The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to its home in Las Vegas with UFC Vegas 18. In the main event, former heavyweight title contender Alistair Overeem meets Alexander Volkov.
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar meets rising star Cory Sandhagen in the night’s co-main event while Ultimate Fighter winner Michael Johnson meets another long-time UFC vet, Clay Guida, in the event’s featured bout.
The UFC Apex hosts Saturday’s card which streams on ESPN+.
It took just 26-seconds for Ode Osbourne to finish Jerome Rivera in the opening bout of the night. With the victory, Osbourne improves to 9-3 and Rivera drops to 10-5.
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UFC Vegas 18 results below:
Main Card (8 p.m. ET, ESPN+)
Alexander Volkov defeated Alistair Overeem via TKO – Round 2, 2:06
Cory Sandhagen defeated Frankie Edgar via KO – Round 1, 0:28
Clay Guida defeated Michael Johnson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Alexandre Pantoja defeated Manel Kape via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Beneil Dariush defeated Diego Ferreira via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Danilo Marques defeated Mike Rodriguez via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:52
Preliminary Card (5 p.m. ET, ESPN+)
Devonte Smith defeated Justin Jaynes via TKO – Round 2, 3:38
Karol Rosa defeated Joselyne Edwards via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lara Procopio defeated Molly McCann via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-27, 29-28)
Seung Woo Choi defeated Youssef Zalal via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Timur Valiev defeated Martin Day via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)
Ode Osbourne defeated Jerome Rivera via KO – Round 1, 0:26