UFC Fight Night Ottawa Results: Al Iaquinta vs. Donald Cerrone Headlines A Card Full Of Decisions

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Main Card (8pm EST., ESPN+)

#8 Donald Cerrone def. #4 Al Iaquinta by unanimous decision (49-45, 49-45, 49-46)

#9 Derek Brunson def. #13 Elias Theodorou by unanimous decsion (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Shane Burgos def. #10 Cub Swanson by split decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28)

Merab Dvalishvili def. Brad Katona by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#9 Walt Harris def. Sergey Spivac by TKO via strikes (0:50, R1)

Andrew Sanchez def. Marc-Andre Barriault by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (5pm EST., ESPN+)

#14 Macy Chiasson def. Sarah Moras by TKO via strikes (2:22, R2)

Vince Morales def. Aiemann Zahabi by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Nordine Taleb def. Kyle Prepolec by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Matt Sayles def. Kyle Nelson by submission via arm triangle choke (3:16, R3)

Arjan Singh Bhullar def. Juan Adams by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Cole Smith def. Mitch Gagnon by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)


Cole Smith vs. Mitch Gagnon

Round One: The round begins with Smith attacking Gagnon with a few kicks, Gagnon grabs Smith and he gets him against the cage wall. Smith looks for a standing kimura and Gagnon escapes to keep him against the cage wall, Gagnon attacks Smith with knee strikes to the thighs. Smith scores a takedown on Gagnon and Gagnon gets right back up, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Smith starts attacking Gagnon with some leg kicks, Smith keeps the distance by attempting multiple kicks against Gagnon. Gagnon cracks Smith with a two punch combination, Smith clinches with Gagnon after landing a knee strike to the midsection. Gagnon and Smith exchange elbow strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Smith

Round Two: The round begins with Gagnon attacking Smith with some leg kicks, a backing Smith throws a bunch of kick against Gagnon. Gagnon and Smith have a brief striking exchange, Gagnon looks for the counter strikes against a kicking Smith. Gagnon gets Smith against the cage wall while swinging away at him, Smith scores a takedown on Gagnon and he gets back control. Smith goes for a neck crank and Gagnon escapes, Gagnon sweeps Smith and gets top position as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Gagnon charging at Smith while swinging away at him, Smith starts attacking Gagnon with some leg kicks. Gagnon starts taking some wild swings against Smith, Gagnon drops Smith with a combination and he gets full mount on the ground. Gagnon rolls for an arm bar and Smith escapes to get back to his feet, Gagnon goes for a guillotine choke and Smith escapes to get top position on the ground. Smith transitions to back control against Gagnon while landing a few strikes, Smith rolls for a rear naked choke and Gagnon escapes. Smith keeps back position as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Cole Smith def. Mitch Gagnon by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Arjan Singh Bhullar vs. Juan Adams

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Adams connects with a right hook against Bhullar. Adams then nails Bhullar with a multiple punch combination, Adams backs Bhullar into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Bhullar nails Adams with a few counter strikes of his own, Adams lands a few knee strikes while in the clinch. Bhullar then nails Adams with a knee strike to the midsection, Bhullar then cracks Adams with an overhand right. Bhullar eats a knee strike after nailing Adams with a two punch combination, Adams charges at Bhullar while swinging away at him. Bhullar gets Adams against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Adams

Round Two: The round begins with Adams stunning Bhullar with a multiple punch combination, Adams nails Bhullar with a left to the midsection. Bhullar recovers and he nails Adams with a knee strike to the midsection, Bhullar also cracks Adams with a few uppercuts. Bhullar scores a takedown on Adams and he gets the half guard, Bhullar starts attacking Adams with ground and pound. Adams scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Adams gets Bhullar against the cage wall while swinging away at him. The fighters separate and Adams attacks Bhullar with a combination, Bhullar grabs Adams and he gets him against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters having a wild striking exchange, Adams comes forward and he swings away at Bhullar. Bhullar grabs Adams and gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Adams cracks Bhullar with another combination. Bhullar grabs Adams again and briefly gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Adams swings away at Bhullar. Bhullar again gets Adams against the cage wall and they separate after swings at each other, Bhullar scores a takedown on Adams and he gets the half guard. Bhullar attacks Adams with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Arjan Singh Bhullar def. Juan Adams by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Kyle Nelson vs. Matt Sayles

Round One: The round begins with the fighters attacking each other with jabs, Nelson nails a backing Sayles with a right. Sayles recovers and nails Nelson with a right to the midsection, Nelson then hits Sayles with an overhand right. Sayles also starts attacking Nelson with some leg kicks, Nelson cracks Sayles with another right to the head. Sayles and Nelson exchange some combinations, Sayles drops Nelson and pounces on him with more strikes while gaining top position on the ground. Nelson rolls for a toe hold and he transitions to a heel hook, Sayles gets free and the full mount as well while landing more strikes. Sayles transitions to back control and then back to full mount on Nelson while landing more strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sayles

Round Two: The round begins with Sayles attacking Nelson with some leg kicks, Nelson starts hunting for takedowns against Sayles. Nelson scores a takedown on Sayles and Sayles gets right back up, Nelson catches Sayles in a guillotine choke and Sayles gets free. Nelson scores another takedown on Sayles after landing a left, Nelson transitions to back control against Sayles. Nelson rolls for a rear naked choke and Sayles escapes multiple attempts, Nelson maintains back control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Nelson attempting a high kick against Sayles, Nelson also cracks Sayles with a right hook. Nelson goes for a takedown and Sayles gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Nelson attacks Sayles with a few kicks. Sayles comes forward and he attacks Nelson with an overhand right, Sayles attempts a spinning elbow strike against Nelson. Sayles nails Nelson with a two punch combination, Nelson grabs Sayles and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Nelson nails Sayles with a kick to the midsection, Nelson goes for a takedown and Sayles winds up getting full mount on the ground. Sayles goes for an arm triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Matt Sayles def. Kyle Nelson by submission via arm triangle choke (3:16, R3)

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