UFC 277 results, live stream play-by-play updates | Pena vs. Nunes 2

UFC 277 live stream results and play-by-play updates: UFC women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Pena will make her first 135-pound title defense against former division titleholder Amanda Nunes in the five-round main event TONIGHT (Sat., July 30, 2022) at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, a rematch from their UFC 269 showdown that ended in favor of “The Venezuelan Vixen.” Before that showdown of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 30 coaches gets underway, former flyweight champion Brandon Moreno will look to claim the interim crown in the absence of current 125-pound champion Deiveson Figueiredo. Standing in his way is hard-hitting flyweight contender Kai Kara France, winner of three straight. Elsewhere on the card, former heavyweight title challenger and master of the 265-pound knockout, Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis, returns for three rounds of violence against fast-rising Russian import Sergei Pavlovich.

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CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLE-DIP! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on Sat., July 30, 2022, for the first time in almost four years, headlined by a thrilling women’s Bantamweight championship rematch between division queenpin, Julianna Peña, attempt her first successful title defense against former titleholder and current women’s Featherweight champion, Amanda Nunes. In UFC 277’s pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, an interim Flyweight champion will be crowned when former titleholder, Brandon Moreno, runs it back with Kai Kara-France.

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MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 277 fight card below, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, followed by the remaining undercard balance on ABC/ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.

Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Pena vs. Nunes 2.” Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 277 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)

UFC 277 QUICK RESULTS

Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes
Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara France
Derrick Lewis vs. Sergei Pavlovich
Alexandre Pantoja vs. Alex Perez
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Anthony Smith
Alex Morono vs. Matthew Semelsberger
Rafael Alves vs. Drew Dober
Don’Tale Mayes vs. Hamdy Abdelwahab
Rafa Garcia vs. Drakkar Klose
Michael Morales vs. Adam Fugitt
Ji Yeon Kim vs. Joselyne Edwards
Nicolae Negumereanu vs. Ihor Potieria — Negumereanu def. Potieria by TKO (knees and punches) at 3:33 of Round Two
Orion Cosce vs. Mike Mathetha — Cosce def. Mathetha by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

UFC 277 LIVE PLAY-BY-PLAY:

135 lbs.: UFC Bantamweight champion Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes

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125 lbs.: Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara France for Interim Flyweight championship

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265 lbs.: Derrick Lewis vs. Sergei Pavlovich

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125 lbs.: Alexandre Pantoja vs. Alex Perez

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205 lbs.: Magomed Ankalaev vs. Anthony Smith

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170 lbs.: Alex Morono vs. Matthew Semelsberger

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155 lbs.: Rafael Alves vs. Drew Dober

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265 lbs.: Don’Tale Mayes vs. Hamdy Abdelwahab

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155 lbs.: Rafa Garcia vs. Drakkar Klose

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170 lbs.: Michael Morales vs. Adam Fugitt

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135 lbs.: Ji Yeon Kim vs. Joselyne Edwards

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205 lbs.: Nicolae Negumereanu vs. Ihor Potieria

Round 1: Potieria already talking trash, landing low kicks. Low-high two-piece by Negumereanu, who shoots behind it and takes Potieria to the fence. One minute in. Short right hand from Negumereanu. Little trip nearly gets Potieiria down two minutes in. Short left hands as he forces Potieira down. Half guard. Potieria lands an elbow off his back. Two minutes to go.

Potieria regains guard. Stack pass by Negumereanu, can’t get the back as Potieria stands. Single-leg puts him back on top. Standing over Potieria with a minute to go. He lets him up. Counter right from Negumereanu. Potieria low kick. 10-9 Negumereanu.

Final result: Negumereanu def. Potieria by TKO (knees and punches)


170 lbs.: Orion Cosce vs. Mike Mathetha

Round 1: Low kicks from Mathetha to start. Solid combinations in center cage. More kicks piling up at range. Cosce lands an overhand left, then shoots against the fence a minute in. Knees from Mathetha as he defends. Two minutes in. Cosce landing his own knees. Mathetha gets double unders and reverses. Reversed in turn. Cosce tries a head-and-arm throw, no dice. Nice hip toss into side control with two minutes to go.

Hammerfist from Cosce, not landing much. He lands an elbow, looks for the back as Mathetha stands. Awkward suplex nearly ends with him on the bottom. Back to grinding on the fence. Mathetha tries a head kick on the break. Nice head kick at the bell. 10-9 Cosce.

Round 2: Mathethe going back to the kicks, lands a solid left hand. Cosce ties up, avoids a throw, gets taken to the fence. Jockeying for position. One minute in. Shoulder strike by Cosce. Elbow attempt. Two minutes in. Cosce trying to change levels. Separation. Low kick by Mathetha. Body kick in combination. Two minutes to go.

Cosce left hook, Mathetha head kick. Mathetha with an elbow. Cosce looking tired, gets cracked by a spinning back fist while landing his own. He manages to tie up. One minute to go. Cosce completely gassed, eats another elbow. He changes levels. Mathetha trying to land elbows as he defends. He slips throwing a knee, lands a final jab. 10-9 Mathetha.

Round 3: Mathetha flicking low kicks. Counter left hook. He fires a knee, gets hauled to the fence. One minute in. Lovely lateral drop puts Cosce on top in side control. Half guard. Mathetha gets to his knees and works his way up. Cosce tries a lift, takes his back, hunting the RNC two minutes in. Arm triangle transition, loses it. Full mount with two minutes to go.

Cosce tries to get the arm triangle again, nothing doing. Now on the other side. Elbows. Mathetha tries to sit up, gives up north-south. Retakes the back with a minute to go. Now looking to drop GnP. Half guard. 10-9 Cosce.

Final result: Cosce def. Mathetha by unanimous decision


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