UFC 211 Results: Two Title Fights & A Welterweight Title Challenger Is Set

#3 Demian Maia vs. #5 Jorge Masvidal

Round One: The round begins with Maia looking for the takedown and Masvidal cracks him with a plethora of punches, Maia drags Masvidal to the ground and Masvidal gets back up. Maia drags Masvidal back to the ground and Masvidal gets up with Maia on his back, Maia starts peppering Masvidal with short range strikes. Maia hunts for the rear naked choke while popping Masvidal with more strikes, Masvidal falls to the ground and he gets top position on Maia. Masvidal attacks Maia with a ton of ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Maia

Round Two: The round begins with Masvidal attacking Maia with a high kick, Maia starts hunting for the takedown against Masvidal. Masvidal starts attacking Maia with a variety of kicks, Masvidal cracks Maia with an uppercut during a takedown attempt. Masvidal also cracks Maia with a series of leg kicks as well, Masvidal cracks Maia with a knee strike to the head after stuffing his takedown. Maia pulls guard in an attempt to drag Masvidal to the ground, Masvidal catches Maia in an anaconda choke for a few moments. Maia maintains top position and he has the half guard on Masvidal, Masvidal finds a way to stand up with Maia holding onto him. Maia drags Masvidal back to the ground and he maintains back control, Maia attacks Masvidal with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Masvidal attacking Maia with a high kick, Masvidal also goes back to attacking Maia with leg kicks. Masvidal lands more kicks while peppering Maia with punches, Masvidal then attacks Maia with a leaping knee strike. Masvidal continues nailing Maia with high kick attempts, Maia scores a takedown on Masvidal and he gets back control. Maia starts attacking Masvidal with some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #3 Demian Maia def. #5 Jorge Masvidal by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

UFC Women’s Strawweight Title Fight: Joanna Jedrzejczyk (Champion) vs. #3 Jessica Andrade

Round One: The round begins with Jedrzejczyk attacking Andrade with leg kicks, Andrade starts attacking Jedrzejczyk with kicks of her own. Jedrzejczyk cracks Andrade with a straight right to the chin, Andrade charges at Jedrzejczyk while landing a punching combination. Andrade attacks Jedrzejczyk with a plethora of strikes while eating a knee to the midsection, Andrade scores a takedown on Jedrzejczyk and she gets the half guard. Jedrzejczyk scrambles to her feet and the two fighters clinch, Jedrzejczyk nails Andrade with a knee strike to the rib cage. Jedrzejczyk cracks Andrade with an elbow strike before separating, Jedrzejczyk cracks an incoming Andrade with a head kick. Jedrzejczyk stays at range while picking Andrade apart with strikes, Jedrzejczyk nails Andrade with a knee strike followed by a right. Andrade grabs Jedrzejczyk and she scores a takedown, Jedrzejczyk gets right back up and lands an elbow strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jedrzejczyk

Round Two: The round begins with Jedrzejczyk attacking Andrade with leg kicks, Andrade catches a swinging Jedrzejczyk with a counter left. Andrade attacks Jedrzejczyk with a few jumping front kicks that miss badly, Andrade eats a front kick before popping Jedrzejczyk with a few lefts. Jedrzejczyk dances around Andrade while peppering her with strikes, Andrade charges at Jedrzejczyk while throwing a combination. Andrade catches Jedrzejczyk with a right hook to the midsection, Jedrzejczyk then pops Andrade with punching combinations. Andrade comes forward to crack Jedrzejczyk with a three punch combination, Andrade scores a takedown and Jedrzejczyk pops right back up. Jedrzejczyk nails a kicking Andrade with a head kick of her own, Jedrzejczyk picks apart Andrade with jabs. Andrade scores a brief takedown on Jedrzejczyk after eating a head kick and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Andrade and Jedrzejczyk exchanging leg kicks, Andrade catches a kicking Jedrzejczyk with a counter right. Jedrzejczyk nails Andrade with a kick to the midsection, Jedrzejczyk nails Andrade with a head kick as well. Andrade charges at Jedrzejczyk and she holds her against the cage wall, Jedrzejczyk separates from Andrade and Jedrzejczyk kicks away at her. Jedrzejczyk attacks Andrade with another head kick, Jedrzejczyk picks apart Andrade with strikes from the outside. Andrade continues charging at Jedrzejczyk while throwing combinations, Andrade nails Jedrzejczyk with a kick to the midsection. Jedrzejczyk pops an incoming Andrade with a two punch combination, Jedrzejczyk catches a charging Andrade with a counter left hook. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jedrzejczyk (Overall Score: 30-27 for Jedrzejczyk)

Round Four: The round begins with Jedrzejczyk attacking Andrade with leg kicks, Jedrzejczyk backs up Andrade by landing a head kick. Jedrzejczyk also attacks Andrade with a front kick to the head, Jedrzejczyk also attacks Andrade with punching combinations. Jedrzejczyk attacks Andrade with more high kicks, Andrade charges forward and she eats a kick to the midsection from Jedrzejczyk. Andrade holds Jedrzejczyk against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Jedrzejczyk cracks Andrade with a standing elbow strike to the head. Jedrzejczyk attacks Andrade with knee strikes while in the cinch, Andrade nearly gets the takedown on Jedrzejczyk. Jedrzejczyk continues assaulting Andrade with a variety of kicks, Jedrzejczyk nails Andrade with another head kick. Jedrzejczyk nails Andrade with a knee strike and punches as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jedrzejczyk (Overall Score: 40-36 for Jedrzejczyk)

Round Five: The round begins with Andrade throwing wildly while charging at Jedrzejczyk, Jedrzejczyk nails Andrade with a jump kick to the midsection. Jedrzejczyk cracks Andrade with a series of jabs as well, Andrade continues charging at Jedrzejczyk while throwing lefts. Jedrzejczyk catches a swinging Andrade with a counter strike combination, Andrade grabs Jedrzejczyk and she holds her against the cage wall. Jedrzejczyk separates from Andrade after landing an elbow strike, Andrade catches Jedrzejczyk with a series of rights. Jedrzejczyk nails a swinging Andrade with a counter right hook, Jedrzejczyk nails an incoming Andrade with a right followed by an elbow strike. Jedrzejczyk catches a forthcoming Andrade with a multiple punch combination, Jedrzejczyk nails Andrade with a few more rights. Jedrzejczyk holds Andrade against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jedrzejczyk (Final Score: 50-45 for Jedrzejczyk)

Official Result: Joanna Jedrzejczyk def. #3 Jessica Andrade by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-44, 50-45) to retain the UFC Women’s Strawweight Title

UFC Heavyweight Title Fight: Stipe Miocic (Champion) vs. #4 Junior Dos Santos

Round One: The round begins with Miocic attacking Dos Santos with leg kicks, the fighters pepper each other with jabs. The fighters also start trading some leg kicks, Miocic attacks a backing Dos Santos with a punching combination. Miocic eats some kicks before nailing Dos Santos with a few rights, Miocic chases Dos Santos while landing a few rights. Miocic rocks a moving Dos Santos with a pair of hooks to the face, Miocic drops Dos Santos with a right and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Stipe Miocic def. #4 Junior Dos Santos by TKO via strikes (2:22, R1) to retain the UFC Heavyweight Title

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