The Ultimate Fighting Championship is at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada for UFC 246. The first UFC card of 2020 is 11-fight offering headlined by “Notorious” Conor McGregor versus Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone.
Conor McGregor returns to action for the first time since losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October of 2018. The former UFC featherweight & lightweight champion’s last win came in November of 2016 defeating Eddie Alvarez by 2nd round knockout. The fighter nicknamed “Notorious” has 18 of his 19 stoppage wins by knockout.
Donald Cerrone hold a slew of UFC records, most wins (23), most post-fight bonuses (18), most knockdowns scored (20), and most knockouts from kicks (7). “Cowboy” has fought 5 times since the last time we saw McGregor in the Octagon. Including submitting Mike Perry & a TKO of Alex Hernandez. Cerrone has 27 finishes 17 by submission.
- Welterweight Bout: Conor McGregor (22-4) def. Donald Cerrone (36-14) TKO (strikes) 0:40 R1
- Women’s Bantamweight Bout: Holly Holm (13-5) def. Raquel Pennington (10-8) by (29-28, 30-27 x2) unanimous decision
- Heavyweight: Alexey Olenik (58-13-1) def. Maurice Greene (8-4) by submission (armbar) 4:38 R2
- Bantamweight Bout: Brian Kelleher (20-10) def. Ode Osbourne (8-3) by submission (guillotine choke) 2:49 R1
- Lightweight Bout: Diego Ferreira (17-2) def. Anthony Pettis (22-10) by submission (rear naked choke) 1:46 R2
- Women’s Flyweight Bout: Roxanne Modafferi (24-16) def. Maycee Barber (8-1) by (30-26, 30-27 x2) unanimous decision
- Featherweight Bout: Sodiq Yusuff (11-1) def. Andre Fili (20-7) by (29-28, 30-27 x2) unanimous decision
- Flyweight Bout: Askar Askarov (11-0-1) def. Tim Elliott (15-10-1) by (29-28, 30-27 x2) unanimous decision
- Lightweight Bout: Drew Dober (22-9) def. Nasrat Haqparast (11-3) by TKO (punches) 1:10 R1
- Light-Heavyweight Bout: Aleksa Camur (6-0) def. Justin Ledet (9-3) by (29-28, 30-27 x2) unanimous decision
- Women’s Flyweight Bout: Sabina Mazo (8-1) def. JJ Aldrich (8-4) by (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) split decision