Last night, A.J. McKee secured a spot in the grand prix finals, where the prize is a Featherweight title shot. He did so with an extremely rare submission, that is not often seen at the top level. You can see a video of it within the results.
Also on the card was former UFC Lightweight Champion, Benson Henderson. ‘Bendo’ was coming off a KO loss to Michael Chandler, and looking to get back in the win column.
Below are the results.
A.J. McKee def. Darrion Caldwell via 1st round Submission
Jason Jackson def. Benson Henderson via Unanimous Decision
Joey Davis def. Bobby Lee via Unanimous Decision
Raufeon Stots def. Keith Lee via Unanimous Decision
Jeremy Kennedy def. Matt Bessette via Unanimous Decision
Jaleel Willis def. Mark Lemminger via Unanimous Decision
Jay Jay Wilson def. Sergio DeBari via 1st round KO
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- UFC Rankings Update: Michael Chandler replaces Conor McGregor in top 5
- McGregor’s Head Coach: Conor may go to Boxing if he doesn’t receive immediate rematch
- Khabib Nurmagomedov releases statement on McGregor v Poirier 2
- Michael Chandler on Dan Hooker: “It’s not a fight that favors me in a lot of ways”.
- Hooker on Usman changing camp: “maybe he was the one who needed to change”.
- Dana White says Nate Diaz is returning to 155lbs and has been offered a fight
- Ali Abdelaziz says Chimaev v Edwards “Will not go over 2 rounds”
- Colby Covington: The UFC told me Jorge Masvidal “doesn’t want to fight me.”