UFC 232 Results: Two Title Fights Close Out 2018 For The UFC

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

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UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
#1 Jon Jones def. #2 Alexander Gustafsson by KO via strikes (2:02, R3) to win the title

UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship
Amanda Nunes (UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion) def. Cyborg by KO via strikes (0:51, R1) to win the title

#9 (LW) Michael Chiesa def. Carlos Condit by submission via kimura (0:56, R2)

#10 Corey Anderson def. #5 Ilir Latifi by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#10 Alexander Volkanovski def. #5 Chad Mendes by TKO via strikes (4:14, R2)

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

Walt Harris def. #13 Andrei Arlovski by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 28-29)

Megan Anderson def. #5 (WBW) Cat Zingano by TKO via strikes (1:01, R1)

Petr Yan def. #14 Douglas Silva De Andrade by TKO via corner stoppage (5:00, R2)

Ryan Hall def. BJ Penn by submission via heel hook (2:46, R1)

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

Nathaniel Wood def. Andre Ewell by submission via rear naked choke (4:12, R3)

#14 Uriah Hall def. Bevon Lewis by KO via punch (1:32, R3)

Curtis Millender def. Siyar Bahadurzada by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Montel Jackson def. Brian Kelleher by submission via d’arce choke (1:40, R1)


Brian Kelleher vs. Montel Jackson

Round One: The round begins with Kelleher attacking Jackson with some leg kicks, Jackson cracks Kelleher with a kick to the midsection. Jackson starts attacking Kelleher with a series of jabs, Jackson again nails Kelleher with a kick to the midsection. Kelleher looks for a takedown and Jackson drops him with an elbow strike, Jackson pounces on a downed Kelleher with strikes. Jackson catches Kelleher in a d’arce choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Montel Jackson def. Brian Kelleher by submission via d’arce choke (1:40, R1)

Curtis Millender vs. Siyar Bahadurzada

Round One: The round begins with Millender attacking Bahadurzada with some leg kicks, Bahadurzada backs up Millender by throwing an overhand right. Bahadurzada nails a backing Millender with a kick to the midsection, Millender stuns Bahadurzada with a spinning heel kick to the head. Millender follows up by attacking Bahadurzada with a head kick, Millender backs up Bahadurzada by landing a straight right. Bahadurzada charges forward and he swings wildly at Millender, Bahadurzada looks for a high kick of his own against Millender. Millender responds by attacking Bahadurzada with a three strike combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Millender

Round Two: The round begins with Bahadurzada charging at Millender while swinging wildly at him, Bahadurzada starts attacking Millender with leg kicks. Millender attempts a spinning heel kick against Bahadurzada, Bahadurzada attacks an incoming Millender with some counter strikes. Millender hits Bahadurzada with a flying knee strike followed by a straight right, Millender backs Bahadurzada into the cage wall while landing a knee strike. Bahadurzada continuously swings wildly against Millender, Bahadurzada nails a backing Millender with a right. Bahadurzada scores a takedown on a swinging Millender and he gets the half guard, Bahadurzada attacks Millender with some ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Millender attacking Bahadurzada with some leg kicks, Bahadurzada charges forward and he swings away at Millender. Millender hits a swinging Bahadurzada with a two punch combination, Millender cracks a swinging Bahadurzada with a counter left. Millender rocks a wildly swinging Bahadurzada with a counter straight right, Millender destroys Bahadurzada with a three punch combination afterwards. Millender backs Bahadurzada into the cage wall while landing a combination, Bahadurzada scores a takedown on Millender and he gets the half guard. Millender scrambles to his feet and Bahadurzada drags him to the ground while getting back control, Millender scrambles to his feet while eating strikes from Bahadurzada. Bahadurzada grabs Millender and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Millender lands a right. Bahadurzada rocks Millender while landing a pair of rights, Bahadurzada goes for a takedown and Millender sweeps him to get top control as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Curtis Millender def. Siyar Bahadurzada by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

#14 Uriah Hall vs. Bevon Lewis

Round One: The round begins with Lewis and Hall exchanging some front kicks, Lewis comes forward and he nails Hall with a right. Lewis nails Hall with an elbow strike followed by multiple knee strikes, Hall starts peppering Lewis with some jabs. Lewis also attacks Hall with a few overhand rights, Hall looks for a few spinning attacks against Lewis. Lewis and Hall exchange some leg kicks, Hall starts catching a swinging Lewis with some counter rights. Lewis charges forward and he cracks Hall with an elbow strike, Lewis backs up Hall by landing a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lewis

