UFC Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale Results: The First Ever UFC Women's Flyweight Champion Is Crowned

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Main Card (10pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

Nicco Montano def. Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46) to win the UFC Women’s Flyweight Title

Sean O’Malley def. Terrion Ware by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Lauren Murphy def. Barb Honchak by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Gerald Meerschaert def. Eric Spicely by KO via body kick (2:18, R2)

DeAnna Bennett fought Melinda Fabian to a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)

Brett Johns def. Joe Soto by submission via calf slicer (0:30, R1)

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

Montana De La Rosa def. Christina Marks by submission via arm bar (2:00, R1)

Ryan Janes def. Andrew Sanchez by TKO via strikes (0:58, R3)

Rachael Ostovich def. Karine Gevorgyan by submission via arm bar (1:40, R1)

Shana Dobson def. Ariel Beck by TKO via strikes (2:53, R2)

Preliminary Card (7:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Gillian Robertson def. Emily Whitmire by submission via arm bar (2:12, R1)


Round By Round Recap

Gillian Robertson vs. Emily Whitmire

Round One: The round begins with a swinging Whitmire eating a counter right from Robertson, Whitmire lands a two punch combo after getting Robertson against the cage wall. Robertson scores a takedown on Whitmire and she gets back control, Whitmire spins at the right time to get top position on Robertson. Robertson catches Whitmire in an arm bar from out of nowhere for the submission.

Official Result: Gillian Robertson def. Emily Whitmire by submission via arm bar (2:12, R1)

Ariel Beck vs. Shana Dobson

Round One: The round begins with the fighters kicking away at each other, Beck nails Dobson with a kick to the midsection followed by a straight left. Dobson starts catching Beck with some leg kicks, Dobson then barely connects with a spinning head kick to Beck. Dobson then attacks Beck with a head kick, Beck recovers and cracks Dobson with a straight left to the face. Dobson continues coming forward and attempting head kicks against Beck, Dobson and Beck exchange more kicks to the midsection. Dobson backs up Beck by landing another head kick, Beck lands a left before holding Dobson against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Beck kicks away at Dobson as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dobson

Round Two: The round begins with Beck coming forward and swinging away at Dobson, Dobson then hits Beck with a pair of rights. Dobson kicks away at Beck before landing a short right, Dobson attacks Beck with some more high kicks. Dobson starts attacking Beck with a plethora of leg kicks, Beck starts catching Dobson with some lefts. Dobson drops Beck with a trio of rights and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Shana Dobson def. Ariel Beck by TKO via strikes (2:53, R2)

Karine Gevorgyan vs. Rachael Ostovich

Round One: The round begins with Ostovich attacking Gevorgyan with some leg kicks, Gevorgyan starts swinging away at Ostovich. Ostovich scores a takedown on Gevorgyan and she gets the open guard, Gevorgyan scrambles to her feet and she gets Ostovich against the cage wall. Ostovich drags Gevorgyan back to the ground while gaining back control, Ostovich rolls for an arm bar and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Rachael Ostovich def. Karine Gevorgyan by submission via arm bar (1:40, R1)

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