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‘UFC 259’ results: Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
  • Title: “UFC 259
  • Venue: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Date: March 6, 2021
  • Number of bouts: 15

Bout #

FIGHTERS

Division

Red Corner (Country)

Blue Corner (Country)

PRELIMINARY CARD

1

Mario Bautista (USA) Trevin “5 Star” Jones (Guam) Bantamweight
  • REFEREE: Chris Tognoni
  • WINNER: TREVIN JONES
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout via Punches
  • TIME AND ROUND: 0:47 of Round 2

2

Uroš “The Doctor” Medić (USA) Aalon Cruz (USA) Lightweight
  • REFEREE: Mark Smith
  • WINNER: UROS MEDIC
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout via Punches
  • TIME AND ROUND: 1:40 of Round 1

3

Livia Renata “The Brazilian Gangster” Souza (Brazil) Amanda “Amandinha” Lemos (Brazil) Women’s Strawweight
  • REFEREE: Jason Herzog
  • WINNER: AMANDA LEMOS
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout via Punches
  • TIME AND ROUND: 3:39 of Round 1

4

Sean Brady (USA) Jake “The Celtic Kid” Matthews (Australia) Welterweight
  • REFEREE: Chris Tognoni
  • WINNER: SEAN BRADY
  • METHOD: Submission via Arm-Triangle Choke
  • TIME AND ROUND: 3:28 of Round 3

5

Kennedy “African Savage” Nzechukwu (USA) Carlos “Black Jag” Ulberg (New Zealand) Light Heavyweight
  • REFEREE: Herb Dean
  • WINNER: KENNEDY NZECHUKWU
  • METHOD: Knockout via Punches
  • TIME AND ROUND: 3:19 of Round 2

6

Tim Elliot (USA) Jordan Espinosa (USA) Flyweight
  • REFEREE: Mark Smith
  • WINNER: TIM ELLIOT
  • METHOD: Unanimous Decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–25)
  • TIME AND ROUND: 5:00 of Round 3

7

Rogerio Bontorin (Brazil) Kai “Don’t Blink” Kara-France (New Zealand) Flyweight
  • REFEREE: Herb Dean
  • WINNER: KAI KARA-FRANCE
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout via Punches
  • TIME AND ROUND: 4:55 of Round 1

8

Joseph Benavidez (USA) Askar “Bullet” Askarov (Russia) Catchweight (127 lbs)
  • REFEREE: Jason Herzog
  • WINNER: ASKAR ASKAROV
  • METHOD: Unanimous Decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–26)
  • TIME AND ROUND: 5:00 of Round 3

9

“Kung Fu Money” Song Yadong (China) Kyler “Matrix” Phillips (USA) Bantamweight
  • REFEREE: Mark SMith
  • WINNER: KYLER PHILLIPS
  • METHOD: Unanimous Decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
  • TIME AND ROUND: 5:00 of Round 3

10

Dominic “The Dominator” Cruz (USA) Casey Kenney (USA) Bantamweight
  • REFEREE: Jason Herzog
  • WINNER: DOMINICK CRUZ
  • METHOD: Split Decision (28–29, 29–28, 30–27)
  • TIME AND ROUND: 5:00 of Round 3

MAIN CARD

11

Thiago “Marreta” Santos (Brazil) Aleksandar “Rocket” Rakic (Australia) Light Heavyweight
  • REFEREE: Herb Dean
  • WINNER: ALEKSANDAR RAKIC
  • METHOD: Unanimous Decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)
  • TIME AND ROUND: 5:00 of Round 3

12

Islam Makhachev (Russia) Drew Dober (USA) Lightweight
  • REFEREE: Chris Tognoni
  • WINNER: ISLAM MAKHACHEV
  • METHOD: Submission via Arm-Triangle
  • TIME AND ROUND: 1:37 of Round 3

13

 Petr “No Mercy” Yan (Russia) Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling (USA) UFC Bantamweight Championship
  • REFEREE: Mark Smith
  • WINNER: ALJAMAIN STERLING
  • METHOD: Disqualification due to Illegal Knee
  • TIME AND ROUND: 4:29 of Round 4

14

 Amanda “Lioness” Nunes (Brazil) Megan Anderson (Australia) UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship
  • REFEREE: Jason Herzog
  • WINNER: AMANDA NUNES
  • METHOD: Submission via Triangle Armbar
  • TIME AND ROUND: 2:03 of Round 1

Main Event

15

Jan Blachowicz (Poland) Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya (New Zealand / Nigeria) UFC Light Heavyweight
  • REFEREE: Herb Dean
  • WINNER: JAN BLACHOWICZ
  • METHOD: Unanimous Decision (49–46, 49–45, 49–45)
  • TIME AND ROUND: 5:00 of Round 5

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