The UFC 280 Results are in and one belt has changed hands. The event was headlined by two title fights, with a large anticipation for Petr Yan vs Sean O’Malley. The event was live from Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi on October 22, 2022.
Oliveira vs Makhachev had its moments but ultimately it was Makhachev who secured a second round arm triangle, that followed a hard right hand which dropped the former champion. The win was a proud moment for Makhachev’s corner which features MMA legend Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Aljamain Sterling retained the bantamweight title after TJ Dillashaw was having issues with his left shoulder kept popping out of socket. It happened in the first round but between rounds it seemed his corner was able to reposition it into place. After it popped out again in the second round Sterling smelled blood and kept the pressure on his opponent securing a second round TKO victory.
Another huge winner for the night was the decision victory that underdog Sean O’Malley secured when he faced the number one bantamweight contender, and largely favored, Petr Yan. The fight was a grueling war that kept a back and forth pace. In the end, it was O’Malley that did enough to impress the judges in a split decision victory.
Here’s a video of the post fight press conference, courtesy of the UFC. Below that are the remaining UFC 280 Results.
UFC 280 Results
Main Card (Aired at 1PM CDT on Pay-per-view)
Charles Oliveira #1 (33-9-0, 1NC) vs Islam Makhachev #4 (23-1-0) – for vacant lightweight title – Makhachev by 2nd round submission
Aljamain Sterling #c (22-3-0) vs TJ Dillashaw #2 (18-5-0) – bantamweight title – Sterling by 2nd round KO/TKO
Petr Yan #1 (16-4-0) vs Sean O’Malley #11 (16-1-0, 1NC) – bantamweight bout – O’Malley by split decision
Beneil Dariush #6 (22-4-1) vs Mateusz Gamrot #9 (21-2-0, 1NC) – lightweight bout – Dariush by unanimous decision
Katlyn Chookagian #1 (18-5-0) vs Manon Fiorot #6 (10-1-0) – women’s flyweight bout – Fiorot by unanimous decision
Prelims (aired on ESPNews or ESPN+ at 9:30AM CDT)
Belal Muhammad #5 (22-3-0, 1NC) vs Sean Brady #8 (15-1-0) – welterweight bout – Muhammad by 2nd round KO/TKO
Makhmud Muradov (25-8-0) vs Caio Borralho (13-1-0, 1NC) – middleweight bout – Borralho by unanimous decision
Volkan Oezdemir #8 (18-7-0) vs Nikita Kyrlov #10 (29-9-0) – light heavyweight bout – Kyrlov by unanimous decision
Abubakar Nurmagomedov (17-3-1) vs Gadzhi Omargadzhiev (13-2-0) – welterweight bout – Nurmagomedov by unanimous decision
Armen Petrosyan (8-2-0) vs AJ Dobson (6-2-0, 1NC) – middleweight bout – Petrosyan by unanimous decision
Muhammad Mokaev (9-0-0) vs Malcolm Gordon (14-6-0) – flyweight bout – Mokaev by Round 3 submission
Karol Rosa #9 (16-4-0) vs Lina Lansberg #12 (10-7-0) – women’s bantamweight bout – Rosa by split decision
That’s it for the UFC 280 results. It was a great night of fights put on by the UFC. If you enjoyed this article and would like to see more UFC News and MMA entertainment then just check out the link provided.
The next UFC event on deck will be UFC Fight Night from UFC Apex in Las Vegas on October 29, 2022. The event will feature Calvin Kattar #5 against Arnold Allen #6 in the featherweight division.
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