Bloody Elbow fight expert Zane Simon and his partner Eddie Mercado recorded for you on Saturday, March 18, 2023 with a breakdown of UFC 286: “Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman 3” massive, action-packed 15-fight PPV (pay-per-view) card, from the O2 Arena in London, England.
The guys have hot odds, possible next matches, and reactions to the overall event – plus all the results, reactions and a wealth of details for the main card, and plenty of information on all the qualifiers. Be sure to press play on the show to hear what our battle experts have to say!
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See what happened…
This 15-fight card saw four exciting first-round finishes, three thrilling KO/TKO’s, three sweet subs and eight tight decisions, two majority & three split, plus one majority draw fight. BONUS prizes after the match included:
POTN: Jake Hadley & Gunnar Nelson
FOTN: Justin Gaethje vs. Raphael Fizieff
UFC 286: Edwards vs. Usman 3”, updated files and full results from the event —
Official ‘UFC 286’ Scorecards.
ESPN+ PPV CARD | Sat. RAVAGE. 18
15. UFC Welterweight Championship: Leon Edwards (21-3) DEF. Kamaru Usman (20-3) — via majority decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
14. Co-Main Event – 155lbs: Justin Gaethje (24-4) DEF. Raphael Fizieff (12-2) — via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
13. Gunnar Nelson (19-5-1) DEF. Bryan Barberena (18-10) – via submission (armbar) at 4:51 of round 1
12. Jennifer Maya (21-9-1) def. Casey O’Neill (9-1) – via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
11. Marvin Vettori (19-5-1) DEF. Roman Dolidze (12-2) – via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Zane picks from The MMA Vivisection Shows on Thursday March 16:
Usman, Fiziev, Nelson, Maia, Vettori, Shore, Morales, Ashmoz, Mokaev, Murphy, Duncan, Hadley, Wood, Klein and Miller
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10. Jack Shore (17-1) def. Makwan Amirkhani (17-9) – via submission (back-naked choke) at 4:27 of Round 2
9. Chris Duncan (10-1) def. Omar Morales (11-4) — via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
8. Yanal Asmoz (7-0) def. Sam Patterson (10-2-1) — via KO (strikes) at 1:15 of round 1
7. Mohamed Mokaev (9-0) def. Jafel Filho (14-3) – via submission at 4:32 of Round 3
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6. Lerone Murphy (12-0-1) def. Gabriel Santos (10-1) — via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
5. Christian Leroy Duncan (8-0) def. Duško Todorvic (12-4) — via TKO (injury) at 1:52 of round 1
4. Jake Hadley (10-1) def. Malcolm Gordon (14-7) — via TKO (strikes) at 1:01 of round 1
3. Joan Wood (16-8) def. Luana Carolina (8-4) — via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
2. Jai Herbert (12-4-1) & L’udovit Klein (19-4-1) — struggle to a Majority tie (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
1. Veronica Macedo (7-4) def. Julianna Miller (3-2) — via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
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