Kamaru Usman returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 245 to face Colby Covington. The event took place on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Usman vs. Covington featured 13 bouts, some were more surprising to watch than others.
UFC 245 was headlined by a scrap between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington, with Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Omari Akhmedov went to war against Ian Heinisch. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 245. View the full results for ‘Usman vs. Covington’-led fight card below.
UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington
|December 14, 2019|
|Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington|
|Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway|
UFC 245 was live 970 days days ago and was the 504th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 245
Below is the 13-fight order and UFC 245 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Kamaru Usman defeated Colby Covington via TKO (Punches) (Round 5 / 4:10)
- Alexander Volkanovski defeated Max Holloway by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Amanda Nunes defeated Germaine de Randamie via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Marlon Moraes defeated Jose Aldo by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Petr Yan defeated Urijah Faber by KO (Head Kick) (Round 3 / 0:43)
- Geoff Neal defeated Mike Perry by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 1:30)
- Irene Aldana defeated Ketlen Vieira by KO (Punch) (Round 1 / 4:51)
- Omari Akhmedov defeated Ian Heinisch by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Matt Brown defeated Ben Saunders by KO (Elbows) (Round 2 / 4:55)
- Chase Hooper defeated Daniel Teymur by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 4:34)
- Brandon Moreno defeated Kai Kara-France by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Jessica Eye defeated Viviane Araujo by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Punahele Soriano defeated Oskar Piechota by KO (Punches) (Round 1 / 3:17)
UFC 245 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event. Be sure to check out UFC 245 payouts and bonuses.
Punahele Soriano vs. Oskar Piechota
The UFC 245 started with Punahele Soriano taking on Oskar Piechota. Punahele Soriano defeated Oskar Piechota in Round 1 at 3:17 by KO (Punches).
Jessica Eye vs. Viviane Araujo
The second fight at UFC 245 was Viviane Araujo vs. Jessica Eye. Jessica Eye won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France
The following bout was between Kai Kara-France and Brandon Moreno. Brandon Moreno beat Kai Kara-France by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Chase Hooper vs. Daniel Teymur
In the fourth bout, Chase Hooper defeated Daniel Teymur by TKO (Punches) at 4:34 of Round 1.
Matt Brown vs. Ben Saunders
The fifth bout ended at 4:55 of Round 2 with Matt Brown defeating Ben Saunders by KO (Elbows).
Omari Akhmedov vs. Ian Heinisch
In sixth fight of the night, Ian Heinisch lost to Omari Akhmedov at 5:00 of Round 3.
Irene Aldana vs. Ketlen Vieira
Irene Aldana got the better of Ketlen Vieira and won by KO (Punch) in Round 1 at 4:51.
Geoff Neal vs. Mike Perry
The eight bout was between Mike Perry and Geoff Neal. Geoff Neal beat Mike Perry by TKO (Punches) at 1:30 of Round 1.
Petr Yan vs. Urijah Faber
The ninth fight at UFC 245 was Urijah Faber vs. Petr Yan. Petr Yan won in Round 3 at 0:43 by KO (Head Kick).
Marlon Moraes vs. Jose Aldo
In the tenth bout, Marlon Moraes battled Jose Aldo and took the win by Decision (Split) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de Randamie
Right before the co-main event, Amanda Nunes prevailed over Germaine de Randamie. Amanda Nunes won by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 5.
Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway
In the co-main event Alexander Volkanovski defeated Max Holloway via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 5; Jason Herzog was the third man in the cage.
Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington
In the main event, referee Marc Goddard called an end to the bout at 4:10 of Round 5. Kamaru Usman defeated Colby Covington by TKO (Punches).
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