The UFC remains in Las Vegas, Nevada for the third-straight week tonight, Saturday, June 13.
UFC on ESPN 10 takes place inside the UFC Apex and is headlined by a women’s flyweight bout between Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo. The co-main event features a middleweight clash between Karl Roberson and Marvin Vettori.
Continuing main card action is a lightweight bout between Charles Rosa and Kevin Aguilar.
Rosa is quite familiar with fighting during quarantine. He suffered a unanimous decision loss to Bryce Mitchell at UFC 249, May 9. It marked the promotion’s first event back during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Before suffering his fourth octagon defeat, Rosa submitted Manny Bermudez by first-round arm-bar at UFC on ESPN 6 in October 2019. Rosa is moving up to lightweight to face Aguilar.
Aguilar is coming off of two-straight losses to Zubaira Tukhugov and Dan Ige inside the octagon. He rattled off back-to-back UFC wins against Enrique Barzola and Rick Glenn before the skid.
Here is how the lightweight bout between Charles Rosa and Kevin Aguilar went down at UFC on ESPN 11, including round-by-round scoring. For full results of the event, check them out right here.
They meet in the center, both waiting patiently. Rosa kicks and falls. Rosa throws another leg kick and falls to his butt. Rosa gets back up. Rosa lands an inside leg kick. Aguilar is in the center. Aguilar comes and lands. Rosa lands another outside leg kick. Rosa throws a body kick, blocked by Aguilar. Aguilar lands a left jab coming forward. Rosa continues with leg kicks. Aguilar lands another jab. Rosa lands a jab. Rosa lands another leg kick. Aguilar comes in, lands a straight right to the body. Aguilar lands another right hand. Rosa misses with a left hand. Aguilar lands a right hand. Aguilar finding a home with a jab. Rosa has a cut under his right eye. Aguilar works a jab and Rosa shoots for takedown. Aguilar fights of the takedown and they are back on their feet. Aguilar lands a counter right.
MyMMANews.com scores it 10-9 for Aguilar
Aguilar lands a left hand shortly after the start. Rosa fakes a right and lands an outside leg kick. Aguilar lets his hands go and backs Rosa up. Rosa misses a side kick and Aguilar counters. Aguilar throws a super punch. Rosa’s face shows some redness. Rosa eats a right hand. Aguilar counters a right lag kick as Rosa tries to close the distance. Rosa lands another outside leg kick. Both guys trading. Rosa lands a left hand as he goes in and out. Rosa lands a kick to the body. Aguilar lands another left hand. Both men switching stances, staying active. Aguilar works another jab and counters a kick. Aguilar goes for a kick misses. Aguilar catches a kick from Rosa. Rosa lands a left cross. Rosa works jab and Aguilar slips the punch. Rosa lands a kick to the body. Rosa faints and lands a kick to the body. Rosa lands a left hand. Aguilar throws leg kicks and Rosa counters. Aguilar lets his hands go and Rosa is bleeding from his forehead.
MyMMANews.com scores it 10-9 for Rosa, 19-19
Both men trading early in the third. Aguilar lands the jab. Aguilar lands a leg kick as Rosa comes in for a jab. Aguilar counters as Rosa comes in again. Rosa lands a side kick, but is countered by punches again from Aguilar. Aguilar takes a calf kick from Rosa. Rosa lands another leg kick. Rosa lands a jab. Rosa lands a kick to the body. Rosa lands an inside leg kick. Rosa very active with leg kicks. Rosa lands a jab as Aguilar comes forward. Aguilar misses as he swings for the fences. Rosa lands a left cross. Aguilar shoots for a takedown, Rosa stuffs it. Rosa comes in and Aguilar throws a looping right hook. Rosa lands a right and then comes back with a kick to the body. Rosa lands a jab.
MyMMANews.com scores it 10-9 for Rosa, 29-28
Official result: Charles Rosa def. Kevin Aguilar via split decision [28-29, 29-28, 29-28]
Connor Northrup once covered municipal meetings and promised himself never again. He is now combining his passion for Mixed Martial Arts and reporting all into one.