UFC Fight Night Prague Results: Jan Blachowicz vs. Thiago Santos Headlines, Plus Stefan Struve's Potential Final MMA Fight

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Main Card (2pm EST., ESPN+)

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#6 Thiago Santos def. #4 Jan Blachowicz by TKO via strikes (0:39, R3)

Stefan Struve def. Marcos Rogerio De Lima by submission via arm triangle choke (2:21, R2)

Michel Oleksiejczuk def. Gian Villante by KO via strikes (1:34, R1)

#6 Liz Carmouche def. Lucie Pudilova by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#14 Petr Yan def. #9 John Dodson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Magomed Ankalaev def. Klidson De Abreu by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (11am EST., ESPN 2)

Gillian Robertson def. Veronica Macedo by submission via rear naked choke (3:27, R2)

Dwight Grant def. Carlo Pedersoli by TKO via strikes (4:59, R1)

Damir Hadzovic def. Marco Polo Reyes by TKO via strikes (2:03, R2)

Ismail Naurdiev def. Michel Prazeres by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Chris Fishgold def. Daniel Teymur by submission via rear naked choke (1:10, R2)

Carlos Diego Ferreira def. Rustam Khabilov by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Damir Ismagulov def. Joel Alvarez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Damir Ismagulov vs. Joel Alvarez

Round One: The round begins with Ismagulov attacking Alvarez with a few jabs, Ismagulov also starts hitting Alvarez with some leg kicks. Ismagulov then cracks Alvarez with a right hook, Ismagulov cracks a swinging Alvarez with a counter overhand right. Alvarez charges at Ismagulov while swinging away at him, Ismagulov comes forward and he cracks Alvarez with a two punch combination. Ismagulov nails an incoming Alvarez with a left uppercut, Ismagulov comes forward while kicking Alvarez in the midsection. Ismagulov then pops a swinging Alvarez with a counter left hook, Ismagulov swings away at Alvarez as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ismagulov

Round Two: The round begins with Ismagulov attacking Alvarez with a right followed by leg kicks, Ismagulov comes forward and he takes some swings at Alvarez. Alvarez starts nailing Ismagulov with some leg kicks of his own, Ismagulov and Alvarez catch each other with jabs. Ismagulov rocks Alvarez with an overhand right, Ismagulov continuously attacks Alvarez with overhand rights. Ismagulov attacks Alvarez with a kick to the midsection, Ismagulov also goes after the midsection of Alvarez with a plethora of jabs before the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Ismagulov then attacks Alvarez with a kick to the midsection. Alvarez responds by attacking Ismagulov with a kick to the midsection, Alvarez also starts attacking Ismagulov with some jabs. Ismagulov nails a kicking Alvarez with a counter right hook, Ismagulov continues attacking a swinging Alvarez with counter strikes. Ismagulov charges forward while swinging away at Alvarez, Alvarez goes for a front kck to the head of Ismagulov. Alvarez takes a few swings at Ismagulov as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Damir Ismagulov def. Joel Alvarez by unanimous decison (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Rustam Khabilov vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Ferreira starts attacking Khabilov with some leg kicks. Khabilov comes forward and he takes some swings against Ferreira, Ferreira charges at Khabilov while swinging away at him. Ferreira backs up Khabilov after landing a few rights and a knee strike, Khabilov scores a takedown on Ferreira and Ferreira gets right back up. Ferreira continuously charges forward while swinging away at Khabilov, Khabilov goes for a takedown and Ferreira winds up getting back control. Ferreira lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ferreira

