UFC On Fox 30 Results: Eddie Alvarez & Dustin Poirier Put On A Classic, Plus Former Champs Jose Aldo & Joanna Jedrzejczyk Compete

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Main Card (8pm EST., Fox)

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#4 Dustin Poirier def. #3 Eddie Alvarez by TKO via strikes (4:05, R2)

#2 Jose Aldo def. #4 Jeremy Stephens by TKO via strikes (4:19, R1)

#1 Joanna Jedzrejczyk def. #5 Tecia Torres by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#13 Alex Hernandez def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (6pm EST., Fox)

Jordan Mein def. Alex Morono by unanimous decision (No Scores Announced)

Hakeem Dawodu def. Austin Arnett by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Islam Makhachev def. Kajan Johnson by submission via arm bar (4:43, R1)

Ion Cutelaba def. #15 Gadzhimurad Antigulov by TKO via strikes (4:25, R1)

Preliminary Card (4pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

John Makdessi def. Ross Pearson by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-28)

#7 Katlyn Chookagian def. #3 Alexis Davis by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

#9 Dustin Ortiz def. #12 Matheus Nicolau by KO via strikes (3:49, R1)

#13 Nina Ansaroff def. #12 Randa Markos by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Devin Powell def. Alvaro Herrera by KO via strikes (1:52, R1)


Devin Powell vs. Alvaro Herrera

Round One: The round begins with Powell attacking Herrera with a two punch combination, Herrera starts swinging away at an incoming Powell. Powell starts attacking Herrera with some leg kicks, Powell tries pulling guard and Herrera scrambles back to his feet. Herrera drops a kicking Powell with a counter left hook, Herrera allows Powell to stand back up as Herrera lands shots to his midsection. Powell rocks Herrera with a kick to the midsection, Powell drops Herrera a few moments later with another kick and pounces on him with strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Devin Powell def. Alvaro Herrera by KO via strikes (1:52, R1)

#12 Randa Markos vs. #13 Nina Ansaroff

Round One: The round begins with Ansaroff attacking Markos with some leg kicks, Markos charges at Ansaroff while throwing a few strikes. Markos gets a kicking Ansaroff up against the cage wall, Markos scores a takedown on Ansaroff and she gets the half guard. Markos catches Ansaroff with a few strikes before gaining back control, Ansaroff scrambles and gets Markos in her full guard. Markos attacks Ansaroff with some ground and pound, Ansaroff creates space and both fighters wind up standing. The fighters take a few swings at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Markos

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Ansaroff starts nailing Markos with some leg kicks. Markos nails Ansaroff with a right before hunting for some takedowns, Markos catches Ansaroff with another right a short time later. Ansaroff then catches Markos with a kick to the midsection, Ansaroff cracks a backing Markos with a head kick. Ansaroff starts using the jab to keep Markos at bay, Ansaroff follows that up by nailing Markos with a right. Markos charges at Ansaroff while swinging wildly at her, Markos grabs Ansaroff and she gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Markos lands a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ansaroff (Overall Score: 19-19 for Markos)

Round Three: The round begins with Ansaroff attacking Markos with some leg kicks, Markos comes forward and she pops Ansaroff with a few rights. Markos charges at Ansaroff and swings away at her while looking for the takedown, Ansaroff and Markos exchange a plethora of jabs. Markos gets Ansaroff against the cage wall after eating a combination, the fighters separate and Markos avoids a spin kick while peppering Ansaroff with more jabs. Markos again grabs Ansaroff and gets her against the cage wall, Ansaroff separates from Markos to keep the fight standing. Ansaroff kicks Markos in the head after a failed takedown attempt, Markos again gets Ansaroff against the cage wall. Ansaroff scores a takedown on Markos and she gets the half guard, Ansaroff nails Markos with a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #13 Nina Ansaroff def. #12 Randa Markos by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#9 Dustin Ortiz vs. #12 Matheus Nicolau

Round One: The round begins with Nicolau attacking Ortiz with some leg kicks, Nicolau briefly drops Ortiz with a leg kick. Nicolau rocks Ortiz with a three punch combination, Ortiz starts nailing Nicolau with some leg kicks of his own. Nicolau catches Ortiz with a kick to the midsection, Ortiz drops Nicolau with a head kick and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #9 Dustin Ortiz def. #12 Matheus Nicolau by KO via strikes (3:49, R1)

#3 Alexis Davis vs. #7 Katlyn Chookagian

Round One: The round begins with Chookagian catching an incoming Davis with a few punches, Chookagian looks to catch Davis with counter strikes. Davis starts nailing Chookagian with some leg kicks, Davis tries catching Chookagian with punching combinations. Davis catches Chookagian with a kick to the midsection, Davis continuously attacks Chookagian with punching combinations. Chookagian also picks Davis apart with strikes while staying at range, Chookagian nails Davis with a straight right to the face. Davis comes forward and she nails Chookagian with a right of her own, Davis pops an incoming Chookagian with a few short rights. Chookagian nails a swinging Davis with a counter right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davis

