UFC Fight Night Auckland Results: Paul Felder vs. Dan Hooker Headlines

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Main Card (7pm EST., ESPN+)

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#7 Dan Hooker def. #6 Paul Felder by split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)

Jim Crute def. Michal Oleksiejczuk by submission via kimura (3:29, R1)

Yan Xiaonan def. #14 Karolina Kowalkiewicz by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Marcos Rogerio De Lima def. Ben Sosoli by TKO via strikes (1:28, R1)

Brad Riddell def. Magomed Mustafaev by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (4pm EST., ESPN+)

Zubaira Tukhugov def. Kevin Aguilar by TKO via strikes (3:21, R1)

Jalin Turner def. Josh Culibao by TKO via strikes (3:01, R2)

Jake Matthews def. Emil Meek by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Song Keenan def. Callan Potter by KO via strikes (2:20, R1)

#8 Kai Kara France def. Tyson Nam by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Angela Hill def. Loma Lookboonmee by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Priscila Cachoeira def. Shana Dobson by KO via punch (0:40, R1)


Priscila Cachoeira vs. Shana Dobson

Round One: The round begins with Cachoeira and Dobson exchanging a few jabs, Cachoeira and Dobson get into a wild striking exchange. Cachoeira levels a kicking Dobson with a counter right uppercut and the referee immediately jumps in.

Official Result: Priscila Cachoeira def. Shana Dobson by KO via punch (0:40, R1)

Loma Lookboonmee vs. Angela Hill

Round One: The round begins with Lookboonmee attacking Hill with a variety of kicks, Lookboonmee starts landing some leg kicks against Hill. Lookboonmee and Hill also crack each other with a few rights, Hill nails a swinging Lookboonmee with a counter right. Hill avoids a few kicks to crack Lookboonmee with a left hook, Hill follows that up by nailing Lookboonmee with a right. Hill continues attacking a kicking Lookboonmee with counter rights, the fighters clinch and Lookboonmee lands a few knee strikes. Hill grabs Lookboonmee and she briefly gets her against the cage wall, Hill continuously nails Lookboonmee with rights. Hill grabs Lookboonmee and she gets her against the cage wall, Hill scores a takedown on Lookboonmee and she gets side control. Hill lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hill

Round Two: The round begins with Lookboonmee attacking Hill with some leg kicks, Hill looks for a combination against Lookboonmee. Hill grabs Lookboonmee and she gets her against the cage wall, Lookboonmee swings away at Hill as they separate. Hill uses the jab to keep Lookboonmee at a distance, Hill backs Lookboonmee into the cage wall while throwing some elbow strikes. Lookboonmee comes forward and she nails Hill with a left, Lookboonmee scores a takedown on Hill and Hill immediately rolls for an arm bar. Lookboonmee escapes and Hill rolls for a triangle choke, Lookboonmee escapes the choke and she gets in the full guard of Hill. Hill scrambles to her feet and Lookboonmee nails her with a knee strike, the fighters clinch and exchange a few strikes. The fighters separate and Lookboonmee nails Hill with a front kick to the midsection, the fighters clinch as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Lookboonmee taking a few swings at Hill, Hill comes forward and she nails Lookboonmee with a right. Lookboonmee goes back to attacking Hill with some leg kicks, Lookboonmee then attacks Hill with a high kick. Hill clinches with Lookboonmee and she gets her against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Lookboonmee cracks a swinging Hill with a counter strike combination, Hill grabs Lookboonmee and she gets her back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and exchange elbow strikes to the head, Hill again gets Lookboonmee against the cage wall. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Angela Hill def. Loma Lookboonmee by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#8 Kai Kara France vs. Tyson Nam

Round One: The round begins with France attacking Nam with a combination, France pops an incoming Nam with a counter right hook. France also starts attacking Nam with some leg kicks, France comes forward and he pops Nam with an uppercut. Nam comes forward and he takes some swings against France, Nam pops a kicking France with a counter right. France and Nam exchange a few right hooks, France starts attacking Nam with some jabs and left hooks. Nam cracks a swinging France with a counter left hook, Nam backs up France while attacking him with combinations. Nam grabs France and he gets him against the cage wall, France separates from Nam and a striking exchange breaks out.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for France

