UFC 212 Results: An Undisputed Featherweight Champion Is Crowned, Top 2 Female Strawweights Battle & Marlon Moraes Debuts!

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Main Card (10pm EST., Pay-Per-View)

Max Holloway def. Jose Aldo by TKO via strikes (4:13, R3) to become the undisputed UFC Featherweight Champion

#1 Claudia Gadelha def. #2 Karolina Kowalkiewicz by submission via rear naked choke (3:03, R1)

#11 Vitor Belfort def. Nate Marquardt by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Paulo Borrachinha def. Oluwale Bamgbose by TKO via strikes (1:06, R2)

Yancy Medeiros def. Erick Silva by TKO via strikes (2:01, R2)

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

#3 Raphael Assuncao def. Marlon Moraes by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Antonio Carlos Jr. def. Eric Spicely by submission via rear naked choke (3:49, R2)

Matthew Lopez def. #10 Johnny Eduardo by TKO via strikes (2:57, R1)

Brian Kelleher def. #13 Iuri Alcantara by submission via guillotine choke (1:48, R1)

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

Viviane Pereira defeated Jamie Moyle by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Luan Chagas def. Jim Wallhead by submission via rear naked choke (4:48, R2)

Deiveson Figueiredo def. Marco Beltran by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R2)


Note: Due to my issues with my UFC Fight Pass account and it not letting me view the exclusive prelims, results will be provided quick results style until 8pm EST., when the prelims air live on Fox Sports 1. I apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

Round By Round Recap

#13 Iuri Alcantara vs. Brian Kelleher

Round One: The round begins with Alcantara popping Kelleher with a punching combination, Alcantara drops Kelleher with a left and he pounces on him with more strikes. Kelleher scrambles to his feet while eating more strikes, Kelleher tries attacking Alcantara with leg kicks. Kelleher cracks a swinging Alcantara with a few counter rights, Alcantara starts attacking Kelleher with a variety of kicks. Alcantara scores a takedown on Kelleher and Kelleher catches him in a guillotine choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Brian Kelleher def. #13 Iuri Alcantara by submission via guillotine choke (1:48, R1)

#10 Johnny Eduardo vs. Matthew Lopez

Round One: The round begins with Eduardo attacking Lopez with leg kicks, Eduardo then clips Lopez with a short right. Lopez takes a few swings at Eduardo with little connecting, Lopez catches a swinging Eduardo with a counter strike combination. Eduardo then hits Lopez with a two punch combination followed by a kick to the midsection, Lopez scores a takedown on Eduardo and he gets the full guard. Lopez attacks Eduardo with ground and pound, Eduardo looks for a heel hook as Lopez pops him with more strikes. Lopez turns up the heat with the ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Matthew Lopez def. #10 Johnny Eduardo by TKO via strikes (2:57, R1)

Antonio Carlos Jr. vs. Eric Spicely

Round One: The round begins with Spicely scoring a takedown on Carlos Jr and he gets the open guard, Carlos Jr attacks Spicely with elbow strikes while on his back. Carlos Jr rolls for a heel hook and Spicely swings away at him, the fighters swing away at each other while their legs are tied up. Carlos Jr again rolls for a heel hook and nothing comes of it, the fighters eventually scramble to their feet. Carlos Jr grabs Spicely and he forces him up against the cage wall, Carlos Jr scores a takedown on Spicely and he gets back control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Carlos Jr

Round Two: The round begins with Carlos Jr peppering Spicely with some jabs, Carlos Jr scores a takedown on Spicely and he gets the half guard. Spicely rolls for a heel hook and Carlos Jr gets defensive against it, Carlos Jr scrambles to get back control on Spicely. Spicely scrambles and Carlos Jr winds up in his butterfly guard, Carlos Jr transitions to back control again on Spicely. Spicely defends against the rear naked choke from Carlos Jr by nailing him with a few strikes, Carlos Jr locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Antonio Carlos Jr. def. Eric Spicely by submission via rear naked choke (3:49, R2)

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#3 Raphael Assuncao vs. Marlon Moraes

Round One: The round begins with Moraes attacking Assuncao with leg kicks, Assuncao responds by landing leg kicks of his own. Moraes also attacks Assuncao with a high kick that gets blocked, Moraes than lands a right against Assuncao. Assuncao then cracks Moraes with a short right hook, Assuncao starts attacking Moraes with punching combinations. Moraes nails an incoming Assuncao with a kick to the midsection, Moraes follows that up by popping a swinging Assuncao with a counter left hook. Assuncao starts hunting for the takedowns against Moraes, Moraes then nails a swinging Assuncao with a kick to the midsection. Assuncao attempts a jumping knee strike against Moraes, Assuncao nails Moraes with some rights as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Moraes