Round Two: The round begins with Khabilov taking a few swings at Ferreira, Ferreira starts attacking Khabilov with some leg kicks. Khabilov nails a kicking Ferreira with a counter right followed by a left hook, Khabilov attempts a high kick against Ferreira. Ferreira charges forward while swinging away at Khabilov, Khabilov scores a takedown on Ferreira and Ferreira gets right back up. Ferreira hits Khabilov with a right to the shoulder, Khabilov goes for a takedown and Ferreira nails him with a knee strike. Khabilov scores another takedown on Ferreira and Ferreira gets right back up, Ferreira stuns Khabilov with a three punch combo as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Khabilov swinging away against Ferreira, Ferreira and Khabilov have a few striking exchanges. Khabilov backs Ferreira into the cage wall while swinging away at him, Khabilov pops Ferreira with a few rights. Ferreira continuously charges forward while swinging away at Khabilov, Ferreira backs up Khabilov by landing a front kick to the upper body. Khabilov grabs a swinging Ferreira and gets him against the cage wall, Ferreira gets free and he separates from Khabilov. Khabilov attacks Ferreira with a kick to the midsection, Khabilov scores a takedown on Ferreira and Ferreira gets back up. Ferreira attacks Khabilov with a combination as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Carlos Diego Ferreira def. Rustam Khabilov by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Michel Prazeres vs. Ismail Naurdiev

Round One: The round begins with Naurdiev attacking Prazeres with some leg kicks, Prazeres grabs Naurdiev and gets him against the cage wall. Prazeres scores a takedown and Naurdiev gets right back up, Prazeres and Naurdiev exchange some leg kicks. Prazeres grabs Naurdiev again and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate as Naurdiev throws a few kicks. Naurdiev rocks Prazeres with a multiple strike combination, Prazeres scores a takedown on Naurdiev and he gets the half guard. Naurdiev scrambles to get top position against Prazeres, Naurdiev attacks Prazeres with some ground and pound. Naurdiev transitions to back control against Prazeres, Prazeres scrambles and he gets Naurdiev against the cage wall. Naurdiev spins Prazeres into the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Naurdiev

Round Two: The round begins with Naurdiev attacking Prazeres with some leg kicks, Prazeres starts hunting for takedowns against Naurdiev. Naurdiev attacks a backing Prazeres with a variety of kicks, Naurdiev nails Prazeres with a few kicks to the midsection. Prazeres grabs Naurdiev and he gets him against the cage wall, Prazeres scores a takedown on Naurdiev and Naurdiev quickly sweeps him to get top position. Naurdiev attacks Prazeres with some ground and pound, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Naurdiev attacking Prazeres with a high kick, Prazeres grabs Naurdiev and gets him back against the cage wall. The referee again separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Naurdiev nailing Prazeres with a few rights as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Naurdiev attacking Prazeres with leg kicks, Naurdiev also uses the jab to keep Prazeres at a distance. Naurdiev attacks Prazeres with multiple kicks to the midsection, Prazeres grabs Naurdiev and gets him against the cage wall. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Naurdiev kicking away at Prazeres. Prazeres scores a takedown on Naurdiev and he gets the half guard, Naurdiev scrambles and he nails Prazeres with a multiple strike combination when standing. Prazeres goes for another takedown and Naurdiev defends while landing strikes, Naurdiev gets top position on the ground while while a lot of strikes. Naurdiev attacks Prazeres with ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Ismail Naurdiev def. Michel Prazeres by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Damir Hadzovic vs. Marco Polo Reyes

Round One: The round begins with Reyes attacking Hadzovic with some leg kicks, Hadzovic nails Reyes with a kick to the midsection. Reyes nails a kicking Hadzovic with a counter right to the midsection, Reyes charges at Hadzovic while swinging away at him. Hadzovic cracks Reyes with a short left hook followed by a kick, Reyes continuously attacks Hadzovic with punching combinations. Hadzovic also charges at Reyes while swinging away at him, Hadzovic gets Reyes against the cage wall for a short time after a striking exchange. Hadzovic scores a takedown on Reyes and he gets the half guard, Reyes wall walks to his feet to get the fight standing again. Hadzovic scores another takedown on Reyes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hadzovic

