UFC London live stream results: The promotion is once again staging its unique brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) action “across the pond” with its latest and greatest (and conveniently daytime) ESPN+ broadcast of “Blaydes vs. Aspinall,” where Tom Aspinall will resume his march toward the heavyweight title by disposing of every ready, willing, and able Top 5 contender. That journey continues against No. 4-ranked Curtis Blaydes later this afternoon (Sat., July 23, 2022) inside the world-famous O2 Arena in London, England, with a special co-main event between featherweight phenom Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett and non-twerking grappling wunderkind Jordan Leavitt. In addition, former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson makes his way back to the Octagon against Nikita Krylov, who (finally) spared us the goofy “Al Capone” nickname in favor of “The Miner.” Jack Hermansson, Chris Curtis, Molly McCann, Hannah Goldy, Paul Craig, and Volkan Oezdemir will also see main card action this weekend in London.
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Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Blaydes vs. Aspinall.” Without further delay, see below for the updated UFC London results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action).
UFC LONDON QUICK RESULTS:
265 lbs.: Curtis Blaydes vs. Tom Aspinall
185 lbs.: Jack Hermansson vs. Chris Curtis
155 lbs.: Paddy Pimblett vs. Jordan Leavitt
205 lbs.: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Nikita Krylov — Krylov def. Gustafsson by KO (punches) at 1:07 of Round One
125 lbs.: Molly McCann vs. Hannah Goldy — McCann def. Goldy by TKO (spinning elbow and punches) at 3:52 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
205 lbs.: Paul Craig vs. Volkan Oezdemir — Oezdemir def. Craig by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
155 lbs.: Mason Jones vs. Ludovit Klein — Klein def. Jones by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
155 lbs.: Marc Diakiese vs. Damir Hadzovic — Diakiese def. Hadzovic by unanimous decision (30-26 x2, 30-27)
145 lbs.: Nathaniel Wood vs. Charles Rosa — Wood def. Rosa by unanimous decision (30-26 x2, 30-27)
145 lbs.: Makwan Amirkhani vs. Jonathan Pearce — Pearce def. Amirkhani by TKO (punches) at 4:10 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS
125 lbs.: Charles Johnson vs. Muhammad Mokaev — Mokaev def. Johnson by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
155 lbs.: Jai Herbert vs. Kyle Nelson — Herbert def. Nelson by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
125 lbs.: Mandy Bohm vs. Victoria Leonardo — Leonardo def. Bohm by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
170 lbs.: Claudio Silva vs. Nicolas Dalby — Dalby def. Silva by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 29-27)
UFC LONDON LIVE PLAY-BY-PLAY:
265 lbs.: Curtis Blaydes vs. Tom Aspinall
185 lbs.: Jack Hermansson vs. Chris Curtis
155 lbs.: Paddy Pimblett vs. Jordan Leavitt
205 lbs.: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Nikita Krylov
Round 1: They get right to slugging and Krylov floors Gustafsson with an overhand right. Gustafsson scrambles up into a takedown attempt, eating a barrage of shots. They separate but Krylov’s chasing him, firing heat and landing a back fist. Lead knee attempt from Krylov. Gustafsson catches it, but Krylov knocks him silly with a short left hand while on one leg. “The Mauler” crumples and in comes the ref.
Final result: Krylov def. Gustafsson by KO (punches)
125 lbs.: Molly McCann vs. Hannah Goldy
Round 1: Early body-head combo by McCann. Goldy ties up, lands a nice knee. Sharp 1-2. 1-2 from McCann in return. Both fall short with combos. Shifting right lands clean for McCann. One minute in. Lead left. Goldy shoots, denied. Low kick lands. 1-2 from McCann in return. Goldy tries a single-leg and takes her to the fence. Two minutes in. Solid balance from McCann so far. Separation. McCann loads up on a leg kick, has it caught, lands an elbow. Two minutes to go.
