UFC San Diego: Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera KOs Dominick Cruz Via Head Kick | Full Results

Dominick Cruz and Marlon Vera both came to fight when they faced off for the 5-round Main Event, but Vera took home another highlight-worthy KO victory.

The fight was close for the entire 4-rounds, with Cruz landing a higher output but Vera landing the more powerful shots. Vera had scored a knockdown in the 1st, 3rd, and 4th round, and the final one was the fight-ender. 

Coming into the fight as the #5 contender, he made it clear in his post-fight interview that he plans to become World Champion.

To Cruz’ credit, he looked sharp at 37-years old, and considering all of the injuries and the long career, it was clear that he’s still got some serious fight in him.

Out of 13 fights, there were a total of 7 finishes, broken down into 6 KO/TKOs and 1 submission. The only submission came in the Light Heavyweight bout between Geral Meerschaert and Bruno Silva, When Meerschaert secured a guillotine finish at 1:53 into the 3rd and final round. 

// MAIN CARD // 

  • Marlon Vera def. Dominick Cruz via KO
  • Nate Landwher def. David Onama via Majority Decision
  • Yazmin Jauregui def. Iasmin Lucindo via Unanimous Decision
  • Azamat Murzakanov def. Devin Clark via TKO
  • Priscila Cachoeira def. Ariane Lipski via TKO
  • Gerald Meerschaert def. Bruno Silva via Submission (guillotine)


  • Angela Hill def. Lupita Godinez via Unanimous Decision
  • Martin Buday def. Lukasz Brzeski via Split Decision
  • Nina Nunes def. Cynthia Calvillo via Split Decision
  • Gabriel Benitez def. Charlie Ontiveros via TKO
  • Tyson Nam def. Ode Osbourne via KO
  • Josh Quinlan def. Jason Witt via KO
  • Youssef Zalal vs. Da’Mon Blackshear ruled a Majority Draw


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