An entertaining afternoon of action at UBS Arena on Long Island ended not with a bang, but with an unfortunate injury. Late in the opening round of the main event, Brian Ortega suffered a dislocated shoulder while looking to pull his arm out of an armbar attempt by Yair Rodriguez, bringing the highly anticipated featherweight main event to a sudden, saddening halt. Things were shaping up to be as thrilling as anticipated, as both men had success on the feet early in the fight, but it wasn’t meant to be. In the co-main event, Brazil’s Amanda Lemos rebounded from her loss in April with a second-round submission win over Michelle Waterson-Gomez, clamping onto a guillotine choke and securing the tap less than two minutes into the frame. The victory re-affirmed Lemos’ standing as a Top 10 talent and dangerous finisher in the 115-pound weight class, and should set her up for another major assignment next time out, while Waterson-Gomez was left fighting off tears as the decision was announced, having now suffered consecutive setbacks and losses in four of her last five. | Official Scorecards UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs Rodriguez Results Yair Rodriguez defeats Brian Ortega by TKO (injury) at 4:11 of Round 1 Amanda Lemos defeats Michelle Waterson by submission (guillotine choke) at 1:48 of Round 2 Li Jingliang defeats Muslim Salikhov by TKO (strikes) at 4:38 of Round 2 Matt Schnell defeats Sumudaerji by submission (triangle choke) at 4:24 of Round 2 Shane Burgos defeats Charles Jourdain by majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28) Lauren Murphy defeats Miesha Tate by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Punahele Soriano defeats Dalcha Lungiambula by KO (right hand) at 0:28 of Round 2 Ricky Simon defeats Jack Shore by submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:28 of Round 2 Bill Algeo defeats Herbert Burns by TKO (retirement) at 1:50 of Round 2 Dustin Jacoby defeats Da-Un Jung by KO (right hand) at 3:13 of Round 1 Dustin Stoltzfus defeats Dwight Grant by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Emily Ducote defeats Jessica Penne by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs Rodriguez Main Card Yair Rodriguez defeats Brian Ortega by TKO (injury) at 4:11 of Round 1 The main event was shaping up to be the entertaining back-and-forth everyone expected, but was brought to a premature halt late in the first round as Brian Ortega suffered a dislocated shoulder, giving Yair Rodriguez the first-round victory.
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