“UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano” takes place this evening from the Staples Center in Los Angeles and features Ronda Rousey defending her UFC women’s bantamweight title against Cat Zingano in the main event. Both these ladies are undefeated and someone’s “0” will have to go. Will Zingano be the one to dethrone the Rowdy one?
PMN has you covered tonight with live results and round-by-round updates of all the action kicking off with the Fight Pass prelims at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT, moving to the Fox Sports 1 prelims at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, and the pay-per-view main card at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
Also, check out our staff picks for our predictions on tonight’s fights, and stick around afterward to watch the UFC 184 post-fight press conference live stream.
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UFC 184 QUICK RESULTS:
Main Card (PPV)
- Women’s Bantamweight: Ronda Rousey def. Cat Zingano via submission (straight armlock) – Round 1, 0:14
- Women’s Bantamweight: Holly Holm def. Raquel Pennington via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
- Welterweight: Jake Ellenberger def. Josh Koscheck via submission (north-south choke) – Round 2, 4:20
- Welterweight: Alan Jouban def. Richard Walsh via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:19
- Lightweight: Tony Ferguson def. Gleison Tibau via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:37
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
- Middleweight: Roan Carneiro def. Mark Munoz via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:40
- Bantamweight: Roman Salazar vs. Kid Yamamoto ruled no contest (Salazar unable to continue due to accidental eye poke) – Round 2, 2:37
- Welterweight: Tim Means def. Dhiego Lima via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:17
- Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis def. Ruan Potts via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:18
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
- Lightweight: Valmir Lazaro def. James Krause via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Featherweight: Masio Fullen def. Alexander Torres via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
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UFC 184 ROUND-BY-ROUND UPDATES:
Masio Fullen vs. Alexander Torres
Round 1 – Fullen hurt by a right hand and Torres head hunting trying to finish him off. Fullen lands a nice counter but he’s wobbly. Takedown by Torres but Fullen right back to his feet and seems to have recovered. Fullen hurt bad with another right but tries to defend himself and ends up getting a takedown. Torres gets back to his feet before the bell. 10-9 Torres.
Round 2 – Nothing too significant this round, but Fullen finished strong landing punches on Torres against the cage.
Round 3 – Fullen getting the better of the standup and lands a nasty flying knee to the body. Left hook scores and Torres walks right into a stiff right hand. Torres shoots, stuffed. After a lot of clinching and work Torres gets a takedown but Fullen right back up. Ref warns Fullen not to grab the fence. Close fight but Torres may have clinched it by controlling the action most of round 3 and winning round 1.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Masio Fullen def. Alexander Torres via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
James Krause vs. Valmir Lazaro
Round 1 – Inside leg kick from Lazaro. Krause with his own low kick, jab. Another inside one from Lazaro. Leg kick from Krause. Lazaro with another. Low kick from Krause. Jab from Lazaro, and a body shot. Krause with a nicely timed takedown, Lazaro right up but Krause is on him trying to get him back down. Lazaro turns him to the cage. Right hand from Lazaro after the break. Left to the body from Krause. Jab. Jab from Lazaro. Krause pushes Lazaro to the cage. Lazaro finding a home with his jab, stuffs a takedown. 10-9 Lazaro.
Round 2 – Krause with a couple low kicks and a right. He gets a takedown but Lazaro is right up and scores with a punch combo. Krause keeping on the pressure, shoots, stuffed. Jab from Lazaro. Right jab from Krause. Overhand right lands solid. Nice left hook to the body. Body kick. Snappy left hook. Right hand. Lazaro with a couple jabs. Lazaro stuffs a takedown attempt, lands a knee to the body. Time is called after Krause takes a low blow. Low kick from Krause. Double jab from Lazaro. Knee to the body from Lazaro, jab. Stuffs a takedown. Big left hook and a low kick from Lazaro. Krause shakes his head “no”. Close. 10-9 Krause.
Round 3 – Counter right hand from Krause scores. Right to the body from Lazaro. Right from Krause. Nice punch/kick combo from Lazaro. Solid right from Krause, then a big leg kick. Couple of nice low kicks from Lazaro forces a shot from Krause, gets the takedown but Lazaro is right up. Krause holds him against the cage briefly. Body kick from Krause. Nice punch combo and a body kick from Lazaro. Under 2 minutes to go. Left hook, low kick from Lazaro. One two from Krause. Body kick from Krause. Right hand and takedown attempt from Krause. Nice right from Krause. 10-9 Krause and he should take the fight 29-28.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Valmir Lazaro def. James Krause via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Derrick Lewis vs. Ruan Potts
Round 1 – Touch gloves. Potts with a couple low kicks. Potts ties him up against the cage. Lewis with a trip takedown but Potts right back up where Lewis presses him to the cage. Potts takes a low blow and time out is called. Lewis catches him with a punch and Potts goes down, looking for a leg lock. Potts with a kneebar attempt, it’s deep. But Lewis spins to safety and is back up. Potts shoots, and gets Lewis on his back. Potts on top in half guard. Lewis hits a reversal as Potts goes for a kimura. Lewis lands a couple nice punches, then a big right. This causes Potts to get up and try to get the takedown but the bell sounds. 10-9 Lewis.
Round 2 – Potts looks for a takedown early but is eating some big punches. Lewis dives in with a right that misses, now inside the full guard of Potts. Lewis gets to full mount and is teeing off with punches until the ref stops it.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Derrick Lewis def. Ruan Potts via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:18
Dhiego Lima vs. Tim Means
Round 1 – Means hurts Lima early with punches and a knee to the face. Lima partially recovers only to eat some elbows, and straight left. Means pressuring. Right hook from Lima. Big left drops Lima and he finishes him off. Wow.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Tim Means def. Dhiego Lima via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:17
Roman Salazar vs. Kid Yamamoto
Round 1 – Body kick and inside low kick from Salazar. Overhand right from Kid. Knee from Salazar. Salazar shoots, stuffed. Big inside leg kick from Kid. Right lead uppercut from Kid. Nice inside leg kick follows. Kid takes an accidental poke in the eye. Brief timeout called. 10-9 Kid.
