UFC Fight Night 211 play-by-play and live results

UFC Fight Night 211 takes place Saturday, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results.

UFC Fight Night 211 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The card streams on ESPN+.

In the women’s strawweight main event, Mackenzie Dern (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) takes on Yan Xiaonan (15-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC). In the co-feature, Randy Brown (15-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) meets Francisco Trinaldo (28-8 MMA, 18-7 UFC) at welterweight.

Follow along with our round-by-round updates and official results beginning at approximately 4 p.m. ET for the prelims on ESPN+ and 7 p.m. ET for the main card on ESPN+.

To discuss the show, be sure to check out our UFC Fight Night 211 discussion thread.

Enjoy the fights, everyone.

Guido Cannetti vs. Randy Costa

Round 1 – Here we go. UFC Fight Night 211 is underway. Both Cannetti and Costa touch gloves. Big body kicks from Cannetti right off the bat. A couple of hard leg kicks land for Cannetti. Costa looking to pressure Cannetti, but has yet to connect. And a chopping leg kick drops Costa to the canvas. Cannetti rushes and gets the back. He sinks in a rear-naked choke from turtle position. And there’s the tap! 42-year-old Cannetti gets his second consecutive win.

Result: Guido Cannetti def. Randy Costa via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:04
Recap: Guido Cannetti quickly taps Randy Costa with hookless rear-naked choke
Photos: UFC Fight Night 211: Best photos from Las Vegas
Records: Guido Cannetti (10-6 MMA, 4-5 UFC), Randy Costa (6-4 MMA, 2-4 UFC)
Division: Bantamweight
Broadcast: ESPN+
Referee: Chris Tognoni

Chelsea Chandler vs. Julija Stoliarenko

Round 1 – They exchange early and Stoliarenko gets a takedown. She moves to mount. Now she’s attempting an armbar, but fails. Stoliarenko is now on bottom, with Chandler landing hard shots from guard. Chandler gets up and let’s Stoliarenko back to her feet. Three minutes left. Stoliarenko shoots for a takedown and gets reversed. Now Chandler is on mount. After a scramble, they’re now back on the feet. Stoliarenko looks fatigued and Chandler is putting on the pressure. Big right hand by Chandler. Stoliarenko shoots for another takedown, but gets reversed and mounted. Chandler with relentless ground-and-pound. Big shots. And the fight is over. The referee has seen enough.

Result: Chelsea Chandler def. Julija Stoliarenko via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:15
Recap: Chelsea Chandler smashes Julija Stoliarenko for first-round debut TKO
Photos: UFC Fight Night 211: Best photos from Las Vegas
Records: Chelsea Chandler (5-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC), Julija Stoliarenko (10-7-1 MMA, 1-5 UFC)
Division: 140-pound contract weight
Broadcast: ESPN+
Referee: Jacob Montalvo

Brendan Allen vs. Krzysztof Jotko

Round 1 – Oh! Big body kick lands by Allen. He throws another kicks, but gets caught and taken down by Jotko. Jotko in half-guard. Not much going on, but Jotko doing a good job at controlling Allen. Three minutes left. And Allen reverses the position and ends on top. Allen is in half guard. Jotko briefly gets to his feet and Allen gets him back to the ground with a throw. Pure control here from Allen. And Jotko exposes his back, Allen locks in the rear-naked choke, and it’s over! Allen gets the tap.

Result: Brendan Allen def. Krzysztof Jotko via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:17
Recap: Brenan Allen taps Krzysztof Jotko in first with rear-naked choke
Photos: UFC Fight Night 211: Best photos from Las Vegas
Records: Brendan Allen (20-5 MMA, 8-2 UFC), Krzysztof Jotko (24-6 MMA, 11-6 UFC)
Division: Middleweight
Broadcast: ESPN+
Referee: Kerry Hatley

Jesse Ronson vs. Joaquim Silva

Round 1 – And the fight is on. Both fighters being cautious here. Good jab by Ronson. It looks like he’s opening up a bit more than Silva. Three minutes left. Good right hand by Silva. Ronson now doing most of the pressuring, but nothing landing clean. Two minutes left. Not a ton going on here. Good combination, lands by Ronson. One minute left. Silva lands a body shot and leg kick. Heavy right hand by Ronson. Oh! bug combination by Silva. He stuns Ronson. And now a flying knee drops Ronson just as the bell rings.

MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9, Silva.

Round 2 – Ronson seemed to be winning the round until Silva stole it at the end by landing the biggest shot of the fight so far. Let’s see how this looks in the second. Goods jab by Silva. He looks more confident here. Couple of straight lefts land by Ronson. No doubt Ronson having the higher output, but Silva seems to be landing the bigger shots. What! Hige flying knee by Silva drops Ronson. He’s hurt bad. Silva now landing bit shots on a downed Ronson. The fight is over! Wow. Brutal finish by the Brazilian.

