UFC 263 was one of the biggest cards of this year, which featured the most awaited rematch between the UFC Middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, and Marvin Vettori. Adesanya dominated Vettori throughout the fight and defended his title once again. In the co-main event of UFC 263, Brandon Moreno defeated Deiveson Figueiredo and become the new UFC Flyweight champion.
The number 3rd ranked UFC Welterweight fighter, Leon Edwards defeated Nate Diaz in the first-ever nontitle fight for five rounds in UFC history at UFC 263. Stay tuned here to catch all the UFC 263 Live Results.
UFC 263 Live Results: Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori 2
Round 1: Adesanya kicks the leg to start the fight, Vettori keeping his guard high, finding the range for his shots. Adesanya chopping his legs and Vettori grabs one and secures a takedown. Adesanya creates some space and landed an elbow to pull himself away and reset. Vettori trying to mix it up but Adesanya landing nice shots, Adesanya scores a right hand just as the horn sounds.
Round 2: Adesanya again attacking his lead leg and Vettori replies. Vettori swings but Adesanya countering him well. Adesanya landing some nasty leg kicks, Vettori pressing him with strikes but can’t find a range for his shots. Adesanya slipping in and landing some nice shots. They traded punches as the round ends.
Round 3: Adesanya landed a quick right hand and Vettori shoots for a takedown. Adesanya is in half guard and Vettori postures up and comes down in side control. Vettori lets him escape and attacks his leg while he stands up. Vettori again scores a takedown and tries for a choke but Adesanya escapes after a scramble. Adesanya landed a kick to the groin and immediately apologizes. The round ends after they started again.
Round 4: Vettori knew he lost the first three rounds straight away. He is doing everything to keep Adesanya down but Israel Adesanya is showing next-level takedown defense today. Vettori holds him against the cage, Adesanya landed some hard elbows and separates. Quick jab scores for Adesanya and he pats on Vettori’s butt just before the bell sounds.
Round 5: Adesanya executed his game plan perfectly in the final round too. He just sticking and moving ahead. Vettori again landed a couple of takedowns but he wasn’t able to keep him on the ground. Adesanya landed some jabs and leg kicks. Vettori and Adesanya ended the fight on their feet.
Result: Israel Adesanya def Marvin Vettori via Unanimous Decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
UFC 263 Live Results: Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno 2
Round 1: Figueiredo tried to advance but moved away after a few faints from Moreno. The crowd chanting for Moreno and he lands a kick to his leg. Figueiredo lands a kick to the body. Moreno lands a right hand, Figueiredo stepped into land an elbow but got countered. Moreno landed a perfect land and Figueiredo is down. They both ended the round on feet.
Round 2: Moreno and Figueiredo traded punches at the start of the round. Figueiredo tries to change levels and Moreno is in half guard. Figueiredo backs away and Moreno scrambles. Figueiredo stands up but Moreno again dragged him on the canvas. Figueiredo landed a nice elbow on Moreno’s eye and it’s showing some swelling. They finish the round on feet.
Round 3: Figueiredo threw some faints and Moreno landed some shots on his body. Moreno leaps a right hand and then dives for a takedown. Figueiredo is on the back and Moreno tried to grab his neck from behind, the hand is slipping. Moreno landed some shots on his head and slips the hand deep Figueiredo is in danger and here comes the tap. We’ve new UFC Flyweight champion.
Result: Brandon Moreno def Deiveson Figueiredo via submission (Rear-Naked choke) (Round 3,2:26)
UFC 263 Live Results: Leon Edwards vs Nate Daiz
Round 1: The crowd started chanting ‘Diaz’s name just as the fight started. He missed a few punches and Edwards is moving away. Diaz started to fight with his unorthodox style and Diaz’s wild movements are making Edwards move on the outside. Edwards lands a one-two and Diaz fires a few punches, the round ends with both of them staying away from each other.
