Final Combating Championship (UFC) is able to unleash its UFC 234 pay-per-view (PPV) combat card TONIGHT (Sat., Feb. 9, 2019) inside Rod Laver Area in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. A middleweight title combat between present champion Robert Whittaker and high contender Kelvin Gastelum was anticipated to function UFC 234’s foremost occasion, however Whittaker was faraway from the cardboard with simply hours left as a consequence of a hernia.
In consequence, former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva will now sq. off with undefeated former kickboxer Israel Adesanya within the headliner. The bout was initially coined because the co-main occasion and can stay a three-round affair.
MMAmania.com will ship LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow protection of your complete UFC 234 combat card under, beginning with the Struggle Go “Prelims” matches on-line, that are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard stability on ESPN at eight p.m. ET, earlier than the PPV foremost card begin time at 10 p.m. ET.
Take into account that we will even be the spot for the newest information, recaps, and post-fight evaluation following “Silva vs. Adesanya.”
With out additional delay, see under for the newest UFC 234 outcomes. (Be aware: It will go from the underside up; subsequently, scroll towards the underside for the newest detailed round-by-round motion.)
Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva — Adesanya def. Silva by unanimous resolution (29-28, 30-27 x2)
Marcos Rosa Mariano vs. Lando Vannata — Vannata def. Mariano by submission (kimura) at 4:55 of Spherical One
Rani Yahya vs. Ricky Simon — Simon def. Yahya by unanimous resolution (30-27 x2, 30-25)
Montana De La Rosa vs. Nadia Kassem — De La Rosa def. Kassem by submission (triangle armbar) at 2:37 of Spherical Two
Jim Crute vs. Sam Alvey — Crute def. Alvey by TKO (punches) at 2:49 of Spherical One
Dong Hyun Ma vs. Devonte Smith — Smith def. Ma by KO (punches) at 3:53 of Spherical One
Austin Arnett vs. Shane Younger — Younger def. Arnett by unanimous resolution (30-27 x3)
Kai Kara-France vs. Raulian Paiva — Kara-France def. Paiva by cut up resolution (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Teruto Ishihara vs. Kyung Ho Kang — Kang def. Ishihara by technical submission (rear bare choke) at 3:59 of Spherical One
Callan Potter vs. Jalin Turner — Turner def. Potter by KO (punches) at 0:53 of Spherical One
Wuliji Buren vs. Jonathan Martinez — Martinez def. Buren by unanimous resolution (30-27 x2, 29-28)
185 lbs.: Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva
Spherical 1: Leg kick lands for Adesanya. Snaps out a jab. One minute in. One other low kick. Brazilian kick connects. Straight proper. Two minutes in. Adesanya tries a backfist and Silva rushes, solely to stroll into counters. Adesanya follows a knee try with a proper hand that stumbles Silva. Adesanya patiently advancing, touchdown a range pack of strikes. Low kick lands. Two minutes to go.
Adesanya lands a proper hand, eats one from Silva in return. Ref pauses to examine their mouthpieces. Physique kick from Silva. Counter proper connects. 1-2 from Adesanya and Silva’s taunting. Hug twister by the Brazilian. One minute to go. Indirect kick. 1-2 from Adesanya, simply barely misses a head kick. Leg kick lands, straight left, teep. Silva with some fancy spins. Lead left by Adesanta, head kick whiffs. Adesanya provides him the Rock Lee stance earlier than the bell. 10-9 Adesanya.
Spherical 2: Silva seems to be for a hook kick to start out. Counter proper by Silva, low kick from Adesanya. Adesanya seems to be for a Brazilian kick. Physique kick comes again at him. Indirect kick and physique kick from the Aussie a minute in. 1-2-back fist from Adesanya. Leg kick connects. Silva tries a spinning again kick, caught. Straight left from Adesanya, head kick misses. He threatens to leap off the fence, however eats a counter proper. Two minutes in. Silva with a mix, lands within the clinch. Leg kick by Adesanya. 1-2, leg kick. Straight left, straight proper. Two minutes to go.
