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UFC 249 - GAETHJE DEF. FERGUSON - The 6th Round SBN MMA Post-Fight Show

Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are here to breakdown this Saturday’s, May, 9th., UFC 249 PPV event, from the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL. The guys will have hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event. This event showcased the much anticipated Lightweight Interim Title bout between Tony Ferguson & contender Justin Gaethje, as well as a Bantamweight Title Bout between Dominick Cruz & Henry Cejudo.

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Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are here to breakdown UFC 249 with hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event on SBN MMA’s YouTube Channel.

This Saturday’s, May 9th., UFC 249 PPV (Pay-Per-View) event, from the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL, showcased the highly-anticipated Interim Featherweight Title bout between Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson & Justin ‘The Highlight’ Gaethje; as well as a Bantamweight Title bout between Henry Cejudo and Dominick Cruz, ending in ‘The Messenger’s’ Retirement announcement... rounding things out we were also treated to a battle between Francis Ngannou and Jairzinho Rozenstruik... what a fun night of fights we have to discuss with you!

Here’s a look at the UFC 249 RESULTS & new fight records:

UFC 249 PPV MAIN CARD | SAT. MAY 9 - 10PM/7PM ETPT

  • Lightweight Interim Title Bout - Justin Gaethje (22-2) DEF. Tony Ferguson (26-3), KO/TKO-Punches at 3:39 of Rd 5, Total 23:39
  • Bantamweight Title Bout - Henry Cejudo (16-2) DEF. Dominick Cruz (22-3), KO/TKO- Knee & Punches at 4:58 of Rd 2, Total 9:58 (CEJUDO ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM MMA)
  • 265lbs - Francis Ngannou (15-3) DEF. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (10-1), KO/TKO-Punches at 0:20 of Rd 1
  • 145lbs - Calvin Kattar (21-4) DEF. Jeremy Stephens (28-18), KO/TKO-Elbows to G & P at 2:42 of Rd 2, Total 7:42
  • 265lbs - Greg Hardy (6-2) DEF. Yorgan De Castro (6-1), DEC-Unanimous

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Ferguson vs. Gaethje
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) 1. Justin Gaethje 2. Francis Ngannou

PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT
Anthony Pettis (23-10) DEF. Donald Cerrone (36-15), DEC-Unanimous
Aleksei Oleinik (59-13) DEF. Fabricio Werdum (23-9), DEC-SPLIT
Carla Esparza (16-6) DEF. Michelle Waterson (17-8), DEC-SPLIT
Uriah Hall (15-9) vs. Ronaldo Souza (26-8), CANCELLED (Jacare Positive for COVID-19)

EARLY PRELIMS | 6:30PM/3:30PM ETPT
Vicente Luque (18-7) DEF. Niko Price (14-4), KO/TKO, DR STOPPAGE (EYE INJURY) at 3:37 of Rd 3, Total 13:37
Bryce Mitchell (13-0) DEF. Charles Rosa (12-4), DEC-Unanimous
Ryan Spann (18-5) DEF. Sam Alvey (33-14), DEC-SPLIT

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