Complete recap of the action from UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson.
Melbourne, VIC — Denis Shkuratov and Kacper Rosolowski chat with MMA Junkie’s John Morgan about the highlights from UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson, Robert Whittaker’s first-round KO win over Derek Brunson and what’s next for the young Aussie, Derek Brunson’s gameplan and approach during the fight, Dan Kelly’s familiar odds-defying win over Chris Camozi, Jake Matthews’ upset loss to Andrew Holbrook, Tyson Pedro and Alex Volkanovski both making a splash in their successful UFC debuts, Kyle Noke’s tear-jerking retirement after his loss to Omari Akhmedov, as well as UFC 206: Holloway vs. Pettis and the decision to strip Conor McGregor of his featherweight belt and promote Jose Aldo to official featherweight champion.
You can view the complete results from UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson below:
MAIN CARD (Fox Sports, 2 p.m. AEST)
Robert Whittaker def. Derek Brunson via TKO (Round 1, [4:07])
Andrew Holbrook def Jake Matthews via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Omari Akhmedov def. Kyle Noke via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Alex Volkanovski def. Yusuke Kasuya via TKO (Round 2, [2:06])
Tyson Pedro def. Khalil Rountree via submission (rear-naked choke) (Round 1, [4:07])
Danielle Taylor def. Seo Hee Ham via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Fox Sports, 12 p.m. AEST)
Dan Kelly def. Chris Camozzi via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27)
Demian Brown def. Jon Tuck via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jonathan Meunier def. Richard Walsh via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Ben Nguyen def. Geane Herrera via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 11 a.m. AEST)
Jason Knight def. Dan Hooker via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Marlon Vera def. Ning Guangyou via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jenel Lausa def. Yao Zhikui via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
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