Marlon Moraes returned to the UFC Octagon friday night for UFC Fight Night 131 to take on Jimmie Rivera. The event took place on Friday, June 1, 2018, at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York. Rivera vs. Moraes featured 12 bouts, some were more exciting to watch than others.
UFC Fight Night 131 was headlined by a clash between Marlon Moraes and Jimmie Rivera, with Gregor Gillespie vs. Vinc Pichel serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Sijara Eubanks went to battle against Lauren Murphy. Let’s find out who won at the UFC Fight Night 131. View the full results for ‘Rivera vs. Moraes’-led fight card below.
UFC Fight Night 131: Rivera vs. Moraes
|June 1, 2018|
Adirondack Bank Center
|Utica, New York|
|Marlon Moraes vs. Jimmie Rivera|
|Gregor Gillespie vs. Vinc Pichel|
UFC Fight Night 131 was live 1,713 days days ago and was the 442nd event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC Fight Night 131
Below is the 12-fight order and UFC Fight Night 131 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Friday‘s event:
- Marlon Moraes defeated Jimmie Rivera via KO (Head Kick and Punches) (Round 1 / 0:33)
- Gregor Gillespie defeated Vinc Pichel by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) (Round 2 / 4:06)
- Walt Harris defeated Daniel Spitz by KO (Punches) (Round 2 / 4:59)
- Ben Saunders defeated Jake Ellenberger by KO (Knee to the Body) (Round 1 / 1:56)
- Julio Arce defeated Daniel Teymur by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 3 / 2:55)
- Sam Alvey defeated Gian Villante by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Sijara Eubanks defeated Lauren Murphy by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- David Teymur defeated Nik Lentz by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Belal Muhammad defeated Chance Rencountre by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Desmond Green defeated Gleison Tibau by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Nathaniel Wood defeated Johnny Eduardo by Submission (Brabo Choke) (Round 2 / 2:18)
- Jose Torres defeated Jarred Brooks by KO (Slam) (Round 2 / 2:55)
UFC Fight Night 131 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Jose Torres vs. Jarred Brooks
The UFC Fight Night 131 started with Jose Torres taking on Jarred Brooks. Jose Torres defeated Jarred Brooks in Round 2 at 2:55 by KO (Slam).
Nathaniel Wood vs. Johnny Eduardo
The second fight at UFC Fight Night 131 was Johnny Eduardo vs. Nathaniel Wood. Nathaniel Wood won in Round 2 at 2:18 by Submission (Brabo Choke).
Desmond Green vs. Gleison Tibau
The following bout was between Gleison Tibau and Desmond Green. Desmond Green beat Gleison Tibau by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Belal Muhammad vs. Chance Rencountre
In the fourth bout, Belal Muhammad defeated Chance Rencountre by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
David Teymur vs. Nik Lentz
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with David Teymur defeating Nik Lentz by Decision (Unanimous).
Sijara Eubanks vs. Lauren Murphy
In sixth fight of the night, Lauren Murphy lost to Sijara Eubanks at 5:00 of Round 3.
Sam Alvey vs. Gian Villante
Sam Alvey got the better of Gian Villante and won by Decision (Split) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Julio Arce vs. Daniel Teymur
The eight bout was between Daniel Teymur and Julio Arce. Julio Arce beat Daniel Teymur by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 2:55 of Round 3.
Ben Saunders vs. Jake Ellenberger
The ninth fight at UFC Fight Night 131 was Jake Ellenberger vs. Ben Saunders. Ben Saunders won in Round 1 at 1:56 by KO (Knee to the Body).
Walt Harris vs. Daniel Spitz
In the tenth bout, Walt Harris battled Daniel Spitz and took the win by KO (Punches) in Round 2 at 4:59.
Gregor Gillespie vs. Vinc Pichel
In the co-main event Gregor Gillespie defeated Vinc Pichel via Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) at 4:06 of Round 2; Todd Anderson was the third man in the cage.
Marlon Moraes vs. Jimmie Rivera
In the main event, referee Dan Miragliotta called an end to the bout at 0:33 of Round 1. Marlon Moraes defeated Jimmie Rivera by KO (Head Kick and Punches).