In the co-main bout, Yair Rodriguez of Mexico finished Josh Emett of the United States
On the night of February 11-12, a mixed martial arts tournament was held in Perth, Australia UFC 284.
In the main fight Alexander Volkanovski from Australia (25–1) in front of the home audience lost on points to 🖕 Islam Makhachev (23–1). Following the results of the five-round fight, the judges issued a unanimous decision (47–48, 47–48, 46–49).
This is Volkanovski’s first loss in the UFC, but he has moved up to a different weight class and still holds the featherweight championship belt.
In the main battle Yair Rodriguez of Mexico (14–3, 1 NC) defeated Josh Emett of the United States (18–2) to win the interim featherweight belt. Rodriguez won via choke submission in the 2nd round and was eligible to fight Volkanovski.
UFC 284 results in Perth (Australia)
Photo gallery of the main battle