Jon Jones returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 239 to face Thiago Santos. The event took place on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Jones vs. Santos featured 12 bouts, some were more fun to watch than others.
UFC 239 was headlined by a battle between Jon Jones and Thiago Santos, with Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Marlon Vera went to war against Nohelin Hernandez. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 239. View the full results for ‘Jones vs. Santos’-led fight card below.
UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos
|July 6, 2019|
|Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos|
|Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm|
UFC 239 was live 566 days days ago and was the 491st event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 239
Below is the 12-fight order and UFC 239 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Jon Jones defeated Thiago Santos via Decision (Split) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Amanda Nunes defeated Holly Holm by TKO (Head Kick and Punches) (Round 1 / 4:10)
- Jorge Masvidal defeated Ben Askren by KO (Flying Knee) (Round 1 / 0:05)
- Jan Blachowicz defeated Luke Rockhold by KO (Punches) (Round 2 / 1:39)
- Michael Chiesa defeated Diego Sanchez by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Arnold Allen defeated Gilbert Melendez by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Marlon Vera defeated Nohelin Hernandez by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 2 / 3:25)
- Claudia Gadelha defeated Randa Markos by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Yadong Song defeated Alejandro Perez by KO (Punch) (Round 1 / 2:04)
- Edmen Shahbazyan defeated Jack Marshman by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 1 / 1:12)
- Chance Rencountre defeated Ismail Naurdiev by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Julia Avila defeated Pannie Kianzad by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
UFC 239 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Julia Avila vs. Pannie Kianzad
The UFC 239 started with Julia Avila taking on Pannie Kianzad. Julia Avila defeated Pannie Kianzad in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Chance Rencountre vs. Ismail Naurdiev
The second fight at UFC 239 was Ismail Naurdiev vs. Chance Rencountre. Chance Rencountre won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Jack Marshman
The following fight was between Jack Marshman and Edmen Shahbazyan. Edmen Shahbazyan beat Jack Marshman by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) in Round 1 at 1:12.
Yadong Song vs. Alejandro Perez
In the fourth bout, Yadong Song defeated Alejandro Perez by KO (Punch) at 2:04 of Round 1.
Claudia Gadelha vs. Randa Markos
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with Claudia Gadelha defeating Randa Markos by Decision (Unanimous).
Marlon Vera vs. Nohelin Hernandez
In sixth fight of the night, Nohelin Hernandez lost to Marlon Vera at 3:25 of Round 2.
Arnold Allen vs. Gilbert Melendez
Arnold Allen got the better of Gilbert Melendez and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Michael Chiesa vs. Diego Sanchez
The eight bout was between Diego Sanchez and Michael Chiesa. Michael Chiesa beat Diego Sanchez by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Jan Blachowicz vs. Luke Rockhold
The ninth fight at UFC 239 was Luke Rockhold vs. Jan Blachowicz. Jan Blachowicz won in Round 2 at 1:39 by KO (Punches).
Jorge Masvidal vs. Ben Askren
In the tenth bout, Jorge Masvidal battled Ben Askren and took the win by KO (Flying Knee) in Round 1 at 0:05.
Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm
In the co-main event Amanda Nunes defeated Holly Holm via TKO (Head Kick and Punches) at 4:10 of Round 1; Marc Goddard was the third man in the cage.
Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos
In the main event, referee Herb Dean called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 5. Jon Jones defeated Thiago Santos by Decision (Split).