UFC Vegas 14 took place Saturday, November 14, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card was headlined by a lightyweight bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Paul Felder.
Closing odds are courtesy of one of the most popular Las Vegas based sportsbooks Circa Sports. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.
Favorites that Won
In the main event of the evening, Rafael dos Anjos utilized brilliant stand-up combined with the occasional takedown and top control to thoroughly outpoint Paul Felder over the course of three rounds. Despite at worst most people giving all but one round to dos Anjos, one just actually sided with Felder, giving dos Anjos a puzzling split decision. Dos Anjos was -200 while Felder was +175
Kanako Murata made an impressive UFC debut, thoroughly handling veteran Randa Markos over the course of three rounds to take a one-sided unanimous decision. Murata was a -210 fav while Markos was +180
Tony Gravely and Geraldo de Freitas battled to a competitive decision, with Gravely doing enough with his stand-up and wrestling to take a split decision. Gravely was -130. De Freitas was +235
Alex Morono thoroughly handled a game Rhys McKee, mixing up solid striking with the occasional takedown to win all three rounds and take a unanimous decision. Morono was -190, while McKee was +165
In the opening bout of the evening, Don’Tale Mayes outstruck Roque Martinez over the course of three rounds, surviving a third round scare to take a unanimous decision victory. Mayes was -260 while Martinez was +220
Underdogs that Won
In the co-main event of the evening, Khaos Williams blasted through Abdul Razak Alhassan’s guard and knocked him out cold just 30 seconds into the first round. Williams was +170 dog while Alhassan was -200
Despite being a decent underdog, Ashley Yoder was the clearly better fighter against Miranda Granger, outstriking Granger on the feet and avoiding scary ground exchanges against the grappler en route to winning a unanimous decision. Yoder was +145 while Granger was -165
Brendan Allen is an elite ground fighter, but he was forced to stand and trade against the well-rounded Sean Strickland, who turned around just two weeks from his last UFC victory to not only beat Allen, but finish him via second round TKO. Strickland was a +110 underdog while Allen was -130
Cory McKenna and Kay Hansen duked it out in a highly competitive battle, where McKenna landed the better strikes but Hansen was able to score takedowns. In the end, the judges sided with McKenna in two out of three rounds to award her a controversial unanimous decision. McKenna was victorious as a +165 underdog while Hansen was -190