UFC 267 is one of the most highly anticipated fight cards of this year. The number one ranked UFC Light Heavyweight fighter Glover Teixeira produced a major upset in the main event and defeated Jan Blachowicz to become the new UFC Light Heavyweight champion.
In the co-main event the former UFC Bantamweight champion, Petr Yan defeated Cory Sandhagen by unanimous decision of the judges and became the interim UFC Bantamweight champion. Apart from these fights here is the UFC 267 live results.
UFC 267 Live: Jan Blachowicz vs Glover Teixeira
Round 1: Blachowicz lands an early kick to start the fight. Teixeira lands a jab and Blachowicz counters him with a low kick. Teixeira lifts up Blachowicz in the air and slams him down, he secures a takedown. Blachowicz tries to free himself from the bottom and Teixeira keeps the pressure high and Blachowicz drives forward. He kept the pressure high and ended the round on top.
Round 2: Blachowicz pumped an early jab and Teixeira moves forward. He ducks again and grabs a single leg. Blachowicz scores a jab and Texieria dives forward, Lead uppercut lands for Blachowicz. They traded big punches, Teixeira shoots for an inside and he drags Blachowicz to the canvas. He works on the mount and Teixeira cracks the chin, that’s it.
Result: Glover Teixeira def. Jan Blachowicz via submission (rear-naked choke) (Round 2, 3:02) and won the light heavyweight title
UFC 267 Live: Cory Sandhagen vs Petr Yan
Round 1: Yan and Sandhagen take the center and Sandhagen kicks the leg. Yan moves forward and Sandhagen lands a nice combination, Yan lands a kick to the body and he scored with a left hand as well. Punches traded between both and straight left hand from Sandhagen. Yan lands a nice low kick and Sandhagen lands a flying knee to finish the round.
Round 2: Yan lands stiff punches to start the round and he picked up the pace, Sandhagen lands a right hand and Yan lands a kick to the body. He keeps chopping the leg and Big left-hand scores from Yan. Sandhagen switches stances and Yan looking good now. Sandhagen shoots for a takedown and Yan finds his spot and lands one more shot to close the round.
Round 3: Yan comes out quick and Sandhagen lands a counter, he kicks the leg and Yan keeps landing shot to the body. Sandhagen scores with an uppercut and Yan lands a crisp jab. Sandhagen gets dropped down and Yan takes the guard and lands some hammerfists. Sandhagen tries to defend himself and they end the round of feet.
Round 4: Yan opens the striking again by landing a kick to the body and Sandhagen lands a left hand. He faints some punches and lands jabs. Two punches combination lands for Yan and Punches traded between both. Sandhagen tries to secure a takedown, Yan counters him with a jab. Sandhagen lands a spinning back fist and Yan keeps volume high to close the round.
Round 5: Sandhagen knows he needs a KO to win this one. He moves forward and scores with a left hand. Yan lands a straight right and Sandhagen’s nose busted open. The head movement is still very high from Sandhagen and Yan lands a high kick straight on the head. Sandhagen lands a spinning back fist and this high-intensity fight end.
Result: Petr Yan def. Cory Sandhagen via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) and won the interim bantamweight title.
UFC 267 Live: Dan Hooker vs Islam Makhachev
Round 1: Makhachev takes the center and overhand right lands from him. He ducks down and secures a takedown, Half guard for Hooker and he tries to land some shot from the bottom, Makhachev takes his hand and Hooker is in trouble and Hokker rips on it, and this is over. Hooker’s tap wasn’t visible and the fight ends.
Result: Islam Makhachev def. Dan Hooker via submission (kimura) (Round 1, 2:25)
UFC 267 Live: Marcin Tybura vs Alexander Volkov
Round 1: Tybura lands a pair of punches to start the fight and scores with a big left hand. Volkov takes a breather and continues trading shots. He lands a nice right hand and Tybura pushes him away. He tries to shoot an inside and Volkov pushes him away, Tybura tries to keep things tied up and Volkov postures up and ends the round on top.
Round 2: Volkov lands a straight right hand and Tybura tries to press forward and he ducks for a takedown. He fakes a takedown and tags him with a punch. Tybura lands a right hand and shoots for a takedown. Volkov defends it nicely again and left-hand scores for Volkov. Tybura moves forward as the round ends and holds him against the cage to finish the round.
Round 3: Tybura moves forward and Volkov lands a front kick to the body. Tybura lands a left hand and Volkov moves forward and lands a pair of strikes. Tybura dives forward and looks for one more takedown, Volkov rattles off with punches and Tybura tries to secure takedown for one last time and Volkov pushes him away and the fight ends.
Result: Alexander Volkov def Marcin Tybura via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
UFC 267 Live: Khamzat Chimaev vs Li Jingliang
Round 1: Chimaev ducks in and secures an early takedown, Jingliang tries to defend and Chimaev lifts him up and slams to the canvas. He talked to Dana White while doing this and Chimaev secures a takedown. Jingliang tries to defend himself and he lands relentless punches. Jingliang tries to move a bit but Chimaev looks for a rear-naked choke. Jingliang tries to defend himself and Chimaev changes it another way and he’s out.
