UFC Fight Night Singapore 2018 Results: Donald Cerrone & Leon Edwards Headline, Plus A Battle Of The Jessica's

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Main Card (8am EST., UFC Fight Pass)

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#13 Leon Edwards def. #11 Donald Cerrone by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

#7 Ovince St. Preux def. #13 Tyson Pedro by submission via kimura (2:54, R1)

#10 Jessica Eye def. #9 Jessica-Rose Clark by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Li Jingliang def. Daichi Abe by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (4:30am EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Petr Yan def. Teruto Ishihara by TKO via strikes (3:28, R1)

Song Yadong def. Felipe Arantes by KO via strikes (4:59, R2)

Shane Young def. Rolando Dy by TKO via strikes (4:40, R2)

Song Kenan def. Hector Aldana by TKO via strikes (4:45, R2)

Jake Matthews def. Shinsho Anzai by submission via rear naked choke (3:44, R1)

Yan Xionan def. Viviane Pereira by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Matt Schnell def. Naoki Inoue by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Ulka Sasaki def. Jenel Lausa by submission via rear naked choke (4:04, R2)

Ji Yeon Kim def. Melinda Fabian by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)


Ji Yeon Kim vs. Melinda Fabian

Round One: The round begins with Fabian attacking Kim with a multiple punch combination, Kim cracks a swinging Fabian with a counter right. Fabian returns the favor by cracking Kim with a right of her own, Fabian starts attacking Kim with some leg kicks. Kim starts catching a swinging Fabian with several counter rights, Fabian catches Kim with another right. Kim starts catching Fabian with some leg kicks of her own, Kim cracks a swinging Fabian with a two punch combinations. Fabian recovers and catches an incoming Kim with a left hook, Kim stuns a swinging Fabian with another counter right. Fabian gets Kim against the cage wall while eating some knee strikes and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kim

Round Two: The round begins with Kim charging at Fabian while swinging away at her, Fabian grabs Kim and gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Fabian goes back to attacking Kim with some leg kicks, Fabian follows that up by catching Kim with a right. Kim then cracks a kicking Fabian with a counter right, Fabian starts attempting some front kicks against Kim. The fighters briefly clinch and exchange a few blows, Kim comes forward and she pops Fabian with a few more rights. Kim swings away and backs Fabian into the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Kim jabbing away at Fabian, Fabian stuns Kim by catching her with a right. Kim comes forward and she cracks Fabian with a straight right, Fabian recovers and nails Kim with a two punch combination. Fabian catches Kim with a few more strikes while in the clinch, Fabian the nails Kim with a short right hook. Fabian continues catching an incoming Kim with rights, Fabian gets Kim up against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters exchange some blows while in the clinch, the fighters exchange knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Ji Yeon Kim def. Melinda Fabian by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Jenel Lausa vs. Ulka Sasaki

Round One: The round begins with Sasaki immediately going for the takedown against Lausa, Sasaki scores a takedown on Lausa and he gets the open guard. Sasaki transitions to the half guard against Lausa, Lausa wall walks to his feet and Sasaki holds him against the cage wall. Sasaki scores another takedown on Lausa after eating a few elbow strikes, Lausa scrambles to his feet again and Sasaki holds him against the cage wall again. Sasaki scores another takedown on Lausa and he gets side control, Sasaki transitions to the full mount against Lausa. Sasaki attacks Lausa with ground and pound, Sasaki rolls for an arm bar as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sasaki

Round Two: The round begins with Lausa swinging away at an incoming Sasaki, Sasaki starts hunting for takedowns against Lausa. Lausa starts attacking Sasaki with some leg kicks as well, Sasaki catches Lausa with a kick to the midsection. Sasaki starts attacking Lausa with some leg kicks as well, Sasaki backs up Lausa with a head kick attempt. Lausa nails an incoming Sasaki with an uppercut to the head, Sasaki scores a takedown on Lausa and he gets the open guard. Sasaki transitions to the side control position against Lausa, Sasaki transitions to the full mount against Lausa. Sasaki attacks Lausa with a lot of ground and pound, Sasaki transitions to back control against Lausa. Sasaki locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Ulka Sasaki def. Jenel Lausa by submission via rear naked choke (4:04, R2)

