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TUF 27: Undefeated — Team Miocic vs. Team Cormier (7/6/2018) - Las Vegas, NV (Pearl Theatre)


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TUF 27: Undefeated — Team Miocic vs. Team Cormier Finale 
July 6, 2018
Las Vegas, NV (Pearl Theatre)

Brad Tavares (186) vs. Israel Adesanya (186) - Adesanya, DEC (unanimous)
TUF 27 Lightweight Final: Mike Trizano (154.5) vs. Joe Giannetti (155.5) - Trizano, DEC (split)
TUF 27 Featherweight Final: Jay Cucciniello (145) vs. Brad Katona (145.5) - Katona, DEC (unanimous)
Alex Caceres (146) vs. Martín Bravo (145.5) - Caceres, DEC (split)
Roxanne Modafferi (125) vs. Barb Honchak (125.5) - Modaferri, TKO (elbows), R2 (3:32)
Alessio Di Chirico (186) vs. Julian Marquez (190)* - Di Chirico, DEC (split)

Fox Sports 1 Preliminary Card:
Montana De La Rosa (125.5) vs. Rachael Ostovich (125.5) - De La Rosa, SUB (rear naked choke), R3 (4:21)
Luis Pena (154) vs. Richie Smullen (154.5) - Pena, SUB (guillotine choke), R1 (3:32)
John Gunther (155.5) vs. Allan Zuniga (156) - Gunther, DEC (majority)
Tyler Diamond (146) vs. Bryce Mitchell (145) - Mitchell, DEC (majority)

Fight Pass Preliminary Card:
Matt Bessette (145.5) vs. Steven Peterson (146) - Peterson, DEC (split)
Gerald Meerschaert (185) vs. Oskar Piechota (185.5) - Meerschaert, SUB (rear naked choke), R2 (4:55)

*Forfeits 30% of purse for missing weight

Event Bonuses ($50,000)
Performance of the Night: Luis Pena
Performance of the Night: Israel Adesanya
Fight of the Night: Alex Caceres vs. Martin Bravo

Attendance: 2,123
Gate: $293,615
Rating: 499,000 viewers

Cancelled Bouts:
None
 

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Diamond vs. Mitchell was a good fight would have been great with a different 3rd round. 

Gunther controlled top position for the majority of the fight and had to survive a flurry of strikes at the end 

Pena showed if not for the injury he could have been in the finals. 

Montana De La Rosa vs. Rachael Ostovich was my favorite fight as De la Rosa said after the fight who doesn't want to see 2 hot girls who happen to be moms throw down. The 1st 2 rounds were standup based then we got the amazing exchanges on the ground in the 3rd round we were expecting coming in. 


 

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Adesanya absolutely clowned Brad Tavares and was grew more dominant as the fight went along. I was most impressed by his takedown defense. Everytime Tavares went for one, it was like he was running into a brick wall. I think Tavares was waiting for Adesanya to fade but it never happened.

 

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