UFC 274 happened today and was headlined by two title bouts. The main event, which saw a lot of pre-fight drama, lived up to the hype. Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje were going at it from the start itself and Oliveira managed to submit Gaethje in the first round with a rear-naked choke to make a statement.
In the co-main event, Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas went the complete five rounds with minimal action. Both the fighters were cautious throughout the five rounds and failed to engage in any interesting exchanges. In the end, the judges ruled the fight in the favor of Carla Esparza who was crowned the new UFC Strawweight champion.
The showdown between Michael Chandler and Tony Ferguson produced a knockout of the year contender as Chandler stopped Ferguson with a front kick in the second round. With the win, Chandler became only the second fighter to produce a KO/TKO against Ferguson after Justin Gaethje back in 2020.
Ovince St. Preux picked up a split decision win against Mauricio Rua in the main card when Randy Brown and Khaos Williams also went the distance with the split decision going in favor of Randy Brown.
In the undercard, Francisco Trinaldo, Macy Chiasso, Brandon Royval, and Blagoy Ivanov picked up wins in their respective fights. You can see the complete results from the event below.
UFC 274 Results:
UFC 274 Undercard Results
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