Epic Knockouts and Surprising Draws: Full Recap of UFC Fight Night 231!
A Night of Surprises and Dominant Displays: UFC Fight Night 231 Delivers
In an electrifying night at UFC Fight Night 231, fight fans were treated to an array of impressive finishes and gritty performances that left everyone on the edge of their seats.
Main Card Overview:
In the main event, Jailton Almeida showcased his supremacy by clinching a unanimous decision victory over Derrick Lewis. Almeida left no room for doubt, exhibiting a dominant display of control and skill that saw judges scoring the bout 50-44, 50-44, and 50-45 in his favor.
Nicolas Dalby demonstrated relentless ground and pound techniques to secure a TKO victory against Gabriel Bonfim. The clash ended in the second round at the 4:33 mark, leaving fans thrilled at Dalby’s powerful performance.
The heavyweight matchup between Rodrigo Nascimento and Don’Tale Mayes saw Nascimento taking home a unanimous decision victory. The judges’ scores reflected a well-fought battle at 30-27, 29-28, and 29-28.
Caio Borralho continued his unbeaten UFC streak with a unanimous decision win over Abus Magomedov. The middleweights went toe-to-toe, and the judges scored it 30-27, 29-28, and 29-28 in Borralho’s favor.
Elves Brener provided one of the most memorable moments of the night, knocking out Kaynan Kruschewsky with a powerful punch just 4:01 into the first round.
Preliminary Card Highlights:
The prelims were not short of action either. The welterweight bout between Rinat Fakhretdinov and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos concluded in a majority draw, with scores of 29-28, 28-28, and 28-28, leaving the audience yearning for a rematch.
Vitor Petrino delivered a shocking KO punch, defeating Modestas Bukauskas in the second round. Angela Hill showcased her skills against Denise Gomes, securing a unanimous decision victory.
Eduarda Moura emerged victorious against Montserrat Ruiz with a TKO due to ground and pound in the second round. Marc Diakiese squeezed a split decision win against Kaue Fernandes in a nail-biting contest.
Unfortunately, the match between Rodolfo Vieira and Armen Petrosyan was cancelled after Petrosyan fell ill backstage.
UFC Fight Night 231 delivered an enthralling experience to fight fans, displaying an array of talents from newcomers and seasoned fighters alike. With knockouts, unanimous decisions, and even a majority draw, the night had it all, leaving fans eagerly awaiting the next bout in the octagon.