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UFC Atlantic City Results: Manon Fiorot secures dominant win against Erin Blanchfield

LockerRoom Team
01 April 2024

UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield vs Fiorot electrified fans across Asia on Sunday, March 31st, as the event unfolded live from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Marking UFC's first return to Atlantic City in nearly six years, the night was a thrilling roller coaster of knockout action, tying the record for the most KOs on a single event in UFC history.

In a highly anticipated showdown, top women's flyweight contenders Erin Blanchfield (#2) and Manon Fiorot (#3) collided in a style-versus-style matchup, with the coveted prize of a shot at the title hanging in the balance. The bout kicked off with Fiorot catching Blanchfield off guard with an early strike, prompting Blanchfield to retaliate with a crushing guillotine attempt. However, once separated, the two warriors engaged in a relentless exchange of strikes, with Fiorot's striking prowess keeping Blanchfield at bay and thwarting her grappling attempts throughout the five rounds.

In the co-main event, welterweight powerhouses Vicente Luque (No. 11) and Joaquin Buckley delivered a spectacle befitting their billing. The opening round saw a clash of sharp punches and powerful kicks, setting the stage for a thrilling second round. It was here that Luque's takedown attempt faltered, allowing Buckley to seize control with a barrage of ground and pound, ultimately securing a TKO victory.

The event left fans on the edge of their seats, with unforgettable moments etched into UFC history. As the dust settles and the fighters prepare for their next battles, UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield vs Fiorot will be remembered as a night of fierce competition and jaw-dropping action.

AWARDS

  • Fight of the Night: Anton Turkalj vs Ibo Aslan
  • Performance Of The Night: Nate Landwehr
  • Performance Of The Night: Dennis Buzukja

OFFICIAL RESULTS

MAIN EVENT

  • Manon Fiorot (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) defeats Erin Blanchfield by Unanimous Decision
  • Joaquin Buckley defeats Vicente Luque by TKO (strikes) at 3:17 of Round 2
  • Chidi Njokuani (30-27, 30-27) defeats Rhys McKee (28-29) by Split Decision
  • Kyle Nelson defeats Bill Algeo by TKO (strikes) at 4:00 of Round 1
  • Nursulton Ruziboev defeats Sedriques Dumas by KO (strikes) at 3:18 of Round 1
  • Chris Weidman defeats Bruno Silva by Technical Decision following an accidental eye poke

PRELIMS

  • Caolán Loughran defeats Angel Pacheco by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
  • Jacob Malkoun defeats Andre Petroski by TKO (strikes) at 0:39 of Round 2
  • Ibo Aslan defeats Anton Turkalj by TKO (right hand) at 1:32 of Round 3
  • Dennis Buzukja defeats Connor Matthews by TKO (strikes) at 0:22 of Round 3
  • Julio Arce defeats Herbert Burns by TKO (strikes) at 2:00 of Round 2
  • Virna Jandiroba defeats Loopy Godinez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Nate Landwehr defeats Jamall Emmers by KO (strikes) at 4:43 of Round 1

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