UFC Moncton: Volkan Oezdemir vs. Anthony Smith live results & highlights.
After a much-needed break after the melee of UFC 229, the UFC returns for an exciting night of free fights from Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.
The main event, a showdown between Volkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith is being touted as a “don’t blink” situation as both fighters have secured knockouts in under 30 seconds. Oezdemir has three stunning KO’s, the quickest a 15 second KO at WKN – Valhalla: Battle of the Vikings back in 2013. Smith’s fastest KO came at 22 seconds during a 2010 TriState Cage Fights – Island Warfare bout. Both men have secured massive finishes while under the UFC banner as well.
The co-main event, a bout between Artem Lobov vs. Michael Johnson has captured everyone attention as Lobov was originally slated to face Zubayra Tukhugov on Saturday. Tukhugov was removed the bout due to his alleged involvement in the assault of former two-division champion Conor McGregor. Michael Johnson stepped in on short notice to fill in and round out the 13 fight card.
UFC Moncton Main Card (FS1 – 10 pm ET):
Volkan Oezdemir vs. Anthony Smith
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Anthony Smith def. Volkan Oezdemir via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 3 – 4:26
Artem Lobov vs. Michael Johnson
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Michael Johnson defeated Artem Lobov via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Misha Cirkunov vs. Patrick Cummins
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Misha Cirkunov defeated Patrick Cummins via submission (arm triangle) Round 1 – 2:40)
Jonathan Martinez vs. Andre Soukhamthath
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Andre Soukhamthath defeated Jonathan Martinez via unanimous decision (3026, 29-28, 29-28)
Gian Villante vs. Ed Herman
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Gian Villante defeated Ed Herman via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Alex Garcia vs. Court McGee
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Court McGee defeated Alex Garcia via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-28)
UFC Moncton Prelims (FS2 – 8 pm ET):
Nordine Taleb vs. Sean Strickland
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Sean Strickland defeated Nordine Taleb via TKO (Round 2 – 3:10)
Thibault Gouti vs. Nasrat Haqparast
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Nasrat Haqparast defeated Thibault Gouti (29-27, 29-28, 30-26)
Calvin Kattar vs. Chris Fishgold
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Calvin Kattar defeated Chris Fishgold via TKO (Round 1 – 4:11)
Sarah Moras vs. Talita Bernardo
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Talita Bernardo defeated Sarah Moras via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
UFC Moncton Fight Pass Prelims (UFC Fight Pass – 6:30 pm ET):
Te Edwards vs. Don Madge
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Don Madge defeated Te Edwards via knockout (high kick) – Round 2, 0:14
Arjan Bhullar vs. Marcelo Golm
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Arjan Bhullar defeated Marcelo Golm via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Stevie Ray vs. Jessin Ayari
OFFICIAL RESULTS: Stevie Ray defeated Jessin Ayari via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
UFC Moncton takes place on Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, live from Moncton Events Centre in New Brunswick, Canada. Follow along with FanSided MMA for all your live results and highlights throughout the night.