Rafael dos Anjos avoided his first three-fight losing streak, submitting Kevin Lee Saturday night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 152.
The event aired live on ESPN+ from the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York. It was the 10th UFC card to stream on ESPN’s all-digital service.
Dos Anjos, a former lightweight champion, improved to 4-2 since moving up to welterweight with the win, which came in the fourth round via arm-triangle choke.
In the co-main event, Ian Heinisch claimed a decision over Antonio Carlos Junior, sweeping the scorecards.
Felicia Spencer upset top contender Megan Anderson, scoring a first round submission when he locked in a rear-naked choke. Vicente Luque and Charles Oliveira recorded knockouts, and David Ramos claimed a convincing decision over Austin Hubbard to conclude the main card.
Aspen Ladd, Desmond Green, Michel Pereira, Grant Dawson, Ed Herman, Zak Cummings and Julio Arce all had wins on the prelims. Pereira scored a first round knockout when he landed a flying knee, Dawson and Cummings won via submission, Herman stopped Patrick Cummins and Arce connected with a head-kick in the third vs. Julian Erosa to begin the night.
Complete results from UFC Fight Night 152 can be found below:
Rafael dos Anjos def. Kevin Lee via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:47 of Round 4
Ian Heinisch def. Antonio Carlos Junior via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Felicia Spencer def. Megan Anderson via submission (rear-naked choke) 3:24 of Round 1
Vicente Luque def. Derrick Krantz via TKO (strikes) at 3:52 of Round 1
Charles Oliveira def. Nik Lentz via TKO (strikes) at 2:11 of Round 2
Davi Ramos def. Austin Hubbard via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Aspen Ladd def. Sijara Eubanks via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-28)
Desmond Green def. Charles Jourdain via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Michel Pereira def. Danny Roberts via KO (flying knee) at 1:47 of Round 1
Grant Dawson def. Michael Trizano via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:27 of Round 2
Ed Herman def. Patrick Cummins via TKO (strikes) at 3:39 of Round 1
Zak Cummings def. Trevin Giles via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:01 of Round 3
Julio Arce def. Julian Erosa via KO (head-kick) at 1:49 of Round 3