UFC 286 Tonight: Full Card Live Results

UFC 286 Tonight: Full Card Live Results

Abdullah Ouazri|
March 18, 2023|

Find out who won tonight and how at UFC 286 with our full event coverage, from the undercard to the upcoming fights on the PPV main card. Let's take a look at the fights:

Main Card (Start Time 5:00 PM EST on Pay-Per-View)

Leon Edwards def. Kamaru Usman via majority decision: 48-46, 48-46, 47-47

The fight was extremely close all throughout. Edwards landed clean shots and defended well. Usman kept the pressure on and had success of his own in both the striking and grappling. A point deduction for Edwards after he grabbed the fence left the decision in limbo, but Edwards retains in the end.


Justin Gaethje def. Rafael Fiziev via majority decision: 29-28, 29-28, 28-28

As advertised, this fight lived up to the hype and then some. Fiziev started strong in round 1, and turned Gaethje's body into minced meat with vicious kicks. Gaethje responded strong in the 2nd with his heavy output and boxing before Fiziev looked to make a comeback at the start of the third. But, the tides turned again, and Gaethje began pouring it on, landing heavy strikes until the final bell, where he scored a quick takedown to secure the round.

Gunnar Nelson def Bryan Barberena via submission: Armbar R1, 4:51

It was a quick night at the office for Gunner Nelson. He took the center right away and moved Bam Bam to the fence before securing a single leg. Once down, it was only a matter of time before he locked up the armbar with just 10 seconds left, getting his first stoppage in 5 years.


Jennifer Maia def. Casey O'Neil via unanimous decision: 29-28, 29-28, 30-27

This is a big fight at women's Flyweight. Jennifer Maia and Casey O'Neil slugged it out on the feet in a semi-close yet clear fight. The Brazilian had the clear advantage throughout the fight, but was mostly strong early. In the end, she did enough to walk away the victor, handing 9-0 Casey O'Neil her first loss.

Marvin Vettori def. Roman Dolidze via unanimous decision: 29-28, 29-28, 30-27

Vettori and Dolidze went to war in the PPV main card opener. The Georgian got off to a strong start in round one on the feet, but Vettori responded strong in round 2. The third was closely contested and came down to who wanted it more. In the end, Marvin gave just a little extra and got the decision.


Preliminary Card (Start Time 3:00 PM EST on ESPN+)

Jack Shore def. Makwan Amirkhani via submission: Rear-naked Choke R2, 4:27

15th-ranked Bantamweight Jack Shore made the move up to Featherweight for this one. The first round started tough, with Amirkhani getting a takedown and securing over three minutes of control time. Shore proved to be the more conditioned fighter in round 2 as he took down a tired opponent and found the choke. He shouted out his father, who beat cancer late last year.


Chris Duncan def. Omar Morales via split decision: 29-28, 29-28, 27-30

Chris Duncan and Omar Morales brought the heat in this one. Morales hurt Duncan early and looked close to a finish, but the Scott rallied back in rounds two and three with wrestling, striking, and pure heart to secure the decision win.

Yanal Ashmouz def. Sam Patterson via KO: Strikes and Ground and Pound R1, 1:15

Yanal Ashmouz put Israel on the map in his first UFC fight with a brutal knockout over English hype train Sam Patterson. He landed on the feet and put him out on the ground. Patterson was severely dazed after the finish. He didn't know where he was and tried to fight the referee and his own corner.


Muhammad Mokaev def. Jafel Filho via submission: Rear-naked Choke R3, 4:32

Muhammad Mokaev pulled a rally of all rallies in this one. 1-1 on the scorecards and seemingly pulling ahead, he gets caught in one of the most brutal knee bars in recent memory. Fans and fighters cringed at the sight of it and don't know how he didn't tap. Mokaev escaped and got on top to try to salvage the round, and with 28 seconds left in the fight, locks up a rear-naked choke and gets the tap.

Early Preliminary Card (Start Time 12:30 PM EST on ESPN+)


Christian Leroy Duncan def. Dusko Todorovic via TKO: Knee Injury R1, 1:52

An unfortunate injury to Dusko Todorovic's knee put an end to this fight just under 120 seconds in. CLD looked sharp before they clinched up, and Dusko twisted his knee in a suspected ligament/tendon tear, forcing the referee to stop the fight, taking the UK to 5-0-1 on the prelims today.

Jake Hadley def. Malcolm Gordon via TKO: Body Shot R1, 1:01

'White Kong' Jake Hadley meant business, and he gave it to Gordon. Just 61 seconds into the fight he landed two body shots that crumbled Malcolm and quickly dispatched of him with ground and pound. He called out Muhammad Mokaev after the fight.


Joanne Wood def. Luana Carolina via split decision: 29-28, 30-27, 28-29

Another extremely competitive fight took place earlier on the prelims in the women's Flyweight division. The fight was a tight Muay Thai standup battle where Joanne Wood narrowly edged her opponent out.

Jai Herbert vs. Ludovit Klein ends in a majority draw: 29-27, 28-28, 28-28

A competitive fight from start to finish. The fight was 1-1 heading into the third in a close striking battle, but two incidental low blows from Herbert in round 3 caused him a point deduction, leading to the final result of a draw.


Veronica Hardy def. Julianna Miller via unanimous decision: 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

A complete blowout for Veronica Hardy, the newlywed to former UFC title challenger and friend of Verdict, Dan Hardy. She used all of her mixed martial arts tools to neutralize the TUF 31 winner for three rounds on the feet and on the ground.

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