UFC Fight Night Gdansk Results: Cowboy vs. Darren Till Headlines, Karolina Kowalkiewicz In The Co-Main & Jan Blachowicz Gets A Big Sub

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Main Card (3pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Darren Till def. #6 Donald Cerrone by TKO via strikes (4:20, R1)

#3 Karolina Kowalkiewicz def. Jodie Esquibel by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jan Blachowicz def. Devin Clark by submission via rear naked choke (3:02, R2)

Oskar Piechota def. Jonathan Wilson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (12pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Marcin Held def. Nasrat Haqparast by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Brian Kelleher def. Damian Stasiak by TKO via strikes (3:39, R3)

Ramazan Emeev def. Sam Alvey by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Andre Fili def. Artem Lobov by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Warlley Alves def. Salim Touahri by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Aspen Ladd def. Lina Lansberg by TKO via strikes (2:33, R2)

Josh Emmett def. Felipe Arantes by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)



Round By Round Recap

Felipe Arantes vs. Josh Emmett

Round One: The round begins with Arantes nailing Emmett with a spinning heel kick to the midsection, Emmett drops Arantes with a punch and he kicks away at the legs of the downed opponent. Arantes scrambles to his feet and Emmett drops him with another right, Emmett gets on top of Arantes while landing more strikes. Emmett stands up and he makes Arantes stand as well, Emmett backs Arantes into the cage wall while assaulting him with a punching combination. Emmett drops Arantes a third time and he pounces on him with more strikes, Arantes scrambles to his feet and Emmett cracks him with some more rights. Emmett drops Arantes a fourth time with a right before pouncing on him with more strikes, Emmett backs off and he makes Arantes stand as well. Arantes comes forward and he nails Emmett with a flying knee strike, Arantes falls to his back and Emmett gets top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Emmett

Round Two: The round begins with Arantes attempting a few kicks against Emmett, Arantes also pops Emmett with a few jabs. Emmett comes forward and he swings away at Arantes, Emmett also starts attacking Arantes with leg kicks. Emmett charges forward and he attacks Arantes with a few rights, Arantes starts catching Emmett with more punching combinations of his own. Emmett holds Arantes against the cage wall and he scores a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Emmett (Overall Score: 20-17 for Emmett)

Round Three: The round begins with Emmett nailing a swinging Arantes with a counter right hook, Arantes backs up Emmett with a high kick attempt. Emmett also connects with a right to the midsection of Arantes, Emmett backs Arantes into the cage wall while landing a punching combination. Emmett continues catching Arantes with some rights, Emmett also attacks Arantes with a few kicks of his own. Emmett nails a swinging Arantes with another counter right hook, Emmett and Arantes get into a striking exchange near the cage wall. Arantes continues attacking Emmett with a variety of kicks, the fighters swing wildly at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Emmett (Final Score: 30-26 for Emmett)

Official Result: Josh Emmett def. Felipe Arantes by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)

Lina Lansberg vs. Aspen Ladd

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Ladd grabs Lansberg and she holds her against the cage wall. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch, Lansberg spins Ladd into the cage wall while landing knee strikes. Lansberg starts attacking Ladd with some elbow strikes to the head, Lansberg goes back to attacking Ladd with knee strikes. The fighters remain in the clinch while exchanging more strikes, the referee decides to separate the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with the fighters clinching again and exchange more strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lansberg

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters getting into a punching exchange, Ladd scores a takedown on Lansberg and she gets the half guard. Ladd starts peppering Lansberg with some short range striks while in top position, Ladd transitions to the full mount against Lansberg. Ladd starts attacking Lansberg with a lot of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Aspen Ladd def. Lina Lansberg by TKO via strikes (2:33, R2)

Salim Touahri vs. Warlley Alves

Round One: The round begins with Touahri quickly popping Alves with a left, Alves attacks Touahri with knee strikes as he holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Alves attacking Touahri with some leg kicks, Touahri then pops Alves with a looping left. Touahri comes forward and he cracks Alves with a straight right, Alves cracks Touahri with a knee strike followed by an uppercut. Alves scores a takedown on Touahri and he gets back control, Touahri scrambles to get the fight standing and Alves holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Touahri jabs away at Alves until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Alves

