UFC Vegas 13: Glover Teixeira recovers to beat Thiago Santos, new #1 LHW contender

UFC Fight Night results, highlights: Glover Teixeira survives near knockout to submit Thiago Santos - CBSSports.com

Glover Teixeira (#3) survived two knockdowns to earn a big win over compatriot, #1 light-heavyweight contender Thiago Santos in a back-and-forth main event. Beforehand, there were impressive victories for Giga Chikadze and Raoni Barcelos among others, while strawweight Yan Xiaonan (#8) proved her mettle with a disciplined showing against Claudia Gadelha (#4). Continue reading

UFC on ESPN 14: Robert Whittaker returns with gritty win over Darren Till

#1 middleweight contender Robert Whittaker returned after a nine-month absence, earning a difficult but important decision victory over Darren Till in tonight’s main event. There were also statement wins for Fabricio Werdum and Carla Esparza among others.

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