UFC 221 highlights
UFC 221 marked the debut of Ultimate Fighting Championship in Western Australia on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The event held at Perth Arena featured a twelve-fight international bill.
In the headline-bout Cuban Yoel Romero scored the third-round knockout win against the former middleweight champion American Luke Rockhold. In the co-headlined bout American heavyweight Curtis Blaydes took a unanimous decision against “The Super Samoan” Mark Hunt.
Among other bouts presented on the main card Australian heavyweight Tai Tuivasa knocked out French Cyril Asker in the first round, and welterweight Jake Matthews earned a unanimous decision against Chinese Li Jingliang. In addition light heavyweight Tyson Pedro defeated Russian Saparbek Safarov via submission in the first round (Kimura).
The highlight video hit stream on Tuesday. The clip comprises the most exciting moments of UFC 221 featuring a slow motion punch fiesta.
The photo report of the main event bouts can be found here. The complete results can be found below.
UFC 221 results
Yoel Romero def. Luke Rockhold via third-round KO (R3, 1.48)
Curtis Blaydes def. Mark Hunt via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
Tai Tuivasa def. Cyril Asker via first-round TKO (R1, 2.18)
Jake Matthews def. Li Jingliang via unanimous decision (29-28, 39-26, 30-26)
Tyson Pedro def. Saparbek Safarov via first-round submission (R1, 3.54, Kimura)
Dong Hyun Kim def. Damien Brown via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Israel Adesanya def. Rob Wilkinson via second-round TKO (R2, 3.37)
Alexander Volkanovski def. Jeremy Kennedy via second-round TKO (R2, 4.55)
Jussier Formiga def. Ben Nguyen via third-round submission (R3, 1.43, RNC)
Ross Pearson def. Mizuto Hirota via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Jose Quinonez def. Teruto Ishihara via unanimous decision 30-27, 29-(26, 29-28)
Luke Jumeau def. Daichi Abe via unanimous decision (29-27, 28-27, 29-28)