CPL T20 2023

Justin Gaethje knocks out Dustin Poirier at UFC 291

In an electrifying match at Delta Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Justin Gaethje emerged victorious, clinching the BMF title with a knockout victory over Dustin Poirier in the second round. The two fighters had a closely contested first round, but Gaethje’s well-placed right high kick in the early stages of the second round breached Poirier’s guard and sent him down, securing the win for Gaethje.

In the co-main event of UFC 291, Alex Pereira showcased an impressive performance in the light heavyweight division, defeating former champion Jan Blachowicz in a thrilling battle. The fight was intense, and two of the three judges scored it in favor of Pereira, with a scoreline of 29-28, 28-29, and 29-28.

Other notable results from UFC 291 include Derrick Lewis defeating Marcos Rogerio de Lima via TKO in the first round, Bobby Green securing a victory over Tony Ferguson with a technical submission via arm-triangle choke in the third round, and Kevin Holland submitting Michael Chiesa with a D’arce choke in the first round.

Here are all the results from UFC 291:

  • Justin Gaethje defeats Dustin Poirier by KO (right high kick) at 1:00 of Round 2
  • Alex Pereira defeats Jan Blachowicz by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Derrick Lewis defeats Marcos Rogerio de Lima by TKO (strikes) at 0:33 of Round 1
  • Bobby Green defeats Tony Ferguson by technical submission (arm-triangle choke) at 4:54 of Round 3
  • Kevin Holland defeats Michael Chiesa by submission (D’arce choke) at 2:39 of Round 1
  • Gabriel Bonfim def. Trevin Giles by submission (guillotine choke) at 1:13 of Round 1
  • CJ Vergara defeats Vinicius Salvador by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Roman Kopylov defeats Claudio Ribeiro by KO (left high kick) at 0:33 of Round 2
  • Jake Matthews defeats Darrius Flowers by submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:37 of Round 2
  • Uros Medic defeats Matthew Semelsberger by TKO (strikes) at 2:36 of Round 3
  • Miranda Maverick defeats Priscila Cachoeira by submission (armbar) at 2:11 of Round 3

The event showcased thrilling matchups and impressive performances from the fighters, leaving fans in awe of the action-packed night of MMA action.

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