Hours away from UFC 234 news broke that the middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, was forced to pull out from the main event due to a hernia needing surgery. With the unfortunate news, comes a new main event as Israel Adesanya looks to take out the legend, Anderson Silva, inside The Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.
The card also features a new co-main event, as Lando Vannata takes on Marcos Mariano. Jim Crute vs Sam Alvey and Nadia Kassem vs Montana De La Rosa rounds out the hometown fighters on the main card.
Check out the UFC 234 results below:
Main Card (PPV)
Israel Adesanya def. Anderson Silva via unanimous decision, (29-28, 30-27 x2)
Lando Vannata def. Marcos Mariano via submission in round 1, (4:55)
Ricky Simon def. Rani Yahya via unanimous decision, (30-27 x2, 30-25)
Montana De La Rosa def. Nadia Kassem via submission in round 2, (2:37)
Jim Crute def. Sam Alvey via TKO in round 1, (2:49)
Devonte Smith def. Dong Hyan Ma via TKO in round 1, (3:53)
Shane Young def. Austin Arnett via unanimous decision, (30-27 x3)
Kai Kara-France def. Raulian Paiva via split decision, (29-28 x2, 28-29)
Kang Kyung-ho def. Teruto Ishihara via submission in round 1, (3:59)
Exclusive Prelims (Fight Pass)
Jalin Turner def. Callan Potter via KO in round 1, (0:53)
Jonathan Martinez def. Wuliji Buren via unanimous decision, (30-27 x2, 29-28)