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Hadzovic scores a takedown on Reyes and he gets the full mount. Hadzovic attacks Reyes with ground and pound before gaining back control, Hadzovic attacks Reyes with more ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Damir Hadzovic def. Marco Polo Reyes by TKO via strikes (2:03, R2)

Veronica Macedo vs. Gillian Robertson

Round One: The round begins with Macedo taking a few swings at Robertson, Macedo attacks Robertson with a few lefts. Robertson grabs Macedo and gets her against the cage wall, Macedo scores a takedown on Robertson and Robertson scrambles to get top position for herself. Robertson gains the full mount against Macedo, Macedo kicks off the cage to gain top position against Robertson. Robertson gets free and she regains top position on Macedo, Macedo gets back up and Robertson drags her to the ground while gaining back control. Macedo scrambles again to get top position on Robertson, Macedo gets up and she allows Robertson to stand as well. Macedo cracks Robertson with a kick to the midsection, Robertson scores another takedown on Macedo and she gets side control. Macedo attacks Robertson with strikes while on her back and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Robertson

Round Two: The round begins with Macedo attempting a side kick against Robertson, Macedo scores a takedown on Robertson and she gets the open guard. Robertson scrambles to her feet as Macedo swings away at her, Robertson scores a takedown on a kicking Macedo and she gets the half guard. Robertson rolls for an arm triangle choke and Macedo escapes to get top position. Robertson sweeps Macedo and she gets the full mount, Robertson gets back control against a scrambling Macedo and she locks in a rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Gillian Robertson def. Veronica Macedo by submission via rear naked choke (3:27, R2)

Daniel Teymur vs. Chris Fishgold

Round One: The round begins with Fishgold immediately going for takedowns against Teymur, Teymur prevents a takedown via fence grab and the referee takes a point away. The action resumes with, Fishgold scores a takedown on Teymur and he gets him in the seated position. Fishgold rolls for a guillotine choke and Teymur escapes to get top position, Teymur rolls for a heel hook and Fishgold escapes to get the fight standing again. Teymur attacks an incoming Fishgold with a punching combination, Fishgold jumps on the back of a standing Teymur. Teymur shakes Fishgold off of him to get side control on the ground, Teymur attacks Fishgold with ground and pound. Fishgold scrambles to his feet and Teymur gets him against the cage wall for a short time, Fishgold stuns Teymur with a multiple punch combination. Fishgold scores another takedown onTeymur and he gets him in the seated position, Fishgold gains back control against Teymur. Fishgold gains the full mount against Teymur, Fishgold rolls for an arm bar and Teymur escapes. Fishgold gets back control again as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Fishgold

Round Two: The round begins with Teymur nailing Fishgold with a left to the upper body, Fishgold scores a takedown on Teymur and he gets the half guard. Fishgold gains back control and he locks in a rear naked choke on Teymur to force a tap out.

Official Result: Chris Fishgold def. Daniel Teymur by submission via rear naked choke (1:10, R2)

Carlo Pedersoli vs. Dwight Grant

Round One: The round begins with Grant charging forward and he hits Pedersoli with a three punch combination, Pedersoli goes for a head kick against Grant. Pedersoli starts hunting for some takedowns against Grant, Grant attacks a kicking Pedersoli with a three strike combination. Pedersoli and Grant have a wild striking exchange, Pedersoli continues looking for the head kick against Grant. Pedersoli attacks Grant with a kick to the midsection, Pedersoli comes forward and he nails Grant with more body kicks. Pedersoli scores a takedown on Grant and Grant gets back up, the fighters separate and Pedersoli lands an overhand left. Pedersoli attacks Grant with a pair of knee strikes after a failed takedown attempt, Grant hits an incoming Pedersoli with a left hook. Grant drops a kicking Pedersoli with a counter right hook and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Dwight Grant def. Carlo Pedersoli by TKO via strikes (4:59, R1)

