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UFC results: Lerone Murphy is a serious problem for anyone at featherweight



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Barboza vs. Murphy. Photo via UFC

Brazilian veteran Edson Barboza and the undefeated prospect Lerone Murphy in featherweight bout scheduled for five rounds.

Murphy showed why he’s one of the absolute most hyped prospects in the division as he put on a huge performance against Barboza. The landed 182 significant strikes on Barboza over five rounds.

In the end, Murphy remained undefeated and stood as the winner with 49-46, 50-45 and 50-45 on the scorecards.

$50,000 post-fight bonuses

Murphy and Barboza were awarded with the Fight of the Night bonuses for their five-round battle.

The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Khaos Williams and Angela Hill for their stoppage wins.

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UFC Barboza vs. Murphy results

  • Lerone Murphy def. Edson Barboza via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45)
  • Khaos Williams def. Carlston Harris via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 1:30
  • Themba Gorimbo def. Ramiz Brahimaj via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Adrian Yanez def. Vinicius Salvador via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:47
  • Angela Hill def. Luana Pinheiro via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 4:12
  • Tom Nolan def. Victor Martinez via TKO (knee, punches) – Round 1, 3:50
  • Oumar Sy def. Tuco Tokkos via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:43
  • Melissa Gatto def. Tamires Vidal via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 0:37
  • Abus Magomedov def. Warlley Alves via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
  • Ariane Carnelossi def. Piera Rodriguez via disqualification (intentional head butt) – Round 2, 3:16
  • Heili Alateng def. Kleydson Rodrigues via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Vanessa Demopoulos def. Emily Ducote via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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