UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs Topuria

UFC on ABC Josh Emmet vs Ilja Topuria

UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs Topuria, which is also known as UFC on ABC 5 or UFC Jacksonville, took place on June 24, 2023. It aired from VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL.

Event Info

  • Date: June 24, 2023
  • Start Time: Prelims 11:30 am ET, Main Card 3 pm ET
  • Location: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, FL, US



Main Event: Josh Emmett vs Ilia Topuria

  • Result: Ilia Topuria won via unanimous decision (50-44, 50-42, 49-45)
  • Division/title: Featherweight
  • Referee: Marc Goddard
  • Weight: Josh Emmett (145.5 lbs), Ilia Topuria (146 lbs)
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Maycee Barber vs Amanda Ribas

  • Result: Maycee Barber won via TKO (punches) at 3:42 of round 2
  • Division/title: Women’s Flyweight
  • Referee: Keith Peterson
  • Weight: Maycee Barber (126 lbs), Amanda Ribas (125 lbs)
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Justin Tafa vs Austen Lane

  • Result: Justin Tafa vs Austen Lane No-Contest (accidental eye poke) at 0:29 of round 1
  • Division/title: Heavyweight
  • Referee: Dan Miragliotta
  • Weight: Justin Tafa (266 lbs), Austen Lane (245 lbs)

David Onama vs Gabriel Santos

  • Result: David Onama won via KO at 4:13 of round 2
  • Division/title: Featherweight
  • Referee: Keith Peterson
  • Weight: David Onama (146 lbs), Gabriel Santos (145 lbs)

Brendan Allen vs Bruno Silva

  • Result: Brendan Allen won via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:39 of round 1
  • Division/title: Middleweight
  • Referee: Marc Goddard
  • Weight: Brendan Allen (185.5 lbs), Bruno Silva (186 lbs)
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Neil Magny vs Phil Rowe

  • Result: Neil Magny won via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
  • Division/title: Welterweight
  • Referee: Dan Miragliotta
  • Weight: Neil Magny (171 lbs), Phil Rowe (171 lbs)

Randy Brown vs Wellington Turner

  • Result: Randy Brown won via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Division/title: Welterweight
  • Referee: Andrew Glenn
  • Weight: Randy Brown (171 lbs), Wellington Turner (171 lbs)
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Mateusz Rębecki vs Loik Radzhabov

  • Result: Mateusz Rebecki won via TKO (Punch) at 2:36 of round 2
  • Division/title: Catchweight (157.25 lbs) Bout
  • Referee: Larry Folsom
  • Weight: Mateusz Rębecki (155.5 lbs),Loik Radzhabov (157.25 lbs)

Tabatha Ricci vs Gillian Robertson

  • Result: Tabatha Ricci won via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Division/title: Women’s Strawweight
  • Referee: Keith Peterson
  • Weight: Tabatha Ricci (114 lbs), Gillian Robertson (116 lbs)
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Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs Joshua Van

  • Result: Joshua Van won via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Division/title: Flyweight
  • Referee: Dan Miragliotta
  • Weight: Zhalgas Zhumagulov (125.5 lbs), Joshua Van (125.4 lbs)

Trevor Peek vs Jose Mariscal

  • Result: Jose Mariscal won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Division/title: Lightweight
  • Referee: Larry Folsom
  • Weight: Trevor Peek (156 lbs), Jose Mariscal (154 lbs)
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Jamall Emmers vs Jack Jenkins

  • Result: Jack Jenkins won via Split decision (29-28, 29-28, 27-30)
  • Division/title: Featherweight
  • Referee: Andrew Glenn
  • Weight: Jamall Emmers (147 lbs), Jack Jenkins (145.5 lbs)

Cody Brundage vs Sedriques Dumas

  • Result: Sedriques Dumas won via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Division/title: Middleweight
  • Referee: Dan Miragliotta
  • Weight: Cody Brundage (186 lbs), Sedriques Dumas (185 lbs)


UFC returned to Jacksonville, FL, first time after UFC 261 PPV in April 2021. This was the fifth UFC event to take place at Vystar Memorial Arena in Jacksonville and the third Fight Night event.

A featherweight bout between #5 ranked Josh Emmett vs #8 ranked Ilia Topuria was set to headline the event. The bout was earlier planned to headline UFC Vegas 75 but was later pushed to this event.

Brendan Allen was earlier supposed to headline UFC Vegas 74, but his opponent Jack Hermansson pulled out of the bout with an injury. Allen was moved to this event to face a new opponent in Bruno Silva.

David Onama was earlier facing Kushien Askhabov at UFC Vegas 74, but Askhabov pulled out with unknown reasons. Onama was then moved to this event to face Gabriel Santos.

Canceled or Postponed Bouts

  • Yazmin Jauregui vs Denise Gomes (moved to UFC 290)
  • Gregory Rodrigues vs Denis Tiuliulin(moved to UFC 292)
  • Trevor Peek vs Victor Martinez (Martinez out due to unknown reason)
  • Punahele Soriano vs Sedriques Dumas (Soriano pulled out with an undisclosed reason)
  • Felipe Bunes vs Joshua Van (Bunes out due to unknown reason)
  • Tatsuro Taira vs Kleydson Rodrigues (Rodrigues missed weight)


  • Austin Lane
  • Jose Mariscal
  • Joshua Van


The following fighters received performance bonuses in $50,000 each:

  • Fight of the Night: Ilia Topuria vs Josh Emmett
  • Performance of the Night: David Onama, Maycee Barber

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