UFC 231 took place Saturday, December 8th from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The event was headlined by a featherweight title fight between champion Max Holloway and top contender Brian Ortega. The co-headlined featured Valentina Schevchenko fighting Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the vacant women's flyweight title.

The event aired in three parts starting with four fights on UFC Fight Pass at 6:00 PM EST. The main preliminary bouts aired on Fox Sports 1 at 8:00 PM followed by a five fight main card only on PPV at 10:00 PM.

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Event Information


Max Holloway
WINNER 
Brian Ortega
22-3-0
Record
14-1-0
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 9″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
TKO/RSC
in the 4th round
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Valentina Shevchenko
WINNER 
16-3-0
Record
15-3-0
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 4″
135 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 5 rounds
Jimi Manuwa
Thiago Santos
WINNER
VS
Thiago Santos
de Lima Marreta
17-5-0
Record
20-6-0
6′ 0″
Height
6′ 0″
205 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
KO
in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Alex Oliveira
Gunnar Nelson
WINNER
18-6-0
Record
17-3-1
5′ 10″
Height
6′ 0″
170 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Hakeem Dawodu
WINNER
Kyle Bochniak
9-1-1
Record
8-4-0
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 7″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 3 rounds
Claudia Gadelha
Nina Ansaroff
WINNER
15-4-0
Record
10-5-0
5′ 4″
Height
5′ 5″
115 lbs.
Weight
125 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Katlyn Chookagian
Jessica Eye
WINNER
11-2-0
Record
14-6-0
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 7″
125 lbs.
Weight
140 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 3 rounds
Eryk Anders
Elias Theodorou
WINNER
11-3-0
Record
16-2-0
6′ 1″
Height
6′ 1″
185 lbs.
Weight
184 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 3 rounds
Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Gilbert Burns
WINNER
11-4-0
Record
14-3-0
5′ 10″
Height
5′ 9″
176 lbs.
Weight
165 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Devin Clark
Aleksandar Rakic
WINNER
9-3-0
Record
8-1-0
6′ 0″
Height
6′ 4″
220 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
TKO/RSC
in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Brad Katona
WINNER
Matthew Lopez
8-0-0
Record
9-4-0
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 7″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Chad Laprise
Dhiego Lima
WINNER
13-4-0
Record
13-7-0
5′ 10″
Height
6′ 2″
170 lbs.
Weight
190 lbs.
KO
in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Kyle Nelson
Diego Ferreira
WINNER
10-2-0
Record
14-2-0
5′ 10″
Height
5′ 8″
165 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
TKO/RSC
in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)