Mixed Martial Arts

UFC Fight Night 143: Henry Cejudo vs. TJ Dillashaw Event Coverage

UFC Fight Night 143: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw took place on Saturday, January 19th at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York. The event was the first ever UFC event under the new t.v. deal with ESPN on their ESPN+ platform. The event featured a Flyweight title fight as defending champion Henry Cejudo makes his first title defense against current UFC Bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. Also, former NFL player Greg Hardy takes on Allen Crowder and Donald Cerrone takes on Alexander Hernandez on the prelims.


Henry Cejudo (C) defeated T.J. Dillashaw via 1st round knockout (punches) – 0:32

Allen Crowder defeated Greg Hardy via disqualification via 2nd round illegal knee – 2:28

Gregor Gillespie defeated Yancy Medeiros via 2nd round TKO (punches) – 4:59

Joseph Benavidez defeated Dustin Ortiz via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Paige VanZant defeated Rachael Ostovich via 2nd round submission (armbar) – 1:50

Glover Teixeira defeated Karl Roberson via 1st round submission (arm triangle choke) – 3:21


Donald Cerrone defeated Alexander Hernandez via 2nd round TKO (head kick & punches) – 3:43

Joanne Calderwood defeated Ariane Lipski via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

Alonzo Menifield defeated Vinicius Moreira via 1st round TKO (punches) – 3:56

Cory Sandhagen defeated Mario Bautista via 1st round submission (armbar) – 3:31


Dennis Bermudez defeated Te Edwards via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Geoff Neal defeated Belal Muhammad via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Chance Rencountre defeated Kyle Stewart via 1st round submission (rear-naked choke) – 2:25


Performance of the Night: Donald Cerrone and Henry Cejudo

Fight of the Night: Donald Cerrone vs. Alexander Hernandez

Post-Fight Press Conference:

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