The Sports Courier recaps the UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm PPV results featuring the final UFC title match of 2017!
The Sports Courier’s Fred Richani recaps and reviews UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm results, featuring Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship! Plus: A quick look back at the crazy year in MMA, as well as an early preview of UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou!
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UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm took place Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV and aired live on pay-per-view.
UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm Results
UFC 219 Main Card on PPV:
UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship: Cris Cyborg (c) def. Holly Holm via unanimous decision to retain the title (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)
Lightweights: Khabib Nurmagomedov dominated Edson Barboza via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-24). Unreal performance by the now 25-0 Nurmagomedov who called out interim lightweight Tony Ferguson and lightweight champion Conor McGregor after the fight.
Lightweights: Dan Hooker def. Marc Diakiese via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, :42
Bantamweights: John Lineker vs. Jimmie Rivera – Fight canceled due to Lineker’s tooth infection
Women’s Strawweight: Carla Esparza def. Cynthia Calvillo via unanimous decision (29-28 across the board)
Welterweights: Neil Magny def. Carlos Condit via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
UFC 219 Prelims on Fox Sports 1 (FS1):
Light Heavyweights: Michał Oleksiejczuk def. Khalil Rountree Jr. via unanimous decision (30-27 across the board)
Featherweights: Myles Jury def. Rick Glenn via unanimous decision (30-27 across the board)
Middleweights: Marvin Vettori vs. Omari Akhmedov went to a Majority Draw (28-28, 29-28, 28-28)
Flyweights: Matheus Nicolau def. Louis Smolka via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)
UFC 219 Prelim on UFC Fight Pass:
Bantamweights: Tim Elliott def. Mark De La Rosa via submission (anaconda choke – Round 2, 1:41. Post-fight, an emotional Elliott dedicated the win to his late trainer Robert Folis.
UFC 219 Performance Bonuses – $50,000 Each:
- Fight of The Night: Cyborg vs. Holm
- Performances of The Night: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tim Elliott
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