Join us in the video player above tonight for a ‘radio style’ play-by-play broadcast of the UFC 239 main card with LIVE updates, results & reactions in our Live Stream, which will begin at the start of the main card.
Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is widely regarded as the greatest combat sports athlete to have ever competed in mixed martial arts (MMA). Tonight, he headlines the latest pay-per-view (PPV) offering from the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC). His opponent, Thiago ‘Marreta’ Santos, is on a four-fight win streak including finishes in all three of his light heavyweight appearances. The co-headliner is a women’s bantamweight title fight between champion, Amanda ‘The Lioness’ Nunes, and former champion, Holly ‘The Preacher’s Daughter’ Holm. Beyond those two title fights, the rest of the card taking place in Paradise, Nevada is full of compelling match-ups.
Although this is the most stacked PPV event that the UFC has offered up so far this year, it’s understandable to not want to shell out the amount of cash necessary to gain access beyond the dual-paywall. Instead, perhaps, you’d like to listen to the main card on the radio for free.
An official UFC radio broadcast doesn’t exist, but we’ve got your back. Throughout the main card portion of the event, in the video player above, Flyin’ Brian J will do his best to keep you informed on the moment-to-moment action that you might otherwise miss.
June will moderate your live chat, laying the ‘ban hammer’ down on those pesky spammers and link beggars, as well as offering support to Brian throughout the show with factoids, bonus updates and adding results and updated fight records in full detail, to the chat and description, as well as right here in this post as the main event unfolds.
Here’s what’s in store for the UFC 239 main card (this list will be updated with LIVE RESULTS & new fight records throughout the MAIN EVENT):
205 - Jon Jones (25-1) DEF Thiago Santos (21-7), DEC-Split
135 - Amanda Nunes (18-4) DEF Holly Holm (12-5), KO/TKO-Head Kick & Punches, 4:10 R1/5
170 - Jorge Masvidal (34-13) DEF Ben Askren (19-1)-KO-Flying Knee, 0:05 R1-(fastest KO in UFC history)
205 - Jan Blachowicz (24-8) DEF Luke Rockhold (16-5), KO/TKO-Punches, R2/3
170 - Michael Chiesa (15-4) DEF Diego Sanchez (29-12), DEC-Unanimous
Remember that BloodyElbow.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 239 fight card this weekend right HERE, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 5:15PM CST, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN at 7PM CST, before the PPV main card start time at 9PM CST on ESPN+.
For the AUDIO version of this stream, visit our Bloody Elbow Presents SoundCloud channel, RIGHT HERE TONIGHT AFTER THE FIGHTS:
Although we are not providing a radio-style play-by-play prelims show we do have a results post for you here on Bloody Elbow and will provide you with updated UFC 239 PRELIMS RESULTS throughout the night right here as well:
PRELIMS ESPN | 7PM CST
145 -Arnold Allen (14-1) DEF Gilbert Melendez (22-8), DEC-Unanimous
135 - Marlon Vera (16-5) DEF Nohelin Hernandez (10-3), SUB-Read Naked Choke, 3:25 R2/3, 8:25 Total
115 - Cláudia Gadelha (17-4) DEF Randa Markos (9-7), DEC-Unanimous
135 - Yadong Song (15-4) DEF Alejandro Perez (21-8), KO/TKO-Right Cross, 2:04 R1/3
EARLY FIGHT PASS PRELIMS | 5:15PM CST
185 - Edmen Shahbazyan (10-0) DEF Jack Marshman (23-9), SUB-Rear Naked Choke, 1:12 R1/3
170 - Chance Rencountre (14-3) DEF Ismail Naurdiev (18-3), DEC-Unanimous
135 - Julia Avila (7-1) DEF Pannie Kianzad (11-5), DEC-Unanimous
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