Saturday, August 03, 2019

UFC on ESPN 5 took place Saturday, August 3rd from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The event aired exclusively on ESPN and was headlined by a welterweight fight between top contenders Robbie Lawler and Colby Covington.

Main Card (Live on ESPN, 3:00 PM EST)

-Colby Covington defeated Robbie Lawler by Unanimous Decision (50-44, 50-45, 50-45)
-Jim Miller defeated Clay Guida by Technical Submission (Guillotine choke, Round 1, 0:58)
-Nasrat Haqparast defeated Joaquim Silva by KO (Punches, Round 2, 0:35)
-Gerald Meerschaert defeated Trevin Giles by Technical Submission (Guillotine choke, Round 3, 1:54)
-Scott Holtzman defeated Dong Hyun Ma by TKO (doctor stoppage, Round 2, 5:00)
-Kennedy Nzechukwu defeated Darko Stosic by Unanimous Decision (29-26, 28-27, 28-27) Stosik has 2 points deducted for low blows
Preliminary Card (Live on ESPN, 12:00 PM EST)
- Mickey Gall defeated Salim Touahri by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 
-Antonina Shevchenko defeated Lucie Pudilova by Technical Submission (Rear Naked choke, Round 2, 1:20)
-Matt Schnell defeated Jordan Espinosa by Submission (Triangle choke, Round 1, 1:35)
-Lauren Murphy defeated Mara Romero Borella by TKO (Strikes, Round 3, 1:46)
-Claudio Silva defeated Cole Williams by Submission (RNC, Round 1, 2:35)
-Miranda Granger defeated Hannah Goldy by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)