UFC On Fox 26 Results: Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Robbie Lawler Headlines, A Massive Upset & 4 Top Ranked Light Heavyweights Collide

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Main Card (8pm EST., Fox)

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#4 Rafael Dos Anjos def. #2 Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

Josh Emmett def. #3 Ricardo Lamas by KO via punch (4:33, R1)

#10 Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Mike Perry by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#3 Glover Teixeira def. #7 Misha Cirkunov by TKO via strikes (2:45, R1)

Preliminary Card (5pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

#15 Jan Blachowicz def. #14 Jared Cannonier by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Julian Marquez def. Darren Stewart by submission via front choke (2:42, R2)

Chad Laprise def. Galore Bofando by TKO via strikes (4:10, R1)

Nordine Taleb def. Danny Roberts by KO via head kick (0:59, R1)

John Makdessi def. Abel Trujillo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Alessio Di Chirico def. Oluwale Bamgbose by KO via knee strike (2:14, R2)

Preliminary Card (4:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Jordan Mein def. Erick Silva by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)


Jordan Mein vs. Erick Silva

Round One: The round begins with Mein attacking Silva with some leg kicks, Silva eats a left as he gets Mein against the cage wall. Mein scores a takedown on Silva and Silva gets right back up, Mein then pops Silva with a short left hook. Silva comes forward and he swings wildly at Mein, Silva catches a backing Mein with a two punch combination. Silva starts attacking Mein with some leg kicks of his own, Silva and Mein also exchange some knee strikes. Mein clips a backing Silva with a three punch combination, Silva connects with a spinning back kick to the midsection of Mein. Mein cracks Silva with a multiple punch combination while Silva is against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mein

Round Two: The round begins with Silva taking a few swings at Mein, Silva backs up Mein after landing an overhand right. Silva also starts nailing Mein with some leg kicks, Mein scores a takedown on Silva after landing a striking combination. Mein starts attacking Silva with a lot of ground and pound, Silva tries sweeping Mein and Mein blocks it from happening. Silva gets up and Mein goes for a standing guillotine choke as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Silva catching Mein with a kick to the midsection, Silva charges forward and he swings away at Mein. Silva also starts attacking Mein with some leg kicks, Mein scores a takedown on Silva and he gets the full guard. Mein starts attacking Silva with some ground and pound, Silva looks for a triangle choke and Mein blocks it. Mein transitions to the half guard and then full mount against Silva, Mein then gains back control against Silva as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jordan Mein def. Erick Silva by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

 

Alessio Di Chirico vs. Oluwale Bamgbose

Round One: The round begins with Bamgbose peppering Di Chirico with a few jabs, Bamgbose then pops Di Chirico with a straight left. Di Chirico attempts a high kick and Bamgbose blocks it, Di Chirico scores a takedown on Bamgbose and Bamgbose gets right back up. Bamgbose barely lands a right to the midsection of Di Chirico, Bamgbose gets Di Chirico against the cage wall for a few seconds as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Di Chirico

Round Two: The round begins with Di Chirico charging at Bamgbose and Bamgbose lands a right, Di Chirico comes forward and swinging away at Bamgbose. Di Chirico clobbers Bamgbose with a left uppercut before knocking him out with a knee strike to the head.

Official Result: Alessio Di Chirico def. Oluwale Bamgbose by KO via knee strike (2:14, R2)

John Makdessi vs. Abel Trujillo

Round One: The round begins with Trujillo attacking Makdessi with a left hook, Trujillo charges at Makdessi while throwing a combination. Makdessi accidentally pokes Trujillo in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Makdessi attacking Trujillo with some leg kicks. Trujillo comes forward and he nails Makdessi with a left hook, Makdessi charges forward and he catches a swinging Trujillo with a right. Makdessi drops a charging Trujillo with a short right. Makdessi then kicks away at the legs of Trujillo, Trujillo pops up to his feet and Makdessi kicks away at him. Makdessi accidentally kicks Trujillo low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Makdessi nailing Trujillo with a spinning back kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Makdessi

