Sunday, October 06, 2019

UFC 243 took place Saturday, October 5th from the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. The event was headlined by a middleweight unification bout between champion Robert Whittaker and interim champion Israel Adesanya.

Main Card (Live on PPV, 10:00 PM EST)

-Israel Adesanya defeated Robert Whittaker by KO (Strikes, Round 2, 3:33)
-Dan Hooker defeated Al Iaquinta by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
-Sergey Spivac defeated Tai Tuivasa by Technical Submission (Arm Triangle Choke, Round 2, 3:14)
-Dhiego Lima defeated Luke Jumeau by Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
-Yorgan de Castro defeated Justin Tafa by KO (Punch, Round 1, 1:20)

Preliminary Card (Live on ESPN2, 8:00 PM EST)

-Jake Matthews defeated Rostem Akman by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 
-Callan Potter defeated Maki Pitolo by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
-Brad Riddell defeated Jamie Mullarkey by Unanimous Decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-26)
-Megan Anderson defeated Zarah Fairn dos Santos by Submission (Triangle, Round 1, 3:57)

Preliminary Card (Live on UFC Fight Pass, 6:45 PM EST)

-Ji Yeon Kim defeated Nadia Kassem by TKO (Punches, Round 2, 4:59)
-Khalid Taha defeated Bruno Silva by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke, Round 3, 3:00)