UFC on ESPN+ 41 complete results
Main Card (Live on ESPN+, 7:00 PM EST)
-Rafael dos Anjos defeated Paul Felder by Split Decision (47-48, 50-45, 50-45)
-Khaos Williams defeated Abdul Razak Alhassan by KO (Punch, Round 1, 0:30)
-Ashley Yoder defeated Miranda Granger by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 29-27, 27-26)
-Sean Strickland defeated Brendan Allen by TKO (Punches, Round 2, 1:32)
-Cory McKenna defeated Kay Hansen by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Preliminary Bouts (Live on ESPN+, 4:00 PM EST)
-Kanako Murata defeated Randa Markos by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
-Tony Gravely defeated Geraldo de Freitas by Split Decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
-Alex Morono defeated Rhys McKee by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
-Don’Tale Mayes defeated Roque Martinez by Unanimous Decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28)
A lightweight bout between former UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos and Islam Makhachev was expected to take place at UFC 254. On October 8, dos Anjos tested positive for COVID-19 and was pulled from the bout. The pairing was left intact and rescheduled to headline this event. However on November 8, it was reported that Makhachev was forced to pull from the event due to a staph infection. On November 9, UFC officials confirmed that Paul Felder would replace the injured Makhachev.
A middleweight bout between Saparbek Safarov and Julian Marquez was initially slated for August 29 at UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Rakić. However, the bout was moved to this event after Safarov faced travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A middleweight bout between Andreas Michailidis and Antonio Arroyo was expected to take place at this event. In turn, Eryk Anders replaced Michailidis on October 23 due to undisclosed reasons.
Gabriel Benítez was expected to face Justin Jaynes in a featherweight bout at the event. However, Benítez pulled out on October 27 due to testing positive for COVID-19 and the bout was scratched. As of now, the promotion plans on rebooking the matchup for a later date that hasn’t been determined. [cite: wikipedia.com]Join the discussion on this topic...