UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington Highlights + Results

Amanda Nunes makes another successful title defense, but is overshadowed by Raquel Pennington’s corner not putting safety first before Round 5.

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UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington took place Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and aired live on PPV.

UFC bantamweight championship: Amanda Nunes (c) def. Raquel Pennington via TKO (punches) – Rd 5, 2:36. Dominant victory by the champ. Pennington told her corner she was done before Round 5 and was still sent out to be destroyed anyway. Needless to say, Pennington should look for a new team.

Nunes vs. Pennington Highlights:

Kelvin Gastelum def. Ronaldo Jacare Souza via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Gastelum vs. Souza Highlights:

Mackenzie Dern def. Amanda Cooper via submission (rear-naked choke) – Rd 1, 2:27. Dern came in seven pounds overweight. This was the third time Dern missed weight in her brief MMA career.

Dern vs. Cooper Highlights:

John Lineker def. Brian Kelleher via knockout (punch) – Rd 3, 3:43

Lyoto Machida def. Vitor Belfort via knockout (front kick – almost identical to Anderson Silva’s front kick KO of Belfort) – Rd 2, 1:00.

Belfort claims he is officially retiring from MMA.

Cezar Ferreira def. Karl Roberson via submission (arm triangle) – Rd 1, 4:45

Aleksei Oleinik def. Junior Albini via submission (Ezekiel choke) – Rd 1, 1:45. Incredible.

Davi Ramos def. Nick Hein via submission (rear-naked choke) – Rd 1, 4:15

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos def. Sean Strickland via TKO (punches) – Rd 1, 3:40. Just wow.

Warlley Alves def. Sultan Aliev via TKO (doctor stoppage) – Rd 2, 5:00

Jack Hermansson def. Thales Leites via TKO (punches) – Rd 3, 2:10

Ramazan Emeev def. Alberto Mina via unanimous decision (30-27 across the board)

Markus Perez def. James Bochnovic via submission (rear-naked choke) – Rd 1, 4:28

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Fight of the Night: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Ronaldo Souza
Performance of the Night: Lyoto Machida and Oleksiy Oliynyk

UFC 224: Post-fight Press Conference Highlights:

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