UFC 228 Results: Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till Headlines One Of The Wildest UFC Events Of 2018

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

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UFC Welterweight Title Fight
Tyron Woodley def. #2 Darren Till by submission via d’arce choke (4:19, R2) to retain the title

#2 Jessica Andrade def. #4 Karolina Kowalkiewicz by KO via punch (1:58, R1)

#15 Zabit Magomedsharipov def. Brandon Davis by submission via banana split (3:46, R2)

Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Niko Price by KO via strikes (0:43, R1)

#5 Jimmie Rivera def. #7 John Dodson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., FX)

#9 Tatiana Suarez def. #6 Carla Esparza by TKO via strikes (4:33, R3)

#8 Aljamain Sterling def. #10 Cody Stamann by submission via knee bar (3:42, R2)

Darren Stewart def. Charles Byrd by TKO via strikes (2:17, R2)

Geoff Neal def. Frank Camacho by KO via head kick (1:23, R2)

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

Diego Sanchez def. Craig White by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jim Miller def. Alex White by submission via rear naked choke (1:29, R1)

#12 Irene Aldana def. #13 Lucie Pudilova by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Jarred Brooks def. Roberto Sanchez by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)


Jarred Brooks vs. Roberto Sanchez

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Brooks nails Sanchez with a left before eating a right. Sanchez backs Brooks into the cage wall before scoring a takedown, Brooks scrambles and Sanchez keeps top position. Brooks rolls for a heel hook and Sanchez escapes before landing a few strikes, Sanchez attacks Brooks with ground and pound. Brooks continues looking for leg locks until he scrambles to his feet, Sanchez quickly gets Brooks against the cage wall. Sanchez attacks Brooks with knee strikes to the thigh, Sanchez keeps Brooks on the cage wall until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sanchez

Round Two: The round begins with Brooks cracking Sanchez with a right, Sanchez grabs Brooks and he gets him against the cage wall. Brooks scores a takedown on Sanchez and Sanchez gets right back up, Brooks gets Sanchez up against the cage wall. Brooks starts attacking Sanchez with some knee strikes, Sanchez pulls guard on Brooks to get the fight to the ground. Brooks attacks Sanchez with some ground and pound, Brooks stays in top position as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Brooks attacking Sanchez with a spinning back fist, Brooks gets a swinging Sanchez against the cage wall. Brooks scores a takedown on Sanchez and he gets side control, Brooks attacks Sanchez with a few knee strikes to the midsection. Sanchez scrambles to his feet and Brooks gets him against the cage wall while landing more knee strikes, Brooks drags Sanchez back to the ground and he gets the full guard. Brooks attacks Sanchez with some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jarred Brooks def. Roberto Sanchez by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

#12 Irene Aldana vs. #13 Lucie Pudilova

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Aldana starts attacking Pudilova with some leg kicks. Pudilova charges at Aldana while swinging away at her, Aldana picks Pudilova apart with jabs from a distance. Pudilova nails a swinging Aldana with a counter right, Aldana catches a swinging Pudilova with a counter right of her own. Pudilova charges at Aldana and she swings wildly at her, Pudilova attempts a few high kicks against Aldana. Pudilova and Aldana continue nailing each other with rights, Pudilova gets Aldana against the cage wall while throwing a combination, Pudilova nails Aldana with a front kick to the face. Aldana nails Pudilova with a spinning back fist as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pudilova

Round Two: The round begins with Aldana attacking Pudilova with some leg kicks, Aldana lands a combination before eating a counter right from Pudilova. Pudilova continues attacking Aldana with a variety of high kicks, the fighters exchange a ton of jabs to the face. Pudilova barely connects with a superman punch against Aldana, Pudilova continues coming forward and swinging away at Aldana. Aldana keeps Pudilova at a distance by attacking her with leg kicks, Aldana nails a swinging Pudilova with a counter uppercut. Pudilova nails Aldana with a kick to the midsection, Aldana goes for the takedown and Pudilova nails her with an elbow strike as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Aldana attacking Pudilova with some leg kicks, Pudilova charges at Aldana and swings away at her. Pudilova then nails a kicking Aldana with a few rights, Pudilova continues attacking Aldana with punching combinations. Aldana and Pudilova exchange some rights to the face, Pudilova charges forward as both fighters swing away at each other. Aldana cracks a swinging Pudilova with a counter right uppercut, the fighters attack each other with a plethora of jabs. Pudilova backs Aldana into the cage wall with a combination followed by a knee strike, Aldana destroys Pudilova with several knee strikes to the face before separating. Pudilova cracks a swinging Aldana with a superman punch as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #12 Irene Aldana def. #13 Lucie Pudilova by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Jim Miller vs. Alex White

