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UFC 214 took place July 29th from The Honda Center in Anaheim, California. In the night’s Main Event, Jon Jones made a triumphant return defeating Daniel Cormier to regain the Light Heavyweight Title. The first two rounds so both fighters accomplishing some things and both rounds could have gone either way. In round three Jones hurt Cormier with a head kick and landed some ground and pound till the ref stepped in. In women’s action Alexandra Albu won an exciting decision from Kailin Curran. Round one Saw Curran take a beating before she mounted a little comeback and made it close the rest of the way including taking round three. Cris Cyborg became the Featherweight Champion defeated Tonya Evinger. Cyborg controlled msot of the fight landing many strikes but Evinger showed she belonged and put up a fight until Cyborg dropped and finished her. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Lightweight: Drew Dober (18-8, 1NC) defeated Joshua Burkman (29-16, 1NC) via KO at 3:04 of Round 1.
2. Flyweight: Jarred Brooks (13-0) defeated Eric Shelton (10-4) via Split Decision (29-28/28-29/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Brooks.
3. Strawweight: Alexandra Albu (7-0) defeated Kailin Curran (4-5) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Albu.
4. Featherweight: Calvin Kattar (17-2) defeated Andre Fili (16-5) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Kattar.
5. Featherweight: Brian Ortega (12-0, 1NC) defeated Renato Moicano (11-1-1) via Tapout (Guillotine Choke) at 2:59 of Round 3.
6. 140LB Catch Weight: Aljamain Sterling (14-2) defeated Renan Barao (36-5, 1NC) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-27/30-26). We scored it 29-28 Sterling.
7. Featherweight: Ricardo Lamas (18-5) defeated Jason Knight (20-3) via TKO at 4:34 of Round 1.
8. Light Heavyweight: Volkan Oezdemir (15-1) defeated Jimi Manuwa (17-3) via KO at :22 of Round 1.
9. Welterweight: Robbie Lawler (28-11, 1NC) defeated Donald Cerrone (32-9, 1NC) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Cerrone.
10. Featherweight Title: Cris Cyborg (18-1, 1NC) defeated Tonya Evinger (19-6, 1NC) via TKO at 1:56 of Round 3.
11. Welterweight Title: Tyron Woodley (18-3-1) defeated Demian Maia (25-7) via Unanimous Decision (50-45/49-46/49-46). We scored it 50-45 Woodley.
12. Light Heavyweight Title: Jon Jones (23-1) defeated Daniel Cormier (19-2) via KO at 3:01 of Round 3.
Submission of the Night: Brian Ortega
Knockout of the Night: Volkan Oezdemir
Fight of the Night: Alexandra Albu vs Kailin Curran