The surprises never stop. Last night, UFC made its return to The Octagon, after initially being canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The main event featured Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje for the Interim UFC Lightweight Championship.
Below are the results, courtesy of MMA Fighting:
Justin Gaethje def. Tony Ferguson via fifth-round TKO (3:39)
Henry Cejudo def. Dominick Cruz via second-round TKO (4:58)
Francis Ngannou def. Jairzinho Rozenstruik via first-round KO (0:20)
Calvin Kattar def. Jeremy Stephens via second-round TKO (2:42)
Greg Hardy def. Yorgan De Castro via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Anthony Pettis def. Donald Cerrone via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Alexey Oleinik def. Fabricio Werdum via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Carla Esparza def. Michelle Waterson via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 30-27)
Vicente Luque def. Niko Price via third-round TKO (3:37) (doctor’s stoppage)
Bryce Mitchell def. Charles Rosa via unanimous decision (30×25 2, 30×24)
Ryan Spann def. Sam Alvey via split decision (29-28 x2, 28-29)
Check out the post-fight interviews from the main event:
It should also be noted that Bantamweight Champion Henry Cejudo announced his retirement following the successful defense of his championship.
This was an awesome night of fighting. Not only was it great to finally have live sports again, but the action was intense. I particularly was impressed with Francis Ngannou winning his fight in 20 seconds. That was sick!
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