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Volkanovski Reigns: Defends Featherweight Title at UFC 290

Volkanovski Reigns: Defends Featherweight Title at UFC 290

Volkanovski Reigns: Defends Featherweight Title at UFC 290

Volkanovski Reigns: Defends Featherweight Title at UFC 290

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  • Alexander Volkanovski defeats Yair Rodriguez with a third-round TKO at UFC 290
  • Dricus Du Plessis stops Robert Whittaker with a second-round TKO
  • Robbie Lawler knocks out Niko Price in the first round
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In an exhilarating showdown at UFC 290, Alexander Volkanovski, hailing from Australia, showcased his exceptional grappling skills and relentless striking to secure a decisive victory.

The three-round bout saw Volkanovski’s consistent blows dominate his opponent, Yair Rodriguez, ultimately resulting in a technical knockout.

Despite Rodriguez’s spirited effort in the third round, the Australian champion swiftly countered with a powerful right hook and a barrage of follow-up blows, sending the Mexican fighter crashing to the canvas.

With this remarkable win, Volkanovski maintains his undefeated record in the featherweight division, cementing his status as a formidable force in the sport.

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 “I’ve got to be honest: Throughout camp, there was a bit of fear there – over his striking and how dangerous he is. That’s the truth,” Volkanovski said.
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Following a triumphant defense of his featherweight championship, Volkanovski expressed his ambition to pursue the lightweight title once more.

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In the highly anticipated co-main event, Alexandre Pantoja emerged as the newly crowned UFC flyweight champion after securing a hard-fought victory over Brandon Moreno via a split decision.

The thrilling contest kept the spectators on the edge of their seats, as the outcome remained uncertain until the final moments of the match.

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Complete list of results

Main Card

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In a thrilling showdown, Alexander Volkanovski emerged victorious over Yair Rodriguez with a third-round TKO.

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Alexandre Pantoja def. Brandon Moreno via SD

Dricus Du Plessis def. Robert Whittaker via TKO in round two

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Preliminary Card

Robbie Lawler def. Niko Price via first-round KO

Tatsuro Taira def. Edgar Chairez via unanimous decision

Denise Gomes def. Yazmin Jauregui via first-round TKO

Alonzo Menifield def. Jimmy Crute via sub (guillotine)

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Vitor Petrino def. Marcin Prachnio via sub (arm triangle)

Cameron Saaiman def. Terrence Mitchell via first-round TKO

Jesus Aguilar def. Shannon Ross via first-round knockout

Esteban Ribovics def. Kamuela Kirk via unanimous decision

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