LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 205 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT).
UFC Fight Night 205 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The card streams on ESPN+.
In the main former women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade (22-9 MMA, 13-7 UFC) takes on Amanda Lemos (11-1-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC).
Follow along with our round-by-round updates and official results beginning at approximately 6 p.m. ET for the prelims on ESPN+ and 9 p.m. ET for the main card on ESPN and ESPN+.
To discuss the show, be sure to check out our UFC Fight Night 205 discussion thread. You can also get behind-the-scenes coverage and other event notes from on-site reporter Ken Hathaway (@kenshathaway) on Twitter.
Enjoy the fights, everyone.
Round 1 – A touch of gloves gets it started and Barry offers a kick to the body as the first strike. Another kick to the body misses from Barry. Jackson lands a kick to the body. Barry lunges forward with punches but Jackson evades. Barry charges forward again and lands a left, but Jackson circles away from the subsequent strikes. Barry continues to pick single punches that find the chin as they move about the cage. Jackson does his best to avoid multiple strikes from finding the target, but doesn’t land much in return. A spinning back kick from Barry goes south and the action is paused. After a brief recovery period, the fight continues. Barry keeps with the high pressure, landing kicks to the body and charging with punches. Jackson lands a leg kick but Barry responds with punches including an overhand right. Barry unleashes a flurry of strikes and clips Jackson on the chin. Jackson falls to the ground but is able to grab a hold and survive. Once back on the feet, Barry continues to unload strikes as Jackson covers up. During the moment, Barry rakes the right eye of Jackson and the action is paused for the foul. The doctor checks on Jackson. The fight is stopped and deemed a disqualification. Wow.
Result: Mike Jackson def. Dean Barry via disqualification (intentional foul) – Round 1, 3:52
Recap: Unlucky Mike Jackson takes spinning kick to groin, eye gouge in UFC return after 4 years – but at least he won
Photos: Mike Jackson vs. Dean Barry fight photos
Records: Dean Barry (4-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Mike Jackson (1-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC)
Referee: Chris Tognoni
Round 1 – A touch of gloves and they begin sizing each other up. Prachnio lands a light leg kick and Lins returns one of his own. Lins looks for a big overhand right but misses. They exchange a few leg kicks, then Prachnio goes to the body. Lins shoots in for a takedown and gets Prachnio to the ground against the fence. Lins tries to take the back, but Prachnio works back to his feet and separates. Single leg kicks are traded over the next half minute. Prachnio goes high with a kick as Lins offers a punch. Prachnio goes to the head kick again. Lins clinches and presses him against the fence. Prachnio breaks free and they return to the center. Kicks are exchanged. Lins charges forward with a combination of punches and they clinch again. Lins looks for the takedown but Prachnio defends nicely. The round ends in the clinch with Prachnio landing knees to the thigh. MMA Junkie scores the first round 10-9 for Prachnio.
Round 2 – The second round starts off with a flurry of punches from both. Lins unloads with strikes and Prachnio doesn’t back down. They clinch for a moment but when they separate, Lins puts together another crisp combo of punches. Prachnio is hurt. Lins lands another combo. Prachnio backs away to gather himself. Lins closes the distance but Prachnio lands a hard front kick to the body causing Lins to drop to a knee. Prachnio follows him and they clinch. Lins tries to get a takedown but Prachnio sprawls. They separate and Lins puts together more punches. Another clinch against the fence with Lins looking to bring the fight to the mat. Prachnio keeps it standing, reverses position against the cage, and begins to look for the takedown himself. It’s not there and they return to the center of the cage. Prachnio offers a pair of labored kicks Lins lands a couple of sharp combinations. He presses Prachnio against the cage again. A couple of short punches are landed. They break free once more and Lins lands a hard right hand at the horn. MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9 for Lins.
Round 3 – They touch gloves to start the final round and Lins lands a nice leg kick. Punches are offered but miss, and Lins gets a takedown. Prachnio gets back to his feet, but they remain clinched. Lins drops down and gets the double leg, putting Prachnio on his back. He doesn’t stay there long as he quickly gets back to his feet. Prachnio then lets his strikes fly for a moment, but Lins is able to avoid damage and get another takedown. Prachnio pushes off with his feet and gets back up. Lins lands a combination of punches and backs away as Prachnio answers. Lins has his hands low and Prachnio shoots in to clinch. They wrestle against the cage for a moment before returning to the center. Both are visibly exhausted. They begin to trade punches and kicks, but another clinch occurs. Lins finds the back of Prachnio, and lands a couple of knees to the high. Lins lifts for a slam, but the horn sounds, and the fight is over. MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9 for Lins, giving him the fight 29-28.
