UFC 230 Results: Daniel Cormier Defends The Heavyweight Title, Plus Several Big Upsets At Middleweight

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

UFC Heavyweight Title Fight
Daniel Cormier def. #2 Derrick Lewis by submission via rear naked choke (2:14, R2) to retain the title

#5 Ronaldo Souza def. #3 Chris Weidman by TKO via strikes (2:46, R3)

Jared Cannonier def. #7 David Branch by TKO via strikes (0:29, R2)

Karl Roberson def. Jack Marshman by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

#9 Israel Adesanya def. #6 Derek Brunson by TKO via strikes (4:51, R1)

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

Jordan Rinaldi def. Jason Knight by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-25, 30-26)

#4 Sijara Eubanks def. #7 Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Sheymon Moraes def. Julio Arce by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-26)

Lyman Good def. Ben Saunders by KO via strikes (1:32, R1)

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

Matt Frevola fights Lando Vannata to a majority draw (29-28, 28-28, 28-28)

Shane Burgos def. Kurt Holobaugh by submission via arm bar (2:11, R1)

Marcos Rogerio De Lima def. Adam Wieczorek by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Adam Wieczorek vs. Marcos Rogerio De Lima

Round One: The round begins with De Lima attacking Wieczorek with some leg kicks, Wieczorek scores a takedown on De Lima and he gets the half guard. De Lima scrambles to his feet and quickly scores a takedown on Wieczorek, De Lima attacks Wieczorek with some ground and pound. De Lima turns up the heat with the ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for De Lima

Round Two: The round begins with De Lima attacking Wieczorek with some leg kicks, De Lima nails a swinging Wieczorek with a counter right hook. De Lima grabs Wieczorek and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate as De Lima swings away at Wieczorek. Wieczorek grabs a swinging De Lima and he gets him against the cage wall, De Lima spins Wieczorek and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and De Lima kicks away at him, De Lima gets Wieczorek against the cage wall after throwing a punching combination. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with De Lima attacking Wieczorek with more leg kicks. Wieczorek grabs De Lima and he gets him back against the cage wall, De Lima swings away at Wieczorek as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with De Lima attacking Wieczorek with leg kicks, De Lima grabs Wieczorek and he gets him against the cage wall. De Lima scores a takedown on Wieczorek and he gets side control, De Lima transitions to full mount against Wieczorek. Wieczorek scrambles and he causes both fighters to get back to their feet, De Lima scores another takedown on Wieczorek and he gets the open guard. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other. De Lima scores another takedown on Wieczorek and he gets the open guard, De Lima stays in top position as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Marcos Rogerio De Lima def. Adam Wieczorek by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Shane Burgos vs. Kurt Holobaugh

Round One: The round begins with Holobaugh attacking Burgos with some leg kicks, Holobaugh comes forward to attack Burgos with a combination. Holobaugh and Burgos catch each other with a plethora of jabs, Burgos nails a swinging Holobaugh with a counter left. Burgos hits an incoming Holobaugh with a front kick to the midsection, Holobaugh drops a swinging Burgos with a combination and he gets top position on the ground. Burgos catches Holobaugh in an arm bar from out of nowhere to force a tap out.

Official Result: Shane Burgos def. Kurt Holobaugh by submission via arm bar (2:11, R1)

Matt Frevola vs. Lando Vannata

Round One: The round begins with Frevola instantly attempting a high kick against Vannata, Vannata looks for a roundhouse kick against Frevola. Frevola starts attacking Vannata with a plethora of leg kicks, Frevola pops and incoming Vannata with a counter right. Vannata drops Frevola with a head kick and Frevola gets back up while eating strikes, Frevola then kicks Vannata in the midsection. Frevola comes forward and he pops Vannata with a right, Frevola follows that up by cracking a kicking Vannata with a pair of counter rights. Vannata attacks Frevola with a high kick followed by a punching combination, Frevola barely connects with a spinning heel kick against Vannata. Frevola follows that up by rocking Vannata with a combination, Frevola rocks a swinging Vannata with a two punch combination. Vannata goes for aq takedown and Frevola gets top position while attempting a guillotine choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Frevola

Round Two: The round begins with Frevola instantly kicking away at Vannata, Vannata backs up Frevola by landing a spinning back kick to the midsection. Vannata nails Frevola with a front kick to the face followed by a punching combination, Vannata drops Frevola with a right and Frevola gets up while eating strikes. Vannata follows Frevola around the cage while attacking him with a plethora of strikes, Frevola starts hunting for takedowns against Vannata. Vannata then cracks a swinging Frevola with a right, Vannata then hits Frevola with a spinning heel kick to the head. Frevola goes back to attacking Vannata with leg kicks, Frevola and Vannata just start swinging wildly at each other. Vannata attempts a guillotine choke on Frevola as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Frevola attempting a few kicks to back Vannata up, Frevola nails Vannata with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Vannata comes forward and he takes a few swings at Frevola, Frevola looks for a flying knee strike against Vannata. Vannata scores a takedown on Frevola after eating a five punch combination, Frevola gets right back up to get the fight standing again. Vannata backs up Frevola while landing a short left hook, Frevola goes back to attacking Vannata with leg kicks. Vannata then nails Frevola with a kick to the midsection, Frevola comes forward and he takes a few swings at Vannata. Frevola scores a takedown and Vannata gets right back up, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Matt Frevola fights Lando Vannata to a majority draw (29-28, 28-28, 28-28)

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