UFC Vancouver Results: Gaethje TKOs Cowboy

Here are the full results for the UFC on ESPN+ 16 card taking place tonight at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC.

In the main event, Justin Gaethje defeated Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone by TKO in the first round in an impressive performance. Gaethje looked faster than Cowboy on the feet and was constantly touching with the better shots before his TKO win.

In the co-main event, Glover Teixeira’s grappling earned him a hard fought split decision over resiliant NIkita Krylov.

Canadian Tristan Connelly was a huge highlight on the main card as he ignored Michel Pereira’s antics in the first round. He never stopped pressing forward and completely gassed the huge Brazilian out. With 5 days notice and one weight class up, Connelly won the decision for the biggest upset on the card.

Misha Cirkunov was the only other Canadian fighter to win on the card as he defeated Jimmy Crute by submission. Cole Smith, Brad Katona and Kyle Prepolec all fought well but ultimately lost decisions.

Main Card

  • 155lbs: Justin Gaethje def Donald Cerrone by TKO (Strikes), 4:18 round 1
  • 205lbs: Glover Teixeira def Nikita Krylov by Split Decision (29-28 x 2, 28-29)
  • 265lbs: Todd Duffee vs Jeff Hughes ends in a No Contest (Doctor Stoppage), 4:03 round 1
  • 170lbs: Tristan Connelly def Michel Pereira by Unanimous Decision (29-27 x 2, 29-28)
  • 185lbs: Uriah Hall def Antonio Carlos Jr by Split Decision (29-28 x 2, 28-29)
  • 205lbs: Misha Cirkunov def Jimmy Crute by Submission (Peruvian Neck Tie), 3:38 round 1


  • 265lbs: Augusto Sakai def Marcin Tybura by TKO (Strikes), 0:59 round 1
  • 135lbs: Miles Johns def Cole Smith by Split Decision (29-28 x 2, 28-29)
  • 135lbs: Hunter Azure def Brad Katona by Unanimous Decision (29-28 x 2, 30-27)
  • 145lbs: Chas Skelly def Jordan Griffin by Unanimous Decision (29-28 x 3)

Fight Pass Prelims

  • 135lbs: Louis Smolka def Ryan MacDonald by TKO (Strikes), 4:43 round 1
  • 155lbs: Austin Hubbard def Kyle Prepolec by Unanimous Decision (29-28 x 3)

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