Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, round scoring, and play-by-play as UFC 231 goes down in the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
The main event will see UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway defending his title against top contender Brian Ortega. In the co-main, Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk will compete for the vacant women’s flyweight title.
This post will cover the preliminary card. The featured bout on the prelims is a strawweight showdown between Claudia Gadelha and Nina Ansaroff.
The show kicks off on Fight Pass at approximately 6pm ET with four fights. The card then moves to FS1 at 8pm ET for four more bouts, then onto the main PPV card at 10pm ET. The full lineup and schedule follows. The main card will be covered in a separate post.
Check out this week’s MMA Vivisection for predictions, analysis and betting odds on the each matchup.
Undercard (FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET)
Nina Ansaroff def. Claudia Gadelha by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Gilbert Burns def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Jessica Eye def. Katlyn Chookagian via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Elias Theodorou def. Eryk Anders by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Undercard (UFC Fight Pass at 6:00 p.m. ET)
Brad Katona def. Matthew Lopez by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Dhiego Lima def. Chad Laprise by KO (punch) at 1:37 of round 1
Diego Ferreira def. Kyle Neslon via TKO at 1:23 of Round 2
Aleksandar Rakic def. Devin Clark by TKO (strikes) at 4:05 of round 1
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