UFC Fight Night 54: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Main Card Highlights

Nathan McCarter@McCarterNFeatured ColumnistOctober 4, 2014

USA Today

UFC Fight Night 54 capped off the two-day event for the UFC, and they closed out the weekend in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The main event saw No. 2-ranked welterweight contender Rory MacDonald paste No. 9-ranked Tarec Saffiedine as he continues his quest for a title shot. He called out the winner of the Hendricks-Lawler rematch in his post-fight interview.

Raphael Assuncao extended his win streak to seven with a win over Bryan Caraway. That was just two of the 12 total fights on the card. Bleacher Report had all the updates and play-by-play you needed on Saturday.

Check it out.

UFC Fight Night 54 Card

  • Rory MacDonald defeats Tarec Saffiedine by TKO at 1:28 of the third round
  • Raphael Assuncao defeats Bryan Caraway by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Chad Laprise defeats Yosdenis Cedeno by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Elias Theodorou defeats Bruno Santos by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Nordine Taleb defeats Li Jingliang by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Mitch Gagnon defeats Roman Salazar via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:06 of the first round
  • Daron Cruickshank defeats Anthony Njokuani by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Olivier Aubin-Mercier defeats Jake Lindsey via submission (inverted triangle choke) at 3:22 of the second round
  • Paul Felder defeats Jason Saggo by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Chris Kelades defeats Patrick Holohan by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Albert Tumenov defeats Matt Dwyer by TKO 1:03 of the first round
  • Pedro Munhoz defeats Jerrod Sanders via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:39 of the first round