On Wednesday night, the Ultimate Fighting Championship invade Atlantic City, New Jersey for UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller live from the Revel Casino Hotel.
The lineup featured a number of intriguing and exciting match ups that promised to deliver non-stop action, and the event provided just that.
From the opening fight — which was the first strawweight bout in UFC history — to the main event between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Jersey’s own Jim Miller, the fans were on their feet.
With two liver shot TKOs and seven finishes in nine fights leading up to the main event, the fans in Atlantic City were treated to a great show.
To finish off the event, Cerrone finished Jim Miller in the second round with a beautifully timed head kick knockout that was set up by vicious body shots throughout the fight.
If you missed out on the action from Atlantic City, we’ve got you covered.
Below are the full results from UFC Fight Night 45 on Wednesday night:
click for play-by-play of each bout
- Donald Cerrone def. Jim Miller via KO (head kick) – Round 2, 3:31
- Edson Barboza def. Evan Dunham via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:06
- Rick Story def. Leonardo Mafra via submission (arm triangle) – Round 2, 2:12
- Joe Proctor def. Justin Salas via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:27
- John Lineker def. Alptekin Ozkilic via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 4:51
- Lucas Martins def. Alex White via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 2:08
- Gleison Tibau def. Pat Healy via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- Leslie Smith def. Jessamyn Duke via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:24
- Aljamain Sterling def. Hugo Viana via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 3:50
- Yosdenis Cedeno def. Jerrod Sanders via TKO (retirement) – Round 1, 5:00
- Claudia Gadelha def. Tina Lahdemaki via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)