The UFC held its fourth numbered event of the year on Saturday UFC286held at The O2 in London and saw Heimathelden Leon Edwards compete in the main event.
Edwards (20-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC) made his first welterweight title defense when he defeated his rival Kamaru Usman (20-3 MMA, 15-2 UFC) by majority vote in their trilogy fight, giving him a 2-1 lead in their series.
For more on the numbers behind the headliner, as well as the rest of the map, check out UFC 286’s MMA Junkie Post-Event Facts below.
The Payout for compliance with UFC advertising guidelines for the event totaled $266,500.
[autotag]Justin Gaethje[/autotag], [autotag]Rafael Fiziev[/autotag], [autotag]Gunnar Nelson[/autotag] And [autotag]Jake Hadley[/autotag] earned $50,000 UFC 286 fight night bonuses.
The debutants went 3-3 on the card.
UFC 286 drew an announced attendance of 17,588 for an $8,580,000 live gate.
Betting favorites went 9-5 on the card. A fight even had chances.
The betting favorites fell to 4-5 on UFC headliners this year.
Total fight time for the 15 fight map was 2:57:58.
Leon Edwards defeated. Kamaru Usman
Edward’s undefeated UFC streak of 11 welterweight fights is the longest active streak in the division.
Edwards has won eight of his 12 UFC wins by decision.
Usman has suffered multiple losses after a 19-fight win streak.
Usman suffered the first decision defeat of his career.
Justin Gaethje defeated. Rafael Fiziev
Gaethje (24-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has earned 11 fight night bonuses in 11 UFC appearances.
Gaethje’s 11 UFC fight night bonuses since 2017 are the most of any fighter at the company.
Fiziev (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) suffered the first decision loss of his career.
Gunnar Nelson defeated. Bryan Barberena
Nelson (19-5-1 MMA, 10-5 UFC) has 17 of his 19 career wins by stoppages.
Nelson’s seven submission wins in UFC welterweight competition is the most in divisional history.
[autotag]Bryan Barberena[/autotag] (18-10 MMA, 9-8 UFC) has fallen to 8-7 since being promoted to the UFC welterweight division in January 2016.
Defeated Jennifer Maia. Casey O’Neill
[autotag]Jennifer Maia[/autotag] (21-9-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) has five of her six UFC wins by decision.
[autotag]Casey O’Neill[/autotag] (9-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) had ended her nine-fight winning streak for the first loss of her career.
Marvin Vettori defeated. Roman Dolidze
[autotag]Marvin Vettori[/autotag] (19-6-1 MMA, 9-4-1 UFC) has seven of his nine UFC wins by decision.
[autotag]Roman Dolidze[/autotag] (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) has fallen to 4-2 since being relegated to middleweight in March 2020.
Dolidze has suffered his two career losses by decision.
Jack Shore defeated. Makwan Amirkhani
[autotag]Jack Shore[/autotag] (17-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) was successful in his featherweight debut.
Shore has won 13 of his 17 career wins through stoppages.
Shore earned all three of his UFC stop wins by submission.
[autotag]Makwan Amirkhani[/autotag] (17-9 MMA, 7-7 UFC) fell to 2-6 in his last seven fights since November 2019.
Amirkhani suffered his first surrender since June 18, 2011 – a span of 4,291 days and 23 fights.
Chris Duncan defeated. Grandma Morales
[autotag]Grandma Morales[/autotag]’ (11-4 MMA, 3-4 UFC) three-fight loss is the longest of his career. He hasn’t earned a win since March 2021.
Morales has fallen to 1-4 since being relegated to the featherweight division in October 2020.
Morales has suffered two of his four career losses by decision.
Yanal Ashmoz defeated. Sam Patterson
[autotag]Yanal Ashmos[/autotag] (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has had six of his seven career wins by stoppages.
[autotag]Sam Patterson[/autotag] (10-2-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has suffered both career losses by KO.
Muhammad Mokaev defeated. Jafel Filho
[autotag]Muhammad Mokaev[/autotag]’s (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) four-fight UFC flyweight winning streak ties with Matheus Nicolau for the longest active streak in the division.
Mokaev has won seven of his ten career wins by stoppage. He has earned all three of his UFC finishes by submission.
[autotag]Jafel Filho[/autotag] (14-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has suffered his two career-break losses by submission.
Defeated Lerone Murphy. Gabriel Santos
[autotag]Gabriel Santos[/autotag] (10-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) had broken his 10-fight winning streak for the first loss of his career.
Christian Duncan defeated. Dusko Todorovic
[autotag]Christian Duncan[/autotag] (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has seven of his eight career wins by stoppages.
[autotag]Dusko Todorovic[/autotag] (12-4 MMA, 3-4 UFC) has dropped to 2-4 in his last six fights after starting his career on an 11-fight win streak.
Todorovic has suffered three of his four career losses through stoppages.
Jake Hadley defeated. Malcolm Gordon
Hadley (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) earned his two UFC wins by stoppage.
[autotag]Malcolm Gordon[/autotag] (14-7 MMA, 2-4 UFC) has suffered all seven of his career losses through stoppages.
Gordon has suffered five of his seven career losses by KO.
Joanne Wood defeated. Luna Carolina
[autotag]Johanna Holz[/autotag] (16-8 MMA, 8-8 UFC) improved to 6-5 in the UFC women’s flyweight division. She is 7-3 in her career at 125 pounds.
Wood has won six of her eight UFC wins by decision.
[autotag]Luna Carolina[/autotag] (8-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) has suffered two of her four career losses by decision.
Defeated Veronica Hardy. Juliana Mueller
[autotag]Veronica Hardy[/autotag] (7-4-1 MMA, 2-4 UFC) improved to 2-2 since she was relegated to the UFC women’s flyweight division in May 2018.
Hardy has won four of her seven career wins by decision.
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