Jul 29 2023

Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States

Main Event
5 rounds @ Lightweight
KO 2
KO 2
Co-Main Event
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3 rounds @ Light Heavyweight

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

Main Card
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KO 1
Marcos Rogerio de Lima
3 rounds @ Heavyweight
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3 rounds @ Lightweight
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3 rounds @ Welterweight

UFC 291 Report

When Was UFC 291?

UFC 291 took place on Saturday, July 29th, 2023, at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah in the United States.

Who won the main event at UFC 291?

Justin Gaethje beat Dustin Poirier by knockout in the 2nd round during the main event of UFC 291.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

What were the results at UFC 291?

At UFC 291 in the co-main event, Jan Blachowicz was defeated by Alex Pereira by decision in their Light Heavyweight contest.

On the main card, Derrick Lewis beat Marcos Rogerio de Lima by knockout in a Heavyweight bout, Tony Ferguson was overcome by Bobby Green by submission at Lightweight, and Michael Chiesa was defeated by Kevin Holland with a submission in their Welterweight contest.

On the prelim card, Trevin Giles lost to Gabriel Bonfim with a submission in a Welterweight bout, C.J. Vergara defeated Vinicius Salvador by decision at Flyweight, Roman Kopylov was victorious over Claudio Ribeiro by knockout in their Middleweight contest, and Jake Matthews beat Darrius Flowers by submission in a Welterweight fight.

Rounding off the prelim portion of the card, Matt Semelsberger was overcome by Uros Medic by knockout in a Welterweight bout, and Miranda Maverick was victorious over Priscila Cachoeira by submission at Women’s Flyweight.

UFC 291 Results.

These are the fight results from the main card of UFC 291:

Main Event
  • Justin Gaethje def. Dustin Poirier, KO, Round 2 (Lightweight - 5 Rounds)

Co Main Event
  • Alex Pereira def. Jan Blachowicz, Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) (Light Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)

Main Card
  • Derrick Lewis def. Marcos Rogerio de Lima, KO, Round 1 (Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Bobby Green def. Tony Ferguson, Sub, Round 3 (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Kevin Holland def. Michael Chiesa, Sub, Round 1 (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)

  • Gabriel Bonfim def. Trevin Giles, Sub, Round 1 (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)
  • C.J. Vergara def. Vinicius Salvador, Unanimous Decision (Flyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Roman Kopylov def. Claudio Ribeiro, KO, Round 2 (Middleweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Jake Matthews def. Darrius Flowers, Sub, Round 2 (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Uros Medic def. Matt Semelsberger, KO, Round 3 (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Miranda Maverick def. Priscila Cachoeira, Sub, Round 3 (Women’s Flyweight - 3 Rounds)

Who broadcasted UFC 291?

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 (BST).

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