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UFC Fight Night 160 results: Live stream play-by-play updates for ‘Hermansson vs Cannonier’ on ESPN+ in Copenhagen

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is all set for its UFC Fight Night 160 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, taking place Sat. afternoon (Sept. 28, 2019) inside Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark, live on ESPN+ with a “Prelims” start time of 11 a.m. ET (main card kicks off at 2 p.m. ET). UFC Copenhagen will be headlined by the middleweight showdown between rising contenders Jack Hermansson and Jared Cannonier. Elsewhere on the card, Olympic wrestler Mark Madsen makes his Octagon debut against Danilo Belluardo in the lightweight co-main event, while grappling standouts Gunnar Nelson and Gilbert Burns collide at 170 pounds. In addition, Ion Cutelaba takes on Muay Thai specialist Khalil Rountree in the light heavyweight division, which is where Michal Oleksiejczuk goes head-to-head with the venerable Ovince Saint Preux. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 160 fight card below, starting with the ESPN+ “Prelims” undercard bouts at 11 a.m. ET, followed by the ESPN+ main card start time of 2 p.m. ET.

Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Hermansson vs. Cannonier.” Without further delay, see below for the updated UFC Fight Night 160 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)


Jack Hermansson vs. Jared Cannonier — Cannonier def. Hermansson by TKO (punches) at 0:27 of Round One
Danilo Belluardo vs. Mark Madsen — Madsen def. Belluardo by TKO (punches) at 1:12 of Round One
Gunnar Nelson vs. Gilbert Burns — Burns def. Nelson by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Ion Cutelaba vs. Khalil Rountree — Cutelaba def. Rountee by TKO (elbows and punches) at 2:35 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS!
Michal Oleksiejczuk vs. Ovince Saint Preux — Saint Preux def. Oleksiejczuk by submission (Von Flue choke) at 2:14 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS!
Nicolas Dalby vs. Alex Oliveira — Dalby def. Oliveira by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Alen Amedovski vs. John Phillips — Phillips def. Amedovski by TKO (punches) at 0:14 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS!
Alessio Di Chirico vs. Makhmud Muradov — Muradov def. Di Chirico by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Ismail Naurdiev— Naurdiev def. Bahadurzada by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25 x2)
Giga Chikadze vs. Brandon Davis — Chikadze def. Davis by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Macy Chiasson vs. Lina Lansberg — Lansberg def. Chiasson by unanimous decision (29-27 x2, 29-28)
Marc Diakiese vs. Lando Vannata — Diakiese def. Vannata by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 30-26)
Nohelin Hernandez vs. Jack Shore — Shore def. Hernandez by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:51 of Round Three


185 lbs.: Jack Hermansson vs. Jared Cannonier

Round 1: Hermansson right on the attack, firing leg kicks. He shoots behind one and puts Cannonier on the fence. Good sprawl from Cannonier and he separates. Hermansson shoots off a Cannonier low kick, hits a suplex, and takes the back. One minute in. Cannonier turns and makes his way to the feet, pressing him against the fence. Hermansson hip toss, can’t maintain, eats an uppercut and they separate. Leg kick from Hermansson two minutes in. Another leg kick, this one to the calf. Hermansson shoots from way out, stuffed. Cannonier counter right just blocked. Calf kick lands. Two minutes to go.

Hard calf kick from Cannonier. Hermansson shoots, denied, lands a knee downstairs. Low kick and jab. One minute to go. Lead right from Cannonier. Calf kick connects. Inside low kick. Hermansson lands a left hook. Calf kick buckles Hermansson. 10-9 Cannonier.

Round 2: As Hermansson ducks in for a takedown, Cannonier cracks him with an uppercut and follows him down into top position. The punches continue to pile up and here comes the ref.

Final result: Cannonier def. Hermansson by TKO (punches)

155 lbs.: Danilo Belluardo vs. Mark Madsen

Round 1: Madsen orthodox, Belluardo southpaw. Madson punches his way in, takes him to the fence, muscles him down after a few attempts. Punches and elbows from Madsen. He briefly looks for a guillotine, goes back to elbows. Jackhammer right hands come down and Belluardo covers up, prompting the finish.

Final result: Madsen def. Belluardo by TKO (punches)

170 lbs.: Gunnar Nelson vs. Gilbert Burns

Round 1: Low kicks from Burns. Left hook after Nelson catches a kick. One minute in. Low kick from Nelson. Lead left hook. Burns lands one two minutes in. Nelson tries a 2-3. Burns head kick attempt. Low kick lands. Two minutes to go.

