Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to its APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, for the UFC Vegas 60 mixed martial arts (MMA) event TONIGHT (Sat., Sept. 17, 2022) streaming LIVE on ESPN+. UFC Vegas 60 will be headlined by the 135-pound showdown between Top 10 bantamweight contenders Cory Sandhagen and Yadong Song. Before that five-round clash of styles gets underway, up-and-coming middleweight bangers Chidi Njokuani and Gregory Rodrigues look to make their mark in the crowded 185-pound division in the UFC Vegas 60 co-main event. Unfortunately, tonight’s lineup lost the bantamweight battle between Aspen Ladd and Sara McMann after Ladd failed to make the 135-pound mark.
BANTAMWEIGHT BASH! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., Sept. 17, 2022, with a meaningful 135-pound showdown between top-ranked division contender, Cory Sandhagen, looking to blunt the rise of surging prospect, Song Yadong. In UFC Vegas 60’s co-main event, hard-hitting Middleweight strikers, Chidi Njokuani and Gregory Rodrigues, will hook ‘em up in a potential “Fight of the Night” contender.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Vegas 60 fight card below, starting with the ESPN+ “Prelims” undercard bouts at 4 p.m. ET, followed by the ESPN+ main card start time at 7 p.m. ET. Bet on all the UFC Vegas 60 action with our friends at DraftKings Sportsbook right here.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Sandhagen vs. Song.” Without further delay, see below for the updated UFC Vegas 60 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action).
UFC VEGAS 60 QUICK RESULTS:
Cory Sandhagen vs. Song Yadong
Chidi Njokuani vs. Gregory Rodrigues
Andre Fili vs. Bill Algeo
Alen Amedovski vs. Joe Pyfer
Tanner Boser vs. Rodrigo Nascimento
Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Anthony Hernandez
Damon Jackson vs. Pat Sabatini
Louis Cosce vs. Trevin Giles
Denise Gomes vs. Loma Lookboonmee — Lookboonmee def. Gomes by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Trey Ogden vs. Daniel Zellhuber — Ogden def. Zellhuber by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Mariya Agapova vs. Gillian Robertson — Robertson def. Agapova by technical submission (rear naked choke) at 2:19 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS
Javid Basharat vs. Tony Gravely — Basharat def. Gravely by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Nikolas Motta vs. Cameron VanCamp — Motta def. VanCamp by TKO (punches) at 3:49 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
UFC VEGAS 60 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
135 lbs.: Cory Sandhagen vs. Song Yadong
185 lbs.: Chidi Njokuani vs. Gregory Rodrigues
145 lbs.: Andre Fili vs. Bill Algeo
185 lbs.: Alen Amedovski vs. Joe Pyfer
265 lbs.: Tanner Boser vs. Rodrigo Nascimento
185 lbs.: Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Anthony Hernandez
145 lbs.: Damon Jackson vs. Pat Sabatini
170 lbs.: Louis Cosce vs. Trevin Giles
115 lbs.: Denise Gomes vs. Loma Lookboonmee
Round 1: Low kick exchange. Counter elbow from Lookboonmee to answer a lead right and Gomes is cut already. Hard teep knocks Gomes on her butt. Gomes tries to spin a minute in. Gomes lands a low kick, catches a body kick, puts her on the fence. Gomes tries to lift, but it’s Lookboonmee who ends up in mount, slamming home elbows. Lookboonmee takes the back two minutes in. Flattening Gomes out. Gomes fighting the hands with two minutes to go.
Lookboomee falls over the side and Gomes lands on top in half guard. Arm triangle locked in but she’s stuck in half guard. One minute to go. Gomes escapes half guard, moves to mount, then looks for an armbar. Lookboonmee escapes it and the triangle, then blasts her with elbows from guard. More elbows piling up. Wild round. 10-9 Lookboonmee on damage.
Round 2: Body kick from Lookboonmee, who wraps up a body lock and takes her down. Gomes avoids mount. gets half guard. Looking for a kimura. One minute in. Lookboonmee pops her arm free as she takes mount, dropping ground-and-pound. Gomes tries to attack from her back and Lookboonmee lets her up. Two minutes in. Lookboonmee body kick to answer a whiffed head kick. Gomes puts her on the fence and changes levels. Good elbow from Lookboonmee as she defends. Gomes sneaks in her own elbow. They trade knees in the clinch. Hip toss by Lookboonmee with two minutes to go.
