UFC 199 is underway at the Forum in Los Angeles, California, so let’s jump to the preliminary card fights.
Fight Pass Prelim Results
Luiz Henrique da Silva def. Jonathan Wilson via TKO (punches) R2, 4:11
Kevin Casey vs. Elvis Mutapcic declared a majority draw(29-28, 28-29, 28-28)
Polo Reyes def. Dong Hyun Kim via TKO (punches) R3, 1:52
Sean Strickland def. Tom Breese via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Alex Caceres vs. Cole Miller
Round 1: Both men fire some leg kicks. Wow. Caceres drops Miller with a big left but the latter gets right back up. Miller clinches up and sweeps Caceres to the floor. Caceres gets back to his feet but Miller’s still on his back. Miller drags him back down but Caceres winds up on top. Caceres stands up and out. Hard body kick by Caceres. Another left from Caceres lands. Latter flurries in some hard punches that land. Miller charges in and clinches up. Miller attempts a knee but Caceres catches it and they fall to the floor. Another hard body kick from Caceres. Miller runs in but once again, Caceres takes him down. Round ends.
Round 2: Jumping kick from Caceres is blocked. Caceres continues to beat Miller to the punch. Caceres bombs in a couple more big punches. Miller fires a headkick that is blocked. Miller attempts to pull guard but Caceres works his way out. Miller just misses with a left. Hard body punch from Caceres. Nice sweep by Caceres. Latter cracks Miller with another big left. Latter lands a hard right. Round ends.
Round 3: Miller needs a finish in order to pull this out. Caceres cracks Miller with a hard right hook. Wow. Caceres throws Miller to the mat and lands some shots from above. Caceres lets Miller up. Latter grabs Caceres and drags him to the floor. Miller has his back but maybe too high up. Wow. Miller rolls for the armbar. Crazy. Caceres work his way out but that was very close. Miller tags Caceres with a right. Miller drops to his back but Caceres slips away. Miller continues to move forward. Caceres lands an uppercut. Action spills to the mat. Miller is in sidemount. Now Miller has his back. Horn goes. Too little too late for Miller.
Alex Caceres def. Cole Miller via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Jessica Andrade vs. Jessica Penne
Round 1: Andrade flurries in and lands a couple of big shots. Penne wings a headkick that’s blocked. Andrade storms in with more heavy punches. Elbow from Andrade. Penne is bleeding from the nose. Another flurry from Andrade. Wow. Andrade is just firing in shots. Latter plants another hard left hook. Penne sticks a jab. Body kick from Penne. Andrade flurries in again. And again. Penne with a nice 1 – 2. Andrade cracks Penne to the body and she’s hurt. Andrade storms but round ends.
Round 2: First round was all Andrade. Penne is keeping busy with the jab. Nice right from Penne. Hard hook again from Andrade. Latter storms in and is just pouring on shots. Penne drops to her back but Andrade walks away. Another hook from Andrade. Latter is just chucking in punch after punch. This is going to be it. And it is. One sided win for Andrade.
Jessica Andrade def. Jessica Penne via TKO (punches) R2, 2:56
Beneil Dariush vs. James Vick
Round 1: Both lightweights are keeping busy with kicks. Vick plants a hard punch. Dariush takes an eye poke. Daroush is good to go. Vick fires in a nice right. Dariush is signalling he took another eye poke. Vick says he also took a poke to the eye. Dariush fires in a right. Vick goes down after taking a big left. Wow, Dariush is firing down elbows and punches. More shots from Dariush. Crazy. Vick gets back to his feet but eats another punch. Action slows. Dariush is trying to take Vick down but can’t. Dariush cracks Vick with another big left. And another sends Vick crashing to the mat. That’s a wrap. What a performance from Dariush.
Beneil Dariush def. James Vick via KO (punches) R1, 4:16
Clay Guida vs. Brian Ortega
Round 1: Guida sticks a right hand. Big left from Guida momentarily sends Ortega to the deck. Ortega throws a body kick but Guida catches it. Nice over hand right from Guida. Latter shoots in and pushes Ortega to the cage. Couple big hooks from Guida. “The Carpenter’s” hands look great. Ortega sticks a jab. Guida plants another right and Ortega reacts like it bothered his eye. Ortega spins and misses with a kick. Round ends.
Round 2: Guida shoots for a double but Ortega defends. Guida wings a big right that’s blocked. Ortega with a body kick. Guida charges in but doesn’t land. Guida fires in a hook that grazes Ortega. Latter chucks in another kick to the body. Guida feints a TD. Latter with a nice jab. Ortega fires back with a hard uppercut. Both men continue to stay busy. Ortega fires an elbow off the clinch. Nice uppercut from Ortega. Latter spins with a kick to the body but it doesn’t land. Round ends.
Round 3: Both guys are still really light on their feet. Ortega sticks a couple of nice jabs. Guida fires in a hard right. They exchange jabs. Guida plants a right. Latter plants a jab and then eats one. Ortega is pressing forward but is having trouble landing. Ortega with a kick to the body. Guida fires back a right. Ortega lands a couple of nice shots. Wow. Ortega is bringing it now. Unbelievable. Ortega cracks Guida with a knee and he goes down. Ref jumps in and that’s a wrap. Guida doesn’t realize the bout was over.
Brian Ortega def. Clay Guida via TKO (knee and punches) R3, 4:40