Round 2: Edwards lands a leg kick to start the round, Diaz again turns his back and started walking forward. Edwards scores a clean right hand as Diaz tries to move forward. Diaz smiles at him and moves forward, Edwards again landed some clean shots. Diaz landed a nice job and Edwards kick him in the butt while he turned his face away again. Diaz took some heavy shots just at the round ends.
Round 3: Diaz kicks and tags Edwards with a stiff jab to start the fight. He pushed him into the clinch but Edwards defended it well, Diaz is in the ground and Edwards lands some hard elbows. Diaz’s eye is cut open and blood streaming out of it. Diaz scores with an elbow but he took a lot of damage around his eye as the horn sounds.
Round 4: Edwards lands a knee on the body and Diaz walks away from him around the cage. Edwards again lands a kick to the body and he foot sweeps Diaz to the floor. Diaz again mocking him by turning his back away. Diaz fakes a low kick and lands a one-two combo. The round ends with both of them being on feet.
Round 5: Edwards landed some early leg kicks to start the final round. Diaz moves forward and Edwards tags him with a left hand. Uppercut scores for Diaz. He lands a Stockton slap followed by a left hand and Edwards is stunned. His legs are gone he wobbled and Diaz pressed him. Diaz pulls away and tries to land some punches but his gas tank is out. The final seconds ended and the fight ends.
Result: Leon Edwards def Nate Diaz via Unanimous Decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
UFC 263 Live Results: Demian Maia vs Belal Muhammad
Round 1: Maia looks to tag Muhammad with some early jabs. He dives for a single leg but Muhammad defended it well. Maia again tries for a takedown and throws a left hand while holding Muhammad in the clinch. Muhammad patiently moving forward and Maia fakes a takedown to land a stiff jab. Muhammad throws few kicks just as the round ends.
Round 2: Maia took the center for the start of this round, Muhammad tries to strike him a bit but Maia again shoots for a takedown. Maia closes the range and Muhammad pushes him away with a one-two combo. The crowd is booing them continuously. Maia again clinches him against the fence and Muhammad landed few elbows to end the round.
Round 3: Maia slips under a punch of Muhammad and shoots for one more takedown but nothing seems to be going in his way in this fight. Muhammad defended the takedown once again and almost the whole round ended like this. It frustrating night for Maia and the fight ends.
Result: Belal Muhammad def Demian Maia via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
UFC 263 Live Results: Paul Craig vs Jamahal Hill
Round 1: Both the fighters acquired the center of the Octagon, Hill tries to touch Craig with some short punches. Craig holds him in the clinch and take the fight to the ground. Craig tries to apply an armbar but Hill escapes. He catches him with a roll in armbar once again and Hill’s arm is broken. He appeared to be tapping but the referee didn’t see it. Craig landed some punches and elbows and the referee finally stopped it.
Result: Paul Craig def Jamahal Hill via TKO (Strikes) (Round 1,1:59)
UFC 263 Live Results: Drew Dober vs Brad Riddell
Round 1: Dober walked right into the left hand of Riddell at the start of the fight. He takes it well and landed two straight punches, Riddell also landed some body shots. Dober landed a kick to the body followed by a right hand. He connects again and Riddell gets wobbled.
Dober tries to secure a double leg and Riddle tucks his head. A straight left hand landed for Dober, he landed again and Riddell is stunned. He recovered well and landed a nice right hand. Big shots traded as the horn sounds. What a crazy first round!
Round 2: They engaged again right at the start of the round. Big shots landed by both in the blink of an eye, Riddell tries to change level but Dober sprawl well. Dober shoots for a takedown of his own and Riddell slip-free and reverse. Dober landed a nice knee to the body. They started swinging again but Riddell shoots for a takedown. Dober lands a nice right hand and kicks to the body traded just as the round ends.
Round 3: Riddell landed some quick shots to the body, Dober lands a clean overhand. Dober pressed him against the cage but Riddell countered it nicely. Dober shoots for a takedown and Riddell landed a nice kick to the body. Big hooks traded. Riddell landed a nice left hand and Dober shoots for one more takedown. They ended the fight while trading heavy shots.
