Derek Brunson returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC on ESPN 21 to take on Kevin Holland. The event took place on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Brunson vs. Holland featured 10 bouts, some were more surprising to watch than others.
UFC on ESPN 21 was headlined by a battle between Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland, with Max Griffin vs. Kenan Song serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Tai Tuivasa went to war against Harry Hunsucker. Let’s find out who won at the UFC on ESPN 21. View the full results for ‘Brunson vs. Holland’-led fight card below.
UFC on ESPN 21: Brunson vs. Holland
|March 20, 2021|
UFC APEX facility
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Derek Brunson vs. Kevin Holland|
|Max Griffin vs. Kenan Song|
UFC on ESPN 21 was live 24 days ago and was the 555th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC on ESPN 21
Below is the 10-fight order and UFC on ESPN 21 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Derek Brunson defeated Kevin Holland via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Max Griffin defeated Kenan Song by KO (Punches) (Round 1 / 2:20)
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- Montserrat Ruiz defeated Cheyanne Buys by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Adrian Yanez defeated Gustavo Lopez by KO (Punch) (Round 3 / 0:27)
- Tai Tuivasa defeated Harry Hunsucker by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:49)
- Macy Chiasson defeated Marion Reneau by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Grant Dawson defeated Leonardo Santos by KO (Punches) (Round 3 / 4:59)
- Trevin Giles defeated Roman Dolidze by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Montel Jackson defeated Jesse Strader by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 1:58)
- Bruno Silva defeated J.P. Buys by TKO (Punch) (Round 2 / 2:56)
UFC on ESPN 21 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 21 payouts and bonuses.
Bruno Silva vs. J.P. Buys
The UFC on ESPN 21 started with Bruno Silva taking on J.P. Buys. Bruno Silva defeated J.P. Buys in Round 2 at 2:56 by TKO (Punch).
Montel Jackson vs. Jesse Strader
The second fight at UFC on ESPN 21 was Jesse Strader vs. Montel Jackson. Montel Jackson won in Round 1 at 1:58 by TKO (Punches).
Trevin Giles vs. Roman Dolidze
The following fight was between Roman Dolidze and Trevin Giles. Trevin Giles beat Roman Dolidze by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Grant Dawson vs. Leonardo Santos
In the fourth bout, Grant Dawson defeated Leonardo Santos by KO (Punches) at 4:59 of Round 3.
Macy Chiasson vs. Marion Reneau
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with Macy Chiasson defeating Marion Reneau by Decision (Unanimous).
Tai Tuivasa vs. Harry Hunsucker
In sixth fight of the night, Harry Hunsucker lost to Tai Tuivasa at 0:49 of Round 1.
Adrian Yanez vs. Gustavo Lopez
Adrian Yanez got the better of Gustavo Lopez and won by KO (Punch) in Round 3 at 0:27.
Montserrat Ruiz vs. Cheyanne Buys
The eight bout was between Cheyanne Buys and Montserrat Ruiz. Montserrat Ruiz beat Cheyanne Buys by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
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Max Griffin vs. Kenan Song
In the co-main event Max Griffin defeated Kenan Song via KO (Punches) at 2:20 of Round 1; Keith Peterson was the third man in the cage.
Derek Brunson vs. Kevin Holland
In the main event, referee Herb Dean called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 5. Derek Brunson defeated Kevin Holland by Decision (Unanimous).
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