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UFC Atlantic City results, live streaming updates | Blanchfield vs. Fiorot

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to “The Garden State” for the upcoming UFC Atlantic City mixed martial arts (MMA) event, streaming TONIGHT (Sat., March 30, 2024) LIVE on ESPN and ESPN+. UFC Atlantic City will be topped by the 125-pound collision between Top 5 title contenders Erin Blanchfield vs. Manon Fiorot, a five-round showdown with a spot in the division title chase hanging in the balance. Before that headlining clash of styles gets underway, rough-and-tumble welterweight bruiser, Vicente Luque, collides with 170-pound knockout artist, Joaquin Buckley, in UFC Atlantic City’s co-main event.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Atlantic City fight card below, starting with the ESPN2/ESPN+ “Prelims” undercard bouts at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the ESPN/ESPN+ main card start time at 10 p.m. ET. Bet on all the UFC Atlantic City action with our friends at DraftKings Sportsbook right here.

Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Blanchfield vs. Fiorot.” Without further delay, see below for the updated UFC Atlantic City results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action).

UFC ATLANTIC CITY QUICK RESULTS:

Erin Blanchfield vs. Manon Fiorot
Vicente Luque vs. Joaquin Buckley
Chris Weidman vs. Bruno Silva
Nursulton Ruziboev vs. Sedriques Dumas
Bill Algeo vs. Kyle Nelson
Chidi Njokuani vs. Rhys McKee
Nate Landwehr vs. Jamall Emmers
Virna Jandiroba vs. Loopy Godinez — Jandiroba def. Godinez by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Julio Arce vs. Herbert Burns — Arce def. Burns by TKO (punches) at 2:00 of Round Two
Dennis Buzukja vs. Connor Matthews — Buzukja def. Matthews by TKO (punches) at 0:22 of Round Three
Ibo Aslan vs. Anton Turkalj — Aslan def. Turkalj by TKO (punch) at 1:32 of Round Three
Victoria Dudakova vs. Melissa GattoCANCELED! Details here.
Andre Petroski vs. Jacob Malkoun — Malkoun def. Petroski by TKO (body kick and punches) at 0:39 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS!
Angel Pacheco vs. Caolan Loughran — Loughran def. Pacheco by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 30-26)

UFC ATLANTIC CITY PLAY-BY-PLAY:

UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield v Fiorot Ceremonial Weigh-in

125 lbs.: Erin Blanchfield vs. Manon Fiorot

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170 lbs.: Vicente Luque vs. Joaquin Buckley

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185 lbs.: Chris Weidman vs. Bruno Silva

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UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield v Fiorot Ceremonial Weigh-in

185 lbs.: Nursulton Ruziboev vs. Sedriques Dumas

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145 lbs.: Bill Algeo vs. Kyle Nelson

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185 lbs.: Chidi Njokuani vs. Rhys McKee

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145 lbs.: Nate Landwehr vs. Jamall Emmers

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115 lbs.: Virna Jandiroba vs. Loopy Godinez

Round 1: Godinez keeping her guard high. Jandiroba considers a level change, fires a head kick. Solid right by Godinez as they exchange. One minute in. Jandiroba powers through an uppercut to put Godinez on the fence. Strong whizzer by Godinez to deny the takedown. Godinez lands some knees, then forces Jandiroba to the mat two minutes in. Front headlock for her, solid shots on the break after Jandiroba stands. Godinez body kick, Jandiroba 1-2. Two minutes to go.

Both women trying to jab. Right cross catches Jandiroba coming in. Jandiroba staying busy with the jab. 1-1-2. She changes levels in pursuit of a single-leg. One minute to go. Jandiroba switches to a double, and muscles her down, looking for the back. Slick move from Jandiroba to slip in her second hook. 10-9 Jandiroba.

Round 2: Godinez opens with some volume punching. Low kick connects. Jandiroba pops her with a jab, looking for 1-2s. Heavy lead right by Godinez in center cage. One minute in. Quick level change by Jandiroba, who ends up in bottom half guard. Trying to work deep half guard. There’s some bizarre leg entanglement going on as Jandiroba takes top position two minutes in. They’re deadlocked in something approaching a 50/50. Backfists from Godinez as she threatens a leglock. Two minutes to go.

Hammerfists from Jandiroba. Both women punching each other from 5/0/50. One minute to go. They finally break out and Jandiroba scrambles to her feet. Knee and right hand from Godinez. How do you score that? 10-9 Godinez?

Round 3: Reactive level change from Jandiroba as she puts Godinez on the fence. Godinez reverses, landing knees downstairs, and Jandiroba jumps guard. Godinez breaks out and lands shots on the break. One minute in. Combination from Jandiroba. She’s clearly fading but is the more active striker so far. Solid straight left. Combination to level change, knees from Godinez as she defends. Elbow by Godinez on the break two minutes in. Stiff jab. Jandiroba still plugging forward, denied on another level change. Godinez jabs the body. Hard 2-3 rattles Jandiroba, who continues to wade in with tired swings. Hard right catches Jandiroba changing levels and Godinez limp-legs out. Jandiroba puts her on the fence with two minutes to go, then drags her to her knees.

