Bloody Elbow fight expert, Zane Simon is here, joined by his cohort, Eddie Mercado. We recorded for you on Saturday, July 30th, 2022, with a breakdown of the UFC 277: Peña vs Nunes 2 & Moreno vs Kara-France 13-bout PPV (pay-per-view) event; which took place at The American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
The guys have hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event in the player above, or they can be caught on our Bloody Elbow Presents YouTube Channel or any platform in our BE Presents Podcast Network.
For all the results, reactions and a plethora of details about the main card, and plenty of tidbits about all the prelims, be sure to hit play on the show to hear what our fight experts have to say!
Overall, this 13-bout card saw two exciting first round finishes, six thrilling KO/TKO’s, one sweet submission, and six hard-fought decisions. Rounding things out, our fighters who were awarded for putting forth BONUS efforts included — FOTN: Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France. POTN: Drew Dober and Alexandre Pantoja.
Here’s a look at the UFC 277: Peña vs Nunes 2 & Moreno vs Kara-France fight card with full results & updated fight records:
The main & co-main event title fights were each scheduled for five rounds, with the remaining bouts scheduled for three rounds. | Official UFC Scorecards
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13. The ReMatch for the UFC Bantamweight Championship: Amanda Nunes (22-5) DEF. Julianna Peña (11-5) — via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-44, 50-43)
12. UFC Interim Flyweight Championship: Brandon Moreno (20-6-2) DEF. Kai Kara-France (24-10) — via TKO (strikes) at 4:34 of the third round
11. Sergei Pavlovich (16-1) DEF. Derrick Lewis (26-10) — via TKO (strikes) at 0:55 of the first round
10. Alexandre Pantoja (25-5) DEF. Alex Perez (24-7) — via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:31 of the first round
9. Magomed Ankalaev (18-1) DEF. Anthony Smith (36-17) — via TKO (strikes) at 3:09 of the second round
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8. Alex Morono (22-7) DEF. Matt Semelsberger (10-4) — via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
7. Drew Dober (25-11) DEF. Rafael Alves (20-11) — via KO at 1:30 of the third round
6. Hamdy Abdelwahab (4-0) DEF. Don’Tale Mayes (9-5) — via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
5. Drakkar Klose (13-2) DEF. Rafa Garcia (14-3) — via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
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4. Michael Morales (14-0) DEF. Adam Fugitt (8-3) — via TKO (strikes) at 1:09 of the third round
3. Joselyne Edwards (12-4) DEF. Ji Yeon Kim (9-6-2) — via split decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)
2. Nick Negumereanu (13-1) DEF. Ihor Potieria (20-3) — via TKO (strikes) at 3:33 of the second round
1. Orion Cosce (8-1) DEF. Blood Diamond (3-2) — via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
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