UFC Fight Island 5: Moraes vs Sandhagen Results And Post Fight Videos
UFC Fight Island 5 goes down this weekend on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The main event features a pivotal matchup in the bantamweight division, as the number one contender Marlon Moraes, goes up against the number four ranked Cory Sandhagen.
Moraes is coming up off a razor close split decision win over the former featherweight king Jose Aldo, almost a year ago at UFC 245. While Sandhagen will be looking to bounce back from his first loss inside the Octagon, against Aljamain Sterling earlier this year at UFC 250.
In the UFC Fight Island 5 co-main event, Edson Barboza will be looking to get back to winning ways after three straight losses. His last two being controversial split decisions, that the Brazilian thought he won. His second fight at featherweight will see him go up against Makwan Amirkhani, who is coming off a first round submission win over Denny Henry at UFC 251.
Elsewhere on the card, Ben Rothwell and Marcin Tybura face off in a fun heavyweight contest.
Official results from UFC Fight Island 5:
Cory Sandhagen defeats Marlon Moraes via second round TKO (1.03)
Edson Barboza defeats Makwan Amirkhani via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)
Marcin Tybura defeats Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision (29-27 x3)
Dricus Du Plessis defeats Markus Perez via first round KO (3:22)
Tom Aspinall defeats Alan Baudot via first round TKO (1:35)
Ilia Topuria defeats Youssef Zalal via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Tom Breese defeats KB Bhullar via first round TKO (1:42)
Chris Daukaus defeats Rodrigo Nascimento via first round KO (0:45)
Joaquin Buckley defeats Impa Kasanganay via second round KO (2:03)
Tony Kelley defeats Ali Alqaisi via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Giga Chikadze defeats Omar Morales via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Tracy Cortez defeats Stephanie Egger via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Tagir Ulanbekov defeats Bruno Silva via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
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The UFC returns next week with UFC Fight Island 6, which is headlined by ‘The Korean Zombie’ vs Brian Ortega in a featherweight number one contender fight.