Flyweight dominance was on show at UFC 255, as reigning UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figuereido and reigning UFC ladies’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko each efficiently defended their titles.
Figueiredo made fast work of challenger Alex Perez in the primary occasion, whereas Shevchenko grinded out a unanimous resolution win over Jennifer Maia within the co-main occasion.
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UFC 255 Essential Card
Deiveson Figueiredo def. Alex Perez by Submission (Guillotine Choke) – 1:57 Spherical 1
Within the first protection of his UFC flyweight championship, Deiveson Figueiredo placed on a masterful efficiency, choking out challenger Alex Perez by guillotine choke in slightly below two minutes.
Perez tried a takedown however left his neck out, and Figuereido took benefit, locking within the guillotine choke and forcing the faucet on the 1:57 mark of the primary spherical.
Figueiredo improves to 20-1 in his MMA profession and picks up his fifth-straight win.
Valentina Shevchenko def. Jennifer Maia by Unanimous Choice (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
Within the co-main occasion, Valentina Shevchenko continued her dominance over the ladies’s flyweight division with a unanimous resolution win over challenger Jennifer Maia.
Shevchenko turned in an all-around efficiency as she outworked Maia standing up and on the bottom.
After 5 rounds of motion, Shevchenko earned the nod on all of the judges scorecards.
Shevchenko improves to 20-Three in her MMA profession and information a fourth profitable protection of the UFC ladies’s flyweight championship.
Tim Means def. Mike Perry by Unanimous Choice (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
In an thrilling catchweight contest, Tim Means edged out Mike Perry by unanimous resolution.
Means and Perry placed on an entertaining back-and-forth bout, with every fighter having their moments within the bout.
After three rounds of motion nevertheless, it was Means who walked away with the clear-cut resolution win.
Tim Means improves to 30-12 in his MMA profession and picks up his second-straight win.
Katlyn Chookagian def. Cynthia Calvillo by Unanimous Choice (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
In a ladies’s flyweight contest at, Katlyn Chookagian defeated Cynthia Calvillo by unanimous resolution.
Chookagian outpointed Calvillo in all three rounds to take the grueling resolution win.
Chookagian improves to 15-Four in her MMA profession and bounces again from her loss to Jessica Andrade.
Paul Craig def. Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua by TKO (punches) – Spherical 2, 3:36
Within the UFC 255 primary card opener, Paul Craig pounded out Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua en path to a second-round TKO victory.
After an in depth first spherical, Craig landed a takedown within the second body and was ready take Shogun’s again. From there, Craig punished the Brazilian legend with onerous strikes, forcing Shogun to faucet.
Craig improves to 14-Four in his MMA profession and is unbeaten in his final 4 bouts.
UFC 255 Preliminary Card
Brandon Moreno def. Brandon Royval by TKO (punches) – Spherical 1, 4:59
Joaquin Buckley def. Jordan Wright by KO (punches) – Spherical 2, 0:18
Antonina Shevchenko def. Ariane Lipski by TKO (punches) – Spherical 2, 4:33
Nicolas Dalby def. Daniel Rodriguez by Unanimous Choice (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Alan Jouban def. Jared Gooden by Unanimous Choice (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Kyle Daukaus def. Dustin Stoltzfus by Unanimous Choice (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Sasha Palatnikov def. Louis Cosce by TKO (punches) – Spherical 3, 2:27
Revealed 22 Nov 2020, 12:14 IST