Max Holloway returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC on ESPN 44 to battle Arnold Allen. The event took place on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Holloway vs. Allen featured 14 bouts, some were more surprising to watch than others.
UFC on ESPN 44 was headlined by a fight between Max Holloway and Arnold Allen, with Edson Barboza vs. Billy Quarantillo serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Brandon Royval went to battle against Matheus Nicolau. Let’s find out who won at the UFC on ESPN 44. View the full results for ‘Holloway vs. Allen’-led fight card below.
|UFC on ESPN 44: Holloway vs. Allen|
|April 15, 2023|
|Kansas City, Missouri|
|Max Holloway vs. Arnold Allen|
|Edson Barboza vs. Billy Quarantillo|
UFC on ESPN 44 was live 53 days ago and was the 642nd event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC on ESPN 44
Below is the 14-fight order and UFC on ESPN 44 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Max Holloway defeated Arnold Allen via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Edson Barboza defeated Billy Quarantillo by KO (Knee) (Round 1 / 2:37)
- Azamat Murzakanov defeated Dustin Jacoby via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Ion Cutelaba defeated Tanner Boser by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 2:05)
- Pedro Munhoz defeated Chris Gutierrez by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Rafa Garcia defeated Clay Guida by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Bill Algeo defeated T.J. Brown by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 2 / 1:40)
- Brandon Royval defeated Matheus Nicolau by KO (Knee and Elbows) (Round 1 / 2:09)
- Zak Cummings defeated Ed Herman by TKO (Punches) (Round 3 / 4:13)
- Gillian Robertson defeated Piera Rodriguez by Submission (Armbar) (Round 2 / 4:21)
- Daniel Zellhuber defeated Lando Vannata by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Denise Gomes defeated Bruna Brasil by TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 2:42)
- Gaston Bolanos defeated Aaron Phillips by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
UFC on ESPN 44 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 on ESPN 44 payouts and bonuses.
Gaston Bolanos vs. Aaron Phillips
The UFC on ESPN 44 started with Gaston Bolanos taking on Aaron Phillips. Gaston Bolanos defeated Aaron Phillips in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Denise Gomes vs. Bruna Brasil
The second fight at UFC on ESPN 44 was Bruna Brasil vs. Denise Gomes. Denise Gomes won in Round 2 at 2:42 by TKO (Punches).
Daniel Zellhuber vs. Lando Vannata
The following bout was between Lando Vannata and Daniel Zellhuber. Daniel Zellhuber beat Lando Vannata by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Gillian Robertson vs. Piera Rodriguez
In the fourth bout, Gillian Robertson defeated Piera Rodriguez by Submission (Armbar) at 4:21 of Round 2.
Zak Cummings vs. Ed Herman
The fifth bout ended at 4:13 of Round 3 with Zak Cummings defeating Ed Herman by TKO (Punches).
Brandon Royval vs. Matheus Nicolau
In the sixth fight of the night, Matheus Nicolau lost to Brandon Royval at 2:09 of Round 1.
Bill Algeo vs. T.J. Brown
Bill Algeo got the better of T.J. Brown and won by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) in Round 2 at 1:40.
Rafa Garcia vs. Clay Guida
The eighth bout was between Clay Guida and Rafa Garcia. Rafa Garcia beat Clay Guida by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Pedro Munhoz vs. Chris Gutierrez
The ninth fight at UFC on ESPN 44 was Chris Gutierrez vs. Pedro Munhoz. Pedro Munhoz won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Ion Cutelaba vs. Tanner Boser
In the tenth bout, Ion Cutelaba battled Tanner Boser and took the win by TKO (Punches) in Round 1 at 2:05.
Azamat Murzakanov vs. Dustin Jacoby
Right before the co-main event, Azamat Murzakanov prevailed over Dustin Jacoby. Azamat Murzakanov won by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Edson Barboza vs. Billy Quarantillo
In the co-main event, Edson Barboza defeated Billy Quarantillo via KO (Knee) at 2:37 of Round 1; Keith Peterson was the third man in the cage.
Max Holloway vs. Arnold Allen
In the main event, referee Jason Herzog called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 5. Max Holloway defeated Arnold Allen by Decision (Unanimous).
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