right hand to the body, low kick. Pena slaps him across the face with a Brazilian kick, then hurls a left hand. Another good leg kick from Trizano. Two minutes in. They continue to pile up. Pena lands a body kick, easts a leg kick. Now Pena shoots and takes him to the fence. Two minutes in.

Pena separates, fires a flying knee, then re-enters the clinch. Trizano locks up an arm-in guillotine and jumps guard, but loses it with a minute to go. Trizano scrambles up and Pena grabs a kimura. 10-9 Trizano.

Round 2: Both men looking for long-range punches early. Another low kick from Trizano. Head kick attempt a minute in. 1-2 from Pena appears to fall just short. Trizano lands a right downstairs and stuffs a shot. Pena straight left, right hand comes back at him. Pena fires an elbow, eats a left hand, shoots. Holding onto a leg against the fence. Two minutes in. Pena hops onto his back and locks up the body triangle. Two minutes to go.

He pulls Trizano to the ground and goes back to working for the choke. He flattens Trizano out for a moment, can’t get the choke, and winds up swept into guard. One minute to go. Hard hammerfists from Trizano as Pena looks for an armbar. Pena transitions to an omoplata attempt before the bell. Close round. 10-9 Pena.

Round 3: Both men falling short with punches. Low kick from Trizano. Good right hand by Trizano, who nearly lands a counter uppercut. One minute in. Good right to the body. Pena shoots fro mtoo far out, easily denied. Body kick lands for him, glancing head kick from Trizano in return. Trizano denies another shot. Pena ties up on the fence. Trizano looks for a ninja choke two minutes in, but gets taken down into guard. Elbow from Pena, but he stands and gives Trizano room to stand. Pena lands a knee and tries a kimura, but loses his grip and falls to his back. Two minutes to go.

Trizano standing over him. Penza manages to sweep his way into top position, keeping Trizano on his butt against the cage. Trizano goes to his knees. One minute to go. Trizano separates. Pena tries some tired-looking lefts, eats hard right hands. Another leg kick from Trizano. Nasty 1-2 by Trizano and they slug it out. 10-9 Trizano.

Final result: Trizano def. Pena by split decision


115 lbs.: Amanda Cooper vs. Ashley Yoder

Round 1: Cooper orthodox, Yoder southpaw. Low kicks from Cooper. Cooper combo fall short. Another leg kick on the counter a minute in. Good exchange in the center. Another leg kick. Cooper counters a body kick with a four-punch combo. Counter left lands for Yoder. Two minutes in. Straight left from Yoder on the lead this time. Cooper goes low-high. 2-1-2 from Cooper. Cooper shoots and presses Yoder against the fence. She completes the takedown into guard with two minutes to go.

Yoder has butterfly guard. Cooper hits a knee-cut pass into side control. Yoder looking for an inverted triangle, doesn’t look deep. Cooper gets out with a minute to go. Yoder rolls to her knees and sweeps into top position. Yoder swings some ground-and-pound, ends the round punching. 10-9 Cooper.

Round 2: Yoder lands a straight left. Combo from Cooper when Yoder steps in. They trade lefts and Cooper lands yet another low kick. Yoder stings her with a straight left in return, then steps into the clinch and looks for knees. One minute in. Cooper changes levels against the fence. Throw attempt. Yoder hits a throw from double overhooks. Cooper regains guard. Two minutes in. Yoder drops shots form half guard, gets kicked off. Cooper shoots once again and gets double underhooks. Yoder fires some knees with two minutes to go.

Cooper going for a double-leg, gets her down. On top in guard. One minute to go. Cooper postures for some hard punches and avoids a sweep, taking north-south. Yoder locks up another inverted triangle before the bell. 10-9 Cooper.

Round 3: Cooper lands a good straight right and teep. 3-2 connects. Combination on the fence. Yoder lands a straight left after eating another low kick. 1-2 again. Knee on the inside. They trade power hands in the center. Cooper knocks her back with a right hand at the end of a three-piece. Cooper hits a blast double, but Yoder rolls through two minutes in and stands over her. Upkicks from Cooper. Two minutes to go.

Yoder struggling to get past Cooper’s legs. High guard for Cooper. Yoder steps around for a kneebar attempt. Looks like the knee isn’t in deep enough. Cooper winds up taking side control and goes for an armbar as Yoder looks to sweep. Yoder gets her arm free and looks for the back. She latches onto a face rank and puts in both hooks. Can’t get it. 10-9 Yoder.

Final result: Yoder def. Cooper by split decision


145 lbs.: Chas Skelly vs. Bobby Moffett

Round 1: Moffett fires a right hand around the guard and a low kick. Another low kick and he catches one of Skelly’s. Skelly with an overhand right. One minute in. Moffett getting the better of the striking so far. Skelly shoots off a Moffett low kick and looks for the back against the cage. One hook in for Skelly. Two minutes in. He nearly manages to secure the choke under Moffett’s chin. Both hooks in now. Two minutes to go.

Moffett stands up, eating punches from the still-attached Skelly. More left hands from Skelly. One minute to go. Moffett trying to scrape him off against the fence. Skelly keeps popping him with his free hand. Moffett escapes before the bell and opens up with punches. 10-9 Skelly.

Round 2: Low kicks from Moffett. Moffett looking like the faster of the two on the feet. Decent combos so far this round. Now Skelly lands an uppercut, eating a cross in return. Moffett opens up and shoots once Skelly’s guard goes up, lifting him and taking him to the mat. They’re in an awkward position on the ground. Moffett looking to take side control. Two minutes in. Skelly sweeps into top position, but Moffett locks up a d’arce as he does. Skelly scrambles madly and then looks to be waiting it out, but the referee decides he’s unconscious and stops the fight. Skelly, clearly awake, immediately protests. Urgh.

