UFC 238 Results: Cejudo TKO’s Moraes

UFC 238
UFC 238

UFC 238 goes down tonight (Sat. June 8, 2019) from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight fans to enjoy.

It’s headlined by a meeting between Henry Cejudo and Marlon Moraes for the vacant UFC bantamweight title. Also, Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Eye in a women’s flyweight title bout served as the co-headliner. It’s certain to have a great night of fights from.

Check out MMA News’ UFC 238 results below:

Main Card

Bantamweight title bout: Henry Cejudo (champion) vs. Marlon Moraes

Round 1: Moraes slips a wild flurry from Cejudo and cracks him with a counter. Moraes is the clear aggressor early on while Cejudo is on the defense. Cejudo switching stances trying to keep his legs from getting beat up as Moraes is landing some nasty kicks.

Round 2: Cejudo starts to pick up the pace. High kick from Moraes off some counter uppercuts. Cejudo lands a flurry of clinch knees. Moraes getting busted up and eating hard knees. Moraes tries to shoot. Cejudo landed some hard knee strikes late in the round.

Round 3: Cejudo ties him up and puts him on the cage. Cejudo steps in with a clinch and tries to wrench Moraes down. Cejudo gabs a headlock and pulls him to the mat for a d’arce choke and a gator roll. Moraes got back to his feet but was dragged down. Cejudo landed some hard shots from half guard. Cejudo rains down elbow strikes for the TKO win.

Official Result: Henry Cejudo def. Marlon Moraes by TKO (strikes) at 4:51 of Round 3

Women’s flyweight title bout: Valentina Shevchenko (champion) vs. Jessica Eye

Round 1: Shevchenko came right out and scored a takedown that saw her landed in half guard. She set it up with a leg kick. Shevchenko almost got a kimura at the end of the first but Eye survives to get dominated in another round.

Round 2: Shevchenko knocked her out with a left head kick for the win. A very scary win.

Official Result: Valentina Shevchenko def. Jessica Eye by knockout (head kick) at :26 of Round 2

  • Lightweight bout: Tony Ferguson def. Donald Cerrone by TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of Round 2
  • Bantamweight bout: Petr Yan def. Jimmie Rivera by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Heavyweight bout: Blagoy Ivanov def. Tai Tuivasa by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card

  • Women’s strawweight bout: Tatiana Suarez def. Nina Ansaroff via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Bantamweight bout: Aljamain Sterling def. Pedro Munhoz by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Women’s strawweight bout: Alexa Grasso def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Featherweight bout: Calvin Kattar def. Ricardo Lamas by knockout (punches) at 4:06 of Round 1
  • Women’s strawweight bout: Yan Xiaonan def. Angela Hill by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Middleweight bout: Darren Stewart def. Bevon Lewis by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Bantamweight bout: Eddie Wineland def. Grigory Popov by knockout (punches) at 4:47 of Round 2
  • Women’s flyweight bout: Katlyn Chookagian def. Joanne Calderwood by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

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