Matt Schnell vs. Naoki Inoue

Round One: The round begins with Inoue attacking Schnell with leg kicks, Schnell looks to hit a swinging Inoue with counter rights. Inoue uses the jab to keep Schnell at a distance, Schnell catches an incoming Inoue with a short right hook. Schnell starts catching Inoue with some leg kicks of his own, Inoue catches a swinging Schnell with a counter right. Schnell charges forward and he cracks Inoue with a right hook, Inoue responds by nailing Schnell with a two punch combination. Schnell charges forward and he nails Inoue with a multiple punch combination, Schnell then catches a jabbing Inoue with a counter right hook. Schnell stuns Inoue with a left hook to the face as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Schnell

Round Two: The round begins with Inoue instantly jabbing away at Schnell, Schnell goes back to attacking Inoue with some left hooks. Schnell also starts attacking Inoue with some leg kicks, Schnell starts attacking Inoue with some punching combinations. Inoue tries slowing Schnell down by nailing him with leg kicks, Schnell starts catching Inoue with some left hooks. Inoue stuns a swinging Schnell with a counter left hook, Inoue follows that up by nailing Schnell with a right. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Inoue immediately peppering Schnell with jabs, Schnell goes for a takedown and Inoue gets him against the cage wall. Inoue starts attacking Schnell with some knee strikes to the thighs, the fighters separate and Schnell catches Inoue with some leg kicks. Inoue starts catching Schnell with some rights and some lefts, Schnell and Inoue exchange a few rights as well. Schnell lights up a swinging Inoue with a counter strike combination, Inoue also catches Schnell with some leg kicks. Inoue lands a few strikes against Schnell as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Matt Schnell def. Naoki Inoue by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Viviane Pereira vs. Yan Xionan

Round One: The round begins with Xionan going for a high kick against Pereira, Xionan also attacks Pereira with some leg kicks. Pereira tries countering Xionan with some punching combinations, Pereira catches a kicking Xionan with a counter strike combination. Xionan uses the jab to keep Pereira at a distance, Xionan tries picking Pereira apart from range. Pereira continues tries to catch Xionan with a counter strike combination, Xionan catches Pereira with a straight right before eating a counter right. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Xionan

Round Two: The round begins with Xionan attacking Pereira with some leg kicks, Pereira tries nailing a kicking Xionan with a counter strike combination. Xionan also uses the jab to keep Pereira at a distance, Pereira nails Xionan with a multiple punch combination. The fighters start engaging in some striking exchanges, Pereira nails a swinging Xionan with a counter left hook. Pereira follows that up with an overhand right against Xionan, the fighters have another striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Xionan using kicks and jabs to keep Pereira at bay, Pereira goes back to attacking Xionan with punching combinations. Xionan goes back to attacking Pereira with leg kicks, Xionan jabs away at Pereira while keeping her at a distance. Xionan goes for a high kick and Pereira blocks it, Pereira comes forward and swings away against Xionan. Xionan goes for a lead leg hook kick and Pereira blocks it, Pereira then nails Xionan with a multiple punch combination. The fighters have a wild striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Yan Xionan def. Viviane Pereira by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Shinsho Anzai vs. Jake Matthews

Round One: The round begins with Anzai looking for the takedown against Matthews, Matthews nails an incoming Anzai with a knee strike. Anzai gets Matthews against the cage wall while looking for the takedown, Matthews cracks Anzai with another knee strike as they separate. Matthews scores a takedown on Anzai and he gets the open guard, Matthews transitions to the half guard against Anzai. Matthews attacks Anzai with ground and pound upon gaining back control, Matthews catches Anzai in a rear naked choke and Anzai goes out cold.

