UFC 244: Masvidal vs Diaz Results
UFC 244 went down on Saturday night at the iconic Madison Square Garden, in New York. The UFC’s 500th event saw Jorge Masvidal vs Nate Diaz in the main event, fighting for the Baddest Mother F***er title.
In the co-main event, Darren Till made a winning middleweight debut against Kelvin Gastelum. Stephen Thompson also put on a masterclass performance against Vicente Luque. Elsewhere on the stacked card, there were four first round finishes, including a stunning headkick knockout from Kevin Lee on Gregor Gillespie.
Among those in attendance at MSG were the United States of America president Donald Trump, and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, who presented the BMF belt to Masvidal.
Full Results from UFC 244:
Jorge Masvidal def. Nate Diaz via third round TKO, due to doctor’s stoppage (5.00)
Darren Till def. Kelvin Gastelum via split decision (30-27 x2, 28-29)
Stephen Thompson def. Vicente Luque via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
Derrick Lewis def. Blagoy Ivanov via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-18)
Kevin Lee def. Gregor Gillespie via first round KO (2:47)
Corey Anderson def. Johnny Walker via first round TKO (2:07)
Shane Burgos def. Makwan Amirkhani via third round TKO (4:32)
Edmen Shahbazyan def. Brad Tavares via first round KO (2:27)
Jairzinho Rozenstruik def. Andrei Arlovski via first round TKO (0:29)
Katlyn Chookagian def. Jennifer Maia via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Lyman Good def. Chance Rencountre via third round TKO (2:03)
Hakeem Dawodu def. Julio Arce via split decision (29-28 x2, 28-29)
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