On Saturday, Jan. 20, the UFC hosted UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou from the TD Garden in Boston.

In the night’s main event, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic put his belt on the line against knockout artist Francis Ngannou. Miocic aimed to make his third consecutive title defense. The Cleveland-based fighter had earned five straight stoppage victories including wins over former champions Junior dos Santos, Fabricio Werdum and Andrei Arlovski. France’s Ngannou entered the contest riding a 10-fight winning streak. During that stretch, he scored six victories inside the Octagon, including back-to-back knockout wins over Alistair Overeem and the aforementioned Arlovski.

Gold was also on the line in the co-main event as light heavyweight titleholder Daniel Cormier took on challenger Volkan Oezdemir.

The 11-fight event kicked off Saturday at 7 p.m. ET with two fights streaming on UFC Fight Pass. Four additional preliminary-card bouts followed at 8 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1, with the five-fight main card airing live on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET.

FULL RESULTS
Stipe Miocic def. Francis Ngannou by unanimous decision (50-44 x3) – for heavyweight title
Daniel Cormier def. Volkan Oezdemir by TKO (punches). Round 2, 2:00 – for light heavyweight title
Calvin Kattar def. Shane Burgos by TKO (punches). Round 3, 0:32
Gian Villante def. Francimar Barroso by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Rob Font def. Thomas Almeida by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 2:24
Kyle Bochniak def. Brandon Davis by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Sabah Homasi by knockout (right uppercut). Round 1, 3:47
Dustin Ortiz def. Alexandre Pantoja by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Julio Arce def. Dan Ige by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Enrique Barzola def. Matt Bessette by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Islam Makhachev def. Gleison Tibaudef. by knockout (punches). Round 1, 0:57

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