On Saturday, UFC closed out 2018 with UFC 232 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Following case, the struggle promotion revealed the winners of the fighter bonuses.
Fight of the Night Time honors moved to Feather-weights Mendes and Volkanovski. The 2 kicked off the main card with a backandforth battle that resulted in Volkanovski stretching his winning streak to 16 battles and emerging as a contender from the 145-pound division.
After having a competitive launching around, things picked up from the second frame. Mendes dropped Volkanovski with the right hand but the Australian quickly got back to his feet and then took the struggle to the prior name challenger. He hurt Mendes with a elbow along the cage and ended with a perfectly set directly hand to the temple.
Nunes made an advantage for her stunning first-round finish of Cris Cyborg from the struggle card’s co-main celebration. Cyborg hadn’t defeat since 2005. The superfist pitted winner against winner with the best female fighter of them all name on the line. Nunes hurt Cyborg using the right hands and also didn’t letup. She awakened her with a mix before face-planting the fellow Brazilian with the right hand. Nunes became the first female fighter to win titles in 2 divisions in the struggle promotion’s history.
Hall took home an advantage because of his quick finish of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn in preliminary action. Penn hadn’t fought since June 20 17. It was Penn’s come back to the lightweight division, a burden class he held the name in. Mid way through the opening around, Hall wrapped to get a leg and then caught Penn into a leash hook. Penn tapped out. It was initially Penn has been submitted within his 17-year livelihood.
UFC 232 featured 1-3 bouts. Three conflicts went the distance, six stopped in knock out finishes, and four resulted in submission wins.