Round Two: The round begins with Moraes and Assuncao swinging away at each other, Assuncao then cracks a swinging Moraes with a counter left. Moraes dances around Assuncao while peppering him with jabs, Moraes catches Assuncao with a three punch combination. Moraes also starts attacking Assuncao with some leg kicks, Moraes then catches a swinging Assuncao with a counter right hook. Assuncao also attacks Moraes with some high kicks that get blocked, Moraes also catches a swinging Assuncao with a counter left hook. Moraes eats a left before catching Assuncao with a right hook, Moraes kicks Assuncao in the midsection as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some kicks, Assuncao then rocks Moraes with a short right hook. Assuncao then nails Moraes with some leg kicks before eating a left hook, Moraes also catches Assuncao with leg kicks. Assuncao attacks Moraes with a spinning heel kick that gets blocked, Moraes also attacks Assuncao with a high kick that gets blocked. Assuncao accidentally kicks Moraes low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Moraes jabbing away at Assuncao. Moraes also catches Assuncao with a kick to the midsection, Assuncao responds by attacking Moraes with some kicks of his own. Moraes eats a right from Assuncao as he just swings away at him, Moraes looks for a takedown and Assuncao stuffs it. Moraes goes for a spinning head kick and Assuncao blocks it, Moraes cracks Assuncao with an overhand right as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #3 Raphael Assuncao def. Marlon Moraes by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Erick Silva vs. Yancy Medeiros

Round One: The round begins with Medeiros kicking Silva in the midsection, Silva attacks Medeiros with a high kick that gets blocked. Silva goes for a takedown and Medeiros drops him with a punching combination, Silva scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing. Silva starts attacking Medeiros with some leg kicks, Medeiros attacks Silva with a spinning back fist that gets blocked. Silva also nails Medeiros with a kick to the midsection, Silva follows that up by nailing Medeiros with lefts to the midsection. Medeiros responds by nailing Silva with punching combinations of his own, Silva comes forward and he cracks Medeiros with a right. Medeiros responds by kicking Silva in the midsection again, Silva rocks Medeiros with a knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Silva

Round Two: The round begins with Medeiros quickly cracking Silva with a right, Medeiros follows that up with a spinning heel kick against Silva. Silva goes right back to attacking Medeiros with leg kicks, Medeiros backs up Silva by landing a punching combination. Silva then pops a swinging Medeiros with a counter right hook, Silva comes forward while swinging away against Medeiros. Medeiros drops a swinging Silva with a counter left hook, Medeiros pounces on a downed Silva until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Yancy Medeiros def. Erick Silva by TKO via strikes (2:01, R2)

Paulo Borrachinha vs. Oluwale Bamgbose

Round One: The round begins with Bamgbose rocking Borrachinha with a right hook, Bamgbose also attacks Borrachinha with leg kicks. Bamgbose grabs Borrachinha and he holds him against the cage wall, Bamgbose scores a takedown and Borrachinha gets right back up. Bamgbose also attacks Borrachinha with a high kick that gets blocked, Bamgbose goes for another takedown and Borrachinha stuffs it. Bamgbose then cracks Borrachinha with a four punch combination, Borrachinha then cracks Bamgbose with a kick to the midsection. Bamgbose cracks a swinging Borrachinha with a few rights, Borrachinha responds by kicking Bamgbose in the midsection a few times. Borrachinha backs Bamgbose into the cage wall while destroying him with a plethora of strikes, Bamgbose grabs Borrachinha and he holds him against the cage wall. Bamgbose scores a takedown on Borrachinha and he gets leg control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bamgbose

Round Two: The round begins with Bamgbose nailing Borrachinha with a spinning heel kick to the midsection, Borrachinha follows Bamgbose around the Octagon while throwing combinations. Borrachinha drops Bamgbose with a right and he pounces on his with strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Paulo Borrachinha def. Oluwale Bamgbose by TKO via strikes (1:06, R2)

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#11 Vitor Belfort vs. Nate Marquardt

