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)

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#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)

Martin Day vs. Liu Pingyuan

Round One: The round begins with Day kicking Pingyuan in the midsection, Pingyuan blocks a kick from Day before swinging away at him. Pingyuan grabs Day and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Pingyuan swings away at Day. Pingyuan swings away at Day to get him against the cage wall again, Pingyuan goes for a jump guillotine choke and Day escapes to get top position on the ground. Day stands up and Pingyuan gets back up a few moments later, Day cracks a swinging Pingyuan with a counter left hook. Day backs up Pingyuan after landing a kick to the midsection, Day then hits Pingyuan with a front kick to the midsection. Pingyuan goes for a takedown and Day attacks him with strikes, Day stands and he allows Pingyuan to stand as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Day

Round Two: The round begins with Day attacking Pingyuan with a variety of kicks, Pingyuan cracks a kicking Day with a counter right. Pingyuan gets Day against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Pingyuan pulls guard to get Day to the ground. Day immediately attacks Pingyuan with ground and pound, Day stands up and he allows Pingyuan to stand up. Day comes forward and he nails Pingyuan with a straight right, Pingyuan and Day exchange kicks to the midsection. Day looks for a leaping knee strike against Pingyuan, Pingyuan goes for a spinning back fist against Day. Pingyuan tries pulling guard and Day stays on his feet, Day then nails Pingyuan with a front kick to the midsection. Day then hits Pingyuan with a multiple punch combo to the midsection, Day nails a kicking Pingyuan with a left hook to the midsection. Day drops Pingyuan with a right as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Day and Pingyuan swinging away at each other, Day rocks a swinging Pingyuan with a counter left hook. Day barely lands a spinning back kick to the midsection of Pingyuan, Pingyuan tries pulling guard and Day stays on his feet. Pingyuan drops a kicking Day with a counter right, Pingyuan rolls for a choke and Day escapes to get top position. Day rolls for a d’arce choke on Pingyuan and Pingyuan escapes to get back control, Pingyuan lands some ground and pound on Day as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pingyuan (Final Score: 29-28 for Day)

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

Jessica Aguilar vs. Zhang Weili

Round One: The round begins with Weili attacking Aguilar with some leg kicks, Aguilar grabs Weili and gets her against the cage wall. The fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes, Weili scores a takedown on Aguilar and she gets side control. Weili starts hitting Aguilar with some ground and pound, Weili starts nailing Aguilar with a plethora of elbow strikes. Weili goes for full mount and she immediately gets Aguilar in a triangle choke while landing elbow strikes, Weili transitions to a triangle choke and a tap out follows.

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

Rashad Coulter vs. Hu Yaozong

Round One: The round begins with Yaozong nailing Coulter with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Yaozong also attacks Coulter with some leg kicks. Yaozong gets Coulter against the cage wall after landing a straight right, Coulter nails Yaozong with knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and swing wildly at each other, Yaozong again grabs Coulter and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Coulter nails Yaozong with a left hook, Coulter charges at Yaozong and swings wildly at him. Coulter drops Yaozong with a right and Yaozong gets up while eating more strikes, Yaozong cracks a swinging Coulter with a counter right. Yaozong grabs Coulter and gets him back against the cage wall, Coulter swings away at Yaozong as they separate. Yaozong keeps Coulter against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Coulter

Round Two: The round begins with Coulter peppering Yaozong with some jabs, Yaozong responds by attacking Coulter with some leg kicks. Yaozong nails Coulter with a right before getting him against the cage wall, Yaozong attacks Coulter with foot stomps and knee strikes. Coulter stuns a clinching Yaozong with an elbow strike to the head, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Coulter goes back to attacking Yaozong with jabs, Coulter comes forward to attack Yaozong with a few rights. Yaozong then nails Coulter with a kick to the midsection, Yaozong charges at Coulter and he cracks him with a right. Yaozong nails Coulter with a knee strike as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Yaozong attacking Coulter with some leg kicks, Yaozong then nails Coulter with a three punch combination. Yaozong quickly gets Coulter up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Coulter goes back to attacking Yaozong with a plethora of jabs, Yaozong eats an uppercut after nailing Coulter with a right. Yaozong gets Coulter against the cage wall while eating elbow strikes, the fighters separate and Coulter swings away at Yaozong. Yaozong attempts a high kick and Coulter blocks it, Coulter exchanges blows with Yaozong until he lands a kick to the midsection. The fighters exchange kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Yaozong (Final Score: 29-28 for Yaozong)

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

Lauren Mueller vs. Wu Yanan

Round One: The round begins with Yanan attacking Mueller with a side kick to the midsection, Yanan also attacks Mueller with leg kicks. Mueller charge at Yanan while swinging away at her, Mueller nails Yanan with a knee strike to avoid a takedown. Yanan grabs Mueller and she gets her against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while staying in the clinch. The fighters exchange blows after separating from the clinch, Mueller catches an incoming Yanan with a right. Mueller scores a takedown on Yanan and Yanan instantly rolls for an arm bar to force a tap out.

