UFC 295: Prochazka vs. Pereira Results

Main Card

Alex Pereira vs. Jiri Prochazka

Tom Aspinall vs. Sergei Pavlovich

Mackenzie Dern vs Jessica Andrade

Benoit Saint-Denis vs. Matt Frevola

Pat Sabatini vs. Diego Lopes


Steve Erceg vs. Alessandro Costa

Loopy Godinez vs. Tabatha Ricci

Mateusz Rebecki vs. Nurullo Aliev

Nazim Sadykhov vs. Viacheslav Borshchev

Early Prelims

Jared Gordon vs. Mark Madsen

John Castaneda vs. Kyung Ho Kang

Josh Van vs. Kevin Borjas

Dennis Buzukja vs. Jamall Emmers

The highly anticipated UFC 295 event was an action-packed evening filled with thrilling fights and impressive performances. From knockout victories to dominant displays of skill, the fighters delivered an unforgettable show for fans around the world. Let’s dive into the results and highlights of this epic event.

Key Takeaways:

Alex Pereira Claims UFC Light Heavyweight Title

In the highly anticipated main event of UFC 295Alex Pereira created a monumental upset by claiming the UFC light heavyweight title in a thrilling showdown against Jiri Prochazka. Pereira showcased his exceptional striking skills and resilience, weathering a storm of strikes from Prochazka in the early rounds.

The turning point came in the second round when Pereira unleashed a devastating left and right hook combination, sending Prochazka crashing to the canvas. With his opponent vulnerable, Pereira wasted no time and rained down ground strikes, forcing the referee to intervene and declare him the winner by knockout. This victory not only secured Pereira’s status as the UFC light heavyweight champion, but it also marked his third triumph at the iconic Madison Square Garden.

Emerging as a two-division champion, Alex Pereira has undoubtedly solidified his place among the top fighters in the UFC. His blend of power, precision, and heart has proven to be a winning formula, and his title-winning performance against Jiri Prochazka will undoubtedly go down as one of the most memorable moments in UFC history.

“I am absolutely ecstatic about this victory,” Pereira exclaimed in his post-fight interview. “Becoming the UFC light heavyweight champion is a dream come true, and I am grateful for the opportunity to prove myself on such a grand stage. I want to thank my team, my fans, and everyone who has supported me throughout my journey.”

With his remarkable achievement at UFC 295, Alex Pereira has cemented his place as one of the most dominant forces in the light heavyweight division. The future looks bright for this rising star, and fight fans can expect to witness many more electrifying performances from him in the octagon.

UFC 295 Light Heavyweight Title Bout 
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Result:Knockout (Round 2)

Tom Aspinall Wins Interim Heavyweight Title

At UFC 295, Tom Aspinall emerged victorious and claimed the interim heavyweight title with a stunning first-round knockout victory over Sergei Pavlovich. Aspinall showcased his technical prowess and devastating power, landing consecutive rapid right hands to Pavlovich’s temple that sent him crashing to the canvas. The referee stepped in to halt the fight, solidifying Aspinall’s seventh win in the UFC, all of which have come by way of stoppage.

This triumph not only signifies Aspinall’s ascent in the heavyweight division but also adds another name to the prestigious list of UFC champions from England. Aspinall’s performance at UFC 295 highlights his potential to become a dominant force in the division, as he continues to rack up impressive victories and display his exceptional skill set.

With his interim title win, Aspinall has undoubtedly established himself as a formidable contender in the heavyweight division. Fans eagerly await his next bout, where he will have the opportunity to further cement his status as a rising star in the UFC.

The Dominant Rise of Tom Aspinall

Tom Aspinall’s journey in the UFC has been nothing short of remarkable. Since making his debut in 2020, he has quickly risen through the ranks, showcasing his superior striking and finishing ability in each fight. With a perfect record of seven wins, all finishes, Aspinall has time and again proven his ability to handle the elite heavyweights in the promotion.

“I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunity to compete at such a high level and make my mark in the UFC. Winning the interim heavyweight title is a dream come true, but it’s only the beginning. I’m hungry for more and ready to face anyone who stands in my way,” said Aspinall after his victory at UFC 295.

Aspinall’s unique blend of technical skill, explosive power, and composure inside the octagon have garnered attention from fans and experts alike. With his interim title win, he has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the heavyweight division and a potential future champion.

Jessica Andrade Victorious in TKO Win over Mackenzie Dern

Jessica Andrade showcased her dominance in the Octagon at UFC 295, securing a second-round TKO victory over Mackenzie Dern. Andrade’s display of striking prowess was evident from the opening bell as she outmatched Dern in the stand-up exchanges. With her relentless pressure and powerful punches, Andrade hurt Dern at the end of the first round, setting the stage for the finish in the second.

