UFC Fight Night 91 Results from the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Sioux Falls natives Devin Clark and Ben Nguyen both fell short in their respective fights at the PREMIER Center, but the night proved to be full of great fights.
The main event and co-main event both delivered on the night as both fights ended with a finish. Third ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson managed to score a submission victory over Lando Vannata in the second round. Vannata, however, was very impressive in his UFC debut and took Ferguson down to the wire. Then in the main event, John Lineker scored a knockout victory in 2:16 seconds over Michael McDonald.
Sioux Falls native Devin Clark started off the night with the first preliminary bout. He was knocked out with three seconds left in the first round. Ben Nguyen began the main card and was defeated by TKO by Louis Smolka in the second round.
Overall only three of the 12 fights were determined by decision.
Here are the final results:
Main Event Bantamweight: John Lineker def. Michael McDonald (KO, Round 1, 2:43)
Co-Main Event Lightweight: Tony Ferguson def. Lando Vannata (Submission, Round 2, 2:22)
Middleweight: Tim Boetsch def. Josh Samman (TKO, Round 2, 3:49)
Heavyweight: Daniel Omielanczuk def. Oleksiy Oliynyk (Decision, Round 3, 5:00)
Welterweight: Keita Nakamura def. Kyle Noke (Submission, Round 2, 4:59)
Flyweight: Louis Smolka def. Ben Nguyen (TKO, Round 2, 4:41)
Women's Bantamweight: Katlyn Chookagian def. Lauren Murphy (Decision, Round 3, 5:00)
Middleweight: Sam Alvey def. Eric Spicely (Submission, Round 1, 2:43)
Women's Strawweight: Cortney Casey def. Cristina Stanciu (TKO, Round 1, 2:36)
Lightweight: Scott Holtzman def. Cody Pfister (Decision, Round 3, 5:00)
UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card:
Bantamweight: Rani Yahya def. Matthew Lopez (Submission, Round 3, 4:19)
Middleweight: Alex Nicholson def. Devin Clark (KO, Round 1, 4:57)