UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero Fight Card

UFC 248
Adesanya vs. Romero
Date: March 7, 2020
Venue: T-Mobile Arena
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

gate: $2,742,906
attendance: 15,077

Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Fight of the Night: Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk
– Performance of the Night: Beneil Dariush
– Performance of the Night: Sean O’Malley

 

UFC 248 Fight Card

Main Card (10 pm ET on ESPN+ Pay-Per-View)

  • Israel Adesanya (c) def. Yoel Romero by Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–47, 49–46)*
  • Zhang Weili (c) def. Joanna Jędrzejczyk by Split Decision (48–47, 47–48, 48–47) **
  • Beneil Dariush def. Drakkar Klose by KO (punch) R2, 1:00
  • Neil Magny def. Li Jingliang by Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)
  • Alex Oliveira def. Max Griffin by Split Decision (28–29, 29–28, 29–28)

Prelims (8 pm ET on ESPN)

  • Sean O’Malley def. José Alberto Quiñónez by TKO (head kick and punches) R1, 2:02
  • Mark Madsen def. Austin Hubbard by Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Rodolfo Vieira def. Saparbek Safarov by Submission (arm-triangle choke) R1, 2:58
  • Gerald Meerschaert def. Deron Winn by Submission (rear-naked choke) R3, 2:13

Early Prelims (7 pm ET on ESPN+)

  • Emily Whitmire vs. Polyana VianaFIGHT CANCELLED!
  • Giga Chikadze def. Jamall Emmers by Split Decision (29–28, 28–29, 29–28)
  • Danaa Batgere def. Guido Cannetti by KO (punches) R1, 3:01

*UFC middleweight championship
**UFC women’s strawweight championship