Sergio Pettis Survives Early Scare to Out-Point Brandon Moreno at UFC Fight Night 114 in Mexico City
The UFC returned to Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 114. Headlining the event was flyweights Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno. Pettis scored the unanimous decision victory after surviving a tight first round. In the co-main event, top strawweight prospect Alexa Grasso edged Randa Markos to get back in the win column after falling in her last outing. All that and 10 other fights took place with seven finishes to take in. Re-live the action with the B/R live stream of UFC Fight Night 114.
- August 6, 2017
UFC Fight Night 114 Quick Results
Main Card Sergio Pettis def. Brandon Moreno by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-46, 48-46) Alexa Grasso def. Randa Markos by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)o Niko Price def. Alan Jouban by TKO at 1:44 of the first round Humberto Bandenay def. Martin Bravo by KO at 0:26 of the first round Sam Alvey def. Rashad Evans by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Alejandro Perez def. Andre Soukhamthath by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Fox Sports 1 Prelims Jack Hermansson def. Brad Scott by TKO at 3:50 of the first round Dustin Ortiz def. Hector Sandoval by KO at 0:15 of the first round Rani Yahya def. Henry Briones via submission (kimura) at 2:01 of the first round Jose Alberto Quinonez def. Diego Rivas by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) UFC Fight Pass Prelims Joseph Morales def. Roberto Sanchez via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:56 of the first round Jordan Rinaldi def. Alvaro Herrera via submission (Von Flue choke) at 2:01 of the first
- via Bleacher Report
Pettis Beats Moreno by Unanimous Dec
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Sergio Pettis def. Brandon Moreno by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-46, 48-46).
Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno: Round 5
Pettis lands a quick jab out of the chute in the fifth. Moreno comes forward quickly and gets a takedown. He ran through that attempt. Four minutes to work. Pettis has his tied up. Upkicks from Pettis lands.
Pettis begins using the cage, but Moreno gets to his back. Pettis shucks him off. Back to the center at a striking distance. One minute left. Pettis lands a right. They mix it up on the feet until the horn sounds. A very close round to score.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Moreno. Bleacher Report scores the fight: 47-46 Pettis.
Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno: Round 4
Pettis is on the march. Moreno suffers an eye poke and they'll break to check it out. They are looking at the eye that has the cut even though it was not the eye that was poked. Back to action and back to Pettis controlling this fight at range.
Jumping knee from Pettis finds a home. Moreno is tough. Moreno's offense has basically been nullified. Moreno lands a counter right. Moreno has altered his stance and has found some growing success with it, but mostly when Pettis forces the issue. Pettis gets taken down off a cartwheel kick at the end of the round.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Pettis.
Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno: Round 3
Moreno lands a left, but Pettis responds immediately. Another kick lands for Pettis. Pettis catches a kick but doesn't follow Moreno down again. Pettis is comfortable with this fight on the feet. Nice right hand from Pettis. Pettis clips Moreno causing him to lose his mouthpiece.
Clean right off a caught leg kick for Pettis. He lands again and Moreno may be on borrowed time. Pettis looking sharp and starting to pull away from Moreno who is looking very one-dimensional in this matchup. Pettis picking his shots at this point. Less than a minute in the round. Pettis lands another kick and more combinations that cut Moreno before the horn.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-8 Pettis.
Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno: Round 2
Push kick puts Moreno off-balance. Moreno gets a bit wild but was in no danger of being countered. Pettis lands a body kick. Pettis catches a body kick, but he does not follow Moreno to the mat. Pettis grazes Moreno with a high kick and then lands another, but Moreno takes him down off the second high kick.
Pettis attempts a triangle, but Moreno slips out. It does allow Pettis room to get back to his feet. Another grazing high kick for Pettis. Much less output in the second, but they are trying to get each other to make a mistake. Lots of feints and movement.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Pettis.
Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno: Round 1
Moreno scores an early takedown. Pettis gets full guard. Moreno unable to land ground and pound, but he gets Pettis' back in a scramble. He gets the bodylock. Moreno searching for the rear-naked choke, but Pettis defends well.
