Jul 08 2023

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds @ Featherweight
KO 3
KO 3

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight Championship
Co-Main Event
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5 rounds @ Flyweight

Score cards 49-46 | 47-48 | 47-48

Main Card
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3 rounds @ Middleweight
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3 rounds @ Lightweight

Score cards 28-29 | 29-28 | 29-28

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KO 1
Valentine Woodburn
3 rounds @ Middleweight

UFC 290 Report

When Was UFC 290?

UFC 290 took place on Saturday, July 8th, 2023, at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States.

Who won the main event at UFC 290?

Alexander Volkanovski beat Yair Rodriguez by knockout in the 3rd round during the main event of UFC 290.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

This contest was for the UFC Featherweight championship.

What were the results at UFC 290?

At UFC 290 in the co-main event, Brandon Moreno was defeated by Alexandre Pantoja by decision in their Flyweight contest.

On the main card, Robert Whittaker lost to Dricus Du Plessis by knockout in a Middleweight bout, Dan Hooker defeated Jalin Turner by decision at Lightweight, and Bo Nickal was victorious over Valentine Woodburn by knockout in their Middleweight contest.

On the prelim card, Robbie Lawler beat Niko Price by knockout in a Welterweight bout, Edgar Chairez was overcome by Tatsuro Taira by decision at Flyweight, Yazmin Jauregui was defeated by Denise Gomes by knockout in their Women’s Strawweight contest, and Jimmy Crute lost to Alonzo Menifield by submission in a Light Heavyweight fight.

Rounding off the prelim portion of the card, Vitor Petrino defeated Marcin Prachnio with a submission in a Light Heavyweight bout, Cameron Saaiman was victorious over Terrence Mitchell with a KO at Bantamweight, Shannon Ross lost to Jesus Santos Aguilar by knockout in their Flyweight contest, and Kamuela Kirk was overcome by Esteban Ribovics by decision in a Lightweight fight.

UFC 290 Results.

These are the fight results from the main card of UFC 290:

Main Event
  • Alexander Volkanovski def. Yair Rodriguez, KO, Round 3 (Featherweight - 5 Rounds)

Co Main Event
  • Alexandre Pantoja def. Brandon Moreno, Split Decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) (Flyweight - 5 Rounds)

Main Card
  • Dricus Du Plessis def. Robert Whittaker, KO, Round 2 (Middleweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Dan Hooker def. Jalin Turner, Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Bo Nickal def. Valentine Woodburn, KO, Round 1 (Middleweight - 3 Rounds)

  • Robbie Lawler def. Niko Price, KO, Round 1 (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Tatsuro Taira def. Edgar Chairez, Unanimous Decision (Flyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Denise Gomes def. Yazmin Jauregui, KO, Round 1 (Women’s Strawweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Alonzo Menifield def. Jimmy Crute, Sub, Round 2 (Light Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Vitor Petrino def. Marcin Prachnio, Sub, Round 3 (Light Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Cameron Saaiman def. Terrence Mitchell, KO, Round 1 (Bantamweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Jesus Santos Aguilar def. Shannon Ross, KO, Round 1 (Flyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Esteban Ribovics def. Kamuela Kirk, Unanimous Decision (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)

Who broadcasted UFC 290?

In the US, the ESPN Pay Per View show was expected to begin at 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST. In the UK, the BT Sport 1 broadcast of the card was expected to start at 1:00 AM (BST).

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