The televised prelims are over for UFC 228, and they saw Tatiana Suarez, Aljamain Sterling and Geoff Neal record impressive wins.
The vaunted wrestling game of Suarez ruled the day against Carla Esparza, and the ended up finishing the former strawweight champ with ground-and-pound strikes in round three.
Sterling, meanwhile, ended bantamweight Cody Stamman’s 10 fight winning streak, with a nasty kneebar from back mount.
Geoff Neal also notched a “Performance of the Night” contender, as he KO’d welterweight Frank Camacho with a vicious head kick in round two.
Here are the results for far for UFC 228.
Tatiana Suarez def. Carla Esparza via TKO (punches) R3, 4:33
Aljamain Sterling def. Cody Stamann via submission (kneebar) R2, 3:42
Geoff Neal def. Frank Camacho via KO (head kick) R2, 1:23
Darren Stewart def. Charles Byrd via TKO (elbows) R2, 2:17
Fight Pass Prelims
Diego Sanchez def. Craig White via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jim Miller def. Alex White via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 1:29
Irene Aldana def. Lucie Pudilova via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jarred Brooks def. Roberto Sanchez via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)