UFC 223: Khabib Nurmagomedov Wins Lightweight Title, Rose Namajunas Defends Strawweight Belt
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from tonight’s UFC 223 card in Brooklyn, New York, which saw Khabib Nurmagomedov and Rose Namajunas record wins in their championship fights.
Nurmagomedov outscored last minute replacement Al Iaquinta with his wrestling and jabs, en route to winning the lightweight title via decision. Rose Namajunas, meanwhile, bested Joanna Jedrzejczyk on the feet again, but needed five rounds this time to defeat the former 115 champ.
Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Al Iaquinta via unanimous decision (50-44, 50-43, 50-43)
Rose Namajunas def. Joanna Jedrzejczyk via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
Renato Moicano def. Calvin Kattar via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Zabit Magomedsharipov def. Kyle Bochniak via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Chris Gruetzemacher def. Joe Lauzon via TKO (corner stoppage), R2, 5:00
Karolina Kowalkiewicz def. Felice Herrig via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Evan Dunham via TKO (knee & punches) R1, 0:53
Ashlee Evans-Smith def. Bec Rawlings via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Devin Clark def. Michael Rodriguez via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-7, 30-27)