UFC on ESPN 11 Results: Curtis Blaydes wrestles Alexander Volkov to a decision victory

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Jul 20, 2016

UFC on ESPN 11 took place on Saturday, June 20, headlined by a five-round match between heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov. Blaydes won a unanimous decision, scoring 49-46, 48-47, and 48-46. Blaydes set the record for takedowns in a heavyweight fight with 14, in a contest many viewers felt was less than thrilling. After the fight, Blaydes indicated that he realizes that he will have to improve his conditioning for future five-round fights. Blaydes moved to 9-2 in his last 11 fights with this win, having only lost to Francis Ngannou.

Other standout records were set by veteran Jim Miller, whose 21st UFC victory put him in third place for the most wins in UFC history, tied him for third with Royce Gracie for the most submission wins in UFC history, and put him in first place for the most submission attempts in UFC history with 43.

Other results:

-Featherweight - Josh Emmett def. Shane Burgos by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)

-Women's Bantamweight - Raquel Pennington def. Marion Reneau by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

-Welterweight - Belal Muhammad def. Lyman Good by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

-Catchweight (160 lbs) - Jim Miller def. Roosevelt Roberts by submission by armbar

-Lightweight - Bobby Green def. Clay Guida by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

-Women's Strawweight - Tecia Torres def. Brianna Van Buren by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

-Middleweight - Marc-André Barriault def. Oskar Piechota by TKO (punches)

-Women's Flyweight - Gillian Robertson def. Cortney Casey by submission by rear-naked choke

-Lightweight/Catchweight* - Justin Jaynes def. Frank Camacho by TKO (punches)
*Frank Camacho weight in at 158 lbs, 2 pounds over the non-title lightweight limit of 156 lbs. He was fined 20%.

-Women's Flyweight - Lauren Murphy def. Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

-Lightweight Austin Hubbard def. Max Rohskopf by TKO (retirement)

$50k performance bonuses went to Jim Miller and Justin Jaynes for their finishes, and to Josh Emmett and Shane Burgos for Fight of the Night.
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