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

Alex Morono vs. Song Kenan

Round One: The round begins with Morono attacking Kenan with a few kicks, Morono backs up Kenan with an overhand right. Morono comes forward and he nails Kenan with a three punch combination, Morono then hits Kenan with a standing elbow strike. Morono and Kenan exchange overhand right attempts, Morono nails a wildly swinging Kenan with some more rights. Kenan goes for a front kick and Morono nails him with a counter right, Kenan charges at Morono while swinging wildly at him. Morono also catches Kenan with a series of leg kicks, Morono swings away at Kenan as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Morono

Round Two: The round begins with Kenan attacking Morono with a few leg kicks, Kenan then pops a swinging Morono with a counter right. Morono nails Kenan with a spinning back fist to the face, Morono and Kenan exchange some rights. Kenan charges at Morono and a wild striking exchange breaks out, Morono backs up Kenan while landing a spinning back kick to the midsection. Kenan responds by nailing Morono with a kick to the midsection, Morono then catches a charging Kenan with a short left. Kenan nails a backing Morono with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Morono and Kenan have another exchange as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Morono swinging away at Kenan, Morono then catches Kenan with a knee strike to the midsection. Morono charges at Kenan while swinging wildly at him, Morono scores a takedown and Kenan gets right back up. Kenan stuns Morono with an elbow strike to the face, Morono recovers and hits Kenan with a two punch combination. Kenan comes forward and he nails Morono with a straight right, Morono grans Kenan and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Kenan swings away at Morono, Morono nails Kenan with a right after eating a spinning heel kick to the midsection. Kenan then hits a swinging Morono with a counter left hook, Kenan rocks a swinging Morono with a counter right. Kenan accidentally pokes Morono in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Morono attacking Kenan with leg kicks. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

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

Li Jingliang vs. David Zawada

Round One: The round begins with Zawada taking a few swings at Jingliang, Jingliang starts attacking Zawada with leg kicks. Zawada drops Jingliang with a right and he gets top position on the ground, Jingliang scrambles to get the fight standing again. Zawada grabs Jingliang and he gets him against the cage wall, Jingliang scores a takedown on Zawada and he gets the half guard. Zawada wall walks to his feet and the fighters are standing again, Zawada rocks Jingliang with a two punch combination. Zawada follows that up by nailing Jingliang with a knee strike to the head, Zawada then lands a left on Jingliang followed by more knee strikes. Jingliang grabs Zawada and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Jingliang swings away at Zawada. Zawada gets Jingliang against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Zawada

Round Two: The round begins with Zawada backing Jingliang with a two punch combination, Jingliang then pops Zawada with a left hook. Jingliang starts attacking Zawada with some leg kicks, Jingliang cracks a swinging Zawada with a counter overhand right. Zawada responds by nailing Jingliang with a knee strike to the midsection, Jingliang continuously charges at Zawada while swinging away at him. Zawada comes forward and he catches Jingliang with a short right, Zawada lands an uppercut before eating a counter right from Jingliang. Jingliang recovers and he nails Zawada with a left hook, Jingliang attacks Zawada with a combination as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Zawada charging forward and swinging away at Jingliang, Jingliang starts hitting Zawada with some leg kicks. Jingliang charges forward and he takes a few swings at Zawada, Jingliang catches a swinging Zawada with a few left hooks. Jingliang goes for a head kick and Zawada blocks it, Zawada responds by catching Jingliang with a right. Zawada grabs Jingliang and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Jingliang drops Zawada with a side kick to the midsection, Jingliang pounces on a downed Zawada until the referee jumps in.

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

Song Yadong vs. Vince Morales

Round One: The round begins with Yadong attempting a spinning back kick against Morales, Yadong starts hitting Morales with leg kicks. Morales responds by hitting Yadong with a two punch combination, Yadong backs up Morales while landing a spinning back kick to the midsection. Yadong then attacks Morales with a leaping knee strike, Yadong backs up Morales by landing a step in right hook. Yadong again hits Morales with a spin kick to the midsection, Yadong swings away at Morales as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Yadong

Round Two: The round begins with Yadong coming forward and taking a few swings at Morales, Morales pops a swinging Yadong with a few counter lefts. Yadong and Morales attack each other with a series of jabs, Yadong goes after Morales by landing some leg kicks. Yadong attempts a spinning back fist and Morales blocks it, Morales nails a kicking Yadong with a counter right. Yadong and Morales also exchange a few rights, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Morales hitting Yadong with a few rights, Yadong charges forward while attacking Morales with jabs. Yadong scores a takedown on Morales and he gets the open guard, Yadong transitions to the half guard against Morales. Yadong looks for full mount and Morales scrambles to get the fight standing again, Yadong gets Morales against the cage wall while landing knee strikes. Yadong scores another takedown on Morales and he gets the open guard, Morales rolls for a knee bar and Yadong escapes to keep top control. Morales creates space and is able to get back to his feet, both fighters start to just swing away at each other until the round ends.

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

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

#6 Alistair Overeem vs. Sergei Pavlovich

Round One: The round begins with Pavlovich attacking Overeem with leg kicks and jabs, Pavlovich cracks Overeem with a three punch combination. Pavlovich backs up Overeem with another punching combination, Overeem grabs Pavlovich and he gets him up against the cage wall. Overeem attacks Pavlovich with knee strikes to the midsection while in the clinch, the fighters separate and Overeem attacks Pavlovich with a front kick. Overeem starts attacking Pavlovich with some leg kicks, Overeem scores a takedown on Pavlovich and he gets the open guard. Overeem postures up and he nails Pavlovich with a few strikes, Overeem destroys Pavlovich with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

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

#3 Curtis Blaydes vs. #4 Francis Ngannou

Round One: The round begins with Ngannou attacking Blaydes with some leg kicks, Ngannou drops Blaydes with a right and Blaydes gets up while eating more strikes. Ngannou drops him a second time and the referee jumps in.

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

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