UFC On ESPN 9 Results : Tyron Woodley Vs Gilbert Burns
Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is stepping back in the Octagon against Rising Contender Gilberto Burns in the main event of UFC on ESPN 9 tonight, the first time since loosing his title to current champion Kamaru Usman.
Woodley (19-4-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) will be looking to bounce back from the one side performance in his last outing and in so doing, stop one of the biggest prospects in the Welterweight division in Burns (18-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC).
Both fighters performed their duties in making the fight official by hitting the scales at the 170.5 pounds respectively during the weigh Ins that ended with only one fighter missing weight.
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- Gilbert Burns def. Tyron Woodley via unanimous decision — Score — (50-45, 50-44, 50-44)
- Augusto Sakai def. Blagoy Ivanov via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
- Billy Quarantillo def. Spike Carlyle via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Roosevelt Roberts def. Brok Weaver via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:26
- Mackenzie Dern def. Hannah Cifers via submission (kneebar) – Round 1, 2:36
- Katlyn Chookagian def. Antonina Shevchenko via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-25)
- Daniel Rodriguez def. Gabriel Green via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Jamahal Hill def. Klidson Abreu via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:51
- Brandon Royval def. Tim Elliott via submission (arm triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:18
- Casey Kenney def. Louis Smolka via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 3:03
- Chris Gutierrez def. Vince Morales via TKO (leg kicks) – Round 2, 4:27
- Katlyn Chookagian (126) vs. Antonina Shevchenko (125.5)
- Gabe Green (170.5) vs. Daniel Rodriguez (170)
- Klidson Abreu (206) vs. Jamahal Hill (205.5)
- Tim Elliott (126) vs. Brandon Royval (125.5)
- Casey Kenney (136) vs. Louis Smolka (136)
- Chris Gutierrez (145.5) vs. Vince Morales (145.5)