Round Two: The round begins with Touahri popping Alves with a few jabs, Alves comes forward and swings wildly against Touahri. Alves then nails Touahri with a kick to the midsection, Alves rocks Touahri with a trio of rights before landing a few knee strikes. Touahri comes forward and he clips Alves with an uppercut, Alves cracks Touahri with a spinning heel kick to the midsection. Alves starts attacking Touahri with some leg kicks and another right, Alves holds Touahri against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Alves attacking Touahri with some leg kicks, Touahri starts taking a few swings at Alves. Alves accidentally kicks Touahri low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the fighters exchanging kicks to the midsection. Alves also attempts a few high kicks against Touahri, the fighters dance around the Octagon while throwing strikes. Alves scores a takedown on Touahri and Touahri gets right back up, Alves holds Touahri against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Warlley Alves def. Salim Touahri by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Artem Lobov vs. Andre Fili

Round One: The round begins with Fili kicking Lobov in the midsection, the fighters quickly get into a striking exchange. Fili starts attacking Lobov with a variety of kicks, Fili also starts landing some leg kicks against the swinging Lobov. The fighters continue coming forward and swing away at each other, Fili keeps Lobov at bay by throwing some jabs. Lobov responds by cracking Fili with a kick to the midsection, Lobov nails Fili with a left before eating a punching combination. Fili then lands a kick to the midsection of Lobov, Lobov starts catching Fili with some leg kicks of his own. Fili flattens Lobov with a head kick and he pounces on him with more strikes, Lobov scrambles to his feet as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Fili

Round Two: The round begins with Fili nailing Lobov with a kick to the midsection, Lobov comes forward and he kicks away at Fili. Lobov and Fili exchange some leg kicks as well, Fili pops a swinging Lobov with a counter straight right to the face. Lobov comes forward and he pops Fili with a few lefts, Lobov nails Fili with a punching combo after eating a right. The fighters come forward and just swing away at each other, Lobov then cracks a swinging Fili with a counter right. Lobov comes forward and he stuns Fili with a short left hook, Fili scores a takedown on Lobov and he gets the full guard. Lobov scrambles to his feet and Fili attacks him with a high kick, Lobov holds Fili against the cage all as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Fili scores a takedown on Lobov and he gets the full guard. Fili transitions to the half guard position against Lobov, Lobov uses a heel hook attempt to get the fight standing again. Lobov stuns Fili for a few moments with a few punches, Fili scores another takedown on Lobov and he gets the full guard. Lobov uses another heel hook attempt to get the fight standing again, Fili quickly scores another takedown on Lobov and he gets the full guard. Fili transitions to the half guard position before Lobov scrambles to his feet, Fili gets Lobov back to the ground and he gets the half guard. Lobov traps Fili in his full guard as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Andre Fili def. Artem Lobov by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Sam Alvey vs. Ramazan Emeev

Round One: The round begins with Emeev attacking Alvey with some leg kicks, Emeev cracks Alvey with a right before putting him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Alvey cracks an incoming Emeev with a knee strike to the head, Emeev charges forward and he pops Alvey with a pair of rights. Emeev eats some leg kicks before nailing Alvey with a two punch combination, Emeev cracks Alvey with another right before putting him against the cage wall. Emeev rocks Alvey with a multiple punch combination followed by a knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Emeev

Round Two: The round begins with Alvey attacking Emeev with some leg kicks, Emeev charges at Alvey while throwing a punching combination. Emeev again cracks Alvey with a multiple punch combination, Alvey starts taking a few swings at Emeev. Emeev continues coming forward and swinging away at Alvey, Emeev goes for a takedown and Alvey briefly catches him in a standing guillotine choke. Emeev nails Alvey with a kick to the midsection as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Emeev immediately hunting for the takedown against Alvey, Alvey attacks Emeev with a pair of knee strikes to the head. The fighters exchange some blows while they are in the clinch, the fighters separate and Emeev nails Alvey with a right to the midsection. Alvey starts attacking Emeev with some leg kicks, Emeev again grabs Alvey and he holds him against the cage wall for a short time. Emeev backs up Alvey after landing a two punch combination, Emeev puts Alvey against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round10-9 for Emeev (Final Score: 30-27 for Emeev)

Official Result: Ramazan Emeev def. Sam Alvey by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Damian Stasiak vs. Brian Kelleher

