UFC 239 took place Saturday, July 6th from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card aired exclusively on PPV available through ESPN+ with the preliminary bouts airing on ESPN and ESPN+. The event was headlined by a lightheavyweight title between champion Jon Jones and top contender Thiago Santos. The co-main event featured a women's bantamweight title fight between champion Amanda Nunes and top contender Holly Holm.

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Event Information


Jon Jones
WINNER 
Thiago Santos
Jon Jones
Bones
VS
Thiago Santos
de Lima Marreta
25-1-0
Record
21-7-0
6′ 4″
Height
6′ 0″
205 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 5 rounds
Mike Bell scored it 48-47. Derek Cleary scored it 48-47. Junichiro Kamijo scored it 47-48.
Amanda Nunes
WINNER 
Holly Holm
VS
Holly Holm
The Preacher's Daughter
18-4-0
Record
12-5-0
5′ 8″
Height
5′ 9″
145 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
KO
(Kick) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5)
Jorge Masvidal
WINNER
Ben Askren
34-13-0
Record
19-1-0
5′ 11″
Height
5′ 11″
155 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
KO
(Knee) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Jan Blachowicz
WINNER
Luke Rockhold
24-8-0
Record
16-5-0
6′ 1″
Height
6′ 3″
205 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
KO
(Strike) in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Diego Sanchez
Michael Chiesa
WINNER
Diego Sanchez
The Nightmare
VS
29-12-0
Record
14-4-0
5′ 10″
Height
6′ 1″
165 lbs.
Weight
175 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Derek Cleary scored it 26-30. Patricia Morse Jarman scored it 26-30. Junichiro Kamijo scored it 26-30.
Gilbert Melendez
Arnold Allen
WINNER
22-8-0
Record
15-1-0
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 9″
155 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Mike Bell scored it 27-30. Sal D’Amato scored it 27-30. Ron McCarthy scored it 27-30.
Nohelin Hernandez
Marlon Delgado
WINNER
10-4-0
Record
15-5-1
5′ 8″
Height
5′ 8″
134 lbs.
Weight
136 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Claudia Gadelha
WINNER
Randa Markos
16-4-0
Record
9-7-1
5′ 4″
Height
5′ 4″
115 lbs.
Weight
115 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Mike Bell scored it 30-27. Derek Cleary scored it 30-27. Ron McCarthy scored it 30-27.
Alejandro Perez
Yadong Song
WINNER
19-5-1
Record
12-3-0
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 7″
148 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
KO
(Strike) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Edmen Shahbazyan
WINNER
Jack Marshman
10-0-0
Record
23-9-0
6′ 2″
Height
6′ 0″
184 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Ismail Naurdiev
Chance Rencountre
WINNER
13-3-0
Record
14-3-0
5′ 11″
Height
6′ 2″
170 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Sal D’Amato scored it 27-29. Dave Hagen scored it 28-29. Tony Weeks scored it 27-30.
Julia Avila
WINNER
Pannie Kianzad
7-1-0
Record
10-5-0
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 7″
140 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Derek Cleary scored it 30-26. Patricia Morse Jarman scored it 30-26. Junichiro Kamijo scored it 30-27.