Eddie Mercado and Dayne Fox are here to breakdown this event with hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event.
This Saturday’s, Nov. 2nd., UFC 244 event, from Madison Square Garden, NYC, New York, featured a co-main between #4 ranked Middleweight, Kelvin Gastelum vs. Darren ‘The Gorilla’ Till and a Main Event showcasing a top-ranked Welterweight bout for the “BMF Title” (Baddest Mother F*cker) between Jorge ‘Gamebred’ Masvidal and The Pride of Stockton, Nate Diaz. Rounding out the main event were treated to the likes of Kevin ‘Motown Phenom’ Lee vs. Gregor ‘The Gift’ Gillespie.
Here’s a look at the UFC 244 RESULTS & new fight records:
UFC 244 MAIN CARD | SATURDAY NOV. 2 – 10PM/7PM ETPT
- 170 lbs – Jorge Masvidal (35-13) DEF. Nate Diaz (20-12) – KO/TKO- DR Stoppage (eye cut) at 5:00 Rd 3 of 5, Total 15:00
- 185 lbs – Darren Till (18-2) DEF. Kelvin Gastelum (16-5) – DEC-Unanimous
- 170 lbs – Stephen Thompson (15-4) DEF. Vicente Luque (17-7) – DEC-Unanimous
- 265 lbs – Derrick Lewis (22-7) DEF. Blagoy Ivanov (18-3) – DEC-Split
- 205 lbs – Kevin Lee (18-5) DEF. Gregor Gillespie (13-1) – KO/TKO-Overhand Right to Head Kick at 2:47 of Rd 1
FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Stephen Thompson vs. Vicente Luque
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Kevin Lee, Corey Anderson
ATTENDANCE: 20,143 – Sellout
GATE: $6,575,996.19 (2nd highest at MSG behind 205)
ESPN2 PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT
205 lbs – Corey Anderson (13-4) DEF. Johnny Walker (17-4) – KO/TKO-Punches at 2:07 of Rd 1
145 lbs – Shane Burgos (13-1) DEF. Makwan Amirkhani (15-4) – KO/TKO-Punches at 4:32 of Rd 3, Total 14:32
185 lbs – Edmen Shahbazyan (11-0) DEF. Brad Tavares (17-6) – KO/TKO-Left Head Kick at 2:27 of Rd 1
265 lbs – Jairzinho Rozenstruik (9-0) DEF. Andrei Arlovski (28-19) – KO/TKO-Counter Left Hook at 0:19 of Rd 1
FIGHTPASS/ESPN+ EARLY PRELIMS | 6:30PM/3:30PM ETPT
125 lbs – Katlyn Chookagian (13-2) DEF. Jennifer Maia (17-6) – DEC-Unanimous
170 lbs – Lyman Good (21-5) DEF. Chance Rencountre (14-4) – KO/TKO-Right Cross to G & P at 2:03 of Rd 3, Total 12:03
145 lbs – Hakeem Dawodu (11-1) DEF. Julio Arce (16-4) – DEC-Split
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