UFC on ESPN Plus 19 took place Saturday, October 12, 2019 in Tampa, Florida. The card was headlined by a strawweight fight between former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Michelle Waterson.
Closing odds are courtesy of BetDSI. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.
Favorites that Won
Joanna Jedrzejczyk dominated all five rounds landing over 200 strikes to defeat Michelle Waterson by decision in a clash of top ten strawweights. Jedrzejczyk closed -330 while Waterson closed +270
Off his back, Niko Price landing a stunning upkick in which he struck James Vick flush with his heel to his opponent’s face which knocked out Vick in the opening round. Price closed -155 while Price closed +135
Eryk Anders snuck out a split decision over Gerald Meerschaert in a fight that was a coin flip at the final bell. Anders closed -135 with the return on Meerschaert +115
Ryan Spann clipped Devin Clark in the second round. He followed up by latching the neck and securing a guillotine to win by submission. Spann closed -180 while Clark closed +150
Mike Davis battered Thomas Gifford throughout three rounds and capped it off with a knockout in the closing moments of round three to get the victory. Davis closed -300. Gifford closed +250
Tim Elliott dove in for a takedown attempt in round one, but Deiveson Figueiredo snatched the neck and quickly secured a guillotine choke forcing Elliott to tap to earn the submission victory. Figueiredo closed -185 with the return on Elliott +155
After a slow start in round one, Marlon Vera turned it up the remainder of the fight. Vera landed several combinations to take Andre Ewell to the mat and earn a third round TKO victory. Vera closed -130 while Ewell closed +110
Miguel Baeza landed leg kicks throughout the fight and eventually in round two Hector Aldana fell to the canvas after yet another calf kick. Baeza followed up with ground and pound forcing the referee to step in and stop the bout. Baeza closed -255. Aldana closed +205
Marvin Vettori out landed Andrew Sanchez in all three rounds to win a unanimous decision in their middleweight bout. Vettori closed -380 with the return on Sanchez +310
J.J. Aldrich landed a straight left hand throughout the bout to pull away from Lauren Mueller to win a clear decision. Aldrich closed -150 while Mueller closed +130
Underdogs that Won
Kron Gracie and Cub Swanson went punch for punch over 15 minutes in one of the best fights of the year. Swanson landed the more impactful strikes and thus earned the decision. Swanson closed +160 while Gracie closed -190
Amanda Ribas stuffed Mackenzie Dern’s takedown attempts and out struck her in all three rounds to win a decision. Ribas closed +150. Dern closed -180
Matt Frevola was nearly finished in the second round, but toughed out a close first and third round to win a split decision over Luis Pena. Frevola closed +130. Pena closed -150
Alex Morono dropped Max Griffin with a head kick in round two nearly getting the finish. That was the biggest moment in a unanimous decision victory. Morono closed +120 while Griffin closed -140
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