1-2 by McCann. Stiff jab. Goldy with a couple nice hooks on the exit. McCann catches a kick, lands an overhand right, avoids a leglock. Another hard right hand and Goldy’s hurt. McCann follows with another spinning elbow, then pours on the heat until Goldy slumps forward.
Final result: McCann def. Goldy by TKO (spinning elbow and punches)
205 lbs.: Paul Craig vs. Volkan Oezdemir
Round 1: Oezdemir advancing, lands a low kick, denies an attempt to pull guard. Craig stays attached, looks for a leg, ties up again. Another guard pull. Sweep attempt to heel hook. Transition to a straight ankle lock a minute in. Oezdemir fighting his grip. Back to the heel hook. Oezdemir gets his knee free and slips out back to the feet. Oezdemir fires a naked low kick, which Craig uses to pull guard yet again. Craig tries his usual triangle setup, eats punches in guard. Solid short punches from Oezdemir. He bails with two minutes to go.
Craig shoots, denied. Short elbows from Oezdemir. He gets free of a single-leg and separates. Teep and low kick by Craig. Oezdemir tries a 1-1-2, pulls back on what would have been an illegal knee as Craig falls to his back. Oezdemir waves him up with a minute to go. Left hook, again waves Craig up. Craig shoots, can’t pull guard. Solid low kick by Oezdemir. Craig sneaks in a couple short lefts and a head kick, avoiding a flurry. 10-9 Oezdemir.
Round 2: Craig tries a Brazilian kick, gets dumped to the mat. Oezdemir lets him up. Hard 1-1-2 by Craig. Leg kicks from Oezdemir in return. Craig fires his own, shoots, rolls for a leg. Nice left hook on the way up. Craig charging a minute in. He pulls half guard. Oezdemir stands, eats left hooks. Short combo in return. Can’t tell if Oezdemir is fading or if that’s just how he looks. Two minutes in. Craig shoots, denied. Spinning back kick attempt. He shoots again, pulls guard, nearly gives up mount. Back to half guard. Short elbows from Oezdemir, who lets him up with two minutes to go.
Cross counter by Oezdemir. Nice short right. Craig comes back with a combo. He tries another, lands a spinning elbow. Jab by Oezdemir with a minute to go. Nice combo by Oezdemir on the fence and an uppercut on the way down. A few more punches, then he lets Craig back up. Trading punches near the fence. Big overhand by Oezdemir, who denies another takedown and drops punches. Think that late work edged it for Oezdemir. 10-9 Oezdemir.
Round 3: Trading kicks to start. Oezdemir to the body, then stings Craig with a left hook upstairs. Craig catches a body kick, but ends up on the bottom and Oezdemir blasts away until Craig threatens his arm. Oezdemir lets him up a minute in. Low kick lands for him. Craig lands one in return. Craig shoots, eats punches, pulls half guard. Oezdemir stands and lets him up two minutes in. Lead left amid some mutual inactivity. Clean jab and low kick. Craig shoots, easily rebuffed, just avoids a left hook on the way up. Two minutes to go.
Jab by Oezdemir, avoids an elbow. He takes Craig down as the latter tries a spinning elbow, lets him up. Nice right cross by Craig. One minute to go. Oezdemir threatens a shot. Combo by Craig, jabs by Oezdemir. Oezdemir low kicks, Craig body kick. Craig shoots, can’t grab a leg. They trade in the center. Good 2-1 by Oezdemir, tries a leaping hook. 10-9 Oezdemir.
Final result: Oezdemir by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Mason Jones vs. Ludovit Klein
Round 1: Jones tries a body kick. Uppercut behind a cross, eats a flurry from Klein in return. Klein landing off the back foot. One minute in. Sharp left cross to body kick. He keeps landing that left hand as he backs up but Jones is walking through it. Jones with a right hand as he backs Klein to the fence. Knee downstairs. Two minutes in. Both land hard on the break. Jones sneaks in an uppercut as he re-enters the clinch. More knees to the body. Klein tries to reverse, lands with double unders. Elbow on the exit. Two minutes to go.