Burns lands a knee inside. Low kick. Nelson side kick from southpaw. Lead hook, eats an uppercut from Burns. One minute to go. Burns gets double underhooks and puts him on the fence, tries a trip but ends up on the bottom. He looks for a leg, can’t get it. Nelson postured over him. 10-9 Burns.

Round 2: Burns lands a low kick. Right hand falls short. Side kick from Nelson. Good straight left. Burns low kick a minute in. Nelson lands a hard one in return. He flurries and puts Burns on the fence. He tries an uppercut on the break, puts him on the fence again two minutes in. They separate. Burns lands a leg kick and left hook, just misses with a right hand. Nelson changes levels in return. Two minutes to go.

Trading knees against the fence. They separate. Better takedown entry for Nelson, gets to the rear waist lock and takes him to the fence. Burns responds with a hip toss and they scramble up. Burns follows up with a flying knee and sprawls on a shot with a minute to go. He wraps up an anaconda choke, tries to roll. He loses his grip, still in the front headlock. He forces Nelson to his back and tries to throw. 10-9 Burns.

Round 3: Trading low kicks to start. Nelson catches a kick and gets the rear waist lock, Burns turns and gets an underhook. He gets a bit of space and lands a hard right hand a minute in. They separate, Nelson punches back into the clinch. Changes levels, no dice. They trade on the break, Nelson re-engages two minutes in. Both with some short strikes. They separate. Burns answers a body shot with an overhand right. Two minutes to go.

Nelson cracks him with a lead right, eats a knee in return. Burns calf kick answered in kind. Head kick just misses. Another calf kick and Nelson puts him on the fence again. One minute to go. Burns reverses position and hits a high-amplitude takedown. He spins to Nelson’s back, Nelson spins to his feet before he can establish. Burns keeps him against the fence until the bell. 10-9 Burns.

Final result: Burns def. Nelson by unanimous decision

205 lbs.: Ion Cutelaba vs. Khalil Rountree

Round 1: Counter right and a hard body kick by Rountree, which Cutelaba catches for a takedown. Rountree scrambles, tripped back, down, stands again. Cutelaba gets his leg high and takes him down again a minute in. Elbow exchange and they separate. Rountree with a counter two-piece. Cutelaba lands a Superman punch and ducks a left hand for a takdeown into guard. Hard elbows. Nasty shots two minutes in. Rountree uses the fence to stand, gets foot swept again. Cutelaba fires an artillery barrage of punches and elbows and there’s the stoppage.

Final result: Cutelaba def. Rountree by TKO (elbows and punches)

205 lbs.: Michal Oleksiejczuk vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Round 1: Oleksiejczuk on the advance, throwing plenty. Overhand left connects. Counter knee from Saint Preux. Oleksiejczuk clips him with a left in return and bangs the body. Hard left downstairs. He continues to chase Saint Preux, who looks for a takedown. He takes Oleksiejczuk to the fence a minute in. Oleksiejczuk reverses. 3-32 lands for him, then a straight left drops Saint Preux. OSP spins hard for a kimura, loses it, eats lefts on his knees. Oleksiejczuk digs a left to the body when they stand. Two minutes in. Another hard left downstairs. Lead overhand. Straight left. Again, 1-2. Another left. Saint Preux right hook. Two minutes to go.

Saint Preux with an uppercut. Oleksiejczuk lands a harder one, gets knocked back by a combination. Oleksiejczuk 1-2 and uppercut. Right hook. Oleksiejczuk still marching forward. One minute to go. Oleksiejczuk lands a body shot and a left upstairs before tying up on the fence. Saint Preux tries a head kick on the break. 10-9 Oleksiejczuk.

Round 2: Lead left form Oleksiejczuk met by a side kick. Brief clinch. Check hook from Saint Preux. Oleksiejczuk left cross on the advance. Saint Preux comes back with a body kick, eats another overhand left. Saint Preux tries a level elbow a minute in. Short right hand and side kick. Clinch uppercut and body knee land for him. Oleksiejczuk with a straight left in return. He puts Saint Preux on the fence. Two minutes in. Elbow and knee from Saint Preux on the break, then a takedown into half guard. Saint Preux puts Oleksiejczuk’s arm around his neck and clamps down on a Von Flue choke, landing his fourth in the UFC.

Final result: Saint Preux def. Oleksiejczuk by submission (Von Flue choke)

170 lbs.: Nicolas Dalby vs. Alex Oliveira

Round 1: Low kick and rush attempt from Oliveira. Body kick from Dalby. Low kick exchange. One minute in. Another leg kick exchange. Oliveira tries a wheel kick. Dalby tries to spin in return, eats a right cross. Two minutes in. Dalby chases him with a combination. Oliveira head kick attempt. Dalby combination doesn’t connect. He shoots under an Oliveira combo, denied. Two minutes to go.

