UFC Fight Night St. Petersburg Results: Alistair Overeem & Alexei Oleinik Headline, Plus Modafferi Battles Shevchenko!

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Main Card (1pm EST., ESPN+)

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#7 Alistair Overeem def. #9 Aleksei Oleinik by TKO via strikes (4:45, R1)

Islam Makhachev def. Arman Tsarukyan by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Sergei Pavlovich def. Marcelo Golm by KO via strikes (1:06, R1)

#7 Roxanne Modafferi def. #12 Antonina Shevchenko by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Krzysztof Jotko def. Alen Amedovski by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)

Preliminary Card (10:15am EST., ESPN+)

Movsar Evloev def. Seungwoo Choi by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-26)

Sultan Aliev def. Keita Nakamura by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Alexander Yakovlev def. Alex Da Silva by submission via guillotine choke (3:10, R2)

#13 Shamil Abdurakhimov def. #10 Marcin Tybura by TKO via strikes (3:15, R2)

Michal Oleksiejczuk def. Gadzhimurad Antigulov by KO via strikes (0:44, R1)

Magomed Mustafaev def. Rafael Fiziev by TKO via strikes (1:26, R1)


Rafael Fiziev vs. Magomed Mustafaev

Round One: The round begins with Mustafaev attacking Fiziev with a few kicks, Mustafaev rocks Fiziev with a spinning back kick to the head. Mustafaev lands some leg kicks against Fiziev as well, Mustafaev drops Fiziev with a spinning back kick to the head and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Magomed Mustafaev def. Rafael Fiziev by TKO via strikes (1:26, R1)

Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk

Round One: The round begins with Antigulov nailing Oleksiejczuk with a series of rights, Oleksiejczuk drops a swinging Antigulov with a counter left hook. Antigulov gets up and Oleksiejczuk drops him moments later with another left, Antigulov gets up and he starts swinging wildly at Oleksiejczuk. Oleksiejczuk drops Antigulov again and he pounces on him with more strikes until Antigulov goes out cold.

Official Results: Michal Oleksiejczuk def. Gadzhimurad Antigulov by KO via strikes (0:44, R1)

#10 Marcin Tybura vs. #13 Shamil Abdurakhimov

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Abdurakhimov comes forward and takes a few swings at Tybura. Abdurakhimov nails an incoming Tybura with a right uppercut, Abdurakhimov catches Tybura with a few rights. Tybura trips up a swinging Abdurakhimov with some leg kicks, Abdurakhimov grabs Tybura and lands a few more uppercuts. Abdurakhimov continuously nails Tybura with punching combinations, Abdurakhimov swings away at Tybura as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Abdurakhimov

Round Two: The round begins with Abdurakhimov nailing Tybura with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Tybura nails Abdurakhimov with a kick to the midsection. Abdurakhimov responds by cracking Tybura with a few rights, Tybura goes for a high kick while Abdurakhimov goes for a takedown. Abdurakhimov cracks an incoming Tybura with a few short right uppercuts, Abdurakhimov attempts a spinning back fist against Tybura. Tybura goes for another high kick to avoid a takedown from Abdurakhimov, Abdurakhimov nails the midsection of Tybura with some rights. Abdurakhimov rocks Tybura with a left hook and he drops him with a follow up combination to force the referee to jump in.

Official Result: #13 Shamil Abdurakhimov def. #10 Marcin Tybura by TKO via strikes (3:15, R2)

Alexander Yakovlev vs. Alex Da Silva

Round One: The round begins with Yakovlev nailing Da Silva with a kick to the midsection, Da Silva charges at Yakovlev and swings away at him. Yakovlev grabs Da Silva and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Yakovlev attacks Da Silva with a combination, Yakovlev scores a takedown and Da Silva scrambles to his feet to get Yakovlev against the cage wall. Da Silva scores a takedown on Yakovlev and he gets side control, Yakovlev scrambles and he eats a few strikes. Yakovlev scrambles to his feet and Da Silva gets him against the cage wall, Yakovlev nails Da Silva with elbow strikes to avoid a takedown. Yakovlev spins Da Silva into the cage wall to regain control, Da Silva spins Yakovlev while eating a knee strike and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Da Silva

Round Two: The round begins with Da Silva tripping up a kicking Yakovlev and getting top control on the ground, Da Silva gets the half guard while landing a few strikes. Yakovlev scrambles to his feet and he gets Da Silva against the cage wall, Yakovlev scores a takedown on Da Silva and Da Silva gets right back up. Da Silva quickly gets Yakovlev up against the cage wall, Yakovlev attacks Da Silva with elbow strikes to avoid a takedown. Yakovlev goes for a guillotine choke and Da Silva taps out a few moments later.

