Attempting a takedown once per minute, Curtis Blaydes secured his fourth straight win in the heavyweight division with a unanimous decision victory against Alexander Volkov.
By securing 14 of those 25 attempted takedowns, a promotional heavyweight record, Blaydes ensured that another ‘W’ would be added to his growing record.
Meanwhile in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 11, Josh Emmett bested Shane Burgos on the scorecards in a fight that will go down on the shortlist for 2020’s ‘Fight of the Year’.
Curtis Blaydes def. Alexander Volkov via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 49-46)
Josh Emmett def. Shane Burgos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Raquel Pennington def. Marion Reneau via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Jim Miller def. Roosevelt Roberts via submission (armbar) (Round 1, 2:25)
Bobby Green def. Clay Guida via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Tecia Torres def. Brianna Van Buren via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Marc-Andre Barriault def. Oskar Piechota via TKO (Round 2, 4:50)
Gillian Robertson def. Cortney Casey via submission (rear-naked choke) (Round 3, 4:32)
Justin Jaynes def. Frank Camacho via TKO (Round 1, 0:41)
Early Preliminary Card
Lauren Murphy def. Roxanne Modafferi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Austin Hubbard def. Max Rohskopf via TKO (doctor stoppage) (Round 2, 5:00)