UFC 232 preliminary card results are underway as the Las Vegas-based promotion holds this latest event on television for fight fans around the world to watch the show.
It’s once again fight day here at LowKickMMA, and the talent on display tonight (Saturday, December 29, 2018) will come from in the form of UFC 232. Headlining the card are Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson, but there’s a whole bunch of great fights also taking place on the preliminary section of the card.
Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris in a heavyweight bout closes the preliminary card on FOX Sports 1. In round 1, Harris pushes Arlovski to the fence and lands some short knees before position is reversed. Harris misses on a head kick and they exchange some hard punches before circling again. Harris landing looping shots on Arlovski and he backs away to reset.In round 2, Andrei goes for an oblique kick and Harris is warned for an eye poke on the break. Action stops. Andrei is back on his feet and they’re back to the center. In round 3, Harris lands a hard punch to put Andrei on the fence, he manages to scramble away. But Harris stays on him and lands more punches. Harris coasts until the final bell where he got a lackluster decision win.
Cat Zingano vs. Megan Anderson is next in a women’s featherweight bout.
In the opening minute of the fight, Anderson threw a head kick that saw her toe go into the eye of Zingano, which led to her walking away but the referee didn’t step in and then Anderson blitzed her with strikes and that’s when the referee waved off the fight. Anderson got the win.
Douglas Silva de Andrade vs. Petr Yan is next in a bantamweight bout. In round 1, Silva throws a few hard body kicks but Yan barely reacts. He barely dodges a hard over hand from Silva. Silva sneaks in a hard front kick…Yan gets him against the fence, they manage a few more exhanges before Yan lands a TD and some strikes from the top. In round 2, Yan going for a front headlock against the fence and attempting a standing choke. Yan drags him to the ground and takes side control with Silva’s feet against the fence. Silva goes for another leg lock but Yan spins out and back to side control as he sets up a crucifix. The fight is stopped before the beginning of the 3rd round. Yan wins by TKO.
BJ Penn vs. Ryan Hall in a lightweight bout opens the FOX Sports 1 preliminary bouts. Hall misses on a spin kick combo and successfully rolls into a takedown. Hall quickly rolls into a heel hook and gets the tap.
Andre Ewell vs. Nathaniel Wood in a bantamweight bout finishes off the UFC Fight Pass preliminary card. In round 1, Ewell is back up but touches the ground again on a punch.
Uriah Hall vs. Bevon Lewis is next in a middleweight bout. In round 1, Hall lands a stiff jab and continues to back pedal, Lewis stalking forward but sits back as Hall misses a jumping spin kick. Hall starting to come forward a bit but not throwing much. Lewis misses on a head kick that goes over Hall. In round 2, Lewis aggressive again to start. Hall pumps a few jabs and they circle in the center. Lewis moves in and lands a hard right hand and a body kick to Hall. Hall responds with a spin kick to the body as they take the center again. Lewis lands an elbow as they break and are back to the moving. Lewis sneaks in a front kick. In round 3, Lewis drops levels for a body shot and eats a right hand that puts him to sleep.
Curtis Millender vs. Siyar Bahadurzada is next in a welterweight bout. In round 1, Millender is jabbing and keeping Siyar at bay, another head kick lands followed by another punch. Leg kick lands from Siyar close to the bell. In round 2, Siyar rocks Millenders head back, but he responds with an onslaught of head kicks and hard punches that bloody Siyar. Siyar frames on Millender and lands a few more strikes from the top to close out the round. In round 3, they slowed the pace but exchange power punches. Siyar is against the fence taking hard punches until he sneaks a takedown in and gets to top. Siyar can’t get another takedown and they are back to the center. Millender landing straight punches almost uncontested. The judges gave the win to Curtis Millender.
Opening the UFC Fight Pass prelims is Brian Kelleher vs. Montel Jackson in a bantamweight bout. In round 1, Jackson stuffs a takedown attempt and lands a short shot against the fence to drop Brian and land some ground and pound. Jackson sets up what looks like a d’arce choke and gets the tap after a brief struggle.
Here are the results:
Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1/8 PM ET)
Heavyweight Bout: Walt Harris defeats Andrei Arlovski by split decision (29-28 x2, 27-30)
Women’s Featherweight Bout: Megan Anderson def. Cat Zingano via TKO (eye injury) at 1:01 of R1
Bantamweight Bout: Petr Yan def. Douglas Silva de Andrade via TKO (corner stoppage) at 5:00 of round 2
Lightweight Bout: Ryan Hall def. BJ Penn by submission (heel hook) at 2:46 of Round 1
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass/6 PM ET)
Bantamweight Bout: Nathaniel Wood def. Andre Ewell via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:12 of R3
Middleweight Bout: Uriah Hall def. Bevon Lewis via KO (punch) at 1:32 of R3
Welterweight Bout: Curtis Millender def. Siyar Bahadurzada by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Bantamweight Bout: Montel Jackson def. Brian Kelleher by submission (D’arce choke) at 1:40 of Round 1