UFC 227 is live from Los Angeles, California bringing a night full of rematches. Bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw puts his title on the line against the man he took it from, Cody Garbrandt. These former teammates first met at UFC 217 in November after a heated run on The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption. Garbrandt came close to ending the fight in the first round after dropping Dillashaw with seconds to go. As Garbrandt looked for the finish, the horn sounded, saving Dillashaw. In the second round, Dillashaw began to pick things up. He dropped Garbrandt with a head kick and then later ended the fight with a hook and ground and pound. TJ Dillashaw was UFC bantamweight champion once again.
In the co-main event, one of the greatest mixed martial artists ever puts his flyweight title on the line. Demetrious Johnson will go for his 12th straight title defense as he looks to extend his record against former challenger, Henry Cejudo. These two first met at UFC 197 in 2016 as Johnson was looking for his eighth title defense. The fight ended very early as Johnson put on a show in the clinch, hurting Cejudo with knees to the body before finishing the fight. Now Cejudo is back after looking much improved over the last two years to try to redeem himself.
UFC 227 Results
Also on the main card will be the return of Cub Swanson. After suffering back to back losses, he will look to get back into the win column with a win over Renato Moicano. Also, Polyana Viana takes on JJ Aldrich in a women’s strawweight fight. And finally, to open up the main card, Kevin Holland will make his UFC debut after a successful showing on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender’s Series. He will face top fifteen middleweight and knockout artist, Thiago Santos.
Follow along with MMASucka as we provide you with the results throughout UFC 227.
MAIN CARD (PPV – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
TJ Dillashaw def. Cody Garbrandt via TKO (Punches) at 4:10 of Round One
Henry Cejudo def. Demetrious Johnson via Split Decision (48-47 Cejudo, 48-47 Johnson, 48-47 Cejudo)
Renato Moicano def. Cub Swanson via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 4:15 of Round One
JJ Aldrich def. Polyana Viana via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Thiago Santos def. Kevin Holland via Unanimous Decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-26)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Pedro Munhoz def. Brett Johns via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)
Ricky Simon def. Montel Jackson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Ricardo Ramos def. Kyung Ho Kang via Split Decision (29-28 Ramos, 29-28 Kang, 29-28 Ramos)
Sheymon Moraes def. Matt Sayles via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass – 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT)
Alex Perez def. Jose Torres via Knockout (Punches) at 3:36 of Round One
Weili Zhang def. Danielle Taylor via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Marlon Vera def. Wuliji Buren via TKO (Body Punch) at 4:53 of Round Two
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