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UFC 224 results, recap, and link wrap up: ‘Lioness’ devours Pennington, ‘Jacare’ bitten by Gastelum

For an event that didn’t get much love from the promotion’s marketing machine, there was certainly a lot to talk about by the time the curtain fell on last weekend’s UFC 224 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place last Sat. night (May 12, 2018) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

That includes Amanda Nunes’ technical knockout win over Raquel Pennington, who came up short in her bid to dethrone the Brazilian champion while also drawing attention to the role of her corner, who may have put her in unnecessary danger.

And let’s not forget about Kelvin Gastelum’s upset win over middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza, as well as flyweight grappler Mackenzie Dern’s first-round submission win over strawweight boxer Amanda Bobby Cooper.

Missed the event? Too hungover to remember what happened?

No worries, as we’ve gone ahead and compiled links to all of the top stories coming out of “Nunes vs. Pennington,” including breaking news, highlights, reactions, results, recaps, and more, all conveniently laid out in the UFC 224 wrap-up post below.

Have at it!

UFC 224: The fights

Live results and play-by-play

Amanda Nunes vs. Raquel Pennington: Highlights | Fight Recap

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Ronaldo Souza: Highlights | Fight Recap

Mackenzie Dern vs. Amanda Bobby Cooper: Highlights | Fight Recap

John Lineker vs. Brian Kelleher: Highlights | Fight Recap

Lyoto Machida vs. Vitor Belfort: Highlights | Fight Recap

UFC 224: Post-fight housekeeping

Post-fight press conference video replay

Bonuses and awards

UFC 224 “Prelims” recap

Just don’t call it Towel-gate

Tecia Torres shuts down ‘Rocky’ corner critics

UFC 224: The morning after

Winners and losers

Next matches to make

Dern reacts to “shameful” flyweight debut

Pennington’s corner comes under fire

Just another exploding eyeball, no big deal

Other notable stories from this past weekend

Bellator 199 went down last Saturday night (full results here)

“Semtex” got Fitch’d, joins Bellator boo birds

Can someone explain the fascination with Fitty?

Greg Hardy welcomes another NFL player to MMA

Nate Diaz doesn’t have time for your weak shit

Liver shot!

That should just about cover it.

UFC will come storming back this Saturday night in the form of UFC Fight Night 129: “Maia vs. Usman,” which takes place inside Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile, on Sat., May 19, 2018 (more on that card here).

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