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UFC 248 - ADESANYA DEF. ROMERO - The 6th Round SBN MMA Post-Fight Show

Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are here to breakdown this Saturday’s, Feb, 8th., UFC 248 PPV event, from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The guys will have hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event. This event showcased the much anticipated title defense of Israel ‘The Last Stylebender’ Adesanya vs. contender Yoel ‘Soldier of God’ Romero, as well as newly crowned women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang defending her title agains former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

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Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are here to breakdown UFC 248 with hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event on SBN MMA’s YouTube Channel.

This Saturday’s, March 8th., UFC 248 PPV (Pay-Per-View) event, from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, showcased the highly-anticipated title defense of middleweight Israel ‘The Last Stylebender’ Adesanya vs. contender Yoel ‘Soldier of God’ Romero; as well as newly crowned women’s strawweight champion Weili ‘Magnum’ Zhang defending her title agains former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk; rounding things out we were also treated to a battle between Li Jingliang and ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira... what a fun night of fights we have to discuss with you!

Here’s a look at the UFC 248 RESULTS & new fight records:

UFC 248 PPV MAIN CARD | SAT. MARCH. 8 - 10PM/7PM ETPT

  • 185lbs - Israel Adesanya (19-0) DEF. Yoel Romero (13-5), DEC-Unanimous (48-47x2, 49-46)
  • 115lbs - Weili Zhang (21-1) DEF. Joanna Jędrzejczyk (16-4), DEC-SPLIT
  • 155lbs - Beneil Dariush (18-4) DEF. Drakkar Klose (11-2), KO/TKO-Overhand Left at 1:00 of Rd 2, Total 6:00
  • 170lbs - Neil Magny (22-7) DEF. Jingliang Li (17-6), DEC-Unanimous
  • 170lbs - Alex Oliveira (21-8) DEF. Max Griffin (15-8), DEC-SPLIT

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) 1. Beneil Dariush 2. Sean O’Malley
ATTENDANCE: 15,077
GATE: $2,742,906.20 (USD)

ESPN PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT
135lbs - Sean O’Malley (11-0) DEF. Jose Alberto Quiñones (8-4), KO/TKO-Head kick & Punches at 2:02 of Rd 1
155lbs - Mark O. Madsen (10-0) DEF. Austin Hubbard (11-4), DEC-Unanimous
185lbs - Rodolfo Vieira (7-0) DEF. Saparbeg Safarov (9-3), SUB-Arm Triangle Choke at 2:58 of Rd 1
185lbs - Gerald Meerschaert (31-12) DEF. Deron Winn (6-2), SUB-Rear Naked Choke at 2:13 Rd 3, Total 12:13

ESPN+/Fight Pass EARLY PRELIMS | 6:15PM/3:15PM ETPT
115lbs - Emily Whitmire (4-3) vs. Polyana Viana (10-4) - CANCELLED due to hospitalization
145lbs - Giga Chikadze (9-2) DEF. Jamall Emmers (17-5), DEC-SPLIT
135lbs - Danaa Batgerel (8-2) DEF. Guido Cannetti (8-5), KO/TKO-Left Hook at 3:01 of Rd 1

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