UFC 221: Romero vs. Rockhold – Results

UFC 221: Romero v Rockhold takes place today, February 10th, 2018 at the Perth Arena in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The main event features an interim Middleweight Championship fight between Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold. Although the bout is billed as an interim title fight it is sort of . . . due to the fact that Romero missed making weight, the only one that can achieve the title with a win is Rockhold. In the event that Romero wins it only counts as a win for him and he doesn’t get the interim title.

Main Card (On PPV, 7:00 PM PT)

  • Yoel Romero vs. Luke Rockhold – Romero by KO -punches- 1:28 R3
  • Mark Hunt vs. Curtis Blaydes – Blaydes by unanimous decision R3
  • Tai Tuivasa vs. Cyril Asker – Tuivasa by TKO -strikes- 2:18 R1
  • Jake Matthews vs. Li Jingliang – Matthews by unanimous decision R3
  • Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov – Pedro by submission -kimura- 3:54 R1

Preliminary Card (On FOX Sports 1, 5:00 PM PT)

  • Damien Brown vs. Dong Hyun Kim – Kim by split decision R3
  • Rob Wilkinson vs. Israel Adesanya – Adensanya by TKO -strikes- 3:37 R2
  • Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alex Volkanovski – Volkanovski by TKO -strikes- 4:57 R2
  • Jussier Formiga vs. Ben Nguyen – Formiga by Technical Submission -RNC- 1:43 R3

Preliminary Bouts (On UFC Fight Pass, 3:30 PM PT)

  • Ross Pearson vs. Mizuto Hirota – Pearson by unanimous decision R3
  • Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Quinonez – Quinonez by unanimous decision R3
  • Luke Jumeau vs. Daichi Abe – Jumeau by unanimous decision R3