On Saturday, Nov. 28, the UFC hosted its 18th broadcast on ESPN from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The event once again featured no fans in attendance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The event was slated to be headlined by heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes and former title challenger Derrick Lewis. However, Blaydes tested positive for COVID-19 and the bout was scrapped just before weigh-ins began.
As a result of the change, the light heavyweight match-up between former title challenger Anthony Smith and Devin Clark moved into the night’s top billing.
The event kicked off with a preliminary-card stream on ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET. The night’s main card followed at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Anthony Smith def. Devin Clark by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 2:34
Miguel Baeza def. Takashi Sato by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 2, 4:28
Parker Porter def. Josh Parisian by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)
Bill Algeo def. Spike Carlyle by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Norma Dumont def. Ashlee Evans-Smith by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Jonathan Pearce def. Kai Kamaka III by TKO (punches). Round 2, 4:28
Anderson dos Santos def. Martin Day by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 4:35
Gina Mazany def. Rachael Ostovich by TKO (body kick). Round 3, 4:10
Su Mudaerji def. Malcolm Gordon by knockout (punches). Round 1, 0.44
Nate Maness def. Luke Sanders by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:29
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