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Miller starts attacking White with some leg kicks. Miller then cracks White with a straight left, Miller drops White twice with some lefts hooks to the head. Miller gets back control on the ground and he applies the rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Jim Miller def. Alex White by submission via rear naked choke (1:29, R1)

Diego Sanchez vs. Craig White

Round One: The round begins with a huge striking exchange between the fighters, White catches Sanchez in a standing guillotine choke. Sanchez escapes by scoring a takedown on White and he gets the open guard, Sanchez starts attacking White with ground and pound. Sanchez occasionally postures up and swings away at White, Sanchez transitions to the half guard against White. Sanchez then advances to the side control position against White, Sanchez traps White in the crucifix position for a short time. Sanchez postures up and he swings away at White until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Sanchez

Round Two: The round begins with White charging forward and swinging away at Sanchez, Sanchez eats a knee strike before scoring a takedown on White. Sanchez postures up and White nails him with an up kick, Sanchez starts attacking White with ground and pound. White does his best to attack Sanchez with up kicks whenever he can, Sanchez settles in the full guard of White. Sanchez transitions to side control on White while landing some knee strikes, Sanchez moves to the north/south position against White. Sanchez returns to the full guard of White while landing more strikes, Sanchez regains north/south position while landing more strikes and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sanchez (Overall Score: 20-17 for Sanchez)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging wildly at each other, Sanchez briefly gets rocked before scoring a takedown on White. Sanchez starts attacking White with a lot of ground and pound, Sanchez occasionally postures up and swings away at White. Sanchez gains the north/south position on White while landing a knee strike, Sanchez settles in the side control position against White. White eventually gets Sanchez in his full guard while eating more strikes, Sanchez attacks White with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sanchez (Final Score: 30-26 for Sanchez)

Official Result: Diego Sanchez def. Craig White by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Charles Byrd vs. Darren Stewart

Round One: The round begins with Stewart attacking Byrd with a few jabs, Byrd comes forward and he nails Stewart with a right. Byrd clinches with Stewart while looking for the takedown, the fighters separate and Byrd nails Stewart with a left. Byrd backs Stewart into the cage wall after landing a two punch combination, Byrd briefly goes for a jump guillotine choke on Stewart. Byrd cracks Stewart with standing elbow strikes to the head, Byrd nails Stewart with a right before getting him against the cage wall again. The fighters separate and Byrd attacks Stewart with some high kicks, Byrd gets Stewart against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. Stewart attacks Byrd with a combo as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Byrd

Round Two: The round begins with Byrd attacking Stewart with some leg kicks, Stewart and Byrd clinch along the cage wall. The fighters separate and Byrd nails a swinging Stewart with a counter right, Byrd nails Stewart with a right after a brief clinch. Byrd rocks Stewart by landing a pair of rights, Stewart recovers and he stuns Byrd with a combo of his own. Stewart drops Byrd and Byrd gets up while eating more strikes, Stewart drops Byrd again with a elbow strike and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Darren Stewart def. Charles Byrd by TKO via strikes (2:17, R2)

Geoff Neal vs. Frank Camacho

Round One: The round begins with Neal nailing Camacho with a two punch combination, Neal then attacks Camacho with a high kick. Neal looks to nail a swinging Camacho with counter strikes, Camacho cracks Neal with a right to the midsection. Neal then cracks an incoming Camacho with a few lefts, Neal again attacks Camacho with a high kick attempt. Neal continues attacking Camacho with lefts, Camacho gets a swinging Neal up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Neal pops Camacho with some more lefts, Camacho nails Neal with a kick to the midsection. Camacho goes for a takedown and Neal nails him with a left, Neal drops Camacho and pounces on him with strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Neal

Round Two: The round begins with Camacho going for a takedown and Neal attacks him with a combination, Neal keeps Camacho against the cage wall while picking him apart with punches. Camacho charges forward and he swings away at Neal, Neal destroys Camacho with a head kick and Camacho goes out cold.

