Bloody Elbow fight experts, Zane Simon & his cohort, Eddie Mercado recorded for you on Saturday, September 10th, 2022, with a breakdown of the UFC 279: ‘Diaz vs Ferguson, Chimaev vs Holland’ 13-bout PPV event; which took place at The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The guys have hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event in the player above, or they can be caught on our Bloody Elbow Presents YouTube Channel or any platform in our BE Presents Podcast Network.
For all the results, reactions and a plethora of details about the main card, and plenty of tidbits about all the prelims, be sure to hit play on the show to hear what our fight experts have to say!
Overall, this shuffled up 13-bout card saw three exciting first round finishes, three thrilling KO/TKO’s, four sweet submissions - including our main event, and six hard-fought decisions, two split. Rounding things out, our fighters who were awarded for putting forth BONUS efforts included — POTN: Nate Diaz, Irene Aldana, Johnny Walker & Jailton Almeida. FOTN: None tonight.
Here’s a look at the UFC 279: ‘Diaz vs Ferguson, Chimaev vs Holland’ Main Event PPV fight card & current records —
Main and co-main event scheduled for five rounds. All other bouts scheduled for three rounds. | Official UFC 279 Scorecards
PPV CARD | SAT. SEP 10
13. Nate Diaz (21-13) DEF. Tony Ferguson (25-8) — via submission (Guillotine choke) at 2:52 of the fourth round of five
12. Khamzat Chimaev (12-0) DEF. Kevin Holland (23-8) — via submission (D’Arce choke) at 2:13 of the first round of five
11. Daniel Rodriguez (17-2) DEF. Jingliang Li (19-8) — via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
10. Irene Aldana (14-6) DEF. Macy Chiasson (8-3) — via TKO (strikes) at 2:21 of the third round
9. Johnny Walker (19-7) DEF. Ion Cutelaba (16-8) — via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:37 of the first round
8. Julian Erosa (28-9) DEF. Hakeem Dawodu (13-3) — via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
7. Jailton Almeida (17-2) DEF. Anton Tirkalj (8-1) — via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:27 of round one
6. Denis Tiuliulin (11-6) DEF. Jamie Pickett (13-8) — via TKO (strikes) at 4:52 of the second round
5. Chris Barnett (23-8) DEF. Jake Collier (13-8) — via TKO (strikes) at 2:24 of the second round
4. Norma Dumont (8-2) DEF. Danyelle Wolf (1-1) — via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
3. Heili Alateng (16-8) DEF. Chad Anheliger (12-6) — via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2. Elise Reed (6-2) DEF. Melissa Martinez (7-1) — via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
1. Yohan Lainesse (9-1) DEF. Darian Weeks (5-3) — via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
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