UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt

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UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt
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The poster for UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date 10 May 2015 (2015-05-10)
Venue Adelaide Entertainment Centre
City Adelaide, Australia
Attendance 7,984[1]
Total gate $833,810[1]
Event chronology

UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber

UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt (also known as UFC Fight Night 65) was a mixed martial arts event held on 10 May 2015 at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia.[2][3]

Background[edit]

The event was the first that the promotion has held in South Australia.[2]

The event was headlined by a heavyweight bout between top contenders Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt.[2][4] The fight saw Miocic set the record for the number of total strikes landed in a UFC bout, with Miocic landing 361 strikes. Miocic also outlanded Hunt 361–46 in total strikes with the 315 strike differential being the largest margin in UFC history.[5]

Andreas Ståhl was expected to face Kyle Noke at the event. However, on 2 April, it was announced that Ståhl pulled out of the fight due to undisclosed reasons and was replaced by promotional newcomer Jonavin Webb.[6]

Seo Hee Ham was expected to face Bec Rawlings at the event. However, on 10 April, Ham pulled out of the bout due to an undisclosed injury and was replaced by Lisa Ellis.[7]

Results[edit]

Main Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Stipe Miocic def. Mark Hunt TKO (punches) 5 2:47
Middleweight Robert Whittaker def. Brad Tavares KO (punches) 1 0:44
Light Heavyweight Sean O'Connell def. Anthony Perosh TKO (punches) 1 0:56
Lightweight James Vick def. Jake Matthews Submission (guillotine choke) 1 4:53
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Featherweight Dan Hooker def. Hatsu Hioki KO (head kick and punches) 2 4:13
Welterweight Kyle Noke def. Jonavin Webb Decision (split) (27–30, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Sam Alvey def. Dan Kelly TKO (punches) 1 0:49
Women's Strawweight Bec Rawlings def. Lisa Ellis Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:09
Middleweight Brad Scott def. Dylan Andrews Submission (guillotine choke) 2 4:54
Women's Strawweight Alex Chambers def. Kailin Curran Submission (armbar) 3 3:15
Welterweight Brendan O'Reilly def. Vik Grujic Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Flyweight Ben Nguyen def. Alptekin Özkılıç TKO (punches) 1 4:59

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Bonus awards[edit]

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses:[9]

  • Fight of the Night: None awarded
  • Performance of the Night: Robert Whittaker, James Vick, Dan Hooker, and Alex Chambers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff (2015-05-10). "UFC Fight Night 65 draws announced attendance of 7,984 for $833,810 live gate". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-05-10. 
  2. ^ a b c Neil Rooke (2015-02-16). "Mark Hunt vs. Stipe Miocic to Headline UFC's Adelaide Debut". combatpress.com. Retrieved 2015-02-16. 
  3. ^ UFC Press Release (2015-02-17). "UFC debuts in South Australia with clash of Heavyweight Titans". ufc.com. Retrieved 2015-02-17. 
  4. ^ Daniel Richardson (2015-02-17). "UFC: Hunt to meet Miocic in Adelaide". nzherald.co.nz. Retrieved 2015-02-17. 
  5. ^ Staff writer (2015-05-10). "UFC Fight Night 65 post-fight facts: Stipe Miocic's 361 total strikes set UFC record". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-05-10. 
  6. ^ Jason Floyd (2015-04-02). "Jonavin Webb signs with the UFC, replaces Andreas Stahl at UFC Fight Night 65 against Kyle Noke". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-04-02. 
  7. ^ Staff (2015-04-10). "Lisa Ellis replaces Seo Hee Ham, meets Bec Rawlings at UFC Fight Night 65". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  8. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2015-02-18. 
  9. ^ Staff (2015-05-10). "UFC Fight Night 65 bonuses: With 10 finishes in 12 fights, who got $50,000?". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-05-10.