Klein counters a Superman punch with a right hook, then kicks Jones flush in the head to no effect. Jones ties up up again, goes back to the knees and elbows. Separation. Counter left from Klein to counter a corkscrew uppercut. Jones with his own counter left with a minute to go. 2-3 by Klein as he angles off. Flying head kick lands flush for Klein but yet again Jones just doesn’t even acknowledge it. Jones looks for a takedown, can’t get the foot sweep. Trading knees inside. 10-9 Klein on the more telling blows.
Round 2: Nice exchange to start the round. Jones coming on strong, but gets floored by a brutal counter left in combination. Klein follows him down into half guard. Jones regains guard a minute in, eats hammerfists. He tries to sit up, forced back down. Jones looking for submissions and the occasional strike, not doing much to stand. Two minutes in. Now he tries to kick Klein off. Gets to his knees, caught in a front headlock. Klein tries to transition to the back. Jones turns to face him. Two minutes to go.
Jockeying for position. Knees to the body from Jones. He changes levels twice, twice denied via underhook, and they separate. Jones tossing out kicks. One minute to go. Counter left and body kick by Klein. He looks like he’s slowing down a big. Jones shoots, denied, lands a nice knee. Klein counters a hip toss and puts him on the fence. Again jockeying for position. 10-9 Klein.
Round 3: Sharp 1-2 by Klein. Jones ties up, fires knees downstairs. Elbow up top. Flying triangle attempt, no dice and Klein follows him down into guard. One minute in. Jones trying to play a high guard, not getting particularly close with anything. He tries to kick Klein off, can’t do so. Two minutes in. Klein staying tight, chipping away. Two minutes to go.
Jones spins to his knees and Klein latches onto his back. Standing backpack. Klein hops off, pressing him against the cage with a minute to go. Jones fires uppercuts in the clinch. Jump knee on the exit. Straight left by Klein. 10-9 Klein.
Final result: Klein def. Jones by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Marc Diakiese vs. Damir Hadzovic
Round 1: Diakiese shoots, locks his hands, and takes Hadzovic down into guard. Hadzovic trying to use the cage to stand a minute in. Diakiese staying heavy, not landing a ton. Two minutes in. Half guard. Two minutes to go.
Single hook control against the fence. Short left hands. One minute to go. More punches, solid elbow. 10-9 Diakiese.
Round 2: Low kick from Hadzovic. Diakiese shoots once again, runs the pipe for another takedown. Half guard for Diakiese. One minute in. Still not a lot of ground-and-pound. Two minutes in. Hadzovic works his way to the feet, dragged back down. Back up, back down with two minutes to go.
Diakiese continuing to control and do very little else. Clash of heads cuts Hadzovic near the left eye. One minute to go. Herb Dean restarts them standing. Hadzovic tries to shoot, gets caught in a front headlock, eats an elbow. Solid left hook by Diakiese, then a long uppercut into a combination. 10-9 Diakiese.
Round 3: Diakiese feints, shoots, denied. Low kick lands for him, then an easy throw into guard. One minute in. Short ground-and-pound from “Bonecrusher.” Two minutes in. Continuing to land short shots. Two minutes to go.
More of the same. One minute to go. Now Diakiese postures and Hadzovic tries to sit into him. They stand with 10 seconds to go. Diakiese tries a cartwheel kick, then hits one last takedown. 10-9 Diakiese.
Final result: Diakiese def. Hadzovic by unanimous decision
145 lbs.: Nathaniel Wood vs. Charles Rosa
Round 1: Rosa tossing out kicks, eats a combination near the fence. Calf kick to 1-2 from Wood. Rosa changes levels under a lead right, can’t get the single-leg a minute in. Separation. Body kicks from Rosa, low kick from Wood in return. Slick counter left by Wood, then a calf kick that floors Rosa. More combinations after Rosa stands. Two minutes in. Nice lead left by Rosa. Counter knee, eats a left hook in return. Switch body kick, knee to the body. Left from Wood on the exit. Snap kick appears to bother Rosa. Again, heavy combinations behind it. Again the snap kick. Calf kick makes Rosa switch stance. Two minutes to go.