Pettis continues to try and defend while trying to break the body triangle. Moreno has the arm on the chin. Pettis could have suffered a 10-8 round here.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-8 Moreno.
The Main Event
Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno.
👊 of the Night
Alexa Grasso def. Randa Markos by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
Randa Markos vs. Alexa Grasso: Round 3
Markos just misses catching another kick, but she swarms on Grasso while landing multiple punches. Grasso has a more measured approach in the early stages of the third. Markos takes a shot and it works as she completes the takedown.
Markos working from the guard. She scores some, but Grasso pushes off and gets up. Two minutes remaining. Markos is winning the round, but Grasso has time to steal it back. Grasso lands a right on the break from a short-lived clinch. One minute to go. Grasso pumps out her jab. Good entry, Grasso jumps a guillotine and lands a combination as she jumps off.
Grass scores with a right hand. And another. Big scoring as the fight ends for Grasso that may have been enough to win the fight. Incredibly close.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Grasso. Bleacher Report scores the fight: 29-28 Grasso.
Randa Markos vs. Alexa Grasso: Round 2
Grasso touches Markos with a high kick. Markos tries to get a takedown, but Grasso was able to end up on top in a scramble. Markos is right back up before she can control the position. Markos briefly trips Grasso to her butt. Grasso is back up.
Markos is sucking wind, but she catches a leg kick and takes Grasso down. Right in the center of the cage. Markos works from half-guard. Grasso works up. Markos takes Grasso down again off a kick. Grasso sweeps, but Markos works to regain top position. She is in mount. Excellent grappling from Markos.
Grasso gets back to half-guard. She concedes the round, but she gets out of danger at the end of the round.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Markos.
Randa Markos vs. Alexa Grasso: Round 1
Markos lands the first significant strike of the bout. They exchange in the center of the cage, but neither woman lands clean. Grasso testing her range with her strikes. Markos landing clean in the next exchange. Several shots on the mark. Quick jab from Markos.
Grasso lands a right over the top. Grasso goes to the body with a kick. Grasso pops Markos with a jab. Now Grasso is landing clean as she finds her range and timing. They are getting after it in the first. The two clinch against the cage. Markos has a small cut near her left eye. Markos fails to throw Grasso and gets her back taken.
Grasso landing ground and pound. Markos fights to her feet. High-paced action. Grasso took over in the second-half of the round to take it.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Grasso.
It's Co-main Event Time!
Randa Markos vs. Alexa Grasso in a catchweight contest.
Niko Price def. Alan Jouban by TKO at 1:44 of the first round.
Alan Jouban vs. Niko Price: Round 1
Jouban lands a short right hook and Price darts forward in response without landing anything. Jouban scores with a kick to the body. Price lands a right of his own. Lots of pressure from Price in the opening minute. Price rocks Jouban and is all over him. The referee is slow to stop it as Jouban is clearly out of it, but he got there anyhow.
The Show Rolls Onward
Alan Jouban vs. Niko Price keeps the action moving next.
Humberto Bandenay def. Martin Bravo by KO at 0:26 of the first round.
Martin Bravo vs. Humberto Bandenay: Round 1
Bravo lands a solid kick to the body. Bandenay hits and one-hitter quitter head kick. Bandenay is out stiff.
Let's Get Back on Track With...
Martin Bravo vs. Humberto Bandenay.
Sam Alvey def. Rashad Evans by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
Sam Alvey vs. Rashad Evans: Round 3
Alvey lands a right hand. The crowd is restless after such a great start to the card. Evans lands a good left that Alvey eats. The quickness from Evans is gone.
Half the round has passed. Evans likely needs a finish, but the first round was tight. He is giving this fight away with his minimal output. Evans lands the best strike of the night with a big right, but Alvey took it. Alvey defends another takedown attempt and lands knees to the body.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Alvey. Bleacher Report scores the fight: 30-27 Alvey.
