Mexico gets its first UFC event tonight with “UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt”. Top-ranked heavyweights Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt face off for the interim heavyweight title in the main event, while top-tier welterweights Jake Ellenberger and Kelvin Gastelum square off in the co-headliner. The card also includes the featherweight and bantamweight finals for TUF Latin America.
PMN (www.prommanow.com) will provide live results of the action, with round by round updates of the main and co-main events.
Early prelims kick off at 7 p.m. ET on Fight Pass, moving to Fox Sports 1 prelims at 8 p.m. ET, and the PPV main card at 10 p.m. ET.
UFC 180 quick results:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET
- Fabricio Werdum def. Mark Hunt by TKO (strikes) — Round 2, 2:27
- Kelvin Gastelum def. Jake Ellenberger via submission (rear-naked choke) — Round 1, 4:46
- Ricardo Lamas def. Dennis Bermudez via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 3:18
- Augusto Montano def. Chris Heatherly via TKO (knees) – Round 1, 4:50
- Hector Urbina def. Edgar Garcia via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 3:38
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
- Yair Rodriguez def. Leonardo Morales via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) – “TUF: Latin America” featherweight final
- Alejandro Perez def. Joe Quinonez via unanimous decision (29-26, 29-26, 28-27) – “TUF: Latin America” bantamweight final
- Jessica Eye def. Leslie Smith via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – Round 2, 1:30
- Gabriel Benitez def. Humberto Brown via submission (guillotine choke) — Round 3, 0:30
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)
- Henry Briones def. Guido Cannetti via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:44
- Marco Beltran def. Marlon Vera via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
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UFC 180 round-by-round updates:
170 lbs: Jake Ellenberger vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Round 1 – After taking a couple big shots later in the round, Gastelum takes Ellenberger down. He gets back up and ends up suplexing Gastelum, but he hits a counter and takes Ellenberger’s back, locks in the choke and Ellenberger taps out with 4 seconds left in the round.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Kelvin Gastelum def. Jake Ellenberger by submission (rear-naked choke) — Round 1, 4:46
265 lbs: Mark Hunt vs. Fabricio Werdum
Round 1 – Hunt drops and hurts Werdum early with a couple big punches. Hunt survives in Werdum’s guard. Werdum keeps coming forward despite taking some big shots at the end of the round. Werdum’s corner telling him not to stand in front of Hunt.
Round 2 – Hunt drops Werdum again with a right about a minute in. Werdum survives and is able to hurt Hunt with a big step-in knee to the face and follows it up for the TKO win. Huge win for Werdum after getting hurt early on. Great comeback. Don’t sleep on this guy against Velasquez.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Fabricio Werdum def. Mark Hunt by TKO (strikes) — Round 2, 2:27