UFC on ABC 2 Closing Odds and Fight Results

UFC on ABC 2 took place Saturday, April 10, 2021 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card was headlined by a heavyweight title bout between champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Francis Ngannou.

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, Marvin Vettori mixed impressive striking with repeated takedowns to easily pull away from Kevin Holland over the course of five rounds and earn a one-sided unanimous decision. Vettori was -315 while Holland was +265

Julian Marquez slugged it out on the feet with Sam Alvey early, then latched onto a rear naked choke in round three to score an impressive finish.Marquez was -148 while Alvey was +128

Daniel Rodriguez beat Mike Perry to the punch over the course of three rounds, outstriking the veteran in one of the most impressive performances of his career. Rodriguez was -120 while Perry was +100

Jim Miller hung with Joe Solecki in the first round, but Solecki’s pace was too much for him over rounds two and three as Solecki outgrappled the veteran to earn a unanimous decision. Solecki was -240 while Miller was +205

Mateusz Gamrot worked from the outside against Scott Holtzman, then landed a flush combination to hurt Holtzman badly in the second round to set up knockout finish. Gamrot was -245 while Holtzman was +210

Hunter Azure tried to hold Jack Shore off, but couldn’t stop the elite grappling of Shore as Shore won two out of three rounds. Surprisingly, the judges were all over the place and Shore won a split decision. Shore was -195 while Azure was +170

Luis Saldana held his own on the feet, but Jordan Griffith was able to crowd him and secure a few takedowns, almost finishing the fight at the end of the second round. Almost everyone watching scored the fight for Griffin, but the judges surprisingly sided with Saldana. Saldana was -138, while Griffith was +118

Da Un Jung utilized his significant size and reach advantage to outstrike William Knight on the feet, then took top position and did damage with ground and pound to earn a one-sided unanimous decision. Morales was -195 was while Young was +170

In the opening bout of the evening, Impa Kasanganay made an impressive debut in the welterweight division, dominating Sasha Palatnikov to earn a second round submission. Kasanganay was -250 while Palatnikov was +215


Underdogs that Won

Analysts thought Sodiq Yusuff would hold the striking advantage over Arnold Allen, but Allen hurt Yusuff on the feet in both the first and second rounds to earn the upset unanimous decision. Allen was +128 while Yusuff was -148

Mackenzie Dern pushed a hard pace early against Nina Ansaroff-Nunes, which allowed her to close the distance and set up a rare takedown. Once Dern had the fight to the floor, it was only a matter of time until she scored a submission as she forced Ansaroff to tap via first round armbar. Dern was +100 while Ansaroff was -120

Ignaceo Bahamondes was the young gun with the size and reach on veteran John Makdessi, but Makdessi hung right with him on the feet, landing the heavier blows to win a split decision. Makdessi was +165 while Bahamondes was -190

Yorgan de Castro pushed the pace, but he walked face first into a huge right hand from Jarjis Danho, which knocked him out cold in the first round in the first fight Danho has had in nearly five years. Danho was +247 while de Castro was -292

Written by Brian Hemminger

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