UFC Minneapolis Results: Ngannou Blasts ‘JDS’

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LowKickMMA will be providing you with live UFC Minneapolis results tonight (Sat. June 29, 2019) as the event (also known as UFC on ESPN 3) goes down from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

In the main event of the evening, heavyweight knockout artists Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos will collide. The winner could very well be looking at a championship opportunity in their next outing.

Co-headlining the card is another fight that could possibly have championship implications. Flyweights Joseph Benavidez and Jussier Formiga will square off in a rematch from their initial meeting back in 2013.

The Las Vegas-based promotion has put together another solid card for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans to enjoy. Check out LowKickMMA’s UFC Minneapolis results below. Also, make sure to follow along with us on Twitter @LowKick_MMA:

Main Card (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET)

  • Heavyweight: Francis Ngannou def. Junior dos Santos via R1 TKO (punches, 1:11)
  • Flyweight: Joseph Benavidez def. Jussier Formiga via R2 TKO (head kick and punches, 4:47)
  • Welterweight: Demian Maia def. Anthony Rocco Martin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Lightweight: Vinc Pichel def. Roosevelt Roberts via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Lightweight: Drew Dober def. Marco Polo Reyes via R1 KO (punches, 1:07)
  • Light heavyweight: Alonzo Menifield def. Paul Craig via R1 KO (punches, 3:19)

Preliminary Card (ESPN, 6 p.m. ET)

  • Bantamweight: Ricardo Ramos def. Journey Newson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Light heavyweight: Eryk Anders def. Vinicius Moreira via R1 KO (punches, 1:18)
  • Lightweight: Jared Gordon def. Dan Moret via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Light heavyweight: Dalcha Lungiambula def. Dequan Townsend via R3 TKO (punches, 0:42)
  • Women’s strawweight: Amanda Ribas def. Emily Whitmire via R2 submission (rear-naked choke, 2:10)
  • Heavyweight: Maurice Greene def. Junior Albini via R1 TKO (punches, 3:38)