Official Result: Geoff Neal def. Frank Camacho by KO via head kick (1:23, R2)

#8 Aljamain Sterling vs. #10 Cody Stamann

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging high kicks, Sterling starts attacking Stamann with a variety of kicks. Sterling starts hunting for takedowns against Stamann, Stamann charges forward and he swings away at Sterling. Sterling gets Stamann against the cage wall after throwing a series of kicks at him, Stamann spins Sterling and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Sterling nails Stamann with a right, Stamann scores a takedown on Sterling and Sterling gets right back up. Stamann scores another takedown on Sterling and he gets the open guard, Sterling catches Stamann in the triangle choke and Stamann escapes after a long struggle. Sterling gets up and Stamann gets him against the cage wall, Stamann scores another takedown on Sterling as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Stamann

Round Two: The round begins with Stamann attacking Sterling with a high kick, Sterling backs Stamann up while swinging away at him. Sterling scores a takedown on a kicking Stamann and he gets him in the seated position, Sterling gains back control against Stamann. Stamann gets back up with Sterling holding onto him, Sterling starts attacking Stamann with knee strikes. Stamann scores a takedown on Sterling and Sterling gets back up, Stamann also attacks Sterling with knee strikes before separating. Sterling then scores a takedown on Stamann and he gets side control, Sterling gains the full mount against Stamann. Sterling advances to back control while landing strikes, Sterling catches Stamann in a suloev stretch after a full nelson attempt and a tap out follows.

Official Result: #8 Aljamain Sterling def. #10 Cody Stamann by submission via suloev stretch (3:42, R2)

#6 Carla Esparza vs. #9 Tatiana Suarez

Round One: The round begins with Suarez attempting a few kicks against Esparza, Suarez scores a takedown on Esparza and she gets the half guard. Siarez attacks Esparza with some ground and pound, Esparza gets Suarez in her full guard while eating more strikes. Suarez regains the half guard against a scarmbling Esparza, Esparza eats more strikes while getting Suarez in her full guard. Esparza gets back to her feet and Suarez drags her right back to the ground, Suarez immediately attacks Esparza with more strikes. Suarez gains the side control position against Esparza, Esparza scrambles to create space and Suarez nails her with more strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Suarez

Round Two: The round begins with Suarez attacking Esparza with a side kick to the midsection, Suarez scores a takedown on Esparza and she gets heron her knees. Esparza wall walks to stand again and Esparza attacks her with knee strikes, Suarez scores another takedown on Esparza and she gets side control. Esparza scrambles and she gets Suarez in her full guard, Suarez attacks Esparza with ground and pound. Esparza wall walks to her feet and Suarez keeps her against the cage wall, Suarez scores another takedown on Esparza and she gets side control. Esparza spins at the right time to get the fight standing and she separates from Suarez, Suarez scores a takedown on Esparza and she again gets side control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Esparza swinging wildly at Suarez while looking for a takedown, Suarez scores a takedown on Esparza and Esparza gets up. Suarez drags Esparza back to the ground while gaining side control, Esparza tries scrambling and Suarez looks for full mount while landing strikes. Esparza eats more strikes while getting Suarez in her full guard, Suarez transitions to the full mount while attacking Esparza with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #9 Tatiana Suarez def. #6 Carla Esparza by TKO via strikes (4:33, R3)

Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Niko Price

Round One: The round begins with Price cracking a kicking Alhassan with a counter right, Alhassan comes forward and swings wildly at Price. Alhassan backs Price into the cage wall during a huge exchange and then destroys him with a huge combination that knocks Price out cold.

