UFC Minneapolis Results

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Photo Credit: MMA Junkie

Francis Ngannou dropped JDS then swarmed with punches on the ground to get the first round stoppage in the UFC Minneapolis main event. After his win, Ngannou made it clear that he wants a shot at the heavyweight championship in his next fight.

In the co-main event, Joseph Benavidez defeated Jussier Formiga for the second time, winning by TKO in round two. After his victory, Benavidez declared that he wants a rematch with Henry Cejudo for the flyweight title.

Full results below:

Main Card

Francis Ngannou def. Junior dos Santos via TKO (Punches) at 1:11 of Round 1.

Joseph Benavidez def. Jussier Formiga via TKO (Strikes) at 4:47 of Round 2.

Demian Maia def. Anthony Rocco Martin via Majority Decision (29-28 x3).

Vinc Pichel def. Roosevelt Roberts via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x3).

Drew Dober def. Marco Polo Reyes via KO (Punches) at 1:07 of Round 1.

Alonzo Menifield def. Paul Craig via KO (Punches) at 3:19 of Round 1.


Ricardo Ramos def. Journey Newson via Unanimous Decision (30-27 x3).

Eryk Anders def. Vinicius Moreira via KO (Punches) at 1:18 of Round 1.

Jared Gordon def. Dan Moret via Unanimous Decision (30-27 x2, 29-28).

Dalcha Lungiambula def. Dequan Townsend via TKO (Strikes) at 0:42 of Round 3.

Amanda Ribas def. Emily Whitmire via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 2:10 of Round 2.

Maurice Greene def. Junior Albini via TKO (Punches) at 3:38 of Round 1.

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