Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-06-24, good pace with some nice exchanges: the mma bout Josh Emmett vs Ilia Topuria gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Topuria vs Emmett is scheduled to take place Saturday, June 24th, at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville (Florida, United States), in a 5-round featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC on ABC 5 (also known as UFC Jacksonville). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Josh Emmett record
Josh Emmett entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-3-0 (44% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Alexander Volkanovski).
In his last three fights he has beat Dan Ige (Josh Emmett vs Dan Ige) and Calvin Kattar (Calvin Kattar vs Josh Emmett) but then he has lost to Yair Rodriguez (Josh Emmett vs Yair Rodriguez).
Ilia Topuria record
His opponent, the undefeated black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitu Ilia Topuria, has a perfect record of 13-0-0 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the featherweight division.
In his last three bouts he has defeated Ryan Hall (Ryan Hall vs Ilia Topuria), Jai Herbert (Ilia Topuria vs Jai Herbert) and Bryce Mitchell (Bryce Mitchell vs Ilia Topuria).
Here is the UFC on ABC 5 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on (ABC / ESPN+)
Josh Emmett vs Ilia Topuria
Amanda Ribas vs Maycee Barber
Austen Lane vs Justin Tafa
Gabriel Santos vs David Onama
Brendan Allen vs Bruno Silva
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Neil Magny vs Philip Rowe
Randy Brown vs Wellington Turman
Loik Radzhabov vs Mateusz Rebecki
Gillian Robertson vs Tabatha Ricci
Joshua Van vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov
Trevor Peek vs Jose Mariscal
Jack Jenkins vs Jamall Emmers
Cody Brundage vs Sedriques Dumas
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC on ABC 5 pre-fight press conference, featuring Ilia Topuria and Josh Emmett!
Watch the videos of UFC on ABC 5: Emmett vs Topuria weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Josh Emmett vs Ilia Topuria as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Emmett vs Topuria fight?
Ilia Topuria defeated Josh Emmett via unanimous decision. Scores were 50–44, 50–42, 49–45.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC on ABC 5 post-fight octagon interview of Josh Emmett and Ilia Topuria.
UFC on ABC 5 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC on ABC 5 Emmett vs Topuria.
Ilia Topuria def. Josh Emmett via UD
Maycee Barber def. Amanda Ribas via TKO r2
Austen Lane vs Justin Tafa NC r1
David Onama def. Gabriel Santos via KO r2
Brendan Allen def. Bruno Silva via SUB r1
Neil Magny def. Philip Rowe via SD
Randy Brown def. Wellington Turman via UD
Mateusz Rębecki def. Loik Radzhabov via TKO r2
Tabatha Ricci def. Gillian Robertson via UD
Joshua Van def. Zhalgas Zhumagulov via SD
Jose Mariscal def. Trevor Peek via UD
Jack Jenkins def. Jamall Emmers via SD
Sedriques Dumas def. Cody Brundage via UD
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC on ABC 5 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Ilia Topuria and Josh Emmett (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC on ABC 5 Fight of the Night: Josh Emmett vs Ilia Topuria
UFC on ABC 5 Performance of the Night: David Onama, Maycee Barber