As the second round commenced, Andrade wasted no time in capitalizing on her advantage. She continued to impose her will upon Dern, landing a series of brutal strikes that sent her opponent reeling multiple times. The referee had no choice but to intervene and stop the fight, declaring Andrade the victor by TKO. This impressive win marked a strong comeback for Andrade after enduring three consecutive stoppage losses. It showcased her resilience and determination to reclaim her place among the top contenders in the division.

The victory against Dern solidifies Andrade’s reputation as one of the most formidable fighters in the women’s strawweight division. Her combination of power, technique, and tenacity poses a significant threat to anyone she faces inside the Octagon. With this win, Andrade continues to make her case for another shot at the title, aiming to add another championship to her already illustrious career.

The determination of Jessica Andrade

“I knew I had to make a statement in this fight,” Andrade said in her post-fight interview. “I had to show the world that I’m still here, that I’m a force to be reckoned with. This victory is just the beginning. I’m ready to take on anyone in the division and prove that I’m the best.”

Andrade’s performance at UFC 295 serves as a reminder of her incredible skill set and her unwavering commitment to success. Her relentless aggression and technical prowess make her a formidable opponent for anyone in the strawweight division. As she continues to showcase her abilities inside the Octagon, there’s no doubt that Andrade will remain a force to be reckoned with in the world of mixed martial arts.

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Mackenzie Dern  

Benoit Saint-Denis Knocks Out Matt Frevola with Head Kick

Benoit Saint-Denis delivered a stunning performance at UFC 295, securing a memorable victory with a head kick knockout against Matt Frevola. Saint-Denis showcased his diverse striking skills, utilizing a range of attacks to keep Frevola on the defensive. In the first round, Saint-Denis unleashed a devastating head kick that connected flush with Frevola’s temple, instantly rendering him unconscious. The referee swiftly intervened, stopping the fight and awarding Saint-Denis the impressive win.

“I have been training diligently for this fight, and I knew that I had the capability to finish the bout with a spectacular knockout,” said Saint-Denis. “I wanted to make a statement and leave a lasting impression, and I believe the head kick was the perfect exclamation point.”

This victory further solidifies Benoit Saint-Denis’ position as an exciting contender in the UFC’s lightweight division. With four wins in his last five fights, including this extraordinary knockout, Saint-Denis is rapidly gaining recognition for his explosive style and finishing abilities. Fans and pundits alike eagerly anticipate his future matchups, as he continues to make his mark in the promotion.

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Matt Frevola  

Diego Lopes Dominates Pat Sabatini for First-Round TKO

Diego Lopes put on a dominant performance at UFC 295, securing a first-round TKO victory over Pat Sabatini. Lopes showcased his superior striking skills, landing powerful punches that overwhelmed Sabatini from the opening bell. The relentless barrage of strikes forced the referee to step in and stop the fight, declaring Lopes the winner.

With this victory, Lopes continues to establish himself as a rising talent in the UFC. He now holds an impressive record of 16 consecutive victories, displaying his ability to finish fights in decisive fashion. Lopes’ performance at UFC 295 reinforces his status as a force to be reckoned with in the featherweight division.

Lopes’ dominant win over Sabatini highlights his technical abilities and relentless aggression inside the Octagon. His striking accuracy and ability to dictate the pace of the fight were evident throughout the bout. Lopes’ first-round TKO victory is a testament to his skills and highlights his potential for future success in the UFC.

“I was extremely prepared for this fight, and I knew I had the skills to dominate Sabatini. I wanted to make a statement and show the world that I am a force to be reckoned with in this division. This victory is just the beginning for me, and I’m ready to take on anyone the UFC puts in front of me.” – Diego Lopes

The Dominant Performance of Diego Lopes

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Pat SabatiniDefeat

Diego Lopes proved his dominance in the featherweight division with a resounding first-round TKO victory over Pat Sabatini at UFC 295. Lopes’ relentless striking and technical prowess were on full display as he overwhelmed Sabatini from the opening bell. With this win, Lopes continues to solidify his position as one of the top contenders in the division and leaves fans eagerly anticipating his next fight.

Other Highlights and Results from UFC 295

Aside from the main events, UFC 295 delivered a thrilling night of fights and exciting outcomes. Steve Erceg showcased his skills and secured a unanimous decision victory over Alessandro Costa. It was a closely contested battle that kept fans on the edge of their seats.

In another thrilling matchup, Loopy Godinez and Tabatha Ricci went head-to-head, resulting in a split decision win for Godinez. The fight was a display of determination and skill from both fighters, leaving the judges with a difficult decision to make.

Mateusz Rebecki made his mark at UFC 295 with an impressive first-round verbal submission victory over Roosevelt Roberts. Rebecki’s quick and decisive win added to the excitement of the event, showcasing his talent and determination in the octagon.

One of the most talked-about fights of the night was the majority draw between Nazim Sadykhov and Viacheslav Borschev. Both fighters displayed incredible skill and resilience, resulting in a closely contested battle that had everyone on the edge of their seats.