UFC Fight Night 90: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

Nathan McCarter@McCarterNFeatured ColumnistJuly 7, 2016

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 06: (L-R) UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and challenger Eddie Alvarez face off during the UFC Fight Night Weigh-in event at the T-Mobile Arena on July 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
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And new! Eddie Alvarez is the new lightweight champion of the world!

Alvarez hurt Rafael dos Anjos early and never relented. The champion was given every chance to survive, but he couldn't withstand the onslaught from Alvarez. A new era is dawning with "The Underground King" leading the way.

In the co-main event, Derrick Lewis edged Roy Nelson on the cards.

What else happened? Well, read the play-by-play to find out.

UFC Fight Night 90 Quick Results

  • Eddie Alvarez defeats Rafael dos Anjos by TKO at 3:49 of the first round
  • Derrick Lewis defeats Roy Nelson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Alan Jouban defeats Belal Muhammad by unanimous decision (28-27, 29-28, 29-27)
  • Joseph Duffy defeats Mitch Clarke via submission (rear-naked choke) at 0:25 of the first round
  • Alberto Mina defeats Mike Pyle by KO at 1:17 of the second round
  • John Makdessi defeats Mehdi Baghdad by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Anthony Birchak defeats Dileno Lopes by split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Pedro Munhoz defeats Russell Doane via submission (guillotine) at 2:08 of the first round
  • Felipe Arantes defeats Jerrod Sanders via submission (armbar) at 1:39 of the second round
  • Gilbert Burns defeats Lukasz Sajewski via submission (armbar) at 4:57 of the first round
  • Marco Beltran defeats Reginaldo Vieira via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:04 of the second round
  • Vicente Luque defeats Alvaro Herrera via submission (anaconda choke) at 3:52 of the second round