Super-slick back take by Jandiroba, who plays backpack as Godinez stands. RNC attempt juices some blood out of Godinez’s now before she loses it. Jandiroba fighting hard for the choke with a minute to go. She sends the rest of the round attached to Godinez’s back. 10-9 Jandiroba.

Final result: Jandiroba def. Godinez by unanimous decision


145 lbs.: Julio Arce vs. Herbert Burns

Round 1: Burns pressuring early. He shoots, denied. One minute in. Right hands from Arce. Both men very patient in the early going. Two minutes in. Hard 1-1-2 from Arce draws a smile. Arce circling, showing the jab. Nice body shot. Burns shoots, runs into Arce’s underhooks, and lands a knee to the jewels that pauses the action. Burns shoots when they reset and puts him on the fence with two minutes to go.

Burns swiftly knees him in the balls again, earning himself a point deduction. Arce answers a head kick with a body shot. Burns shoots behind an overhand right with a minute to go and puts him on the fence again. Knee from Arce on the exit. Another straight left downstairs. Burns feinting level changes as he pressures. Overhand right to level change, Arce trips him to the mat and disengages. 10-9 Arce.

Round 2: Burns showing more pressure, gets rocked by a right hook before managing to tie up. Arce grabs the Thai clinch and blasts Burns with a knee upstairs as Burns tries to pull guard. One minute in. Arce’s southpaw jab is controlling everything so far. Slick head kick. Body kick from Burns. Burns backs to the fence and Arce puts the pedal to the metal, smashing Burns with an onslaught of punches until a left hand sends “The Blaze” crashing down.

Final result: Arce def. Burns by TKO (punches)


145 lbs.: Dennis Buzukja vs. Connor Matthews

Round 1: Both open with solid kicks. Solid counters from Matthews. Buzukja trying to load up without success. One minute in. Matthews pressuring. Hard exchange in center cage. Good low kicks from Buzukja, coutner left by Matthews. Big exchange in the center, Buzukja gets the better of it two minutes in. Low kick from Buzukja answered in kind. Stiff jab. Body kick from Matthews in return. Buzukja cracks him with a 1-2. Two minutes to go.

Buzukja falls short with a head kick. Good exchange and a combo knocks Matthews back. Hard left hook as they exchange, then Buzukja takes a low blow. One minute to go. Jabs from Buzukja. Matthews continuing to pressure. He avoids a head kick, can’t find the clinch. Overhand right by Matthews, harder overhand right by Buzukja. Another overhand right. 10-9 Buzukja.

Round 2: Solid low kicks from Buzukja as Matthews tries to pressure. Heavy right cross. Matthews backs him to the fence but gets rattled by a check hook a minute in. Hard 2-23 by Buzukja; Matthews is aggressive but eating the heavier blows. Big exchange two minutes in. Buzukja continuing to land the better punches, even as Matthews backs him to the fence. Hard left hook by Buzukja with two minutes to go.

Hard overhand right by Buzukja kicks off a combination. Matthews ties up and gets the body lock, trying and failing to jump on Buzukja’s back. Solid mat return, one hook in with a minute to go. Buzukja slips out and gets to his feet, landing an elbow on the exit. Matthews still trying to pressure, shoots at the bell. 10-9 Buzukja.

Round 3: Buzukja comes out swinging and a long left hook finally cracks Matthews’ chin. He stumbles to the mat and Buzukja swarms in to pound him out.

Final result: Buzukja def. Matthews by TKO (punches)


205 lbs.: Ibo Aslan vs. Anton Turkalj

Round 1: Both land low kicks to start. Lots of feints, no real strikes in the first minute. Glancing head kick by Turkalj, who mocks Aslan for missing a low kick. 1-2 from Turkalj, looping shots from Aslan, who denies a takedown. Overhand right from Aslan to counter a body kick. Stiff jab two minutes in. More jabs. Low kick by Turkalj and they trade near the fence. Left by Aslan on the break. He slips throwing a kick but Turkalj can’t capitalize. Two minutes to go.

Both swing big in the center. Body kick from Turkalj after both land low kicks. Turkalj chases him across the cage with punches, landing well before Aslan hits the fence and fires back. Aslan denies a takedown and tries to wing punches. Calf kick connects. Double jab by Turkalj, who blocks a combo. Turkalj tries a Saenchai kick at the bell and Aslan cracks him with right hands for it. 10-9 Turkalj.

Round 2: They meet in the center and wing bombs at each other, Aslan getting the better of it despite an eye injury. Another huge right hand lands for him, but Turkalj boots him in the cup while throwing a knee. The ref advises him to take more time, but Aslan returns after a few minutes and goes back to throwing low kicks. One minute in. Trading heat. Heavy counter hook catches Turkalj trying a Superman punch. Aslan denies a takedown and avoids a head kick. Hard 1-2 by Aslan. Turkalj ties up and puts him on the fence two minutes in. Aslan separates soon after. Overhand right by Aslan as they trade. Right cross, left hook as Turkalj looks for a knee. Turkalj shoots again, denied again. They trade in the center, both landing well. Two minutes to go.

