UFC Fight Night 122 took place Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Shanghai, China. The card was headlined by a middleweight bout between former champion Michael Bisping and rising challenger Kelvin Gastelum.
Closing odds are courtesy of 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.
Favorites that Won
Kelvin Gastelum earned the biggest win of his career knocking out Michael Bisping in the first round with a beautiful combination in the first round. Gastelum closed -285 while Bisping closed +243.
Li Jingliang dropped Zak Ottow in the opening round following up with ground and pound to earn a first round TKO victory. Jingliang closed -200 with the return on Ottow +170.
Zabit Magomedsharipov put in a Fight of the Night caliber performance out classing Sheymon Moraes with a grappling heavy attack eventually securing an anaconda choke in the third round to cap a dominant win. Magomedsharipov closed -500. Moraes closed +400.
Yan Xioanan impressed in her UFC debut out striking Kailin Curran in an entertaining bout to win a decision. Xioanan closed -140 while Curran closed +120.
Shamil Abdurakhimov made quick work of Chase Sherman knocking him out in just over a minute of the first round. Abdurakhimov closed -125 with the return on Sherman +105.
Song Yadong impressed in his UFC debut dropping Bharat Kandare in the first round with an overhand right and then following up with a front choke forcing his opponent to tap. Yadong closed -160 with Kandare closing +140.
Rolando Dy got the better of the striking to win a unanimous decision over Wuliji Buren. Dy closed -150. Buren closed +140.
Cyril Asker outclassed Hu Yaozong taking him to the mat repeatedly in this bout and securing a second round submission to get the win. Asker closed -250 while Yaozong closed +210.
Underdogs that Won
Wang Guan knocked down Alex Caceres multiple times in this bout to take a big lead in this fight and ultimately win a decision on the scorecards. Guan closed +120 with Caceres closing -140.
Alex Garcia employed a perfect game plan of takedowns and grappling as defeated Muslim Salikhov by second round submission. Garcia closed +180 while Salikhov closed -220.
Song Kenan stunned Bobby Nash knocking him out in the opening round to earn a win in his UFC debut. Kenan closed +250 with the return on Nash -300.
Gina Mazany put together a high energy performance securing a takedown in each round to win a decision over Hu Yanan. Mazany closed +120 while Yanan closed -130.
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