UFC Fight Night 112 took place Sunday, June 25, 2017 from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The card was headlined by a lightweight bout between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. Closing odds are courtesy of 5Dimes Sportsbook.
Here’s a quick recap of each of the lined fights…
Favorites that Won
Kevin Lee controlled Michael Chiesa on the ground, but Mario Yamasaki stepped in a bit early on a choke attempt to give the former the first-round submission win. Lee closed as a -145 favorite with Chiesa the +125 underdog.
Dominick Reyes made a tremendous debut, knocking out Joachim Christensen in just 29 seconds. Reyes closed as a -330 favorite with Christensen at +270 in defeat.
Tim Means kept Alex Garcia on the outside, landing the more significant strikes to win a 29-28 unanimous decision on the scorecards. Means closed at -310 with Garcia at +255.
Dennis Siver survived an uppercut that knocked him down in round two and came back with a strong round three to win a majority decision over BJ Penn. Siver closed at -135 with Penn at +115.
Marvin Vettori landed the heavier strikes on the feet and was able to control Vitor Miranda on the mat when the fight went to the ground to win a decision. Vettori closed at -380 and Miranda was +315.
Carla Esparza secured takedowns in all three rounds of her fight against Maryna Moroz to win a decision and get back in the win column. Esparza closed at -200 with Moroz +170.
Darrell Horcher won a competitive decision over Devin Powell by landing the better power shots and securing takedowns in the opening 10 minutes before surviving a couple choke attempts in the third round. Horcher closed the biggest favorite on the card at -450 with Powell a +360 dog.
Jared Gordon mauled Michel Quinones in the second round with takedowns and tenacious ground-and-pound to win by second-round stoppage. Gordon closed as a -135 favorite with Quinones at +115 in defeat.
Tony Martin landed the bigger strikes, taking control in the second half of the bout to win a decision over Johnny Case in what looked like a “Fight of the Night” performance. Martin closed as a -125 favorite with Case +105.
Underdogs that Won
Tim Boetsch stunned Johny Hendricks by earning a second-round TKO win over the two-time NCAA champion wrestler from Oklahoma State. Boetsch closed as a +125 underdog with Hendricks -145 chalk.
Felice Herrig absolutely dominated the grappling exchanges in a victory against Justine Kish. Herrig closed as a +140 underdog with Kish the -160 favorite.
Clay Guida made his return to lightweight, putting the pressure on Erik Koch. Guida was able to secure takedowns in the final two rounds and control his opponent for the majority of each to win a decision. Guida closed as a +290 underdog with Koch the biggest favorite to lose at -350.
Jeremy Kimball landed a straight punch in round one that hurt Josh Stansbury and followed it up with another behind the ear to send his opponent sprawling to the canvas to earn his first victory in the UFC. Kimball closed as a +140 underdog while Stansbury was the -160 favorite.