UFC 226 Results: Stipe Miocic & Daniel Cormier Headlines, Does DC Become A Double Champion?

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

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UFC Heavyweight Title Fight
Daniel Cormier def. Stipe Miocic by KO via strikes (4:33, R1) to win the title

#5 Derrick Lewis def. #1 Francis Ngannou by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

#12 Anthony Pettis def. #9 Michael Chiesa by submission via triangle choke (0:52, R2)

Khalil Rountree def. Gokhan Saki by KO via strikes (1:36, R1)

Mike Perry def. #14 (LW) Paul Felder by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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

#10 Paulo Costa def. #9 Uriah Hall by TKO via strikes (2:38, R2)

#3 Raphael Assuncao def. #11 Rob Font by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Curtis Millender def. Max Griffin by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Drakkar Klose def. Lando Vannata by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Emily Whitmire def. Jamie Moyle by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Dan Hooker def. Gilbert Burns by KO via punch (2:28, R1)


Jamie Moyle vs. Emily Whitmire

Round One: The round begins with Whitmire attempting a high kick against Moyle, the fighters have a few striking exchanges. Whitmire cracks Moyle with a two punch combo before eating a left, Moyle starts attacking Whitmire with some leg kicks. Whitmire continuously catches Moyle with punching combinations, Whitmire also catches Moyle with some leg kicks. Whitmire continuously comes forward and swings aay at Moyle, Whitmire nails Moyle with a two punch combination. Whitmire catches Moyle with a kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Whitmire

Round Two: The round begins with Whitmire immediately swinging away at Moyle, Moyle attacks Whitmire with some combos of her own. Moyle also goes back to attacking Whitmire with some leg kicks, Whitmire then attacks Moyle with a high kick. Moyle grabs Whitmire and she gets her against the cage wall, Whitmire also catches Moyle with leg kicks of her own. Moyle looks for a takedown before nailing Whitmire with a right, Whitmire catches a swinging Moyle with a counter right. Moyle grabs Whitmire again and gets her against the cage wall before eating a knee strike, Whitmire goes for a takedown and Moyle winds up getting back control on the ground. Whitmire wall walks to her feet and separates from Moyle, Whitmire gets Moyle against the cage wall they separate after a short time. Moyle backs up Whitmire while landing a combination, Moyle eats a few strikes before cracking Whitmire with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Moyle (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Moyle attacking Whitmire with some leg kicks, the fighters immediately attack each other with punching combinations. Whitmire scores a takedown on Moyle and she gets the open guard, Whitmire transitions to the half guard on Moyle. Whitmire attacks Moyle with some ground and pound, Moyle eats more strikes as she gets Whitmire in her full guard. Whitmire regains half guard while nailing Moyle with more strikes, Whitmire postures up and swings away at Moyle as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Whitmire (Final Score: 29-28 for Whitmire)

Official Result: Emily Whitmire def. Jamie Moyle by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Dan Hooker vs. Gilbert Burns

Round One: The round begins with Burns attacking Hooker with some leg kicks, Burns cracks Hooker with a spin kick to the midsection. Burns nails a kicking Hooker with a counter right hook, Hooker nails Burns with some leg kicks of his own. Hooker pops an incoming Burns with a straight left, Hooker backs up Burns with a two punch combination. Hooker drops Burns with a right and he allows him to stand up, Burns goes for a takedown and Hooker briefly gets him in a guillotine choke. The fighters stand up and Hooker levels a swinging Burns with a counter left hook, Hooker pounces on a downed Burns until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Dan Hooker def. Gilbert Burns by KO via punch (2:28, R1)

Curtis Millender vs. Max Griffin

Round One: The round begins with Griffin jabbing away at Millender, the fighters exchange some front kick attempts. Millender looks for a knee strike against an incoming Griffin, Millender attempts a jumping knee strike against Griffin. Millender starts attacking Griffin with some leg kicks, Griffin scores a takedown on Millender after landing a right. Griffin advances to the half guard against Millender, Griffin starts attacking Millender with some ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Griffin