Official Result: Jake Matthews def. Shinsho Anzai by submission via rear naked choke (3:44, R1)

Song Kenan vs. Hector Aldana

Round One: The round begins with Aldana attacking Kenan with some leg kicks, Aldana charges at Kenan while throwing a striking combination. Kenan starts attempting a few kicks against Aldana, Kenan attacks Aldana with a plethora of leg kicks. Kenan misses a spinning hook kick attempt against Aldana, Aldana starts nailing Kenan with some leg kicks of his own. Aldana scores a takedown on a kicking Kenan and Kenan gets right back up, Aldana eats a front kick before scoring another takedown on Kenan and Kenan gets right back up again. Aldana nails Kenan with a four punch combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Aldana

Round Two: The round begins with Aldana attacking Kenan with some leg kicks, Kenan nails Aldana with a kick to the midsection. Kenan lands another body kick before attempting a high kick against Aldana, Kenan then catches Aldana with a step in left. Aldana backs up Kenan by nailing him with a two punch combination, Aldana continues pressuring Kenan by landing leg kicks. Kenan charges forward and he rocks Aldana with a punching combination, Kenan accidentally nails Aldana low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Aldana kicking away at Kenan, Kenan drops Aldana with a straight right and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Song Kenan def. Hector Aldana by TKO via strikes (4:45, R2)

Rolando Dy vs. Shane Young

Round One: The round begins with Young attacking Dy with some leg kicks, Young pops a swinging Dy with a counter right hook. Young grabs Dy and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Dy attacks Young with leg kicks of his own. Dy backs up Young with a two punch combination, Young recovers and pops Dy with a right to the face. Young continuously catches a backing Dy with some rights, Dy responds by landing a left hook on Young. Dy follows that up by cracking Young with a standing elbow strike, Young rocks Dy with a right before eating a counter left hook. Young scores a takedown on Dy and he gets the half guard, Dy wall walks to his feet and the fighters swing away at each other. Young nails Dy with some rights followed by a kick to the midsection, Young gets Dy against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. Dy eats a right before nailing Young with a counter left, Dy nails Young with a pair of lefts as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Young

Round Two: The round begins with Dy cracking Young with a left hook, Young eats a few more strikes before scoring a takedown on Dy. Dy gets right back up and Young holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Young nails Dy with a few rights. Dy recovers and catches Young with an overhand right, Young then hits Dy with a standing elbow strike. Young backs Dy into the cage wall while landing a punching combination, Dy then cracks Young with a left to the midsection. Dy continuously attacks Young with punching combinations, Dy backs up Young after kicking him in the midsection. Young backs Dy into the cage wall as the fighters swing away at each other, the fighters clinch and swing away at each other. Young rocks Dy with a standing elbow strike to the head, Young drops Dy with a few follow up strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Shane Young def. Rolando Dy by TKO via strikes (4:40, R2)

Felipe Arantes vs. Song Yadong

Round One: The round begins with Yadong immediately popping Arantes with a left, Yadong starts attacking Arantes with some leg kicks. Yadong also connects with a two punch combination against Arantes, Yadong continues coming forward and swinging away at Arantes. Yadong trips up Arantes after blocking a high kick, Yadong gets top position on the ground while landing some strikes. Arantes traps Yadong in his full guard while eating more strikes, Yadong stays in top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Yadong

Round Two: The round begins with Yadong immediately attacking Arantes with a high kick, Arantes charges at Yadong afterwards to throw a high kick of his own. Yadong scores a takedown on Arantes and he gets the full guard, Yadong attacks Arantes with a plethora of ground and pound. Yadong transitions to back control against Arantes before gaining side control, Yadong regains back control while landing knee strikes to the midsection. Yadong returns to the full mount and he applies the arm triangle choke, Yadong releases the choke while nailing Arantes with more strikes. Arantes scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Arantes lands an uppercut before getting Yadong against the cage wall. Yadong spins Arantes before destroying him with a standing elbow strikes, Arantes goes down and Yadong piunches on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Song Yadong def. Felipe Arantes by KO via strikes (4:59, R2)

Petr Yan vs. Teruto Ishihara

Round One: The round begins with Ishihara kicking Yan in the midsection, Ishihara also attacks Yan with some leg kicks. Ishihara nails Yan with a left before attempting a high kick, Ishihara goes back to kicking Yan in the midsection. Ishihara scores a takedown on Yan and Yan gets right back up, Yan comes forward and eh swings away at Ishihara. Ishihara attacks Yan with some combinations of his own, Yan follows Ishihara around the cage while eating some strikes. Yano drops Ishihara with a left and Yano pounces on him with more strikes, Ishihara gets up and Yan cracks him with a right. Yan drops Ishihara with the next combination and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Petr Yan def. Teruto Ishihara by TKO via strikes (3:28, R1)

