Stay glued to bjpenn.com this evening for all of tonight’s UFC Denver Results.
The event, UFC Fight Night 139, will serve as the promotions 25th anniversary show.
UFC Denver is headlined by a key featherweight bout featuring “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung taking on Yair Rodriguez.
Jung was initially slated to face former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar at tonight’s UFC Denver event, but “The Answer” was forced to pullout due to injury.
Yair Rodriguez (10-2 MMA) will compete for the first time since UFC 211 in May of 2017, where he suffered a second-round TKO loss to the aforementioned Frankie Edgar.
Prior to the setback, “El Pantera” had reeled off eight wins in a row, which included victories over BJ Penn and Alex Caceres.
As for the “The Korean Zombie”, Chan Sung Jung has not stepped foot inside the octagon since February of 2017, when he returned from a multi-year hiatus and knocked out Dennis Bermudez. Jung’s next most recent contest occurred in August of 2014, when he came up short in a title fight with then champion Jose Aldo. The fan favorite, Chan Sung Jung, currently holds an overall record of 14-4.
In the co-main event of the evening, dangerous welterweight fighters Donald Cerrone and Mike Perry will collide in hopes of moving up the 170-pound ranks.
Donald Cerrone (33-11 MMA) was last seen in action at June’s UFC Fight Night event in Singapore, where he suffered a unanimous decision loss to surging welterweight contender Leon Edwards. Prior to the setback, “Cowboy” was coming off a spectacular first-round finish of Hawaiian Yancy Medeiros.
As for “Platinum”, Mike Perry was most recently seen in action at July’s UFC 226 event, where he earned a split-decision victory over Paul Felder.
Get all of tonight’s UFC Denver Results below:
UFC Denver Results on FOX Sports 1 (10 p.m. ET):
145 lbs.: Chan Sung Jung vs. Yair Rodriguez
170 lbs.: Donald Cerrone vs. Mike Perry
135 lbs.: Raquel Pennington vs. Germaine de Randamie
155 lbs.: Beneil Dariush vs. Thiago Moises (Benavidez vs. Borg scrapped)
115 lbs.: Maycee Barber vs. Hannah Cifers
155 lbs.: Mike Trizano vs. Luis Pena
UFC Denver Results (Televised Prelims) on FOX Sports 1 (8 p.m. ET):
115 lbs.: Amanda Cooper vs. Ashley Yoder
145 lbs.: Chas Skelly vs. Bobby Moffett
155 lbs.: Davi Ramos vs. John Gunther
155 lbs.: Devonte Smith vs. Julian Erosa
UFC Denver Results on UFC Fight Pass (7 p.m. ET):
125 lbs.: Joseph Morales vs. Eric Shelton
125 lbs.: Mark De La Rosa vs. Joby Sanchez