Valentina Shevchenko defeats Liz Carmouche at UFC Uruguay
UFC Women's Flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko | Pic: Instagram/bulletvalentina

UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 results

The Ultimate Fighting Championship presented its first event in Uruguay on August 11 (AEST). Billed as UFC on ESPN+ 14, Fight Night 156 took place at Antel Arena in Montevideo, featuring a series of bouts with the women’s flyweight title contested in the headliner of the show. The contest saw Valentina Shevchenko in defense of her belt against Liz Carmouche.

In addition, the pair met for the second time since 2010, when the latter took the win by TKO in the second round. The championship bout went a full five-round distance. The verdict heard a unanimous decision in favor of the champion. Ultimately, Shevchenko retained her belt, making the second successful title defense. She has also taken a revenge for the defeat suffered almost a decade ago.

In the co-main event Vicente Luque and Mike Perry squared off at welterweight. The scheduled for three round bout also went the distance. Luque was awarded the win by split decision.

Also on the main card, Eduardo Garagorri came out victorious by unanimous decision from his featherweight bout against Humberto Bandenay, Volkan Oezdemir stopped Ilir Latifi in the second round of their light heavyweight battle, and Rodolfo Vieira submitted Oskar Piechota in the second round of their middleweight bout. In addition, Enrique Barzola took a split decision against Bobby Moffett at featherweight.

The complete fight results from UFC Fight Night 156 can be found below.

Main card
Valentina Shevchenko def. Liz Carmouche via unanimous decision (50-45 x3)
Vicente Luque def. Mike Perry via split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Luiz Eduardo Garagorri def. Humberto Bandenay via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Volkan Oezdemir def. Ilir Latifi via KO (punches, R2 at 4:31)
Rodolfo Vieira def. Oskar Piechota via submission (arm-triangle choke, R2 at 4:26)
Enrique Barzola def. Bobby Moffett via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)

Preliminary card
Gilbert Burns def. Alexey Kunchenko via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Ciryl Gane def. Raphael Pessoa Nunes via submission (arm-triangle choke, R1 at 4:12)
Marina Rodriguez def. Tecia Torres via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 30-26)
Rogerio Bontorin def. Raulian Paiva Franzao via TKO (doctor stoppage, R1 at 2:56)
Chris Gutierrez def. Geraldo de Freitas via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Alex da Silva Coelho def. Rodrigo Vargas via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Veronica Macedo def. Polyana Viana via submission (armbar, R1 at 1:09)

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