Round Two: The round begins with Makdessi attempting a high kick against Trujillo, Trujillo gets Makdessi against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Makdessi breaks free and the fighters jab away at each other, Makdessi also starts attacking Trujillo with some leg kicks. Trujillo pops Makdessi with a few jabs before eating a kick to the midsection, Trujillo continues attacking Makdessi with some lefts. Makdessi cracks Trujillo with another kick to the midsection, Makdessi attacks Trujillo with a right as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Makdessi briefly dropping a charging Trujillo with a counter left, Makdessi goes back to attacking Trujillo with leg kicks. Trujillo starts attacking Makdessi with some leg kicks of his own, Trujillo swings away at a kicking Makdessi. Makdessi then cracks Trujillo with a kick to the midsection, Makdessi attacks Trujillo with a head kick that barely gets blocked. Trujillo grabs Makdessi and he holds him against the cage wall, Makdessi breaks free and he attacks Trujillo with more leg kicks. Makdessi then nails a backing Trujillo with a kick to the midsection, Makdessi comes forward and swings away at Trujillo as the round ends.

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

Official Result: John Makdessi def. Abel Trujillo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

 

Nordine Taleb vs. Danny Roberts

Round One: The round begins with Taleb attacking Roberts with some leg kicks, Roberts backs up Taleb with a head kick attempt. Taleb responds by landing a kick to the midsection of Roberts, Taleb destroys Roberts with a head kick followed by a few punches and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Nordine Taleb def. Danny Roberts by KO via head kick (0:59, R1)

Chad Laprise vs. Galore Bofando

Round One: The round begins with Bofando attempting a high kick against Laprise, Bofando drops Laprise with a three punch combination. Bofando pounces on Laprise with a plethora of strikes before letting him stand up, Laprise scores a takedown on Bofando and he gets side control. Laprise starts attacking a downed Bofando with a few elbow strikes, Laprise transitions to the full mount against Bofando. Laprise attacks Bofando with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Chad Laprise def. Galore Bofando by TKO via strikes (4:10, R1)

Julian Marquez vs. Darren Stewart

Round One: The round begins with Stewart attacking Marquez with some leg kicks, Marquez goes for a takedown and he gets Stewart against the cage wall. Stewart nails Marquez with a lot of strikes as the fighters clinch, Stewart scores a takedown on Marquez and Marquez gets right back up. Stewart looks for another takedown and Marquez nails him with an elbow strike, Marquez defends the takedown by nailing Stewart with a ton of strikes. Stewart gets Marquez back against the cage wall while landing a punching combination, Stewart scores another takedown on Marquez and he gets back control. Marquez gets up and Stewart remains on his back for a short time, Stewart then pops Marquez with a straight right before eating a knee strike. Marquez drags Stewart to the ground while going for a kimura as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Stewart

Round Two: The round begins with Marquez swinging away at Stewart, Marquez then clobbers Stewart with a series of knee strikes and elbow strikes. Stewart recovers to crack Marquez with a few strikes of his own, the fighters have a wild striking exchange near the cage wall. Marquez grabs Stewart and he briefly holds him against the cage wall, Stewart goes for the takedown and Marquez catches him in a front choke for the tap out.

Official Result: Julian Marquez def. Darren Stewart by submission via front choke (2:42, R2)

#14 Jared Cannonier vs. #15 Jan Blachowicz

Round One: The round begins with Blachowicz attacking Cannonier with some leg kicks, Cannonier pops Blachowicz with a few rights. Cannonier backs Blachowicz into the cage wall with a punching combination, Blachowicz breaks free after nailing Cannonier with a left. Cannonier comes forward and takes some power swings at Blachowicz, Blachowicz keeps Cannonier at bay by peppering him with jabs. Blachowicz stuns Cannonier with a high kick followed by a pair of punches, Blachowicz then nails Cannonier with another two punch combination. Blachowicz also catches Cannonier with a few kicks to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Blachowicz

