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)

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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)

#10 Dustin Ortiz vs. #11 Alexandre Pantoja

Round One: The round begins with Ortiz attacking Pantoja with leg kicks, Ortiz scores a takedown on Pantoja and Pantoja scrambles to get back control. Ortiz gets up and he shakes Pantoja off of his back, Pantoja drags Ortiz to the ground while gaining back control. Pantoja starts hunting for the rear naked choke against Ortiz, Ortiz scrambles free and he holds Pantoja against the cage wall. Ortiz drags Pantoja to the ground and lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pantoja

Round Two: The round begins with Ortiz nailing Pantoja with a knee strike to the midsection, Ortiz then pops Pantoja with a short right hook. Ortiz continues coming forward and swinging away at Pantoja, Ortiz catches Pantoja with a few rights. Ortiz grabs Pantoja and he holds him against the cage wall, Ortiz attacks the thighs of Pantoja with knee strikes. Ortiz continuously drags Pantoja to the ground and Pantoja gets up each time, the fighters separate and Ortiz attacks Pantoja with leg kicks. Pantoja rocks Ortiz with a punching combination, Ortiz scores a takedown on Pantoja and Pantoja gets up as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Ortiz nailing a swinging Pantoja with a counter right hook, Pantoja scores a takedown on Ortiz and he gets the half guard. Pantoja transitions to back control against Ortiz, Ortiz scrambles free and Pantoja holds him against the cage wall. Pantoja drags Ortiz back to the ground while gaining back control, Ortiz stands up and shakes Pantoja off of him ebfore getting top position on the ground. Pantoja scrambles to his feet with Ortiz swinging away at him, Ortiz catches Pantoja with a push kick followed by a few rights. Ortiz drags Pantoja to the ground and he gets back control, Ortiz nails Pantoja with a few strikes as the round ends.

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

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

Sabah Homasi vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan

Round One: The round begins with Alhassan attacking Homasi with some leg kicks, Homasi nails Alhassan with a kick to the midsection followed by some punches. Homasi catches an incoming Alhassan with a knee strike to the midsection, Alhassan charges at Homasi while throwing a combination. Homasi gets Alhassan against the cage wall before landing a right, Alhassan recovers and cracks Homasi with a right of his own. Alhassan scores a takedown on Alhassan and he gets him in the seated position, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Alhassan swinging wildly at Homasi, Alhassan destroys Homasi with a right uppercut and Homasi goes out cold.

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

Kyle Bochniak vs. Brandon Davis

Round One: The round begins with Davis taking a few swings at Bochniak, Davis starts attacking Bochniak with some leg kicks. Bochniak then attacks Davis with a punching combination, Bochniak pops Davis with a right to the midsection. Davis and Bochniak get into a striking exchange, Bochniak grabs Davis and he gets him up against the cage wall. Bochniak scores a takedown on Davis and Davis gets right back up, Bochniak holds Davis against the cage wall again. Bochniak scores another takedown and Davis gets right back up again, Bochniak holds Davis against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bochniak

Round Two: The round begins with Bochniak attacking Davis with a punching combination, Bochniak then pops Davis with a short right. Davis starts attacking Bochniak with some leg kicks, Bochniak starts to just swing wildly and landing against Davis. Davis comes forward to catch Bochniak with a punching combination, Davis follows that up by nailing Bochniak with a knee strike. Bochniak and Davis getting into a wild striking exchange, Davis catches Bochniak with a front kick to the midsection. Bochniak grabs Davis and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Bochniak pops Davis with a pair of rights. Davis swings away at Bochniak as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davis (Ovewrall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Bochniak comes forward to pop Davis with a right. Bochniak backs up Davis with a three punch combination, Davis attempts a front kick against Bochniak. Bochniak grabs Davis and he holds him against the cage wall, Bochniak separates before cracking Davis with a right. Bochniak attacks a backing Davis with more punching combinations, Davis goes back to attacking Bochniak with leg kicks. Davis scores a takedown and Bochniak gets right back up, Bochniak grabs a tripping Davis 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 Bochniak (Final Score: 29-28 for Bochniak)

