UFC 265 goes down tonight (Sat. August 7, 2021) from Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight fans to enjoy.
It’s headlined by a meeting that will see Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane for the interim heavyweight title.
In his previous three fights, Lewis got a TKO win over Aleksei Oleinik in August 2020, beat Ilir Latifi by decision at the UFC 247 pay-per-view event on February 8, 2020, and then beat Curtis Blaydes by TKO at UFC Vegas 19. Before that, Lewis beat Blagoy Ivanov at the UFC 244 pay-per-view event from Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York prior to him losing by second-round TKO to former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos in the headliner of UFC on ESPN + 4 on March 9, 2019 from Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas.
Gane picked up a few wins under the TKO banner where he finished all of his fights before going to the UFC. He beat Raphael Pessoa by submission in his promotional debut with the UFC. Since then, he got decision, submission and KO victories. He beat Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Vegas 20 by decision and then over Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 30th by decision.
The co-headliner will see a bout between Jose Aldo and Pedro Munhoz in a featherweight bout. Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque in a welterweight bout, Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres in a women’s strawweight bout, and Casey Kenney vs. Song Yadong in a bantamweight fight finishes out the main card.
It’s certain to have a great night of fights. Check back later tonight for MMA News’ 265 results below:
Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane
Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz
Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque
Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres
Casey Kenney vs. Song Yadong
Quick UFC 265 Results
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Interim heavyweight title bout: Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane
- Bantamweight bout: Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz
- Welterweight bout: Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque
- Women’s strawweight bout: Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres
- Bantamweight bout: Casey Kenney vs. Song Yadong
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN2/ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
- Lightweight bout: Rafael Fiziev vs. Bobby Green
- Bantamweight bout: Vince Morales vs. Drako Rodriguez
- Light heavyweight bout: Ed Herman vs. Alonzo Menifield
- Women’s strawweight bout: Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN2/ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
- Women’s flyweight bout: Manel Kape vs. Ode Osbourne
- Bantamweight bout: Anderson Dos Santos vs. Miles Johns
- Women’s flyweight bout: Melissa Gatto vs. Victoria Leonardo
- Bantamweight bout: Johnny Munoz def. Jamey Simmons by submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:35 of Round 2