Li Jingliang vs. Daichi Abe

Round One: The round begins with Jingliang attacking Abe with a jab, Abe responds by nailing Jingliang with some leg kicks. Jingliang starts attacking Abe with some leg kicks of his own, Abe charges forward and swings away at Jingliang. Jingliang charges at Abe and he eats a few counter strikes, Jingliang rocks a swinging Abe with a counter right. Jingliang charges at Abe while throwing some more rights, Abe swings away at Jingliang to keep him at a distance. Abe starts cracking Jingliang with some kicks to the midsection, Jingliang nails Abe with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jingliang

Round Two: The round begins with Abe nailing Jingliang with a few leg kicks, Jingliang responds by throwing some kicks of his own. Jingliang stuns a kicking Abe with a two punch combination, Jingliang cracks a swinging Abe with a counter left. Jingliang comes forward and he rocks Abe with a right hook, Jingliang comes forward and he attacks Abe with some striking combinations. Jingliang rocks Abe with an overhand right to the head, Jingliang backs up Abe with a series of kicks and a flying knee strike. Jingliang follows those up by nailing Abe with a straight left as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Abe taking a few swings at Jingliang, Abe goes for a head kick against a swinging Jingliang. Jingliang comes forward and he nails Abe with a two punch combination, Jingliang also attacks Abe with some more leg kicks. Jingliang charges forward and just swings wildly against Abe, Jingliang catches a swinging Abe with a counter strike combination. Jingliang catches a backing Abe with a right followed by a left hook, Abe recovers and attempts a head kick against Jingliang. Abe rocks a kicking Jingliang with a counter right hook, Jingliang recovers and lands a straight right of his own as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Li Jingliang def. Daichi Abe by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

#9 Jessica-Rose Clark vs. #10 Jessica Eye

Round One: The round begins with Eye attempting a head kick against Clark, Clark pops a swinging Eye with a counter right. Eye stuns a swinging Clark with a counter strike combination, Clark recovers and cracks Eye with another right. Clark catches a kicking Eye with a two punch combination, Eye then pops Clark with a straight right to the face. Eye continuously comes forward and swings away at Clark, Clark backs up Eye for a moment with a high kick attempt. Clark eats another combo before nailing Eye with a right followed by a left hook, Clark catches Eye with a punching combination. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Eye

Round Two: The round begins with Clark attacking Eye with some leg kicks, Eye then nails Clark with a kick to the midsection. Clark eats some leg kicks before nailing Eye with an overhand right, the fighters exchange leg kicks until Clark lands a counter left hook. Clark slips during an exchange and Eye controls her head on the ground, Clark gets to her feet and separates from Eye. Clark backs up Eye again with a two punch combination, Eye blocks a high kick before nailing Clark with one. Eye starts nailing Clark with kicks to the midsection, Clark again nails Eye with an overhand right to the face. Eye attacks Clark with a right after landing a few jabs, Clark responds by popping Eye with a left hook. Eye kicks Clark a few times in the midsection, Clark backs Eye into the cage wall and lands some knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Eye attacking Clark with a few kicks, Clark backs up Eye with a kick to the midsection. Eye responds by nailing Clark with a right hook followed by a kick, Clark charges at Eye while throwing a combination and then Eye does the same to her. Eye gets Clark against the cage wall before landing a kick to the midsection, Clark eats a few more strikes before nailing Eye with a standing elbow strike. Eye eats some leg kicks before nailing Clark with a right to the midsection, Eye keeps Clark at a distance by throwing some kicks. Eye scores a takedown on Clark and she gets the half guard, Eye starts attacking Clark with some strikes. Eye advances to side control against Clark as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #10 Jessica Eye def. #9 Jessica-Rose Clark by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#7 Ovince St. Preux vs. #13 Tyson Pedro

