A first-round fence grab from Mayra Bueno Silva led to a majority draw against Montana De La Rosa at UFC Fight Night 186 on Saturday, Feb. 27.
Bueno Silva landed the heavier strikes forcing De La Rosa too wrestle aggressively. De La Rosa shot in for her second takedown of round one when Bueno Silva grabbed the cage to prevent herself from going to the mat. The referee immediately deducted a point from Bueno Silva.
The point deduction cost her late as two judges scored the bout 28-28 for a majority draw.
Montana De La Rosa vs. Mayra Bueno Silva Preview
The heavyweight division takes center stage for the second-straight week as Jairzinho Rozenstruik meets Cyril Gane at UFC Fight Night 186 on Saturday, Feb. 27.
In the co-main event, Nikita Krylov looks to crack the top-15 of light heavyweights when he fights No. 11 Magomed Ankalaev inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Halfway through the main card, women’s flyweights Montana De La Rosa faces Mayra Bueno Silva.
De La Rose is 1-2 in her last two appearances. She most recently dropped a unanimous decision loss to Viviane Araujo at UFC Fight Night 176 in September.
De La Rosa was slated to take on Taila Santos UFC Vegas 16 this past December, but someone in her camp tested positive for COVID-19.
A season 26 cast member of “The Ultimate Fighter, the 26-year-old is 4-2 inside the octagon with three submission wins.
Bueno Silva is 2-1 inside the octagon after earning a contract on Dana White’s Contender Series in August 2018. She most recently submitted Mara Borella in the first round at UFC Fight Night 178 last September.
Her only UFC defeat is a unanimous decision loss to Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 170 in March 2020. She tapped out Gillian Robertson with a first-round arm bar in her UFC debut back in September 2018.
Here is how the women’s flyweight bout between Montana De La Rosa and Mayra Bueno Silva went down at UFC Fight Night 186, including round-by-round scoring. For full event results, check them out right here.
Bueno Silva’s first round mistake costs her the win
De La Rosa gets off a few punches early. Bueno Silva gets the thai clinch and lands a knee. These two grapplers are not afraid to strike. Bueno Silva looks for the guillotine as De La Rosa clinches against the cage. De La Rosa scores the takedown. Bueno Silva gets to her feet immediately. De La Rosa still in on the leg. Bueno Silva peppering with short shots. Bueno Silva grabs the cage as De La Rosa goes for a takedown. The referee steps in immediately and takes a point away from Bueno Silva. De la Rosa lands a teap kick. De la Rosa lands a jab. Bueno Silva then eats a right hand. De La Rosa in the clinch. Bueno Silva lands two knees in tight quarters. De La Rosa still goes right back in for another takedown. De La Rosa pins Bueno Silva against the cage. Bueno Silva grabbed the fence again. De La Rosa ends round by holding Bueno Silva against the cage.
MyMMANews.com scores it 10-8 for De La Rosa
Bueno Silva tags De La Rosa early. Bueno Silva lands a right. De La Rosa shoots in for a takedown, but Bueno Silva counters and gets into the top position. Bueno Silva lands another right hand. Bueno Silva gets to her feet, but throws hammer fists down. De La Rosa gets to her feet. De La Rosa lands a side kick. Bueno Silva eats a jab. Bueno Silva is landing the heavier shots in round two. De La Rosa is throwing, but taking the bigger blows. De La Rosa scores a takedown. De La Rosa lands some ground and pound. The referee warns De La Rosa about shots to the back of the head. Bueno Siva defends the head and arm choke. De La Rosa ends the round in full mount. De La Rosa possibly stole the round.
MyMMANews.com scores it 20-17 for De La Rosa
FAST & FURIOUS.
— UFC (@ufc) February 28, 2021
Bueno Silva is defending the takedown from De La Rosa right away. Bueno Silva looks to sink in a choke from her feet. De La Rosa gets out. The two break and Bueno Silva lands heavy punches. De La Rosa is bleeding from her nose. De La Rosa is pinning Bueno Silva against the cage. Bueno Silva fending off another takedown. Bueno Silva still working her knees. De La Rosa returns short punches as she controls Bueno Silva against the cage. De La Rosa’s nose is welling. De La Rosa shoots for a takedown. De La Rosa ends the round on top.
MyMMANews.com scores it 10-9 Bueno Silva, 29-27
Official result: Mayra Bueno Silva and Montana De La Rosa ruled a majority draw [28-27, 28-28, 28-28]. One judge scored the bout 28-27 for Bueno Silva.
🖐 Majority Draw 🖐
— UFC (@ufc) February 28, 2021