UFC Vegas 42: ‘Holloway vs. Rodriguez’ Live Results and Highlights

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The Octagon returns to Nevada for today’s UFC Vegas 42 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez.

Holloway (22-6 MMA) is returning to action for the first time since laying a beating on Calvin Kattar back in January. The former UFC featherweight champion has gone 2-3 over his past five fights overall.

Meanwhile, Yair Rodriguez (13-2 MMA) will be ending a two-year hiatus at UFC Vegas 42. ‘El Pantera’ last competed in October of 2019, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over veteran Jeremy Stephens.

Today’s UFC Vegas 42 event is co-headlined by a heavyweight bout featuring Ben Rothwell taking on Marcos Rogério de Lima.

Ben Rothwell, UFC Vegas 27
Ben Rothwell, UFC Vegas 27

Rothwell (39-13 MMA) most recently competed back in May, where he scored a submission victory over Chris Barnett. ‘Big Ben’ has gone 3-1 over his past four Octagon appearances prior to today’s event.

As for Marcos Rogério de Lima (18-7-1 MMA), the Brazilian heavyweight last competed in May, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over Maurice Greene.

Get all of today’s live results and highlights below (refresh for updates):

UFC Vegas 42 Main card (ESPN+, 4pm EST)

Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodríguez – Holloway def. Rodriguez by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47 x2)

Ben Rothwell vs. Marcos Rogério de Lima – Rogério de Lima def. Rothwell via TKO at 0:32 of Round 1

Felicia Spencer vs. Leah Letson – Spencer def. Letson via TKO (ground and pound) at 4:25 of Round 3

Miguel Baeza vs. Khaos Williams – Williams def. Baeza via KO (punch) at 1:02 of Round 3

Song Yadong vs. Julio Arce – Yadong def. Arce via KO at 1:35 of Round 2

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UFC Vegas 42 Prelims (ESPN+, 1pm EST)

Thiago Moisés vs. Joel Álvarez – Alvarez def. Moises via TKO at 3:01 of Round 1

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Cynthia Calvillo vs. Andrea Lee – Lee def Calvillo via TKO (damage) at 5:00 of Round 2

Sean Woodson vs. Collin Anglin – Woodson def. Anglin via TKO (body shot) at 4:30 of Round 1

Cortney Casey vs. Liana Jojua – Casey def. Jojua by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

Marc Diakiese vs. Rafael Alves – Alves def. Diakiese via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:48 of Round 1

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Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Da Un Jung – Jung def. Nzechukwu via KO (elbows) at 3:04 of Round 1

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