UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Volkov Results: Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov Headlines

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Main Card (8pm EST., ESPN)

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#3 Curtis Blaydes def. #7 Alexander Volkov by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-46)

#8 Josh Emmett def. #10 Shane Burgos by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)

#6 Raquel Pennington def. #10 Marion Reneau by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Belal Muhammad def. Lyman Good by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Jim Miller def. Roosevelt Roberts by submission via arm bar (2:25, R1)

Preliminary Card (5pm EST., ESPN)

Bobby Green def. Clay Guida by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

#12 Tecia Torres def. Brianna Van Buren by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Marc-Andre Barriault def. Oskar Piechota by TKO via strikes (4:50, R2)

Gillian Robertson def. Cortney Casey by submission via rear naked choke (4:32, R3)

Justin Jaynes def. Frank Camacho by TKO via strikes (0:41, R1)

#7 Lauren Murphy def. #6 Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Austin Hubbard def. Max Rohskopf by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R2)


Austin Hubbard vs. Max Rohskopf

Round One: The round begins with Hubbard attacking Rohskopf with some leg kicks, Rohskopf responds with leg kicks of his own. Hubbard attacks a swinging Rohskopf with a two punch combination, Rohskopf and Hubbard exchange a few rights. Rohskopf gets Hubbard against the cage wall before scoring a takedown on him, Hubbard kicks off the wall to get the fight standing again. Rohskopf scores a trip takedown on Hubbard and Hubbard gets back up, Rohskopf drops for a leg and Rohskopf rolls for a heel hook and Hubbard gets free to get the fight standing again. Rohskopf eats a left after nailing Hubbard with a body kick, Hubbard backs up Rohskopf after landing a right. Rohskopf goes for a head kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hubbard

Round Two: The round begins with Rohskopf scoring a takedown on Hubbard while gaining the half guard, Hubbard scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Hubbard then cracks Rohskopf with a two punch combination, Hubbard also picks Rohskopf apart with some leg kicks. Hubbard backs up Rohskopf with a two punch combination, Hubbard continues lighting up Rohskopf with combinations. Hubbard then cracks a kicking Rohskopf with a counter left hook, Hubbard continues backing up Rohskopf while swinging away at him. Hubbard also lands a plethora of body shots against Rohskopf, Hubbard swings away at Rohskopf as the round ends.

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

In between rounds, Max Rohskopf tells the referee that he doesn’t want to continue and the referee waves off the fight.

Official Result: Austin Hubbard def. Max Rohskopf by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R2)

#6 Roxanne Modafferi vs. #7 Lauren Murphy

Round One: The round begins with Murphy attacking Modafferi with some leg kicks, Modafferi and Murphy also exchange a few rights. Modafferi attacks Murphy with a few punching combinations, Modafferi clocks Murphy with a right before getting her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Murphy hits Modafferi with a right, Modafferi continues charging at Murphy while swinging away at her. Modafferi starts using the jab as Murphy lands more leg kicks, Murphy cracks a swinging Modafferi with a counter right. Murphy looks for a head kick and Modafferi blocks it, Murphy pops Modafferi with more rights to the face as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Murpy

Round Two: The round begins with Modafferi coming forward and swinging away at Murphy, Murphy rocks a swinging Modafferi with a counter right. Murphy charges forward and she swings away at Modafferi, Modafferi recovers and starts firing back against Murphy. Murphy also goes back to attacking Modafferi with leg kicks, Modafferi pops an incoming Murphy with a right. Modafferi grabs Murphy and she gets her up against the cage wall, Murphy scores a takedown on Modafferi and she gets back control. Murphy starts attacking Modafferi with some ground and pound, Modafferi sweeps Muprhy and she gets top control before both scramble to their feet. Modafferi gets Murphy back against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Modafferi attacking Murphy with some leg kicks, Murphy then cracks Modafferi with an uppercut. Modafferi looks to attack Murphy some elbow strikes, Murphy clips a swinging Modafferi with a counter right. Murphy then lands a counter left hook on a swinging Modafferi, Modafferi swings away at Murphy before getting her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, Modafferi comes forward and she nails Murphy with a right. Murphy continues landing counter rights on a swinging Modafferi, Modafferi and Murphy get into a few striking exchanges. Murphy scores a takedown on Modafferi and she gets the full guard as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #7 Lauren Murphy def. #6 Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Justin Jaynes vs. Frank Camacho