Silva pops him with a pair of jabs. They clinch for a second. Adesanya physique kick and leg kick, shifting proper, leg kick. Spinning low kick by Silva. Eats a proper, lands a low kick. Two-piece counter. One minute to go. Adesanya tries a hook kick. Lead proper, leg kick. Silva chases him, lands a proper hand and physique kick. 10-9 Silva?
Spherical 3: Silva claims an eye fixed poke, Adesanya says it’s a knuckle. Onerous low kick seems to harm Silva. Physique shot kind Adesanya. Silva catches a physique kick, simply misses on a flying knee as Adesanya scrambles up. Head kick from Adesanya. Low kick, Brazilian kick try a minute in. Plenty of staring with Silva’s again in opposition to the fence. Adesanya backs to the middle and makes him observe. Leg kicks land for him. Entrance kick to the midsection. Brazilian kick blocked. Leg kick from Silva, physique shot from Adesanya. Straight left. Each attempt physique kicks. Two minutes to go.
Silva jabs the physique, eats a leg kick. Straight left. 1-2. Silva prices in, can’t join, takes a leg kick. One minute to go. Adesanya with a proper downstairs, lands a 1-2. Three-piece combo has Silva smiling. Silva pops him with a jab in return. Low kick from Adesanya. He threatens a twister kick, Silva tries a wheel kick. Enjoyable combat. 10-9 Adesanya.
Closing consequence: Adesanya def. Silva by unanimous resolution
155 lbs.: Marcos Rosa Mariano vs. Lando Vannata
Spherical 1: Mariano sending out head kicks. Low kick from Vannata. Overhand proper falls brief. Mariano tries to spin and so they commerce leg kicks. One minute in. Vannata grabs a physique lock and slams him to the mat. Half guard for Vannata. Brief elbows. Mariano regains guard, tries an unsuccessful omoplata. Vannata staying affected person from closed guard, touchdown punches. Two minutes to go.
Strong pictures from Vannata. Mariano, as anticipated, helpless off of his again to this point. Large elbows. One minute to go. Vannata punching with impunity. Onerous elbow. He passes to north-south and cranks on a kimura for the end.
Closing consequence: Vannata def. Mariano by submission (kimura)
135 lbs.: Rani Yahya vs. Ricky Simon
Spherical 1: Yahya fires a low kick. Left hook from Simon to counter a excessive kick. Simon pressuring early, eats a proper hand after throwing a leg kick. Yahya shoots, stuffed. Yahya clips him with a three-piece. One minute in. Simon blasts him with a proper shovel hook. Counter proper. Simon to the physique. Yahya shoots, no luck. Physique kick lands for him and he stings Simon with a proper. He will get overeager in pursuit, although, and runs headlong right into a brutal proper hand. Simon follows him down, then lets him up when he will get his wits again. Drops him with a left hook, lets him up once more. Yahya tries to spin, can’t tie up. Simon rips the physique, eats a couple of from Yahya. Yahya tries to drag guard on a failed shot. Two minutes to go.
Simon bangs the physique once more and denies one other takedown. 1-2 from Yahya. Yahya shoots, nothing. One minute to go. Physique kick by Yahya. Simon hits a takedown, stands over him, and kicks his legs for just a little bit. Simon head kick simply blocked. Yahya lands low kicks. 10-9 Simon.
Spherical 2: Yahya opens with kicks. Overhand proper. Counter proper by Simon quickly after. Physique shot to proper cross. Yahya physique kick, Simon takes him down and kicks his legs once more. He lets Yahya up. Simon’s sporting a reduce close to his proper eye, lands a proper hand anyway. Physique kick from Yahya. He shoots, denied. Two minutes in. Straight proper from Yahya connects. Simon takes him down once more, lets him up once more. Two minutes to go.
Yahya immediately rocks Simon with a proper hand and appears to chase. Extra good pictures. Sweeping left hook, however he seems to run into Simon’s shoulder and falls to his again. One minute to go. Lead left from Simon, then a hook downstairs. Lead proper upstairs. One other fast takedown and he tries to land punches with out committing. Yahya will get guard. 10-9 Yahya.
