Here at All Everything Entertainment, we bring to you, your UFC Fight Night 161 results. It was live on ESPN+. The event was held at the Amalie Arena, from Tampa, Florida.
Our main event saw Joanna Jerdrzejczyk vs. Michelle Waterson in women’s strawweight action. Jedrzejczyk comes out aggressive throwing strikes, she really looks confident. Waterson goes for a takedown attempt, but JJ fights her way out of it. Jerdrzejczyk backs her into the cage. JJ gets those elbows going, and that’s in Rd 1, 10-9 Jedrzejczyk. In Rd 2, they would trade kicks, Waterson would start to bleed from her nose. Jedrzejczyk with a hard kick but the Karate Hottie would connect with a body kick of her own. JJ connects with a vicious kick to her mouth. 10- 9 Jedrzejczyk. The fight would go on like this all the way through round 5. Joanna dominated the fight and gets the win via unanimous decision. It was fantastic to see Joanna back with her confidence back. Joanna Jerdrzejczyk def. Michelle Waterson by unanimous decision.
In the co-main event in a Featherweight Matchup, Cub Swanson would fight Kron Gracie. Gracie with that kick/ stomp game would go after Swanson. Kron hits a nasty jab on Cub. Cub would follow with a big body kick. Round 2 starts with Cub coming in with a jab, Kron counters it with a left. Gracie tries to get on top of Cub but is unable to. A right by Cub, Gracie lands some uppercuts, Kron lands a jab and punches Cub behind his ear. They punch to the bell. Much of the same in round 3. Swanson wins by unanimous decision 30-27.
In a Welterweight showdown, Niko Price and James Vick would throw down. Price was swinging heavy hands in the early moments. Price would nail a kick and knock Vick to the ground. He mounts Vick, Price is on the attack. But Vick makes a comeback, mounting Price. But out of nowhere Price hits Vick with an unbelievable front upkick that you could hear three miles away for the win. Niko Price def. James Vick by Ko with 44 seconds in Round 1.
LISTEN TO THAT KICK!!!!
The Rest of the Card
- Women’s Strawweight Amanda Ribas def. Mackenzie Dern By decision.
- Lightweight Matt Frevola def. Luis Pena by decision.
- Middleweight Eryk Anders def.Gerald Meerschaert by decision.
- Women’s Flyweight JJ Aldrich def. Lauren Mueller by decision.
- Middleweight Marvin Vettori def. Andrew Sanchez by decision.
- Welterweight Miguel Baeza def. Hector Aldana by KO in R2 2:32
- Bantamweight Marlon Vera def. Andre Ewell by KO in R3 at 3:17.
- Flyweight Deiveson Figueiredo def. Tim Elliott by submission in R1 at 3:08.
- Welterweight Alex Morono def. Max Griffin by decision.
- Lightweight Mike Davis def. Thomas Gifford by KO in R3 at 04:45.
- Light Heavyweight Ryan Spann def. Devin Clark by Submission in Rd 2 at 02:01.
UFC Fight Night 161 was a lot of fun. It was great to see Joanna get a win. Hopefully, this elevates her back into the title picture.