UFC FN 86: Junior dos Santos Cruises to Win Over Ben Rothwell
By FCF Staff
Junior dos Santos ensured that his lengthy run as a top heavyweight contender will continue, as the former champ cruised to a win over Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 86.
Rothwell continually pursued dos Santos throughout the bout, but the latter’s footwork and boxing proved to be too much for the dangerous heavyweight. Dos Santos beat Rothwell to the punch repeatedly throughout the bout, and after the fifth round concluded, the latter was bloodied and bruised.
Following the final horn, dos Santos was handed the unanimous decision win by a 50-45 margin on all three judges’ scorecards.
Here are the official results for UFC FN 86, which took place in Zagreb, Croatia.
Junior Dos Santos def. Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
Derrick Lewis def. Gabriel Gonzaga via KO (punches) R1, 4:48
Francis Ngannou def. Curtis Blaydes via TKO (doctor stoppage) R2, 5:00
Timothy Johnson def. Marcin Tybura via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jan Blachowicz def. Igor Pokrajac via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Maryna Moroz def. Cristina Stanciu via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Zak Cummings def. Nicolas Dalby via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Alejandro Perez def. Ian Entwistle via submission (punches) R1, 4:04
Mairbek Taisumov def. Damir Hadzovic via TKO (punches) R1, 3:44
Damian Stasiak def. Filip Pejic via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 2:16
Bojan Velickovic def. Alessio Di Chirico via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Jared Cannonier def. Cyril Asker via KO (strikes) R1, 2:44
Lucas Martins def. Robert Whiteford via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)