Israel Adesanya defeated Jared Cannonier in the main event of UFC 276 by UD, with the judges’ scorecards being 49-46, 49-46, and 50-45. This is Adesanya’s fifth successful title defense and with this win, he has set up a match with Alex Pereira.
In the co-main event, Alexader Volkanovski dominated Max Holloway and once again proved that he has no match in the featherweight division. Therefore, in the post-fight speech, he expresed his wishes to move up a division and try to win the second belt.
Alex Pereira defeated Sean Strickland by vicious KO in the very first round, and he is now expected to fight for the title.
UFC 276 results:
Israel Adesanya def. Jared Cannonier – UD
Alexander Volkanovski def. Max Holloway – UD
Alex Pereira def. Sean Strickland – KO
Pedro Munhoz vs. Sean O’Malley declared a No-Contest
Jalin Turner def. Brad Riddell – Submission
Jim Miller def. Donald Cerrone – Submission
Ian Garry def. Gabe Green – UD
Dricus Du Plessis def. Brad Tavares – UD
Andre Muniz def. Uriah Hall – UD
Maycee Barber def. Jessica Eye – UD
Julija Stoliarenko def. Jessica-Rose Clark – Submission