Round One: The round begins with Camacho and Jaynes immediately getting into wild striking exchanges, Jaynes drops Camacho with a combination and Camacho gets up while eating more strikes. Jaynes assaults a standing Camacho with a plethora of unanswered strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Justin Jaynes def. Frank Camacho by TKO via strikes (0:41, R1)

Cortney Casey vs. Gillian Robertson

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Casey pops Robertson with a short right. Casey continuously attacks Robertson with various rights, Robertson scores a takedown on Casey and she gets the half guard. Robertson and Casey exchange some strikes while on the ground, Robertson lands some ground and pound against Casey. Robertson maintains top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Robertson

Round Two: The round begins with Robertson attacking Casey with some leg kicks, Casey fires back with leg kicks of her own. Casey cracks Robertson with a four punch combination, Robertson scores a takedown on a swinging Casey and she gets the full guard. Casey scrambles and she looks fir an arm bar against Robertson, Casey attacks Robertson with a lot of strikes while on her back. Robertson frees her arm and she gets the half guard against Casey, Robertson attacks Casey with some ground and pound. Robertson starts hunting for the arm triangle choke against Casey, Robertson abandons the choke to attack Casey with strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Casey attacking Robertson with combinations, Casey also lands some leg kicks against Robertson. Casey then nails Robertson with a two punch combination, Robertson attacks Casey with a high kick that gets blocked. Robertson starts hunting for takedowns against the swinging Casey, Robertson scores a takedown on Casey and she gets the full guard. Casey rolls for an arm bar from out of nowhere and Robertson escapes to keep top control, Casey attacks Robertson with strikes while on her back. Robertson transitions to the half guard position against Casey, Robertson transitions to back control and she catches Casey in a rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Gillian Robertson def. Cortney Casey by submission via rear naked choke (4:32, R3)

Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Oskar Piechota

Round One: The round begins with Barriault attacking Piechota with some rights, Piechota responds by landing a two punch combination. Piechota starts attacking Barriault with some leg kicks, Barriault also lands some leg kicks of his own against Piechota. Barriault comes forward and he pops Piechota with a left hook, Barriault nails a backing Piechota with a side kick to the midsection. Barriault keeps Piechota against the cage wall while swinging away at him, Barriault then attacks Piechota with a right uppercut. Piechota continuously attacks Barriault with uppercuts of his own, Barriault stuns Piechota after landing a pair of uppercuts. Barriault then cracks Piechota with a right followed by an elbow strike, Barriault continues nailing Piechota with uppercuts. Barriault keeps the fight at a close range while landing more strikes, Barriault assaults Piechota with strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Barriault

Round Two: The round begins with Barriault attacking Piechota with a side kick, Barriault starts landing some leg kicks against Piechota. Piechota backs up before hitting Barriault with a right, Barriault fires back and he cracks Piechota with an uppercut. Barriault looks for a takedown on Piechota nails him with an uppercut, Barriault scores a takedown on Piechota and he gets him in a seated position. Piechota scrambles to his feet and the fighters swing away at each other, Barriault gets Piechota back against the cage wall while landing an uppercut. Piechota lands a few counter strikes against a kicking Barriault, Barriault cracks a swinging Piechota with a counter right. Barriault nails a backing Piechota with a three punch combination, Barriault drops Piechota with an uppercut and he lands follow up strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Marc-Andre Barriault def. Oskar Piechota by TKO via strikes (4:50, R2)

#12 Tecia Torres vs. Brianna Van Buren

Round One: The round begins with Torres attacking Van Buren with some leg kicks, Van Buren grabs Torres and gets her against the cage wall. Van Buren scores a takedown on Torres and Torres gets right back up, Van Buren attacks Torres with a spinning elbow strike before separating. Torres comes forward and she attempts a few combos against Van Buren, Torres and Van Buren clinch near the cage wall. The fighters separate and exchange some kicks, Torres and Van Buren clinch near the cage wall again while also exchanging strikes in the clinch. Torres swings away at Van Buren as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Van Buren

