UFC Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale Results: Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johnson A FOTY, A TUF 25 Champion Is Crowned & More!

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Main Card (9pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

Justin Gaethje def. #5 Michael Johnson by TKO via strikes (4:48, R2)

TUF 25 Finals: Jesse Taylor def. Dhiego Lima by submission via rear naked choke (0:43, R2)

Drakkar Klose def. Marc Diakiese by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Jared Cannonier def. Nick Roehrick by TKO via strikes (2:08, R3)

Brad Tavares def. Elias Theodorou by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Jordan Johnson def. Marcel Fortuna by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

Angela Hill def. Ashley Yoder by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

CB Dollaway def. Ed Herman by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)

#5 Tecia Torres def. Juliana Lima by submission via rear naked choke (0:53, R2)

James Krause def. Tom Gallicchio by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Gray Maynard def. Teruto Ishihara by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)


Round By Round Recap

Gray Maynard vs. Teruto Ishihara

Round One: The round begins with Maynard attacking Ishihara with a punching combination, Maynard scores a takedown on Ishihara and he gets the half guard. Ishihara wall walks to his feet to get the fight standing, Maynard drags Ishihara back to the ground again. Ishihara wall walks to his feet again and Maynard drags him to the ground again, Ishihara scrambles to his feet and he nails Maynard with a knee strike. Maynard scores another takedown on Ishihara and he gets the half guard, Ishihara scrambles to his feet and he separates from Maynard. Maynard backs Ishihara into the cage wall while landing some rights, Maynard scores another takedown on Ishihara and he gets the full mount as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Maynard

Round Two: The round begins with Maynard taking a few swings at Ishihara, Maynard scores a takedown on Ishihara and Ishihara scrambles to his feet. Maynard scores another takedown on Ishihara and he gets head control, Ishihara scrambles to his feet and Maynard holds him against the cage wall. Maynard scores another takedown on Ishihara and he gets the half guard, Maynard starts attacking Ishihara with some ground and pound. Ishihara gets back to his feet with Maynard holding onto him, Maynard drags Ishihara back to the ground and he gets back control. Ishihara scrambles to his feet and he nails Maynard with a knee strike, Maynard gets another takedown on Ishihara and he gets back control. Ishihara gets back to his feet and Maynard drags him back to the ground as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Maynard scoring a takedown on Ishihara and he gets him in the seated position, Maynard gains back control as he attacks Ishihara with strikes. Maynard transitions to the side control position against Ishihara, Maynard attacks Ishihara with some more strikes. Maynard goes for a guillotine choke and Ishihara escapes to remain in bottom position, Ishihara accidentally nails Maynard with an illegal kick and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Maynard in the top position, Ishihara gets back to his feet and Maynard drags him back to the ground as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Gray Maynard def. Teruto Ishihara by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

#5 Tecia Torres vs. Juliana Lima

Round One: The round begins with Torres attacking Lima with leg kicks, Lima scores a takedown on Torres and she immediately postures up. Torres scrambles to her feet and Lima holds her against the cage wall, Torres spins Lima and puts her against the cage wall. The fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Torres and Lima exchanging some kicks, Torres nails Lima with a left hook before holding her against the cage wall. Torres looks for the takedown against Lima as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Torres

Round Two: The round begins with Lima attacking Torres with some kicks, Torres backs Lima into the cage wall with a three punch combination. Torres scores a takedown on Lima and she gets back control, Torres locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: #5 Tecia Torres def. Juliana Lima by submission via rear naked choke (0:53, R2)

Ed Herman vs. CB Dollaway

Round One: The round begins with Herman rocking Dollaway with a overhand right, Dollaway recovers and nails Herman with a few knee strikes. Dollaway scores a takedown on Herman and he gets side control, Dollaway swings wildly as Herman gets him in his full guard. Herman starts rolling for some submissions while on his back, Dollaway starts attacking Herman with some ground and pound. Herman scrambles to his feet with Dollaway holding onto him, Dollaway drags Herman back to the ground and he gets side control. Herman gets back up and Dollaway drags him back to the ground while gaining back control, Herman scrambles and Dollaway regains side control. Dollaway rolls for the kimura and Herman escapes, Dollaway regains back control on Herman while landing more strikes. Herman gets back up to his feet and Dollaway drags him back to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dollaway

Round Two: The round begins with Dollaway attacking Herman with a kick to the midsection, Dollaway then cracks a swinging Herman with a head kick. Herman drops Dollaway with a right and Dollaway scrambles to his feet, Herman then cracks Dollaway with a left to the midsection. Dollaway starts peppering Herman with a few jabs, Herman and Dollaway exchange some right hooks. Herman drops a kicking Dollaway with a multiple punch combination, Herman settles in the half guard against Dollaway. Dollaway rolls for a heel hook and Herman escapes to pop him with a right, Herman advances to the half guard position on Dollaway. Herman starts attacking Dollaway with some ground and pound, Dollaway scrambles to get top position as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Dollaway scoring a takedown on Herman and he gets the half guard, Herman goes for the kimura and Dollaway escapes to maintain top position. Dollaway goes back to attacking Herman with some ground and pound, Dollaway also attacks Herman with a series of elbow strikes to the head. Herman tries hunting for some submissions while on his back, Herman then rolls for a knee bar and Dollaway escapes to hold Herman down as the round ends.

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

Official Result: CB Dollaway def. Ed Herman by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)

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