The UFC returns to the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, November 7 with UFC Vegas 13.
The main event features a fight between former light heavyweight title contenders Thiago Santos (21-7) and Glover Teixeira (31-7).
Thiago Santos has not fought since July of 2019 when he suffered a split decision loss to Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title. Santos was severely injured as a result of that contest and required surgery on both of his knees. Now almost a year and a half later, he returns against a very dangerous striker in Glover Teixeira.
Teixeira is coming off a fifth round stoppage of Anthony Smith back in May, bringing his current win streak to four. His last loss came by way of decision to Corey Anderson who now competes in Bellator, most recently getting a win in Thursday night’s Bellator 251 main event.
The weigh-ins take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas beginning at noon ET on Friday. The same venue hosts Saturday’s card, which streams on ESPN+.
UFC Vegas 13 results below:
MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET)
Glover Teixeira defetaed Thiago Santos via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 1:49
Andrei Arlovski defeated Tanner Boser via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Raoni Barcelos defeated Khalid Taha via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Giga Chikadze defeated Jamey Simmons via TKO – Round 1, 3:51
Yan Xiaonan Yan Xiaonan defeated Claudia Gadelha via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 7:30 p.m. ET)
Trevin Giles defeated Bevon Lewis via TKO – Round 3, 1:26
Alexandr Romanov defeated Marcos Rogerio De Lima via submission (forearm choke) Round 1, – 4:48
Darren Elkins defeated Eduardo Garagorri via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 2:20
Max Griffin defeated Ramiz Brahimaj via TKO – Round 2, 2:03
Gustavo Lopez defeated Anthony Birchak via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:43
Brendan Allen vs. Ian Heinisch – fight canceled after positive COVID test (Heinisch camp)
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