Round Two: The round begins with Davis immediately attacking Chookagian with leg kicks, Davis and Chookagian have a brief striking exchange. Davis follows Chookagian around the Octagon while swinging away at her, Chookagian nails Davis with a left while eating more kicks. Chookagian catches Davis with a side kick to the upper body, Chookagian tries picking Davis apart with strikes while at range. Chookagian keeps Davis at bay while peppering her with jabs, Davis nails Chookagian with a kick to the midsection. Davis pops a swinging Chookagian with a few counter rights, Chookagian catches Davis with a front kick to the midsection. Chookagian comes forward and she nails Davis with a few rights, Chookagian swings away at Davis as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Davis charging forward and swinging away at Chookagian, Davis goes right back to nailing Chookagian with leg kicks. Chookagian stuns Davis with a multiple strike combination, Chookagian also catches Davis with a variety of kicks. Davis recovers and cracks Chookagian with a left hook, Davis grabs Chookagian and she gets her against the cage wall for a short time. Chookagian catches an incoming Davis with a kick to the midsection, Chookagian dances around Davis while attacking her with a plethora of kicks. Davis catches a swinging Chookagian with a short left, Davis follows a backing Chookagian around the cage while exchanging strikes. Davis gets Chookagian against the cage wall before scoring a takedown as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #7 Katlyn Chookagian def. #3 Alexis Davis by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

John Makdessi vs. Ross Pearson

Round One: The round begins with Pearson attacking Makdessi with some leg kicks, Pearson comes forward and attempts a left hook against Makdessi. Makdessi eats a right before nailing Pearson with a counter left, Pearson goes for a high kick and Makdessi blocks it. Makdessi comes forward and he attacks Pearson with a punching combination, Makdessi attacks Pearson with a kick followed by a right. Makdessi nails a swinging Pearson with a counter left hook, Makdessi pops Pearson with more lefts to the face. Makdessi follows that up by landing an overhand right against Pearson, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Makdessi

Round Two: The round begins with Makdessi immediately attacking Pearson with leg kicks, Makdessi and Pearson exchange left hook attempts. Pearson catches Makdessi with some leg kicks of his own, Makdessi and Pearson also exchange some jabs. Makdessi nails a swinging Pearson with a kick to the midsection, Makdessi nails a swinging Pearson with a counter strike combination. Pearson eats a left before stunning Makdessi with a right, Pearson then nails Makdessi with an uppercut. Makdessi nails Pearson with a two punch combo followed by a front kick to the midsection, Makdessi catches a swinging Pearson with another kick to the midsection. Makdessi starts catching a wildly swinging Pearson with a bunch of counter strikes, Makdessi then hits Pearson with an overhand right. Makdessi goes for a spinning back kick as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some blows, Makdessi dances around Pearson while peppering him with jabs. Pearson stuns Makdessi with a straight right, Makdessi accidentally kicks Pearson low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Makdessi kicking Pearson in the midsection. Pearson catches a backing Makdessi with a left hook, Pearson grabs Makdessi and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, Pearson comes forward and he nails Makdessi with a two punch combination. Makdessi nails Pearson with a right before eating a left, Makdessi looks to catch Pearson with a bunch of counter strikes. Makdessi drills a swinging Pearson with a counter left hook, Makdessi cracks Pearson with a multiple punch combination. Makdessi rocks Pearson during a wild striking exchange between the two, Makdessi briefly drops a swinging Pearson with a left. Makdessi catches Pearson with a multiple strike combination, the fighters get tangled up on the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Makdessi (Final Score: 3-=27 for Makdessi)

Official Result: John Makdessi def. Ross Pearson by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-28)

#15 Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Ion Cutelaba

Round One: The round begins with Antigulov scoring a takedown on Cutelaba and he gets the open guard, Cutelaba scrambles to his feet and Antigulov gets him against the cage wall. Antigulov scores another takedown on Cutelaba and he gets the open guard, Cutelaba scrambles to his feet again and Antigulov gets him right back against the cage wall. Antigulov cracks a swinging Cutelaba with a counter right hook, Cutelaba attacks Antigulov with a series of knee strikes. The fighters exchange blows while in the clinch, Cutelaba goes right back to attacking Antigulov with knee strikes. Antigulov scores another takedown and Cutelaba gets right back up, Cutelaba gets free and he destroys Antigulov with a plethora of strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Ion Cutelaba def. #15 Gadzhimurad Antigulov by TKO via strikes (4:25, R1)

Kajan Johnson vs. Islam Makhachev

Round One: The round begins with Makhachev attempting a head kick against Johnson, Makhachev nails Johnson with a kick to the midsection. Johnson starts catching Makhachev with some leg kicks, Makhachev grabs Johnson and the two clinch near the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing wildly at each other, Makhachev scores a takedown on Johnson and he gets the half guard. Makhachev starts attacking Johnson with ground and pound, Makhachev transitions to full mount against Johnson. Makhachev rolls for an arm bar and Johnson taps out.

