UFC 219 Results: Cyborg vs. Holly Holm Headlines, Khabib Nurmagomedov Returns & Plenty Of Decisions

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

Cyborg def. #2 Holly Holm by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) to retain the UFC Women’s Featherweight Title

#2 Khabib Nurmagomedov def. #4 Edson Barboza by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-24)

#9 Carla Esparza def. #6 Cynthia Calvillo by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#12 Neil Magny def. #8 Carlos Condit by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Dan Hooker def. Marc Diakiese by submission via guillotine choke (0:42, R3)

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

Michal Oleksiejczuk def. Khalil Rountree by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#15 Myles Jury def. Rick Glenn by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Matheus Nicolau def. #13 Louis Smolka by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)

Marvin Vettori fights Omari Akhmedov to a majority draw (28-28, 29-28, 28-28)

Preliminary Card (7:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

#11 (FLW) Tim Elliott def. Mark De La Rosa by submission via anaconda choke (1:41, R2)


#11 (FLW) Tim Elliott vs. Mark De La Rosa

Round One: The round begins with Elliott attacking De La Rosa with some leg kicks, Elliott scores a takedown on De La Rosa and he gets side control. Elliott gains the half guard position against De La Rosa, De La Rosa catches Elliott in his full guard before attempting an arm bar and Elliott power bombs De La Rosa to get free. Elliott gets back control on De La Rosa while landing a few strikes, De La Rosa scrambles and Elliott gets the half guard. De La Rosa quickly regains the full guard position against Elliott, Elliott starts attacking De La Rosa with some ground and pound. Elliott returns to the half guard position against De La Rosa, Elliott rolls for the guillotine choke and he uses it to get full mount on De La Rosa. Elliott gains back control on De La Rosa while landing some strikes, De La Rosa sweeps Elliott to get top position. De La Rosa scrambles to regain top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Elliott

Round Two: The round begins with Elliott quickly dragging De La Rosa to the ground while going for an anaconda choke, Elliott gets top position after a scramble with De La Rosa. De La Rosa eats some strikes while trapping Elliott in his full guard, Elliott gets back control after escaping an arm bar from De La Rosa. Elliott catches De La Rosa in an anaconda choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: #11 (FLW) Tim Elliott def. Mark De La Rosa by submission via anaconda choke (1:41, R2)

#13 Louis Smolka vs. Matheus Nicolau

Round One: The round begins with Smolka taking a few swings at Nicolau, Nicolau stuns Smolka with a two punch combination. Nicolau catches a swinging Smolka with a counter right, Smolka charges and Nicolau pops him with another right. Smolka comes forward and he swings away at Nicolau, Nicolau drops Smolka with a two punch combo and he pounces on him with more strikes. Nicolau gets up and he allows Smolka to stand as well, Nicolau drops Smolka again with another two punch combination. Nicolau gets the half guard as he nails Smolka with more strikes, Nicolau goes for the arm triangle choke and Smolka escapes to get the fight standing. Nicolau continues attacking the midsection of Smolka with punches, Nicolau rocks Smolka with another two punch combo and he drops him with a follow up combination as the round ends.

Fightful scors the round 10-8 for Nicolau

Round Two: The round begins with Smolka attacking Nicolau with a kick to the midsection, Smolka also attacks Nicolau with leg kicks. Nicolau starts attacking Smolka with punches to the midsection, Nicolau starts nailing Smolka with leg kicks of his own. Smolka backs up Nicolau with some high kick attempts, Smolka catches Nicolau with a multiple punch combination. Smolka comes forward and attacks Nicolau with punching combinations, Smolka nails Nicolau with a body kick followed by a left hook. Nicolau pops a kicking Smolka with a counter left hook, Nicolau pops a swinging Smolka with a two punch combination. Nicolau then pops Smolka with a pair of left hooks, Nicolau continues catching Smolka with two punch combinations. The fighters get into a wild striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Smolka (Overall Score: 19-18 for Nicolau)

Round Three: The round begins with Nicolau popping Smolka with punching combinations, Smolka goes back to attacking Nicolau with leg kicks. Smolka then nails Nicolau with a left hook to the midsection, Nicolau scores a trip takedown on Smolka and he pounces on him with a few strikes. Nicolau backs away and he lets Smolka stand up, Smolka catches a swinging Nicolau with a counter left hook. Nicolau scores a takedown on a swinging Smolka and he gets the half guard, Nicolau gets up and he allows Smolka to stand. Nicolau then pops Smolka with some lefts to the midsection, Nicolau follows that up by nailing Smolka with a left hook. Smolka backs up Nicolau with a leaping knee strike attempt, Nicolau scores a sweep takedown on Smolka and he gets side control. Nicolau attacks Smolka with some ground and pound, Nicolau transitions to back control against Smolka. Nicolau looks for a rear naked choke and arm bar as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nicolau (Final Score: 29-27 for Nicolau)

Official Result: Matheus Nicolau def. #13 Louis Smolka by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)

Marvin Vettori vs. Omari Akhmedov

Round One: The round begins with Akhmedov attacking Vettori with some leg kicks, both fighters take a few swings at each other. Vettori then attacks Akhmedov with a few kicks to the midsection, Akhmedov backs up Vettori after landing an overhand right. Vettori comes forward to nail Akhmedov with a step in knee strike, Vettori also stuns Akhmedov with a multiple punch combination. Akhmedov comes forward and levels Vettori with punches, Akhmedov backs Vettori into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Akhmedov charges at Vettori before eating a knee strike, Vettori catches Akhmedov with a kick to the midsection. Akhmedov gets Vettori against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Vettori kicks at Akhmedov as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Akhmedov

Round Two: The round begins with Akhmedov attacking Vettori with some leg kicks, Akhmedov then stuns Vettori with a two punch combination. Vettori drags Akhmedov to the ground with a kimura attempt and Vettori somehow transitions to a triangle choke, Akhmedov escapes to keep top position. Vettori causes a scramble to get the fight standing again, Akhmedov cracks Vettori with a step in knee strike followed by a right. Akhmedov backs up Vettori with a spinning back fist attempt, Vettori then backs up Akhmedov with a series of kicks. Akhmedov recovers and catches Vettori with a left hook, Vettori grabs Akhmedov and he holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Vettori catching Akhmedov with a punching combination, Vettori also keeps peppering Akhmedov with jabs. Vettori crushes Akhmedov with a knee strike followed by a ton of punches, Vettori follows up by landing another knee strike on Akhmedov. Vettori then grabs Akhmedov and he holds him against the cage wall for a short time, Akhmedov starts attacking Vettori with some leg kicks. The fighters also get into a few wild striking exchanges, Vettori then attacks Akhmedov with a head kick attempt. Akhmedov charges forward and he wings wildly at Vettori, Vettori grabs a swinging Akhmedov and he holds him against the cage wall. The fighter separate as Vettori nails Akhmedov with some lefts, Vettori rocks Akhmedov with a head kick followed by a left. Vettori follows that up by kicking Akhmedov in the midsection, Vettori catches a backing Akhmedov with a knee strike. Akhmedov goes for a takedown and Vettori winds up with top position, Vettori attacks Akhmedov with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Marvin Vettori fights Omari Akhmedov to a majority draw (28-28, 29-28, 28-28)

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