Two champions defended their titles at UFC 245 Saturday night, while in another bout, a new one was crowned.
Kamaru Usman withstood the challenge of Colby Covington, silencing the outspoken former interim champion and earning a fifth round stoppage. Usman defended his welterweight title in the main event from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
In the co-main, Alexander Volkanovski became the new featherweight champion, posting a decision over Max Holloway.
Amanda Nunes, the female featherweight and bantamweight champion of the UFC, defended her bantamweight belt over Germaine de Randamie.
Complete results from the event can be found below:
Kamaru Usman def. Colby Covington via TKO (strikes) at 4:10 of Round 5 to retain the UFC welterweight title
Alexander Volkanovski def. Max Holloway via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 50-45) to become the new UFC featherweight champion
Amanda Nunes def. Germaine de Randamie via unanimous decision (49-44, 49-46, 49-45) to retain the women’s UFC bantamweight title
Marlon Moraes def. Jose Aldo via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Petr Yan def. Urijah Faber via KO (head-kick) at :43 of Round 3
Geoff Neal def. Mike Perry via TKO (strikes) at 1:30 of Round 1
Irene Aldana def. Ketlen Vieira via KO (strike) at 4:51 of Round 1
Omari Akhmedov def. Ian Heinisch via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Matt Brown def. Ben Saunders via KO (elbow) at 4:55 of Round 2
Chase Hooper def. Daniel Teymur via TKO (strikes) at 4:34 of Round 1
Brandon Moreno def. Kai Kara-France via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Jessica Eye def. Viviane Araujo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Punahele Soriano def. Oskar Piechota via KO (strike) at 3:17 of Round 1
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