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UFC 295 recap: Pereira stops Prochazka, Aspinall knocks out Pavlovich

Nasir Jabbar

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UFC 295 recap: Pereira stops Prochazka, Aspinall knocks out Pavlovich

Alex Pereira and Tom Aspinall scored huge wins at UFC 295 to walk away from New York City with UFC titles.

Pereira beat Jiri Prochazka to capture the UFC light-heavyweight title.

And in the co-main event, Aspinall knocked out Sergei Pavlovich to win the interim UFC heavyweight title.

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A recap of live updates from UFC 295 can be seen below.

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KEY Points

  • Alex Pereira beats Jiri Prochazka in controversial fashion to win UFC light-heavyweight title Read Post

  • Tom Aspinall KNOCKS OUT Sergei Pavlovich to win interim UFC heavyweight title Read Post

  • Jessica Andrade batters Mackenzie Dern to return to win column Read Post

  • Benoit Saint-Danis lands vicious head-kick to KO Matt Frevola Read Post

  • Diego Lopes destroys Pat Sabatini to kick off main-card Read Post

  • Donald Trump arrives at Madison Square Garden with Dana White Read Post

  • Steve Erceg, Loopy Godinez and Mateusz Rebecki score wins in prelim card Read Post

  • Jared Gordon wins big as Joshua Van and Kevin Borjas put on thrilling fight in early prelims Read Post

20 days ago
Breaking News

Alex Pereira scored a controversial win over Jiri Prochazka to claim the UFC light-heavyweight title.

The Monster-sponsored athlete stopped Prochazka in the second round of their main-event showdown at UFC 295.

He struck the Czech fighter with a series of elbows, with referee Marc Goddard intervening and halting the contest.



20 days ago
Breaking News

Tom Aspinall has become the third British fighter in UFC history to win a championship following his UFC 295 triumph.

Aspinall stopped Sergei Pavlovich in the first round of their interim UFC heavyweight clash.

He connected with a big right hand before following up with some brutal ground and pound.



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Jessica Andrade punished Mackenzie Dern to win her first UFC fight since January.

Andrade had lost her last three fights before UFC 295.

But she returned to the win column as she battered Dern, clinching a stoppage victory in the second round.



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20 days ago

Benoit Saint-Danis delivered a vicious head-kick to KO Matt Frevola as he registered a huge UFC win.

The Frenchman needed just 91 seconds to stop Frevola.

He landed a head-kick before connecting with a series of punches to record a big win at UFC 295.


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Diego Lopes produced a sensational performance to stop Pat Sabatini to kick off the UFC 295 main-card.

Lopes shrugged off Sabatini's takedown then put him away with a flurry of vicious punches, securing the stoppage one minute and 30 seconds into the first round.


20 days ago

Donald Trump showed up at UFC 295 with Dana White and Kid Rock.

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20 days ago

Michael Bisping has paid a visit to Tom Aspinall's dressing room ahead of his championship bout at UFC 295.

Aspinall has the chance to emulate Bisping's achievement in the UFC as he could become the latest British UFC champion.

Bisping claimed the UFC middleweight title at UFC 199 back in June 2016. He famously stopped Luke Rockhold after accepting the bout on short notice.

Like 'The Count', Aspinall has agreed to compete for UFC gold on short notice as he faces Sergei Pavlovich.

Ahead of the UFC 295 co-main event, Bisping gave Aspinall a last minute locker room talk.

The UFC legend shared a picture of himself with the heavyweight star, accompanied with the caption: "Last minute locker room talk with @AspinallMMA."


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Preliminary card results as it happens:

A lightweight war between Nazim Sadykhov and Viacheslav Borshchev kicked off the televised portion of UFC 295. They fought to a majority draw.




Poland's Mateusz Rebecki forced Roosevelt Roberts to verbally submit following a slick armbar.




Loopy Godinez narrowly outpointed Tabatha Ricci via split decision to win their women's strawweight bout. The Mexican becomes the first woman in UFC history to earn four victories in a calendar year.



Australia's Steve Erceg saw off Alessandro Costa via unanimous decision.


20 days ago

Tom Aspinall is in the building!

Aspinall has arrived at Madison Square Garden for his championship bout against Sergei Pavlovich.




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21 days ago

Jared Gordon secured a massive win at UFC 295 as he brutally stopped Mark Madsen in round one.

Jamall Emmers opened the show with a 49-second TKO victory over Dennis Buzukja.

'Fight of the Night' has an early candidate as Joshua Van and Kevin Borjas put on wild bout, with Van getting the judges' nod by unanimous decision.

John Castaneda edged out Kang Kyung-ho while local fighter Gordon showcased his power as he stopped Madsen.

Speaking after his win, Gordon told Joe Rogan: "I grew up in the city, New York, New York. You made me. Astoria, Queens stand up!

"I used to shoot heroin in Penn Station underneath this building. Now, I'm fighting in it and knocking guys out. You can do anything you want."

21 days ago

Fighters competing at UFC 295 have had their payslips 'leaked'.

Using previously disclosed figures, The Sports Daily have calculated what fighters for tonight's UFC 295 event will earn.

21 days ago

Tom Aspinall hopes to land a monstrous fight against Jon Jones after UFC 295.

Aspinall faces Sergei Pavlovich for the interim UFC heavyweight title, having accepted the bout on short notice following the withdrawal of Jones.

Despite the dangerous Russian on his crosshairs, the British star is targetting a showdown with 'Bones' next year.

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21 days ago

Good evening!

Hello and welcome to our coverage of UFC 295.

Stick with us as we bring you coverage exclusively from Madison Square Garden.



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Live updates will be posted here from 11pm UK time.

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