UFC On ESPN+ 1 Results: Cejudo Demolishes Dillashaw

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UFC on ESPN+ 1 went down from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, tonight (Sat. January 19, 2019). The show was the UFC’s first to broadcast on an ESPN platform. In the main event, UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo defended his title against TJ Dillashaw. The 135-pound champion was attempting to win his second division title.

In the co-main event, former NFL defensive lineman Greg Hardy made his UFC debut. He faced Allen Crowder in the co-featured bout. The UFC put together an excellent card to kick off their broadcast deal with ESPN. Check out MMA News’ live results for UFC on ESPN+ 1 below:

Main Card:

  • Flyweight: (C) Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw

Round 1:

Cejudo opens up with a body kick and Dillashaw responds with some leg kicks. Cejudo lands a shot that drops Dillashaw. TJ tries to get back up but is dropped once again. After some ground-and-pound, the referee waves it off. THat’s it! Cejudo wins via TKO in less than a minute!

Official Result: Henry Cejudo def. TJ Dillashaw via R1 TKO (punches, 0:32)

  • Heavyweight: Allen Crowder def. Greg Hardy via DQ (Illegal Knee, 2:28)
  • Lightweight: Gregor Gillespie def. Yancy Medeiros via R2 TKO (punches, 4:59)
  • Flyweight: Joseph Benavidez def. Dustin Ortiz via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Women’s flyweight: Paige VanZant def. Rachael Ostovich via R2 submission (armbar, 1:50)
  • Light heavyweight: Glover Teixeira def. Karl Roberson via R1 submission (arm-triangle choke, 3:21)

Preliminary Card:

  • Lightweight: Donald Cerrone def. Alexander Hernandez via R2 TKO (head-kick and punches, 3:43)
  • Women’s flyweight: Joanne Calderwood def. Ariane Lipski via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
  • Light heavyweight: Alonzo Menifield def. Vinicius Moreira via R1 TKO (punches, 3:56)
  • Bantamweight: Cory Sandhagen def. Mario Bautista via R1 submission (armbar, 3:31)

Early Prelims:

  • Lightweight: Dennis Bermudez def. Te Edwards via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
  • Welterweight: Geoff Neal def. Belal Muhammad via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Welterweight: Chance Rencountre def. Kyle Stewart via R1 submission (rear-naked choke, 2:25)