Official Result: Alexander Yakovlev def. Alex Da Silva by submission via guillotine choke (3:10, R2)

Sultan Aliev vs. Keita Nakamura

Round One: The round begins with Nakamura looking for a high kick against Aliev, Aliev starts using the jab against Nakamura. Nakamura backs up Aliev while taking a few swings at him, Aliev cracks Nakamura with a short right hook. Nakamura responds by nailing Aliev with a lead right hook, Aliev stuns Nakamura with a multiple punch combination. Nakamura scores a takedown and Aliev gets right back up to get Nakamura against the cage wall, Aliev looks for a takedown while nailing Nakamura with a few rights. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, Aliev again grabs Nakamura and gets him against the cage wall until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Aliev

Round Two: The round begins with Aliev attacking Nakamura with some leg kicks, Aliev then pops Nakamura with a few rights. Nakamura goes for a high kick after avoiding an overhand right, the fighters have a brief striking exchange near the cage wall. Nakamura nails a swinging Aliev with some counter right hooks, Aliev grabs Nakamura and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Nakamura hits Aliev with a straight left, Aliev scores a takedown on Nakamura and Nakamura gets to a seated position. Nakamura attacks Aliev with elbow strikes while on the ground, Nakamura gets up and Aliev gets him against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Nakamura attacking Aliev with a high kick attempt, the fighters also exchange some jabs. Aliev nails a swinging Nakamura with a counter right hook, Aliev grabs Nakamura and gets him against the cage wall. Aliev scores a takedown on Nakamura and he gets back control, Nakamura scrambles to his feet and Aliev gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Aliev nails Nakamura with a right to the midsection, Nakamura and Aliev take turns swinging away at each other. Aliev goes for a takedown and Nakamura nails him with a knee strike, Aliev then nails Nakamura with a straight right. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Sultan Aliev def. Keita Nakamura by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Movsar Evloev vs. Seungwoo Choi

Round One: The round begins with Choi taking a few swings against Evloev, Choi also starts nailing Evloev with some leg kicks. Evloev then cracks Choi with a lead right uppercut, Evloev then hits Choi with an overhand right to the head. Evloev scores a takedown on Choi and he gets side control, Evloev starts attacking Choi with ground and pound. Choi eventually traps Evloev in his full guard, Evloev continues attacking Choi with strikes while on the ground. Choi scrambles to his feet and Evloev attacks him with knee strikes, Evloev scores another takedown on Choi and he lamnds a few more knee strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Evloev

Round Two: The round begins with Choi attacking Evloev with a combination, Evloev makes Choi stumble during a striking exchange. Evloev grabs Choi and gets him against the cage wall, Evloev nails Choi with strikes while keeping him against the cage wall. Choi attacks Evloev with elbow strikes to avoid a takedown, Evloev scores a takedown on Choi and he gets the full guard. Evloev nails Choi with an illegal knee strike and the fight is halted, the referee then takes a point away from Evloev. The action resumes with the fighters exchanging some kicks, Evloev goes for an elbow strike and Choi nails him with a high kick. Evloev grabs Choi and gets him against the cage wall until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 9-9 for Evloev (Overall Score: 19-18 for Evloev)

Round Three: The round begins with Choi attacking Evloev with some leg kicks, Evloev scores a takedown on Choi and he gets the full guard. Evloev gets back control on Choi while landing a few strikes, Choi scrambles to his feet and Evloev gets him against the cage wall. Evloev scores another takedown on Choi and Choi gets right back up, Evloev gets a swinging Choi right back against the cage wall. Evloev scores another takedown on Choi and Choi gets back up while eating rights, Evloev keeps Choi against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Evloev (Final Score: 29-27 for Evloev)

Official Result: Movsar Evloev def. Seungwoo Choi by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-26)

Krzysztof Jotko vs. Alen Amedovski

Round One: The round begins with Jotko looking for a high kick against Amedovski, Jotko comes forward by throwing a lot of kicks at Amedovski. Amedovski starts attacking Jotko with some punching combination, Jotko scores a takedown on Amedovski and he gets the half guard. Jotko transitions to back control against Amedovski, Amedovski spins at the right time to get top position on Jotko. Amedovski starts attacking Jotko with elbow strikes before allowing him to stand up, Jotko stuns Amedovski with a spinning elbow strike. Jotko scores another takedown on Amedovski and he gets side control, Jotko transitions to the half guard against Amedovski. Jotko lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jotko

Round Two: The round begins with Jotko pawing at Amedovski while throwing some jabs, Jotko goes for a high kick against Amedovski before scoring a takedown. Jotko starts attacking Amedovski with some ground and pound, Jotko traps Amedovski in the crucifix position while landing more strikes. Jotko lands more strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Jotko popping Amedovski with a few lefts, Jotko looks for a high kick against Amedovski. Jotko scores a takedown on Amedovski and he gets the full guard, Jotko attacks Amedovski with ground and pound. Jotko gains side control against Amedovski while landing more strikes, Jotko keeps top position as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Krzysztof Jotko def. Alen Amedovski by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)

