UFC Phoenix Results

Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/GETTY

Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/GETTY

Francis Ngannou made short work of Cain Velasquez in the UFC Phoenix main event. Ngannou dropped Velasquez early and followed with ground-and-pound to get the first round stoppage. Velasquez’s knee buckled during the ending sequence.

In the co-main event, Paul Felder won a hard fought unanimous decision over James Vick. After his victory, Felder stated that he wants the winner of Edson Barboza vs. Justin Gaethje next.

Full results below:

Main Card

Francis Ngannou def. Cain Velasquez via KO (Strikes) at 0:26 of Round 1.

Paul Felder def. James Vick via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27 x2).

Cynthia Calvillo def. Cortney Casey via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x2, 30-27).

Kron Gracie def. Alex Caceres via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 2:06 of Round 1.

Vicente Luque def. Bryan Barberena via TKO (Strikes) at 4:54 of Round 3.

Andre Fili def. Myles Jury via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x3).


Aljamain Sterling def. Jimmie Rivera via Unanimous Decision (30-27 x3).

Manny Bermudez def. Benito Lopez via Submission (D’arce choke) at 3:09 of Round 1.

Andrea Lee def. Ashlee Evans-Smith via Unanimous Decision (30-27 x3).

Nik Lentz def. Scott Holtzman via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x3).

Luke Sanders def. Renan Barao via TKO (Strikes) at 1:01 of Round 2.

Emily Whitmire def. Aleksandra Albu via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 1:01 of Round 1.

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