Israel Adesanya returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 248 to battle Yoel Romero. The event took place on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Adesanya vs. Romero featured 11 bouts, some were more exciting to watch than others.
UFC 248 was headlined by a clash between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero, with Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Sean O’Malley went to war against Jose Alberto Quinonez. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 248. View the full results for ‘Adesanya vs. Romero’-led fight card below.
UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero
|March 7, 2020|
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero|
|Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk|
UFC 248 was live 124 days days ago and was the 512th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 248
Below is the 11-fight order and UFC 248 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Israel Adesanya defeated Yoel Romero via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Weili Zhang defeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk by Decision (Split) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Beneil Dariush defeated Drakkar Klose by KO (Punch) (Round 2 / 1:00)
- Neil Magny defeated Jingliang Li by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Alex Oliveira defeated Max Griffin by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Sean O’Malley defeated Jose Alberto Quinonez by TKO (Head Kick and Punches) (Round 1 / 2:02)
- Mark O. Madsen defeated Austin Hubbard by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Rodolfo Vieira defeated Saparbek Safarov by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) (Round 1 / 2:58)
- Gerald Meerschaert defeated Deron Winn by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 3 / 2:13)
- Giga Chikadze defeated Jamall Emmers by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Danaa Batgerel defeated Guido Cannetti by KO (Punches) (Round 1 / 3:01)
UFC 248 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 248 payouts and bonuses.
Danaa Batgerel vs. Guido Cannetti
The UFC 248 began with Danaa Batgerel taking on Guido Cannetti. Danaa Batgerel defeated Guido Cannetti in Round 1 at 3:01 by KO (Punches).
Giga Chikadze vs. Jamall Emmers
The second fight at UFC 248 was Jamall Emmers vs. Giga Chikadze. Giga Chikadze won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Split).
Gerald Meerschaert vs. Deron Winn
The following fight was between Deron Winn and Gerald Meerschaert. Gerald Meerschaert beat Deron Winn by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) in Round 3 at 2:13.
Rodolfo Vieira vs. Saparbek Safarov
In the fourth bout, Rodolfo Vieira defeated Saparbek Safarov by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) at 2:58 of Round 1.
Mark O. Madsen vs. Austin Hubbard
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with Mark O. Madsen defeating Austin Hubbard by Decision (Unanimous).
Sean O’Malley vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez
In sixth fight of the night, Jose Alberto Quinonez lost to Sean O’Malley at 2:02 of Round 1.
Alex Oliveira vs. Max Griffin
Alex Oliveira got the better of Max Griffin and won by Decision (Split) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Neil Magny vs. Jingliang Li
The eight bout was between Jingliang Li and Neil Magny. Neil Magny beat Jingliang Li by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Beneil Dariush vs. Drakkar Klose
The ninth fight at UFC 248 was Drakkar Klose vs. Beneil Dariush. Beneil Dariush won in Round 2 at 1:00 by KO (Punch).
Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
In the co-main event Weili Zhang defeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk via Decision (Split) at 5:00 of Round 5; Keith Peterson was the third man in the cage.
Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero
In the main event, referee Dan Miragliotta called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 5. Israel Adesanya defeated Yoel Romero by Decision (Unanimous).
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