Round Two: The round begins with Lewis instantly attacking Hall with a front kick, Hall tries keeping Lewis at a distance while swinging away at him. Lewis backs up Hall by landing a front kick to the midsection, Lewis then cracks hall with an overhand right followed by a high kick attempt. Hall nails Lewis with a spinning heel kick to the midsection, Lewis follows that up by nailing Hall with a kick to the midsection. Lewis grabs Hall and gets him up against the cage wall, Lewis starts attacking hall with a series of knee strikes. The fighters separate and they exchange some rights, Hall backs Lewis into the cage wall after landing a front kick to the midsection. Hall nails Lewis with a spinning heel kick to the midsection as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Hall coming forward and swinging away against Lewis, Lewis grabs Hall and gets him against the cage wall. Lewis attacks Hall with some strikes while in the clinch, the fighters separate and jab away at each other. Hall destroys a swinging Lewis with a counter right hook and the referee immediately jumps in.

Official Result: #14 Uriah Hall def. Bevon Lewis by KO via punch (1:32, R3)

Nathaniel Wood vs. Andre Ewell

Round One: The round begins with Wood and Ewell exchanging a few strike attempts, Ewell backs up Wood with a head kick attempt. Ewell looks for a left followed by a flying knee strike, Wood drops Ewell with a punching combination and he gets top position on the ground. Ewell scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Ewell and Wood exchange some lefts afterwards. Ewell then cracks Wood with a left hook to the chin, Wood charges at Ewell as a striking exchange breaks out. Wood cracks a swinging Ewell with a counter right hook, Wood trips up Ewell with a leg kick before landing a left. Wood charges at Ewell while swinging away at him, Wood then pops a backing Ewell with a right to the face. Wood lands another right before getting Ewell up against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Wood

Round Two: The round begins with Wood attacking Ewell with some leg kicks, Wood grabs Ewell and a huge striking exchange breaks out. Wood scores a takedown on Ewell and he gets the open guard, Wood attacks Ewell with some ground and pound. Wood briefly postures up and hits Ewell with a few strikes, Wood turns up the pace with the striking as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Wood attacking Ewell with some leg kicks, Wood briefly grounds a kicking Ewell with a trip takedown. Wood cracks Ewell with a right before getting him against the cage wall, Wood scores a takedown on Ewell and he gets side control. Ewell quickly captures Wood in his full guard, Wood attacks Ewell with some ground and pound while staying in the full guard. Wood transitions to back control on a scrambling Ewell, Wood locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Nathaniel Wood def. Andre Ewell by submission via rear naked choke (4:12, R3)

BJ Penn vs. Ryan Hall

Round One: The round begins with Penn charging at Hall while swinging away at him, Penn grabs Hall and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Hall falls to his back in attempt to pull guard, Penn kicks away at the legs of a downed Hall. The referee eventually stands up Hall due to inactivity, Hall tries attacking Penn with a series of head kick attempts. Hall trips up Penn and instantly locks in a heel hook to force a tap out.

Official Result: Ryan Hall def. BJ Penn by submission via heel hook (2:46, R1)

#14 Douglas Silva De Andrade vs. Petr Yan

Round One: The round begins with De Andrade attacking Yan with some leg kicks, Yan nails De Andrade with a left hook followed by a kick to the midsection. Yan comes forward and he cracks De Andrade with a right hook, Yan follows that up by kicking De Andrade in the midsection again. Yan scores a takedown on De Andrade and De Andrade gets back up while eating a left, Yan comes forward and he swings away at De Andrade. De Andrade responds by nailing Yan with a right uppercut, Yan comes forward to nail De Andrade with another right. Yan backs up De Andrade by landing a punching combination, Yan starts nailing De Andrade with leg kicks of his own. De Andrade starts hunting for takedowns against Yan, Yan backs up De Andrade after landing a pair of lefts. Yan scores a takedown onDe Andrade and he gets the open guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Yan

Round Two: The round begins with De Andrade taking a few swings at Yan, Yan backs up De Andrade after landing a right. Yan backs up De Andrade after landing several more rights, De Andrade starts nailing Yan with some leg kicks. De Andrade and Yan exchange some front kicks to the midsection, Yan then nails De Andrade with a kick to the midsection. Yan holds De Andrade against the cage wall while landing more strikes, Yan drags De Andrade to the ground after landing a knee strike. Yan starts attacking De Andrade with ground and pound, De Andrade gets back up while eating knee strikes from Yan. Yan drags De Andrade back to the ground while landing more strikes, De Andrade rolls for a heel hook and Yan gets free to keep top position. Yan attacks De Andrade with some ground and pound until the round ends.

