UFC Fight Night 81 Results for Dillashaw vs. Cruz

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Dominick Cruz returned to the UFC Octagon sunday night for UFC Fight Night 81 to battle T.J. Dillashaw. The event took place on Sunday, January 17, 2016, at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Dillashaw vs. Cruz featured 13 bouts, some were more interesting to watch than others.

UFC Fight Night 81 was headlined by a clash between Dominick Cruz and T.J. Dillashaw, with Eddie Alvarez vs. Anthony Pettis serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Luke Sanders went to battle against Maximo Blanco. Let’s find out who won at the UFC Fight Night 81. View the full results for ‘Dillashaw vs. Cruz’-led fight card below.

Event
UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs. Cruz
Date
January 17, 2016
Venue
TD Garden
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Main Event
Dominick Cruz vs. T.J. Dillashaw
Co-Main Event
Eddie Alvarez vs. Anthony Pettis
Event Type
Fight Night

UFC Fight Night 81 was live 2,580 days days ago and was the 348th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.

Who won at UFC Fight Night 81

Below is the 13-fight order and UFC Fight Night 81 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Sunday‘s event:

  • Dominick Cruz defeated T.J. Dillashaw via Decision (Split) (Round 5 / 5:00)

  • Eddie Alvarez defeated Anthony Pettis by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)

  • Travis Browne defeated Matt Mitrione via TKO (Punches) (Round 3 / 4:09)

  • Francisco Trinaldo defeated Ross Pearson by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)

  • Patrick Cote defeated Ben Saunders by TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 1:14)

  • Ed Herman defeated Tim Boetsch by KO (Knee) (Round 2 / 1:39)

  • Chris Wade defeated Mehdi Baghdad by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 1 / 4:30)

  • Luke Sanders defeated Maximo Blanco by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 1 / 3:38)

  • Paul Felder defeated Daron Cruickshank by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 3 / 3:56)

  • Ilir Latifi defeated Sean O’Connell by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:30)

  • Charles Rosa defeated Kyle Bochniak by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)

  • Rob Font defeated Joey Gomez by TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 4:13)

  • Francimar Barroso defeated Elvis Mutapcic by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)

UFC Fight Night 81 Results

The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.

Francimar Barroso vs. Elvis Mutapcic

The UFC Fight Night 81 kicked off with Francimar Barroso taking on Elvis Mutapcic. Francimar Barroso defeated Elvis Mutapcic in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).

Rob Font vs. Joey Gomez

The second fight at UFC Fight Night 81 was Joey Gomez vs. Rob Font. Rob Font won in Round 2 at 4:13 by TKO (Punches).

Charles Rosa vs. Kyle Bochniak

The following bout was between Kyle Bochniak and Charles Rosa. Charles Rosa beat Kyle Bochniak by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.

Ilir Latifi vs. Sean O’Connell

In the fourth bout, Ilir Latifi defeated Sean O’Connell by TKO (Punches) at 0:30 of Round 1.

Paul Felder vs. Daron Cruickshank

The fifth bout ended at 3:56 of Round 3 with Paul Felder defeating Daron Cruickshank by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).

Luke Sanders vs. Maximo Blanco

In sixth fight of the night, Maximo Blanco lost to Luke Sanders at 3:38 of Round 1.

Chris Wade vs. Mehdi Baghdad

Chris Wade got the better of Mehdi Baghdad and won by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) in Round 1 at 4:30.

Ed Herman vs. Tim Boetsch

The eight bout was between Tim Boetsch and Ed Herman. Ed Herman beat Tim Boetsch by KO (Knee) at 1:39 of Round 2.

Patrick Cote vs. Ben Saunders

The ninth fight at UFC Fight Night 81 was Ben Saunders vs. Patrick Cote. Patrick Cote won in Round 2 at 1:14 by TKO (Punches).

Francisco Trinaldo vs. Ross Pearson

In the tenth bout, Francisco Trinaldo battled Ross Pearson and took the win by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.

Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione

Right before the co-main event, Travis Browne prevailed over Matt Mitrione. Travis Browne won by TKO (Punches) at 4:09 of Round 3.

Eddie Alvarez vs. Anthony Pettis

In the co-main event Eddie Alvarez defeated Anthony Pettis via Decision (Split) at 5:00 of Round 3; Kevin MacDonald was the third man in the cage.

Dominick Cruz vs. T.J. Dillashaw

In the main event, referee Herb Dean called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 5. Dominick Cruz defeated T.J. Dillashaw by Decision (Split).

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