Saturday, July 28, 2018

UFC on FOX 30: Alvarez vs Poirier Results

Photo Credit: Ultimate Fighting Championships

UFC on FOX 30 took place on July 28th from The Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Main Event featured a rematch between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier after their first bout had a controversial ending that resulted in a no-contest. The two fighters exchanged blows throughout with neither gaining an edge till round two where on the ground, Alvarez was warned for landing a 12 to 6 elbow. The elbow seemed to energize Poirier who then poured it on landing many hard shots till the ref had not choice but to stop it. In women's action, Nina Ansaroff continued her hot streak taking a close decision from Randa Markos. Both ladies had their moments in the bout with each taking a round. Round three Ansaroff was a bit more aggressive and it made the difference. Also Katlyn Chookagian took a decision from Alexis Davis. Chookagian was the more effective striker, landing punches and circling out of danger before Davis could land much in return. Davis for her part landed some nice leg kicks and was able to take what Chookagian gave her, but the judges rewarded Chookagian. In the final women's bout, Joanna Jedrzejczyk got back on track taking a decision from Tecia Torres. Torres made it clear she wanted it on the ground and was able to force clinches and get it to the cage, but Jedrzejczyk was able to thwart the takedowns and land knees well in the clinch. Torres tried to make a push for it in round three but it was too little too late. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.

1. Lightweight: Devin Powell (9-3) defeated Alvaro Herrera (9-6) via KO at 1:52 of Round 1.

2. Strawweight: Nina Ansaroff (9-5) defeated Randa Markos (8-7) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Ansaroff.

3. Flyweight: Dustin Ortiz (19-7) defeated Matheus Nicolau (13-3-1) via KO at 3:49 of Round 1.

4. Flyweight: Katlyn Chookagian (11-1) defeated Alexis Davis (19-8) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/30-27). We scored it 29-28 Chookagian.

5. Lightweight: John Makdessi (16-6) defeated Ross Pearson (22-15, 1NC) via Unanimous Decision (30-26/29-27/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Makdessi.

6. Light Heavyweight: Ion Cutelaba (14-3, 1NC) defeated Gadzhimurad Antigulov (20-5) via TKO at 4:25 of Round 1.

7. Lightweight: Islam Makhachev (16-1) defeated Kajan Johnson (23-13-1) via Tapout (Armbar) at 4:43 of Round 1.

8. Featherweight: Hakeem Dawodu (8-1-1) defeated Austin Arnett (15-5) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Dawodu.

9. Welterweight: Jordan Mein (31-12) defeated Alex Morono (14-5, 1NC) via Unanimous Decision (scores not read). We scored it 30-27 Mein.

10. Lightweight: Alexander Hernandez (10-1) defeated Olivier Aubin-Mercier (12-3) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Hernandez.

11. Strawweight: Joanna Jedrzejczyk (15-2) defeated Tecia Torres (10-3) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 29-28 Jedrzejczyk.

12. Featherweight: Jose Aldo (27-4) defeated Jeremy Stephens (28-15) via TKO at 4:19 of Round 1.

13. Lightweight: Dustin Poirier (24-5, 1NC) defeated Eddie Alvarez (29-6, 1NC) via TKO at 4:05 of Round 2.

Submission of the Night: Islam Makhavhev

Knockout of the Night: Dustin Ortiz

Fight of the Night: Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Tecia Torres

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