UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann
The poster for UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateFebruary 22, 2014 (2014-02-22)
VenueMandalay Bay Events Center
CityLas Vegas, Nevada
Total gate$1,558,870[1]
Event chronology
UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann The Ultimate Fighter China Finale: Kim vs. Hathaway

UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann was a mixed martial arts held on February 22, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.[3]

The event was released on DVD on May 27, 2014. The DVD was distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment.


A bout between women's bantamweight champion and former Olympian Ronda Rousey and former Olympian Sara McMann headlined the event.[4]

A bout between Gilbert Melendez and Khabib Nurmagomedov was briefly linked to this event.[5] The fight was later cancelled.[6]

Lucas Martins was expected to face Bryan Caraway at this event. However, Caraway pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by UFC newcomer Aljamain Sterling.[7] Martins ended up also getting injured and was replaced by UFC newcomer Cody Gibson.[8]

Francisco Rivera was expected to face Raphael Assunção on this card. However, Rivera injured his hand and was forced out of the bout.[9] He was replaced by UFC newcomer Pedro Munhoz.[10]

A bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Rustam Khabilov was expected to take place on this card. However, the fight was cancelled due to injury.[11]

A bout between Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier was expected to take place on this card. However, the fight was removed from this card due to Evans suffering a knee injury during training.[12] He was replaced by undefeated newcomer and Strikeforce veteran Patrick Cummins.[13]


Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Women's Bantamweight Ronda Rousey (c) def. Sara McMann TKO (knee to the body) 1 1:06 [a]
Light Heavyweight Daniel Cormier def. Patrick Cummins TKO (punches) 1 1:19
Welterweight Rory MacDonald def. Demian Maia Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Mike Pyle def. TJ Waldburger TKO (elbows and punches) 3 4:03
Welterweight Stephen Thompson def. Robert Whittaker TKO (punches) 1 3:43
Preliminary card (Fox Sports 1)
Women's Bantamweight Alexis Davis def. Jessica Eye Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Raphael Assunção def. Pedro Munhoz Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Aljamain Sterling def. Cody Gibson Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Flyweight Zach Makovsky def. Josh Sampo Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (UFC Fight Pass)
Lightweight Erik Koch def. Rafaello Oliveira TKO (punches) 1 1:24
Lightweight Ernest Chavez def. Yosdenis Cedeno Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
  1. ^ For the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship.


Bonus awards

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses:[15]

Reported payout

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money and also does not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses.[16]

See also


  1. ^ a b MMAjunkie Staff (2014-02-23). "UFC 170 draws reported 10,217 attendance for $1,558,870 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-02-23.
  2. ^ Dave Meltzer (2014-03-19). "UFC 170 estimated at doing 340,000 buys". MMAFighting.com. Retrieved 2014-03-19.
  3. ^ Staff. "Rashad Evans vs. Daniel Cormier slated for UFC 170 headliner in Las Vegas". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved December 6, 2013.
  4. ^ Steven Marrooco. "Ronda Rousey defends title vs. Sara McMann at UFC 170 in Las Vegas". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
  5. ^ Matt Erickson. "Gilbert Melendez meets Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
  6. ^ Mike Chiappetta. "Gilbert Melendez vs Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC 170 pairing scrapped". Foxsports.com. Archived from the original on 2014-01-04. Retrieved 2014-01-03.
  7. ^ Staff. "UFC Newcomer Aljamain Sterling Replaces Bryan Caraway, Faces Lucas Martins at UFC 170". MMAweekly.com. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  8. ^ Thomas Gerbasi (2014-02-11). "UFC 170 Card Complete". UFC.com. Retrieved 2014-02-11.
  9. ^ "Broken hand knocks Francisco Rivera from UFC 170 fight with Raphael Assuncao". mmajunkie.com. February 3, 2014.
  10. ^ Zane Simon (2014-02-09). "Report: UFC signs Pedro Munhoz to fight Raphael Assuncao at UFC 170". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  11. ^ UFC News (2014-02-04). "Bah – Rustam Khabilov VS Rafael dos Anjos has been cancelled from UFC 170 due to injury". Twitter. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  12. ^ UFC News (2014-02-12). "Evans Injured, Out of UFC 170". UFC. Retrieved 2014-02-12.|
  13. ^ MMA Junkie staff (2014-02-13). "Patrick Cummins signs with UFC, faces Daniel Cormier at UFC 170". MMA Junkie. Retrieved 2014-02-13.|
  14. ^ "UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  15. ^ Brent Brookhouse (2014-02-23). "UFC 170 bonuses: Rousey, Maia, MacDonald and Thompson each take home $50,000". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2014-02-23.
  16. ^ Mike Bohn (February 23, 2014). "UFC 170 salaries: Ronda Rousey, Daniel Cormier paydays lead $843K payroll". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved February 23, 2014.