Turkalj ties up, lands uppercuts inside. Low kick from Aslan. Hard lead right. Straight right from Turkalj in return. One minute to go. Straight right again from Aslan. Turkalj backs him to the fence with a blitz. 1-2 from Aslan. Overhand right stumbles Turkalj for a moment. Turkalj tries to shoot, denied. Low kicks from Aslan, then a pair of overhand rights. 10-9 Aslan.

Round 3: Heavy exchanges in the center to start the round. Turkalj lands well. Stiff jab a minute in. Swatting right hand, then another. Lead right by Aslan, and as Turkalj tries to get it back, Aslan absolutely decks him with an overhand right. Turkalj does the chicken dance and seems out of it when he hits the mat, forcing the referee to rush in and wave it off.

Final result: Aslan def. Turkalj by TKO (punch)


185 lbs.: Andre Petroski vs. Jacob Malkoun

Round 1: Malkoun buzzes Petroski with a series of jabs and looks to pressure. Petroski head kick misses a minute in and he eats a counter 1-2. Both men largely keeping their distance. Counter jab again from Malkoun, then a sharp combo near the fence two minutes in. Petroski keeps lunging in and getting clipped. Check hook this time. Petroski tries a low-high combo. There’s a straight left from Petroski that drops Malkoun, who pops back to his feet and waves him on. Two minutes to go.

Malkoun ties up and hauls Petroski to the fence. Hunting the trip, can’t find it. Low kick from Petroski when they separate. Head kick attempt with a minute to go. Malkoun pops him with another counter jab. Petroski shoots and takes him down in center cage, then hits a mat return in the way up. Malkoun again makes it to his feet and separates. 10-9 Malkoun, that knockdown was light.

Round 2: Petroski denies a level change and lands punches on the break. Malkoun pressuring early. They trade lefts. Petroski shoots, and when Malkoun limp-legs out. Petroski suddenly falls to his knees. Malkoun rushes in with a soccer kick to the ribs before the ref intervenes. Replays suggest Petroski may have knocked himself out running into Malkoun’s hip.

Final result: Malkoun def. Petroski (body kick and punches) — WATCH HIGHLIGHTS!


135 lbs.: Angel Pacheco vs. Caolan Loughran

Round 1: Both men flashing the jab to start. They trade and Loughran cracks him with a heavy right cross. Body shots from Pacheco, who walks into a counter right a minute in. Pacheco very busy with the jab early on but falling short with most of them. Loughran answers a low kick with a cross counter. Heavy cross by Loughran two minutes in. Loughran isn’t throwing a ton but what he does land hurts. Another right cross lands for him as he starts to pressure. Pacheco to the body. They trade in the center with two minutes to go.

Solid low kick from Pacheco, who eats a cross counter. Pacheco lands to the boy, only to get rattled by an uppercut and right cross. Loughran backs him to the fence but walks into a solid right hand in return. Loughran finding the mark with some telling punches. One minute to go. Pacheco tries a head kick. More body work met by a right hand from Loughran. Nice exchange and Loughran’s nose is bloody despite getting the better of it. Pacheco bangs the body and eats a left hook at the bell. 10-9 Loughran.

Round 2: Pacheco opens with a clean left hook but gets the worst of the following exchange. Heavy combos by Loughran. Good right cross by Pacheco prompts Loughran to take him down and immediately move to his back. Both hooks in a minute in, working for the choke. He switches to right hands and lands at least a dozen of them before getting the body triangle and going back to chasing the RNC two minutes in. More punches when Pacheco gets to his knees. He flattens Pacheco out and tees off with two minutes to go.

Pacheco manages to regain half guard. One minute to go. He works to his feet and eats an elbow on the break. Big shots from both men. Solid check by Pacheco, body kick behind it. He punches into the clinch. 10-9 Loughran.

Round 3: A hard low kick appears to compromise Pacheco’s left knee and Loughran slowly pursues, landing more kicks and some solid punches. Blast double a minute in, no dice. Knees from Pacheco on the exit. Low-high combo by Loughran, then another calf kick. Pacheco can barely move at this point. Two minutes in. Pacheco still somehow pushing forward and lands a glancing flying knee before Loughran puts him on the fence. Nice level change puts Loughran on top at the base of the fence. Two minutes to go.

Pacheco gets to his feet and Loughran cracks him with elbows on the way up. Low-high combo, low kick, right cross. Another low-high 3-2 from Loughran, then another calf kick with a minute to go. Nasty right cross. Pacheco still pushing forward, lands a hard left hook and flying knee before getting taken down again. Pacheco gets to his feet and eats another series of power shots, then a spinning elbow at the bell. 10-9 Loughran.

Final result: Loughran def. Pacheco by unanimous decision


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