Round One: The round begins with Stasiak attacking Kelleher with some leg kicks, Stasiak charges at Kelleher while throwing a punching combination. Stasiak catches Kelleher with a spinning heel kick to the midsection, Stasiak grabs Kelleher and he holds him against the cage wall for a short time. Kelleher takes a few swings at Stasiak before putting him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Kelleher goes for a head kick against Stasiak. Stasiak barely catches Kelleher with another spinning heel kick to the midsection, Kelleher then cracks Stasiak with an uppercut. Stasiak goes for a takedown and Kelleher catches him in a guillotine choke Kelleher releases the choke and maintains top position against Stasiak. Kelleher attacks Stasiak with some ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kelleher

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some kicks, Stasiak starts catching Kelleher with some leg kicks. Stasiak scores a takedown on Kelleher and he gets him in the seated position, Kelleher scrambles to his feet and he pops Stasiak with a right. Stasiak backs up Kelleher with a spinning heel kick to the midsection, Kelleher drags Stasiak to the ground after landing a few knee strikes. Stasiak scrambles to his feet and Kelleher goes for a spinning back fist, Kelleher assaults Stasiak with a right to the midsection followed by a knee strike. Kelleher uses a guillotine choke attempt to get Stasiak to the ground, Kelleher transitions to back control on Stasiak. Stasiak scrambke to his feet and Kelleher nails him with a knee strike as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Stasiak backs up Kelleher after attacking him with a punching combination. Kelleher nails Stasiak with a knee strike during a takedown attempt, Kelleher gets top position on Stasiak as the fighters hit the ground. Stasiak scrambles to his feet and the fighters separate, the fighters just swing wildly at each other until Kelleher scores another takedown. Stasiak scrambles to his feet and he nails Kelleher with a two punch combination, Kelleher nails a swinging Stasiak with a counter left hook. Kelleher drops Stasiak with a right followed by a left hook and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Brian Kelleher def. Damian Stasiak by TKO via strikes (3:39, R3)

Marcin Held vs. Nasrat Haqparast

Round One: The round begins with Haqparast attacking Held with a high kick attempt, Haqparast then pops Held with a straight left. Haqparast continues cracking Held with a few lefts, Held starts nailing Haqparast with some punching combinations. Held also starts attacking Haqparast with some leg kicks, Haqparast rocks a charging Held with a short left. Held starts hunting for the takedown as he get Haqparast against the cage wall, Held scores a takedown on Haqparast and he gets him in the seated position. Held advances to the full guard position against Haqparast, Held attacks Haqparast with some ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Haqparast

Round Two: The round begins with Haqparast swinging wildly against Held, Held comes forward and he swings away at Haqparast. Haqparast drops Held with an overhand left and he lets Held stand back up, Haqparast charges forward and he swings away at Held. Haqparast also starts attacking Held with some leg kicks, Held starts hunting for some takedowns against Haqparast. Haqparast scores a takedown on Held and Held rolls for a knee bar, Haqparast escapes the knee bar and Held gets side control on him. Held transitions to the half guard position against Haqparast, Haqparast gets Held back into the full guard after a short scramble. Held remains in the top position while landing strikes and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Held quickly scores a takedown on Haqparast and he gets the full guard, Held rolls for a heel hook and he remains in top position after releasing it. Held transitions to the half guard position against Haqparast, Held scrambles for an arm bar and Haqparast escapes to get the fight standing. Haqparast charges forward and he pops Held with a few lefts, Held pulls guard on Haqparast to get the fight back to the ground. Haqparast scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Haqparast then pops Held with a left uppercut. Haqparast comes forward and he swings away at Held as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Marcin Held def. Nasrat Haqparast by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Oskar Piechota vs. Jonathan Wilson

Round One: The round begins with Piechota attacking Wilson with some leg kicks, Wilson attempts a few high kicks against Piechota. Piechota attempts a few high kicks against Wilson before landing a right to the midsection, Piechota scores a takedown and Wilson scrambles to his feet. Piechota jumps on the back of a standing Wilson, Piechota attacks Wilson with a bunch of short rights. Piechota drags Wilson back to the ground while keeping back control, Piechota goes for the rear naked choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Piechota

Round Two: The round begins with Wilson attacking Piechota with leg kicks, Wilson comes forward and he attacks Piechota with a punching combination. Piechota backs up before cracking Wilson with an uppercut, Piechota nails a kicking Wilson with a straight left. Wilson charges forward and he swings wildly at Piechota, Piechota trips up Wilson and Wilson gets right back to his feet. Wilson then cracks Piechota with a two punch combination, Piechota drops Wilson with a right as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Piechota nailing Wilson with a two punch combination, Piechota backs up Wilson with a high kick attempt. Piechota follows Wilson around the cage while throwing strikes, Wilson then catches Piechota with a straight left. Piechota scores a takedown on Wilson and he gets back control, Piechota transitions to the full mount on Wilson. Piechota regains back control while landing a few strikes on Wilson, Piechota scrambles to catch Wilson in a triangle choke as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Oskar Piechota def. Jonathan Wilson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jan Blachowicz vs. Devin Clark

