UFC 279 Results LIVE from Early Prelims, Prelims & Main Card

Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson UFC 279
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After all the drama leading upto it, we are finally onto Fight Night of UFC 279 and we will be here to provide you all the results from the event.

The event was supposed to be a christening of Khamzat Chimaev as the #1 challenger as he was expected to deal with Nate Diaz easily. However, he now finds himself facing Kevin Holland in the co-main event after a bad weight miss.

Tony Ferguson finds himself in the main event now to face Nate Diaz in a five-round welterweight bout. Both men have not tasted wins in the past year or so. Who will come out on the top in this last-minute arrangement?

Before the co-main event, Li Jingliang will be facing Daniel Rodriguez in a catchweight bout at 180 lbs. Macy Chiasson takes on Irene Aldana and Johnny Walker clashes with Ion Cutelaba to complete the main card.

Tune in below from 6 PM EST onwards as we bring UFC 279 results live from early prelims, preliminary card and main card.

Results


Early Prelims (6 pm EST)

No.MatchupWeightclassWinner
1Darian Weeks vs Yohan LainesseWelterweight BoutYohan Lainesse won via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2Elise Reed vs Melissa MartinezWomen’s Strawweight BoutElise Reed won via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
3Heili Alateng vs Chad AnheligerBantamweight BoutHeili Alateng won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
4Norma Dumont vs Danyelle WolfWomen’s Featherweight BoutNorma Dumont won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Prelims (8 pm EST)

No.MatchupWeightclassWinner
1Jake Collier vs Chris Barnett267.5 lbs Catchweight BoutChris Barnett won via TKO (punches) at 2:24 of Round 2
2Denis Tiuliulin vs Jamie PickettMiddleweight BoutDenis Tiuliulin won via TKO (strikes) at 4:52 of round 2
3Anton Turkalj vs Jailton Almeida 220 lbs Catchweight BoutJailton Almeida won via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:27 of round 1
4Hakeem Dawodu vs Julian Erosa149.5 lbs Catchweight BoutJulian Erosa won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Main Card (10 pm EST)

No.MatchupWeightclassWinner
1Johnny Walker vs Ion CutelabaLight Heavyweight BoutJohnny Walker won via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:37 of round 1
2Macy Chiasson vs Irene Aldana140 lbs Women’s Catchweight Bout Irene Aldana won via TKO (kick) at 2:21 of round 3
3Li Jingliang vs Daniel Rodriguez (Live Blog)180 lbs Catchweight BoutDaniel Rodriguez won via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
4Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland (Live Blog)180 lbs Catchweight BoutKhamzat Chimaev won via submission (D’Arce Choke) at 2:13 of round 1
5Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson (Live Blog)Welterweight boutNate Diaz won via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:52 of round 4

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