UFC 293 RESULTS, VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS, POST PRESSER & SOCIAL MEDIA REACTION
By MMA News
UFC 293 Results: Main Card:
Middleweight Championship Main Event: Sean Strickland def. Israel Adesanya via unanimous decision (49-46×3)
Heavyweight Co-Main Event: Alexander Volkov def. Tai Tuivasa via submission: R2, 4.37
Flyweight: Manel Kape def. Felipe dos Santos via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28×2)
Heavyweight: Justin Tafa def. Austen Lane via TKO: R1, 1.22
Light Heavyweight: Tyson Pedro def. Anton Turkalj via KO: R1, 2.12
Light Heavyweight: Carlos Ulberg def. Da Woon Jung via submission: R3, 4.49
Featherweight: Chepe Mariscal def. Jack Jenkins via submission: R2, 3.19
Lightweight: Jamie Mullarkey def. John Makdessi via unanimous decision (29-28×3)
Lightweight: Nasrat Haqparast def. Landon Quinones via unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Early Preliminary Card
Welterweight: Charlie Radtke def. “Blood Diamond” via unanimous decision (29-27×3)
Featherweight: Gabriel Miranda def. Shane Young via submission: R1, 0.59
Welterweight: Kevin Jousset def. Kiefer Crosbie via submission: R1, 4.49
Preliminary Card Highlights
Kevin Jousset def. Kiefer Crosbie
In this welterweight bout, Kevin Jousset sunk in a rear-naked choke to get the win against Kiefer Crosbie in the dying seconds of round one.
Gabriel Miranda def. Shane Young
In this featherweight bout, Gabriel Miranda took just 59 seconds to submit Shane Young with a rear-naked choke.
Chepe Mariscal def. Jack Jenkins
In this featherweight bout, Chepe Mariscal got the win after a verbal submission by Jack Jenkins.
Carlos Ulberg def. Da Woon Jung
In this light heavyweight bout, Carlos Ulberg forced the tap from Da Woon Jung with a rear-naked choke in the dying moments of the fight.
Preliminary Card Highlights
Tyson Pedro def. Anton Turkalj
Local favorite Tyson Pedro made quick work of Anton Turkalj, getting the KO in the first round of their light heavyweight bout.
Justin Tafa def. Austen Lane
This heavyweight bout delivered another quick finish, with Justin Tafa taking just over a minute to TKO Austen Lane.
Manel Kape def. Felipe dos Santos
In this flyweight bout, Manel Kape earned a unanimous decision victory over UFC debutant Felipe dos Santos.
Round one saw Kape score a knock down early, but Dos Santos landed effective strikes during some frenetic exchanges. In round two, Kape showed his speed and accuracy by landing a series of electric strikes that wobbled Dos Santos.
Round three saw Dos Santos wobble Kape briefly during a blistering exchange, but Kape ended the round with a takedown and ground and pound.
Alexander Volkov def. Tai Tuivasa
In the co-main event, Alexander Volkov locked in an Ezekiel choke to get the win against Tai Tuivasa in the second round of their heavyweight clash.
Round one saw Volkov rock Tuivasa with a counter right and unload with a flurry of strikes late on. Then in round two, Volkov assumed full mount to rain down brutal ground strikes, before forcing the tap.
In round one, Strickland knocked Adesanya to the canvas with a huge right and unloaded on him. Round two saw Israel rebound to outpoint Strickland during some very measured exchanges. A very close round three saw Strickland get away some effective strikes.
In round four, Strickland continued to keep Adesanya on the back foot and connect with a series of hard blows. And in the final round, Strickland kept the pressure on Adesanya to clinch the decision. Catch all the highlights below.