UFC Utica Results: Moraes Drops Rivera In 30 Seconds
Tonight from the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York, the UFC returned to Fox Sports 1 with UFC Utica.
The event is headlined by Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Moraes in a bantamweight contest, with Gregor Gillespie and Vinc Pichel in a lightweight contest in the co-main event.
Moraes would make it a quick night, as he becomes the presumptive number one contender for the banatamweight title in a 33 second stoppage win on Saturday morning.
— UFC (@ufc) June 2, 2018
Rivera would get caught with a head kick and Moraes would go on the attack and force referee Dan Miragliotta.
Marlon Moraes def. Jimmie Rivera via KO (head kick and punches) at :33 of Round 1
Gregor Gillespie def. Vinc Pichel via submission (arm-triangle choke) (R2, 4:06)
Walt Harris def. Daniel Spitz via second-round TKO (4:59)
Ben Saunders def. Jake Ellenberger via first-round TKO (1:56)
Julio Arce def. Daniel Teymur via submission (RNC) (3rd, 2:55)
Sam Alvey def. Gian Villante via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Sijara Eubanks def. Lauren Murphy via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
David Teymur def. Nik Lentz via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Belal Muhammad def. Chance Recountre via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Desmond Green def. Gleison Tibau via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-27)
Nathaniel Wood def. Johnny Eduardo via submission (D’arce choke) (2nd, 2:18)
Jose Torres def. Jarred Brooks via second-round TKO (2:55) (Watch slam)
Aguilar vs. Esquibel fight was pulled from card.