Half guard for Lookboonmee. Sporadic GnP. One minute to go. She postures out of an armbar and walks away to let Gomes up, but Gomes uses the opportunity to shoot in and put her in the fence. Slick foot sweep by Lookboonmee. Great clinch violence to end the round. 10-9 Lookboonmee.
Round 3: Gomes marching in, cracks her with a spinning elbow and looks to open up in the clinch. Lookboonmee hip tosses her to the mat and has to fight off a heel hook. Gomes uses it to jump on her back and hunt the RNC a minute in. Body triangle for Gomes. Two minutes in. Still looking for the RNC. Two minutes to go.
Gomes trying to pin an arm, loses the armbar as Lookboonmee turns into top position. Lookboonmee cracking her with punches, lands knees on the feet, then takes her back down into half guard. Punches and elbows with a minute to go. Looking for more GnP, avoids a kimura, blasts her with more shots. There’s an argument for giving that round to Loma but I’ll be conservative and say 10-9 Gomes.
Final result: Lookboonmee def. Gomes by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Trey Ogden vs. Daniel Zellhuber
Round 1: Ogden looking twitchy to start. Leg kicks land for him. Zellhuber flicks out a front kick, circling. One minute in. Low kick exchange. Snap kick from Zellhuber. Nobody committing to anything so far. Ogden tries a long-range shot, denied. Lots of feints on both sides. Two minutes in. This is a sparring session, with Zellhuber especially reluctant to throw. Two minutes to go.
Body kick by Ogden, leg kicks behind it. Quick left hook, eats a teep in return. Zellhuber comes within inches of catching him leaning with a head kick. Ogden not landing clean but he’s throwing two or three times as many strikes as Zellhuber. One minute to go. Trading low kicks. Ogden kicking his legs with impunity. 10-9 Ogden.
Round 2: Zellhuber starting to throw more kicks. Counter hook lands for Ogden. Again. Low kick by Zellhuber a minute in, eats a left hook after missing the follow-up combo. He takes a finger in the eye, doesn’t take time to recover. Low kick when they resume. Ogden body and low kicks. Zellhuber tries to angle off with punches. Hard low kick from Zellhuber after losing the jab battle. Two minutes in. Lead left hook by Ogden. He shoots, denied. Lead hook lands. Zellhuber tries to force him back with combinations. Ogden still getting the better of the exchanges. Two minutes to go.
Jab exchange, Ogden check hook, Zellhuber body kick. Ogden hook, Zellhuber cross. Zellhuber whiffs on a Brazilian kick. Ogden continuing to kick his legs and not get punished for it. One minute to go. Ogden body kick, Zellhuber jab. Another front kick downstairs by Zellhuber. Lovely timing on a double-leg and Ogden’s on top. Looking for the back on the way up. Full backpack with 10 seconds to go. 10-9 Ogden.
Round 3: ESPN+ insists on crashing before the round even starts, so we’ll start 30 seconds in. Body kick by Zellhuber. Ogden jab a minute in. Left hook, jab. Good body shot by Zellhuber. He’s trying to open up and manages to deny a takedown. Ogden leg kick, avoids a body kick. Two minutes in. Left hook. Stiff jab by Zellhuber in return. Long 1-2. Another clean jab. Ogden body kick. Nice check hook, shoots, denied. Zellhuber just can’t find the mark with any of his big shots. Two minutes to go.
More low kicks by Ogden. Still a step ahead of Zellhuber in the tit-for-tat exchanges. One minute to go. Zellhuber seems to have no idea how to deal with Ogden circling clockwise. He does manage to stop a takedown and try to throw heat. Body kick from Zellhuber in the final seconds. 10-9 Ogden.
Final result: Ogden def. Zellhuber by unanimous decision
125 lbs.: Mariya Agapova vs. Gillian Robertson
Round 1: Robertson scrambles through a guillotine attempt for an early takedown. Agapova slips free and stands, then has to fight off a series of single-legs. Nice elbows as she defends a minute in. Robertson just absorbs them all, then continues to drive. Robertson looks to transition to the back. Awkward position with one hook in. Seatbelt grip for Robertson. Two minutes in. Agapova gets to her feet and breaks Robertson’s grip to separate. Two minutes to go.