Round Two: The round begins with Cannonier attacking Blachowicz with some leg kicks, Blachowicz responds by nailing Cannonier with a two punch combo. Blachowicz continues coming forward and swinging away at Cannonier, Blachowicz scores a takedown on Cannonier and Cannonier gets right back up. Cannonier continues swinging wildly against Blachowicz, Blachowicz jabs away at Cannonier to keep him at bay. Blachowicz drops Cannonier with a two punch combo and Blachowicz gets side control on the ground, Cannonier gets back up and he accidentally pokes Blachowicz in the eye to halt the fight. The fight resumes with Blachowicz cracking Cannonier with a short right uppercut, Blachowicz pops Cannonier with a left before scoring a takedown as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Cannonier coming forward and swinging wildly at Blachowicz, Cannonier then hits Blachowicz with an overhand right. Cannonier backs up Blachowicz after landing another right, Cannonier continues coming forward and he rocks Blachowicz with a right. Cannonier also starts attacking Blachowicz with some leg kicks, Cannonier also starts attacking Blachowicz with some left hooks. Blachowicz scores a takedown on Cannonier and he gets back control, Cannonier gets up and Blachowicz holds him against the cage wall. Blachowicz scores another takedown on Cannonier and he gets the full guard, Blachowicz gains the half guard as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #15 Jan Blachowicz def. #14 Jared Cannonier by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#3 Glover Teixeira vs. #7 Misha Cirkunov

Round One: The round begins with Cirkunov attacking Teixeira with some leg kicks, Cirkunov then cracks Teixeira with a kick to the midsection. Cirkunov follows that up by nailing Teixeira with a left, Cirkunov would then hit a swinging Teixeira with a knee strike to the face. Cirkunov then hits Teixeira with a huge punching combination, Cirkunov backs Teixeira into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Teixeira scores a takedown on Cirkunov and he gets back control, Teixeira gets the full mount and then back control again. Teixeira attacks Cirkunov with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #3 Glover Teixeira def. #7 Misha Cirkunov by TKO via strikes (2:45, R1)

#10 Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Mike Perry

Round One: The round begins with Perry nailing Ponzinibbio with a side kick to the midsection, Perry also starts hitting Ponzinibbio with leg kicks. Ponzinibbio responds by catching Perry with some leg kicks of his own, Perry charges at Ponzinibbio while landing a few rights. Perry causes Ponzinibbio to stumble backwards while landing a right, Perry again catches Ponzinibbio with a kick to the midsection followed by a right. Ponzinibbio scores a takedown on a swinging Perry and Perry gets right back up, Ponzinibbio tries keeping Perry at bay by throwing jabs. Perry attempts a high kick against Ponzinibbio as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Perry

Round Two: The round begins with Perry attacking Ponzinibbio with a few kick attempts, Perry also attacks Ponzinibbio with a few rights. Ponzinibbio goes right back to attacking Perry with leg kicks, Perry briefly gets standing back control on Ponzinibbio. Perry then stuns Ponzinibbio by landing a few lefts, Perry scores a takedown and Ponzinibbio gets right back up. Ponzinibbio then hits Perry with a two punch combination, Perry recovers and kicks Ponzinibbio in the midsection. Ponzinibbio pops a swinging Perry with some counter rights, Ponzinibbio backs Perry into the cage wall during a striking exchange. Ponzinibbio rocks Perry with a left hook followed by a punching combination, Ponzinibbio also attacks Perry with a spinning back fist. Ponzinibbio continues rocking Perry with punching combinations, Perry backs Ponzinibbio into the cage wall by landing a combination as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Perry attacking Ponzinibbio with leg kicks, Perry comes forward and swings wildly at Ponzinibbio. Perry then catches Ponzinibbio with a kick to the midsection, Perry then hits Ponzinibbio with a spinning back fist followed by a short right. Ponzinibbio starts attacking Perry with some leg kicks, Perry responds by cracking Ponzinibbio with a two punch combination. Ponzinibbio drops a swinging Perry with a spinning back fist, Perry gets back up and Ponzinibbio gets him back to the ground. Perry gets up again and Ponzinibbio scores another takedown while getting back control, Perry again scrambles to his feet and the fighters separate. Perry then cracks Ponzinibbio with a kick to the midsection, Ponzinibbio scores another takedown on Perry and he gets the full guard. Ponzinibbio transitions to the half guard against Perry, Ponzinibbio starts attacking Perry with some ground and pound. Perry scrambles back to his feet and Ponzinibbio swings away at him as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #10 Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Mike Perry by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

