UFC 235 Results: Kamaru Usman Dominates Tyron Woodley And Wins The Title! (Highlights)

Superb Domination, Kamaru Usman Defeats Tyron Woodley Via Unanimous Decision, He Is The New UFC 170-pound Champ!

 

UFC 235 PPV (pay-per-view) event is happening live from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight (Saturday, March 2, 2019).

The co-main event of the evening brings the 170-pound belt fight between the current UFC Welterweight champion Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley and the TUF 21 winner and one of the greatest African-born fighters Kamaru “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman.

The third man inside the Octagon is Marc Goddard. Let’s see who will be the “Chosen One”!

Round 1

Fighters don’t touch gloves. Good right hand Woodley. Usman goes forward. Kamaru holds a very weird guard.

Kamaru goes for a single leg, and takes Tyron down.

Woodley works for a guillotine choke, Kamaru punches to the body. And now elbows to the thigh! Woodley uses the fence, tries to get back on his feet, but the Nigerian presses him against the cage. Woodley is on his knees, but Usman doesn’t let him go. Usman cannot do anything now.

Tyron is back on his feet. Good underhooks Woodley, now fighters trading knees off the clinch. The warriors separate, what a tactical battle. Tyron pulls back.

Usman clinches up again, he has both underhooks in, but Woodley slips away. Good right hand Usman, fighters in the clinch again, Woodley has no solution for now. Right knee to the mid-section Kamaru. Left knee Usman. Woodley is on the cage again, and a good stomp now.

That’s it, Goddard separates them, no activity!

Right hand Woodley, Kamaru misses with a kick to the body. Woodley aimed for the body, Usman countered, and misses with an overhand right. Fighters in the clinch again, but Kamaru pushes him against the cage. The round is over. 10-9 Usman.

Coaches criticize Woodley and order him to go forward and look for leg kicks and more strikes!

Round 2

Woodley doesn’t listen to his coaches. Usman misses with a right front kick. Low kick Woodley, Usman closes the distance again and clinches up. Woodley waits too much, he is losing the round. Shoulder strike Usman, followed by a knee to the body. Wow, Usman lands again a shoulder strike, controls Woodley against a cage.

What an elbow off the clinch by Usman!!!

Wow, what a clinch and a takedown by Kamaru Usman, this had to hurt, Tyron is bleeding under his right eye!

Full mount Usman. Usman uses his right shoulder to control him on the bottom, and lands punches. Usman is very high, and Woodley has major problems, he cannot slip away. Good elbow Usman, and now few more punches to the head. Usman lands another elbow.

Brutal strikes Usman, Woodley pushes himself against the cage, but more punches and elbows by Kamaru Usman, the worst position ever for Woodley, his head is against the cage, Woodley goes for the side, but Usman dominates, what a performance by “Nigerian Nightmare”. Arm triangle choke attempt by Usman, Woodley defends, Usman rains punches to the body. Usman gives up but wins the round, 10-8 Usman.

Round 3

Usman misses with a jab. Good right hand Woodley but Usman laughs, he missed. Right low kick Woodley. Again Usman goes to the clinch, uppercuts to the body, this has to hurt, Woodley looks hurt. What is this guy Tyron made of? He is pressed against the cage again.

Good knee to the body again. Now a foot stomp, man this has to hurt, if Woodley continues doing nothing, he will lose the fight.

Goddard breaks them up!

Woodley pulls back, oh common man, go for a left hook, Kamaru is open!!! Are you blind? Woodley misses right hook, and eats a left punch, now Usman pushes him against the cage, fighters trading knees. Tyron is in big trouble, Kamaru dominates.

Goddard warns fighters again. Body shots Usman. Fighters do pretty much nothing now, few knees, but Goddard separates them again.

Woodley ate 105 strikes to the body!!! Wow, great right hand Woodley! Usman cannot clinch now, good move by Woodley. Usman presses him against the cage, lands a left elbow, Woodley tried to shoot in, but Kamaru with a reversal and rains punches to the body again, Woodley is on the cage. The crowd starts to boo! 10-9 Usman, Woodley must go for the stoppage or the fight is over!

Woodley’s coaches are angry, they don’t want him to go back all the time, he gets an order to go forward and fight!

Round 4

Tyron received 120 shots to the body. Kamaru pushes him again, this guy Woodley listens to nobody. Low kick Woodley. Usman presses him against the cage, guillotine attempt Woodley, but Usman is in the full guard, pressing his rival against the cage, Woodley can’t stand up. We can’t recognize Tyron Woodley in this fight, what the hell is happening to him?!

Again body shots, Woodley does nothing. Kamaru continues to dominate, Woodley is pressed against the cage, he looks terrible. Finally a punch by Woodley. Kamaru transits to the half guard, but Tyron returns him to the full guard, and both fighters are against the cage. Shoulder strikes Kamaru.

The referee stands them up!

Good right, front kick Usman but missed, good knee and uppercut Woodley, Usman lands a knee to the body. Woodley goes back again, Usman attacks with a flurry of punches. Brutal punches by Usman, it was more than 20 punches, what an uppercut!!!

Kamaru pressed his opponent against the cage again, he has both under hooks in. Now Kamaru puts his right hand on the opponent’s shoulder. 10-9 Usman. Just look at Tyron Woodley, his face says everything.

It seems Tyron’s coaches are furious! Usman’s coaches advise him to be cautious!

Round 5

Front kick miss by Usman. Jab Woodley, Usman pushes him against the cage again. Woodley had the chance for a guillotine. Usman lands knees to the thigh. Now he stomps Tyrone’s foot again.

Usman slams Tyron Woodley!

It seems the fight is over. Usman transits to half-guard! Common ref, stand them up, no action. Now Usman lands a few punches to the body. Woodley’s head is tucked against the cage. Punches to the body and legs Usman.

Shoulder strikes Kamaru Usman. Usman continues to control his rival, Woodley now sits against the cage. Usman presses Woodley against the cage again. What a domination by Kamaru Usman.

Usman lands a big left hand for the end. 10-9 Usman.

Final Result: Kamaru Usman defeats Tyron Woodley via unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-45)

Tyron Woodley drops to 19-4-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC), Kamaru Usman improves his score to 15-1 MMA, 10-0 UFC.

 

Check out the highlights below:

https://twitter.com/ufc/status/1102074525561151488

Pros-reaction:

https://twitter.com/bambamtuivasa/status/1102070671327158272

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