The UFC closes out 2017 with UFC 219 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, headlined by Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm challenging Cris “Cyborg” Justino for the UFC Women’s Featherweight championship.
“Cyborg” who has 16 of her 18 win by knock out will be defending the UFC title for the first time, since winning the belt with a 3rd Rd of knock out Tonya Evinger at UFC 214. Holm is a former multi-time Boxing world champion and former UFC women’s Bantamweight champion, coming off a 3rd Rd, head kick knock out win over Bethe Correia.
PPV Main Card
WFW Title: (c) Cristiane Justino def. Holly Holm by (49-46, 48-47 x2) unanimous decision
LW: Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Edson Barboza by (30-25 x2, 30-24) unanimous decision
LW: Dan Hooker def. Marc Diakiese by submission (guillotine home) 0:33 of R3
WSW: Carla Esparza def Cynthia Calvillo by (29-28 x3) unanimous decision
WW: Neil Magny def. Carlos Condit by (30-27 x2, 29-28) unanimous decision
LHW: Michal Oleksiejczuk def Khalil Rountree by (30-27 x3) unanimous decision.
FW: Myles Jury def. Rick Glenn by (30-27 x3) unanimous decision
MW: Marvin Vettori vs Omari Akhmedov is scored (28-28, 29-28, 28-28) majority decision
FLYW: Matheus Nicolau def. Louis Smolka (30-26 x2, 30-25) unanimous decision
Fight Pass Prelims
FLYW: Tim Elliott def. Mark De La Rosa by submission (anaconda choke) 1:41 R2