#7 Roxanne Modafferi vs. #12 Antonina Shevchenko

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Shevchenko starts attacking Modafferi with some leg kicks. Shevchenko nails an incoming Modafferi with a punching combination, Shevchenko catches a swinging Modafferi with a few counter rights. Shevchenko then cracks Modafferi with a short left hook, Modafferi charges at Shevchenko while swinging away at her. Shevchenko then attacks an incoming Modafferi with a high kick, Modafferi grabs Shevchenko and gets her against the cage wall. Modafferi scores a takedown on Shevchenko and Shevchenko gets back up, Modafferi scores another takedown on Shevchenko and she gets the full guard. Modafferi nails Shevchenko with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Modafferi

Round Two: The round begins with Shevchenko taking a few swings at Modafferi, Shevchenko then cracks Modafferi with a left. Shevchenko attempts a spinning back fist against a swinging Modafferi, Shevchenko keeps Modafferi at a distance while landing combinations. Modafferi grabs Shevchenko and gets her up against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch. Modafferi drags Shevchenko to the ground and she gets the half guard, Modafferi starts attacking Shevchenko with some ground and pound. Shevchenko creates space and Modafferi eventually returns to the half guard position, Modafferi keeps top position as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Shevchenko swinging away at a backing Modafferi, Shevchenko cracks Modafferi with a four punch combination. Shevchenko also attacks Modafferi with multiple kicks to the midsection, Modafferi scores a takedown on Shevchenko and she gets back control. Shevchenko spins at the right time and she gets top position against Modafferi, Modafferi sweeps Shevchenko to get top position and full mount. Modafferi starts attacking Shevchenko with ground and pound, Shevchenko sweeps Modafferi and both fighter gets back up before separating. Modafferi eats a knee strike while getting Shevchenko against the cage wall, Shevchenko attacks Modafferi with knee strikes while in the clinch. Modafferi scores another takedown onShevchenko and gets the open guard as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #7 Roxanne Modafferi def. #12 Antonina Shevchenko by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Sergei Pavlovich vs. Marcelo Golm

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Golm starts attacking Pavlovich with some leg kicks. Golm also nails a swinging Pavlovich with a counter left hook, Pavlovich then nails Golm with a two punch combination. Pavlovich drops Golm with a huge combination and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Sergei Pavlovich def. Marcelo Golm by KO via strikes (1:06, R1)

Islam Makhachev vs. Arman Tsarukyan

Round One: The round begins with Tsarukyan going for a high kick against Makhachev, Makhachev goes after Tsarukyan and Tsarukyan gets him against the cage wall. Makhachev scores a takedown on Tsarukyan and he gets the full mount, Tsarukyan scrambles to his feet and Makhachev gets him against the cage wall. Makhachev drops for a choke and Tsarukyan escapes to get the fight standing again, Tsarukyan scores a takedown on Makhachev and Makhachev gets back up. The fighters separate and Tsarukyan takes some swings at Makhachev, Tsarukyan looks for a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tsarukyan

Round Two: The round begins with both fighters attempting some high kicks, Tsarukyan goes for a takedown and Makhachev stops it. Tsarukyan goes back to attacking Makhachev with a variety of kicks, the fighters clinch and exchange some strikes. Makhachev gets Tsarukyan against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Makhachev scores a takedown on Tsarukyan and he gets the full guard. Tsarukyan scrambles to his feet and he gets Makhachev against the cage wall, Makhachev spins Tsarukyan into the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Tsarukyan backing up Makhachev with a striking combination, Makhachev nails Tsarukyan with a kick to the midsection. Tsarukyan takes a few swings at Makhachev while looking for a takedown, Makhachev grabs Tsarukyan and gets him against the cage wall. Tsarukyan cracks Makhachev with an elbow strike as they separate, Tsarukyan goes for another takedown and Makhachev nails him with a knee strike. Makhachev scores a takedown on Tsarukyan and he gets leg control, Tsarukyan scrambles to his feet and Makhachev gets him against the cage wall. Makhachev scores another takedown on Tsarukyan and he gets the half guard, Makhachev lands a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Islam Makhachev def. Arman Tsarukyan by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

#7 Alistair Overeem vs. #9 Alexei Oleinik

Round One: The round begins with the fighters immediately clinching, Oleinik pulls guard and he drags Overeem to the ground. Overeem gets up and he attacks Oleinik with a high kick as he gets up, Overeem attacks Oleinik with some knee strikes. Oleinik rocks Overeem with an overhand right, Oleinik then pounces on Overeem with a plethora of strikes near the cage wall. Overeem drills an incoming Oleinik with a knee strike to the midsection, Oleinik backs Overeem into the cage wall while landing a punching combination. Oleinik keeps Overeem against the cage wall while landing strikes to the midsection, Overeem stuns Oleinik with a series of knee strikes. Overeem continuously drills an incoming Oleinik with knee strikes, Oleinik responds by attacking Overeem with a bunch of rights. Overeem drops Oleinik with knee strikes to the head and Overeem gets back control on the ground, Overeem destroys Oleinik with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #7 Alistair Overeem def. #9 Aleksei Oleinik by TKO via strikes (4:45, R1)

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