Oliveira puts him on the fence. Dalby reverses to the crowd’s delight. Oliveira responds with a takedown with a minute to go. On top in guard. He postures up, lands a few punches. Dalby scrambles to his knees and hits his own takedown at the bell. 10-9 Oliveira.

Round 2: Oliveira misses with a 1-2. He takes an eye poke, recovers for a bit. Oliveira fires a combination inside, lands an uppercut but eats a head kick. He catches it and ties up a minute in. Dalby hits the switch for a takedown into guard. Two minutes in. Dalby passes to half guard. Two minutes to go.

Oliveira trying to use the fence to stand, eats a series of right hands. He makes it up, gets pressed against the fence. They separate and Dalby fires a combination. Knee slips through and he ties up. Oliveira hits a hip toss and looks for the back, only for Dalby to slip out the back door. Oliveira fires some illegal upkicks and gets told off by the ref, who restarts them on the feet because he’s an idiot. Big left hook from Oliveira. 10-9 Dalby.

Round 3: Dalby just misses with a head kick. Good jab. Oliveira fires a low kick and Dalby shoots, putting him on the fence. Oliveira reverses position. One minute in. He slams Dalby to the mat from the body lock, landing in side control. Two minutes in. Back to half guard. Ref stands them up despite Oliveira throwing. Two minutes to go.

Oliveira shoots right back in. Dalby tries the switch again, doesn’t get it but scrambles his way through into top position. Oliveira looking for a triangle. Nothing doing and Dalby hops from half guard to mount. Here come the punches and now he’s looking for an arm triangle. Loses it. He gets the gift wrap and smashes Oliveira with some punches and elbows. 10-9 Dalby but the ref is entirely responsible for it.

Final result: Dalby def. Oliveira by unanimous decision

185 lbs.: Alen Amedovski vs. John Phillips

Round 1: Amedovski’s game to throw with him and they slug it out until a left hand stumbles him. Phillips follows up with some more huge punches, drops him with another big left on the point of the chin and pounds him out.

Final result: Phillips def. Amedovski by TKO (punches)

185 lbs.: Alessio Di Chirico vs. Makhmud Muradov

Round 1: Muradov circling early. 3-2 misses. Di Chirico low kick. Muradov with a right around the guard. Another right a minute in. Right hand to the body, glancing head kick on the break. Two minutes in. Di Chirico with a counter right. Muradov low-high 1-2. Teep to the body. Trying to jab. Two minutes to go.

Muradov tries an overhand, blocked. Di Chirico with a hard flurry. Counter right. Fake level change. One minute to go. Muradov with a straight left, denies a single-leg. Head kick attempt. Di Chirico with some counters. Muradov tries a flying knee and takes him down. 10-9 Muradov.

Round 2: Muradov working behind the jab. Di Chirico tries a head kick. One minute in. Muradov tries a 1-2. Di Chirico left hook. Muradov 1-2. Combination falls short. Two minutes in. Bouncing punches off Di Chirico’s guard. Di Chirico sporting a cut around the left temple. Nobody landing super clean but Muradov is busier. Two minutes to go.

Leg kick from Di Chirico. Both wing big right hands. Muradov to the body. Right cross upstairs. One minute to go. Di Chirico lands a left hook to kick off a combo. Then ESPN+ dies for a sec. Di Chirico tries to spin. 10-9 Muradov.

Round 3: Di Chirico coming out aggressive, lands a right hook that has Muradov tying up. Knees from Muradov. He exits with an elbow. One minute in. Hard left hooks by Di Chirico. Muradov comes back with a two-piece. Trading hard shots. Muradov goes low-high. Hard counter right from Di Chirico. Brief clinch. Two minutes in. Di Chirico looks for a head kick, eats that low-high combo. He puts Muradov on the fence, lands an elbow. Muradov grabs a body lock and separates, then tries a foot sweep. 2-3 from Di Chirico lands clean. Two minutes to go.

Di Chirico tries a head kick, blasts him with an overhand right. He puts him on the fence. Muradov reverses. Elbow from Muradov on the break. He looks gassed, eats an elbow. Di Chirico with a left hook and knee. One minute to go. Lead hook from the Italian. Muradov tries to tie up. Overhand right by Di Chirico, hard knee. 10-9 Di Chirico.

