UFC 220 Results: Two Title Fights Highlight The First UFC PPV Card Of 2018

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

UFC Heavyweight Title Fight

Stipe Miocic def. #1 Francis Ngannou by unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-44) to retain the title

UFC Light Heavyweight Title Fight

Daniel Cormier def. #2 Volkan Oezdemir by TKO via strikes (2:00, R2) to retain the title

Calvin Kattar def. Shane Burgos by TKO via strikes (0:32, R3)

#15 Gian Villante def. Francimar Barroso by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)

#14 Rob Font def. #10 Thomas Almeida by TKO via strikes (2:24, R2)

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

Kyle Bochniak def. Brandon Davis by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Sabah Homasi by KO via punch (3:47, R1)

#10 Dustin Ortiz def. #11 Alexandre Pantoja by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Julio Arce def. Dan Ige by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

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

Enrique Barzola def. Matt Bessette by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Islam Makhachev def. Gleison Tibau by KO via punch (0:57, R1)


Islam Makhachev vs. Gleison Tibau

Round One: The round begins with Makhachev attempting a front kick against Tibau, Makhachev crushes Tibau with a left hook and he goes out cold.

Official Result: Islam Makhachev def. Gleison Tibau by KO via punch (0:57, R1)

Matt Bessette vs. Enrique Barzola

Round One: The round begins with Bessette attacking Barzola with a few jabs, Barzola starts nailing Bessette with leg kicks. Bessette nails a kicking Barzola with a counter right, Barzola and Bessette exchange high kick attempts. Bessette then catches Barzola with a kick to the midsection, Bessette backs Barzola into the cage wall with a punching combination. Bessette clocks Barzola with a head kick followed by an uppercut, Barzola scores a takedown on Bessette and he gets the open guard. Barzola postures up and he swings away at Bessette, Bessette scrambles to his feet and he attacks Barzola with kicks. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Barzola

Round Two: The round begins with Bessette backing up Barzola with a high kick, Barzola then nails Bessette with a kick to the midsection. Bessette responds by nailing Barzola with a punching combination, Barzola starts attacking Bessette with some leg kicks. Barzola briefly drops Bessette with a low leg kick, Bessette comes forward to pop Barzola with a right. Barzola grabs Bessette and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Bessette attacks Barzola with a punching combination. Barzola scores a takedown on Bessette and he gets the open guard, Barzola postures up and he swings away at Bessette. Bessette scrambles to his feet and Barzola gets him to the cage wall, Barzola scores a takedown on Bessette and he immediately postures up. Bessette scrambles to his feet and Barzola holds him against the cage wall, Barzola scores another takedown on Bessette as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Bessette coming forward and swinging away at Barzola, Barzola backs up Bessette with a punching combination. Bessette then hits Barzola with a kick to the midsection, Barzola starts attacking Bessette with leg kicks. Barzola then nails Bessette with a multiple punch combination, Bessette catches Barzola with a left hook to the midsection. Bessette follows that up with an uppercut against Barzola, Bessette then nails Barzola with a kick to the midsection. Bessette swings away at Barzola before landing a knee strike, Barzola grabs Bessette and he holds him against the cage wall. Barzola scores a takedown on Bessette and he gets the half guard, Barzola postures up after landing a few strikes. Bessette scrambles to his feet and the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Enrique Barzola def. Matt Bessette by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Dan Ige vs. Julio Arce

Round One: The round begins with Arce attacking Ige with some jabs, Arce cracks a ducking Ige with a head kick. Ige grabs Arce and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Arce catches Ige with a front kick to the midsection. Ige also starts nailing Arce with some leg kicks, Ige grabs Arce and he briefly gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Arce pops Ige with a few lefts, Arce rocks a swinging Ige with a counter right hook. Arce gets Ige to the ground to land some hammer fists, Arce lets Ige stand up and he rocks Ige with a left. Arce backs up Ige after landing another left and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Arce

Round Two: The round begins with Arce attacking Ige with a head kick, Ige starts to just swing wildly against Arce. Ige comes forward and he cracks Arce with a short right hook, Arce starts catching Ige with some lefts. Arce then cracks Ige with an uppercut to the chin, Arce then pops a swinging Ige with a two punch combination. Arce rocks Ige with another left uppercut, Ige catches an incoming Arce with a multiple punch combination. Ige backs up Arce after landing a pair of wild rights, Ige grabs Arce and he holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Ige looks for the takedown as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Arce attacking Ige with a high kick, Arce then attacks a swinging Ige with a huge punching combination. Arce stuns a blocking Ige with more striking combinations, Arce attacks Ige with a plethora of lefts. Arce rocks Ige with a series of lefts to the midsection, Ige comes forward and swings away at Arce. Ige starts attacking Arce with some leg kicks, Ige then cracks a swinging Arce with a counter left uppercut. Arce responds by nailing Ige with a left hook of his own, Ige nails a swinging Arce with a counter left uppercut. Arce recovers and he nails Ige with a left to the head, Arce goes back to nailing Ige with a bunch of lefts. Arce pops Ige with some uppercuts as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Julio Arce def. Dan Ige by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

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