Welcome to the live results blog for UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs Yan event or UFC Fight Night 211 or UFC on ESPN+ 68 event on October 1, 2022.
Two top-ranked strawweights Mackenzie Dern and Yan Xiaonan will headline the Fight Night event. Dern is ranked at #5 while Yan is ranked at #6 in UFC women’s Strawweight rankings. Both women have recently lost to Marina Rodriguez in their recent bouts. Dern has a win over Tecia Torres earlier this year after that loss to Rodriguez.
In the co-main event, veteran Francisco Trinaldo takes on Randy Brown in a welterweight bout. Both men are on two and three fights winning streaks recently. Sodiq Yusuff’s bout is shifted to this event after his opponent from the last event was changed. Raoni Barcelos vs Trevin Jones bantamweight bout is also on the main card.
Prelims (Start From 4 PM EST)
|1||Guido Cannetti vs Randy Costa|
|Bantamweight Bout||Guido Cannetti won via submission at 1:04 of round 1|
|2||Julija Stoliarenko vs Chelsea Chandler|
|Catchweight Bout||Chelsea Chandler won via TKO at 4:15 of round 1|
|3||Krzysztof Jotk vs Brendan Allen|
|Middleweight Bout||Brendan Allen won via submission at 4:17 of round 1|
|4||Joaquim Silva vs Jesse Ronson|
|Lightweight Bout||Joaquim Silva won via TKO at 3:08 of round 2|
|5||Ilir Latifi vs Aleksei Oleinik||Heavyweight Bout||Ilir Latifi won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)|
|6||John Castaneda vs Daniel Santos|
|Bantamweight Bout||Daniel Santos won via TKO at 4:30 of round 2|
Main Card (Start From 7 PM EST)
|1||Mike Davis vs Viacheslav Borshchev||Lightweight Bout||Mike Davis won via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-26, 30-26)|
|2||Sodiq Yusuff vs Don Shainis |
|Featherweight Bout||Sodiq Yusuff won via submission at 0:30 of round 1|
|3||Raoni Barcelos vs Trevin Jones||Bantamweight Bout||Raoni Barcelos won via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-27, 30-27)|
Randy Brown vs Francisco Trinaldo
|Welterweight Bout||Randy Brown won via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)|
Mackenzie Dern vs Yan Xiaonan
|Women’s Strawweight Bout||Yan Xiaonan won via majority decision (48-47, 48-47, 47-47)|