In the night’s main event, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman defended his title against former teammate Gilbert Burns. Usman rode a lengthy, 16-fight winning streak into his third title defense. He most recently defeated Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251. The Brazilian Burns entered the title challenge having won six straight. In his last outing, he bested former titleholder Tyron Woodley to earn a shot at gold.
The co-main event took place in the flyweight division as Maycee Barber collided with Invicta FC veteran Alexa Grasso.
The event kicked off with a preliminary-card stream on ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET. The action switched to ESPN for the televised prelims at 8 p.m. ET, with the five-fight main card airing at 10 p.m. ET via ESPN+ pay-per-view.
Kamaru Usman def. Gilbert Burns by TKO (punches). Round 3, 0:34 – for welterweight title
Alexa Grasso def. Maycee Barber by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Kelvin Gastelum def. Ian Heinisch by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Ricky Simón def. Brian Kelleher by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Julian Marquez def. Maki Pitolo by submission (anaconda choke). Round 3, 4:17
Anthony Hernandez def. Rodolfo Vieira by submission (guillotine). Round 2, 1:53
Belal Muhammad def. Dhiego Lima by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Polyana Viana def. Mallory Martin by submission (armbar). Round 1, 3:18
Chris Gutierrez def. Andre Ewell by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)
Gabe Green def. Phil Rowe by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
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