Round One: The round begins with Clark attempting a high kick against Blachowicz, Clark grabs Blachowicz and he holds him against the cage wall. Blachowicz spins Clark and he puts him against the cage wall, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Blachowicz attacking Clark with leg kicks, Blachowicz also nails Clark with a front kick to the midsection. Clark charges at Blachowicz while throwing strikes, Blachowicz nails Clark with a kick to the midsection. Blachowicz gets Clark against the cage wall after landing a left, Clark rocks Blachowicz with a right followed by a running front kick. Clark comes forward and he catches Blachowicz with another right, Blachowicz again nails Clark with a kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Blachowicz

Round Two: The round begins with Clark attacking Blachowicz with a series of kicks, Blachowicz nails Clark with a few kicks to the midsection. Clark goes for a takedown and Blachowicz winds up getting one, Blachowicz attacks Clark with some ground and pound. Clark scrambles to his feet and Blachowicz nails him with an illegal kick to halt the fight, the fight resumes with Clark winging away at Blachowicz. Blachowicz catches Clark in a standing rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Jan Blachowicz def. Devin Clark by submission via rear naked choke (3:02, R2)

#3 Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jodie Esquibel

Round One: The round begins with Esquibel attacking Kowalkiewicz with a front kick, Esquibel also attacks Kowalkiewicz with some leg kicks. Kowalkiewicz comes forward and she swings away at Esquibel, Kowalkiewicz catches a swinging Esquibel with a two punch combination. Kowalkiewicz comes forward and attacks Esquibel with punching combinations, Esquibel nails Kowalkiewicz with a right to the head. Kowalkiewicz attacks Esquibel with more punches and a head kick attempt, Esquibel catches a kick from Kowalkiewicz before attacking her with a few rights. Esquibel pops Kowalkiewicz with a straight right, Kowalkiewicz just continues coming forward and throwing punches at Esquibel as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kowalkiewicz

Round Two: The round begins with Kowalkiewicz coming forward and swinging away at Esquibel, Esquibel catches a swinging Kowalkiewicz with a counter right. Kowalkiewicz responds by attacking Esquibel with some knee strikes, Kowalkiewicz rocks a swinging Esquibel with a plethora of knee strikes to the face. Esquibel recovers and she holds Kowalkiewicz against the cage wall for a short time, Kowalkiewicz attacks Esquibel with a high kick followed by a ton of punches. Esquibel grabs Kowalkiewicz again and they clinch for a short time, Esquibel moves backwards before landing a right on Kowalkiewicz. Kowalkiewicz scores a takedown on Esquibel and she rolls for an arm bar as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Kowalkiewicz coming forward and swinging away at Esquibel, Esquibel responds by nailing Kowalkiewicz with a front kick. Kowalkiewicz continuously attacks Esquibel with some punching combinations, the fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes. Kowalkiewicz comes forward and she attacks Esquibel with knee strikes, Esquibel tries keeping Kowalkiewicz at bay by throwing a few front kicks. Kowalkiewicz nails Esquibel with a knee strike followed by a high kick attempt, Esquibel catches a swinging Kowalkiewicz with a counter right. Kowalkiewicz continues coming forward to attack Esquibel with more punches, Kowalkiewicz catches Esquibel with another knee strike as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #3 Karolina Kowalkiewicz def. Jodie Esquibel by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#6 Donald Cerrone vs. Darren Till

Round One: The round begins with Cerrone hunting for the takedown against Till, Till starts attacking Cerrone with some lefts. Till then cracks a kicking Cerrone with a two punch combination, Cerrone scores a takedown and Till gets right back up. The fighters separate and Till attacks Cerrone with some more lefts, Cerrone also attacks Till with some leg kicks. Till then catches a kicking Cerrone with a left uppercut, Cerrone responds by nailing Till with a right to the midsection. Cerrone also nails Till with some kicks to the midsection, Till rocks Cerrone with a left followed by and elbow strike to the head. Till swarms on Cerrone with a plethora of strikes until Cerrone goes down and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Darren Till def. #6 Donald Cerrone by TKO via strikes (4:20, R1)

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