Result: Khamzat Chimaev def Li Jingliang via technical submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 1, 3:16)
UFC 267 Live: Magomed Ankalaev vs Volkan Oezdemir
Round 1: Oezdemir moves forward and occupies the center, Ankalaev works near the cage. He lands a jab from the middle, followed by an uppercut and left hand. Ankalaev grabs him and moves towards the fence. Oezdemir slips and misses a left hand, Ankalaev staying patient and Ozedemir lands a right hand and Ankalaev replies to him with a straight left hand. Oezdemir takes some damage as the round ends.
Round 2: Oezedmir tries to move forward and eats a left hand from Ankalaev, He’s trying to mix his shots but not quite getting it. Ankalaev lands a short punch and Oezedmir’s eyebrow is busted open. Ankalev lands a jab and Oezedmir tries to land a low kick. Ankalaev secures a takedown and the round ends with him on top.
Round 3: Oezedmir’s cut opened as soon as the round starts and Ankalaev cracks him with a right hand. Oezedmir showing his iron chin here and still carrying forward eating those shots. Ankalaev stays away from her and Oezedmir ducks and saves an uppercut. They swung towards the end and finish on their feet.
Result: Magomed Ankalaev def Volkan Oezdemir via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
UFC 267 Live: Virna Jandiroba vs Amanda Ribas
Round 1: Virna attempted a takedown almost immediately, Ribas stuffed it and landed a beautiful knee before letting her go. Ribas wants to keep this fight on the feet and Virna was trying to take her down. Virna took another shot and managed to bring Ribas to the floor, she immediately pulled guard and attempted a choke, Virna got out of it and landed a couple of shots before ending the round on top.
Round 2: This round was more competitive than the previous one, Virna was looking sharp with her striking and slip defense. She was moving well and was bringing in more volume as compared to Ribas. Ribas was landing some clean shots but she stayed behind in terms of volume. Virna attempted a takedown but Ribas countered and ended up on top, quick scramble and they are back on feet. Now Ribas is putting up the pressure, she once again countered a takedown attempt and ended the round strong.
Round 3: Ribas is now the aggressor. She was moving well with her combinations and had an answer for almost everything Virna had to offer. Virna was not finding her range, and she went for another takedown, Ribas stuffed it and landed a huge head kick that stunned Virna. Ribas was not doing anything carelessly, and she finished the round strong with a flurry of strikes.
Result: Amanda Ribas def Virna Jandiroba via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
UFC 267 Live: Ricardo Ramos vs Zubaira Tukhugov
Round 1: Both men locked in an early exchange and Ramos throws heavy kicks. He chops the legs of Tukhugov and Ramos lands a low kick. He is moving well and mixing his attacks, Tukhugov moves forward and lands a right hand, and Ramos’s eye is busted open. Ramos tries to swing back and Tukhgov also got hit by one shot, his right eye is busted open. They end the fight on their feet.
Round 2: Tukhugov looks to counter the shots from Ramos as the fight starts, Ramos tries to stay busy and they both trade shots in close range. Ramos lands a nice jab and Tukhgov misses a left hand. Tukhgov kicks the right leg, Ramos tries to work on the leg. Tukhgov tries to change level and the round ends with both being on the floor.
Round 3: They started the fight with a high pace, strikes traded between both, and jab lands from Tukhugov. Ramos pressed forward and lands an uppercut, Tukhgov keeps the pressure high and Ramos cut the angles to land his shots. Tukhugov tries to land an inside and Ramos is firing. They both traded shots until the round ends.
Result: Zubaira Tukhugov def Ricardo Ramos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
UFC 267 Live: Albert Duraev vs Roman Kopylov
Round 1: Duraev pumps the jab to start the fight and Kopylov lands a low kick and sweeps him to the floor. Duraev lands a kick to the body. Low kick lands for Duraev followed by a left hand, Kopylov lands a kick to the leg and Duraev sets the tone for the fight and he is dictating it. Kopylov lands a big left hand to the body and one minute left in the round and nice finish from him.
Round 2: Kopylov lands a big shot at the start of the round and Duraev is hurt, he crawls back to the feet and leans against the cage. Duraev tries to secure a takedown and he secures the top mount position, he postures up and starts landing some lethal shots. Kopylov defends himself and bucks him. Duraev stays busy and lands hammerfists, one minute left and he lands more punches and elbows. The round ends and Kopylov survives.
Round 3: After the doctor comes out and checks Kopylov, the fight starts again. Kopylov tries to land a high kick that is blocked by Duraev. He lands a clean shot and Duraev’s left eye is busted open. Both men are busted and blood is splattering all over the cage, Kopylov is exhausted but he still looking to land a big shot. Duraev shoots for an inside and the fight finally ends.
