The octagon returns to the great state of Texas this evening for UFC San Antonio, a televised event headlined by a welterweight fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Leon Edwards.
Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos (29-11 MMA) returned to the win column in May, scoring a submission victory over Kevin Lee at UFC Rochester. ‘RDA’ has gone 4-2 since making the jump to welterweight.
Meanwhile, Leon Edwards (17-3 MMA) will enter tonight’s UFC San Antonio main event on a seven-fight win streak, his latest being a split decision victory over Gunnar Nelson.
Tonight’s co-headliner features a heavyweight bout between Aleksei Oleinik and Walt Harris.
‘The Big Ticket’, Harris (12-7 MMA), will enter tonight’s contest looking to build on the momentum of his first round knockout victory over Sergey Spivak at UFC Ottawa.
As for ‘The Boa Constrictor’, Oleinik (57-12-1 MMA) is looking to rebound after having his two-fight winning streak snapped by Alistair Overeem at April’s UFC Saint Petersburg event.
UFC San Antonio also features a heavyweight bout between former Contender Series standout Juan Adams and former NFL defensive end Greg Hardy.
Get all of tonight’s live results and highlights below:
UFC San Antonio Main Card (9pm est)
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Leon Edwards – Edwards def. dos Anjos via unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46 x2)
Walt Harris vs. Aleksei Oleinik – Harris def. Oleinik via KO at :11 of Round 1
Juan Adams vs. Greg Hardy – Hardy def. Adams via TKO at :45 of Round 1
Dan Hooker vs. James Vick – Hooker def. Vick via KO in Round 1
Alexander Hernandez vs. Francisco Trinaldo – Hernandez def. Trinaldo via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Andrei Arlovski vs. Ben Rothwell – Arlovski def. Rothwell via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
UFC San Antonio Prelims (6pm est)
Alex Caceres vs. Steven Peterson – Caceres def. Peterson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Irene Aldana vs. Raquel Pennington – Pennington def. Aldana via split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Klidson Abreu vs. Sam Alvey – Abreu def. Alvey via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Jennifer Maia – Maia def. Modafferi via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Ray Borg vs. Gabriel Silva – Borg def. Silva via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Mario Bautista vs. Jin Soo Son – Bautista def. Son via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Felipe Colares vs. Domingo Pilarte – Colares def. Pilarte via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
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This article first appeared on BJPENN.com July 20, 2019