Counter hook, low kick, left hook land for Wood. Rosa comes back with a knee to the junk. He tries to fire kicks as Wood looks for more boxing combos. Another calf kick appears to really bother Rosa, who’s staying southpaw now. One minute to go. Both fire elbows inside. Rosa catches a body kick, nice takedown into half guard. Nice d’arce attempt in the waning seconds. 10-9 Wood.
Round 2: Clean counter right from Wood, who eats a leg kick in return. Clean left hook. Low kick to 1-2 and Rosa’s cheek is cut. Rosa tries a knee, eats a cross, lands a left hook a minute in. Calf kick knocks Rosa over, Wood kicks it again as he stands. Rosa lead left two minutes in. That calf is toast. Rosa manages to land a huge overhand left on the way up, but to no effect. Sharp left hook and calf kick by Wood. Quick jab, little outside trip, doesn’t follow him down. Two minutes to go.
Lead left by Rosa. Both fire elbows on the break. Wood avoids a shit, lands a counter left, trips Rosa to the mat. Another nasty calf kick on the way up. One minute to go. Wood 1-2. Rosa’s just a step behind, walks into a counter left. 1-2 by Wood to end the round. 10-9 Wood.
Round 3: More low kicks from Wood, who avoids Rosa’s attempt to start a scramble. Rosa shoots again, sprawled on, eats an elbow while grabbing wood’s glove. Rosa tries a spinning elbow, eats another low kick. Trading knees inside. Rosa tries another spinning elbow. Two minutes in. Hard elbow by Wood, who absorbs a left hook. Solid combination from Rosa. Wood comes back with a straight right, floors him with another calf kick. Rosa tries to pull guard, can’t with two minutes to go.
Sharp counter right lands for Wood. Elbow, snap kick, calf kick. Rosa whiffs another spinning elbow. Straight left and calf kick by Wood. Rosa looking for a single-leg with a minute to go. Wood disengages. Another calf kick drops Rosa, who’s swinging for the fences and eats a big right hand. Final takedown before the bell, last-ditch front choke way too late. 10-9 Wood.
Final result: Wood def. Rosa by unanimous decision
145 lbs.: Makwan Amirkhani vs. Jonathan Pearce
Round 1: Both men prodding with kicks early on. Amirkhani tries a flying knee, lands a leg kick. He ducks an overhand right, eats an absolute boatload of Travis Browne-style elbows as the scramble proceeds. One minute in. Pearce looks for the switch, taken back down. Nice suplex by Amirkhani, ends up on the bottom. Good movement from Pearce but Amirkhani counters with an anaconda setup two minutes in. Pearce drives through for a takedown but the anaconda’s getting tighter. Amirkhani loses it but lands an uppercut on the break. Two minutes to go.
Lead left by Amirkhani. Already looking a little winded. Solid straight lefts though. Pearce fires a 1-2, eats another straight left. Amirkhani shoots again, reversed via kimura grip. Same sequence again with a minute to go. More hard Browne elbows. Amirkhani trying to drive in, eating more and more elbows. Pearce ends up on top, keeps striking until the bell. 10-9 Pearce.
Round 2: Early exchanges, nice right hooks from Amirkhani landing repeatedly. Counter knee catches Amirkhani leaning and Pearce follows up with combinations before taking Amirkhani down into guard. Pearce looks for the back, denied, settles for half guard. Scarf hold. Hard knees to the body. Punches, knee on the way up. Nice ankle pick and elbow with two minutes to go.
More punches piling up for Pearce. Elbows as well. Lotta damage piling up. Ref warning Amirkhani to improve position but Pearce just keeps bludgeoning him until the ref intervenes.