Official Result: Islam Makhachev def. Kajan Johnson by submission via arm bar (4:43, R1)

Hakeem Dawodu vs. Austin Arnett

Round One: The round begins with Dawodu attacking Arnett with some leg kicks, Arnett goes for a high kick against Dawodu. Dawodu eats a left as he attacks Arnett with more leg kicks, Arnett starts hunting for the takedown against Dawodu. Dawodu misses a spinning back kick attempt against Arnett, Dawodu goes fight a high kick and Arnett blocks it as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dawodu

Round Two: The round begins with Dawodu instantly attacking Arnett with some leg kicks, Dawodu nails Arnett with a left hook to the midsection. Arnett cracks Dawodu with a pair of rights to the face, Arnett nails a swinging Dawodu with a counter right. Dawodu cracks Arnett with a two punch combination, Arnett and Dawodu exchange a series of jabs. Dawodu continues landing shots to the midsection of Arnett, Dawodu continues attacking Arnett with punching combinations. Dawodu nails Arnett with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Dawodu swings away at Arnett as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Dawodu immediately attacking Arnett with leg kicks, Dawodu comes forward and swings away at Arnett. Arnett tries pulling guard and Dawodu gets right back up, Dawodu pops Arnett with a punching combination. Dawodu backs Arnett into the cage wall while landing some knee strikes, the fighters separate and Dawodu kicks away at Arnett. Dawodu catches Arnett with a right hook to the midsection, Arnett nails Dawodu with a high kick to the head. Dawodu comes forward and he swings away at Arnett, Dawodu attacks Arnett with some combinations as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Hakeem Dawodu def. Austin Arnett by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jordan Mein vs. Alex Morono

Round One: The round begins with Mein attacking Morono with some leg kicks, Mein catches Morono with a two punch combination. Morono attacks Mein with a few high kick attempts, Morono stuns a backing Mein with a looping right. Morono eats a body kick as he gets Mein up against the cage wall, Mein scores a takedown on Morono and he gets the full guard. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Morono swinging away at Mein. Mein scores another takedown on Morono and he gets side control, Morono eventually gets Mein in his full guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mein

Round Two: The round begins with Mein attacking Morono with some leg kicks, Morono charges at Mein while swinging away at him. Mein scores a takedown on Morono and he gets the half guard, Mein goes for an arm triangle choke and he eventually releases it to maintain top position. Mein attacks Morono with some ground and pound, Morono eventually gets Mein back in his full guard as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Mein backs up Morono with an overhand right. Morono then cracks Mein with an overhand right of his own, Morono also looks for a spinning back fist against Mein. Mein goes for a takedown and Morono winds up getting top position, Morono starts attacking Mein with some ground and pound. Morono catches Mein in a guillotine choke and Mein escapes to get top position, Mein looks for a choke against Morono as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jordan Mein def. Alex Morono by unanimous decision (No Scores Announced)

#13 Alex Hernandez vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier

Round One: The round begins with Hernandez attacking Aubin-Mercier with a high kick, Hernandez charges at Aubin-Mercier while swinging away at him. Aubin-Mercier and Hernandez exchange some right hooks, Hernandez gets Aubin-Mercier against the cage wall while landing a knee strike. The fighters separate and Aubin-Mercier attacks Hernandez with a high kick, Hernandez stuns Aubin-Mercier with a multiple strike combination. Hernandez grabs Aubin-Mercier and gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. The fighters clinch near the cage wall and exchange knee strikes, the fighters separate and Hernandez lands a right. Hernandez backs Aubin-Mercier up while throwing a punching combination, Hernandez again gets Aubin-Mercier up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Hernandez nails Aubin-Mercier with another right, Hernandez again gets Aubin-Mercier against the cage wall. Hernandez scores a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hernandez

