UFC Fight Night 121 takes place Sunday (but airs live on Saturday in North America due to the time difference) at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, and it airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
The event took place at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia. Yesterday, four fighters missed weight for tonight’s fights.
Belal Muhammad called out Colby Covington after a split decision win over Tim Means. Muhammad called Covington a “coward” and said “if I see you on the streets, you are going to the ICU.”
Elias Theodorou defeated Daniel Kelly in a hard fought three round battle between two former Ultimate Fighter Nations competitors.
Nik Lentz was busted open by former teammate and Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks. Brooks was getting the better of Lentz on the feet when the fight went to the ground Lentz forced an immediate tap from a guillotine choke.
Australia’s Tai Tuivasa made a statement in his UFC debut with a flying knee knockout win over Rashad Coulter.
Frank Camacho defeated Damien Brown in a very close split decision all out war. This fight was absolutely bananas. A complete back and forth bloody brawl. the entire Arena was on their fight as the fight concluded.
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 121 RESULTS:
MAIN CARD (FS1, 10 p.m. ET)
Fabricio Werdum defeated Marcin Tybura via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46)
Jessica-Rose Clark defeated Bec Rawlings via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Belal Muhammad defeated Tim Means via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jake Matthews defeated Bojan Velickovic via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Elias Theodorou defeated Daniel Kelly via unanimous decision (30-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Alex Volkanovski defeated Shane Young via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 8 p.m. ET)
Ryan Benoit defeated Ashkan Mokhtarian via knockout (head kick) – Round 3, 2:38
Nik Lentz defeated Will Brooks via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 2:05
Tai Tuivasa defeated Rashad Coulter via KO – Round 1, 4:35
Frank Camacho defeated Damien Brown via split decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)
Nadia Kassem defeated Alex Chambers via unanimous decision (29-28, 28-27, 28-27)
Eric Shelton defeated Jenel Lausa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-25)
Adam Wieczorek def. Anthony Hamilton via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)