UFC 239 results: Jon Jones vs Thiago Santos live stream play-by-play updates

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in “Sin City” this weekend for the upcoming UFC 239: “Jones vs. Santos” pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is set to go down TONIGHT (Sat., July 6, 2019) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring a light heavyweight title fight main event between division kingpin Jon Jones and top contender Thiago Santos. In UFC 239’s championship co-headliner, two-division champion, Amanda Nunes, puts her 135-pound title on the line against former bantamweight queenpin, Holly Holm. In addition, welterweight contenders Ben Askren and Jorge Masvidal go to war for a spot in the increasingly-crowded 170-pound title race. Still not enough? Don’t forget about the fan-friendly showdown pitting Diego Sanchez against Michael Chiesa while Luke Rockhold makes his light heavyweight debut opposite Jan Blachowicz. All that and so much more!

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 239 fight card below, starting with the UFC Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Jones vs. Santos.”

Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 239 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)

UFC 239 LIVE RESULTS:

Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos
Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm
Ben Askren vs. Jorge Masvidal
Jan Blachowicz vs. Luke Rockhold
Michael Chiesa vs. Diego Sanchez
Arnold Allen vs. Gilbert Melendez
Marlon Vera vs. Nohelin Hernandez
Claudia Gadelha vs. Randa Markos
Alejandro Perez vs. Song Yadong
Jack Marshman vs. Edmen Shahbazyan — Shahbazyan def. Marshman by submission (rear naked choke) at 1:12 of Round One
Ismail Naurdiev vs. Chance Rencountre — Rencountre def. Naurdiev by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Julia Avila vs. Pannie Kianzad — Avila def. Kianzad by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26 x2)

UFC 239 PLAY-BY-PLAY:

205 lbs.: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos

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135 lbs.: UFC Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm

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170 lbs.: Ben Askren vs. Jorge Masvidal

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205 lbs.: Jan Blachowicz vs. Luke Rockhold

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170 lbs.: Michael Chiesa vs. Diego Sanchez

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145 lbs.: Arnold Allen vs. Gilbert Melendez

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135 lbs.: Marlon Vera vs. Nohelin Hernandez

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115 lbs.: Claudia Gadelha vs. Randa Markos

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135 lbs.: Alejandro Perez vs. Song Yadong

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185 lbs.: Jack Marshman vs. Edmen Shahbazyan

Round 1: Shahbazyan opens with a leg kick. Good trades right off the bat. Body kick from Shahbazyan and he shoots, spinning Marshman into guard. Marshman turns for an armbar attempt, but Shahbazyan starts unleashing ground-and-pound. He passes to side control, then the back, and locks up the RNC in seconds.

Final result: Shahbazyan def. Marshman by submission (rear naked choke)


170 lbs.: Ismail Naurdiev vs. Chance Rencountre

Round 1: Naurdiev on the front foot early. Rencountre catches a kick, can’t use it. Sacrifice throw attempt by Rencountre, eats an elbow amid a ton of body and head kicks. Rencountre catches another kick, winds up on the bottom in the scramble. Naurdiev tries a head kick on the break, lands a right hand. Knees from Naurdiev, right hands, body kick. Naurdiev tearing him up but Rencountre’s caught the leg again. He runs the pipe and gets him down against the fence two minutes in. Rencountre on top in half guard. No strikes, but good control. Two minutes to go.

Rencountre driving his shoulder into Naurdiev’s jaw. One minute to go. Short shots from Rencountre. 10-9 Rencountre.

Round 2: Rencountre takes the back off a caught kick. Both hooks in. Naurdiev trying to slip out the back door, eats short left hands. Rencountre flattens him out, fires more shots. Naurdiev regains half guard. More control, periodic strikes. Two minutes to go.

More control. One minute to go. Briefly considers a d’arce. 10-9 Rencountre; not enough damage for a 10-8.

Round 3: Rencountre shoots, sprawled on. Denied again, lands a knee. 1-2 from Naurdiev, tries to catch him with a knee on the way in and uses a whizzer to deny the takedown. Counter right by Naurdiev, eats a hard straight left a minute in. Naurdiev tries a knee, lands a pair of punches as Rencountre shoots. Browne elbows landing. Rencountre looking for the single-leg. Naurdiev separates. Rencountre ducks an elbow, ties up, jumps on his back again two minutes in. He flattens Naurdiev out, starts punching, Back to mount. Naurdiev regains half guard. Two minutes to go.

Naurdiev trying to stand against the cage. Rencountre pulls his hips out from under him. Ref separates them with 20 seconds to go. Naurdiev hits a takedown of his own and drops a few shots. 10-9 Rencountre.

Final result: Rencountre def. Naurdiev by unanimous decision


135 lbs.: Julia Avila vs. Pannie Kianzad

Round 1: Kianzad with an early left hook. She ties up, eats an elbow as she takes Avila to the fence. Knee from Avila, who reverses. Kianzad lands one. Heavier knees by Avila a minute in. Kianzad lands a tight hook. Jockeying for position in the clinch. She changes levels, denied, cracked with a knee. Elbows behind it. Avila digs to the body and they trade on the break. Kianzad with a 1-2. Lead right. She gets underhooks and puts Avila on the fence. Kianzad throws, avoids a knee, changes level. 3-2 on the exit. Two minutes to go.

Counter right from Avila connects. Front kick downstairs. Low kick exchange. Another right hand by Kianzad, combination behind it bounces off the guard. Avila lands an uppercut and fires a combination on the fence. One minute to go. Kianzad reverses position. Avila with a knee to the body and a level elbow that’s met by a left hook. 10-9 Kianzad.

Round 2: Avila takes her to the fence, they jockey for position, Avila lands an elbow before they break. Kianzad answers a jab with a leg kick. One minute in. Again. Kianzad catches a body kick for a takedown, lands a body kick as Avila pops up. Kianzad jab, Avila teep, Kianzad combo. Kianzad tries to spin. Two minutes in. Kianzad left hook as she takes a low kick. Avila tries a combo. Avila with a right downstairs. Two minutes to go.

Leg kick from Avila, then a hard three-piece flurry as she muscles Kianzad to the fence. Elbow exchange on the break and Avila’s cut. Kianzad landing combos. They trade and suddenly Avila hurts Kianzad with a nasty overhand right. Avila swarms, ties up on the fence. Kianzad looking for a takedown. They fire on the break. Front kick from Avila, blocks a spinning back fist in return. Kianzad shoots, sprawled on, spins into Avila’s guard. 10-9 Avila.

Round 3: Nice exchange to start, both women landing clean. Kianzad answers a low kick with a combo. Avila backs her off with a flurry and takes her to the fence. Kianzad reverses. They separate, go back to exchanging in the center. Another overhand right floors Kianzad! Avila follows her down, caught in guard. She takes Kianzad’s back after avoiding an armbar. Kianzad regains half guard, eating elbows. Avila passes right back to the back. Kianzad rolling, Avila maintaining control well. Two minutes to go.

Still on the back. Mount, back. One minute to go. Avila stays on the back until the bell. 10-9 Avila.

Final result: Avila def. Kianzad by unanimous decision





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