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Millender nails Griffin with a left to the midsection. Millender attempts a flying knee strike against Griffin, Griffin eats a kick before nailing Millender with a two punch combination. Millender catches Griffin with a knee strike to the midsection, Griffin starts hunting for the takedown against Millender. Griffin attacks the midsection of Millender with a few punches, Griffin nails an incoming Millender with a left hook. Millender attempts a few high kicks against Griffin, Millender stuns Griffin with a pair of knee strikes before scoring a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Millender (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Griffin catching Millender with a right, Millender catches an incoming Griffin with a step in knee strike. Millender backs up Griffin with a high kick attempt, Griffin backs up Millender with a multiple punch combination. Griffin holds Millender against the cage wall while landing a few strikes, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Griffin catches Millender on the top of the head with a right, Millender pops an incoming Griffin with a right. Millender cracks Griffin with a pair of rights followed by a knee strike, Griffin goes for a high kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Millender (Final Score: 29-28 for Millender)

Official Result: Curtis Millender def. Max Griffin by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Lando Vannata vs. Drakkar Klose

Round One: The round begins with Klose getting Vannata against the cage wall after landing a knee strike, Vannata scores a takedown on Klose and Klose gets right back up. The fighters separate and Klose attacks Vannata with leg kicks, Klose gets Vannata against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. The fighters separate and Klose kicks Vannata in the midsection, Vannata catches an incoming Klose with a straight right. Klose then backs up Vannata with a kick to the midsection, Klose again gets Vannata against the cage wall. The fighters exchange knee strikes before separating, Klose cracks a spinning Vannata with a right hook. Vannata catches Klose with a spinning back fist, Vannata then gets Klose against the cage wall while exchanging a few strikes. Klose nails Vannata with a knee followed by a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Klose

Round Two: The round begins with Klose kicking Vannata in the midsection, Vannata attacks Klose with a spinning back kick to the head. Vannata attacks Klose with a variety of kicks, the fighters would then clinch and exchange some knee strikes. Vannata responds by attacking Klose with a two punch combination, Vannata and Klose attack each other with a few rights. Klose gets Vannata against the cage wall before landing an elbow strike, the fighters separate and Vannata looks for the high kick. Klose stuns a spinning Vannata with a counter right hook, Vannata barely catches Klose with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Vannata follows that up by cracking Klose with a right, Klose catches an incoming Vannata with a knee strike. Klose attacks Vannata with a bunch of leg kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Klose (Overall Score: 20-18 for Klose)

Round Three: The round begins with Vannata attacking Klose with some leg kicks, Vannata comes forward and he swings away at Klose. Vannata catches Klose with a kick to the midsection, Klose eats a few knee strikes as he gets Vannata against the cage wall. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Vannata going for some spinning attacks against Klose. Klose continuously catches Vannata with some leg kicks, Vannata scores a takedown on Klose and he gets back control. Klose shakes Vannata off of him and both fighters are standing again, Klose scores a takedown on Vannata as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Klose (Final Score: 30-27 for Klose)

Official Result: Drakkar Klose def. Lando Vannata by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#3 Raphael Assuncao vs. #11 Rob Font

Round One: The round begins with Font catching a swinging Assuncao with a counter right, Assuncao starts nailing Font with some leg kicks. The fighters keep each other at bay by throwing some jabs, Assuncao nails Font with a kick to the midsection. Font responds by catching Assuncao with a left hook to the midsection, Assuncao briefly drops Font with a two punch combination. Assuncao barely connects with a front kick to the face of Font, Font attempts a flying knee strike against Assuncao as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Assuncao

Round Two: The round begins with Assuncao scoring a takedown on Font and he gets the half guard, Assuncao transitions to back control against Font. Font eats a few strikes while getting Assuncao in his half guard, Font eats more strikes while getting Assuncao in his full guard. Assuncao advances to the side control position against Font, Assuncao attacks Font with some ground and pound. Assuncao transitions to the half guard against Font, Font scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Font nails Assuncao with a right to the midsection, Assuncao then hits Font with a two punch combination. Assuncao starts attacking Font with some leg kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Assuncao (Overall Score: 20-18 for Assuncao)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Assuncao catches a backing Font with a left. Font comes forward and takes a few swings at Assuncao, Assuncao attacks Font with some leg kicks. Assuncao accidentally pokes Font in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Font swinging away at Assuncao. Assuncao scores a takedown on Font and he gets the open guard, Assuncao gains the half guard while landing some strikes. Assuncao gains the side control position while landing more strikes, Assuncao moves to the half guard on Font while landing more strikes and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Assuncao (Final Score: 30-27 for Assuncao)