Final result: Muradov def. Di Chirico by unanimous decision

170 lbs.: Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Ismail Naurdiev

Round 1: Naurdiev on the advance. Both men falling short with their shots in the early going. One minute in. Lots of feints. Naurdiev 1-2, takes a finger in the eye as he does. Low kicks when they resume. Two minutes in. Trading jabs. Bahadurzada swings big, falls short. Naurdiev 1-2 again. Low kick. Bahadurzada 1-2 doesn’t connect. Two minutes to go.

3-2 from Naurdiev. Low kicks, glancing head kick and right hand. Switch kick to the body, then an orthodox one that seems to hurt Bahadurzada. Naurdiev tries a jump knee with a minute to go. Low kick from Naurdiev. 10-9 Naurdiev.

Round 2: Bahadurzada trying to throw more in the early going. Naurdiev digs a body shot a minute in. Low kick, jab, body kick. Bahadurzada wading forward, throwing wide bombs. Hard lead right lands for Naurdiev. Two minutes in. Bahadurzada lands a left hook. He’s winging haymakers, not landing clean. Naurdiev hits a blast double and moves right to side control. Two minutes to go.

Naurdiev with some knees to the body. One minute to go. Bahadurzada just holding on as he regains half guard. Elbows from Naurdiev. 10-9 Naurdiev.

Round 3: Bahadurzada just can’t reach Naurdiev with those wide punches. Naurdiev lands a left hook, tries a head kick behind it. Left hook from Bahadurzada. One minute in. Naurdiev leg kick, jabs from Bahadurzada that knock the mouthpiece out. Naurdiev body shot. Trading kicks. Naurdiev jabs the body and blast-doubles him into side control. Short elbows from Naurdiev. Bahadurzada tries to turn into him with two minutes to go.

Bahadurzada rolls to his knees, avoids a back take, gets heaved to the mat. Right hands from Naurdiev, back to side control. He continues to chip away. 10-9 Naurdiev.

Final result: Naurdiev def. Bahadurzada by unanimous decision

155 lbs.: Giga Chikadze vs. Brandon Davis

Round 1: Chikadze switching stance early. Hard 2-1 lands for him. Right hand from Davis and he shoots. Chikadze grabs the fence to defend, still ends up on his back. Davis looking for mount. Two minutes in. Still in half guard. Chikadze trying to use the cage to stand. Mount now. Two minutes to go.

Chikadze manages to sweep into guard, lands some hard punches and elbows. Big hammerfists. One minute to go. More punches and elbows. Back to the feet. Davis gets on on a double-leg, brings him down against the fence. 10-9 Chikadze.

Round 2: Jab and overhand land for Chikadze. Right hand exchange. Jab knocks Davis back a minute in, then another. Cross counter by Davis. He shoots from too far out, denied. Chikadze with a hard body kick. Two minutes in. Davis cross counter, eats more jabs. Lead right connects for him. More Chikadze jabs, Davis answers with calf kicks. Two minutes to go.

Chikadze lands a heavy left hook in combination and David waves him on. Lead left stings Davis. One minute to go. Davis shoots, puts him on his back with a minute to go. Low mount on the fence. Chikadze works his way up, lands a body kick and tries a flying knee. 10-9 Chikadze.

Round 3: They trade in the center to start. Leg kick exchange, Chikadze landing more. One minute in. Right hand from Chikadze. Davis pops him with a jab. Straight left comes back at him. Davis looks for a takedown, can’t get it. He shoots again, lands a knee to the body before they separate. Chikadze waves him on. Two minutes to go.

Lead right lands on Chikadze’s chin. Again. Chikadze overhand right, head kick bounces off. Combination and body kick. Davis waving him on. One minute to go. Davis shoots for a single-leg. Knee upstairs before they separate. Chikadze catches him coming in with a head kick. Trading punches, Davis takes him down into side control. 10-9 Davis.

Final result: Chikadze def. Davis by split decision

135 lbs.: Macy Chiasson vs. Lina Lansberg

Round 1: Lansberg looking to box early. Chiasson puts her on the fence. Lansberg defending the takedown well. Knees from Chiasson a minute in. Looking for a single-leg. More knees from Chiasson to the body. Two minutes in. Single-leg attempt, can’t get it, still has Lansberg against the fence. More knees. Two minutes to go.

More work on the fence. One minute to go. Knee from Lansberg to the head. 10-9 Chiasson.

Round 2:Both fire early elbows. Lansberg ends up on top in the scramble, sets up in guard. Chiasson threatening a triangle, loses it. One minute in. Right hand from Lansbearg. Chiasson looking for a kimura. Lansberg staying heavy. Two minutes in. Chiasson turns to her knees, stands, eats knees from the front headlock. Lansberg puts her on the fence. Chiasson reverses. Two minutes to go.