Result: Albert Duraev def Roman Kopylov via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-27, 29-27)
UFC 267 Live: Benoit Saint-Denis vs Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Round 1: Saint-Denis lands a body kick to start the fight and Dos Santos lands some big punches. He presses forward and Saint-Denis wraps his body and drives Dos Santos to the floor. They traded punches and Dos Santos lands a right hand, Saint-Denis again shoots for the leg and Dos Santos again goes to the floor. He pops back up and they finish the round on the feet.
Round 2: Saint-Denis started to press at the start of the round and Dos Santos lands a big knee. Saint-Denis is hurt and Dos Santos big punches, he defended himself well and huge right-hand lands, Saint-Denis is again out of his feet. He is out but he is refusing to go down and Dos Santos works back on feet, they traded back to feet and an explosive round ends.
Round 3: They engaged as the round starts and Saint-Denis complains of an eye poke, he can’t see and the referee continues the fight what the heck is he doing. Dos Santos scores again and Saint-Denis is hurt, he is battered and bloodied. Saint-Denis is exhausted they land big punches and one minute left they continue in the clinch and the fight is finally over.
Result: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos def Benoit Saint-Denis by Unanimous Decision (29-26, 29-26, 29-26)
UFC 267 Live: Shamil Gamzatov vs Michal Oleksiejczuk
Round 1: Oleksiejczuk started the fight with an early left hand that connected to the body. Gamzatov changes level and Oleksiejczuk lands big punches to the body. Gamzatov lands a straight right hand. Oleksiejczuk returns the favor with a big left hand and press forward and lands two more shots. Oleksiejczuk lands a big uppercut and he keeps punching and that’s it the fight ends.
Result: Michal Oleksiejczuk def Shamil Gamzatov via TKO (Punches) (Round 1, 3:31)
UFC 267 Live: Makwan Amirkhani vs Lerone Murphy
Round 1: Both men occupy the center and Murphy switches stance and Amirkhani immediately shoots for an inside and takes the action to the floor. Murphy turns back and took the center, Amirkhani recognizes it and slips into the half guard. He grabs the leg and pulls him into the fence. Murphy turns his knee and came back to standing. He drags it back to the floor and Amirkhani controls well. He finishes the fight on top.
Round 2: They exchanged again as the round starts and Murphy lands a huge knee and Amirkhani is out. Wow, that was a beautiful knee.
Result: Lerone Murphy def Makwan Amirkhani via Knockout (Knee) (Round 2, 0:14)
UFC 267 Live: Andre Petroski vs Hu Yaozong
Round 1: Yaozong paws some jabs in the mid-air to get in a rhythm and Petroski lands an inside kick, he lands a nice left hand and Yaozong slips a kick and Petroski grabs his neck. He tries to secure a guillotine and Petroski squeezes it before he finally lets it go. Yaozong rolls and Petroski looks to grab his neck again, they both get back up again and Petroski landed big shots on his feet. Yaozong also swung back and they ended the round of feet trading heavy shots.
Round 2: Punches traded between both and Petroski again tries to land a takedown. Yaozong gets back on his feet very fastly and Petroski lands some punches. Yaozong scrambles well and Petroski gets hold of his neck, he tries to land a D’arce and turns it into an arm triangle. Big punch from the top and Yaozong defending the transitions smartly, less than a minute left and Petroski lands shots from short range.
Round 3: Petroski shoots another one from close range and Yaozong looks forward to standing and bang but his opponent drives him again to the canvas. Yaozong is in a sitting position and Petroski tries to keep him on the floor. Both men look exhausted. Yaozong gets on his knee and Petroski lands a big uppercut. Yaozong is hurt and Petroski looks for a finish, he locks in the arm triangle and that’s it he ends the fight with seconds remaining.
Result: Andre Petroski def Hu Yaozong via Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) (Round 3, 4:46)
UFC 267 Live: Allan Nascimento vs Tagir Ulanbekov
Round 1: Nascimento started the striking with a low kick that connects. Ulanbekov returns the favor with punches and both men exchanged heavy blows. Nascimento tries to connect a jumping knee and took the action to the canvas. Ulanbekov gets the arm inside and looks for a triangle but he survives and comes back to his feet again. They both locked in the clinch and Nascimento controls the head and holds Kimura’s grip and the horn sounds.
Round 2: They both exchanged once again as the round starts and Ulanbekov moves aggressively on the feet. He gets an inside leg but can’t secure the takedown. Nascimento stays on arm and he’s getting some leverage now. Ulanbekov lands some punches from the top and Nascimento lands elbows from underneath. The round ended with both of them landing lethal blows.
Round 3: Quick exchange between both and Ulanbekov drives forward to secure one more takedown. Nascimento again turned his attention towards Kimura and he comes in open guard. Nascimento works the legs and has two minutes left. Punches traded and Nascimento working from the bottom, Ulanbekov controls and they landed a few punches just as the round ends.
Result: Tagir Ulanbekov def Allan Nascimento via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)