UFC 254 Results: Khabib submits Gaethje in Abu Dhabi

October 24, 2020

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UFC 254 Results: Khabib submits Gaethje in Abu Dhabi



Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 254 took place inside Flash Forum on Yas Island — also known as “Fight Island” — in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), TODAY (Sat., Oct. 24, 2020) and streamed live via ESPN+.   The championship main event featured reigning lightweight kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov defending his 155-pound strap against interim titleholder Justin Gaethje. The com-main event featured a middleweight showdown between former champion Robert Whittaker and up and comer Jared Cannonier.

Official results are as follows:

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje — Nurmagomedov def. Gaethje by submission (triangle choke) at 1:34 of Round Two
Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier — Whittaker def. Cannonier by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Walt Harris vs. Alexander Volkov — Volkov def. Harris by TKO (body kick and punches) at 1:15 of Round Two
Phil Hawes vs. Jacob Malkoun — Hawes def. Malkoun by KO (punches) at 0:18 of Round One
Lauren Murphy vs. Liliya Shakirova — Murphy def. Shakirova by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:31 of Round Two
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba — Ankalaev def. Cutelaba by KO (punches) at 4:19 of Round One
Stefan Struve vs. Tai Tuivasa — Tuivasa def. Struve by TKO (punches) at 4:59 of Round One
Casey Kenney vs. Nathaniel Wood — Kenney def. Wood by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Alex Oliveira vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov — Rakhmonov def. Oliveira by submission (guillotine choke) at 4:40 of Round One
Sam Alvey vs. Da Un Jung — Split draw (28-29, 29-28, 28-28)
Liana Jojua vs. Miranda Maverick — Maverick def. Jojua by TKO (cut) at 5:00 of Round One
Joel Alvarez vs. Alexander Yakovlev — Alvarez def. Yakovlev by submission (armbar) at 3:00 of Round One

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