In front of the Mexican fans Saturday night, Sergio Pettis moved one step closer to becoming a top flyweight contender, besting Brandon Moreno in the main event of UFC Fight Night 114.
Over 10,000 fans turned out to the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City for the event.
Pettis, the younger brother of former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, pushed his overall record to 16-2 and his current win streak to four in a row ith the decision win. He’s also bested John Moraga, Chris Kelades and Chris Cariaso since a loss in 2015 to Ryan Benoit.
In the co-main event, Alexa Grasso picked up a split decision over Randa Markos.
Niko Price knocked out Alan Jouban, Humberto Bandenay earned a 26-second finish of Martin Bravo, Sam Alvey bested former UFC champion Rashad Evans and Alejandro Perez defeated Andre Soukhamthath.
On the prelims, Dustin Ortiz made history with a 15-second knockout of Hector Sandoval, while Jack Hermansson, Rani Yahya, Jose Alberto Quinonez, Joseph Morales and Jordan Rinaldi were all winners.
Price, Bandenay, Ortiz and Morales scored “Performance of the Night” bonuses and $50,000 for their wins.
Complete results are below:
Sergio Pettis def. Brandon Moreno via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-46, 48-46)
Alexa Grasso def. Randa Markos via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Niko Price def. Alan Jouban via TKO (strikes) at 1:44 of Round 1
Humberto Bandenay def. Martin Bravo via KO (knee) at :26 of Round 1
Sam Alvey def. Rashad Evans via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Alejandro Perez def. Andre Soukhamthath via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jack Hermansson def. Brad Scott via TKO (strikes) at 3:50 of Round 1
Dustin Ortiz def. Hector Sandoval via KO (strike) at :15 of Round 1
Rani Yahya def. Henry Briones via submission (kimura) at 2:01 of Round 1
Jose Alberto Quinonez def. Diego Rivas via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Joseph Morales def. Roberto Sanchez via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:56 of Round 1
Jordan Rinaldi def. Alvaro Herrera via submission (Von Flue choke) at 2:01 of Round 1