Final result: Moffett def. Skelly by technical submission


155 lbs.: Davi Ramos vs. John Gunther

Round 1: Ramos hits a takedown inside of 10 seconds. Side control for Ramos, who takes the back in brilliant fashion when Gunther spins to his knees. Looking for the choke. It takes him another minute or so, but he eventually locks up the choke.

Final result: Ramos def. Gunther by submission (rear naked choke)


155 lbs.: Devonte Smith vs. Julian Erosa

Round 1: Smith lands a body kick and fires some jabs. Lead right from Smith and a low kick soon after. A 1-2 catches Erosa leaning and Smith clobbers him on the ground for the finish.

Final result: Smith def. Erosa by KO (punches)


125 lbs.: Joseph Morales vs. Eric Shelton

Round 1: Shelton lands an early jab and low kick. Morales tries a high kick. One minute in. Straight right from Shelton answered by a teep. Counter uppercut from Shelton, who avoids getting grabbed on the fence. Morales head kick just misses. Two minutes in. Morales fires a 1-2-3, bangs the body. Shelton coutners a body kick with a right hand. Two minutes to go.

Shelton shoots and puts Morales on his back. Morales briefly threatens a guillotine, gets to his feet. Shelton spins to the rear waist lock and looks for the back, He’s too low and abandons the position. One minute to go. Shelton shoots again and Morales clamps down on a guillotine. Morales cranking hard, but Shelton stays patient and pops his head free and sets up in guard. 10-9 Shelton.

Round 2: Shelton connects with a lead uppercut. Shelton catches a low kick for another takedown. Morales scrambles up a minute in. He tries a head kick. Body shot lands. 1-2 from Shelton. Morales moving forward, looking for combos. Two minutes in. Shelton shoots again, then throws Morales to the mat when Morales defends. Morales counters with a nasty-looking guillotine, but Shelton again pops free. Two minutes to go.

Morales scooching to the fence. Shelton keeping him from standing. One minute to go. Morales makes it back up and lands a left on the break. Body kick from Shelton after avoiding a high kick. Shelton shoots from too far out, nearly gives up mount, and has to fight off a triangle. 10-9 Morales.

Round 3: Another tentative start to the round. Morales lands to the body and looks for a knee on the break. Nice takedown into guard from Morales. Shelton manages to scramble up on the fence. He goes for his own takedown soon after and Morales pulls guard on a guillotine. Again he loses it. Morales looks for a kimura, tries to stand with it. Two minutes in. He makes his way to the fence and eats a knee on the way up. Straight right lands clean for Morales, but Shelton hits a lovely chain takedown. Two minutes to go.

Shelton staying heavy on top. Morales gets to his knees, eats a couple lefts. Shelton denies an attempt to stand. He goes for a similar back take as earlier, can’t get it. A mad scramble ensues as both hurl big strikes on the break. Shelton ends up on top. 10-9 Shelton.

Final result: Shelton def. Morales by split decision


125 lbs.: Mark De La Rosa vs. Joby Sanchez

Round 1: De La Rosa hurries across the cage to start. Jab from Sanchez. Counter left lands for De La Rosa. Nice hook from Sanchez snaps De La Rosa’s head back. Leg kick from De La Rosa countered by a 1-2 and he shoots in. One minute in. De La Rosa looking for a single-leg. Sanchez frames to escape. Two minutes in. Counter left from De La Rosa and he cracks Sanchez with an uppercut. Flurry from De La Rosa, Sanchez looks for a left inside. Body kick from Sanchez. Two minutes to go.

Low kick by De La Rosa, jab from Sanchez. De La Rosa targeting low leg kicks, lands a jab. One minute to go. Good jab from Sanchez. Quick exchange, Sanchez gets the better of it. Sanchez presses him against the fence. Close round. 10-9 De La Rosa.

Round 2: De La Rosa busy with his left. Sanchez goes to the body, avoids an uppercut. De La Rosa lands a low leg kick and tries to put him on the fence. Sanchez reverses. One minute in. De La Rosa lands a knee as Sanchez thwacks his body. Sanchez changes levels and De La Rosa tries to transition from the front headlock to the back. No dice. Sanchez grinding him against the cage, then separates. Two minutes in. Sanchez counters a low kick with a left hook. Right hook by De La Rosa and a right cross. Combination near the fence. More exchanging. Two minutes to go.

De La Rosa clinches against the cage. He looks for a single-leg again. Good defense from Sanchez, who avoids a back take. Sanchez body shots, knee from De La Rosa. One minute to go. Sanchez lands an uppercut on the break. De La Rosa fires a combination, hard right hands inside. Low leg kick lands and they trade left hooks. De La Rosa outlanding him late. 10-9 De La Rosa.

Round 3: They open the round trading near the center of the cage. Low kick from DE La Rosa, 1-2 from Sanchez lands clean in return. Clinch, De La Rosa tries a foot sweep. Good right cross from Sanchez a minute in. Left hook and jabs. De La Rosa lands a low kick. Counter jab. De La Rosa lands a sweeping right hand two minutes in. Sanchez lands a jab and straight right. They tie up and Sanchez puts him on the fence. HE separates. Short uppercut by De La Rosa. Sanchez cracks him on the counter with two minutes to go.

Another straight right. De La Rosa stings him with a jab. Low kick by De La Rosa with a minute to go. He takes Sanchez to the cage and goes back to the single-leg. He can’t run the pipe. 10-9 Sanchez.

Final result: De La Rosa def. Sanchez by split decision