Agapova tries a Superman punch, lands a side kick. Counter 1-2. Whiffed spinning back fist. Robertson shoots in for a single-leg, absorbs more hammerfists. One minute to go. Still fighting for the takedown, still eating strikes. She manages to finish it somehow and goes from an RNC attempt to an arm triangle attempt. Arm triangle locked in. Agapova holds on until the bell. 10-9 Agapova.
Round 2: Agapova tries a spinning back fist and denies a level change. Side kick. Nice outside trip finish puts Robertson on top in half guard. Mount, looking for the back a minute in. Dropping left hands. Robertson locks up the RNC, then slips in the second hook. Agapova stays conscious for a frankly inhuman amount of time, but the lights go out regardless.
Final result: Robertson def. Agapova by technical submission (rear naked choke)
135 lbs.: Javid Basharat vs. Tony Gravely
Round 1: Body kicks from Gravely in the early going. Basharat low kick. Gravely left hook falls just short, jab does not. Low kick exchange. Brief clinch a minute in. Gravely tries to blitz, puts him on the fence. Basharat sporting a cut over his left eyebrow. Gravely spins him down, can’t keep him there. Back down, back up. Two minutes in. Gravely slams him down again, maintains the body lock as he stands. Solid knee. Basharat exits with an elbow. They pause to check out the cut, which replays show was from a glancing clash of heads. All clear to continue. Basharat tries a flying knee, sprawls on a shot, lands a knee. Two minutes to go.
Low kick lands for Gravely. Basharat looking for snap kicks downstairs. Sharp cross by Gravely, heavy uppercut by Basharat. Gravely continuing to advance, lands another low kick. Right cross, then a heavier one. One minute to go. Surprise double-leg from Basharat, but Gravely transitions from a front headlock and stands. Spinning back kick by Basharat. 10-9 Gravely.
Round 2: Basharat denies an early level change. Gravely times a low kick for a double-leg, fights through the whizzer to put him on the fence. Solid defense from Basharat. That whizzer doing wonders for him. Gravely slips on the exit a minute in. He shoots again and this time Basharat ends up on top in half guard. Short punches from Basharat as Gravely holds him close. Sneaky elbows two minutes in. He considers an arm triangle, lands a couple more elbows. Knee to the body. Gravely gets to his knees, trying to stand as Basharat cinches up an anaconda. Two minutes to go.
Basharat looks for the back, settles for putting Gravely on the fence. Both land big on the exit. Basharat low kick. One minute to go. Basharat jab, Gravely low kick. Good body shot from Basharat, who complains of a headbutt. Gravely seems like he’s fading, tries a desperate shot after eating a front kick. Ugly spinning back kick attempt that earns him a body kick. 10-9 Basharat.
Round 3: Gravely whiffs on a big two-piece. Low kick connects, blast double does not. Basharat goes low-high with straights. Clean lead right a minute in. Lovely dart left. Basharat’s really found his flow, avoiding Gravely’s shots and peppering from every angle. Two minutes in. Gravely catches a front kick and a scramble ensues. They ultimately return to the feet. Basharat continuing to potshot. Sneaky elbow. Gravely just a step behind at this point, eats body shots. Two minutes to go.
Basharat low kick and snap kick. Gravely tries a right hand on the break, lands a low kick. Basharat piecing him up. Another elbow and a sprawl with a minute to go. More combinations. Front kick to spinning back kick to elbow. He opens up on the fence to cap off a dominant comeback. 10-9 Basharat.
Final result: Basharat def. Gravely by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Nikolas Motta vs. Cameron VanCamp
Round 1: VanCamp pokes with a front kick. Motta looking for jabs, eats a low kick. Left hook to the body a minute in, tries to follow up upstairs. Nice jab by VanCamp. He’s managing the range well, avoiding the big left hooks from Motta. Two minutes in. Again Motta falls just short with a big hook. Low kick from VanCamp. Motta avoids a flying knee and lands a glancing head kick, then answers a jab with a clean left hook. Smiling at one another with two minutes to go.
Another left hook lands for Motta, then a leg kick. Another left hook knocks VanCamp back. Motta flashes a right cross in VanCamp’s face, then follows with a wound-up bomb of a left hook that sends him to his rear. VanCamp tries to shoot, but Motta hammers him into the canvas until the ref steps in.
Final result: Motta def. VanCamp by TKO (punches)