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UFC 273 Results: Volkanovski dominated Korean Zombie



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In the UFC 273 main event featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski defeated Korean Zombie via TKO in the fourth round, after a dominant performance. This was the Volkanovskis third title defence and he looked better than ever.

The co-main event between bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling and interim champion Petr Yan was a more competetive fight and went all five rounds. Sterling dominated the second and third round while Yan had more success in the two last rounds. In the end Sterling stood as the winner via split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47).

The highly anticipated welterweight fight between Khamzat Chimaev and Gilbert Burns lived up to its expectations and more. After three tough rounds “Borz” stood as the winner via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).

”Fucking tough guy brother, I didn’t know he was so tough. Thank you for this fight Gilbert, I love you brother, all respect,” Chimaev said to Joe Rogan directly after the fight.

Read more: Khamzat Chimaev defeats Gilbert Burns after an all out war

50 000 dollar bonuses

The Performance of the Night bonuses went to featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and heavyweight Aleksei Oleinik.

The Fight of the Night bonus went to Khamzat Chimaev and Gilbert Burns.

UFC 273: Full results

Main card:

  • Featherweight: Alexander Volkanovski (c) def. Chan Sung Jung via TKO, round 4
  • Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling (c) def. Petr Yan via split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)
  • Welterweight: Khamzat Chimaev def. Gilbert Burns via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Women’s Strawweight: Mackenzie Dern def. Tecia Torres via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Lightweight: Mark Madsen def. Vinc Pichel via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Preliminary card:

  • Welterweight: Ian Garry def. Darian Weeks via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Middleweight: Anthony Hernandez def. Josh Fremd via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Women’s bantamweight: Raquel Pennington def. Aspen Ladd via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Welterweight: Mike Malott def. Mickey Gall via TKO (punches), round 1

Early prelims:

  • Heavyweight: Aleksei Oleinik def. Jared Vanderaa via submission (neck crank), round 1
  • Women’s strawweight: Piera Rodriguez def. Kay Hansen via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Featherweight: Julio Arce def. Daniel Santos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Watch the post fight pressconference here:

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