Magomed Ankalaev vs. Klidson De Abreu

Round One: The round begins with Ankalaev popping De Abreu with a short right, Ankalaev and De Abreu exchange some leg kicks. Ankalaev grabs De Abreu and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and De Abreu nails Ankalaev with a right hook, Ankalaev drops a swinging De Abreu with a counter right hook. De Abreu gets up and eats a few more strikes from Ankalaev, De Abreu pulls guard on Ankalaev to get the fight to the ground. Ankalaev lands a few strikes on De Abreu as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ankalaev

Round Two: The round begins with Ankalaev looking for a front kick against De Abreu, De Abreu cracks Ankalaev with a head kick. De Abreu starts attacking Ankalaev with some leg kicks, De Abreu backs up Ankalaev after landing a multiple punch combination. Ankalaev nails a swinging De Abreu with some short right hooks, De Abreu grabs Ankalaev and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch, Ankalaev scores a takedown on De Abreu and he gets the half guard. De Abreu gets Ankalaev in his full guard as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Ankalaev attacking a swinging De Abreu with a counter right, De Abreu goes for a flying knee strike and Ankalaev trips him up after landing a right. Ankalaev starts attacking De Abreu with some leg kicks, Ankalaev grabs De Abreu and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Ankalaev getting De Abreu against the cage wall again until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Magomed Ankalaev def. Klidson De Abreu by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

#9 John Dodson vs. #14 Petr Yan

Round One: The round begins with Dodson charging at Yan while swinging away at him, Yan starts attacking Dodson with some leg kicks. Dodson attacks Yan with a plethora of strikes to the midsection, Dodson scores a trip takedown on a kicking Yan. Dodson claims a low blow and backed away from Yan and Yan stands up, Yan attacks Dodson with combinations. The fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes, Dodson gets Yan against the cage wall after avoiding a flying knee strike. The fighters separate and Yan lands a punching combination, Yan gets Dodson against the cage wall after landing another combination. Yan cracks Dodson with a right after they separate Dodson hits Yan with a left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Yan

Round Two: The round begins with Dodson attacking Yan with a combination, Dodson clinches with Yan while swinging away at him. Yan starts attacking Dodson with some leg kicks, Dodson backs up Yan with a superman punch attempt. Dodson backs up Yan after landing a pair of lefts, Yan comes forward to nail Dodson with a two punch combination. Dodson starts nailing Yan with some leg kicks of his own, Dodson drops Yan and Yan gets up after eating a few more strikes. Dodson then hits Yan with a knee strike to the face, Yan backs up Dodson before landing a three punch combination. Yan nails Dodson with a kick to the midsection, Yan then nails Dodson with a series of strikes while in the clinch. Yan gets Dodson against the cage wall before landing another combination, Yan lands a knee strike followed by a right as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Yan backs Dodson into the cage wall before swinging away at him. Dodson starts attacking Yan with some leg kicks, Yan pops a backing Dodson with a few rights to the face. Dodson responds by cracking Yan with a few lefts, Yan keeps Dodson backed into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Dodson avoids a flying knee strike to score a takedown on Yan, Yan gets back up and he gets Dodson against the cage wall. The fighters separate after Yan lands a knee strike, Dodson goes for a takedown after eating a three punch combo from Yan. Yan drags Dodson to the ground and Dodson gets up while eating a few strikes, the fighters separate and Yan swings away at Dodson. Yan scores a takedown on Dodson and he lands a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #14 Petr Yan def. #9 John Dodson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#6 Liz Carmouche vs. Lucie Pudilova

Round One: The round begins with Carmouche attacking Pudilova with some leg kicks, Pudilova swings at Carmouche to keep her at a distance. Carmouche grabs Pudilova and gets her against the cage wall, Carmouche eventually drags Pudilova to the ground and she gets her in the seated position. Pudilova was peppering Carmouche with strikes while in the clinch, Pudilova scrambles to her feet and goes for a standing guillotine choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Carmouche

