On Saturday, Aug. 1, the UFC returned to the Apex in Las Vegas for its 31st event on ESPN+. The event once again featured no fans in attendance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the night’s main event, veteran middleweight Derek Brunson collided with undefeated Edmen Shahbazyan. Brunson had bounced back from a loss to current champion Israel Adesanya with a pair of decision victories. The 22-year-old Shahbazyan made his fifth UFC appearance, having scored three straight stoppages.

The co-main event took place in the women’s flyweight division as top contender Joanne Calderwood took on former Invicta FC champion Jennifer Maia.


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Maia tapped out Calderwood early, and Brunson upset Shahbazyan with a dominant TKO early in the third round.

Check below for full results.

FULL RESULTS
Derek Brunson def. Edmen Shahbazyan by TKO (punches). Round 3, 0:26
Jennifer Maia def. Joanne Calderwood by submission (armbar). Round 1, 4:29
Vicente Luque def. Randy Brown by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 4:56
Bobby Green def. Lando Vannata by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Jonathan Martinez def. Frankie Saenz by TKO (strikes). Round 3, 0:57
Nathan Maness def. Johnny Munoz by unanimous decision (29-27 x3)
Jamall Emmers def. Vincent Cachero by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Chris Gutierrez vs. Cody Durden ruled a unanimous draw (28-28 x3)