UFC will present a Fight Night event on November 13, 2021, that will feature a Max Holloway vs Yair Rodriguez Featherweight bout as its main event. The event is also known as UFC Fight Night 197, UFC Vegas 42 or UFC on ESPN 55. It will take place at UFC Apex Facility, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Holloway vs Rodriguez was earlier scheduled to headline the Fight Night event on July 17, 2021. But Holloway had to pull from the event due to an injury. The bout was then rescheduled to November 13. Jessica Eye was also supposed to feature on the card to face Andrea Lee, but Eye suffered an injury and was pulled out of the event.
Kevin Holland vs Kyle Daukaus and Eryk Anders vs Roman Dolidze were also scheduled for UFC Vegas 42. But Holland and Anders withdrew from the event due to injuries. Daukaus and Dolidze will face off now. The main card will also feature bouts like Ben Rothwell vs Marcos Rogerio De Lima, Felicia Spenser vs Leah Letson, and more.
Keep on reading to find the complete details on UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Rodriguez including results, fight card, date, and start time.
DATE, TIME & LOCATION
- Date November 13, 2021
- Location: UFC Apex Arena, Las Vegas, NV, US
- Timing: Main Card- 5 PM EST/2 PM PST, Prelims: 2 PM EST/11 AM PST
RESULTS & FIGHT CARD
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Da Un Jung
Light Heavyweight Bout
Da Un Jung won via KO/TKO(Elbows) of Round 1, 3:04
Marc Diakiese vs Rafael Alves
Rafael Alves won via submission (Guillotine Choke) of Round 1, 1:48
Cortney Casey vs Liana Jojua
Women’s Flyweight Bout
Cortney Casey won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Sean Woodson vs Collin Anglin
Sean Woodson won via KO/TKO(punches) of round 1, 4:30
Cynthia Calvillo vs Andrea Lee
Women’s Flyweight Bout
Andrea Lee won via KO/TKO(Punches) of round 1, 4:30
Joel Alvarez vs Thiago Moises
Joel Alvarez KO/TKO(Elbows) of Round 1, 3:01
Song Yadong vs Julio Arce
Song Yadong won via KO/TKO (punches) of round 2, 1:35
Miguel Baeza vs Khaos Williams
Khaos Williams via KO/TKO (punches) of round 3, 1:02
Felica Spencer vs Leah Letson
Women’s Featherweight Bout
Felica Spencer via KO/TKO (elbows) of round 3, 4:25
Ben Rothwell vs Marcos Rogerio De Lima
Ben Rothwell via KO/TKO (Punches) of round 1, 0:32
Max Holloway vs Yair Rodiguez
Max Holloway won via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)
NEWS & UPDATES
November 10, 2021:
Desk analysts: desk anchor Karyn Bryant, host Anthony Smith and Belal Muhammad
Roving reporter: Megan Olivi
Octagon announcer: Joe Martinez
Commentators: Brendan Fitzgerald, Michael Bisping & Paul Felder.
November 8, 2021: Ovince Saint Preux removed from the card due to an injury. UFC is working for a new opponent to face Philipe Lins.
October 29, 2021: Baeza vs Williams added to card.
October 29, 2021: Daukaus will now face Roman Dolidzo after withdrawals of Kevin Holland and Eryk Anders.
October 21, 2021: Cynthia Calvillo replaces Jessica Eye, Jessica Eye has been forced out against Andrea Lee bout due to illness.
October 16, 2021: Calvillo vs Lee added to card.
October 15, 2021: Kevin Holland vs Kyle Daukaus rematch added to card.