Official Result: Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Niko Price by KO via strikes (0:43, R1)

#5 Jimmie Rivera vs. #7 John Dodson

Round One: The round begins with Dodson charging a Rivera and swinging away at him, Dodson also attacks Rivera with some leg kicks. Rivera goes for a kick and Dodson nails him with a counter left, Rivera then hits Dodson with a right to the midsection. Dodson goes for a high kick and Rivera manages to block it, Rivera starts attacking Dodson with some leg kicks. Rivera starts hunting for the takedown against Dodson, Dodson goes for a high kick and Rivera pops him with a left. Dodson comes forward and he nails Rivera with a left, Rivera catches an incoming Dodson with a punching combination. Dodson responds and he nails Rivera with a few lefts, Rivera hits Dodson with some left hooks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rivera

Round Two: The round begins with Rivera quickly attacking Dodson with some leg kicks, Dodson and Rivera have a few striking exchanges. Dodson nails a kicking Rivera with a counter left, Rivera backs up Dodson while throwing some rights. Dodson goes for a high kick and Rivera blocks it, Dodson goes for a spinning back fist and Rivera gets out of the way. Rivera accidentally nails Dodson low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Rivera attacking Dodson with left hooks as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Rivera attacking Dodson with some leg kicks, Rivera rocks a swinging Dodson with a counter left hook. Rivera follows Dodson around the Octagon before landinga  right, Dodson tries to land a few combos against Rivera. Rivera follows Dodson around the cage while taking a few swings at him, Dodson hits a swinging Rivera with a counter left before eating a right and the round ends.

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

Official Result: #5 Jimmie Rivera def. #7 John Dodson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

#15 Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Brandon Davis

Round One: The round begins with Davis attacking Magomedsharipov with some leg kicks, Davis attacks Magomedsharipov with a variety of kicks. Magomedsharipov starts nailing Davis with a few jabs, Magomedsharipov attacks Davis with a spinning back fist. Magomedsharipov cracks a swinging Davis with a counter left hook, Davis catches an incoming Magomedsharipov with an uppercut. Magomedsharipov scores a takedown on Davis and Davis gets right back up, Magomedsharipov scores another takedown on Davis and Davis gets right back up again. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davis

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Magomedsharipov grabs Davis and gets him against the cage wall. Magomedsharipov scores a takedown on Davis and he gets the half guard, Davis gets back to his feet with Magomedsharipov holding onto him. Magomedsharipov scores another takedown and Davis gets right back up after eating a few strikes, the fighters separate and Magomedsharipov scores another takedown on Davis. Magomedsharipov gains back control against Davis, Magomedsharipov rolls for the banana split and a tap out follows.

Official Result: #15 Zabit Magomedsharipov def. Brandon Davis by submission via banana split (3:46, R2)

#2 Jessica Andrade vs. #4 Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Round One: The round begins with Andrade swarming on a swinging Kowalkiewicz with a plethora of strikes, Kowalkiewicz recovers and lands a combo of her own followed by a knee strike. Andrade exchanges knee strikes with Kowalkiewicz before landing a right, Andrade continues charging forward and swinging wildly at Kowalkiewicz. Kowalkiewicz destroys a swinging Kowalkiewicz with a counter right hook and Kowalkiewicz goes out cold.

Official Result: #2 Jessica Andrade def. #4 Karolina Kowalkiewicz by KO via punch (1:58, R1)

UFC Welterweight Title Fight: Tyron Woodley (c) vs. #2 Darren Till

Round One: The round begins with Woodley attacking Till with a punching combination, Woodley grabs Till and he gets him against the cage wall. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Woodley nailing Till with a right. Woodley also attacks Till with a high kick attempt, Woodley grabs Till again and he gets him on the cage wall again. Woodley attacks Till with knee strikes to the thigh, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity again. The action resumes with Till attempting a head kick and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Woodley

Round Two: The round begins with Woodley drops Till with a right and he pounces on him with a ton more strikes as he settles in the full guard. Woodley transitions to the full guard against Till while landing more strikes, Woodley goes back to attacking Till with ground and pound. Woodley locks Till in the d’arce choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Tyron Woodley def. #2 Darren Till by submission via d’arce choke (4:19, R2) to retain the title

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