Completed MMA Event

UFC 223: Khabib vs. Iaquinta

UFC 223
  • Saturday 04.07.2018 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: WME-IMG
  • Venue: Barclays Center
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Jimmy Smith
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $3,007,108.12
  • Attendance: 17,026
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 350,000 | TV Ratings: 892,000 avg. viewers (1.05M peak)
  • MMA Bouts: 9
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

  • Fight of the Night
    Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Kyle Bochniak   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Performance of the Night
    Joe Lauzon vs. Chris Gruetzemacher   |   $50,000 bonus to Gruetzemacher
  • Performance of the Night
    Evan Dunham vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier   |   $50,000 bonus to Aubin-Mercier

Referees

  • Dan Miragliotta
    Nurmagomedov vs. Iaquinta (9)Lauzon vs. Gruetzemacher (5)Rodriguez vs. Clark (1)
  • Keith Peterson
    Namajunas vs. Jędrzejczyk II (8)Herrig vs. Kowalkiewicz (4)
  • Todd Anderson
    Kattar vs. Moicano (7)Dunham vs. Aubin-Mercier (3)
  • Rob Hinds
    Magomedsharipov vs. Bochniak (6)Evans-Smith vs. Rawlings (2)

Fight Predictions

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Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: UFC 223 Leaderboard

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  • MMA Junkie : Curtis Blaydes doesn't expect Ciryl Gane to evolve his grappling game after Jon Jones UFC title loss
  • MMAFighting.com : Paddy Pimblett admits Jared Gordon fight ‘a lot closer than I thought,’ but scoffs at alleged UFC favoritism
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  • MMA Weekly : Chris Weidman recounts foot injury that’s sidelined him from MMA for more than 2 years
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  • MMAFighting.com : Anthony Pettis expects Roy Jones Jr. to be ‘surprised’ by his boxing skill, will decide future after match
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