Israel Adesanya’s striking game delivered on the hype tonight at the TUF 27 Finale, as “The Last Stylebender” outscored Brad Tavares for the unanimous decision victory.
Tavares attempted several takedown attempts during the bout, and continued to fire back until the final bell, but the comprehensive, unorthodox strikingof Adesanya ruled the day.
Here are the card’s complete results.
TUF 27 Finale
Israel Adesanya def. Brad Tavares via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45)
TUF 27 Lightweight Final
Mike Trizano def. Joe Giannetti via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
TUF 27 Featherweight Final
Brad Katona def. Jay Cucciniello via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Alex Caceres def. Martin Bravo via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Roxanne Modafferi def. Barb Honchak via TKO (elbows) R2, 3:32
Alessio Di Chirico def. Julian Marquez via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
Montana De La Rosa def. Rachael Ostovich via submission (rear-naked choke) R3, 4:21
Luis Pena def. Richie Smullen via submission (guillotine choke) R1, 3:32
John Gunther def. Allan Zuniga via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
Bryce Mitchell def. Tyler Diamond via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
Steven Peterson def. Matt Bessette via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Gerald Meerschaert def. Oskar Piechota via technical submission (rear-naked choke) R2, 4:55