(MMA) UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway (Preview, Predictions and Results)

Fight card / Prediction

Main Card
Weight class Prediction Notes
Featherweight José Aldo (c) vs. Max Holloway (ic)  Holloway UFC Featherweight Championship unification bout
Women’s Strawweight Cláudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz  Kowalkiewicz
Middleweight Vitor Belfort vs. Nate Marquardt  Belfort
Middleweight Paulo Borrachinha vs. Oluwale Bamgbose  Bamgbose
Welterweight Erick Silva vs. Yancy Medeiros  Silva
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Bantamweight Raphael Assunção vs. Marlon Moraes  Assuncao
Middleweight Antônio Carlos Júnior vs. Eric Spicely  Carlos Junior
Bantamweight Johnny Eduardo vs. Matthew Lopez  Eduardo
Bantamweight Iuri Alcântara vs. Brian Kelleher  Kelleher
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Women’s Strawweight Viviane Pereira vs. Jamie Moyle  Pereira
Welterweight Luan Chagas vs. Jim Wallhead  Wallhead
Flyweight Marco Beltrán vs. Deiveson Figueiredo  Beltran

Results

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Max Holloway (ic) def. José Aldo (c) TKO (punches) 3 4:13 UFC Featherweight Championship unification bout.

Women’s Strawweight Cláudia Gadelha def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 3:03  
Middleweight Vitor Belfort def. Nate Marquardt Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00  
Middleweight Paulo Borrachinha def. Oluwale Bamgbose TKO (punches) 2 1:06  
Welterweight Yancy Medeiros def. Erick Silva TKO (punches) 2 2:01  
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Bantamweight Raphael Assunção def. Marlon Moraes Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Antônio Carlos Júnior def. Eric Spicely Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 3:49
Bantamweight Matthew Lopez def. Johnny Eduardo TKO (punches) 1 2:57
Bantamweight Brian Kelleher def. Iuri Alcântara Submission (guillotine choke) 1 1:48
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Women’s Strawweight Viviane Pereira def. Jamie Moyle Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Luan Chagas def. Jim Wallhead Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 4:48
Flyweight Deiveson Figueiredo def. Marco Beltrán TKO (punches) 2 5:00

Bonus awards

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses:

  • Fight of the Night: Max Holloway vs. José Aldo
  • Performance of the Night: Cláudia Gadelha and Brian Kelleher

(Baseball) MLB Highlights 5/28

Johnny Cueto struck out eight over six solid frames, while Brandon Crawford drove in four runs to lead the Giants to a 7-1 win

George Springer, Marwin Gonzalez and Yuli Gurriel each drove in two runs to back a strong outing from Lance McCullers Jr.

Cody Bellinger, Enrique Hernandez, Austin Barnes and Yasiel Puig all homered in the Dodgers’ 9-4 victory over the Cubs

Ryan Schimpf’s two-run home run and Chase d’Arnaud’s two-run single propelled the Padres to a 5-3 victory over the Nationals

Evan Longoria and Logan Morrison went back-to-back and Erasmo Ramirez tallied the save in the Rays’ 15-inning victory

Matt Harvey gave the Mets six strong and Jay Bruce collected three hits and two RBIs to key the Mets’ 7-2 win over the Pirates

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