UFC 208 Results: The First UFC Women's Featherweight Champion Is Crowned

#7 Anderson Silva vs. #8 Derek Brunson

Round One: The round begins with Brunson attacking Silva with leg kicks, Silva pops a swinging Brunson with a counter right hook. Silva catches an incoming Brunson with a right hook, Silva charges at Brunson while throwing a combination. Brunson holds Silva against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, the fighters separate and Silva nails a swinging Brunson with a counter strike. Brunson responds by nailing Silva with a series of punches to the face, Silva chases Brunson around the cage while throwing strikes. Brunson rocks Silva with a plethora of uppercuts while in the clinch, Brunson scores a takedown on Silva as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Brunson

Round Two: The round begins with Brunson hunting for the takedown against Silva, Silva barely misses a knee strike on Brunson. Silva nails a kicking Brunson with a counter right hook, Brunson then cracks Silva with a left to the head. Silva attacks Brunson with a high kick and a spinning back fist, Brunson scores a takedown and Silva pops back up to his feet. Brunson holds Silva against the cage wall for a short time while looking for a takedown, Brunson breaks away after hitting Silva with an uppercut. Silva starts attacking Brunson with jabs and leg kicks, Silva then hits Brunson with a high kick followed by a right as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Brunson nailing Silva with a few lefts, Brunson looks for the takedown and he eats a knee strike for his efforts. Brunson goes for another takedown by holding Silva against the cage wall, Silva breaks free and he kicks Brunson in the midsection. Silva chases Brunson around the octagon while throwing a combination, Brunson nails Silva with a two punch combo after eating a kick. Silva attacks Brunson with knee strikes while they clinch a few times, Silva nails Brunson with a spinning heel kick to the leg. Brunson charges forward while attacking Silva with a combination, Brunson scores a takedown on Silva and he gets the full guard as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #7 Anderson Silva def. #8 Derek Brunson by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

UFC Women’s Featherweight Title Decision Fight: Holly Holm vs. Germaine De Randamie

Round One: The round begins with De Randamie kicking Holm in the midsection, Holm starts attacking De Randamie with a variety of kicks. De Randamie starts attacking Holm with some leg kicks as well, Holm tries attacking De Randamie with punching combinations. De Randamie nails a swinging Holm with a counter left, Holm catches a swinging De Randamie with a counter right hook. De Randamie catches an incoming Holm with a counter left hook, De Randamie cracks Holm with a straight right. Holm starts attacking De Randamie with a series of side kicks, Holm puts De Randamie against the cage wall while looking for a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for De Randamie

Round Two: The round begins with Holm nailing De Randamie with striking combinations, De Randamie nails a swinging Holm with a counter right. Holm charges at De Randamie and she eats another right for her efforts, Holm catches De Randamie with a series of oblique kicks. De Randamie continues cracking a swinging Holm with the counter right, Holm nails De Randamie with a knee strike while looking for a takedown. The fighters exchange knee strikes while they are in the clinch, De Randamie spins Holm into the cage wall as the two exchange knee strikes. Holm recovers and she spins De Randamie back into the cage wall again, Holm continues looking for the takedown as De Randamie lands more knee strikes. Holm keeps De Randamie against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Holm nailing De Randamie with a multiple punch combination, De Randamie tries attacking Holm with counter punches. Holm backs up De Randamie with a head kick attempt, Holm starts catching De Randamie with some side kicks to the midsection. De Randamie starts to just swing wildly at an already swinging Holm, Holm swings away at De Randamie while throwing a kick right down the middle. Holm starts attacking De Randamie with some leg kicks as well, Holm grabs De Randamie and the two clinch along the cage wall. De Randamie goes for a spinning elbow strike on Holm before landing a right, Holm nails De Randamie with a pair of head kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Holm (Overall Score: 29-28 for Holm)

Round Four: The round begins with Holm attacking De Randamie with a series of kicks, Holm grabs De Randamie and she holds her against the cage wall while looking for the takedown. The referee decides to separate the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Holm attacking De Randamie with a variety of kicks. De Randamie starts nailing Holm with some leg kicks, Holm cracks an incoming De Randamie with a straight left. De Randamie nails Holm with a kick to the midsection a short time later, Holm again puts De Randamie against the cage wall. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch, the fighters exchange knee strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Holm (Overall Score: 39-37 for Holm)

Round Five: The round begins with De Randamie kicking Holm right in the midsection, Holm backs up De Randamie with a head kick attempt. Holm starts attacking De Randamie with some leg kicks as well, Holm charges at De Randamie while throwing a combination. De Randamie catches a swinging Holm with a counter right, Holm rocks a swinging De Randamie with a counter left. Holm decides to just De Randamie against the cage wall while landing short range strikes, the referee decides to separate the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with De Randamie nailing a swinging Holm with a counter right, Holm again puts De Randamie against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch, the fighters separate and De Randamie nails Holm with a two punch combo as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Holm (Final Score: 49-46 for Holm)

Official Result: Germaine De Randamie def. Holly Holm by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) to win the UFC Women’s Featherweight Title

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