Result: Phillipe Lins def. Marcin Prachnio via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Photos: Philipe Lins vs. Marcin Prachnio fight photos
Records: Philipe Lins (15-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC), Marcin Prachnio (15-6 MMA, 2-4 UFC)
Division: Light heavyweight
Referee: Mark Smith
Judging: Eric Colon, Chris Lee, Tony Weeks all score Round 1 for Prachnio 10-9 and Round 2 and Round 3 as 10-9 for Lins.
Round 1 – They touch gloves and get right to the action. Elder charges forward looking to land strikes, but Parsons dips under and looks for a takedown. Parsons hangs on to Elder, who stays calm and slips out. They return to the feet am moment later. Elders lands a pair of kicks followed by a punch, but Parsons lands a nice left counter. Another punch from Parsons lands clean. They clinch and Parsons presses Elder against the cage with two underhooks. He tries to get the fight to the ground but Elder reverses and they return to trading strikes on the feet. Elder lands a body kick but eats a bight right hand from Parsons at the same time. Parsons is stalking now and the exchanges continue at a fast pace. Elder circles away to his left and Parsons shoots in for a well-timed takedown and puts his opponent on his back. With just over 30 seconds remaining, Parsons looks for the arm triangle submission, but Elder works free. Parsons gets the back as Elder rolls, but he turns again to put his back on the mat and Parsons goes for the arm triangle again as the round ends. MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9 for Parsons.
Round 2 – Parsons opens up the round with a nice right hand followed by a big lift and slam of Elder. Parsons begins working from guard early. He quickly takes mount and looks for the arm triangle again. Elder gets out but Parsons remains in full mount and lands a hard elbow. Elder is able to explode and get out of the position and they return to the feet. A kick to the body lands for Elder. Parsons lands a nice right hand. A head kick from Elder lands, but a moment later, Parsons shoots another beautiful takedown after a jab and gets the fight to the canvas again. Elder looks for the kimura but Parsons gets his arm back and gets back into full mount. Strikes from the top land for Parsons. Elder gives up his back and Parsons looks for the rear-naked choke. Elder is able to rotate and reverse position taking guard on top. However, Parsons quickly sweeps, gets back to full mount and locks in the arm triangle again. This one was deep, but somehow Elder escapes and immediately scrambles to take top position. Back to the feet now and they trade punches. Elder looks for a body kick but misses it and the round ends. MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9 for Parsons.
Round 3 – They touch gloves and get right back to trading strikes. Elder kicks to the body, Parsons lands punches, and then shoots for a takedown. Elder defends this one and they return to the center. Hard strikes are traded in the center. A spinning kick to the body just misses from Elder. He then charges forward with a right hand and a left. Parsons lands a knee up the middle. They continue to exchange and Parsons shoots in again. Another successful takedown is defended for Elder. A moment later it’s Elder who shoots in but gets reversed and Parsons ends up on top in half guard. Parsons looks for short strikes and the arm triangle. He takes mount a moment later, lands strikes, and then looks for the arm triangle, but yet again, it’s not there. More punches from the top land for Parsons. Elder rolls back and forth to avoid damage and nearly gets caught in a rear-naked choke. Parsons rains down strikes until the round and the fight ends. MMA Junkie scores the final round 10-8 for Parsons, giving him the fight 30-26.
Result: Preston Parsons def. Evan Elder via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Photos: Preston Parsons vs. Evan Elder fight photos
Records: Evan Elder (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Preston Parsons (10-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC)
Referee: Herb Dean
Judging: Ron McCarthy scores Round 1 and Round 2 as 10-9 for Elder with a 10-8 in Round 3; Rick Winter and Junichiro Kamijo score all rounds 10-9 for Elder
Round 1 – Aoriqileng and Else touch gloves to get this one started. Else presses forward and lands a low leg kick as the first strike. Aoriqileng returns a pair of his own. A hard two-punch combination lands for Aoriqileng. Else lands a punch and Aoriqileng responds with one of his own. Else clinches for the takedown but Aoriqileng reverses. Clinched against the cage, Aoriqileng lands a few short strikes before separating. Aoriqileng unloads heavy strikes and misses with a flying knee. They reset and Aoriqileng lands a beautiful left to the body. Else folds over and goes to the mat. Aoriqileng swarms as Else covers up. Aoriqileng doesn’t go too crazy and picks his shots well. The referee watches closely and finally stops it after Else could only cover up. What a performance by Aoriqileng.
