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.

Rivera would get caught with a head kick and Moraes would go on the attack and force referee Dan Miragliotta.

Main card 

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.


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