UFC Fight Night 81 Results and Reactions


The UFC returns to Boston on a Sunday night for an epic clash in the main event at UFC Fight Night 81.

In the main event, UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw takes on the former champion Dominick Cruz. Lightweight’s Anthony Pettis and Eddie Alvarez square off in the co-main event. The four-fight main card is rounded out by heavyweight’s Travis Browne and Matt Mitrione, as well as Ross Pearson vs. Francisco Trinaldo.

UFC Fight Night 81 Results

Check out full results below.

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1 – 7pm PT/10pm ET)

Dominick Cruz def. T.J. Dillashaw via Split Decision (48-47, 46-49, 49-46)
Eddie Alvarez def. Anthony Pettis via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Travis Browne def. Matt Mitrione via TKO (Strikes) at 4:09 of Round 3
Francisco Trinaldo def. Ross Pearson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1 – 5pm PT/8pm ET)

Patrick Cote def. Ben Saunders via TKO (Punches) at 1:14 of Round 2
Ed Herman def. Tim Boetsch via TKO (Knee, Punches) at 1:39 of Round 2
Chris Wade def. Mehdi Baghdad via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:30 of Round 1
Luke Sanders def. Maximo Blanco via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:38 of Round 1

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass – 3pm PT/6pm ET)

Paul Felder def. Daron Cruickshank via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:56 of Round 3
Ilir Latifi def. Sean O’Connell via Knockout (Punches) at 0:30 of Round 1
Charles Rosa def. Kyle Bochniak via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Rob Font def. Joey Gomez via TKO (Punches) at 4:13 of Round 2
Francimar Barroso def. Elvis Mutapcic via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

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Jeremy Brand is an experienced MMA writer and columnist. He is the founder of MMASucka.com, and has represented the company with media credentials at many mixed martial arts fights. Jeremy is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, training in BC, Canada.

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