UFC 250 – Nunes vs Spencer LIVE RESULTS: Latest updates with prelims underway and all the build-up to the main event – The Sun

AMANDA NUNES is set to defend her featherweight crown in the main event as UFC 250 comes at you from Sin City.

There's a packed card for fight fans to enjoy tonight, with the prelims featuring Alex Caceres and Cody Stamann before the main card takes off with Eddie Wineland vs Sean O'Malley.

  • Start time: Prelims – 1am BST; Main card – 3am BST;
  • TV/live stream: BT Sport 1/BT Sport app, EE customers watch FREE

Follow ALL of the latest updates from Las Vegas below…

Full card

Main Card (from 3am BST on BT Sport 1)

  • Amanda Nunes (champion) vs Felicia Spencer – UFC Women's Featherweight Championship
  • Raphael Assunção vs Cody Garbrandt – bantamweight
  • Aljamain Sterling vs Cory Sandhagen – bantamweight
  • Neil Magny vs Anthony Rocco Martin – welterweight
  • Eddie Wineland vs Sean O'Malley – bantamweight

Prelims (from 1am BST on BT Sport 1)

  • Alex Caceres vs Chase Hooper – featherweight
  • Ian Heinisch beat Gerald Meerschaert via TKO (Punches) during their middleweight fight.
  • Cody Stamann beat Brian Kelleher via unanimous decision in their bantamweight fight.
  • Maki Pitolo beat Charles Byrd via TKO (Punches) in the second round of their middleweight fight.
  • ROUND 1

    Two southpaws jabbing away, with Caceres scoring best early on.

    Hooper is dropped but allowed back up, the wunderkid is being tested.

    Hooper is looking for the submission now, after coming up short boxing.

    The gangly youngster has Caceres' back but the fight is still vertical.


    Alex Caceres vs Chase Hooper making their ways to the cage.

    Hooper is only 20 and cannot drink in the same state he is fighting for money in.

    Caceres dances his way to the ring for UFC appearance 22.

    The underdog has struggled for finishes but is super-experienced.


    Undefeated Chase Hooper is fighting a veteran…


    The Hurricane wins

    Meerschaert is supported tonight by team-mate and ex-WWE star CM Punk.

    Meerschaert welcomed to the fight with two brutal leg kicks from Heinisch.

    Heinlisch drops Meerschaert with a monster right hand and batters Meerschaert before the ref dives in.

    Light work!


    Ian Heinisch vs Gerald Meerschaert right here and right now

    Meerschaert with 30 MMA wins and 28 inside the distance, 22 of those submissions.

    'Hurricane' Heinisch strolls in to some Bob Dylan – deserves a win for that walkout music.



    Brian Kelleher comforted Cody Stamann after he had beaten him…


    Stamann says: “It has been real hard, I have been fighting tears all day.

    “It is a hard time for me but I had to buckle in and be a man for my brother and my family.

    “My team told me to go in there and do it for my brother and mourn him afterwards, that is what I did and what I am going to do.”


    CODY STAMANN wins for his brother Jacob.

    All three judges say: 30-27

    Stamann walks around the cage sobbing over the recent shock death of his teenage brother.

    Kelleher geard on the camera saying he has “so much f******” for Stamann turning up to fight.


    Kelleher back to the deck, on his back a tortoise for a short while.

    On their feet, both men swap punches and kicks and drift around the edge of the cage.

    A tight contest ends with both men whacking away,

    The bell goes and Stamann breaks down in tears and relief.

  • ROUND 2

    Stamann took the fight to the floor for the final minute.

    Kellehergot off of his back eventually and then pinned against the wall.

    Both men are marked on the face now, with Kelleher's nose bloodied.


  • ROUND 2

    Stamann scores a few times as soon as the second starts.

    Kelleher was walking forward gamely but getting picked off repeatedly.

    Good boxing from Kelleher but Stamann matches him again with crisp jabs.

    Kelleher lands an uppercut but Stamann connects with a left hook.

  • ROUND 1

    Stamann throws a one-two, Kelleher starts with a leg kick.

    Both men appear dangerous on their feet, with kicks and punches.

    Kelleher goes to the ground after a kick is caught but the battle returns to the feet.



    Cody Stamann vs Brian Kelleher next at featherweight please.

    Stamann is competing after suffering a family tragedy with the shock recent death of his 18-year-old brother.

    Kelleher fought as recently as May 13, landing a KO win over Hunter Azure.


    Pitolo says: “All my hard work paid off, the quarantine camp, I want to thank all my gyms and training partners.

    “I want to say happy birthday to my wife, it's her birthday and she is beautiful.

    “I am coming home to my kids, I love them.”


    Byrd went to ground very easily and then Pitolo rained blows down on to him.

    American Byrd seemed to wilt and rolled up into a ball.

    With free shits not getting defended or answered, the ref had to stop the fight.

    Herb Dean dived in after Pitolo was punched and elbowed in the head one too many times.

  • ROUND 2

    Team Byrd told their boy he did “awesome work”, they warn him against doing too much grappling.

    Pitolo's corner order deep breaths and warn that Byrd is going to swarm him early.

    Pitolo starts the round boxing again but Byrd aims haymakers back.

    Byrd is taken down and battered – it's over!

  • ROUND 1

    Byrd spins and is now on top with Pitolo on the floor.

    Pitolo is in a tight spot with Byrd looking for a guillotine but the action flips again and Pitolo gets on top.

    Byrd takes Pitolo down and then lands a big slam that could take the round with the judges.

    Byrd finishes with some ground and pound.


  • ROUND 1

    Herb Dean in charge of this bout.

    Pitolo starts with a boxing combo Byrd blocks.

    Byrd looking to grapple against the cage wall with double underhooks and the ruck goes to the ground.

    Pitolo on top for now, a dip in action for a few seconds.


    Maki Pitolo vs Charles Byrd now up next.

    Byrd has lost his last two and Pitolo is a monster puncher.

    And Pitolo has the nickname Coconut Bombs, so is pretty sure to win.


    Alex Perez knows what time it is…


    Perez says: “I met him 10 years ago so it was hard because he is a friend.

    “But I want to make it to the top and get a title shot.

    “I competed in the Contender series and wrestled in high school so fighting without fans is nothing new to me.”


    Leon Rocky Edwards has had an offer…



    Formiga is stuck on a chair getting his left leg iced and treated.

    Perez scythed down the lead limb and left his flyweight rival in a heap.

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