Final result: Pearce def. Amirkhani by TKO (punches)
125 lbs.: Charles Johnson vs. Muhammad Mokaev
Round 1: Mokaev very aggressive early, trying to open up on the fence. Body shot. Uppercut to left hook to shot. Nice inside reap to finish. Big body lock suplex after Johnson stands a minute in. Mokaev looking to take the back. Johnson managing to stay standing but can’t separate. Two minutes in. There’s a good slam from Mokaev, can’t establish on the back before Johnson stands again. Still attached against the fence. Two minutes to go.
Johnson still trying to fight the hands unsuccessfully. Sneaky back elbow. Mokaev switches to a double-leg, gets him down for a moment. One minute to go. Another successful takedown, again Johnson stands right away but can’t separate. 10-9 Mokaev.
Round 2: Both men feinting early. Simultaneous kicks. Mokaev whiffs a spinning back fist. He shoots, denied a minute in. He backs Johnson to the fence with punches, then hits another takedown to put Johnson on his seat. Johnson works his way back up, but Mokaev’s already back in the same rear body lock he had for most of the first round. Two minutes in. Johnson turns to face him, lovely sit-through by Mokaev to get that position again. Mokaev looking for the back, too low. settles for top position. Butterfly guard with two minutes to go.
Nice riding from Mokaev to retain position. Johnson tries to turn for a kneebar, denied, gives up side control with a minute to go. Mokaev stands over him, back to guard. 10-9 Mokaev.
Round 3: Johnson lands a low kick, blocks a head kick. Mokaev times a Johnson knee and shoots once again. Successful takedown against the fence. One minute in. Back to the one-hook bodylock. Another takedown. Two minutes in. Big suplex by Mokaev and he finally manages to take the back, but ditches it to grab the body lock again. They separate with two minutes to go.
Mokaev shoots again, gets the body lock. He changes levels, gets him down, back up with a minute to go. Johnson tries to clamp down on a power guillotine, ditches it when it’s not there. Failed switch attempt before the bell. 10-9 Mokaev.
Final result: Mokaev def. Johnson by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Jai Herbert vs. Kyle Nelson
Round 1: Solid kicks from Nelson to start. Body and calf kick land well. One minute in. Nelson catches a body kick and hauls him to the fence. Two minutes in. Herbert reverses with two minutes to go.
Nasty elbow from Nelson. Jockeying for position. Knees from Herbert. More short elbows by Nelson in return. Elbows on the break with a minute to go. Head kick attempt. Calf kick. Body kick, calf kick. 10-9 Nelson.
Round 2: Nelson continuing to land kicks any time Herbert tries to let his hands go. One minute in. Herbert jab, Nelson low kick. Trading low kicks now. Herbert looks for left hooks downstairs. Knee from Nelson in the clinch and he takes Herbert to the fence two minutes in. Herbert reverses, gets reversed. Foot sweep attempt with two minutes to go.
Elbow from Nelson. Bigger one from Herbert. Knees to the body. They break with a minute to go. Another Nelson low kick. Sharp combo by Herbert and he puts him on the fence again. Brutal knee on the break and he sprawls on Nelson’s shot. Nelson drives through and puts him on the fence. 10-9 Herbert.
Round 3: They trade low kicks to start, Nelson gets the better of it. Another hard low kick met by a Herbert left hook. Nelson shoots, gets reversed and ends up on the bottom. Half guard for Herbert a minute in. Staying heavy. Two minutes in. Landing short shots, nothing major. Two minutes to go.
Nelson working his way up against the fence, does so with double underhooks with a minute to go. Nelson tries to elbow at the bell. 10-9 Herbert.
Final result: Herbert def. Nelson by unanimous decision
125 lbs.: Mandy Bohm vs. Victoria Leonardo
Round 1: Bohm looking to stay rangy, but Leonardo manages to tie up and put her on the fence. One minute in. Bohm reverses. Leonardo reverses in turn two minutes in. Outside trip attempt, nothing doing. They separate. Brief pause to shut the Octagon door. Jab-knee-right cross by Bohm with two minutes to go.
