Stephen Thompson returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC on ESPN 42 to take on Kevin Holland. The event took place on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Thompson vs. Holland featured 14 bouts, some were more surprising to watch than others.
UFC on ESPN 42 was headlined by a scrap between Stephen Thompson and Kevin Holland, with Rafael dos Anjos vs. Bryan Barberena serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Angela Hill went to battle against Emily Ducote. Let’s find out who won at the UFC on ESPN 42. View the full results for ‘Thompson vs. Holland’-led fight card below.
|UFC on ESPN 42: Thompson vs. Holland|
|December 3, 2022|
|Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland|
|Rafael dos Anjos vs. Bryan Barberena|
UFC on ESPN 42 was live 67 days ago and was the 628th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC on ESPN 42
Below is the 14-fight order and UFC on ESPN 42 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Stephen Thompson defeated Kevin Holland via TKO (Corner Stoppage) (Round 4 / 5:00)
- Rafael dos Anjos defeated Bryan Barberena by Submission (Neck Crank) (Round 2 / 3:20)
- Matheus Nicolau defeated Matt Schnell via KO (Punches) (Round 2 / 1:44)
- Sergei Pavlovich defeated Tai Tuivasa by KO (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:54)
- Roman Dolidze defeated Jack Hermansson by TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 4:06)
- Eryk Anders defeated Kyle Daukaus by TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 2:45)
- Philip Rowe defeated Niko Price by TKO (Punches) (Round 3 / 3:26)
- Angela Hill defeated Emily Ducote by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Clay Guida defeated Scott Holtzman by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Michael Johnson defeated Marc Diakiese by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Jonathan Pearce defeated Darren Elkins by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Natan Levy defeated Genaro Valdez by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Francis Marshall defeated Marcelo Rojo by KO (Punches) (Round 2 / 1:14)
UFC on ESPN 42 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 42 payouts and bonuses.
Francis Marshall vs. Marcelo Rojo
The UFC on ESPN 42 began with Francis Marshall taking on Marcelo Rojo. Francis Marshall defeated Marcelo Rojo in Round 2 at 1:14 by KO (Punches).
Natan Levy vs. Genaro Valdez
The second fight at UFC on ESPN 42 was Genaro Valdez vs. Natan Levy. Natan Levy won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Jonathan Pearce vs. Darren Elkins
The following fight was between Darren Elkins and Jonathan Pearce. Jonathan Pearce beat Darren Elkins by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Michael Johnson vs. Marc Diakiese
In the fourth bout, Michael Johnson defeated Marc Diakiese by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Clay Guida vs. Scott Holtzman
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with Clay Guida defeating Scott Holtzman by Decision (Split).
Angela Hill vs. Emily Ducote
In the sixth fight of the night, Emily Ducote lost to Angela Hill at 5:00 of Round 3.
Philip Rowe vs. Niko Price
Philip Rowe got the better of Niko Price and won by TKO (Punches) in Round 3 at 3:26.
Eryk Anders vs. Kyle Daukaus
The eighth bout was between Kyle Daukaus and Eryk Anders. Eryk Anders beat Kyle Daukaus by TKO (Punches) at 2:45 of Round 2.
Roman Dolidze vs. Jack Hermansson
The ninth fight at UFC on ESPN 42 was Jack Hermansson vs. Roman Dolidze. Roman Dolidze won in Round 2 at 4:06 by TKO (Punches).
Sergei Pavlovich vs. Tai Tuivasa
In the tenth bout, Sergei Pavlovich battled Tai Tuivasa and took the win by KO (Punches) in Round 1 at 0:54.
Matheus Nicolau vs. Matt Schnell
Right before the co-main event, Matheus Nicolau prevailed over Matt Schnell. Matheus Nicolau won by KO (Punches) at 1:44 of Round 2.
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Bryan Barberena
In the co-main event, Rafael dos Anjos defeated Bryan Barberena via Submission (Neck Crank) at 3:20 of Round 2; Marc Goddard was the third man in the cage.
Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland
In the main event, referee Dan Miragliotta called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 4. Stephen Thompson defeated Kevin Holland by TKO (Corner Stoppage).
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