Welcome to the live results page for UFC 288 PPV card from early prelims, prelims, and main card on May 6, 2023.
Aljamain Sterling vs a returning Henry Cejudo headlines the card for UFC Bantamweight Championship the title that Cejudo relinquished when he left UFC in 2020. Will he be able to win it back from Sterling, who will make his third defense of the title?
The co-main event was agreed just three weeks back with Gilbert Burns competing in his second PPV co-main event in succession after beating Neil Magny t UFC 287 4 weeks back. He will face #4 Welterweight contender Belal Muhammad. The winner is assured a title shot from the winner of Leon Edwards vs Colby Covington bout.
Brazil’s Deigo Lopes makes his UFC debut on the main card on just 5-days notice against Movsar Evloev. Jessica Andrade returns for her third bout this year as she takes on Yan Xiaonan in a flyweight bout.
The early prelims now just has 3 bouts after a bout was canceled due to weight cut issues. The coverage will start at 6:30 PM ET and we will be here with all the results from UFC 288 PPV.
Early Prelims (6:30 PM EST)
- Claudio Ribeiro def. Joseph Holmes via TKO (punches) at 3:21 of round 2- Middleweight Bout (Watch Video)
- Ikram Aliskerov def. Phil Hawes via KO(Punch) at 2:10 of round 1- Middleweight Bout (Watch Video)
- Parker Porter def. Braxton Smith via TKO at (punches) 2:10 of round 1 – Heavyweight Bout (Watch Video)
Prelims (8:00 PM EST)
- Virna Jandiroba def. Marina Rodriguez via unanimous decision(30-27, 29-28, 29-28) – Women’s Strawweight Bout
- Khaos Williams def. Ronaldo Bedoya via split decision(29-28, 29-28, 27-30) – Welterweight Bout
- Kennedy Nzechukwu def. Devin Clark via submission(Guillotine Choke) at 2:28 of round 2 – Light Heavyweight Bout (Watch Video)
- Matt Frevola def. Drew Dober via TKO(punches) at 4:08 of round 1- Lightweight Bout (Watch Video)
Main Card (10:00 PM EST)
- Charles Jourdain def. Kron Gracie via unanimous decision(30-27, 30-27, 30-27) – Featherweight Bout
- Movsar Evloev def. Diego Lopes via unanimous decision(30-27, 29-28, 29-28) – Featherweight Bout
- Yan Xiaonan def. Jessica Andrade via TKO(punches) at 2:20 of round 1 – Women’s Flyweight Bout
- Co-Main Event: Belal Muhammad def. Gilbert Burns via unanimous decision(50-45, 49-46, 49-46) – Welterweight Bout (Live Blog)
- Main Event: Aljamain Sterling(c) def. Henry Cejudo via split decision(47-48 48-47, 48-47) – Bantamweight Championship Bout (Live Blog)