The UFC put on a pair of events this past weekend, with Kamaru Usman and Junior dos Santos coming out with big-time victories.
On Friday night at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale, Usman bested former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos to cement his status as a top contender in the welterweight division. The former TUF champion is unbeaten over nine UFC fights.
Dos Santos, a former heavyweight champion, picked up his second victory of 2018 with a triumph in Australia over Tai Tuivasa. The card also featured former light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua with a stoppage win.
Complete results from both events can be found below:
The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale
Kamaru Usman def. Rafael dos Anjos via unanimous decision (50-43, 49-45, 48-47)
Juan Espino def. Justin Frazier via submission (armlock) at 3:36 of Round 1 to win The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavyweight
Macy Chiasson def. Pannie Kianzad via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:11 of Round 2 to win The Ultimate Fighter: Featherweight
Pedro Munhoz def. Bryan Caraway via TKO (strikes) at 2:39 of Round 1
Edmen Shahbazyan def. Darren Stewart via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Antonina Shevchenko def. Ji Yeon Kim via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Kevin Aguilar def. Rick Glenn via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Joseph Benavidez def. Alex Perez via TKO (strikes) at 4:19 of Round 1
Maurice Greene def. Michel Batista via submission (triangle choke) at 2:14 of Round 1
Leah Letson def. Julija Stoliarenko via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Roosevelt Roberts def. Darrell Horcher via submission (standing guillotine choke) at 4:50 of Round 1
Tim Means def. Ricky Rainey via TKO (strikes) at 1:18 of Round 1
Raoni Barcelos def. Chris Gutierrez via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:12 of Round 2
UFC Fight Night 142
Junior dos Santos def. Tai Tuivasa via TKO (strikes) at 2:30 of Round 2
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua def. Tyson Pedro via TKO (strikes) at :43 of Round 3
Justin Willis def. Mark Hunt via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Anthony Rocco Martin def. Jake Matthews via technical submission (anaconda choke) at 1:19 of Round 3
Sodiq Yusuff def. Suman Mokhtarian via TKO (strikes) at 2:14 of Round 1
Jimmy Crute def. Paul Craig via submission (kimura) at 4:51 of Round 3
Alexey Kunchenko def. Yushin Okami via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Wilson Reis def. Ben Nguyen via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Keita Nakamura def. Salim Touahri via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Kai Kara-France def. Elias Garcia via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-25)
Christos Giagos def. Mizuto Hirota via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-28)
Damir Ismagulov def. Alex Gorgees via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-25)
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