On Saturday night, the UFC traveled to Maine for the first time with UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. Saint Preux live from the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
The event was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between top-ten ranked fighters Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux. It was a hard fought five-round battle, but Ryan Bader proved to be too much for Saint Preux, who was stepping up in competition.
Leading up to the main event, the main card delivered five incredible finishes that had the crowd on their feet.
Before the main card, we were treated to a four-fight preliminary card filled with UFC newcomers and some women’s mixed martial arts veterans.
In addition, we got to see a key bout in the flyweight division between Jussier Formiga and former Bellator champion Zack Makovsky.
The up-to-date UFC Fight Night 47 results can be seen below:
- Ryan Bader def. Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)
- Ross Pearson def. Gray Maynard via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 1:35
- Tim Boetsch def. Brad Tavares via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:18
- Alan Jouban def. Seth Baczynski via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:23
- Shawn Jordan def. Jack May via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 2:03
- Thiago Tavares def. Robbie Peralta via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:27
- Jussier Formiga def. Zach Makovsky via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Sara McMann def. Lauren Murphy via split-decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
- Tom Watson def. Sam Alvey via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Frankie Saenz def. Nolan Ticman via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Be sure to stay tuned to FanSided.com throughout the remainder of the night for the latest news and results from Bangor, Maine along with blow-by-blow coverage of the main card.