The latest UFC results feature a featherweight main event between Edson Barboza and Sodiq Yusuff. UFC Vegas 81 took place Saturday night live on ESPN+ from the Apex. A total of 11 fights went down on the night and here are complete UFC results from all the action.
UFC Results: Edson Barboza Outlasts Sodiq Yusuff In Main Event
The event took place from the Apex in Las Vegas, with all the action airing live on ESPN+.
After five rounds of back-and-forth battling, Barboza was declared the winner via unanimous decision. The 37-year-old has now won two straight and is 24-11 overall in his career.
For Yusuff, the loss snapped a two-fight win streak and dropped him to 13-3 overall. He is 8-2 still over his last 10 fights with eight of those coming inside the Octagon.
In the co-main event, Viviane Araujo topped Jennifer Maia via unanimous decision in a women’s flyweight affair. The win was the first in three bouts for Araujo as Maia fell to just 2-3 over her last five.
UFC Results: Finishes For Jonathan Martinez, Michel Pereira
Both Jonathan Martinez and Michel Pereira picked up stoppage wins by strikes on the main card. Martinez topped Adrian Yanez with a leg kick in the second round, with Pereira finishing off Andre Petroski in the first round.
Christian Rodriguez opened the main card with a decision win over Cameron Saaiman.
UFC Results: Late Submission For Darren Elkins
On the prelims, Darren Elkins scored a third round submission victory over T.J. Brown for his 28th career win. The submission marked his sixth and the 15 finish of his career.
Tainara Lisboa, Terrance McKinney, Melissa Dixon, Chris Gutierrez and Emily Ducote were also prelim winners with McKinney earning a TKO in 20 seconds.
It will be a big one next week as UFC 294 takes place from Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The main event was scheduled to see Charles Oliveira take on Islam Makhachev, but Oliveira was forced out.
Instead, it will be a rematch between Makhachev, the reigning lightweight champion, and Alexander Volkanovski, the current featherweight champion. The two met last year in Abu Dhabi with Makhachev winning by second round submission.
Kamaru Usman and Khamzat Chimaev meet in a middleweight title eliminator after Usman, a former champion, replaced an injured Paulo Costa. Magomed Ankalev vs. Johnny Walker, Ikram Aliskerov vs. Warlley Alves and Said Nurmagomedov vs. Muin Gafurov complete the main card.
Edson Barboza def. Sodiq Yusuff via unanimous decision
Viviane Araujo def. Jennifer Maia via unanimous decision
Jonathan Martinez def. Adrian Yanez via TKO (leg kick) at 2:26 of Round 2
Michel Pereira def. Andre Petroski via TKO (strikes) at 1:06 of Round 1
Christian Rodriguez def. Cameron Saaiman via unanimous decision
Darren Elkins def. T.J. Brown via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:23 of Round 3
Tainara Lisboa def. Ravena Oliveira via unanimous decision
Terrance McKinney def. Brendan Marotte via TKO (strikes) at :20 of Round 1
Melissa Dixon def. Irina Alekseeva via unanimous decision
Chris Gutierrez def. Alateng Heili via unanimous decision
Emily Ducote def. Ashley Yoder via unanimous decision