Brian Ortega (R) (Jeff Sherwood/Sherdog)

UFC 266 Results: Volkanovski Batters Ortega, Shevchenko Crushes Murphy

On Saturday, Sept. 25, hosted UFC 266, live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The event was headlined by two title fights.

In the main event, featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski looked to defend his title for the second time as he faces number-two contender Brian Ortega. And, for the night’s co-main event, women’s flyweight titleholder Valentina Shevchenko faced challenger Lauren Murphy, who looks to upset a nearly three-year run of the reigning champ.

The early prelims aired live on ESPN+ starting at 6 p.m. ET, and the action continued on ESPN+ and ESPNEWS with the prelims starting at 8 p.m. ET. The main card aired on ESPN+ pay-per-view beginning at 10 p.m. ET. Check below of full results.


Alexander Volkanovski def. Brian Ortega by unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-44) – for the featherweight title
Valentina Shevchenko def. Lauren Murphy by TKO (elbows). Round 4, 4:00 – for the women’s flyweight title
Robbie Lawler def. Nick Diaz by TKO (punch). Round 3, 0:44
Curtis Blaydes def. Jairzinho Rozenstruik by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Jessica Andrade def. Cynthia Calvillo by TKO (punches). Round 1, 4:54
Merab Dvalishvili def. Marlon Moraes by TKO (punches). Round 2, 4:25
Dan Hooker def. Nasrat Haqparast by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 30-26)
Chris Daukaus def. Shamil Abdurakhimov by TKO (punches). Round 2, 1:23
Taila Santos def. Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Jalin Turner def. Uros Medic by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:01
Nick Maximov def. Cody Brundage by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Matthew Semelsberger def. Martin Sano by knockout (punch). Round 1, 0:15
Jonathan Pearce def. Omar Morales by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 3:31