Round 2 – Inside leg kick from Kid, but Salazar scores a brief takedown. Left hook from Salazar. Left to the body from Kid. Timeout called after Salazar takes an accidental eye poke. Lead left hook from Salazar. Inside leg kick and a left from Kid. Salazar takes another eye poke from Kid. After a 5 minute timeout Salazar says he still can’t see out of the eye and the fight is stopped.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Roman Salazar vs. Kid Yamamoto ruled no contest (Salazar unable to continue due to accidental eye poke) – Round 2, 2:37
Mark Munoz vs. Roan Carneiro
Round 1 – Carneiro gets a takedown and is in side mount. Munoz gets to his knees but Carneiro hops on his back and sinks in the choke and Munoz goes to sleep for awhile before the ref stops it. A little scary. Rogan comments on it saying, “I don’t know what the ref was thinking [letting him hold the choke that long]”.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Roan Carneiro def. Mark Munoz via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:40
Tony Ferguson vs. Gleison Tibau
Round 1 – Tibau looks enormous. Left from Tibau. Takedown from Ferguson, lands a couple shots. Tibau up but getting hit. Ferguson staggers him with a punch. Tibau shoots in and Ferguson drags him to his knees, takes his back with both hooks in, locks in the choke and Tibau taps out. Big win for Ferguson. Very impressive. But they showed a promo of his before the fight and he said, “I came here to kick ass and chew bubble gum and I’m all out of bubble gum.” Or something similar. … He needs to up his promo game, but he’s on point in the cage. And after the fight he did very well on the mic. Ferguson’s a real fighter and a really good fighter and I see him as an eventual title holder.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Tony Ferguson def. Gleison Tibau via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:37
Alan Jouban vs. Richard Walsh
Round 1 – Body kick from Walsh. Right hook follows. Inside leg kick from Jouban. Low kick from Walsh, he clinches up. Body kick from Jouban. Right overhand from Walsh. Body kick again. Jouban with a liver kick. Elbow from Jouban hurts Walsh, he follows up with several short punches inside and Walsh goes limp and the ref stops it.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Alan Jouban def. Richard Walsh via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:19
Jake Ellenberger vs. Josh Koscheck
Round 1 – Right from Jake. Left jab. Koscheck scores a takedown after a few punch exchanges. Jake gets to his feet but Koscheck on him looking for the double against the cage. Knees in the clinch from both. Jake’s back still to the cage. Overhand right from Ellenberger. Again he scores with it. Jake throws up his hands wanting Koscheck to engage. End of round. Fairly close.
Round 2 – Koscheck goes for the takedown right away looking for the double against the cage. Ref separates them after a time. Ellenberger getting the better of the standup. Kos keeps wiping his left eye and he’s reluctant to engage. Overhand right from Ellenberger. Jake touches him up. Kos looks completely off. Shoots for the single, presses Jake to the cage. Ellenberger locks Kos up in a choke and he taps after struggling for quite awhile. Replay shows Kos foaming at the mouth during the choke.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Jake Ellenberger def. Josh Koscheck via submission (north-south choke) – Round 2, 4:20
Raquel Pennington vs. Holly Holm
Round 1 – Pennington shoots in, trying to time a takedown, but Holm stuffs it. Holm presses her to the cage where they exchange knees. Smacking leg kick from Pennington. Pennington shoots, stuffed, takes a knee from Holm. Leg kick from Pennington. Head kick from Holm. Pennington clinches up and presses Holm to the cage. They exchange knees as Holm tries to turn her to the cage. They separate. Right hook on the break from Holm. Head kick from Holm. Front leg side kick from Holm. 10-9 Holm.
Round 2 – Body kick from Holm, just misses a head kick that looked like it would have been bad. Leg kick from Pennington. Holm just misses another head kick attempt. Clinch, knee from Holm. Body shots in the clinch from Rocky. Leg kick from Pennington. Clinch, knee from Holm. Clinch, right from Pennington on the break. Holm scores with a head kick. Straight left. Leg kick from Pennington. Straight left to the body from Holm. Clinch knees before the bell. 10-9 Holm.
Round 3 – Leg kick from Pennington. Again. Holm returns same. Nice right counter hook from Holm snaps Rocky’s head back. Leg kick from Pennington. Right from Pennington. Right from Pennington. Head kick from Holm mostly blocked. Boos from the crowd. Rocky knocks her down with a right to the shoulder, but Holm gets right up and goes after her hard and in her face wanting some payback. Right counter hook from Pennington. Again. Pennington’s left eye is swollen badly. Holm bleeding from her nose. I’m torn on who to score this final round for. I’m leaning toward Pennington for the knockdown. Quite a few boos from the crowd on the decision.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Holly Holm def. Raquel Pennington via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
**We see a shot of Brock Lesnar in the audience**
Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Cat Zingano (for women’s 135 lb. title)
Round 1 – Are we going to see lighting bolts come out of Rousey’s eyes? She seems like a super hero at this point in her career. Touch gloves. Cat looks ready. Cat shoots in right away but Ronda reverses the takedown and gets a straight armlock and Zingano taps out in the first few seconds of the fight. Fastest yet I think. 14 seconds is the official ruling. Fastest submission win in UFC championship history.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Ronda Rousey def. Cat Zingano via submission (straight armlock) – Round 1, 0:14
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