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

#10 Thomas Almeida vs. #14 Rob Font

Round One: The round begins with Font popping Almeida with a few jabs, Almeida starts attacking Font with some leg kicks. Font grabs Almeida and he holds him against the cage wall for a short time, Font cracks Almeida with a right before getting him against the cage wall again. The fighters separate and Almeida attacks Font with a high kick, Font attempts a front kick that barely makes contact with Almeida, Almeida starts catching a swinging Font with counter strikes. Font catches an incoming Almeida with a standing elbow strike, Almeida recovers to catch a swinging Font with a counter left hook. Almeida comes forward and he swings away at Font, Almeida nails a kicking Font with a counter right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Almeida

Round Two: The round begins with Font peppering Almeida with jabs, Font then clocks Almeida with a two punch combination. Font drops Almeida with a punching combination, Almeida scrambles to his feet and Font drags him back to the ground while landing a few strikes. Almeida gets back to his feet and Font cracks him with an elbow strike, Font then cracks a swinging Almeida with a counter right. Font then cracks Almeida with a knee strike to the head, Almeida starts attacking Font with some leg kicks. Font crushes Almeida with a head kick before dropping him with uppercuts and the referee jumps in.

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

#15 Gian Villante vs. Francimar Barroso

Round One: The round begins with Villante cracking Barroso with a right, Villante then cracks a kicking Barroso with a counter right. Villante rocks a swinging Barroso with a counter right uppercut, Villante also attempts a high kick against Barroso. Barroso tries keeping Villante at bay by throwing jabs, Barroso also attacks Villante with a series of kicks. Barroso starts attacking a stalking Villante with some leg kicks, Villante stalks Barroso while throwing punching combinations. The fighters have a striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Villante

Round Two: The round begins with Villante just swinging away at Barroso, Villante backs Barroso into the cage wall while landing punching combinations. Villante accidentally kicks Barroso low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Villante attacking Barroso with leg kicks. Villante then nails a kicking Barroso with a counter right, Barroso attacks Villante with kicks to keep him at bay. Barroso then cracks a backing Villante with some uppercuts, Barroso starts popping Villante with punching combinations. Villante then hits Barroso with a right to the midsection, Villante swings away at Barroso as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Villante attacking Barroso with punching combinations, Barroso attacks Villante with a variety of kicks. Villante stuns a swinging Barroso with a counter left hook, Villante comes forward and he continues swinging away at Barroso. Villante nails a kicking Barroso with a counter right, Villante jabs away at Barroso to keep him at bay. Barroso catches a swinging Villante with a standing elbow strike as the round ends.

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

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

Calvin Kattar vs. Shane Burgos

Round One: The round begins with Burgos popping Kattar with a few jabs, Burgos then pops a jabbing Kattar with a counter right. Kattar starts attacking Burgos with some leg kicks, Kattar nails a swinging Burgos with a counter left uppercut. Burgos responds by nailing Kattar with a right to the midsection, Kattar then nails Burgos with a straight right. Burgos catches Kattar with a few lefts to the midsection, Kattar again connects with a straight right on Burgos. Burgos then hits Kattar with a three punch combination, Burgos starts landing multi-strike combinations against Kattar. Kattar nails Burgos with a front kick to the face as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kattar

Round Two: The round begins with Kattar and Burgos exchanging some jabs, Burgos starts peppering Kattar with some leg kicks. Burgos backs up Kattar with a high kick attempt, Kattar starts winning the jabbing war against Burgos. Kattar grabs Burgos and he gets him against the cage wall for a short time, Burgos then pops Kattar with a short right. Burgos backs up Kattar after throwing a punching combination, Burgos starts attacking the body of Kattar with punches. Burgos gets Kattar against the cage wall with a multiple punch combination, Burgos continues coming forward and swinging away at Kattar as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Burgos attacking Kattar with some leg kicks, Kattar drops a swinging Burgos with a counter right followed by an uppercut and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

