With Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg officially off the UFC 215 pay-per-view, Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko 2 was promoted to main event status.
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The Sports Courier’s Fred Richani recaps a cursed UFC 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 PPV for our TSC News YouTube channel, featuring a Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg fight that never took place, a Junior dos Santos vs. Francis Ngannou fight that also never took place, and Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko 2 for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship that actually took place — but not without controversy!
UFC 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 Recap
UFC 215 Results
Main Card on PPV:
UFC women’s bantamweight championship: Amanda Nunes (c) def. Valentina Shevchenko via split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) to retain the title
Welterweight: Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos def. Neil Magny via submission (arm triangle choke) – Round 1. 3:43
Flyweight: Henry Cejudo def. Wilson Reis via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:25
Light Heavyweight: Ilir Latifi def. Tyson Pedro via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Featherweight: Jeremy Stephens def. Gilbert Melendez via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1):
Women’s Bantamweight: Ketlen Vieira def. Sara McMann via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 4:16
Women’s Bantamweight: Sarah Moras def. Ashlee Evans-Smith via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:51
Featherweight: Rick Glenn def. Gavin Tucker via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-24, 29-27)
Preliminary Card (Streaming live on UFC Fight Pass/UFC.tv):
Lightweight: Alex White def. Mitch Clarke via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:36
Heavyweight: Arjan Bhullar def. Luis Henrique via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Lightweight: Kajan Johnson def. Adriano Martins via knockout (punch) – Round 3, 0:49
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