‘The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale: Joanna vs. Claudia’ Live Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
July 8th, 2016


“The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale: Joanna vs. Claudia” takes place Friday inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Pass kicks things off by streaming the night’s first two fights starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT

Fox Sports 1 will handle everything from there. The remaining prelims air at 8PM ET/5PM PT. The main card begins immediately after at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

Women’s bantamweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends her crown against Claudia Gadelha in the show’s featured attraction. Jedrzejczyk already holds a split decision victory over her archenemy from 2014.

Andrew Sanchez battles Khalil Rountree in the TUF 23 light heavyweight finals, while Amanda Bobby Cooper faces Tatiana Suarez in the TUF 23 women’s strawweight finale.

Here are the official results from tonight’s fights:

Preliminary Card:

(UFC Fight Pass 7PM ET/4PM PT)

Li Jingliang Defeats Anton Zafir via KO (punches) at 2:46 in the 1stRound

Kevin Lee def. Jake Matthews via TKO (punches) at 4:06 in the 1stRound

(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Cezar Ferreira Defeats Anthony Smith via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Josh Stansbury Defeats Cory Hendricks via majority decision (29-27, 29-27, 28-28)

Matheus Nicolau Defeats John Moraga via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Gray Maynard Defeats Fernando Bruno via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Main Card:

(Fox Sports 1 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Joaquim Silva Defeats Andrew Holbrook via TKO at :34 in the 1stRound

Doo Ho Choi Defeats Thiago Tavares via TKO (punches) at 2:42 in the 1stRound

Will Brooks Defeats Ross Pearson via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Tatiana Suarez Defeats Amanda Bobby Cooper via submission (D’Arce choke) at 3:43 in the 1stRound – TUF 23 women’s strawweight final

Andrew Sanchez Defeats Khalil Rountree via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26) – TUF 23 light heavyweight final

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Defeats Claudia Gadelha via unanimous decision (48-46, 48-45, 48-46) (UFC strawweight champion)

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