UFC 188 results: Fabricio Werdum submits Cain Velasquez to become undisputed champ

June 14, 2015


UFC 188 results: Fabricio Werdum submits Cain Velasquez to become undisputed champ

Fabricio Werdum proved the oddsmakers and finished Cain Velasquez in the third round of their heavyweight title unification bout at UFC 188 in front of a sell-out crowd of 20,000+ at Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City.  The Brazilian submitted “Brown Pride” to become the undisputed heavyweight champ.  In the co-maim event, Eddie Alvarez defeated Gilbert Melendez by split decision.  Melendez looked on fire in the early opening but Alvarez took over in the later rounds.


Official results:


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Heavyweight: Fabricio Werdum def. Cain Velasquez via submission (guillotine) at 2:13 of Round 3.
Lightweight: Eddie Alvarez def. Gilbert Melendez via split decision (29-28×2, 28-29).
Middleweight: Kelvin Gastelum def. Nate Marquardt via TKO (quit on stool) after 2 rounds.
Featherweight: Yair Rodriguez def. Charles Rosa via split decision (29-28×2, 28-29).
Women’s Strawweight: Tecia Torres def. Angela Hill via unanimous decision ( 30-27×2, 29-28).

FX prelims:
Flyweight: Henry Cejudo def. Chico Camus via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27×2).
Lightweight Efrain Escudero def. Drew Dober via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:54 of Round 1.
Bantamweight Patrick Williams def. Alejando Perez via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:23 of Round 1.
Lightweight Johnny Case def. Frank Trevino via unanimous decision (30-27×3).

Fight Pass prelims:

Welterweight Cathal Pendred def. Augusto Montano via unanimous decision (29-28×3).
Featherweight Gabriel Benitez def. Clay Collard via unanimous decision (30-27×3)



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