Giga Chikadze (L) (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

UFC Fight Night Results: Chikadze Crushes Barboza, Battle and Turcios Win TUF 29

On Saturday, Aug. 28, the UFC hosted UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

In the night’s main event, striking stalwarts Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze squared off in a featherweight contest.

Also on the card, the 29th season The Ultimate Fighter concluded. Bryan Battle met Gilbert Urbina in the middleweight final, while Ricky Turcios clashed with Brady Hiestand at bantamweight.


The card kicked with the prelims airing on ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET. The action culminated with the main card at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+.

Giga Chikadze def. Edson Barboza by TKO (punches) Round 3, 1:44
Bryan Battle def. Gilbert Urbina by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:15 – TUF 29 middleweight final
Ricky Turcios def. Brady Hiestand by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)- TUF 29 bantamweight final
Daniel Rodriguez def. Kevin Lee by unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)
Andre Petroski def. Micheal Gillmore by TKO (elbows). Round 3, 3:12
Gerald Meerschaert def. Makhmud Muradov by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 1:49
Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Alessio Di Chirico by knockout (head kick). Round 1, 0:17
Wellington Turman def. Sam Alvey by split decision (27-28, 28-27, 28-27)
Dustin Jacoby def. Darren Stewart by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 3:04
JJ Aldrich def. Vanessa Demopoulos by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Pat Sabatini def. Jamall Emmers by submission (heel hook). Round 1, 1:53
Mana Martinez def. Guido Cannetti by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)