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Ilia Topuria Crowned New Featherweight Champion in Stunning UFC 298 Victory: Here are the Full Results.

Updated: Feb 21

Illia Topuria UFC Featherweight Champion

In an electrifying night of mixed martial arts action, UFC 298 delivered a spectacle that will be talked about for years to come. The event, packed with jaw-dropping finishes and technical masterclasses, culminated in Ilia Topuria claiming the featherweight championship of the world. Let's dive into the details of each fight and understand the paths these warriors took on this unforgettable night. Here are the results of UFC 298:

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UFC 298 Results

The Main Event: A New Champion Rises

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria was the highlight of the evening, with anticipation buzzing through the air. Topuria, with a stunning display of power, secured his victory and the featherweight title with a right hook that left the audience in awe. At 3:32 of Round 2, he not only captured the championship but also the hearts of fans worldwide, marking a new era in the featherweight division.

The Co-Main Event: Middleweight Showdown

Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa saw Whittaker showcasing his skilful dominance by outmanoeuvring Costa to win via unanimous decision. This fight was a testament to Whittaker's strategic prowess and resilience in the octagon.

Welterweight Warfare

Geoff Neal vs. Ian Machado Garry was a closely contested battle, with Garry edging out Neal via a split decision. This fight highlighted the razor-thin margins at the top level of the sport.

Bantamweight Battle

In the bantamweight division, Merab Dvalishvili vs. Henry Cejudo featured a relentless display of athleticism and skill, with Dvalishvili earning a unanimous decision win. His victory over Cejudo is a significant milestone in his career.

Middleweight Mastery

Anthony Hernandez vs. Roman Kopylov provided a gripping narrative, with Hernandez securing a win through a Rear Naked Choke in Round 2. This submission victory underscored Hernandez's grappling expertise.

Preliminary Highlights

The preliminary card was not short of action, featuring a mix of knockouts and strategic battles. Amanda Lemos vs. Mackenzie Dern showcased Lemos's striking accuracy, winning her the fight via unanimous decision. Marcos Rogério de Lima delivered a powerful performance against Junior Tafa, ending the fight with leg kicks followed by ground and pound in Round 2.

Moreover, Rinya Nakamura, Mingyang Zhang, Danny Barlow, Oban Elliott, and Miranda Maverick all emerged victorious in their respective bouts, each adding a unique chapter to the narrative of UFC 298.

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Ilia Topuria's ascension to the featherweight throne marks a significant moment in the sport's history. Each fighter, from the preliminaries to the main event, showcased the dedication, skill, and heart it takes to step into the octagon.

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