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Results of UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs St. Preux

Sudhir Bose
682   //    09 Aug 2015, 12:13 IST

UFC Fight Night 73 from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Ovince St.Preux. The showcase fight was decisive in determining a possible future contender for Daniel Cormier’s title. Up-and-coming lightweight Michael Johnson faces expert grappler Beneil Dariush in the penultimate fight.

Former women’s bantamweight title challenger and Olympic silver medallist Sara McMann, flyweight star Dustin Ortiz and exciting middleweight Derek Brunson were part of the fight card.

UFC Fight Nigh73 also featured must-see talents such as Uriah Hall, Sam Alvey and women’s bantamweight standout Amanda Nunes. Here are the results of the event :

UFC Fight Pass Prelims:

- Scott Holtzman def. Anthony Christodoulou via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:40 of the third round (Lightweight)

- Marlon Vera def. Roman Salazar via submission (triangle choke) at 2:15 of the second round (Bantamweight)

- Jonathan Wilson def. Chris Dempsey via KO, 50 seconds into the first round (Light heavyweight)

Fox Sports 2 Prelims:

- Frankie Saenz def. Sirwan Kakai via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27) (Bantamweight)

- Dustin Ortiz def. Willie Gates via TKO at 2:58 of the third round (Flyweight)

- Chris Camozzi def. Tom Watson via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 29-27) (Middleweight)

- Uriah Hall def. Oluwale Bamgbose via TKO at 2:32 of the first round (Middleweight)

Main Card on Fox Sports 1:

 - Glover Teixeira def. Ovince Saint Preux submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:10 of the third round (Light heavyweight)

- Beneil Dariush def. Michael Johnson  split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) (Lightweight)

- Derek Brunson def. Sam Alvey TKO (punches) at 2:19 of the first round (Middlweight)

- Jared Rosholt def. Timothy Johnson unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) (Heavyweight)

- Amanda Nunes def. Sara McMann submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:53 of the first round (Women’s Bantamweight)

- Ray Borg def. Geane Herrera unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) (Flyweight)

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Sudhir Bose
A blind disciple of the savage science that is combat sports. Basketball's a lesser vice. Sworn enemy of Warriors' neophytes, not the Warriors themselves. I mean, could you be?
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