Round Two: The round begins with Pudilova taking a few swings against Carmouche, Pudilova starts attacking Carmouche with some leg kicks. Carmouche and Pudilova swing at each other and little lands, Carmouche starts hitting Pudilova with some leg kicks of her own. Pudilova goes for a high kick and Carmouche avoids it, Carmouche scores a takedown on Pudilova and she gets her in the seated position. Carmouche transitions to the full mount against Pudilova, Pudilova pushes off the fence to get top position against Carmouche. Pudilova throws a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Pudilova attempting a high kick against Carmouche, Carmouche and Pudilova take turns swinging away at each other. Carmouche starts attacking Pudilova with some leg kicks, Carmouche scores a takedown on Pudilova and she gets side control. Pudilova eventually gets Carmouche into her half guard, Carmouche rolls for a heel hook and Pudilova attacks Carmouche with a ton of elbow strikes to the hip. Pudilova eventually escapes and gets top position against Carmouche, Pudilova advances to the half guard while landing strikes and the round ends.

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

Official Result: #6 Liz Carmouche def. Lucie Pudilova by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Gian Villante vs. Michel Oleksiejczuk

Round One: The round begins with Oleksiejczuk taking a few swings at Villante, Oleksiejczuk attacks Villante with a few lefts. Villante starts attacking Oleksiejczuk with some leg kicks, Villante also nails Oleksiejczuk with some kicks to the midsection. Oleksiejczuk then nails Villante with a left hook to the midsection, Oleksiejczuk drops Villante with a left to the midsection. Oleksiejczuk pounces ona  downed Villante with a few more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Michel Oleksiejczuk def. Gian Villante by KO via strikes (1:34, R1)

Stefan Struve vs. Marcos Rogerio De Lima

Round One: The round begins with De Lima dropping Struve with an overhand right, De Lima settles in the full guard of a downed Struve. De Lima advances to the half guard while nailing Struve with ground and pound, Struve briefly gets De Lima in his open guard before De Lima returned to the half guard. De Lima continuously attacks Struve with ground and pound, Struve eventually gets De Lima back into the full guard. De Lima returns to the half guard while landing more strikes on Struve, De Lima advances to side control and then full mount on Struve as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for De Lima

Round Two: The round begins with De Lima grabbing Struve and getting him against the cage wall, Struve scores a takedown on De Lima and he gets the half guard. Struve locks in an arm triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Stefan Struve def. Marcos Rogerio De Lima by submission via arm triangle choke (2:21, R2)

#4 Jan Blachowicz vs. #6 Thiago Santos

Round One: The round begins with Blachowicz and Santos exchanging kick attempts, Blachowicz starts peppering Santos with some jabs. Blachowicz also starts attacking Santos with some leg kicks, Santos looks to hit a swinging Blachowicz with counter lefts. Santos starts nailing Blachowicz with some leg kicks of his own, Santos cracks a swinging Blachowicz with a counter right. Santos comes forward and he cracks Blachowicz with a left hook, Blachowicz gets a kicking Santos against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Santos nails Blachowicz with a right, Santos throws a few more kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Santos

Round Two: The round begins with Santos attacking Blachowicz with some leg kicks, Blachowicz comes forward while attempting kicks of his own. Blachowicz nails Santos with a kick to the midsection, Blachowicz starts attacking Santos with some leg kicks of his own. Blachowicz goes for a few high kicks and Santos blocks them all, Blachowicz nails Santos with a right followed by a body kick. Blachowicz comes forward and Santos attacks with counter lefts, Santos hits Blachowicz with a few leg kicks followed by left hooks. Blachowicz nails Santos with a kick to the midsection, Santos attempts a few high kicks as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Santos attacking Blachowicz with some leg kicks, Santos drops a swinging Blachowicz with a counter strike combination and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #6 Thiago Santos def. #4 Jan Blachowicz by TKO via strikes (0:39, R3)

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