Round One: The round begins with Marquardt attacking Belfort with leg kicks, Marquardt cracks Belfort with a right before scoring a takedown. Marquardt attacks Belfort with a plethora of shoulder shrugs to the face, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Marquardt attacking Belfort with more leg kicks, Belfort attacks Marquardt with a high kick that gets blocked. Marquardt then nails Belfort with a jumping front kick to the face, Marquardt continues attacking Belfort with some rights. Belfort goes for a high kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Marquardt

Round Two: The round begins with Marquardt attacking Belfort with some leg kicks, Marquardt comes forward to pop Belfort with a left. Belfort cracks a swinging Marquardt with a two punch combination, Belfort backs Marquardt into the cage wall while landing a combination. Belfort then cracks Marquardt with a kick to the midsection, Marquardt tries keeping Belfort at bay by throwing jabs. Belfort starts attacking Marquardt with some leg kicks of his own, Marquardt starts attacking Belfort with a variety of kicks. Belfort cracks a swinging Marquardt with a counter right hook, Belfort also attacks Marquardt with a high kick that gets blocked. Marquardt comes forward while hitting Belfort with a punching combination, Marquardt lands a right as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Belfort popping Marquardt with a left, Marquardt goes back to attacking Belfort with leg kicks. Marquardt dances around Belfort while peppering him with jabs, Marquardt also attacks Belfort with a variety of kicks. Marquardt then exchange some kicks to the midsection with Belfort, Marquardt then catches a swinging Belfort with a counter left hook. Belfort does his best to swarm Marquardt with striking combinations, Belfort rocks Marquardt with a head kick that is blocked. Belfort then cracks Marquardt with a trio of right hooks, Belfort cracks Marquardt with a head kick that barely lands. Marquardt attacks Belfort with a jumping knee strike as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #11 Vitor Belfort def. Nate Marquardt by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#1 Claudia Gadelha vs. #2 Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Round One: The round begins with Gadelha attacking Kowalkiewicz with leg kicks, Gadelha then attacks Kowalkiewicz with an overhand right. The fighters crack each other with simultaneous rights, Gadelha then nails Kowalkiewicz with a two strike combination. Kowalkiewicz then pops Gadelha with a left hook to the chin, Gadelha grabs Kowalkiewicz and she holds her against the cage wall. Gadelha scores a takedown on Kowalkiewicz and she gets side control, Gadelha transitions to back control on Kowalkiewicz. Gadelha locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: #1 Claudia Gadelha def. #2 Karolina Kowalkiewicz by submission via rear naked choke (3:03, R1)

UFC Featherweight Title Unification Fight: Jose Aldo (UFC Featherweight Champion) vs. Max Holloway (UFC Interim Featherweight Champion)

Round One: The round begins with Holloway taking a few swings at Aldo with nothing connecting, Aldo attacks Holloway with a two punch combo as well. Holloway then nails Aldo with a left hook after a brief clinch, Aldo rocks Holloway with a multiple punch combo followed by a flying knee strike. Aldo eats a counter right after attacking Holloway with leg kicks, Holloway comes forward while swinging away at Aldo. Aldo just continues swinging away against Holloway, Holloway nails Aldo with a spinning heel kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Aldo

Round Two: The round begins with Aldo catching Holloway with a left hook to the midsection, Holloway stuns a swinging Aldo with a counter left. Aldo continues catching Holloway with two punch combinations, Aldo then hits a swinging Holloway with a counter uppercut. Holloway comes forward and he nails Aldo with another left hook, Holloway backs up Aldo after landing a straight right. Holloway charges at Aldo while landing a multiple punch combination, Aldo then catches a swinging Holloway with a counter right. Holloway backs up Aldo after a high kick attempt, Holloway then nails Aldo with a kick to the midsection. Aldo recovers by popping Holloway with a two punch combination, Aldo rocks Holloway with a combination as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Holloway nailing Aldo with a right to the midsection, the fighters take swings at each other with little landing. Holloway nails a jabbing Aldo with a counter right, Holloway then cracks a swinging Aldo with more rights. Aldo comes forward and he cracks Holloway with a knee strike to the midsection, Holloway drops Aldo with a two punch combination and he pounces on him with more strikes. Holloway advances to the full mount while landing a plethora of strikes before gaining back control, Holloway regains the full mount and he nails Aldo with more strikes. Holloway gains back control again while landing more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Max Holloway def. Jose Aldo by TKO via strikes (4:13, R3) to become the undisputed UFC Featherweight Champion

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