Solid low kick. Leonardo looking for side kicks, falling short. Another Bohm low kick as she backs away from a spin. 1-1-2 by Leonardo. One minute to go. Leonardo manages to grab a body lock and take her down into half guard. Bohm immediately gets to her feet against the cage. Short clinch strikes from Leonardo. 10-9 Bohm.
Round 2: Solid cross and side kick from Leonardo to start. Bohm lands a low kick, eats a flurry. Right cross after backing away from a combo. One minute in. Leonardo ties up, can’t complete it, takes Bohm to the fence. Jockeying for position two minutes in. Knees to the body met by a hard Bohm elbow. Jab from Leonardo. Side kick and right hand. Solid combo. They tie up and Leonardo takes her to the fence after landing a knee. Two minutes to go.
Trading knees inside. Ref separates them with a minute to go. Clash of heads as Leonardo enters the clinch. Right hand on the break. Bohm body kick, Leonardo side kick. Solid body work by Bohm as Leonardo shoots. 10-9 Leonardo.
Round 3: Leonardo falling short with kicks. Solid Bohm low kick. They trade right hands and Leonardo tries to chase, eating an elbow inside before taking her to the fence. One minute to go. Bohm trying to cinch up a guillotine, Leonardo breaks her grip. Bohm reverses, lands knees downstairs. Ref wants more action. Two minutes in. Knees and left hook land for Leonardo on the break. Clash of heads, right cross by Bohm. Nice body kick. Leonardo ties up and puts her on the fence again. Ref splits them up. Two minutes to go.
Leonardo side kick, Bohm jab. Bohm looks for an elbow and eats short punches. More good work inside by Leonardo. Nice low kick by Bohm. One minute to go. Bohm looking for combos. Reactive shot by Leonardo lets her put Bohm on the fence again. Nice trip and “Fury” has her first completed takedown. She ends the fight dropping punches. 10-9 Leonardo.
Final result: Leonardo def. Bohm by unanimous decision
170 lbs.: Claudio Silva vs. Nicolas Dalby
Round 1: Early shot from Silva. Dalby defending against the fence. Silva trying to run the pipe as Dalby fights his grip. One minute in. Silva manages to wrench him down and pass directly to mount. Dalby trying to bridge two minutes in as Silva stays heavy. Short right hands from “Hannibal.” Dalby manages to regain half guard with two minutes to go.
Shoulder pressure from Silva. Dalby trying to work his way up against the fence, eats right hands. One minute to go. More short punches by Silva. 10-9 Silva.
Round 2: Nice low kick from Dalby, but as he tries to open up, Silva bullies him to the mat. Dalby stuck on his butt against the fence. Working to stand, but gives up his back, and Silva wraps up the body triangle a minute in. Neck crank attempt. Dalby trying to turn into guard, does so. Two minutes in. Hard elbows by Dalby. Silva works his way up, eats a hard left hook as he attempts desperation shots. Two minutes to go.
Dalby forces him down, lands hard right hands on the way up. Silva looks completely spent. Dalby opening up against the fence. Hard knees to the body. One minute to go. Dalby really doing damage with those, sneaking in ones to the head as well. Silva still looking for desperation shots as Dalby tees off. 10-9 Dalby, not quite a 10-8.
Round 3: Hard low kick from Dalby. Silva tries an ugly shot, then pulls guard. Short elbows from Dalby. One minute in. More elbows. Two minutes in. Brief triangle attempt from Silva goes nowhere. More Dalby elbows. He waves Silva up. Head kick attempt, eats a body kick and leg kick. Nice elbow by Silva with two minutes to go.
Sharp counter hook lands for Dalby. Well-timed shot puts Silva on top. Dalby regains guard, looks for an omoplata. One minute to go. That’s in decently deep actually. Silva gets free, looks for mount, settles for half guard. Solid hammerfists, but Dalby gets to his feet. Fun fight. 10-9 Dalby.
Final result: Dalby def. Silva by unanimous decision
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