Round Two: The round begins with France and Nam getting into a brief striking exchange, Nam grabs France and he gets him against the cage wall for a short time. France goes for a head kick and Nam blocks it, France grabs Nam and he gets him against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters separate and France attacks Nam with some leg kicks, France backs up Nam while throwing a few combinations. Nam comes forward and France pops him with a pair of left hooks, Nam then nails France with a right to the midsection. Nam then cracks a swinging France with a counter right hook, France and Nam exchange right hooks to the head. France gets put against the cage wall after popping Nam with a right uppercut, Nam starts attacking France with some leg kicks of his own. Nam throws a high kick as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few jabs, Nam keeps France near the cage wall while landing a combination. France starts hunting for some takedowns against Nam, Nam and France also start exchanging some leg kicks. France stuns a swinging Nam with a short right to the face, France follows Nam around the cage while swinging away at him. France goes for a high kick and Nam blocks it, France peppers Nam with a plethora of unanswered jabs. Nam nails a swinging France with a counter strike combination to the midsection, France nearly scores a takedown on Nam before landing a right. Nam grabs France and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Nam attacks France with a high kick. France backs up Nam as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #8 Kai Kara France def. Tyson Nam by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Callan Potter vs. Song Keenan

Round One: The round begins with Potter clinching with Keenan after a brief exchange, Potter cracks Keenan with a knee strike as they separate. Keenan goes for a high kick and Potter blocks it, the fighters clinch again and separate after Keenan lands a knee strike. Potter charges at Keenan and he lands a three strike combination, Potter scores a takedown on Keenan and Keenan quickly scrambles to his feet. Potter comes forward and the fighters exchange a few rights, Keenan backs up Potter after landing a right hook. Keenan drops Potter with a four punch combination and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Song Keenan def. Callan Potter by KO via strikes (2:20, R1)

Jake Matthews vs. Emil Meek

Round One: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Meek starts attacking Matthews with some leg kicks. Matthews scores a takedown on Meek and he gets the half guard, Meek gets back to his feet and Matthews nails him with a left. Meek backs up Matthews by taking some swings at him, Matthews drops Meek with a left uppercut and he gets top control on the ground. Matthews attacks Meek with some ground and pound, Meek throws some elbow strikes while on his back. Meek gets Matthews back in his full guard while eating more strikes and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Matthews

Round Two: The round begins with Meek nailing  Matthews with a multiple strike combination, Matthews throws a left before blocking a high kick from Meek. Matthews scores a takedown on Meek after landing a knee strike, Matthews transitions to back control against Meek. Matthews peppers Meek with strikes while maintaining back control, Meek scrambles to his feet and he drops Matthews with a knee strike to the head, Matthews gets up and he nails Meek with a spinning elbow strike. Matthews scores another takedown on Meek and he gets the open guard, Meek scrambles to his feet and Meek throws a few knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Meek attacking Matthews with some leg kicks, Matthews pops a swinging Meek with a counter left uppercut. Meek eats another left after attacking Matthews with a high kick, Meek continues coming forward while swinging away at Matthews. Meek backs Matthews into the cage wall while swinging wildly at him, Matthews looks for a takedown and Meek defends while landing some elbow strikes. Meek also nails Matthews with multiple knee strikes to the midsection, Matthews cracks a swinging Meek with a counter right. Meek attacks Matthews with a ton of knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jake Matthews def. Emil Meek by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Josh Culibao vs. Jalin Turner

Round One: The round begins with Turner nailing Culibao with a knee strike to the face, Turner comes forward and he attacks Culibao with combinations. Culibao pulls guard and Turner attacks him with a ton of strikes while gaining top control, Turner stands up and he makes Culibao stand as well. Culibao nails Turner with a kick to the midsection, Turner backs Culibao into the cage wall while landing a combination. Turner grabs Culibao and he gets him against the cage wall while landing an elbow strike to the midsection, Culibao looks for a takedown and Turner catches him in a guillotine choke. Culibao escapes the choke to get the fight standing again, Turner nails Culibao with multiple kicks to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Turner

Round Two: The round begins with Turner popping a swinging Culibao with a counter right, Turner nails a spinning Culibao with a kick to the midsection. Turner keeps Culibao near the cage wall while swinging away at him, Culibao gets injured during an exchange and Turner catches him in a guillotine choke a short time later and Turner releases it. Turner gains back control while nailing Culibao with a ton of strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Jalin Turner def. Josh Culibao by TKO via strikes (3:01, R2)

Kevin Aguilar vs. Zubaira Tukhugov

Round One: The round begins with Aguilar taking a few swings at Tukhugov, Aguilar starts hitting Tukhugov with some leg kicks. Tukhugov comes forward and he attacks Aguilar with a right hook, Tukhugov starts taking some power swings against Aguilar. Aguilar then pops Tukhugov with a two punch combination, Tukhugov cracks Aguilar with a right to the side of the head. Tukhugov drops Aguilar with a left hook and Aguilar gets back up, Tukhugov drops Aguilar again with a combination and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Zubaira Tukhugov def. Kevin Aguilar by TKO via strikes (3:21, R1)