Result: Aori Qileng def. Cameron Else via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:48
Photos: Aori Qileng vs. Cameron Else fight photos
Records: Cameron Else (10-6 MMA, 0-2 UFC), Aori Qileng (21-11 MMA, 1-2 UFC)
Referee: Keith Peterson
Round 1 – A touch of gloves and the feel-out process begins. Both men look to find the range but don’t throw any strikes for the first 40 seconds. Pedro lands a leg kick to open things here. Villanueva paws out the left jab but doesn’t commit. Pedro feints with the hands. Villanueva lands a quick kick to the legs. A front kick from Pedro goes south but Villanueva doesn’t want time. Pedro doubles up with quick left kicks, one to the legs and the second to the body. A sharp 1-2 from Pedro lands but following up, a knee lands flush to the groin of Villanueva and he doubles over in pain. Time is given to recover. They get back to it after Villanueva says he’s ready to go. Pedro stalks forward and Villanueva offers a quick combo. Pedro lands a leg kick to the left leg. Another lands a moment later and Villanueva doesn’t like it. Pedro lands another kick to the same spot and Villanueva is bothered by it. Villanueva circles away and tries to charge forward with punches, but Pedro evades. Another hard outside kick to the lead leg knocks Villanueva off his feet as his leg is shot. Pedro swarms with punches and referee Mark Smith calls a stop to the bout as Villanueva appears to go out. A near-flawless performance for Pedro in his return to action.
Result: Tyson Pedro def. Ike Villanueva via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:55
Recap: Emotional Tyson Pedro blasts Ike Villanueva in first fight since 2018
Photos: Tyson Pedro vs. Ike Villanueva fight photos
Records: Tyson Pedro (8-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC), Ike Villanueva (18-14 MMA, 1-5 UFC)
Division: Light heavyweight
Referee: Mark Smith
Round 1 – No glove touch and Grant opens up with left jabs. Grant presses forward and swings with two big punches that Khandozhko evades. They exchange punches in the center of the cage. Khandozhko throws quickly down the center and Grant responds with a right of his own. Khandozhko lands a beautiful combination that sits Grant down. He doesn’t follow and Grant gets back up quickly. Khandozhko stays calm and continues to look for openings. Grant is willing to trade still, and lands a nice combination. He cracks Khandozhko with a right hand a moment later. Khandozhko misses with a combo and Grant’s looping left hand catches air. A nice short hook lands for Grant as Khandozhko tried to land a punch. Khandozhko continues to press forward to lead the action as they continue to exchange punches. Khandozhko switches it up and lands a body kick. A moment later, Grant catches Khandozhko flush with a right hand and sits him down. Grant swarms but Khandozhko is able to grab on and keep a hold of Grant until the final seconds. Grant shakes free but doesn’t land before the horn sounds. MMA junkie scores the first round 10-9 for Grant.
Round 2 – They get right back to it and trade punches to start the round. Khandozhko lands a nice combination ending with a kick to the body. Grant swings with a big right but doesn’t land. Grant lands a big counter right as he catches a kick from Khandozhko. They go to the ground, but don’t stay there. Back on the feet, the punches continue to fly. Grant lands a nice right hand as Khandozhko stalks forward. Khandozhko then lands a right of his own. Grant rips a hard punch to the body. Khandozhko lands a left kick to the body before they exchange punches upstairs. A quick left jab lands for Grant and Khandozhko answers with one of his own. Grant ends a two punch combination with a hard left hand that gets Khandozhko to smile. A hard exchange follows, and Grant appears to have been stunned. A moment later Khandozhko puts together a sharp combination with a left to the body and a hard left hook that hurts Grant. The swarm is on as Grant drops to a knee and the referee stops the action. The celebration is on for Khandozhko.
Result: Sergey Khandozhko def. Dwight Grant via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:15
Photos: Sergey Khandozhko vs. Dwight Grant fight photos
Records: Dwight Grant (11-5 MMA, 3-4 UFC), Sergey Khandozhko (28-6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC)
Referee: Chris Tognoni
Round 1 – The pair met in the middle right after the opening and Barriault landed first with a hard right hand. They worked from the clinch, and Wright was the first to change levels off a takedown attempt. Wright scores a body lock takedown. They get into a scramble and Barriault latched on a tight guillotine choke! He flips Wright over into mount and forced the quick tap. The first career submission win for Barriault. Impressive stuff.
Result: Marc-Andre Barriault def. Jordan Wright via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:36
Photos: Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Jordan Wright fight photos
Records: Marc-Andre Barriault (14-5 MMA, 3-4 UFC), Jordan Wright (12-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC)
Division: 190-pound catchweight
Referee: Herb Dean
Round 1 – After a brief feeling out process to start the fight, Jourdain throws a low kick that’s caught by Vannata and turned into a slick takedown. Jourdain tries to get up, but Vannata spins and takes the back. Jourdain stays composed and stands up, launching a body kick at Vannata, who responds with a powerful uppercut. They exchange hard punches, with Vannata backing up opponent up with combinations. Jourdain answers with a straight punch that knocks an off-balance Vannata to his backside. They get into a grappling exchange. Jourdain chases a guillotine choke and has it locked it! Vannata briefly struggles, but he’s in a bad spot and is forced to tap out. Very nice finish for him.