Spherical 3: Simon seems to be for a physique shot, however Yahya efficiently pulls guard. Simon postures out of a triangle, then taunts him till he stands. One inute in. Overhand proper by Yahya. Low kick and overhand by Simon in return. Yahya tries a head kick, shoots, denied. Simon seems to be to punch his physique whereas he’s on his again. He stands, unbalances himself attempting a giant proper. Two minutes in. Simon lands a jab. 1-2 from Simon, counter proper by Yahya. Yahya shoots, sprawled on. Simon pressures him to the fence, lands a proper hand when he circles off. Low-high left hooks by Simon. Two minutes to go.
Jabs from Simon. Yahya lands a mix, will get taken down. Good left hand. One minute to go. Yahya closes his guard. Elbows from Simon. Sneaky proper hand. He goes after the end within the ultimate seconds. 10-9 Simon.
Closing consequence: Simon def. Yahya by unanimous resolution
125 lbs.: Montana De La Rosa vs. Nadia Kassem
Spherical 1: De La Rosa marches her method into the clinch behind punches, then drags Kassem to the mat on the fence. Searching for half guard. One minute in. De La Rosa makes it to half guard after quantity of effort. Brief proper palms land for her. Kassem regains guard. De La Rosa will get again to half guard. Two minutes to go.
Brief punches from De La Rosa. Kassem regains guard. One minute to go. Aspect management, north-south. Searching for the armbar, switches to a kimura. 10-9 De La Rosa.
Spherical 2: De La Rosa once more opens with punches till she will be able to drag Kassem to the mat. Half guard. Strong elbows and now she’s in aspect management. One minute in. She transitions to mount and concurrently locks up a triangle. She kilos for a bit earlier than shifting to an armbar. Kassem survives, however remains to be within the triangle. Two minutes in. Extra elbows from De La Rosa and she or he switches again to the armbar, forcing the faucet.
Closing consequence: De La Rosa def. Kassem by submission (triangle armbar)
205 lbs.: Jim Crute vs. Sam Alvey
Spherical 1: Crute tossing out kicks to start out. Nothing from Alvey to this point. One minute in. Crute simply misses with a head kick, lands a leg kick. Physique kick lands. Extra good leg kicks. Two minutes in. Alvey lands a left hand. Alvey steps in and will get destroyed by a chopping proper. Crute tries to stroll off however the ref lets it hold going, so Crute counters an Alvey takedown and lands ground-and-pound till the ref steps in.
Closing consequence: Crute def. Alvey by TKO (punches)
155 lbs.: Dong Hyun Ma vs. Devonte Smith
Spherical 1: Affected person begin to the combat. Low kick from Smith. One other. Ma switching stance a minute in. Left hook by Smith. Head kick try. Physique shot connects. Two minutes in. Low kick trade. Jab connects for Smith. Low kick repeatedly Ma switches stance. Head kick try from Smith. Two minutes to go.
Smith checks a low kick and hurts Ma with a 1-2, stalking him and pouring on the damage till the ref steps in.
Closing consequence: Smith def. Ma by KO (punches)
145 lbs.: Austin Arnett vs. Shane Younger
Spherical 1: Younger on the entrance foot early. Inside low kick and jabs. 1-2 connects. Arnett fires a head kick, eats a proper cross close to the fence. One minute in. Mixture from Younger, jab from Arnett. Younger lands one other proper hand, then one to the physique. Arnett connects with a straight left. Good exchanges to this point. Onerous straight left by ARnett. Younger digs one other proper downstairs, follows up with one to the pinnacle. Two minutes in. Younger ties up on the fence, separates. Arnett lands some jabs. Younger throwing 2-3s, Arnett nonetheless maintaining with him. Two minutes to go.
Extra good jabs from Arnett. Younger to the physique. Arnett selecting him off on the best way in. Younger with a mix, eats left palms. Physique kick from Arnett. One minute to go. Younger with a proper downstairs. Younger finds the mark with a heavy combo close to the top of the spherical, together with a knee. He seems to be for a single-leg. 10-9 Younger.