Result: Joaquim Silva def. Jesse Ronson via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:08
Photos: UFC Fight Night 211: Best photos from Las Vegas
Records: Joaquim Silva (12-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC), Jesse Ronson (21-12 MMA, 0-5 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
Broadcast: ESPN+
Referee: Keith Peterson

Ilir Latifi vs. Aleksei Oleinik

Round 1 – Alright, the only heavyweight fight on the card is up. They shake hands and the fight is on. Latifi catches a kick early and takes Oleinik down. Latifi working from guard. No ground-and-pound from Latifi so far, but Oleinik is landing shots from bottom. Not much action going on here. Latifi is starting to open up more, and he’s landing ground-and-pound. Oleinik not really trying to sweep or get back to his feet. He is doinga good job at not absorbing much damage and tying up Latifi’s arms. Latifi maintains control until the bell.

MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9, Latifi.

Round 2 – Oleinik looking to pressure here. He’s got Latifi backing up, as he looks to land a big shot. Oleinik now bleeding from the left side of his eyebrow. Although Oleinik is pressuring, Latifi is landing the better shots. Latifi’s output is much higher here. Two minutes left. Latifi goes for a takedown, but fails. Another takedown attempt by Latifi but this one lands. Latifi on side control here. One minute left. Latifi with some nasty elbows fro top. He’s doing work. And the bell rings

MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9, Latifi.

Round 3 – Much of the same dynamic here. Oleinik marches forward and backs up Latifi, but Latifi is too quick and agile. Latifi is making Oleinik miss while landing shots of his own. A few here come with weight, but Oleinik’s chin is holding up. Big uppercut by Latifi. Oleinik with some good front kicks to the body. Latifi now presses Oleinik against the cage. Two minutes left. They break away, but not for long. Latifi presses Oleinik against the cage once again. Oleinik escapes and begins to press and look for the KO. Again, Latifi closes the distance and presses Oleinik against the cage. And a brief takedown lands for Latifi, but Oleinik gets right back up. And the final bell goes off.

MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9, Latifi. Overall 30-27, Latifi.

Result: Ilir Latifi def. Aleksei Oleinik via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Photos: UFC Fight Night 211: Best photos from Las Vegas
Records: Ilir Latifi (16-8 MMA, 9-6 UFC), Aleksei Oleinik (60-17-1 MMA, 9-8 UFC)
Division: Heavyweight
Broadcast: ESPN+
Referee: Jacob Montalvo
Judging: Tony Weeks, Anthony Maness, Sa D’Amato 30-27.

John Castaneda vs. Daniel Santos

Round 1 – And Santos comes out firing! He’s pressuring Castaneda and throwing with power. Santos shoots for a takedown and gets caught in a guillotine choke. It looked tight but he was able to get out, and the fight goes back to the feet. Santos relentless with the pressure. Oh! Castaneda wobbles Santos with a head-kick. He’s down and Castaneda looks to get on top. Castaneda takes a hard up kick. Santos gets back to his feet but gets dropped by a left. Santos finds his way back up and continues to pressure Castaneda. Two minutes left. Tons of action here. Castaneda closes the distance and takes down Santos. He’s now in half-guard. Santos gets back to his feet. Oh! Again, huge head kick by Castaneda wobbles Santos. Santos is rocked and Castaneda all over him. It seems he recovered, and he’s now on the attack. Nice elbow by Santos. Castaneda’s right eye is battered. The bell rings.

MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9, Castaneda.

Round 2 – What a fight. They touch gloves and the action resumes. They exchange shots before a low blow by Santos pauses the fight. Castaneda takes his time, but the fight resumes a minute after. And back to war. Santos pressuring, landing good shots, and Castaneda backing up and countering well. Hard leg kick by Santos. Santos having a much better round here. Solid shot by Santos gets the fight to the ground. Castaneda defends well and gets up against the fence. Castaneda escapes and eats two flying knees on his way up. Both legal. Two minutes left. Oh! Huge right hand by Santos. And now a huge left! Crazy fight. Santos all over Castaneda. One minute left. What a chin by Castaneda. He’s taking hard shots. Castaneda looks very tired and Santos is all over him. The shots are adding up. A nasty knee from the clinch drops Castaneda. The referee intervenes. What a comeback by Santos.

Result: Daniel Santos def. John Castaneda via knockout (knee) – Round 2, 4:28
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Photos: UFC Fight Night 211: Best photos from Las Vegas
Records: Daniel Santos (10-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC), John Castaneda (19-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC)
Division: 140-pound contract weight
Broadcast: ESPN+
Referee: Keith Peterson

Viacheslav Borshchev vs. Mike Davis

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Records: Viacheslav Borshchev (6-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC), Mike Davis (9-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
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Don Shainis vs. Sodiq Yusuff

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Records: Don Shainis (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Sodiq Yusuff (12-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC)
Division: Featherweight
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Raoni Barcelos vs. Trevin Jones

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Records: Raoni Barcelos (16-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC), Trevin Jones (13-8 MMA, 1-2 UFC)
Division: Bantamweight
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Randy Brown vs. Francisco Trinaldo

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Records: Randy Brown (15-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC), Francisco Trinaldo (28-8 MMA, 18-7 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
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Mackenzie Dern vs. Yan Xiaonan

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Records: Mackenzie Dern (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC), Yan Xiaonan (15-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC)
Division: Women’s strawweight
Broadcast: ESPN+
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