On Sunday, the UFC returned to Hamburg, Germany for the first time since September of 2016. This UFC Hamburg card was headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between former champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and new contender Anthony Smith, who replaced Volkan Oezdemir on short notice.
The co-main event, meanwhile, also occured at light heavyweight, as former title challenger Glover Teixeira collided with wrestling specialist Corey Anderson, who replaced the injured Ilir Latifi on short notice.
Other highlights of this UFC Hamburg card, finally, included appearances from names like Stefan Struve, Danny Roberts, Marc Diakiese, Nick Hein and Emil Meek.
Scroll down for the official results from this UFC Hamburg Sunday fight card. This page will be updated as the card unfurls.
The Main Card | 2:00 pm ET on Fox Sports 1
Anthony Smith def. Shogun Rua via knockout (punches) 1:29, R1
Corey Anderson def. Glover Teixeira via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Abu Azaitar def. Vitor Miranda via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Marcin Tybura def. Stefan Struve via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Danny Roberts def. David Zawada via split decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Nasrat Haqparast def. Marc Diakiese via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
The Prelims | 12:00 pm ET on Fox Sports 1
Damir Hadzovic def. Nick Hein via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Bartosz Fabinski def. Emil Meek via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Nad Narimani def. Khalid Taha via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Aleksandar Rakic def. Justin Ledet via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-24, 30-24)
The Early Prelims | 10:30 am ET on UFC Fight Pass
Manny Bermudez def. Davey Grant via technical submission (triangle choke): 0:59, R1
Darko Stosic def. Jeremy Kimball via TKO (strikes): 3:13, R1
Liu Pingyuan def. Damian Stasiak via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
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This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 7/22/2018.