Live updates and UFC 237 results from in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Just hit Refresh. Feel free to hit us up with your comments.
Also Full Results from Bellator 221. Two biggest MMA promotions in the world collide.
Like Joe Rogan I only do live fight updates on PPV cards. The fun kicks off below at 11:30 Irish time. Apparently 7.495 billion poor unfortunates live in a non Irish time-zone. Contact a local mathematician to work it out.
8 Ladies on the fight card tonight. Above average for a UFC event. Good to see.
UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade Fight Card
UFC 237 Results MAIN CARD
Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade – Jessica Andrade wins by KO in Round 2.
Jared Cannonier vs. Anderson Silva – Cannonier wins TKO Round 1 Inside Leg kick.
Jose Aldo vs. Alexander Volkanovski – Volkanovski wins by unanimous decision
Thiago Alves vs. Laureano Staropoli – Staropoli wins via unanimous decision
Irene Aldana vs. Bethe Correia – Aldana wins via armbar submission Round 3
UFC 237 Results UNDERCARD
Talita Bernardo vs. Viviane Araujo – Araujo wins by TKO round 3
Raoni Barcelos vs. Carlos Huachin – Barcelos wins by TKO round 2
Luana Carolina vs. Priscila Cachoeira – Carolina wins by unanimous decision
BJ Penn vs. Clay Guida – Guida wins by unanimous decision
Warlley Alves vs. Sergio Moraes – Alves win by TKO
Thiago Moises vs. Kurt Holobaugh – Moises wins by unanimous decision
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Ryan Spann – Spann Wins by KO Round 1.
Bellator 221: Michael Chandler vs Patricio Freire
Bellator 221 Results MAIN CARD
Patricio Freire def Michael Chandler KO 1:01 R1
Douglas Lima def Michael Page KO 0:35 R2.
A.J. McKee def Pat Curran UD 30-27 X2, 30-26.
Jake Hager def. T.J. Jones via first-round arm-triangle choke (2:36)
Tywan Claxton def. James Bennett via third-round TKO (2:09)
Bellator 221 Results UNDERCARD
Rob Finical def. Bryan Bautista via first-round heel-hook (1:42)
Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu def. Adam Ward via unanimous decision (29-28)
Rodriguez def. Jose Leon via first-round armbar (4:39)
Robert Morrow def. James Bochnovic via first-round TKO (1:18)
Chris Gonzalez def. Charlie Radtke via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Dave Latoria vs. Jason Belyew ruled a no-contest (low blow)
Jesse Bazzi def. Joey Diehl via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Josh Streacker def. Scott Writz via second-round TKO (3:33)
Live Fight Commentary and Results from UFC 237
UFC 237 Results Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade
Thug Rose is in the house.! She chooses AC/DC’s Thunderstruck as her walk out tune. As everyone knows….No fighter has ever lost a fight that has chosen that song……Ever…Anywhere. Brazilian crowd going nuts for Andrade. Rose tags Andrade at will. Andrade Damn nearly lifts her and submits Rose. Great start. WOOOWWWW. 10-8 round has to be. FUCK ROSE FLIPPED on her head and neck. Game Over. Jessica Andrade is the new Straw Weight champion. Rose bizarrely seems happy that she has lost. Doesn’t demand a re-match and indicates she may step away from the sport for awhile.
UFC 237 Results Jared Cannonier vs. Anderson Silva
Things are finally nearing the finale. 5 am in Ireland. 1 am in Brazil. Cannonier lands an inside leg kick at the knee joint. Bye bye Silva. Crowd aren’t happy but Anderson is screaming in pain. Bad night so far for the Brazilian fighters on the card
UFC 237 Results Jose Aldo vs. Alexander Volkanovski
Aldo on a 2 fight win streak and trying to get one step closer to his belt. Volkanovski has fought a beautiful first 2 rounds. Aldo’s corner is telling him it’s either 2-0 or 1-1. Aldo doesn’t up the work-rate enough to win this one. Not sure where Aldo goes to from here. Got out worked all night. Volkanovski shouting out for a Title shot to Max Holloway.
30 x 27; 30 x 27; 30 x 27;
UFC 237 Results Thiago Alves vs. Laureano Staropoli
Staropoli on a 6 fight win streak. Thiago Alves in his 26th UFC fight. Interesting match up. Light on action in Round 1. Staropoli wins on activity. Enthralling battle thru 3 rounds. Staropoli beautifully technical. Alves hurts him Late. Judges give it to Staropoli on all counts. 30 x 27; 30 x 27; 29 x 28.
UFC 237 Results Irene Aldana vs. Bethe Correia
First fight from the Main event. Correia missed the weight by 5 lbs and loses 40% of her purse. Aldana agreed to go ahead and fight anyway.
Whoa…Bruce Buffer breaks out some Portugese in his intro….he’s getting into it now. Aldana getting lit up on in the second round. Tight first round. Big second round for Correia. Aldana comes out strong in round 3. Some great exchanges in this round. Fantastic Finish by Aldana! – Armbar submission!. She was losing that fight pulled it out of the fire.
