Relive the excitement of UFC Nashville with memorable fights and thrilling moments. Find out which card stole the show and share your pick for ‘Fight of the Night’.
The year 2023 has been a treat for UFC fans, with a series of exciting events that have provided unforgettable in-octagon moments. From the return of Jon Jones to the retirement of Amanda Nunes, this year has had it all. The recently concluded UFC Nashville continued this trend, captivating audiences with its thrilling fights.
The Main Card Raises the Excitement
The prelims of UFC Nashville had already set the stage, getting the crowd on their feet. It was the perfect lead-in to the main card, which took the fan excitement to another level.
The main event between Cory Sandhagen and Rob Font showcased their impressive in-octagon skills. The fight went the distance, with both fighters refusing to back down. Sandhagen relied on his striking, while Font utilized his kicks effectively. In the end, Sandhagen’s overall prowess earned him a unanimous decision victory.
The co-main event featured Jessica Andrade, who unfortunately suffered another defeat. Her opponent, Tatiana Suarez, delivered a clean combination of punches in the first round, rocking Andrade. Suarez then secured a guillotine choke in the second round, forcing Andrade to tap.
The main card also featured four other exciting bouts:
- Dustin Jacoby defeated Kennedy Nzechukwu via TKO in the first round.
- Diego Lopes submitted Gavin Tucker with a triangle-armbar in the first round.
- Tanner Boser won by unanimous decision against Aleksa Camur.
- Ludovit Klein secured a unanimous decision victory over Ignacio Bahamondes.
The Thrilling Prelims
While the main card stole the show, the prelims created an equally exciting atmosphere. Among the six bouts, two ended with impressive submissions.
Carlston Harris faced Jeremian Wells in a welterweight bout that concluded with a rare anaconda choke in the third round. Harris absorbed heavy shots but managed to secure the choke after Wells attempted a takedown.
Assu Almabayev showcased a rear-naked choke to defeat Ode Osbourne. After a ground battle in the first round, Almabayev locked in the choke in the second round, forcing Osbourne to tap.
The prelims also featured four other thrilling fights:
- Kyler Phillips defeated Raoni Barcelos via unanimous decision.
- Billy Quarantillo won by unanimous decision against Damon Jackson.
- Cody Durden secured a unanimous decision victory over Jake Hadley.
- Sean Woodson emerged victorious via unanimous decision against Dennis Buzukja.
Which Card Stole the Show?
Both the prelims and the main card contributed to an unforgettable event. In terms of performances, it’s difficult to choose one over the other. However, if you watched the entire event, which fight would you label as the ‘Fight of the Night’?