Round One: The round begins with St. Preux attacking Pedro with a few kicks, St. Preux kicks Pedro in the midsection before landing a left. Pedro responds by attempting a head kick against St. Preux, Pedro cracks St. Preux with a head kick before dropping him with a right. St. Preux gets to his feet and escapes a standing guillotine choke, Pedro attacks St. Preux with some standing elbow strikes. St. Preux almost scores a takedown on Pedro before attempting a standing guillotine choke, Pedro escapes and holds St. Preux against the cage wall. Pedro goes for a takedown and St. Preux winds up getting top position, St. Preux gains half guard and he catches Pedro in a kimura to force a tap out.

Official Result: #7 Ovince St. Preux def. #13 Tyson Pedro by submission via kimura (2:54, R1)

#11 Donald Cerrone vs. #13 Leon Edwards

Round One: The round begins with Cerrone attacking Edwards with a side kick, Edwards responds by kicking Cerrone in the midsection. Edwards follows that up by popping Cerrone with a left, Edwards grabs Cerrone and he gets him up against the cage wall. Edwards nails Cerrone in the head with a knee strike while in the clinch, Edwards nails Cerrone with an elbow strike before separating. Cerrone starts attacking Edwards with some leg kicks, Cerrone clinches with Edwards before exchanging some knee strikes. Edwards cracks Cerrone with a knee strike to the head before separating, Cerrone keeps Edwards at bay by throwing some kicks. Edwards and Cerrone exchange some head kick attempts, Edwards pops an incoming Cerrone with a left hook as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Edwards

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some kicks, Edwards nails Cerrone with a kick to the midsection. The fighters come together and have a brief striking exchange, Cerrone gets Edwards against the cage wall after landing a knee strike. Edwards nails Cerrone with a standing elbow strike as they separate, Edwards goes back to kicking Cerrone in the midsection. Cerrone charges forward and he attacks Edwards with a punching combination, Cerrone accidentally pokes Edwards in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Edwards kicking Cerrone in the midsection, the fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes. Cerrone nails Edwards with a head kick as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Edwards nailing a swinging Cerrone with a counter left, Cerrone backs up Edwards with a multiple punch combination. Edwards grabs Cerrone and nails him with a knee strike to the midsection, Cerrone then pops Edwards with a right uppercut. Cerrone attacks Edwards with a punching combo before landing a straight right to the midsection, Cerrone grabs Edwards and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Edwards pops Cerrone with an elbow strike, Edwards then pops Cerrone with a two punch combination. Cerrone continuously hunts for the takedown against Edwards, Edwards then cracks a swinging Cerrone with a counter left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cerrone (Overall Score: 29-28 for Cerrone)

Round Four: The round begins with Edwards attacking Cerrone with some leg kicks, Edwards briefly drops Cerrone with a leg kick. Cerrone recovers and he kicks Edwards in the midsection, Cerrone grabs a swinging Edwards and gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Edwards attacks Cerrone with a head kick attempt, Edwards then hits Cerrone with a two punch combination. Edwards again catches Cerrone with a kick to the midsection, Edwards catches an incoming Cerrone with a short left. Cerrone gets Edwards against the cage wall, Edwards looks for  atakedown and Cerrone gets top position. Edwards gets up and Cerrone holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Cerrone nails Edwards with a front kick to the midsection. Edwards goes for a high kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cerrone (Overall Score: 38-38 for Draw)

Round Five: The round begins with Edwards popping Cerrone with a two punch combination, Cerrone catches Edwards with a side kick. Cerrone catches Edwards with a knee strike before eating a left, Cerrone charges at Edwards while throwing a combination. Edwards attacks Cerrone with some leg kicks, Edwards continues backing from Cerrone while throwing an occasional kick. Cerrone grabs Edwards and he gets him against the cage wall, Cerrone scores a takedown on Edwards and he gets the half guard. Edwards gets up after eating a few strikes, the fighters separate and Edwards kicks away at Cerrone. The fighters have a wild striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cerrone (Final Score: 48-47 for Cerrone)

Official Result: #13 Leon Edwards def. #11 Donald Cerrone by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

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