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UFC 296 Results: A Night of Thrilling Battles and Decisive Victories

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UFC 296 will be remembered as a night of intense competition and remarkable performances. The event was packed with exciting matchups across various weight classes, delivering a spectacle that MMA fans won't soon forget. Let's dive into the results and break down each bout.

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Here are the UFC 296 Results:

Main Event: Welterweight Championship Showdown

Leon Edwards vs. Colby Covington

In a highly anticipated welterweight championship bout, Leon Edwards triumphed over Colby Covington with a 5 Round Decision. The match showcased Edwards' strategic prowess and endurance, outmaneuvering Covington in a tactical and compelling fight.

Co-Main Event: Flyweight Championship Clash

Alexandre Pantoja vs. Brandon Royval II

The co-main event saw Alexandre Pantoja secure a victory against Brandon Royval via a 5 Round Decision. Pantoja's technical skills and agility were on full display, marking a significant win in his career.

Main Card Highlights

Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Stephen Thompson

Shavkat Rakhmonov emerged victorious against Stephen Thompson with a stunning submission at 4:56 of Round 2. Rakhmonov's grappling skills were the highlight, showcasing his dominance in the welterweight division.

Tony Ferguson vs. Paddy Pimblett

In a lightweight battle, Paddy Pimblett defeated Tony Ferguson via a 3 Round Decision. Pimblett's performance was notable for his striking accuracy and control throughout the match.

Josh Emmett vs. Bryce Mitchell

Josh Emmett delivered a swift victory over Bryce Mitchell with a KO/TKO at 1:57 of Round 1. Emmett's power and precision were evident, ending the match in a spectacular fashion.

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Preliminary Card Standouts

Alonzo Menifield vs. Dustin Jacoby

Alonzo Menifield won against Dustin Jacoby through a 3 Round Decision. His strategic approach and resilience were key factors in his victory in the light heavyweight category.

Irene Aldana vs. Karol Rosa

In the bantamweight division, Irene Aldana defeated Karol Rosa with a 3 Round Decision. Aldana's tactical fighting style was impressive, controlling the pace of the fight.

Cody Garbrandt vs. Brian Kelleher

Cody Garbrandt made a statement by defeating Brian Kelleher via KO/TKO at 3:42 of Round 1. Garbrandt's striking power was on full display, earning a quick and decisive win.

Casey O'Neill vs. Ariane Lipski

Ariane Lipski secured a win against Casey O'Neill through a submission at 1:18 of Round 2. Lipski's ground game proved too much for O'Neill in this flyweight contest.

Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Cody Durden

Tagir Ulanbekov triumphed over Cody Durden via Submission at 4:25 of Round 2. Ulanbekov's grappling skills were the highlight, showcasing his dominance in the flyweight division.

Andre Fili vs. Lucas Almeida

Andre Fili earned a victory against Lucas Almeida with a KO/TKO at 3:32 of Round 1. Fili's striking power and agility were key to his success in this featherweight bout.

Shamil Gaziev vs. Martin Buday

In the heavyweight division, Shamil Gaziev defeated Martin Buday via KO/TKO at 0:56 of Round 2. Gaziev's power and precision were on full display, securing a fast and emphatic win.

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UFC 296 was a night filled with gripping matches and memorable victories. From Edwards' tactical mastery in the main event to the explosive knockouts in the preliminaries, each fighter showcased their skill and determination.

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