Round Two: The round begins with Van Buren attacking Torres with some leg kicks, Torres attempts a jumping front kick against Van Buren. Torres attacks Van Buren with a high kick before landing a right, Torres starts landing some leg kicks against Van Buren. Torres then hits a spinning Van Buren with a right, Torres grabs Van Buren and she gets her up against the cage wall. Van Buren powers through and she gets Torres against the cage wall, the fighters separate and attack each other with combinations. Van Buren comes forward and she nails Torres with a left, Torres throws more high kicks against a backing Van Buren. Torres cracks Van Buren with multiple punching combinations, Van Buren recovers and she hits Torres with a right. Torres attacks Van Buren with a plethora of strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Van Buren and Torres exchanging combinations, Torres then hits Van Buren with a kick to the midsection. Torres backs up Van Buren while landing more kicks to the midsection, Torres and Van Buren get into a brief striking exchange. Van Buren grabs Torres and she gets her against the cage wall while eating an elbow strike, the fighters separate and Torres attacks Van Buren with a variety of kicks. Van Buren attacks Torres with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Torres and Van Buren have another striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #12 Tecia Torres def. Brianna Van Buren by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Clay Guida vs. Bobby Green

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Green grabs Guida and he nails him with a knee strike to the midsection. Guida scores a takedown on Green and he gets back control, Green scrambles to his feet and Guida gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Green nails Guida with a knee strike, Green drags Guida to the ground after a guillotine choke attempt. Guida gets up and he separates from Green, Guida eats a body shot before attacking Green with leg kicks. Guida comes forward and he pops Green with a few rights, Green then hits a swinging Guida with a counter right. Guida responds and he cracks Green with a counter right of his own, Guida grabs Green and he scores a takedown a short time later. Green gets up and Guida gets him against the cage wall, Green hits Guida with a few elbow strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Guida

Round Two: The round begins with Green cracking Guida with a left to the midsection, Green also nails Guida with a front kick to the face. Guida grabs Green and he gets him against the cage wall for a short time, Guida comes forward and Green nails him with multiple knee strikes. Green stays at a distance while picking Guida apart with strikes, Green then hits Guida with two more knee strikes. Guida gets Green back against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Green defends and he nails Guida with another knee strike. Guida goes back to attacking Green with leg kicks, Guida looks for a takedown and Green looks for a guillotine choke. Guida gets a swinging Green against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Green picking Guida apart with jabs, Guida starts attacking Green with some leg kicks. Guida scores a takedown on Green and Green gets back up after a scramble, Guida comes forward as the fighters swing away at each other. Green responds by throwing a few combinations at Guida, Guida gets Green back against the cage wall while looking for another takedown. Green continues defends while Guida continues looking for a takedown, Green attacks Guida with some strikes while defending against the takedown. The fighters separate and Green nails Guida with a left, Guida again grabs Green and gets him against the cage wall. Green attacks Guida with some rights as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Bobby Green def. Clay Guida by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Jim Miller vs. Roosevelt Roberts

Round One: The round begins with Miller tripping up a kicking Roberts and getting top control on the ground, Roberts rolls for an arm bar and Miller escapes to get the half guard. Roberts scrambles and Miller catches him in an arm bar a tap out follows.

Official Result: Jim Miller def. Roosevelt Roberts by submission via arm bar (2:25, R1)

Belal Muhammad vs. Lyman Good

Round One: The round begins with Muhammad and Good exchanging some jabs, Muhammad starts attacking Good with some leg kicks. Good and Muhammad quickly get into some striking exchanges, Good backs up Muhammad while swinging away at him. Muhammad comes forward and he pops Good with a right uppercut, Muhammad then nails Good with a kick to the midsection. Muhammad follows up by nailing Good with a two punch combination, Muhammad continues nailing Good with combinations. Good occasionally charges at Muhammad while swinging away at him, Muhammad nails Good with a knee strike to the midsection. Muhammad and Good exchange high kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Muhammad

