UFC 213 Results: A New Interim Middleweight Champion Is Crowned & Overeem/Werdum III

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

#3 Robert Whittaker def. #1 Yoel Romero by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) to win the UFC Interim Middleweight Title

Curtis Blaydes def. #15 Daniel Omielanczuk by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#3 Alistair Overeem def. #1 Fabricio Werdum by majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#6 (FW) Anthony Pettis def. Jim Miller by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#15 Rob Font def. Douglas Silva De Andrade by submission via guillotine choke (4:36, R2)

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

#14 Aleksei Oleinik def. #9 Travis Browne by submission via rear naked choke (3:44, R2)

Chad Laprise def. Brian Camozzi by TKO via strikes (1:27, R3)

Thiago Santos def. Gerald Meerschaert by TKO via strikes (2:04, R2)

Belal Muhammad def. Jordan Mein by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Cody Stamann def. Terrion Ware by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Trevin Giles def. James Bochnovic by KO via strikes (2:54, R2)


Round By Round Recap

Trevin Giles vs. James Bochnovic

Round One: The round begins with Giles attacking Bochnovic with some leg kicks, both fighters attack each other with front kicks. Bochnovic then nails Giles with a few kicks to the midsection, Bochnovic grabs Giles and he holds him against the cage wall. Giles winds up scoring the takedown on Bochnovic and he gets the full guard, Bochnovic rolls for a triangle choke and Giles escapes to land a few strikes. Giles gets side control as he attacks Bochnovic with knee strikes, Giles transitions to back control on a moving Bochnovic. Giles attacks Bochnovic with some more ground and pound, Bochnovic tries getting up and Giles drags him back to the ground. Bochnovic scrambles to his feet and Giles drags him back to the ground, Giles immediately attacks Bochnovic with more strikes. Giles crushes Bochnovic with elbow strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Giles

Round Two: The round begins with Bochnovic keeping Giles at bay by throwing a front kick, Giles comes forward while landing a four punch combination. Giles nails Bochnovic with a body shot to avoid a takedown, Giles drags Bochnovic to the ground and he gets side control. Giles gains back control on Bochnovic while landing ground and pound, Bochnovic scrambles to his feet and Giles drags him back to the ground. Giles regains back control on Bochnovic, Giles attacks Bochnovic with ground and pound until Bochnovic goes out cold.

Official Result: Trevin Giles def. James Bochnovic by KO via strikes (2:54, R2)

Cody Stamann vs. Terrion Ware

Round One: The round begins with Stamann quickly nailing Ware with a right hook, Ware attacks Stamann with some leg kicks. Stamann catches a kicking Ware with a counter left hook, Ware backs up Stamann by landing a two punch combination. Stamann scores a takedown on Ware and he gets the full guard, Ware scrambles to his feet and he swings away at Stamann. Ware backs Stamann into the cage wall by landing a punching combination, Ware accidentally nails Stamann low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Stamann cracking Ware with a short right, the fighters also exchange a few kicks. Ware comes forward and he attacks Stamann with punching combos, Stamann scores another takedown on Ware and he gets the full guard. Stamann briefly postures up and he attacks Ware with a few strikes, Stamann transitions to the half guard against Ware. Stamann attacks Ware with some more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Stamann

Round Two: The round begins with Stamann attacking Ware with a few kicks, the fighters have a brief exchange near the cage wall. Stamann cracks a swinging ware with a knee strike and Ware responds by landing a right, Stamann scores a takedown on Ware and he gets the open guard. Ware scrambles back to his feet and Stamann attacks him with a few strikes, Ware responds by crushing Stamann with a knee strike to the midsection. Stamann backs up Ware with a head kick attempt, Stamann then pops Ware with an overhand right. Ware backs Stamann into the cage wall while throwing a combination, Stamann scores another takedown on Ware and he gets the full guard. Ware scrambles to his feet as Stamann swings away at him, Ware charges forward and swings away at Stamann. Stamann scores another takedown on Ware and he gets the half guard, Stamann nails Ware with a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Stamann cracking Ware with a short left hook, Ware comes forward while just swinging at Stamann. Stamann catches Ware with a front kick to the face, Ware attacks a kicking Stamann with a two punch combination. Stamann responds by cracking Ware with a multiple punch combination, Ware follows Stamann around the cage while throwing punches. Stamann scores a takedown on Ware and he gets the half guard, Stamann attacks Ware with some ground and pound. Ware scrambles to his feet and Stamann drags him back to the ground, Stamann transitions to the full mount against Ware. Stamann attacks Ware with some more ground and pound, Ware eventually traps Stamann in his half guard again. Stamann attacks Ware with more strikes as he scrambles to his feet, Stamann holds Ware against the cage wall. Stamann scores a takedown on a swinging Ware as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Cody Stamann def. Terrion Ware by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Jordan Mein vs. Belal Muhammad

Round One: The round begins with Mein attacking Muhammad with some leg kicks, Muhammad hunts for the takedown against Mein. Mein starts attacking Muhammad with a variety of kicks, Muhammad cracks Mein with a straight right. Mein scores a takedown and Muhammad pops right back up to his feet, Muhammad catches Mein with a kick to the midsection. Muhammad comes forward while swinging away against Mein, the fighters also exchange some lefts. Muhammad punches away at a kicking Mein, Muhammad nails Mein with a head kick after a takedown attempt. Muhammad comes forward to crack Mein with a multiple strike combination, Mein continues attacking the legs of Muhammad. Muhammad grabs Mein and he holds him against the cage wall, Muhammad attacks Mein with some knee strikes and elbow strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Muhammad

Round Two: The round begins with Mein going right back to his leg kick attack against Muhammad, Muhammad cracks a swinging Mein with a head kick. Muhammad grabs Mein and he holds him against the cage wall, Muhammad attacks Mein with strikes while in the clinch. Muhammad scores a takedown and Mein pops right back up to his feet, Mein catches a swinging Muhammad with a counter right. Muhammad then cracks Mein with a three strike combination, Muhammad comes forward while punching away at Mein. Mein starts hunting for the takedown against Muhammad as well, Muhammad grabs Mein again and he holds him against the cage wall. Muhammad scores a takedown on Mein and he gets the butterfly guard, Muhammad gains the half guard on Mein as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Mein taking a few swings against Muhammad, Muhammad holds Mein against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Muhammad scores a takedown on Mein and he gets the half guard, Mein uses a kimura attempt to get the fight standing and Muhammad drags him back to the ground. Muhammad transitions to the back control position against Mein, Muhammad starts attacking Mein with some short range strikes. Mein shakes Muhammad off of him and he gets back to his feet, Muhammad again holds Mein against the cage wall. Muhammad attacks Mein with some knee strikes to the head, Mein drops for a kimura and Muhammad defends it, Mein scores a takedown on Muhammad and Muhammad gets right back up. Mein holds Muhammad against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Belal Muhammad def. Jordan Mein by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

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