Spherical 2: Younger continues to strain. Arnett shifting stance, jabbing nicely. Physique kick from Younger. Extra jabs from Arnett, who eats a straight proper. Younger physique kick, Arnett head kick try. One minute in. Low kicks and a physique shot from Younger. Arnett touchdown jabs, however not following up. Younger nonetheless forcing him again. Straight left by Arnett. Low kick trade. Two minutes to go. Extra lefts from Arnett. Each land low kicks. Counter proper by Arnett lands clear. Leg kick. Younger snaps his head again with a straight proper. Onerous physique kick and a proper hand behind it for Younger. Two minutes to go.
Arnett lands a collection of jabs and tries a head kick. Younger marching after him, throwing together. 1-2 from Arnett, proper hand from Younger. Younger steps in with a jab and a straight proper to the ear. One other pair of rights. Heavy mixture. Arnett taking the nicely however continues to retreat. Younger shoots, takes his head out of a guillotine. Arnett with a pleasant left on the break and now he’s swinging large. Younger obliges with some good pictures. Large counter proper by Younger as they slug it out. 10-9 Younger.
Spherical 3: Younger continues to advance. A collection of jabs lands for Arnett. Arnett catches a physique kick and lands a tough proper hand. One minute in. Younger with a jab downstairs, proper hand up high. Proper hand and kick to the physique. Two minutes in. Counter left connects for Arnett. Younger seems to be fr the physique, lands a proper upstairs. One other rush from Younger lands. Arnett simply not doing sufficient off the again foot. Two minutes to go.
Younger discovering the mark with proper palms, Arnett together with his jab. Head kick from Arnett glances off. One minute to go. Younger with a pleasant uppercut inside, then a nasty mixture. Proper cross by Arnett. 2-Three connects. A 3-piece combo and now it’s Arnett touchdown. Younger strikes in to fulfill him and each land huge punches, Younger scoring a last-second knockdown with a cracking proper hand. 10-9 Younger.
Closing consequence: Younger def. Arnett by unanimous resolution
125 lbs.: Kai Kara-France vs. Raulian Paiva
Spherical 1: Each males tossing out kicks to start out. Overhand proper briefly drops Paiva, who pops proper again up. One minute in. Low kick from Paiva, overhand from Kara-France and he limp-legs out of a single-leg. One minute in. Paiva popping his jab out. He flurries and shoots in opposition to the fence. Kara-France defends two minutes in. Each males jabbing. Overhand fright from Paiva, left hook from Kara-France. Paiva lands a leg kick. Two minutes to go.
Paiva avoids a 1-2-3, eats a straight proper. Leg kick connects for him. He threatens a spinning again kick, lands a proper however can’t full the takedown. One minute to go. Paiva tries a flurry. 1-2. Head kick try. 10-9 Kara-France.
Spherical 2: Paiva the busier of the 2. Kara-France shoots, stuffed and winds up on his again. Aspect management for Paiva. Kara-France scrambles to his toes and so they commerce on the break. One other shot from Kara-France, denied. Paiva touchdown knees within the clinch. Kara-France with a left hand on the break. Counter proper by the Brazilian. Two minutes in. Paiva lands one other leg kick. Flurry and one other low kick. He simply stuffs one other takedown and lands some arduous physique pictures whereas standing over his man. Kara-France lands an upkick. He rolls to his toes. Two minutes to go.
Physique kick lands for Paiva. 1-2 cracks Paiva and now they’re buying and selling. Each land arduous left hooks. Paiva with some good proper palms, strolling Kara-France down. He steps in with a knee. One minute to go. Leg kick connects. Kara-France steps in, will get teh worst of the trade. Now he steps in with a proper hand. Triple jab. Kara-France lands proper and jumps guard on a guillotine on the bell. 10-9 Paiva.
Spherical 3: Kara-France lands a leg kick. Paiva with a pleasant mixture low-high. Kara-France left hook, Paiva proper hand. One minute in. 1-2 from Kara-France. Paiva eats a 1-2. He catches a leg kick, then boots the dwelling daylights out of Kara-France’s cup. They resume with two minutes to go. Paiva continues to stroll him down, touchdown combos. Nasty physique pictures and he seems to be for a guillotine. Kara-France drags him to the mat in response to a guillotine try. Paiva scrambles again to his toes, eats pictures within the middle with two minutes to go.
