Updated 04:03 PM EDT, Wed, Apr 21, 2021

UFC Fight Night Nashville: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux Results

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UFC Fight Night 73 in Nashville, Tennessee was an action-pack event full of entertaining matches. The main event was headlined by former UFC Light Heavyweight title challenger, Glover Teixeira and Tennessee resident Ovince Saint Preux.

It was co-headlined by Michael Johnson vs Beniel Dariush in the lighweight division, and Sara McMann vs Amanda Nunes in the Women's Bantamweight division.The main card started with 22 year-old flyweight prospect, Ray Borg won via unanimous decision over Geane Herrera.

He controlled the fight early with a big take down, and put pressure on Herrera throughout the contest. Borg was fined 20 percent of his purse for missing weight.

The second fight featured the women of the bantamweight division as Amanda Nunes won via submission in the first round.Fourth-ranked contender Sarah McMann was helpless as Nunes battered her with punches before tapping out to a rear-naked choke.

After two exciting bouts, the heavyweight battle between Timothy Johnson and Jared Rosholt was a bore. Rosholt utilized his wrestling the entire match to get the unanimous victory.

Derek Brunson picked up the pace in the next fight against Sam Alvey. Brunson landed a fury of hard punches later in the first round that caused Alvey to go down, following it up with more shots to the head for the TKO win.

The co-main event featured Michael Johnson vs Beniel Dariush. Johnson controlled most of the first two rounds.

He landed the better shots, stuffed the takedown attempts, and rocked Dariush with a hard cross in the first round. The Iranian-American came back in the final round with some shots which was enough to convince the judges to give Dariush a very controversial split decision win.

Ovince Saint Preux fought in front of his hometown at the Bridgestone Arena. He has won seven out of his last eight fights and ranked number six in UFC Light Heavyweight coming into the fight.

The Brazillain, Glover Teixeira was fighting to get another shot at the title. OSP landed a very hard body kick in the first round but Teixeira recovered enough to take the fight to the ground.

Teixeira continued his dominance in the ground, landing shots and tiring OSP in the next two rounds before getting the submission win via rear-naked choke.

According to sherdog.com, Glover Teixeira and Ovince Saint Preux received $50,000 bonus for the Fight of the Night. Amanda Nunes and Marlon Vera also received bonuses for Performance of the Night.

Here are the detailed results of UFC Fight Night Nashville Preliminary Card as reported by SportskeedaUriah Hall defeated Oluwale Bamgbose via TKO with punches in Round 1.

Chris Camozzi won via unanimous decision over Tom Watson. Dustin Ortiz beat up Willie Gates with elbows and punches to earn a TKO victory in Round 3.

Frankie Saenz narrowly beat Sirwan Kakai via split decision. Johnathan Wilson knocked out Chris Dempsey with 50 seconds remaining in Round 1.

Marlon Vera submitted Roman Salazar via triangle armbar in Round 2. Scott Holtzman used a rear-naked choke in Round 3 to submit Anthony Christodoulou.

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