Event Recap: Best Fights From UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega

An exciting featherweight title clash between Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega headlined UFC 266. In case you missed the live-action, here is a quick recap of the best action of the night.

Pearce kicked off UFC 266 by claiming an impressive second-round submission (rear-naked choke) victory over Morales.

Jonathan Pearce vs. Omar Morales

Semelsberger only needed 15 seconds of the first round to claim a highlight reek KO victory over Sano.

Matthew Semelsberger vs. Martin Sano

Turner claimed a spectacular first-round submission (rear-naked choke) victory over Medic. 

Uros Medic vs.
Jalin Turner

Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Chris Daukaus

Daukaus claimed a spectacular second-round TKO victory over Abdurakhimov.

Marlon Moraes vs. Merab Dvalishvili

After getting rocked in the first round, Dvalishvili made a huge comeback to claim a second-round TKO victory.

Jessica Andrade vs. Cynthia Calvillo

Andrade claimed a magnificent TKO victory with just 5 seconds left in the first round.

Nick Diaz vs.
Robbie Lawler 2

After two rounds of a slugfest, Lawler defeated Diaz via TKO in the third round.

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Lauren Murphy

Shevchenko successfully defended her UFC women's flyweight title by dominating Murphy throughout the fight and eventually claiming a fourth-round TKO victory. 

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega

In their five rounds of a long-drawn battle, the pair each had their moments. However, Volkanovski had done enough to successfully defend his UFC featherweight title against Ortega via unanimous decision. 

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