UFC Fight Night 81 Results: New Champ Cruz Defeats Dillashaw via Split Decision

UFC Fight Night 81 Results -- The UFN 81 where bantamweight title was put online for the fight between T.J. Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz ended up in a split decision. The belt was awarded to the new champion - Cruz.

Dillashaw is now holding a 12-2 MMA record, while Cruz listed a 20-1.

The fight commenced with a no touch of gloves between the two fighters. Dillashaw opened up with a body kick. Cruz responded with a quick takedown.

UFC Fight Night 81 Results

The fight went to a distance. Dominick Cruz reigned superior. The judges scored the fight 48-47, 49-46, 49-46 for Cruz.

Here's the screenshot of the official Dominick Cruz vs. T.J. Dillashaw UFC Fight Night 81 scorecard, as featured on MMA Fighting:

Dominick Cruz vs. T.J. Dillashaw UFC Fight Night 81 scorecard

For the full results, take a look at the list below:

UFC Fight Night 81 Results (Main card)
Dominick Cruz def. T.J. Dillashaw via split decision
Eddie Alvarez def. Anthony Pettis via split decision
Travis Browne def. Matt Mitrione via third-round TKO (4:01)
Francisco Trinaldo def. Ross Pearson via unanimous decision

UFC Fight Night 81 Results (Undercard)
Patrick Cote def. Ben Saunders via second-round TKO (1:14)
Ed Herman def. Tim Boetsch via second-round TKO (1:39)
Chris Wade def. Mehdi Baghdad via submission (RNC) (1st, 4:30)
Luke Sanders def. Maximo Blanco via submission (RNC) (1st, 3:38)
Paul Felder def. Daron Cruickshank via submission (RNC) (3rd, 3:56)
Ilir Latifi def. Sean O'Connell via first-round TKO (:30)
Charles Rosa def. Kyle Bochniak via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Rob Font def. Joey Gomez via second-round TKO (4:13)
Francimar Barroso def. Elvis Mutapcic via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)

Source: MMA Fighting, BJ Penn

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