Round Two: The round begins with Good backing up Muhammad while the two take some swings at each other, Muhammad cracks Good with a few lefts. Muhammad then cracks Good with a right uppercut, Muhammad gets Good against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters separate and exchange some jabs, Good accidentally pokes Muhammad in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Good nailing Muhammad with a right, Muhammad goes for a high kick and Good blocks it. Muhammad then cracks Good with a two punch combination, Good nails a swinging Muhammad with a counter right hook. Muhammad recovers and he attacks Good with a few combinations, Good rocks a backing Muhammad with a multiple punch combination. Muhammad fires back and he attempts some high kicks against Good as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Muhammad immediately attacking Good with high kicks, Muhammad then pops Good with a left. Good comes forward and he takes some swings at a backing Muhammad, Good rocks a swinging Muhammad with a two punch combination. Muhammad grabs Good and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Good swings away at him. Good backs Muhammad up while swinging away at him, Good then hits Muhammad with a knee strike followed by an uppercut. The fighters clinch and exchange a bunch of strikes, Muhammad fires back and he lands some combos against Good. Good nails Muhammad with a pair of strikes to the midsection, Good goes for a superman punch followed by some leg kicks. Muhammad scores a takedown and Good gets right back up, Muhammad attacks Good with a few lefts. Muhammad scores another takedown on Good and he gets back control, Muhammad looks for a rear naked choke as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Belal Muhammad def. Lyman Good by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#6 Raquel Pennington vs. #10 Marion Reneau

Round One: The round begins with Reneau taking some swings at Pennington, Reneau hits an incoming Pennington with a right. Pennington charges forward and she swings away at Reneau, Reneau starts landing some leg kicks against Pennington. Pennington also lands leg kicks of her own against Reneau, Pennington pops Reneau with a two punch combination. Pennington grabs Reneau and she gets her up against the cage wall, Pennington nails Reneau with some knee strikes while in the clinch. Reneau eats a left hook before nailing Pennington with a right, Pennington backs Reneau against the cage wall while landing some strikes. Pennington also cracks Reneau with some elbow strikes to the head, Reneau gets behind Pennington and she lands a few strikes afterwards. Reneau then hits Pennington with some short rights as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pennington

Round Two: The round begins with Pennington and Reneau exchanging a few combinations, the fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes. Reneau accidentally nails Pennington low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Pennington landing some leg kicks on Reneau. Pennington backs up Reneau after throwing a multiple punch combination, Reneau clinches with Pennington while landing some knee strikes. Pennington responds by landing knee strikes of her own while in the clinch, Reneau scores a takedown on Pennington and Pennington gets right back up. Pennington drags Reneau to the ground while landing some strikes, Reneau scrambles to her feet and Pennington gets her back against the cage wall. Reneau and Pennington exchange some elbow strikes the head, Pennington looks for a takedown and Reneau defends while landing elbow strikes until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Reneau attacking Pennington with a two punch combination, Reneau goes for the clinch as Pennington swings away at her. Reneau drags Pennington to the ground and Pennington gets back up, Reneau keeps Pennington up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Pennington nails a swinging Reneau with a counter right, Pennington backs Reneau into the cage wall after landing an elbow strike. Pennington clinches with Reneau while landing multiple knee strikes, the fighters separate and Pennington lands a combination. Pennington grabs Reneau and she gets her up against the cage wall, the fighters clinch and exchange some strikes. The fighters separate and Pennington lands another combination on Reneau, Pennington gets Reneau back up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and get into a wild striking exchange, Reneau grabs Pennington and she gets her up against the cage wall. Pennington cracks Reneau with a pair of elbow strikes while in the clinch, Pennington also lands more knee strikes on Reneau as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #6 Raquel Pennington def. #10 Marion Reneau by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#8 Josh Emmett vs. #10 Shane Burgos

Round One: The round begins with Emmett landing some leg kicks against Burgos, Emmett charges forward while swinging at Burgos. Emmett then cracks an incoming Burgos with a few rights, Burgos starts landing leg kicks of his own against Emmett. Emmett also lands a few left hooks against a swinging Burgos, Emmett continues landing rights against Burgos. Burgos then hits Emmett with an uppercut followed by a knee strike, Emmett and Burgos exchange a bunch of jabs. Emmett eats a few leg kicks before nailing Burgos with another right, Burgos lands more leg kicks and a right on Emmett. Emmett then cracks Burgos with a two punch combination, Emmett then attacks Burgos with an overhand left. Emmett and Burgos land counter strikes during an exchange, Emmett gets Burgos against the cage wall before throwing rights until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Emmett