Result: Charles Jourdain def. Lando Vannata via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:32
Recap: Charles Jourdain commits to one-armed guillotine, eventually taps Lando Vannata
Photos: Charles Jourdain vs. Lando Vannata fight photos
Records: Charles Jourdain (13-4-1 MMA, 4-3-1 UFC), Lando Vannata (12-6-2 MMA, 4-6-2 UFC)
Referee: Keith Peterson
Round 1 – Barber ducks under an early combination from De La Rosa and pushes her against the fence. She attempts a takedown but is reversed. De La Rosa briefly has top position, but Barber scrambles back to her feet. De La Rosa clinches up and pushes Barber against the fence, fighting for a takedown before she’s switched. Both women are fighting hard to get a takedown but it’s a stalemate of sort. Barber breaks, backs off and lands a combination including a hard elbow that gets De La Rosa’s attention. Barber lands more good shots against the fence in the clinch down the stretch to secure the round. MMA Junkie scores it 10-9 for Barber.
Round 2 – The action immediately goes back into a clinch battle near the fence, with Barber and De La Rosa jockeying for the under hooks to maintain control of the position. De La Rosa works for a takedown and is able to jump over to the back of Barber as they spill to the canvas. Barber exercises great caution to try to slip out, but De La Rosa works to transition into an armbar. Barber escapes the danger and gets on top, where she lands some shot ground-and-pound punches and elbows. Barber overcommits on a strike and allows De La Rosa to scramble and end the round on top. Super, super close round, but MMA Junkie scores it 10-9 for De La Rosa.
Round 3 – The fight predictably goes into the clinch within the first 30 seconds of the round getting its start. De La Rosa briefly has control, but Barber manages to take control and land some good punches as De La Rosa hangs on to her. De La Rosa looks to be fatiguing, and Barber is landing consistent, short punches while maintaining control in the clinch position against the fence. Barber has fond her path to success and victory at this point, and she keeps riding it out down the final minutes of the feet. De La Rosa has no answers in the final round, and as a result it’s the most convincing round of the entire fight in Barber’s favor. MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9 for Barber, giving her a 29-28 victory on our scorecard.
Result: Maycee Barber def. Montana De La Rosa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Recap: Maycee Barber grinds out decision win against Montana De La Rosa
Photos: Maycee Barber vs. Montana De La Rosa fight photos
Records: Maycee Barber (10-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC), Montana De La Rosa (12-7-1 MMA, 5-3-1 UFC)
Division: Women’s flyweight
Referee: Chris Tognoni
Judging: All three judges score every round 10-9 for Barber
Round 1 – Guida wastes no time pushing into the grappling range and Puelles is happy to go to the ground as he works for an omoplata, then a triangle choke then an armbar. Guida stays composed and survives the initial submission onslaught, but he’s not free of danger. Guida gets free and tries to strike, but Puelles quickly transitions into his signature kneebar and forces the submission! His third kneebar submission in UFC competition, a company record. What a submission threat this man is. Unreal.
Result: Claudio Puelles def. Clay Guida via submission (kneebar) – Round 1, 3:01
Recap: Claudio Puelles wins fifth straight with slick kneebar submission of Clay Guida
Photos: Claudio Puelles vs. Clay Guida fight photos
Records: Claudio Puelles (11-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC), Clay Guida (37-22-1 MMA, 17-16 UFC)
Referee: Herb Dean
Round 1 – Lemos opens the fight with a pair of crisp jabs followed by a leg kick. Andrade is showing some uncharacteristic patience to begin the bout, and the first strike attempt is a leg kick that misses. Lemos is mixing up the punches and kicks and trying to use the height and reach advantage in her favor. She lands another powerful leg kick that Andrade does not enjoy taking. Andrade ducks under a punch and forces her way into the clinch and goes for a standing arm-triangle choke against the fence. It’s in deep and she forces the tap from a standing position! Unreal stuff. She ties Amanda Nunes for the most wins in women’s UFC history with 14. Wow.
Result: Jessica Andrade def. Amanda Lemos via submission (standing arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:13
Recap: Jessica Andrade taps Amanda Lemos with first standing arm-triangle in UFC history
Photos: Jessica Andrade vs. Amanda Lemos fight photos
Records: Jessica Andrade (23-9 MMA, 14-7 UFC), Amanda Lemos (11-2-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC)
Division: Women’s strawweight
Referee: Keith Peterson
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