UFC Fight Night Beijing 2018 Results: Curtis Blaydes vs. Francis Ngannou II, Plus Alistair Overeem!

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Main Card (6:30am EST., UFC Fight Pass)

#4 Francis Ngannou def. #3 Curtis Blaydes by TKO via strikes (0:44, R1)

#6 Alistair Overeem def. Sergei Pavlovich by TKO via strikes (4:21, R1)

Song Yadong def. Vince Morales by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Li Jingliang def. David Zawada by TKO via strikes (4:07, R3)

Preliminary Card (3:15am EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Alex Morono def. Song Kenan by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Wu Yanan def. Lauren Mueller by submission via arm bar (4:00, R1)

Rashad Coulter def. Hu Yaozong by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Zhang Weili def. Jessica Aguilar by submission via arm bar (3:41, R1)

Liu Pingyuan def. Martin Day by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Yan Xiaonan def. Syuri Kondo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Kevin Holland def. John Phillips by submission via rear naked choke (4:05, R3)

Louis Smolka def. Su Mudaerji by submission via arm bar (2:07, R2)


Louis Smolka vs. Su Mudaerji

Round One: The round begins with Smolka instantly getting Mudaerji against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Smolka lands a knee strike as the fighters separate. Smolka continues looking for the takedown while eating a few strikes from Mudaerji, Smolka eventually scores the takedown on Mudaerji and he gets the open guard. Mudaerji looks to land strikes against Smolka while on his back, Smolka starts attacking Mudaerji with ground and pound. Smolka gains back control against a scrambling Mudaerji, Mudaerji scrambles as Smolka lands more ground and pound. Smolka lands a ton of strikes against Mudaerji as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Smolka

Round Two: The round begins with Mudaerji countering a swinging Smolka by landing a left hook, Smolka scores a takedown on Mudaerji and Mudaerji nails him with elbow strikes. Smolka transitions to the full mount against Mudaerji, Smolka attacks Mudaerji with ground and pound. Mudaerji scrambles and he gets Smolka in his open guard, Mudaerji rolls for a triangle choke and he uses that to get top position on the ground. Smolka rolls for an arm bar and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Louis Smolka def. Su Mudaerji by submission via arm bar (2:07, R2)

Kevin Holland vs. John Phillips

Round One: The round begins with Holland attempting side kicks against Phillips, Phillips charge sat Holland while swinging away at him. Holland looks to land counter strikes against Phillips, Holland then hits Phillips with a front kick to the face. Holland rocks Phillips with a kick to the midsection, Holland backs Phillips into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Phillips creates space after hitting Holland with a few leg kicks, Holland grabs a swinging Phillips to attack him with knee strikes. Holland accidentally nails Phillips low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Phillips nails Holland with a few lefts. Holland nails a kicking Phillips with a counter left hook, Holland nails Phillips with a jumping knee strike followed by ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Holland

Round Two: The round begins with Holland keeping Phillips at a distance by throwing some kicks, Phillips drops a swinging Holland with a counter left and he allows Holland to stand up. Phillips charges forward against Holland while swinging wildly at him, Holland nails a swinging Phillips with a counter elbow strike. Phillips keeps Holland against the cage wall while swinging away at him, Holland recovers and nails Phillips with a right to the midsection. Phillips responds by nailing Holland with a three punch combination, Holland starts picking Phillips apart with combinations. Phillips charges at Holland while rocking him with a right hook, Phillips keeps Holland near the cage wall while swinging at him. Holland attacks Phillips with front kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Phillips (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Holland scoring a takedown on a swinging Phillips, Phillips gets up while eating a plethora of strikes from Holland. Holland drags Phillips back to the ground while landing more strikes, Holland gains back control against Phillips. Holland looks for a rear naked choke and Phillips scrambles to get free, Holland drags Phillips back to the ground while gaining full mount. Phillips sweeps Holland and he winds up in top control, Phillips starts attacking Holland with ground and pound. Phillips stands up and Holland trips him to send him back to the ground, Holland gets back control against Phillips and he locks in a rear naked choke to get the tap out.

Official Result: Kevin Holland def. John Phillips by submission via rear naked choke (4:05, R3)

Syuri Kondo vs. Yan Xiaonan

Round One: The round begins with Kondo attacking Xiaonan with some leg kicks, the fighters quickly have a few striking exchanges. Xiaonan and Kondo also exchange some rights, Kondo then hits Xiaonan with a two punch combination. Xiaonan responds by cracking Kondo with an uppercut, Kondo hits a kicking Xiaonan with a counter right hook. Xiaonan then hits Kondo with a three punch combination, Xiaonan continuously attacks Kondo with multiple punch combinations. Xiaonan then pops an incoming Kondo with a straight right, Xiaonan looks for a spinning back fist against Kondo. Xiaonan swings away at Kondo as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Xiaonan

Round Two: The round begins with Xiaonan instantly swinging away against Kondo, Xiaonan again looks for a spinning back fist against Kondo. Xiaonan hits Kondo with leg kicks followed by a right, Kondo comes forward and swings away at Xiaonan as well. Xiaonan catches a jabbing Kondo with a counter right, Kondo grabs Xiaonan and she nails her with a knee strike. Xiaonan again attempts a spinning back fist against a swinging Kondo, Xiaonan pops a kicking Kondo with a counter right. Kondo charges forward and Xiaonan nails her with another right, Kondo responds by catching Xiaonan with a right of her own. Xiaonan misses a spinning back fist as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Xiaonan (Overall Score: 20-18 for Xiaonan)

Round Three: The round begins with Xiaonan attacking Kondo with some leg kicks, Xiaonan charges forward and she swings away at Kondo. Kondo nails a swinging Xiaonan with a counter right hook, Xiaonan again attacks Kondo with a spinning back fist. Kondo looks for a high kick against a backing Xiaonan, Xiaonan and Kondo continue having some striking exchanges. Kondo attacks Xiaonan with a body kick followed by a knee strike, Xiaonan also keeps attacking Kondo with combinations. Xiaonan nails Kondo with a side kick to the face, Kondo eats a right while swinging away against Xiaonan. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Xiaonan (Final Score: 30-27 for Xiaonan)

Official Result: Yan Xiaonan def. Syuri Kondo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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