Israel Adesanya (Mike Sloan/Sherdog)

UFC 263 Results: Adesanya Retains, Moreno Unseats Figueiredo

On Saturday, June 12, the UFC hosted UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 from the Gila River Arena in Phoenix.

In the night’s main event, middleweight king Israel Adesanya put his belt on the line against Italian challenger Marvin Vettori. The pair had met once before, with the Nigerian Adesanya winning via decision.

A title rematch took place in the co-main event as flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo ran it back against Mexico’s Brandon Moreno. The pair battled to a draw in their previous meeting.


The event kicked off with a preliminary-card stream on ESPN+ at 6 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.

Israel Adesanya def. Marvin Vettori by unanimous decision (50-45 x 3) – for middleweight title
Brandon Moreno def. Deiveson Figueiredo by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 2:21 – for flyweight title
Leon Edwards def. Nate Diaz by unanimous decision (49-46 x3)
Belal Muhammad def. Demian Maia by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Paul Craig def. Jamahal Hill by TKO (injury). Round 1, 1:59
Brad Riddell def. Drew Dober by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Eryk Anders def. Darren Stewart by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)
Lauren Murphy def. Joanne Calderwood by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Movsar Evloev def. Hakeem Dawodu by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
Pannie Kianzad def. Alexis Davis by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Terrance McKinney def. Matt Frevola by knockout (punch). Round 1, 0:07
Steven Peterson def. Chase Hooper by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Fares Ziam def. Luigi Vendramini by majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
Carlos Felipe def. Jake Collier by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)