Official Result: #3 Raphael Assuncao def. #11 Rob Font by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#9 Uriah Hall vs. #10 Paulo Costa

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Hall starts catching Costa with some leg kicks. Costa nails Hall with a kick to the midsection, Hall catches Costa with a plethora of jabs to the face while eating more kicks. Costa starts catching Hall with some leg kicks of his own, Costa continuously attacks Hall with kicks to the midsection. Costa accidentally nails Hall low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Hall nailing Costa with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Hall continuously attacks Costa with a plethora of jabs, Costa backs Hall into the cage wall with a multiple strike combination. Hall gets free and he swings away at Costa, Hall goes back to attacking Costa with punching combinations. Costa accidentally nails Hall low again and the fight is halted again, the fight resumes with Hall going for some spinning attacks against Costa and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hall

Round Two: The round begins with Hall coming forward and kicking away at Costa, Costa charges forward and swings away at Hall. Costa backs up Hall while landing a two punch combination, Hall scores a takedown on Costa and he gets right back up. Costa and Hall exchange a few rights to the face, Hall rocks a swinging Costa with a counter right to the face. Costa responds by kicking Hall in the midsection, Hall catches Costa with a knee strike to the midsection. Costa tags Hall and Hall starts backing up while eating more strikes, Costa destroys Hall with a left hook and he drops him with a few more strikes to cause the referee to jump in.

Official Result: #10 Paulo Costa def. #9 Uriah Hall by TKO via strikes (2:38, R2)

Khalil Rountree vs. Gokhan Saki

Round One: The round begins with Rountree jabbing away at Saki, Saki starts attacking Rountree with some high kicks. Rountree and Saki exchange a few rights to the face. Saki starts attacking Rountree with some leg kicks. Rountree destroys Saki with a left and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Khalil Rountree def. Gokhan Saki by KO via strikes (1:36, R1)

#9 Michael Chiesa vs. #12 Anthony Pettis

Round One: The round begins with Pettis attacking Chiesa with a punching combination, Chiesa scores a takedown on Pettis and he gets the half guard. Chiesa starts attacking Pettis with some ground and pound, Pettis scrambles and he gets back control on a standing Chiesa. Chiesa looks for a head kick against Pettis as the fighters separate, Pettis grabs Chiesa and he gets him against the cage wall. Chiesa scores another takedown on Pettis and he gets the open guard, Chiesa postures up and Pettis tries a head kick before getting up. Pettis starts attacking Chiesa with some leg kicks, Pettis trips up Chiesa before landing a few strikes. Chiesa avoids some kicks from Pettis as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pettis

Round Two: The round begins with Pettis kicking Chiesa in the midsection, Pettis rocks Chiesa before dropping him with a knee strike. Pettis goes for a guillotine choke and Chiesa escapes to get top position on the ground, Pettis catches Chiesa in a triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: #12 Anthony Pettis def. #9 Michael Chiesa by submission via triangle choke (0:52, R2)

#14 (LW) Paul Felder vs. Mike Perry

Round One: The round begins with Felder attacking Perry with some leg kicks, Perry catches Felder with a punching combination. Felder gets Perry against the cage wall while exchanging some strikes, Perry rocks Felder with a standing elbow strike to the head. The fighters separate and Felder cracks Perry with a right, Perry cracks Felder with another standing elbow strike. Felder looks for a knee strike against a swinging Perry, Felder catches Perry with a front kick to the midsection. Felder then attacks Perry with a head kick, Felder then goes for a roundhouse kick against Perry and it gets blocked. Perry grabs Felder and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Perry barely lands a spinning back fist on Felder. Felder goes for a spinning attack of his own as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Felder