Sam Alvey vs. Rashad Evans: Round 2
Alvey starting to pressure Evans now. Nice body kick from Evans. Alvey responds with a right that touches Evans. Alvey lands another right. Evans is still not throwing much which has almost become a trademark in recent fights.
Evans gets a good takedown, but Alvey gets right back up. Alvey gets a couple punches to land in the clinch as Evans looks for the takedown again. Alvey exits after a couple knees land.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Alvey.
Sam Alvey vs. Rashad Evans: Round 1
Almost nothing happened in the first minute before Evans shot in and moved Alvey to the cage. Alvey scored with a knee as Evans attempted to continue the takedown attempt. Nice elbow over the top from Alvey. Evans finally gets his hands clasped and takes Alvey down.
Alvey works back up without taking damage. Now they separate. Output is low as expected. Close round with the little that happened.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Alvey.
Sam Alvey welcomes former UFC light heavyweight champion to the Octagon, next.
Alejandro Perez def. Andre Soukhamthath by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
Alejandro Perez vs. Andre Soukhamthath: Round 3
Perez still trying to get inside range, but Soukhamthath isn't giving him too many other options. Right hand lands for Soukhamthath. Perez just misses on a winging right overhand. Soukhamthath dodges Perez and scores with a right of his own.
Perez drives forward and pushes Soukhamthath to the fence. He gets the takedown and lands a knee t the body. Two minutes remain. Soukhamthath stands. Soukhamthath is breathing heavy. Soukhamthath lands a left and misses with a huge right. Soukhamthath has been much wilder in the third and it may have cost him.
29-28 on our card, but rounds two and three were incredibly close. It could easily be 30-27 Soukhamthath.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Perez. Bleacher Report scores the fight: 29-28 Perez.
Alejandro Perez vs. Andre Soukhamthath: Round 2
Perez just missing landing clean again. He's less than a half-inch off from really connecting. Soukhamthath should be credited for his distance management. Soukhamthath drops Perez again with his jab. Soukhamthath digs to the body and now Soukhamthath is getting comfortable.
Perez is starting to wear the damage. Soukhamthath gets dropped by a Perez overhand right, and Perez is now on top. Soukhamthath is tying him up. Soukhamthath uses the cage to stand up. Spinning back elbow from Perez! Soukhamthath lands a left.
A close round.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Perez.
Alejandro Perez vs. Andre Soukhamthath: Round 1
Both men seem coiled up and ready to unleash at the start of the fight. Nice body kick from Soukhamthath. Perez lands a counter 1-2 as Soukhamthath came forward. A tense start without a lot of output. Both men figuring out timing and distance.
Straight left sits Perez down, but Soukhamthath doesn't jump on him. Perez landing outside leg kicks. Perez getting closer to landing his punches clean. Soukhamthath has slowed his output since dropping Perez. Another straight left puts Perez on his butt.
Soukhamthath defends a takedown attempt. Perez may have had a claim to that round if not for those two knockdowns.
Bleacher Report scores the round: 10-9 Soukhamthath.
The Main Card Is at the Top of the Hour
Alejandro Perez vs. Andre Soukhamthath gets the six-fight main card underway in just about 10 minutes time.
Honestly, Not a Bad Plan
Jack Hermansson def. Brad Scott by TKO at 3:50 of the first round.
A Whole Lot of Filler Coming Up
Brad Scott vs. Jack Hermansson: Round 1
Hermansson showing a lot of movement early. Hermansson takes Scott down. Scott starts to work on a triangle. Hermansson slips out and starts threatening the arm of Scott. He mounts. Scott gives up his back. Hermansson landing some quality ground and pound. Scott rolls back over to his back and eats big elbows. He's getting mauled.
Hermansson postures up. The referee begins to warn Scott, but he cannot do anything to avoid the punishment. The referee stops it.
Your Featured Prelim
Brad Scott vs. Jack Hermansson tops the preliminary card.
Dustin Ortiz def. Hector Sandoval by KO at 0:15 of the first round.