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

In between rounds, the corner for De Andrade threw in the towel to stop the fight.

Official Result: Petr Yan def. #14 Douglas Silva De Andrade by TKO via corner stoppage (5:00, R2)

#5 (WBW) Cat Zingano vs. Megan Anderson

Round One: The round begins with Zingano attacking Anderson with some leg kicks, Zingano looks for a head kick against Anderson. Anderson nails Zingano with a head kick that nailed her in the eye, Anderson pounces on Zingano with a few strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Megan Anderson def. #5 (WBW) Cat Zingano by TKO via strikes (1:01, R1)

#13 Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Harris grabs Arlovski and gets him against the cage wall. Arlovski spins Harris before separating from him, Arlovski starts nailing Harris with some leg kicks before Harris landed a two punch combination. Arlovski grabs Harris before landing a combination of his own, Harris nails a swinging Arlovski with a counter right followed by a kick to the midsection. Arlovski charges at Harris while swinging wildly against him, Harris cracks an incoming Arlovski with a counter left. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Harris

Round Two: The round begins with Arlovski charging at Harris while swinging away at him, Harris accidentally pokes Arlovski in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Arlovski looks for a head kick against Harris. Harris scores a takedown on Arlovski and he gets the half guard, Arlovski scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Arlovski catches Harris with a few leg kicks, Arlovski comes forward and he eats a counter left from Harris. Arlovski then pops an incoming Harris with a few short rights, Arlovski attacks Harris with a kick to the midsection as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Harris backs up Arlovski after landing a kick to the midsection. Harris rocks Arlovski by landing a few right hooks followed by a left, Arlovski recovers and hits Harris with a right. Harris backs Arlovski into the cage wall during a brief striking exchange, Arlovski comes forward and he pops Harris with a few short rights. Arlovski goes for a high kick before catching harris with a right to the midsection, Harris looks for a takedown as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Walt Harris def. #13 Andrei Arlovski by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 28-29)

#5 Chad Mendes vs. #10 Alexander Volkanovski

Round One: The round begins with Volkanovski looking for a high kick against Mendes, Mendes starts hitting Volkanovski with some leg kicks. Volkanovski and Mendes take a few wild swings at each other, Mendes his an incoming Volkanovski with a counter left hook. Mendes backs Volkanovski into the cage wall while throwing a combination, Volkanovski cracks a moving Mendes with a short right. Volkanovski keeps Mendes at a distance by peppering him with jabs, Mendes scores a takedown on Volkanovski and Volkanovski gets right back up. Volkanovski grabs Mendes before landing a combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Volkanovski 

Round Two: The round begins with Volkanovski backing Mendes up while swinging away at him, Mendes attempts a flying knee strike against Volkanovski. Volkanovski then cracks a swinging Mendes with a counter right, Mendes rocks Volkanovski with a right of his own. Mendes briefly drops Volkanovski with a follow up combination, Mendes then hits Volkanovski with a left to the midsection. Volkanovski stuns Mendes by landing a straight right, Volkanovski keeps Mendes against the cage wall while landing a combination. Mendes scores a takedown on Volkanovski and Volkanovski gets right back up, Volkanovski stuns Mendes again by landing another combination. Mendes scores another takedown on Volkanovski and he gets back control, Volkanovski scrambles to get the fight standing again. Volkanovski rocks Mendes with a knee strike to the midsection followed by another combo, Volkanovski drops Mendes with a right and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #10 Alexander Volkanovski def. #5 Chad Mendes by TKO via strikes (4:14, R2)

#5 Ilir Latifi vs. #10 Corey Anderson

Round One: The round begins with Anderson charging at a swinging Latifi, Latifi backs up Anderson by taking a few swings at him. Latifi starts attacking Anderson with some leg kicks, Anderson looks for a flying knee strike and Latifi gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Latifi swings wildly against Anderson, Anderson attacks Latifi with a few kicks to the midsection. Latifi rocks an incoming Anderson with a two punch combination, Anderson goes for a high kick against Latifi. Latifi cracks a swinging Anderson with a counter left hook, Anderson catches a backing Latifi with a multiple punch combination. Anderson gets Latifi against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Latifi