Result: Brad Riddell def Drew Dober via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
UFC 263 Live Results: Eryk Anders vs Darren Stewart
Round 1: Stewart takes the center to start the fight, while Anders moves on the outside. Stewart landed a few leg kicks and Anders tries to press forward. Stewart tries to change levels and Anders defended it well. The crowd started booing both of them and Stewart ended the round on the top.
Round 2: Anders started this round a little more aggressively and landed a nice left hand at the start. He fakes a takedown and landed another one. They again locked in the clinch and the crowd started booing immediately. Andres pressed Stewart with punches and Stewart kicks the leg. Punches traded between both just as the round ends.
Round 3: Anders started the round with a quick left hand and Stewart landed a kick to the leg. Stewart ducks in and grabs the body, followed by a nice takedown. Anders tries to muscle his way out but Stewart landed few big left hands. Anders also tries to punch him. They traded again just as the round ends.
Result: Eryk Anders def Darren Stewart via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)
UFC 263 Live Results: Joanne Calderwood vs Lauren Murphy
Round 1: Calderwood started the round with an early low kick and Murphy replied to her with punches. Front kick lands for Calderwood followed by a spinning back fist, right to the chest of Murphy. Murphy rushes forward and grabbed her against the cage. Left hand traded between both, Calderwood landed a nice knee to the body. Murphy tries to move into the clinch and takes a shot just as the round ends.
Round 2: Murphy tries to kept the pressure high at the start of the round and Calderwood landed a nice kick to the body. Murphy goes for a single leg to change the levels and Calderwood showed solid defense. Murphy finally dragged her to the canvas and landed short punches and elbows. Calderwood can’t get herself free and Murphy ended the round on the top.
Round 3: Calderwood landed a nice right hand at the start of the round. Murphy tries to advance but Calderwood landed a kick straight to the body. Murphy changes level but this time Calderwood defended it well. She landed a jab and Murphy still tries to push through. Calderwood landed a superman punch and they traded punches to close the fight.
Result: Lauren Murphy def Joanne Calderwood via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 28-29)
UFC 263 Live Results: Hakeem Dawodu vs Movsar Evloev
Round 1: Dawodu keeping high pressure from the start of the round and Evleov landed the first strike in the form of an overhand right. Jabs traded between both, Evleov trips Hakeem from a kick attempt and Hakeem scrambles to the cage. Evloev trying to drag him down but Hakeem returns to his feet.
Round 2: Evloev throws an overhand right just as the round starts and dives for a single leg. Dawodu scrambles and gets back on his feet but Evloev lifts him up and slams him onto the canvas. He tried to catch him with a rear-naked choke but Dawodu scrambles and saved himself.
Dawodu trying to set free but Evloev kept the pressure high and didn’t let him escape. Dawodu landed some short punches and ended the round once again on his back.
Round 3: Dawodu started the round with few high kicks but they got blocked by Evloev. He missed a punch from the top and Dawodu landed a leg kick. Evloev again dives for the leg and Dawodu successfully defended it this time. He landed some short punches and Evloev took him down again towards the end of the round. Evloev postures up and landed hammer fists just as the round ends.
Result: Movsar Evloev def Hakeem Dawodu via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
UFC 263 Live Results: Alexis Davis vs Pannie Kianzad
Result: Pannie Kainzad def Alexis Davis via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
UFC 263 Live Results: Terrance McKinney vs Matt Frevola
Result: Terrance McKinney def Matt Frevola via knockout (Punches) (Round 1,0:07)
UFC 263 Live Results: Steven Peterson vs Chase Hooper
Result: Steven Peterson def Chase Hooper via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
UFC 263 Live Results: Fares Ziam vs Luigi Vendramini
Result: Fares Ziam def Luigi Vendramini via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
UFC 263 Live Results: Carlos Felipe vs Jake Collier
Result: Carlos Felipe def Jake Collier via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)