Brad Riddell vs. Magomed Mustafaev

Round One: The round begins with Mustafaev attacking Riddell with a high kick, Mustafaev nails a swinging Riddell with a kick to the midsection. Riddell drops Mustafaev with a right hook and he pounces on him with more strikes before getting top control on the ground, Mustafaev rolls for a heel hook and Riddell escapes to get back to his feet. Mustafaev grabs Riddell and he scores a takedown a short time later, Riddell gets up and Mustafaev drags him back to the ground. Riddell gets up again and Mustafaev gets him down again, Riddell gets up and Mustafaev nails him with some knee strikes. Mustafaev also nails Riddell with knee strikes to the midsection, Riddell spins Mustafaev into the cage wall before separating as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mustafaev

Round Two: The round begins with Riddell cracking Mustafaev with a right hook, Riddell also goes after Mustafaev with some leg kicks. Riddell charges forward and he lands a two punch combination, Mustafaev starts firing back by landing some leg kicks of his own. Riddell stays at a distance while taking more swings at Mustafaev, Riddell lands another two punch combination against Mustafaev. Mustafaev responds by cracking Riddell with a two punch combination, Riddell comes forward and he nails Mustafaev with another combination. Mustafaev nails Riddell with a kick to the midsection, Mustafaev scores a takedown on Riddell and Riddell gets back up. Mustafaev scores another takedown and Riddell gets back up again as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Riddell attempting a high kick against Mustafaev, Mustafaev falls during a spinning kick attempt and Riddell nails him with a few strikes as he gets back up. Mustafaev and Riddell exchange some kicks to the midsection, Mustafaev nails Riddell with a knee strike before eating a multiple punch combination. Mustafaev cracks Riddell with a spinning back fist to the top of the head, Riddell scores a takedown on Mustafaev and he lands a few strikes. Mustafaev scrambles to his feet and Riddell kicks him in the midsection, Mustafaev looks for a takedown and Riddell defends while landing some strikes. Mustafaev goes for another takedown and Riddell winds up in top control as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Brad Riddell def. Magomed Mustafaev by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Ben Sosoli vs. Marcos Rogerio De Lima

Round One: The round begins with De Lima and Sosoli getting into some wild striking exchanges, De Lima nails Sosoli with a left hook followed by a right hook. De Lima continues attacking Sosoli with high kicks, De Lima starts landing multiple combinations against Sosoli. De Lima drops Sosoli with a three punch combination and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Marcos Rogerio De Lima def. Ben Sosoli by TKO via strikes (1:28, R1)

#14 Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Yan Xiaonan

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some kicks, Kowalkiewicz and Xiaonan get into a few striking exchanges. Kowalkiewicz lands a counter right against a swinging Xiaonan, Xiaonan charges at Kowalkiewicz while they swing away at each other. Xiaonan nails Kowalkiewicz with a counter right uppercut to the face, Kowalkiewicz goes for a spinning back fist against Xiaonan. Kowalkiewicz grabs a swinging Xiaonan and she gets her against the cage wall, Xiaonan scores a takedown on Kowalkiewicz and she gets the full guard. Xiaonan postures up and Kowalkiewicz gets up as well after eating a few strikes, Kowalkiewicz cracks Xiaonan with a few combinations. Xiaonan scores another takedown on Kowalkiewicz and she gets the half guard, Xiaonan postures up and she nails Kowalkiewicz with some strikes. Kowalkiewicz gets to her feet as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Xiaonan

Round Two: The round begins with Xiaonan kicking Kowalkiewicz in the midsection, Xiaonan charges forward while nailing Kowalkiewicz with combinations. Xiaonan backs up Kowalkiewicz while swinging away at her, Kowalkiewicz pops a swinging Xiaonan with a counter right. Xiaonan backs Kowalkiewicz into the cage wall while landing a series of rights, Kowalkiewicz grabs Xiaonan and she gets her against the cage wall. Xiaonan drags Kowalkiewicz to the ground and she lets her get back up, Xiaonan nails a spinning Kowalkiewicz with a counter right. Xiaonan scores a takedown on Kowalkiewicz and she gets the north/south position, Xiaonan gets up and she makes Kowalkiewicz stand as well. Xiaonan continuously cracks Kowalkiewicz with rights, Xiaonan nails Kowalkiewicz with a front kick to the face. Xiaonan throws another combo 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 taking a few swings at Kowalkiewicz, Xiaonan nails a kicking Kowalkiewicz with a counter right. Xiaonan cracks Kowalkiewicz with some kicks to the midsection, Xiaonan nails a spinning Kowalkiewicz with a multiple strike combination. Xiaonan scores a takedown on Kowalkiewicz and Kowalkiewicz immediately rolls for a heel hook, Xiaonan defends by attacking Kowalkiewicz with a plethora of strikes. Xiaonan attacks Kowalkiewicz with some ground and pound, Kowalkiewicz sweeps Xiaonan and she gets top control as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Yan Xiaonan def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Jim Crute vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk

Round One: The round begins with Crute scoring a takedown on Oleksiejczuk and he gets back control while landing a few strikes, Oleksiejczuk scrambles to his feet and Crute drags him back to the ground. Oleksiejczuk gets up again and Crute gets him down again, Oleksiejczuk returns to his feet and Crute gets him against the cage wall. Crute scores another takedown on Oleksiejczuk and Oleksiejczuk gets back up again, Crute gets another takedown and Oleksiejczuk gets up again. The fighters separate and Crute attacks Oleksiejczuk with a multiple strike combination, Crute scores another takedown on Oleksiejczuk and he gets the full mount. Crute transitions to side control against Oleksiejczuk, Crute locks in a kimura and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Jim Crute def. Michal Oleksiejczuk by submission via kimura (3:29, R1)

#6 Paul Felder vs. #7 Dan Hooker

Round One: The round begins with Hooker attacking Felder with some leg kicks, Felder misses a spinning back kick attempt against Hooker. Hooker then cracks Felder with a right hook, Felder nails Hooker with a spinning back kick to the leg. Felder then cracks Hooker with a two punch combination, Hooker responds by popping Felder with a left. Felder starts landing some leg kicks of his own against Hooker, Felder and Hooker exchange some kicks to the midsection. Felder and Hooker also crack each other with counter left hooks, Felder drops Hooker with a leg kick and Hooker gets right back up. Hooker grabs Felder and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Hooker picks Felder apart with strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hooker

Round Two: The round begins with Felder attacking Hooker with some leg kicks, Hooker dances around Felder while throwing some strikes. Hooker goes back to attacking Felder with some leg kicks, Hooker charges at Felder and a striking exchange breaks out. Hooker gets back control on a standing Felder and Felder eventually gets free, Felder comes forward and he takes some swings at Hooker. Hooker goes for a high kick and Felder blocks it, Felder hits Hooker with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Felder follows up on that by nailing Hooker with a left hook, Hooker goes for a knee strike and Felder cracks him with a counter left. Hooker responds with a combo of his own as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Felder pops Hooker with a right to the midsection. Hooker keeps Felder at a distance while throwing some jabs, Felder nails a swinging Hooker with a counter right uppercut. Felder then cracks Hooker with a lead left uppercut, Hooker eats a left before nailing Felder with a right. Hooker nails a kicking Felder with a counter strike combination, Felder eats another combo as he swings away at Hooker. Felder cracks Hooker with a counter right after eating another combination, Felder pops Hooker with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Felder grabs Hooker and they clinch near the cage wall until the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with Felder attacking Hooker with some leg kicks, Felder and Hooker get into a few striking exchanges. Felder cracks a kicking Hooker with a counter right, Felder follows up by nailing Hooker with a two punch combination. Felder then cracks a swinging Hooker with a counter right hook, Hooker also lands some leg kicks against Felder. Felder rocks Hooker after nailing him with a right hook, Hooker grabs Felder and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Hooker goes for back control on a standing Felder, the fighters separate again and Felder cracks Hooker with another right. Felder follows up by nailing a swinging Hooker with a counter right hook, Hooker looks for another takedown while Felder pops him with a few more strikes. Felder cracks Hooker with an elbow strike as the round ends.

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

Round Five: The round begins with Hooker peppering Felder with jabs, Felder starts attacking Hooker with some leg kicks. Felder comes forward and he attacks Hooker with a right, Hooker responds by nailing Felder with a right of his own. Felder fights back and he nails Hooker with another right, Felder comes forward and he pops Hooker with a short right hook. Hooker grabs Felder and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Hooker nails Felder with a few combinations. Felder charges forward and he takes some swings at Hooker, Felder misses a spinning back fist attempt against Hooker. Felder then rocks Hooker by landing a right hook, Hooker scores a takedown on Felder and he gets the full guard. Felder wall walks to his feet and Hooker drags him back to the ground, Felder scrambles to his feet and Hooker holds onto him as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #7 Dan Hooker def. #6 Paul Felder by split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)

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