Round Two: The round begins with Hernandez scoring a takedown on Aubin-Mercier after brief exchange, Aubin-Mercier wall walks to his feet and he gets top position when Hernandez looks for another takedown. Aubin-Mercier rolls for a straight arm bar, Hernandez escapes the submission attempt and Aubin-Mercier remains on top. Aubin-Mercier transitions to a reverse full mount against Hernandez, Hernandez scrambles and he gets top position against Aubin-Mercier. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Hernandez getting Aubin-Mercier against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Hernandez quickly gets Aubin-Mercier against the cage wall, Hernandez nails Aubin-Mercier with some knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Hernandez getting Aubin-Mercier against the cage wall after a brief exchange, Hernandez accidentally nails Aubin-Mercier low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Hernandez getting Aubin-Mercier against the cage wall after landing another combination, the fighters separate and Hernandez scores a takedown on Aubin-Mercier. Hernandez attacks Aubin-Mercier with some ground and pound, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Hernandez scoring another takedown on Aubin-Mercier, Aubin-Mercier scrambles to his feet and he gets Hernandez against the cage wall. Aubin-Mercier scores a takedown on Hernandez and he gets the open guard, Hernandez scrambles and winds up getting back control on Aubin-Mercier as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #13 Alex Hernandez def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#1 Joanna Jedzrejczyk vs. #5 Tecia Torres

Round One: The round begins with Torres attacking Jedzrejczyk with some leg kicks, Jedzrejczyk starts picking Torres apart from range. Torres grabs Jedzrejczyk and she gets her against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch. Jedzrejczyk spins Torres while landing knee strikes. Torres spins Jedzrejczyk back against the cage wall while exchanging more strikes, Jedzrejczyk spins Torres again while landing knee strikes. Torres gets Jedzrejczyk back against the cage wall after eating more knee strikes, Torres looks for a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jedzrejczyk

Round Two: The round begins with Jedzrejczyk and Torres exchanging some leg kicks, Jedzrejczyk keeps Torres at a distance while swinging away at her. Torres nails a swinging Jedzrejczyk with a counter right, Torres comes forward and Jedzrejczyk kicks her in the midsection. Torres grabs Jedzrejczyk and she gets her against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Jedzrejczyk nails Torres with a front kick to the midsection, Jedzrejczyk then nails Torres with a right to the midsection. The fighters have a wild striking exchange that rocks Jedzrejczyk as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few blows, Jedzrejczyk swings away at Torres to keep her at a distance. Torres charges forward and she swings away at Jedzrejczyk, Jedzrejczyk pops a kicking Torres with a right. Jedzrejczyk uses the jab to keep Torres at a distance, Jedzrejczyk follows that up with a counter right against a kicking Torres. Jedzrejczyk looks for a step in knee strike against Torres, Torres grabs a swinging Jedzrejczyk and she gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate after Torres lands a right, Jedzrejczyk attacks Torres with a punching combination. Torres scores a takedown and Jedzrejczyk gets right back up, Torres gets Jedzrejczyk against the cage wall and Jedzrejczyk quickly spins her. Torres spins Jedzrejczyk into the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #1 Joanna Jedzrejczyk def. #5 Tecia Torres by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#2 Jose Aldo vs. #4 Jeremy Stephens

Round One: The round begins with Aldo looking for a high kick against Stephens, Stephens responds with an attempt of his own. Stephens and Aldo also start exchanging some leg kicks, Stephens then nails Aldo with a knee strike to the midsection. Stephens also catches Aldo with a kick to the midsection, Stephens and Aldo get into a wild striking exchange. Stephens rocks Aldo with a huge punching combination near the cage wall, Aldo charges forward and he swings away at Stephens. Aldo nails Stephens with an overhand right, Aldo drops Stephens with a left to the midsection and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #2 Jose Aldo def. #4 Jeremy Stephens by TKO via strikes (4:19, R1)

#3 Eddie Alvarez vs. #4 Dustin Poirier

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Alvarez backs up Poirier with a punching combination. Poirier responds by attacking Alvarez with a straight left, Poirier continues attacking Alvarez with lefts. Poirier causes Alvarez to stumble after landing a leg kick, Alvarez catches Poirier with a kick to the midsection. Poirier catches Alvarez with a three punch combination, Poirier eats a few leg kicks before landing another left. Alvarez nails an incoming Poirier with a right to the midsection, Alvarez nails the midsection of Alvarez with a two punch combination. Poirier backs up Alvarez with a three strike combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Poirier

Round Two: The round begins with Alvarez immediately swinging away at Poirier, Alvarez cracks Poirier with a spinning back fist. Alvarez trips up a kicking Poirier before swinging away at him, Poirier goes for a jump guillotine choke and Alvarez escapes to get top position on the ground. Poirier wall walks to his feet and Alvarez holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Poirier goes for another jump guillotine choke. Alvarez escapes and gets top position on the ground again, Alvarez transitions to back control against Poirier. Alvarez gains full mount after a few neck crank attempts, Poirier gets to a seated position with Alvarez on top of him, the referee halts the fight after Alvarez throws an illegal elbow strike. The action resumes with Poirier rocking Alvarez with a knee strike followed by a wild punching combination, Poirier absolutely destroys Alvarez by throwing everything besides the kitchen sink and the referee finally stops the fight after Alvarez goes down.

Official Result: #4 Dustin Poirier def. #3 Eddie Alvarez by TKO via strikes (4:05, R2)

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