UFC 243 results - Whittaker vs. Adesanya for middleweight title

UFC 243 results – Whittaker vs. Adesanya for middleweight title

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the ‘Land Down Under’ with UFC 243. The pay-per-view event which will take place locally on Sunday will be broadcast live from the Marvel Stadium, Docklands, Australia. You can watch the fight card Saturday night in the U.S. with preliminary action beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Order the event here.

In the main event, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker put his title on the line against interim champion Israel Adesanya. “The Last Stylebender” would upset the champion in front of his hometown crowd as he finished Whittaker with a second round knockout to become the undisputed 185-pound champion of the world.

UFC 243 results below:

Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. ET)
Israel Adesanya defeated Robert Whittaker via KO – Round 2, 3:33 for middleweight championship
Dan Hooker defeated Al Iaquinta via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
vs. Sergey Spivak defeated Tai Tuivasa via submission (arm triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:14
Dhiego Lima defeated Luke Jumeau via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Yorgan De Castro defeated Justin Tafa via KO – Round 1, 2:10

Preliminary Bouts (ESPN2 at 8 p.m. ET)
Jake Matthews defeated Rostem Akman via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Callan Potter defeated Maki Pitolo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Brad Riddell defeated Jamie Mullarkey via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Megan Anderson defeated Zarah Fairn dos Santos via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:57

Undercard (UFC Fight Pass at 7 p.m. ET)
Ji Yeon Kim defeated Nadia Kassem via TKO – Round 2, 4:59
Khalid Taha defeated Bruno Silva via submission (arm triangle) – Round 3, 3:00