UFC lightweight Islam Makhachevl meets with reporters following his second round submission win over Leo Kuntz at UFC 187, which took place May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

For a complete round-by-round recap from the entire night of action click HERE.



Daniel Cormier def. Anthony Johnson by submission (rear naked choke). Round 3, 2:39 – for vacant UFC light heavyweight title
Chris Weidman def. Vitor Belfort by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 2:53 – for UFC middleweight title
Donald Cerrone def. John Makdessi by TKO. Round 2, 4:44
Andrei Arlovski def. Travis Browne by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 4:41
Joseph Benavidez def. John Moraga by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


John Dodson def. Zach Makovsky by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Dong Hyun Kim def. Josh Burkman by submission (arm triangle). Round 3, 2:13
Rafael Natal def. Uriah Hall by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Nina Ansaroff vs. Rose Namajunas -Fight cancelled, Ansaroff pulled out due to illness,


Colby Covington def. Mike Pyle by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Islam Makhachev def. Leo Kuntz by submission (rear naked choke). Round 2, 2:38
Justin Scoggins def. Josh Sampo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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