UFC Moncton Results

 Photo Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski/USA TODAY

Photo Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski/USA TODAY

Anthony “Lionheart” Smith submitted Volkan Oezdemir with a rear-naked choke in the third round of the UFC Moncton main event. After his win, Smith took to the microphone to announce his intentions to challenge for the UFC light heavyweight championship, stating: “My name’s Anthony Smith and I want a title shot!”

In the co-main event Michael “The Menace” Johnson defeated Artem “The Russian Hammer” Lobov via unanimous decision. Johnson made it known that he intends to continue to compete in the featherweight division but would make a move back to lightweight if the right matchup is presented to him.

Full results below:

Main Card

Anthony Smith def. Volkan Oezdemir via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:26 of Round 3.

Michael Johnson def. Artem Lobov via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x2, 30-27).

Misha Cirkunov def. Patrick Cummins via Submission (Arm Triangle) at 2:40 of Round 1.

Andre Soukhamthath def. Jonathan Martinez via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 29-28 x2).

Gian Villante def. Ed Herman via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).

Court McGee def. Alex Garcia via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x2, 30-28).

Undercard

Sean Strickland def. Nordine Taleb via TKO (Punches) at 3:10 of Round 2.

Nasrat Haqparast def. Thibault Gouti via Unanimous Decision (29-27, 29-28, 30-26).

Calvin Kattar def. Chris Fishgold via TKO (Punches) at 4:11 of Round 1.

Talita Bernardo def. Sarah Moras via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28 x2).

Don Madge def. Te Edwards via KO (Head Kick) at 0:14 of Round 2.

Arjan Bhullar def. Marcelo Golm via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27).

Stevie Ray def. Jessie Ayari via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).

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