Full results from UFC Fight Night 88: Thomas Almeida vs. Cody Garbrandt in Las Vegas.
On Sunday night, the Ultimate Fighting Championship capped off Memorial Day Weekend with an action-packed event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
In the main event of UFC Fight Night 88, bantamweight prospects Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt went head-to-head.
Both men are viewed as future champions and some of the most promising talents in mixed martial arts, so all eyes were on the action when the two men stepped into the Octagon.
Immediately, it was clear that Garbrandt brought his A-game. Almeida, meanwhile, was uncharacteristically hesitant. Eventually, Garbrandt came through with a crushing flurry that put his opponent on his back and earned him a first-round knockout win.
Check out the finish:
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It was a fantastic win for Garbrandt and one that will likely move him to the top 10 in the bantamweight rankings. How does a matchup with John Dodson or John Lineker sound in the near future?
For those who missed out on tonight’s action, we have you covered.
The full results from UFC Fight Night 88 can be seen below:
- Cody Garbrandt def. Thomas Almeida via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 2:53
- Jeremy Stephens def. Renan Barao via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Rick Story def. Tarec Saffiedine via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Chris Camozzi def. Vitor Miranda via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Lorenz Larkin def. Jorge Masvidal via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Paul Felder def. Josh Burkman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Sara McMann def. Jessica Eye via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Abel Trujillo def. Jordan Rinaldi via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Jake Collier def. Alberto Uda via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 1:06
- Erik Koch def. Shane Campbell via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:02
- Bryan Caraway def. Aljamain Sterling via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Adam Milstead def. Chris De La Rocha via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:01
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