Johnny Walker vs Paul Craig
UFC Light heavyweight contender Johnny Walker started off the night with a TKO win over Paul Craig in the first round. Johnny Walker finished the fight by striking Paul Craig for more than 15 significant strikes. Two minutes into round one, Paul Craig catches Johnny’s leg, and during the exchange, Johnny Walker lands a deadly right hand, dropping Paul Craig. After some ground-and-pound strikes, the referee saw enough and stopped the fight.
Johnny Walker finishes Paul Craig in the first roundpic.twitter.com/6L5Z8aOOyJ
— MMA mania (@mmamania) January 22, 2023
Jessica Andrade vs Lauren Murphy
Former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade finished the second fight of the night in a one-sided decision over Lauren Murphy. Jessica showcased her whole arsenal by completely dominating Lauren in a three-round fight. Jessica stuffed all 15 takedown attempts from Lauren and had over two hundred significant strikes land.
Gilbert Burns vs Neil Magny
Former title contender Gilbert Burns showcased his world-class jiu-jitsu skills with a round-one submission victory over Neil Magny. Gilbert started off the round with a lot of composure, waiting for the right time to go for a takedown. When that opportunity came, Gilbert worked Magney on the ground and eventually locked in an arm triangle to submit the 12th-ranked welterweight.
"My people. My city. My Country. It means so much to be back in Brazil."
Gilbert Burns (@GilbertDurinho) is all smiles as he celebrates his big #UFC283 victory at home.
— UFC News (@UFCNews) January 22, 2023
Brandon Moreno vs Deiveson Figueiredo
In the fourth and final meeting, Brandon Moreno defeated Champion Deiveson Figueiredo by doctor’s stoppage at the end of round three. Brandon controlled most of the first three rounds by landing more than 80 significant strikes with three takedowns. During the third round, Brandon lands a right hook that slices the cheek and closes the eye of the champion. Before the start of the fourth round, the doctors decided to stop the fight, making Brandon Moreno the undisputed champion.
Jamahal Hill vs Glover Teixeira
Jamahal Hill defeats former champion Glover Teixeira in a convincing five-round decision to become the new champion. Hill’s high-head kicks were effective, landing hard strikes that opened up cuts in Glover’s face. Jamahal landed 229 significant strikes compared to Glover’s 78. This was an all-time performance to crown the new undisputed UFC light heavyweight champion.
After 5 incredible rounds, Jamahal Hill is now the king of the light heavyweight division 🏆 #UFC283 pic.twitter.com/3OAA93KNqV
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) January 22, 2023
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