UFC Fight Night 113 took place Sunday (July 16, 2017) in Glasgow, Scotland. The card was headlined by a Top 15 welterweight matchup bout between Gunnar Nelson and Santiago Ponzinibbio. Closing odds are courtesy of Several Bookmakers.
Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights…
Favorites that Won
Cynthia Calvillo secured late takedowns in the first and third round, threatening with submissions to earn a unanimous decision over Joanne Calderwood. Calvillo closed as a -220 favorite with Calderwood a +180 underdog.
Jack Marshman landed the bigger punches in this bout and had to survive a late resurgence by Ryan Janes to win a 29-28 decision across the board. Marshman closed as the biggest favorite on the card at -500 with Janes the biggest dog at +400.
Khalil Rountree had Paul Craig on his back foot the entire fight. Rountree then landed a heavy shot that dropped Craig and followed up with hammer fists to put him away at the end of the first round. Rountree closed as a -145 fave while Craig was a +125 dog.
Justin Willis employed a smart game plan, utilizing his reach to land strikes at distance and then secure takedowns as the fight wore on to win a decision in his UFC debut against James Mulheron. Willis closed as a -140 favorite with Mulheron a +130 dog.
After a poor opening half of the fight, Danny Roberts took advantage of a slowing down Bobby Nash, catching him with a left hook to knock him out and give him his biggest win in the UFC. Roberts closed as a -190 favorite with Nash a +165 underdog.
Alexandre Pantoja decided to strike with Neil Seery for the first two rounds. In a competitive bout, Pantoja then instituted a grappling game plan in the final round, and Seery had no answers as he was submitted in his final UFC bout. Pantoja closed as a -350 fave with Seery at +290.
Galore Bofando controlled the striking exchanges in the first round, but it was a toss takedown attempt where he threw Charlie Ward on his head to the ground and his opponent was knocked out from the impact with the ground. A truly stunning knockout. Bofando closed as a -210 favorite with Ward at +175.
It was a rather competitive fight on the feet, but Brett Johns was able to secure takedowns in all three rounds to secure a unanimous-decision win over Albert Morales. Johns closed as a -350 favorite with Morales a +290 dog.
Leslie Smith wore out Amanda Lemos with her volume approach to win by second-round TKO. Smith closed as a -225 fave with Lemos a +185 dog.
Underdogs that Won
Santiago Ponzinibbio was hurt in the opening exchange of the bout, but he recovered well to knock out Gunnar Nelson later in the first round to earn the biggest win of his career. Ponzinibbio closed as the biggest underdog on the card to win at +164 with Nelson disappointing his backers at -174.
Paul Felder landed a big knee against the cage and followed up with elbows on the ground to earn a big win over Stevie Ray. Felder closed as a +160 underdog with Ray the biggest favorite to lose at -185.
Danny Henry was beat up on the feet in the opening round, but he was able to take all of Daniel Teymur’s best shots. As Teymur faded, Henry took over the fight, dominating the final two rounds to win a clear decision on the scorecards. Henry closed as a +150 dog in victory while Teymur was -170 in defeat.