Glover Teixeira returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC on ESPN 17 to take on Thiago Santos. The event took place on Saturday, November 7, 2020, at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Santos vs. Teixeira featured 10 bouts, some were more exciting to watch than others.
UFC on ESPN 17 was headlined by a scrap between Glover Teixeira and Thiago Santos, with Andrei Arlovski vs. Tanner Boser serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Xiaonan Yan went to war against Claudia Gadelha. Let’s find out who won at the UFC on ESPN 17. View the full results for ‘Santos vs. Teixeira’-led fight card below.
UFC on ESPN 17: Santos vs. Teixeira
|November 7, 2020|
UFC APEX facility
|Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Glover Teixeira vs. Thiago Santos|
|Andrei Arlovski vs. Tanner Boser|
UFC on ESPN 17 was live 157 days days ago and was the 539th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC on ESPN 17
Below is the 10-fight order and UFC on ESPN 17 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Glover Teixeira defeated Thiago Santos via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 3 / 1:49)
- Andrei Arlovski defeated Tanner Boser by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
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- Raoni Barcelos defeated Khalid Taha by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Giga Chikadze defeated James Krause-Simmons by TKO (Head Kick and Punches) (Round 1 / 3:51)
- Xiaonan Yan defeated Claudia Gadelha by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Trevin Giles defeated Bevon Lewis by TKO (Punches) (Round 3 / 1:26)
- Alexander Romanov defeated Marcos Rogerio de Lima by Technical Submission (Forearm Choke) (Round 1 / 4:48)
- Darren Elkins defeated Luiz Eduardo Garagorri by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 3 / 2:22)
- Max Griffin defeated Ramiz Brahimaj by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) (Round 3 / 2:03)
- Gustavo Lopez defeated Anthony Birchak by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 1 / 2:43)
UFC on ESPN 17 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event. Be sure to check out UFC on ESPN 17 payouts and bonuses.
Gustavo Lopez vs. Anthony Birchak
The UFC on ESPN 17 began with Gustavo Lopez taking on Anthony Birchak. Gustavo Lopez defeated Anthony Birchak in Round 1 at 2:43 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
Max Griffin vs. Ramiz Brahimaj
The second fight at UFC on ESPN 17 was Ramiz Brahimaj vs. Max Griffin. Max Griffin won in Round 3 at 2:03 by TKO (Doctor Stoppage).
Darren Elkins vs. Luiz Eduardo Garagorri
The following fight was between Luiz Eduardo Garagorri and Darren Elkins. Darren Elkins beat Luiz Eduardo Garagorri by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) in Round 3 at 2:22.
Alexander Romanov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
In the fourth bout, Alexander Romanov defeated Marcos Rogerio de Lima by Technical Submission (Forearm Choke) at 4:48 of Round 1.
Trevin Giles vs. Bevon Lewis
The fifth bout ended at 1:26 of Round 3 with Trevin Giles defeating Bevon Lewis by TKO (Punches).
Xiaonan Yan vs. Claudia Gadelha
In sixth fight of the night, Claudia Gadelha lost to Xiaonan Yan at 5:00 of Round 3.
Giga Chikadze vs. James Krause-Simmons
Giga Chikadze got the better of James Krause-Simmons and won by TKO (Head Kick and Punches) in Round 1 at 3:51.
Raoni Barcelos vs. Khalid Taha
The eight bout was between Khalid Taha and Raoni Barcelos. Raoni Barcelos beat Khalid Taha by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
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Andrei Arlovski vs. Tanner Boser
In the co-main event Andrei Arlovski defeated Tanner Boser via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3; Mark Smith was the third man in the cage.
Glover Teixeira vs. Thiago Santos
In the main event, referee Herb Dean called an end to the bout at 1:49 of Round 3. Glover Teixeira defeated Thiago Santos by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
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