Round Two: The round begins with Perry kicking Felder in the midsection, Perry nails a kicking Felder with a punching combination. Perry scores a takedown on Felder and he gets the open guard, Felder gets back to his feet with Perry holding onto him. Perry nails Felder with an elbow strike as they separate, Felder nails a swinging Perry with a counter right. Felder attempts a spinning back kick against Perry, Felder comes forward and he kicks away at Perry. Felder catches an incoming Perry with an elbow strike, Perry stuns Felder with a left hook to the head. The referee halts the fight so a doctor can check a cut on Felder, the action resumes with Perry holding Felder against the cage wall. Perry scores a takedown on Felder and he gets the half guard, Felder gets up and Perry swings away at him as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Perry (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Perry cracking Felder with a left hook, Perry and Felder exchange kicks until Perry lands another left hook. Felder starts attacking Perry with some leg kicks, Perry nails a swinging Felder with an uppercut to the chin. Felder goes for a knee strike against an incoming Perry, Perry eats an uppercut after catching Felder with a right. Perry starts attacking Felder with some high kicks, Felder goes for a spinning head kick against Perry and it gets blocked. Felder catches a swinging Perry with a counter left to the midsection, Perry grabs Felder and he gets him against the cage wall. Perry attacks Felder with some strikes while holding onto him, the fighters separate and the fighters just swing away at each other. The fighters have one more striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Perry (Final Score: 29-28 for Perry)

Official Result: Mike Perry def. #14 (LW) Paul Felder by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

#1 Francis Ngannou vs. #5 Derrick Lewis

Round One: The round begins with Lewis attempting a high kick against Ngannou, Lewis nails Ngannou with a kick to the midsection. Lewis goes for a switch kick against Ngannou, Lewis continues swinging away at Ngannou and little connects. Lewis brielfy goes for the takedown against Ngannou, Lewis starts attacking Ngannou with some leg kicks. Lewis backs up Ngannou with a second switch kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lewis

Round Two: The round begins with Ngannou attacking Lewis with a right, Ngannou keeps Lewis at a distance by throwing some jabs. Lewis briefly hunts for the takedown against Ngannou, Lewis then goes for a high kick against Ngannou. The referee halts the fight for timidly, the action resumes with Lewis kicking Ngannou in the midsection. Lewis nails a swinging Ngannou with a kick to the midsection and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lewis (Overall Score: 20-18 for Lewis)

Round Three: The round begins with Ngannou peppering Lewis with a few jabs, Ngannou attempts a high kick and Lewis blocks it. Lewis charges forward and he swings away at Ngannou, Ngannou and Lewis exchange some high kick attempts. Lewis starts attacking Ngannou with some leg kicks, Lewis attacks Ngannou with a kick to the midsection. Ngannou pops a kicking Lewis with a counter left, Lewis eats another left as he nails Ngannou with some knee strikes. Lewis kicks Ngannou in the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lewis (Final Score: 30-27 for Lewis)

Official Result: #5 Derrick Lewis def. #1 Francis Ngannou by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

UFC Heavyweight Title Fight: Stipe Miocic (c) vs. Daniel Cormier (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)

Round One: The round begins with Miocic attacking Cormier with a punching combination, Cormier cracks a swinging Miocic with a counter right. Miocic scores a takedown on Cormier and Cormier gets right back up, Miocic holds Cormier against the cage wall while landing some strikes. The fighters separate and Cormier nails Miocic with a right, Miocic charges forward and he swings away at Cormier. Miocic then catches an incoming Cormier with a knee strike to the midsection, the fighters exchange some leg kicks. Miocic then cracks Cormier with a left hook followed by a right, Cormier charges forward and cracks Miocic with a two punch combo. Cormier accidentally pokes Miocic in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Cormier kicks Miocic in the midsection. Cormier catches a swinging Miocic with a four punch combination, Cormier drops Miocic with a right hook and he pounces on him with more strikes until Miocic goes out cold.

Official Result: Daniel Cormier def. Stipe Miocic by KO via strikes (4:33, R1) to win the UFC Heavyweight Title

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