UFC 280 went down on Saturday at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE. In the main event, Islam Makhachev submitted Charles Oliveira in the second round to win the vacant lightweight title. The Dagestani was completely in control right from the word go, dominating the Brazilian on the mat in the first round before knocking him down and submitting him in the second.
In the co-main event, Aljamain Sterling defended his bantamweight title with a dominant win over TJ Dillashaw, who dislocated his left shoulder in the first round. Elsewhere on the UFC 280 main card, Sean O’Malley pulled off a major upset, defeating Petr Yan by a controversial split decision, Beneil Dariush continued his winning ways with an impressive showing against Mateusz Gamrot and Manon Fiorot improved to 5-0 in the UFC with a unanimous decision win over Katlyn Chookagian.
UFC 280 Results
Islam Makhachev defeats Charles Oliveira by second round arm triangle choke submission (3:26)
Aljamain Sterling defeats TJ Dillashaw by second round TKO (3:44)
Sean O’Malley defeats Petr Yan by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Beneil Dariush defeats Mateusz Gamrot by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Manon Fiorot defeats Katlyn Chookagian by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Belal Muhammad defeats Sean Brady by second round TKO (4:47)
Caio Borralho defeats Makhmud Muradov by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Nikita Krylov defeats Volkan Oezdemir by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Abubakar Nurmagomedov defeats Gadzhi Omargadzhiev by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Armen Petrosyan defeats AJ Dobson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Muhammad Mokaev def. Malcolm Gordon by third round armbar submission (4:26)
Karol Rosa defeats Lina Lansberg by majority decision (29-27, 29-27 28-28)