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Monday, Jan 18, 2016

UFC FN 81: Dominick Cruz Reclaims Bantamweight Title

Dominick Cruz (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

Here are the results from tonight’s UFC Fight Night 81 card in Boston, which saw Dominick Cruz reclaim the promotion’s bantamweight title.

Cruz worked his way to a razor thin, split decision win over his rival TJ Dillashaw, to secure the belt he was forced to vacate due to consecutive knee surgeries.

Dominick Cruz def. T.J. Dillashaw via split decision (48-47, 46-49, 49-46)

Eddie Alvarez def. Anthony Pettis via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Travis Browne def. Matt Mitrione via TKO (punches)  R3, 4:09

Francisco Trinaldo def. Ross Pearson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

Patrick Cote def. Ben Saunders via TKO (punches) R2, 1:14

Ed Herman def. Tim Boetsch via TKO (knee and punches) R2, 1:39

Chris Wade def. Mehdi Baghdad via submission (rear-naked choke) R1, 4:30

Luke Sanders def. Maximo Blanco via submission (rear-naked choke) R1, 3:38

Paul Felder def. Daron Cruickshank via submission (rear-naked choke) R3, 3:56

Ilir Latifi def. Sean O’Connell via TKO (punches) R1, 0:30

Charles Rosa def. Kyle Bochniak via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Rob Font def. Joey Gomez via TKO (strikes) R2, 4:13

Francimar Barroso def. Elvis Mutapcic via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

posted by FCF Staff @ 1:40 am
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