UFC 235 Results: Two Title Fights & The UFC Debut Of Ben Askren

#6 Jeremy Stephens vs. #13 Zabit Magomedsharipov

Round One: The round begins with Magomedsharipov attacking Stephens with some leg kicks, Magomedsharipov pops Stephens with a straight left. Stephens attacks Magomedsharipov with some leg kicks of his own, Stephens comes forward and Magomedsharipov attacks him with a left hook. Stephens hits Magomedsharipov with a right to the midsection, Stephens continues coming forward and swinging away at Magomedsharipov. Magomedsharipov accidentally nails Stephens low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Magomedsharipov attacking Stephens with a 360 kick followed by a showtime kick. Magomedsharipov kicks Stephens in the midsection a few times as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Magomedsharipov

Round Two: The round begins with Stephens attacking Magomedsharipov with spinning back fist attempts, Stephens charges forward and he swings away at Magomedsharipov. Magomedsharipov goes back to attacking Stephens with some leg kicks, Magomedsharipov goes for a high kick against Stephens. Magomedsharipov and Stephens exchange punches to the midsection, Magomedsharipov scores a takedown on Stephens and Stephens gets right back up. Magomedsharipov drags Stephens back to the ground and he gets back control, Magomedsharipov attacks Stephens with some ground and pound. Magomedsharipov transitions to the full mount against Stephens before regaining the full mount, Magomedsharipov transitions to side control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Stephens attacking Magomedsharipov with some leg kicks, Stephens backs Magomedsharipov while swinging away at him. Magomedsharipov nails Stephens with a kick to the midsection, Magomedsharipov goes for a spinning back fist against Stephens. Magomedsharipov nails a swinging Stephens with a knee strike to the face, Stephens attacks Magomedsharipov with multiple combinations. Stephens hits a swinging Magomedsharipov with a counter right uppercut, Stephens then hits a swinging Magomedsharipov with a counter left to the midsection. Magomedsharipov hits Stephens with a flying knee strikes, Stephens cracks Magomedsharipov with a straight right. The fighters have a wild striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #13 Zabit Magomedsharipov def. #6 Jeremy Stephens by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#2 Cody Garbrandt vs. #9 Pedro Munhoz

Round One: The round begins with Garbrandt attacking Munhoz with a few kicks, Munhoz drops for a leg lock on a kicking Garbrandt and Garbrandt escapes. Munhoz starts attacking Garbrandt with some leg kicks, Garbrandt and Munhoz exchange high kick attempts. Garbrandt cracks a swinging Munhoz with a counter right hook, Garbrandt attacks Munhoz with some combinations. Munhoz hits Garbrandt with a spinning back kick to the midsection followed by a right, Munhoz rocks a swinging Garbrandt with a counter left. Munhoz scores a takedown on Garbrandt and he gets the half guard, Garbrandt gets up and he rocks Munhoz with a flying knee strike. Munhoz and Garbrandt have a massive striking exchange that ends with Munhoz dropping Garbrandt, Munhoz pounces on a downed Garbrandt until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #9 Pedro Munhoz def. #2 Cody Garbrandt by KO via strikes (4:52, R1)

#7 Tecia Torres vs. #15 Weili Zhang

Round One: The round begins with Zhang attacking Torres with some leg kicks, Torres and Zhang exchange a few combinations. Torres nails a swinging Zhang with a counter right hook, Zhang nails Torres with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Zhang scores a takedown and Torres gets right back up, Torres nails a spinning Zhang with a few strikes. Zhang gets Torres against the cage wall before jumping on her back, Torres shakes Zhang off of her back before landing a few strikes. Torres scores a takedown and Zhang sweeps her, Zhang lands some ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Zhang

Round Two: The round begins with Zhang attacking Torres with some leg kicks, Zhang nearly nails a kicking Torres with a spinning back fist. Torres starts coming forward and attacks Zhang with combinations, Torres nails Zhang with a kick to the midsection. Zhang nails an incoming Torres with a counter left hook, Torres tries attacking Zhang with a pair of rights. Torres hits a kicking Zhang with a counter right, Zhang grabs Torres and gets her against the cage wall. Zhang scores a takedown on Torres and she gets the half guard, Torres eats a few strikes before scrambling to get top position on Zhang. Torres lands ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Torres hits Zhang with a side kick to the midsection. Zhang backs up Torres by landing a punching combinations, Zhang and Torres rock each other during a striking exchange. Torres grabs a kicking Zhang and they clinch near the cage wall, the fighters separate and Zhang scores a takedown on Torres. Zhang gains the half guard while peppering Torres with strikes, Zhang attacks Torres with ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Official Result: #15 Weili Zhang def. #7 Tecia Torres by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

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