UFC 198 came from Curitiba in Brazil last night healined by Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic. Also making her UFC debut was a catchweight belt between Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs Leslie Smith.
Here are the quick results:
*Stipe Miocic Def Fabricio Werdum via KO 2:47 Round 1
*New Heavweight Champion
Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Def Vitor Belfort via TKO 4:38 Round 1
Cris Cyborg Def Leslie Smith via TKO 1:21 Round 1
Shogun Rua Def Corey Anderson via Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Bryan Barerena Def Warley Alves via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Demain Maia Def Matt Brown Via Submission (RNC) 4:31 Round 3
Thiago Santos Def Nate Marquardt via KO 3:39 Round 1
Francisco Trinaldo Def Yancy Mederios via Unanimous Decison (29-26, 30-27, 30-26)
John Lineker Def Rob Font via Unanimous Decison (30-27, 29-28, 30-26)
Rogerio Nogueira Def Pat Cummins via KO 4:52 Round 1
Sergio Moraes vs Luan Chagas ended in a DRAW (29-28, 28-29, 28-28)
Renato Moicano Def Zubaira Tukhugov via Split Decision (29-28, 29-28. 28-29)
Bonuses $50,000 Each
Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza
It was to be Rafael dos Anjos who made a huge statement to retain his lightweight title in just 66 seconds on the first round defeating Donald Cerrone by strikes.
Nate Diaz also made his long awaited return to the octagon and took home a unanimous decision win over top 5 lightweight Michael Johnson in a great three round battle which saw him also pick up Fight of The Night Bonus.
UFC on FOX 17 comes from Orlando Saturday 19th December. The main event is a lightweight championship bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone. In the co-main event Junior dos Santos battles Alistair Overeem in a heavyweight clash.
Before we can get to the fights ahead we have to make sure they’re all on course to make weight.
Here are the full weigh-in results:
Rafael dos Anjos (154.5 lbs) vs. Donald Cerrone (154.5 lbs)
Junior Dos Santos (239 lbs) vs. Alistair Overeem (243 lbs)
Nate Diaz (156 lbs) vs. Michael Johnson (155.5 lbs)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz (114.5 lbs) vs. Randa Markos (116 lbs)
Myles Jury (146 lbs) vs. Charles Oliveira (150 .5 lbs)*
C.B. Dollaway (185.5 lbs) vs. Nate Marquardt (186 lbs)
Sarah Kaufman (136 lbs) vs. Valentina Shevchenko (134 lbs)
Tamdan McCrory (185 lbs) vs. Josh Samman (186 lbs)
Danny Castillo *(158 lbs) vs. Nik Lentz (156 lbs)
Jim Alers (145 lbs) vs. Cole Miller (146 lbs)
Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)
Leon Edwards (171 lbs) vs. Kamaru Usman (171 lbs)
Hayder Hassan (170 lbs) vs. Vicente Luque (171 lbs)
Luiz Henrique (248 lbs) vs. Francis Ngannou (254 lbs)
*Have 1 hour to make weight