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UFC 290: Volkanovski Retains Featherweight Title, Pantoja Crowned New Flyweight Champion

Read about the thrilling matches at UFC 290, where Alexander Volkanovski retained his Featherweight title and Alexandre Pantoja became the new UFC Flyweight champion. Check out the results and relive the excitement!

Event Winners Losers
UFC 290 Alexander Volkanovski, Alexandre Pantoja Yair Rodriguez, Brandon Moreno

Last night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, UFC 290 delivered an electrifying event that left the crowd in awe. Alexander Volkanovski successfully defended his Featherweight title against Yair Rodriguez, while Alexandre Pantoja emerged as the new UFC Flyweight champion after a thrilling battle with Brandon Moreno.

Volkanovski vs. Rodriguez

In the main event, Alexander Volkanovski showcased his dominance by stopping Yair Rodriguez in the third round. The Featherweight champion exhibited his striking skills, landing powerful strikes that ultimately led to the victory. This intense showdown proved why Volkanovski is a force to be reckoned with in the division.

Pantoja vs. Moreno

The co-main event between Alexandre Pantoja and Brandon Moreno was a nail-biting affair. Pantoja secured the win via split decision, claiming the UFC Flyweight championship. The match captivated the audience with its back-and-forth action and showcased the skill and determination of both fighters.

UFC 290 Results

Here are the results from the event:

Fight Winner Loser
Volkanovski vs. Rodriguez Alexander Volkanovski Yair Rodriguez
Pantoja vs. Moreno Alexandre Pantoja Brandon Moreno

The event witnessed some incredible performances and showcased the immense talent within the UFC. With Volkanovski retaining his title and Pantoja claiming a new championship, UFC 290 will go down as a memorable night in MMA history.