[7][8], A light heavyweight bout between Roman Dolidze and Vinicius Moreira was scheduled to take place at the event.

Give that man another title shot right now. His raw power and finishing ability in a weight class often devoid of good prospects make him one to continue to keep an eye on. When the dust settled, Ngannou (15-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) stood victorious over a curled up Dos Santos (21-6 MMA, 15-5 UFC). Ngannou vs Dos Santos Highlights and KNOCK OUT !!! [15][11], A light heavyweight bout between Justin Ledet and Dalcha Lungiambula was scheduled to take place at this event. Nearly every shot landed for @DrewDober in this finishing sequence #UFCMinneapolis https://t.co/sbOvH2rxDh. However, on June 27, Murdock announced he was not medically cleared to compete and the bout was removed from the card. However, on June 24, it was announced that Ledet was removed from the card. However, Benavidez's power was once again a major difference between the two. If you make a mistake... Can Katlyn Chookagian spoil the flyweight debut of former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade? There's often a fight in an MMA prospect's coming-of-age process in which a promising fighter simply loses to a veteran who knows how to grind. Emily Whitmire via second-round submission (rear-naked choke) (2:10), Maurice Greene def. Marco Polo Reyes via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:07, Alonzo Menifield def. [17], The following fighters received $50,000 bonuses.[1]. Dan Moret via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28), Dalcha Lungiambula def. It's hard to deny that Benavidez deserves a title shot next. The pairing has been scheduled twice before, first at UFC 215 and then again at UFC 239 but in both instances the fights were scrapped.

Jussier Formiga via second-round TKO (strikes) (4:47), Demian Maia def. Reyes isn't the highest quality of opponent, but it does get Dober back in the win column and make him 4-1 in his last five fights. Dober connected flush with hooks, and down Reyes went.

UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. dos Santos (also known as UFC on ESPN 3 ) was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that was held on June 29, 2019 at Target Center in Minneapolis , Minnesota . 'Inside LFA with Ron Kruck:' Ex- LFA stars deliver fireworks on 'UFC Fight Island,' LFA 93, 94 previewed, Bellator 249's Mandel Nallo on no-contest with Saad Awad: 'Crazy stuff is going to happen', UFC on ESPN+ 38 weigh-in results: A close shave for Brian Ortega as all 22 fighters make weight, UFC on ESPN+ 38 faceoff video highlights, photo gallery, Patricky Freire issues statement on Bellator 249 removal: 'I really wanted to fight', Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier rematch unlikely for AT&T Stadium, Dana White: UFC champ Israel Adesanya has 'a lot of options' – and Jon Jones is one of them. No. [2][3], The event marked the promotion's third visit to Minneapolis and first since UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot in October 2012. Details about UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Dos Santos including fighter profiles, results, and analysis.

Vinicius Moreira via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 1:18, Dalcha Lungiambula def. By: Farah Hannoun. Huvudmatchen var en match mellan Francis Ngannou och före detta tungviktsmästaren Junior dos Santos. Has his flaws, but I don't think we've ever seen this level of raw power. [11] Edwards, 27 and from England, is 9-1. [4] Woodley won the title in their first encounter via first-round knockout in July 2016 at UFC 201. Can't deny this man anymore. [6] Subsequently, a heavyweight bout between former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos and former title challenger Francis Ngannou was scheduled as the event headliner instead. The heavy-handed Dos Santos is tied for the most knockouts in UFC heavyweight history with 10. Brian Ortega, who hasn't fought since December 2018, weighed in at 146 pounds for his UFC Fight Night featherweight clash against Chan Sung Jung, who tipped the scale at 146. He turned up the pressure toward the end of Round 2 and landed a beauty of a left head kick that precipitated the end.

The win moved Maia past some impressive names on the all-time wins list: #UFCMinneapolis results: @DemianMaia def. The highly anticipated flyweight bout between top contenders Joseph Benavidez and Jussier Formiga was a wild back-and-forth affair with the same ultimate result of their fight nearly six years ago: Benavidez with a TKO victory. UFC seeking a replacement.