UFC Minneapolis Results: Francis Ngannou TKO’s Junior dos Santos

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UFC Minneapolis
UFC Minneapolis

UFC Minneapolis goes down tonight (Sat. June 29, 2019) from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 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 Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos.

It’s certain to have a great night of fights from Minneapolis. Check out MMA News’ UFC Minneapolis results below:

Main Card

Heavyweight bout: Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos

Round 1: Round 1: Santos dropped him with a strong lg kick but Ngannou right back up. Ngannou tagged him with an overhand right. Ngannou stunned him with an overhand left then followed up with a right hook that dropped Santos. Ngannou followed up with strikes on the ground for the win.

Official Result: Francis Ngannou def. Junior Dos Santos by TKO (punches) at 1:11 of Round 1

  • Flyweight bout: Joseph Benavidez def. Jussier Formiga by TKO (strikes) at 4:47 of Round 2
  • Welterweight bout: Demian Maia def. Anthony Rocco Martin via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
  • Lightweight bout: Vinc Pichel def. Roosevelt Roberts by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Lightweight bout: Drew Dober def. Polo Reyes by knockout (punches) at 1:07 of Round 1
  • Light heavyweight bout: Alonzo Menifield def. Paul Craig by knockout (punches) at 3:19 of Round 1

Preliminary Card

  • Bantamweight bout: Ricardo Ramos def. Journey Newson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Light heavyweight bout: Eryk Anders def. Vinicius Moreira by knockout (punches) at 1:18 of Round 1
  • Lightweight bout: Jared Gordon def. Dan Moret by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Light heavyweight bout: Dalcha Lungiambula def. Dequan Townsend by TKO (strikes) at :42 of Round 3
  • Women’s strawweight bout: Amanda Ribas def. Emily Whitmire by submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:10 of Round 2
  • Heavyweight bout: Maurice Greene def. Junior Albini by TKO (punches) at 3:38 of Round 1

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