Alexander Volkanovski returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 290 to battle Yair Rodriguez. The event took place on Saturday, July 8, 2023, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Volkanovski vs. Rodriguez featured 14 bouts, some were more interesting to watch than others.
UFC 290 was headlined by a battle between Alexander Volkanovski and Yair Rodriguez, with Alexandre Pantoja vs. Brandon Moreno serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Denise Gomes went to battle against Yazmin Jauregui. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 290. View the full results for ‘Volkanovski vs. Rodriguez’-led fight card below.
|UFC 290: Volkanovski vs. Rodriguez|
|July 8, 2023|
|Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Alexander Volkanovski vs. Yair Rodriguez|
|Alexandre Pantoja vs. Brandon Moreno|
UFC 290 was live 77 days ago and was the 653rd event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 290
Below is the 14-fight order and UFC 290 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Alexander Volkanovski defeated Yair Rodriguez via TKO (Punches) (Round 3 / 4:19)
- Alexandre Pantoja defeated Brandon Moreno by Decision (Split) (Round 2 / 5:00)
- Dricus Du Plessis defeated Robert Whittaker via TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 2:23)
- Dan Hooker defeated Jalin Turner by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Bo Nickal defeated Valentine Woodburn by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:38)
- Robbie Lawler defeated Niko Price by KO (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:38)
- Tatsuro Taira defeated Edgar Chairez by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Denise Gomes defeated Yazmin Jauregui by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:20)
- Alonzo Menifield defeated Jimmy Crute by Submission (Guillotine Choke) (Round 2 / 1:55)
- Vitor Petrino defeated Marcin Prachnio by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) (Round 3 / 3:42)
- Cameron Saaiman defeated Terrence Mitchell by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 3:10)
- Jesus Santos Aguilar defeated Shannon Ross by KO (Punch) (Round 1 / 0:17)
- Esteban Ribovics defeated Kamuela Kirk by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
UFC 290 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 290 payouts and bonuses.
Esteban Ribovics vs. Kamuela Kirk
The UFC 290 began with Esteban Ribovics taking on Kamuela Kirk. Esteban Ribovics defeated Kamuela Kirk in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Jesus Santos Aguilar vs. Shannon Ross
The second fight at UFC 290 was Shannon Ross vs. Jesus Santos Aguilar. Jesus Santos Aguilar won in Round 1 at 0:17 by KO (Punch).
Cameron Saaiman vs. Terrence Mitchell
The following fight was between Terrence Mitchell and Cameron Saaiman. Cameron Saaiman beat Terrence Mitchell by TKO (Punches) in Round 1 at 3:10.
Vitor Petrino vs. Marcin Prachnio
In the fourth bout, Vitor Petrino defeated Marcin Prachnio by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) at 3:42 of Round 3.
Alonzo Menifield vs. Jimmy Crute
The fifth bout ended at 1:55 of Round 2 with Alonzo Menifield defeating Jimmy Crute by Submission (Guillotine Choke).
Denise Gomes vs. Yazmin Jauregui
In the sixth fight of the night, Yazmin Jauregui lost to Denise Gomes at 0:20 of Round 1.
Tatsuro Taira vs. Edgar Chairez
Tatsuro Taira got the better of Edgar Chairez and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Robbie Lawler vs. Niko Price
The eighth bout was between Niko Price and Robbie Lawler. Robbie Lawler beat Niko Price by KO (Punches) at 0:38 of Round 1.
Bo Nickal vs. Valentine Woodburn
The ninth fight at UFC 290 was Valentine Woodburn vs. Bo Nickal. Bo Nickal won in Round 1 at 0:38 by TKO (Punches).
Dan Hooker vs. Jalin Turner
In the tenth bout, Dan Hooker battled Jalin Turner and took the win by Decision (Split) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Dricus Du Plessis vs. Robert Whittaker
Right before the co-main event, Dricus Du Plessis prevailed over Robert Whittaker. Dricus Du Plessis won by TKO (Punches) at 2:23 of Round 2.
Alexandre Pantoja vs. Brandon Moreno
In the co-main event, Alexandre Pantoja defeated Brandon Moreno via Decision (Split) at 5:00 of Round 2; Jason Herzog was the third man in the cage.
Alexander Volkanovski vs. Yair Rodriguez
In the main event, referee Herb Dean called an end to the bout at 4:19 of Round 3. Alexander Volkanovski defeated Yair Rodriguez by TKO (Punches).
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