UFC Fight Night 130 took place Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Liverpool, England. The card was headlined by a welterweight bout between Stephen Thompson and Darren Till.
Closing odds are courtesy of BetDSI. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.
Favorites that Won
Neil Magny did what he was supposed to do finishing short notice replacement Craig White in the first round. Magny closed -775 with the return on White +525.
Arnold Allen secured a beautiful front choke in the third round to earn a tough victory over Mads Burnell. Allen closed -250 while Burnell closed +200.
Tom Breese landed a big punch against the cage and followed it up forcing Dan Kelly to the mat with the referee having to step in to give Breese a first round knockout victory. Breese closed -395 with the return on Kelly +310.
Carlo Pedersoli outworked Brad Scott in the final two rounds to win a split decision on the scorecards. Pedersoli closed -142. Scott closed +112.
Elias Theodorou grinded out a win over Trevor Smith with timely range striking, but also working harder in the clinch. Theodorou closed -405 with the return +315.
Underdogs that Won
In the night’s main event, Darren Till knocked down Stephen Thompson in the final round and that was the difference to earn a decision on the scorecards. Till closed +115. Thompson closed -145.
Makwan Amirkhani survived two knockdowns in the first round to come back and earn a split decision in a very competitive fight with Jason Knight. Amirkhani closed +150 while Knight closed -180.
Claudio Silva was the biggest underdog winner of the night as he earned a rear naked choke win over Nordine Taleb in round one. Silva closed +305 with the return on Taleb -390.
Darren Stewart hurt Eric Spicely in the second round earning a TKO finish. Stewart closed +130. Spicely closed -160.
Lina Lansberg forced Gina Mazany into the clinch where she was able to control her opponent over 15 minutes to win a decision. Lansberg closed +130 while Mazany closed -160.
Gillian Robertson dominated the grappling exchanges as she was able to submit Molly “Meatball” McCann in the second round. Robertson closed +126 while McCann closed -156.