Live: Fight Night 89

Craig Amos@@CAABRMMAFeatured ColumnistJune 18, 2016

OTTAWA, ON - JUNE 17: (L-R) Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson face off during the UFC Fight Night Weigh-in inside The Arena at TD Place on June 17, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Andre Ringuette/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

UFC Fight Night 89 is now in the books.

Stephen Thompson won for the seventh straight time, outmatching Rory MacDonald over the course of their five-round fight. The victory presumably puts Thompson in line for the winner of Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley.

In the evening’s co-main event, Donald Cerrone dominated Patrick Cote, stopping him in the third round with punches. The win marks Cerrone’s second at 170 pounds.

Check out the quick results below for a synopsis of Fight Night 89:

Fight Night 89 Main Card 

  • Stephen Thompson def. Rory MacDonald, unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 48-47)
  • Donald Cerrone def. Patrick Cote, TKO (Round 3, 2:35)
  • Steve Bosse def. Sean O’Connell, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
  • Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Thibault Gouti, submission (Round 3, 2:28)
  • Joanne Calderwood def. Valerie Letourneau, TKO (Round 3, 2:51)

Prelims on Fox Sports 2 

  • Jason Saggo def. Leandro Silva, split-decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Misha Cirkunov def. Ion Cutelaba, submission (Round 3, 1:22)
  • Krzysztof Jotko def. Tamdan McCrory, knockout (Round 1, 0:59)
  • Joe Soto def. Chris Beal, submission (Round 3, 3:39)

Prelims on UFC Fight Pass 

  • Elias Theodorou def. Sam Alvey, unanimous decision (29-28, 30-37, 30-27)
  • Randa Markos def. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger, unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Colby Covington def. Jonathan Meunier, submission (Round 3, 4:06)
  • Ali Bagautinov def. Geane Herrera, unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

For a more thorough account, scroll down to read Bleacher Report's live play-by-play coverage of the entire event.


The latest in the sports world, emailed daily.