May 06 2023

Prudential Center, Newark, United States

Main Event
5 rounds @ Bantamweight
SD 5
SD 5

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight Championship
Co-Main Event
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5 rounds @ Welterweight
Main Card
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3 rounds @ Women’s Strawweight
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UD 3
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3 rounds @ Featherweight
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UD 3
UD 3
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3 rounds @ Featherweight

UFC 288 Report

When Was UFC 288?

UFC 288 happened on Saturday 6th May 2023.

Where did UFC 288 happen?

UFC 288 took place at Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, United States.

Who won the main event at UFC 288?

Aljamain Sterling beat Henry Cejudo by split decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC 288.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Aljamain Sterling.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest was for the UFC bantamweight championship.

What were the results at UFC 288?

At UFC 288 in the co-main event Belal Muhammad was victorious over Gilbert Burns by decision in their Welterweight contest, Jessica Andrade lost to Yan Xiaonan by knockout in a Women’s Strawweight bout, Movsar Evloev defeated Diego Lopes by decision at Featherweight, and Kron Gracie was defeated by Charles Jourdain on points in their Featherweight contest.

Also, on the prelim card Drew Dober lost to Matt Frevola by knockout in a Lightweight bout, Devin Clark was overcome by Kennedy Nzechukwu by submission at Light Heavyweight, Khaos Williams was victorious over Rolando Bedoya on points in their Welterweight contest, Marina Rodriguez lost to Virna Jandiroba by decision in their Women’s Strawweight fight, Parker Porter defeated Braxton Smith by knockout in a Heavyweight bout, Ikram Aliskerov was victorious over Phil Hawes with a KO at Middleweight, and Joseph Holmes lost to Claudio Ribeiro by knockout in their Middleweight contest.

Results UFC 288.

These are the fight results from the main card of UFC 288:

Main Events
  • Aljamain Sterling SD 5 vs SD 5 Henry Cejudo (Bantamweight)
  • Belal Muhammad UD 5 vs UD 5 Gilbert Burns (Welterweight)

Main Card
  • Jessica Andrade KO 1 vs KO 1 Yan Xiaonan (Women’s Strawweight)
  • Movsar Evloev UD 3 vs UD 3 Diego Lopes (Featherweight)
  • Kron Gracie UD 3 vs UD 3 Charles Jourdain (Featherweight)

  • Drew Dober KO 1 vs KO 1 Matt Frevola (Lightweight)
  • Devin Clark Sub 2 vs Sub 2 Kennedy Nzechukwu (Light Heavyweight)
  • Khaos Williams SD 3 vs SD 3 Rolando Bedoya (Welterweight)
  • Marina Rodriguez UD 3 vs UD 3 Virna Jandiroba (Women’s Strawweight)
  • Parker Porter KO 1 vs KO 1 Braxton Smith (Heavyweight)
  • Ikram Aliskerov KO 1 vs KO 1 Phil Hawes (Middleweight)
  • Joseph Holmes KO 2 vs KO 2 Claudio Ribeiro (Middleweight)

Who broadcast UFC 288?

In the US, the ESPN Pay Per View show was expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. In the UK, the BT Sport 1 broadcast of the card was expected to start at 1:00 AM (GTM).

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