UFC 218 Results: Holloway vs. Aldo II, Ngannou Battles Overeem For A Title Shot & Two Potential FOTY Candidates

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Main Card (10pm EST., Pay-Per-View)

Max Holloway def. #1 Jose Aldo by TKO via strikes (4:51, R3) to retain the UFC Featherweight Title

#4 Francis Ngannou def. #1 Alistair Overeem by KO via punch (1:42, R1)

#2 Henry Cejudo def. #4 Sergio Pettis by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#4 Eddie Alvarez def. #5 Justin Gaethje by TKO via knee strike (3:59, R3)

#5 Tecia Torres def. #6 Michelle Waterson by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

Paul Felder def. Charles Oliveira by KO via elbow strikes (4:06, R2)

Yancy Medeiros def. #15 Alex Oliveira by TKO via strikes (2:02, R3)

David Teymur def. Drakkar Klose by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

#9 Felice Herrig def. #11 Cortney Casey by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (6:15pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Sabah Homasi by TKO via strikes (4:21, R1)

Dominick Reyes def. Jeremy Kimball by submission via rear naked choke (3:39, R1)

Justin Willis def. Allen Crowder by KO via punch (2:33, R1)

Amanda Bobby Cooper def. Angela Magana by TKO via strikes (4:34, R2)


Round By Round Recap

Justin Willis vs. Allen Crowder

Round One: The round begins with Crowder attacking Willis with some leg kicks, Willis catches a kick from Crowder and he pops him with a bunch of lefts. Willis nails Crowder with a punching combination followed by a knee strike, Willis backs Crowder into the cage wall after landing another punching combination. Willis continuously attacks Crowder with a plethora of lefts, Willis hits a kicking Crowder with a two punch combination. Willis rocks Crowder with a left hook and drops him with the follow up punch that causes the referee to jump in.

Official Result: Justin Willis def. Allen Crowder by KO via punch (2:33, R1)

Jeremy Kimball vs. Dominick Reyes

Round One: The round begins with Reyes attempting a front kick against Kimball, Kimball charges at Reyes while landing a punching combination. Kimball scores a takedown on Reyes and Reyes gets back up, Kimball holds Reyes against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. Reyes scores a takedown on Kimball and he gets side control, Kimball traps Reyes in his full guard while eating a few strikes. Reyes transitions to back control on Kimball after briefly posturing up, Reyes attacks Kimball with a bunch of elbow strikes. Reyes locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Dominick Reyes def. Jeremy Kimball by submission via rear naked choke (3:39, R1)

Sabah Homasi vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan

Round One: The round begins with Homasi attacking Alhassan with some leg kicks followed by a right, Homasi then cracks Alhassan with a two punch combination. Alhassan cracks a swinging Homasi with a counter right, Alhassan follows Homasi around the cage while landing rights and uppercuts. Alhassan grabs Homasi and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate after Alhassan lands a few more strikes. Homasi attacks Alhassan with knee strikes and uppercuts, Homasi scores a takedown on Alhassan and he lands multiple elbow strikes on the ground. Alhassan scrambles to his feet and he holds Homasi against the cage wall, Alhassan charges at Homasi while just swinging wildly at him. The fighters clinch and Homasi nails Alhassan with knee strikes, Alhassan scores a takedown on Homasi and Homasi gets back up. The fighters briefly separate and have a wild striking exchange, Alhassan drops Homasi during the exchange and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Sabah Homasi by TKO via strikes (4:21, R1)

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