 

#3 Ricardo Lamas vs. Josh Emmett

Round One: The round begins with Lamas attacking Emmett with some leg kicks, Emmett then pops Lamas with a punching combination. Lamas starts nailing Emmett with some side kicks to the leg, Emmett backs up Lamas with some power punches. Emmett starts landing some leg kicks of his own against Lamas, Emmett continues attacking Lamas with punching combinations. Emmett backs up Lamas by landing a straight left, Emmett and Lamas exchange some high kick attempts. Emmett crushes a kicking Lamas with a counter left hook and Lamas goes out cold.

Official Result: Josh Emmett def. #3 Ricardo Lamas by KO via punch (4:33, R1)

#2 Robbie Lawler vs. #4 Rafael Dos Anjos

Round One: The round begins with Dos Anjos attacking Lawler with some leg kicks, Dos Anjos also nails Lawler with a kick to the midsection. Dos Anjos and Lawler get into a brief striking exchange, Dos Anjos comes forward and he attacks Lawler with a few lefts. Lawler comes forward and he swings away at Dos Anjos, Dos Anjos grabs Lawler and he attacks him with multiple knee strikes. Dos Anjos catches a swinging Lawler with a counter right hook, Lawler gets Dos Anjos against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. The fighters clinch and exchange some strikes, the fighters separate and swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dos Anjos

Round Two: The round begins with Dos Anjos nailing Lawler with a kick to the midsection, the fighters have a wild striking exchange near the cage wall. Dos Anjos continues attacking Lawler with a variety of kicks, Dos Anjos rocks Lawler with a trio of lefts to the head. Dos Anjos backs Lawler into the cage wall while assaulting him with a massive punching combination, Dos Anjos scores a takedown and Lawler gets right back up. Dos Anjos again cracks Lawler with some lefts. Lawler comes forward while peppering Dos Anjos with jabs, Dos Anjos and Lawler get into another striking exchange. The fighters clinch and exchange a few knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Dos Anjos keeping Lawler at bay by jabbing away at him, Lawler nails Dos Anjos with a punching combo to the midsection. Dos Anjos scores a takedown on Lawler and he gets him in the seated position, Lawler wall walks to his feet and he gets Dos Anjos against the cage wall. The fighters clinch and exchange some more strikes, Lawler swings away and Dos Anjos drops him with a counter elbow strike. Dos Anjos gets top position on Lawler as the fight hits the ground, Dos Anjos starts attacking Lawler with some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with Dos Anjos kicking Lawler in the midsection a few times, Dos Anjos backs Lawler up while swinging away at him. Dos Anjos backs Lawler into the cage wall while eating a few strikes, the fighters separate and Lawler nails Dos Anjos with a right hook. Dos Anjos backs Lawler into the cage wall again while attacking him with a punching combination, Dos Anjos nails Lawler with another punching combo followed by a head kick. Dos Anjos crushes Lawler with a flying knee strike as the round ends.

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

Round Five: The round begins with Lawler cracking a swinging Dos Anjos with a counter right, Dos Anjos backs a swinging Lawler into the cage wall while landing a combo of his own. Dos Anjos scores a takedown on Lawler and he gets him in the seated position, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Dos Anjos getting Lawler against the cage wall, Dos Anjos backs away for a few moments to swing away at Lawler. Dos Anjos catches Lawler with a right to the midsection as they separate, Dos Anjos attacks Lawler with a flying knee strike followed by a punching combination as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #4 Rafael Dos Anjos def. #2 Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

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