UFC 237 Results Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Ryan Spann
Herb Deane in charge of this one. Big Round 1 KO for Spann. Speed difference was telling. Straight right and Left uppercut. Noguiera is a long time getting up from the floor. That’s what happens when Light Heavyweights go to war. Boom. Spann respectful to Nogueira a UFC legend in his Interview. All interviews are being translates into Portugese for the Brazilian crowd.
That’s the end of the Prelims people.
UFC 237 Results Thiago Moises vs. Kurt Holobaugh
Moises does a great job on the ground once he gets the take-down.Dominant Performance by Moises. Sharp at the end Almost…almost gets the finish but Holobaugh survives. Easy decision win for Moises.
30-26, 30-26, 30-26
UFC 237 Warlley Alves vs. Sergio Moraes
A couple of welterweights up next. Two Brazilians. Two former Ultimate fighter dudes. Bruce Buffer starting to get his fucking awesomeness revved up.
Alvaes kicking like a bucking bronco. Tearing up Moraes legs. His left leg is compromised.
Huge Uppercut from Alvaes gets him the KO and the Win.
UFC 237 Results BJ Penn vs. Clay Guida
That’s the early Prelims finished. UFC legend BJ Penn up next. He hasn’t won a fight in the UFC for oh….8 Years. I know fuck all about Guida. Both fighters have a combined age of 77. Hopefully no-one gets arthritis tonight.
Guida comes out quick, jumpy and wild. Benn does OK in Round 1. Not much between them. Cagey by Benn. Jumpy by Guido. Khabib is not quaking in his slippers after round 1.
Guida’s flowing locks are the most exciting aspect of this fight so far. Big Take-down by Guida at the end of round two.
BJ Penn taking more damage and his cardio is starting to let him down. Relentless pressure by Guida in rounds 2 and 3.
We are going to the scorecards. No Performance of the night bonuses here. Snooze fest for long periods.
29-28 – 29-28 – 29-27
Clay Guida the winner.
UFC 237 Results Luana Carolina vs. Priscila Cachoeira
DC is in the commentary booth which always a pleasure. Flyweight bout. Carolina has a 4 inch reach advantage. Both girls come out swinging.
Priscila ‘ Zombie Girl’ Cachoeira is definitely the stronger of the two. Carolina the cuter fighter. Zombie Girl trying to make it a straight out brawl. Crazy first round. Carolina has a nasty cut under eye.
Cachoeira continues on the front foot. Carolina lands a couple of kicks but Zombie girl keeps coming forward. Cachoeira takes a huge head kick that knocks her flat to the mat. Tough as fuck though and escapes the arm bar.
Carolina loses a point due to an illegal knee. Carolina landing kicks and knees to the body at will.
Massive Round for Carolina. But has the point deduction. Cachoeira is as tough as fuck though. She’ll go to sleep before she taps methinks. Big Spinning back fist at the start of round 3 from Carolina. Has grwon into this fight beautifully.
Fight goes to the judges. Both fighters fucked the last 90 seconds. Luana won that fight a lot bigger than I thought. Two judges had it 30-26. Luana Carolina wins on her debut. Definitely the Muay Thai practitioner was the more skillful fighter.
UFC 237 Results Raoni Barcelos vs. Carlos Huachin
Barcelos the massive favorite in this one. Carlos Huachin the 8/1 outsider. UFC debut for Huachin.
End of 1st round. Barcelos does well. Huachin’s girlfriend looking on worriedly cage- side. ESPN Interviewing her – famous folk singer from Cooma NSW. Rhi-Rhi The folk singer they call her. Back to the action.
The difference in the grappling skills is huge. Barcelos spent the 2nd round killing Huachin on the ground. Eventually ref stopped it – goes into the books as a TKO.
Bad Stoppage in my opinion ref could have let go for a little bit longer.
Two Fights. Two Stoppages.
UFC 237 Results Talita Bernardo vs. Viviane Araujo
Closing Odds: Talita Bernardo (-270) vs Viviane Araujo (+215)
Araujo looked the business in this one. Knocks Bernardo out COLD in Round 3!
Fuck the 50 grand performance bonus could be in the bag already. Debut in the Octagon too. She is a strawweight fighting at Bantamweight tonight. We are up and running and Harbinger of great things to come hopefully.
Early prelim coverage starting. Michael Bisping – predicting that Anderson Silva will get knocked out on home soil. Must be drinking heavily on the local jungle juice. A lot of pressure on ESPN tonight to deliver on the PPV front.
Word from UFC 236 is that the numbers were shockingly bad. Under 100,000.
Some crazy bookies have Thug Rose as the outsider in this one. No way.
Current Fight Odds
Rose Namajunas +121 Jessica Andrade -141
Anderson Silva +105 Jared Cannonier -125
Alex Volkanovski +120 Jose Aldo -140
Laureano Staropoli -108 Thiago Alves -112
A number of narratives to keep an eye on tonight. Can Jose Aldo continue his recent resurgence. big test tonight against the Volkanovski who is unbeaten in the UFC. Expect Anderson Silva to continue campaigning for a McGregor fight should he win tonight. BJ Penn seems returns to lightweight and seems to be under the illusion that he can work his way back up to winning the lightweight title – we beg to differ here. The UFC Legend’s record in the last ….ohh…..7 years is quite abysmal.
For Some Strange reason Andrade is the Favorite over Thug Rose.
UFC 237 Results
UFC 237 Results