Round Two: The round begins with Anderson coming forward and he kicks Latifi in the midsection, Anderson follows that up by popping Latifi with a left hook. Latifi recovers and he nails a swinging Anderson with a counter right, Latifi grabs Anderson and gets him against the cage wall. Anderson nails Latifi with a knee strike after separating from him, Anderson then cracks Latifi with a right to the midsection. Anderson continues coming forward while swinging away against Latifi, Anderson backs Latifi into the cage wall while throwing some kicks. Anderson cracks Latifi with a four punch combination, Anderson grabs Latifi and he eats a left as they separate. Anderson attacks Latifi with a right as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Anderson attempting a spinning heel kick against Latifi, Anderson also nails Latifi with a kick to the midsection. Latifi goes back to attacking Anderson with some leg kicks, Latifi then hits Anderson with a two punch combination. Anderson starts using the jab to keep Latifi at a distance, Anderson nails Latifi with a right after a flying knee strike attempt. Latifi catches an incoming Anderson with a high kick, Anderson comes forward and he cracks Latifi with a right. Anderson and Latifi swing wildly at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #10 Corey Anderson def. #5 Ilir Latifi by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#9 (LW) Michael Chiesa vs. Carlos Condit

Round One: The round begins with Condit attacking Chiesa with a high kick attempt, the fighters clinch and exchange a few strikes. Chiesa scores a takedown on Condit and he gets the full guard, Chiesa gains back control on Condit after escaping an arm bar attempt. Condit scrambles to his feet and he gets Chiesa against the cage wall, Chiesa scores another takedown on Condit and he gets the open guard. Condit rolls for another arm bar and Chiesa escapes to get the fight standing again, Chiesa grabs Condit and he gets him against the cage wall again. Chiesa scores another takedown on Condit and he gets side control, Condit scrambles and he rolls for a heel hook against Chiesa. Chiesa escapes by attacking Condit with a few strikes, Condit catches Chiesa in a reverse triangle choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Condit

Round Two: The round begins with Chiesa coming forward and attacking Condit with combinations, Chiesa scores a takedown on Condit and he gets the half guard. Chiesa catches Condit in a kimura and a tap out follows.

Official Result: #9 (LW) Michael Chiesa def. Carlos Condit by submission via kimura (0:56, R2)

UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship
Cyborg (c) vs. Amanda Nunes (UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion)

Round One: The round begins with Cyborg and Nunes having a wild striking exchange, Cyborg charges at Nunes and she swings wild at hurt. Nunes rocks a swinging Cyborg with a counter right, Nunes destroys a still rocked Cyborg with a plethora of strikes until Cyborg goes down and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Amanda Nunes (UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion) def. Cyborg by KO via strikes (0:51, R1) to win the UFC Women’s Featherweight Title

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
#1 Jon Jones vs. #2 Alexander Gustafsson

Round One: The round begins with Jones immediately trying to clinch with Gustafsson, the fighters clinch again and exchange knee strikes. Jones accidentally nails Gustafsson with an illegal knee strike and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Gustafsson attacking Jones with leg kicks. Jones responds by landing leg kicks of his own against Gustafsson, Gustafsson nails Jones with a right before eating a counter strikes. Jones nails Gustafsson with a step in elbow strike to the head, Jones also attacks Gustafsson with some knee strikes. Jones goes for a head kick and Gustafsson blocks it, the fighters briefly clinch and exchange knee strikes. Gustafsson attempts a superman punch against Jones and it gets blocked, Jones kicks Gustafsson in the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jones

Round Two: The round begins with Jones attacking Gustafsson with a front kick to the midsection, Jones hits a swinging Gustafsson with a counter left to the body. Jones nails Gustafsson with a knee strike after a failed takedown attempt, Gustafsson comes forward and he takes a few swings at Jones. Jones continues attacking the midsection of Gustafsson with kicks, Gustafsson accidentally pokes Jones in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with the fighters having a striking exchange, Jones attacks Gustafsson with some leg kicks. Gustafsson chases Jones around the cage while swinging away at him, Jones nails Gustafsson with a knee strike to the midsection. Jones continues attacking Gustafsson with a variety of kicks, Gustafsson then pops Jones with an overhand right. Jones hits Gustafsson with an elbow strike as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Jones cracking Gustafsson with a left hook, Gustafsson responds by landing a left of his own. Jones scores a takedown on Gustafsson and he gets the open guard, Jones transitions to the half guard against Gustafsson. Jones transitions to side control and then back control against Gustafsson, Jones attacks Gustafsson with a plethora of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #1 Jon Jones def. #2 Alexander Gustafsson by KO via strikes (2:02, R3) to win the UFC Light Heavyweight Title

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