Eddie Mercado and Dayne Fox are here to breakdown UFC 245 with hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event.
This Saturday’s, Dec. 14th., UFC 245 PPV event, from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, featured three title fights. The main event saw ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ Kamaru Usman entering the octagon tonight on a sixteen-fight win streak, and decimate Colby ‘Chaos’ Covington, who had a seven-fight win streak under his belt; also on the card was another Title Bout, with the #2 ranked Featherweight, Max ‘Blessed’ Holloway, who entered the Octagon as a staff favorite against Alexander ‘The Great’ Volkanovski, who was on a seventeen-fight win streak and left as the undefeated new Featherweight Champion by Unanimous Decision; rounding things out, we were also treated to a third Title Fight with Amanda ‘The Lioness’ Nunes defending her title and easily beating Germaine ‘The Iron Lady’ de Randamie via Unanimous Decision… what a night of fights we have to discuss with you!
Here’s a look at the UFC 245 RESULTS & new fight records, which will be updated live right here as the event unfolds:
UFC 245 MAIN CARD | SATURDAY DEC. 14 – 10PM/7PM ETPT
- 170 lbs – Kamaru Usman (16-1) DEF. Colby Covington (15-2) – KO/TKO – Punches at 4:10 of Rd 5, Total 24:10
- 145 lbs – Alexander Volkanovski (21-1) DEF. Max Holloway (21-5) – DEC – Unanimous
- 135 lbs – Amanda Nunes (19-4) DEF. Germaine de Randamie (9-4) – DEC – Unanimous
- 135 lbs – Marlon Moraes (23-6) DEF. Jose Aldo (28-6) – DEC – SPLIT
- 135 lbs – Petr Yan (14-1) DEF. Urijah Faber (35-11) – KO/TKO – Head Kick at 0:43 of Rd 3, Total 10:43
FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Petr Yan, Irene Aldana
GATE: $4,041,119 Million
ESPN2 PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT
170 lbs – Geoff Neal (13-2) DEF. Mike Perry (13-6) – KO/TKO – Head Kick & Punches at 1:30 of Rd 1
135 lbs – Irene Aldana (12-5) DEF. Ketlen Vieira (10-1) – KO/TKO – Left Hook at 4:51 of Rd 1
185 lbs – Omari Akhmedov (20-4) DEF. Ian Heinisch (13-3) – DEC – Unanimous
170 lbs – Matt Brown (22-16) DEF. Ben Saunders (22-13) – KO/TKO – G & P at 4:55 of Rd 2, Total 9:55
FIGHTPASS/ESPN+ EARLY PRELIMS | 6:30PM/3:30PM ETPT
145 lbs – Chase Hooper (9-0) DEF. Daniel Teymur (7-4) – KO/TKO – G & P at 4:34 of Rd 1
125 lbs – Brandon Moreno (16-5) DEF. Kai Kara-France (20-8) – DEC – Unanimous
125 lbs – Jessica Eye (16-5) DEF. Viviane Araujo (8-2), DEC – Unanimous
185 lbs – Punahele Soriano (7-0) DEF. Oskar Piechota (11-3), KO/TKO – Left Hook at 3:17 of Rd 1
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