Round Two: The round begins with Burgos attacking Emmett with leg kicks and jabs, Emmett throws some leg kicks of his own against Burgos. Emmett charges at Burgos while landing a three punch combination, Emmett also lands a head kick against Burgos. Burgos then pops Emmett with a left uppercut, Burgos backs Emmett up while swinging away at him. Emmett backs up Burgos again while swinging wildly at him, Emmett also lands a right to the midsection of Burgos. Burgos cracks Emmett with a right hook to the midsection, Emmett comes forward and he pops Burgos with a pair of rights. Burgos continues using a variety of kicks to keep Emmett at bay, Burgos then hits Emmett with a two punch combination. Burgos follows up by nailing Emmett with a right and elbow strike, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Emmett attacking Burgos with a combination, Burgos goes back to attacking Emmett with leg kicks. Emmett charges at Burgos while swinging wildly at him, Emmett drops Burgos with a right and he gets top control on the ground. Emmett attacks Burgos with a little ground and pound, Burgos scrambles to his feet and the fighters swing away at each other. Burgos accidentally nails Emmett low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Burgos attacking Emmett with a high kick. Emmett attacks Burgos with leg kicks and rights, Emmett drops Burgos with a left hook and he gets top control on the ground while landing more strikes. Burgos scrambles to his feet after eating more strikes, Burgos throws some combos against Emmett and Emmett fires back. Burgos tries picking Emmett apart with a plethora of jabs, Emmett rocks Burgos again with a three punch combination. The fighters have one more striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #8 Josh Emmett def. #10 Shane Burgos by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)

#3 Curtis Blaydes vs. #7 Alexander Volkov

Round One: The round begins with Blaydes and Volkov exchanging some jabs, Blaydes scores a takedown on Volkov and he gets the half guard. Volkov gets up and Blaydes gets him against the cage wall while landing knee strikes, Blaydes gets Volkov to a knee while landing strikes. Volkov stands up and Blaydes gets him back down to a knee while landing multiple strikes, Volkov gets up and Blaydes drags him back to a knee. Blaydes gets Volkov down while gaining back control, Volkov gets up and Blaydes drags him back to the ground. Blaydes lands more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Blaydes

Round Two: The round begins with Volkov attacking a swinging Blaydes with a counter strike combination, Blaydes and Volkov exchange some leg kicks. Blaydes then cracks Volkov with an overhand right before scoring a takedown on him, Volkov gets up and Blaydes gets him against the cage wall. Blaydes scores another takedown on Volkov and he gets the full guard, Blaydes attacks Volkov with some ground and pound. Blaydes starts landing some elbow strikes against Volkov, Blaydes postures up and Volkov gets up as well before landing a body kick. Blaydes scores another takedown as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Blaydes popping Volkov with a right, Volkov starts using some jabs against Blaydes. Blaydes grabs Volkov and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Volkov land a body kick. Blaydes gets Volkov back against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, the fighters separate and Blaydes scores a takedown on Volkov. Blaydes transitions to back control on Volkov while landing some strikes, Volkov scrambles and he eats more strikes while getting back up. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with Volkov kicking Blaydes in the midsection, Blaydes scores a takedown on Volkov and he gets back control. Volkov gets up as Blaydes takes some swings at him, Blaydes drags Volkov back to the ground and Volkov gets up while eating more strikes. Blaydes grabs a swinging Volkov and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Blaydes nails Volkov with a left. Blaydes scores another takedown on Volkov and he gets the full guard, Blaydes attacks Volkov with some ground and pound. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Volkov hitting Blaydes with a combination. Volkov scores a takedown on Blaydes as the round ends.

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

Round Five: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Volkov pops an incoming Blaydes with an uppercut. Blaydes looks for a takedown and Volkov stuns him with a front kick, Blaydes scores a takedown on Volkov and he gets him in a seated position. Blaydes gets back control while nailing Volkov with a few strikes, Volkov scrambles to his feet and Blaydes gets him against the cage wall. Volkov nails Blaydes with a knee strike before they separate, Blaydes grabs Volkov and gets him back against the cage wall. Blaydes attacks Volkov with a few knee strikes to the face, Blaydes looks for a takedown and Volkov peppers him with short rights. Blaydes scores a takedown on Volkov and he gets the full guard, both fighters exchange strikes while on the ground. Blaydes keeps top control as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #3 Curtis Blaydes def. #7 Alexander Volkov by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-46)

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