UFC Vegas 13 is live from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The main event for tonight’s contest is between Thiago Santos and Glover Teixeira. This fight was scheduled to happen in September, but it was postponed due to COVID-19. There are five fights on the main card and six fights on the preliminary card. The action is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. ET live on ESPN+.
We’ll be tracking all the results tonight. Below you’ll find the winner, how they secured a victory, adding gifs, and video of exciting moments or stoppages where we can. Make sure to follow along throughout the evening!
#1 Thiago Santos vs. #3 Glover Teixeira: Light Heavyweight
Winner: Glover Teixeira
Winning method: Glover Teixeira wins by submission (rear naked choke) in Round 3 at
The 41-year-old survived a second round and early third round blitz from Thiago Santos to secure the win. Grappling FTW!
Andrei Arlovski vs. Tanner Boser: Heavyweight
Winner: Andrei Arlovski
Winning method: Andrei Arlovski wins by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
“The Pit Bull” rose to the occasion as the underdog against Boser! He now has 19 wins in the UFC.
Raoni Barcelos vs. Khalid Taha: Bantamweight
Winner: Roani Barcelos
Winning method: Roani Barcelos wins by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Barcelos tried to knockout Taha in the second round. However, Taha battled him until the final seconds of the bout.
Giga Chikadze vs. Jamey Simmons: Featherweight
Winner: Giga Chikadze
Winning method: Giga Chikadze wins by TKO (kick) in Round 1 at 3:51
Chikadze made slight work of the rookie, knocking him down with a headkick and wrapping it up with a multitude of punches. GIGA KICK!
#4 Claudia Gadelha vs. #8 Yan Xiaonan: Women’s Strawweight
Winner: Yan Xiaonan
Winning method: Yan Xiaonan wins by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Xiaonan was the aggressor the entire fight, landing more significant strikes (63) than Gadelha (33). She has the longest active win streak in the UFC Strawweight division with six.
Trevin Giles vs. Bevon Lewis: Middleweight
Winner: Trevin Giles
Winning method: Trevin Giles wins by TKO (punches) in Round 3 at 1:26.
Giles landed a flawless victory, recording back-to-back wins. After the fight, Giles touted how good his jab is, which helped him put the finishing touches on the bout.
Alexandr Romanov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima: Heavyweight
Winner: Alexandr Romanov
Winning method: Alexandr Romanov wins by submission (arm choke) in Round 1 at 4:48.
“King Kong” put de Lima to bed early on Saturday night, recording his second-ever win in the UFC. He has five first-round finishes in 1:37 or less.
Darren Elkins vs. Eduardo Garagorri: Heavyweight
Winner: Darren Elkins
Winning method: Darren Elkins wins by submission (rear naked choke) in Round 3 at 2:22.
“The Damage” did damage to Garagorri as he attacked the body consistently and ultimately waited him out. He also has the most takedowns in UFC history at 48.
Max Griffin vs. Ramiz Brahimaj: Welterweight
Winner: Max Griffin
Winning method: Max Griffin wins by TKO (Due To Injury) in Round 3 at 2:03.
“The Pain” Griffin brought the pain to Brahimaj, whose ear was literally falling off in the octagon.
Gustavo Lopez vs. Anthony Birchak: Bantamweight
Winner: Gustavo Lopez
Winning method: Gustavo Lopez wins by submission (rear naked choke) in Round 1 at 2:43.
In a relatively quick match between friends, Lopez got the best of Birchak, who was making his four-year return to the octagon. It is his eighth first-round finish.
Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen: Middleweight (Canceled due to positive COVID-19 test)
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