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

UFC Light Heavyweight Title Fight: Daniel Cormier (Champion) vs. #2 Volkan Oezdemir

Round One: The round begins with Oezdemir swinging wildly at Cormier, Oezdemir cracks Cormier with a few lefts. Oezdemir also starts nailing Cormier with some leg kicks, Oezdemir gets Cormier against the cage wall while landing several more lefts. Oezdemir continues attacking Cormier with punching combinations, Cormier comes forward while throwing at Oezdemir. Cormier starts attacking Oezdemir with some leg kicks of his own, Oezdemir then cracks Cormier with a left hook. Cormier then stuns Oezdemir with a few rights, Cormier charges at Oezdemir and they have a wild exchange. Cormier backs Oezdemir into the cage wall while landing a right hook, Cormier scores a takedown on Cormier. Cormier locks Oezdemir in a rear naked choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cormier

Round Two: The round begins with Cormier popping Oezdemir with a few jabs, Cormier scores a takedown on Oezdemir and he gets full mount. Oezdemir eats a few strikes as he gets Cormier in the half guard, Cormier transitions to side control against Oezdemir. Cormier traps Oezdemir in the crucifix position while landing ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Daniel Cormier def. #2 Volkan Oezdemir by TKO via strikes (2:00, R2) to retain the UFC Light Heavyweight Title

UFC Heavyweight Title Fight: Stipe Miocic (Champion) vs. #1 Francis Ngannou

Round One: The round begins with Miocic attacking Ngannou with leg kicks, Miocic scores a takedown and Ngannou gets right back up. Miocic grabs Ngannou and he gets him against the cage wall, Ngannou gets free and he swings away at Miocic. Ngannou then cracks Miocic with a series of wild rights, Miocic cracks a swinging Ngannou with a counter right. Miocic again grabs Ngannou and he gets him against the cage wall, Ngannou catches Miocic with a knee strike while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Miocic cracks Ngannou with a straight right, Miocic stuns Ngannou with another right. Miocic scores a takedown on Ngannou and he gets side control, Miocic attacks Ngannou with ground and pound. Ngannou scrambles to his feet and Miocic nails him with a right, Ngannou pops Miocic with a few uppercuts. Miocic rocks Ngannou with a punching combo and scores a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Miocic

Round Two: The round begins with Miocic attacking Ngannou with some leg kicks, Ngannou nails a kicking Miocic with a counter right. Ngannou comes forward and just swings wildly at Miocic, Miocic catches Ngannou with a kick to the midsection. Miocic catches a backing Ngannou with a right before scoring a takedown, Ngannou gets to his feet with Miocic holding onto him. Miocic starts attacking a downed Ngannou with knee strikes, Miocic attacks Ngannou with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Miocic attacking Ngannou with some leg kicks, Miocic grabs Ngannou and he holds him against the cage wall. Miocic gets Ngannou to a knee while landing some strikes, Miocic attacks Ngannou with some knee strikes as well. Miocic then cracks Ngannou with a straight right, Ngannou stuns Miocic with a multiple punch combination. Miocic scores a takedown on Ngannou and he gets the half guard, Miocic attacks Ngannou with ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with Miocic scoring a takedown on Ngannou and he gets side control, Ngannou eats strikes while getting Miocic in the half guard. Miocic scrambles and he gets back control on Ngannou, Miocic attacks Ngannou with more ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Five: The round begins with Miocic attacking Ngannou with leg kicks, Miocic grabs Ngannou and he gets him against the cage wall. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Miocic popping Ngannou with a step in left. Ngannou starts taking a few swings at Miocic, Miocic grabs Ngannou and he gets him against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Stipe Miocic def. #1 Francis Ngannou by unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-44) to retain the UFC Heavyweight Title

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