Paiva threatens to spin. He lands a physique shot, takes an overhand proper. One minute to go. Buying and selling within the middle. It’s nonetheless Paiva strolling him down. Large left hooks by Kara-France. Paiva rips the physique. Onerous left from the Brazilian. Kara-France shoots within the waning seconds and completes it. 10-9 Paiva.
Closing consequence: Kara-France def. Paiva by cut up resolution
135 lbs.: Teruto Ishihara vs. Kyung Ho Kang
Spherical 1: Ishihara opens with low kicks. Physique kick from Kang. One other and a straight proper behind it. Ishihara comes again with a leg kick and examine hook. Good overhand left and a monster counter drops Kang. Kang shoots, denied. He lands a proper hand and knee, then one other proper hand that stings Ishihara. Lead proper connects. Two minutes in. Kang goes downstairs, then drops Ishihara with a knee. One other proper hand and one other. Uppercuts within the clinch. Ishihara slugging it out with him. Kang getting the higher of it, lands some blistering knees. Now he alters ranges and completes a single-leg. He tries to take the again with no hooks. Two minutes to go.
Now each hooks in and he’s bought the choke locked up. Ishihara goes to sleep.
Closing consequence: Kang def. Ishihara by technical submission (rear bare choke)
155 lbs.: Callan Potter vs. Jalin Turner
Spherical 1: Potter opens with a leg kick. Proper hand right into a takedown try. Turner will get an underhook and shoves him to the mat, posturing out of an omoplata and limp-legging out of a leglock. Again to the toes. Two proper palms sting Potter and Turner pummels him into unconsciousness.
Closing consequence: Turner def. Potter by KO (punches)
135 lbs.: Wuliji Buren vs. Jonathan Martinez
Spherical 1: Martinez opening with inside low kicks. Each males firing head kicks. Buren modifications ranges in opposition to the fence and lands an inside journey into guard. One minute in. Buren in search of half guard, establishing a guillotine. Martinez scrambles into his personal takedown try as Buren seems to be to cinch it up and dumps him to the mat. Two minutes in. Martinez strikes to aspect management and appears for a Von Flue choke. Not there. Buren turns to his knees and is in peril of getting his again taken. Two minutes to go.
One hook in for Martinez. Buren transferring, can’t fairly dislodge him. Martinez whacks him with a tough left as he stands and loses the hook within the course of. Urgent Buren in opposition to the fence with a minute to go. Martinez exits with a knee, then slips on a excessive kick. Buren stands over him and appears to drop punches, will get tied up in guard. Martinez spins for an armbar, then a leg. 10-9 Martinez.
Spherical 2: Buren hops in with a knee and physique kick after taking some low kicks. Two-piece counter from Martinez. Left cross connects. One minute in. Shift proper hand by Buren, indirect kick from Martinez. Martinez with a physique kick and left cross behind it. 1-2 and entrance kick try. Buren hits a reactive shot, avoiding a guillotine as he does. Half guard. Martinez attempting to regain guard, as a substitute sweeps his method into high place. Buren utilizing butterfly guard. He hits a sweep of his personal to regain half guard. Two minutes to go.
Martinez forces a scramble, practically provides up his again, can’t wrench Buren down however forces him to a knee. Good knee to the physique from Martinez. One minute to go. Elbow connects. Martinez threatening a choke. He ends the spherical touchdown knees to the thigh. 10-9 Martinez.
Spherical 3: Buren hits an early journey immediately into mount. Martinez makes use of the cage to roll free, just for Buren to latch onto an arm. Martinez escapes, takes the again, and begins dropping punches a minute in. Sustaining again management. Two minutes in. Martinez transitions to mount, then the again once more. Mount, left palms, again. Good punches. Two minutes to go.
Martinez seems to contemplate an arm triangle, which permits Buren to comb into guard. Martinez kicks him off, can’t make sufficient house. Buren clamps onto an anaconda choke, can’t full it and shoots in. One minute to go. Martinez sprawls on it and forces him to his again. Buren with two butterfly hooks in. Martinez opens up with ground-and-pound, practically getting a end earlier than the bell. 10-9 Martinez.
Closing consequence: Martinez def. Buren by unanimous resolution