Punches from Chiasson after a bit of space, puts her back on the fence. They separate. Lansberg catches a kick and puts her on the fence. One minute to go. Chiasson reverses and they trade knees inside. 10-9 Lansberg.

Round 3: Chiasson comes out throwing. Lansberg ties up, eats some knees to the body. More knees from Chiasson, puts her on the fence. Lansberg with a knee on the break, puts her on the fence a minute in. . Lansberg spins her to the mat. Two minutes in. Short punches from Lansberg. Chiasson gets to her knees and stands. Two minutes to go.

Lansberg with a nice knee after being unable to get a takedown. One minute to go. Chiasson doing nothing to get off the fence. 10-9 Lansberg.

Final result: Lansberg def. Chiasson by unanimous decision

155 lbs.: Marc Diakiese vs. Lando Vannata

Round 1: Diakiese firing early leg kicks. Flying knee attempt, Vannata just misses with a counter right. Hard calf kick from Diakiese a minute in, then a low kick catches Vannata throwing and puts him on his back. Diakiese on top in guard. He stands over Vannata, who uses the opportunity to stand. Two minutes in. Vannata avoids the next couple low kicks, exchanges. Calf kick knocks Vannata over. Two minutes to go.

Diakiese tries a couple head kicks. Straight right connects. Vannata takes one to the nards. Counter right lands for him when they resume. Diakiese body kick, Vannata lands to the body in return. Diakiese jab knocks Vannata’s mouthpiece out. Low kicks to the thigh this time from both men. Diakiese threatens to spin. 10-9 Diakiese.

Round 2: Straight right from Diakiese. Side kick downstairs. Hard straight right, then another calf kick. Both land leg kicks. One minute in. Body kick from Vannata. Diakiese answers in kind with a couple. Low-high combo by Vannata. Diakiese straight left. Two minutes in. Vannata counter right just misses, blocks a head kick and eats a jab. Right hook by Vannata. Over-under clinch, Diakiese lands a right hand. Vannata looks for a single-leg, can’t get him down. Diakiese puts him on the fence in return. They separate with two minutes to go.

Body kick from Diakiese. Straight right, low kick exchange. Diakiese grabs a body lock, tries to kick his legs out from under him. Vannata trying to land behind the back elbows. One minute to go. Diakiese shoves him away and they separate. Vannata tries a wheel kick. Hard straight right by Diakiese. 10-9 Diakiese.

Round 3: Right hand lands for Vannata, who looks a bit more aggressive this round. One minute in. Diakiese low kick, Vannata oblique kick. Diakiese lands a body kick, lands a low kick for a takedown into guard. Vannata throwing elbows off of his back. Short punches from Diakiese. Two minutes to go.

Vannata trying to use the cage to stand. He makes it up, Diakiese still attached. A couple of lifts and takedowns. Third attempt puts him on top in side control. Looking for the back. 10-9 Diakiese.

Final result: Diakiese def. Vannata by unanimous decision

135 lbs.: Nohelin Hernandez vs. Jack Shore

Round 1: 1-2 lands for Shore. Tentative start to the fight. Shore tries a high kick, shoots, stuffed a minute in. Jab lands for Shore, then a leg kick. Hernandez pops him with a fade-back jab. Two minutes in. Shore low kick met by a jab. 1-2 lands for Shore. Good shot into the body lock, takes Hernandez to the fence. Knee to the head. He completes the takedown into half guard with two minutes to go.

Hernandez gives up his back trying to stand and Shore wraps up the body triangle. One minute to go. Good punches from Shore. Sneaky elbow. Back to the body triangle. 10-9 Shore.

Round 2: Shore lands a quick jab, tries a high kick. Hernandez just isn’t throwing enough so far. Shore just potshotting, eats an overhand right. One minute in. Hernandez tries a low kick and gets taken down for it. On to half guard. Two minutes in. Looking for mount. Got it. Hernandez manages to sweep into top position for a moment, but Shore stands with a front headlock and lands a knee. Hernandez presses him against the fence. Hernandez lands a 1-2 and they start trading with two minutes to go.

Shore winning the jab battle. Hernandez with a right hand inside. One minute to go. Shore changes levels, takes him to the fence, drags him to the ground into half guard. Shore takes the back before the bell. 10-9 Shore.

Round 3: Shore shoots within five seconds and takes him down into guard. On to half guard, then the back a minute in. Full body triangle. Hernandez turns and Shore takes mount. Hard elbow two minutes in. Hernandez nearly turns into guard, Shore regains the body triangle and chips away with elbows and punches. He’s got the RNC and there’s the tap.

Final result: Shore def. Hernandez by submission (rear naked choke)

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