UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland Results – Sean Strickland Shocks The World!

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The UFC returns to the land down under.

That’s right, the MMA world leader is back to Sydney, Australia after nearly six years. In the main event of UFC 293, UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya begins his second title reign with a title defense against outspoken contender Sean Strickland.

UFC 293: Adesanya vs Strickland Live and Official Results

Middleweight Gold On The Line

“The Last Stylebender” avenged his first loss at middleweight when he knocked out long-time rival Alex Pereira in spectacular fashion at UFC 287 back in April.

Strickland, on the other hand, is coming off two straight wins over Abus Magomedov and Nassourdine Imavov. The huge betting underdog will look to shock the world with a win over Adesanya.

Also On The Card

In the co-main event, heavy-handed heavyweights will collide. Sydney’s own Tai Tuivasa goes to war against Alexander ‘Drago’ Volkov in a heavyweight matchup.

Volkov aims to make it three wins in a row while ‘Bam Bam’ tries to rebound from back-to-back losses to Ciryl Gane and Sergei Pavlovich.

A flyweight fight between Manel Kape and Felipe Dos Santos is another feature on the main card. Kape will try to keep his momentum going with a win over undefeated debutant Dos Santos.

Make sure to stay tuned to MMA Sucka to see how all these fights play out.

UFC 293 Results

Main Card (ESPN+ PPV)

Sean Strickland defeats Israel Adesanya by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)

Alexander Volkov defeats Tai Tuivasa via submission (Ezekiel choke) in round 2 (4:37)

Manel Kape defeats Felipe Dos Santos via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Justin Tafa defeats Austen Lane via TKO (strikes) in round 1 (1:22)

Tyson Pedro defeats Anton Turkalj via KO (punches) in round 1 (2:12)


Carlos Ulberg defeats Da Un Jung via submission (rear-naked choke) in round 3 (4:49)

Chepe Mariscal defeats Jack Jenkins via verbal submission (arm injury) in round 2 (3:19)

Jamie Mullarkey defeats John Makdessi via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Nasrat Haqparast defeats Landon QuiΓ±ones via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Early Prelims (UFC Fight Pass)

Charlie Radtke defeats Blood Diamond via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)

Gabriel Miranda defeats Shane Young via submission (neck crank) in round 1 (0:59)

Kevin Jousset defeats Kiefer Crosbie via submission (rear naked choke) in round 1 (4:49)

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