LowKickMMA will be bringing you UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa Results throughout tonight (Sat. 26th Sep, 2020) from ‘Fight Island’ on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Taking headlining honours, the undisputed middleweight championship is up for grabs as undefeated forces clash. Incumbent division titleholder, Israel ‘The Last Stylebender’ Adesanya hopes to earn his second successful title defence, as he meets with fellow untested knockout ace, Paulo ‘The Eraser’ Costa.
Opening up our double-header of title matchups, a new light heavyweight era begins as recent title challenger, Dominick ‘The Devastator’ Reyes tackles surging contender, Jan Błachowicz with vacant championship gold up for spoils.
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UFC Fight Night: Adesanya vs. Costa Results:
Main Card (ESPN + Pay-Per-View, 10:00 p.m. ET)
Middleweight: Israel Adesanya (c) def. Paulo Costa via second-round (3:59) knockout
Light Heavyweight: Jan Błachowicz def. Dominick Reyes via second-round (4:36) knockout
Flyweight: Brandon Royval def. Kai Kara-France via second-round (0:49) guillotine
Women’s Bantamweight: Ketlen Vieira def. Sijara Eubanks via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Catchweight (150-pounds): Hakeem Dawodu def. Zubaira Tukhugov via split decision (28-29, 30-27, and 29-28)
Preliminary Card (ESPN 2/ESPN+ – 8 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Brad Riddell def. Alex da Silva via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Welterweight: Jake Matthews def. Diego Sanchez via unanimous decision (30-26 x3)
Catchweight (150-pounds): L’udovít Klein def. Shane Young via first round knockout (1:16)
Light Heavyweight: William Knight def. Aleksa Camur via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, and 29-28)
Early Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass – 7 p.m. ET)
Heavyweight: Juan Espino def. Jeff Hughes via first round (3:48) arm-triangle
Light Heavyweight: Danilo Marques def. Khadis Ibraghimov via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, and 30-27)