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UFC Fight Night 55 took place at the Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia on Friday, November 7th, live on UFC Fight Pass.
The event was headlined by a Middleweight bout between fifth ranked Luke Rockhold and ninth ranked Michael Bisping. After a competitive first round, Rockhold found his rhythm in round two and also found the finish, submitting Bisping with a one-armed guillotine following a vicious head kick that nearly put Bisping out.
We also saw a striking affair in the co-main event between Lightweights Ross Pearson and Al Iaquinta. Another closely contested affair in the first round, which ended with the under Iaquinta finishing the Englishmen via TKO in round two.
Below are the full results of UFC Fight Night 55:
Luke Rockhold def. Michael Bisping via submission (one-armed guillotine) – Round 2,
Al Iaquinta def. Ross Pearson via TKO – Round 2, 1:39
Robert Whittaker def. Clint Hester via TKO – Round 2, 2:43
Soa Palelei def. Walt Harris via TKO – Round 2, 4:49
Jake Matthews def. Vagner Rocha via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:52
Anthony Perosh def. Guto Inocente via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:46
Sam Alvey def. Dylan Andrews via knockout – Round 1, 2:16
Chris Clements def. Vik Grujic via TKO – Round 1, 3:06
Louis Smolka def. Richie Vaculik via TKO – Round 3, :18
Daniel Kelly def. Luke Zachrich via submission (kimura) – Round 1, 4:27
Marcus Brimage def. Jumabieke Tuerxun via knockout (head kick) – Round 1, 2:58
Of The Night Awards:
Fight of the Night: Robert Whittaker vs. Clint Hester
Performances of the Night: Luke Rockhold & Louis Smolka