UFC Fight Night Singapore Results: Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren Headlines

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Main Card (8am EST., ESPN+)

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#10 Demian Maia def. #11 Ben Askren by submission via rear naked choke (3:54, R3)

Stevie Ray def. Michael Johnson by majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)

Beneil Dariush def. Frank Camacho by submission via rear naked choke (2:02, R1)

Ciryl Gane def. Don’Tale Mayes by submission via heel hook (4:46, R3)

Muslim Salikhov def. Laureano Staropoli by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (5:30am EST., ESPN+)

Randa Markos def. Ashley Yoder by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Rafael Fiziev def. Alex White by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Movsar Evloev def. Enrique Barzola by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

#14 Sergei Pavlovich def. #13 Maurice Greene by TKO via strikes (2:11, R1)

Loma Lookboonmee def. Alexandra Albu by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)

Raphael Pessoa def. Jeff Hughes by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Raphael Pessoa vs. Jeff Hughes

Round One: The round begins with Pessoa attacking Hughes with some leg kicks, Hughes responds by landing some leg kicks of his own. Pessoa and Hughes exchange rights while swinging away at each other, Pessoa hits Hughes with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Pessoa backs Hughes into the cage wall while swinging away at him, Pessoa continues attacking Hughes with combinations. Hughes then cracks Pessoa with an overhand right before eating a counter right, Pessoa throws another combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pessoa

Round Two: The round begins with Pessoa coming forward while swinging away at Hughes, Pessoa goes back to attacking Hughes with some leg kicks. Hughes also lands a few leg kicks of his own against Pessoa, Pessoa backs up Hughes while swinging wildly at him. Hughes charges at Pessoa while landing a few strikes, Pessoa drops Hughes with a right and Hughes gets back up. Hughes grabs Pessoa and gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Hughes gets Pessoa down after a spinning head kick attempt. Hughes hits Pessoa with some strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Pessoa attacking Hughes with some leg kicks, Pessoa and Hughes both go for some spinning attacks. Hughes starts hitting Pessoa with some leg kicks of his own, Pessoa charges at Hughes while landing a right. Pessoa nails Hughes with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Hughes recovers and nails a spinning Pessoa with a left. Pessoa charges at Hughes while throwing a multiple punch combination, the fighters take a few swings at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Raphael Pessoa def. Jeff Hughes by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Loma Lookboonmee vs. Alexandra Albu

Round One: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Lookboonmee clinches with Albu before landing knee strikes and elbow strikes. The fighters clinch again and exchange knee strikes, the fighters continue getting into multiple striking exchanges. Albu backs up Lookboonmee while landing a head kick, Lookboonmee recovers and nails Albu with a push kick. Lookboonmee grabs Albu and nails her with more knee strikes to the midsection, Albu continues charging forward while swinging away at Lookboonmee. Albu looks for a takedown as Lookboonmee nails her with an elbow strike, Lookboonmee comes forward and she cracks Albu with a few rights. Lookboonmee clinches with Albu and the fighters exchange more knee strikes, Lookboonmee lands another knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lookboonmee

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters throwing a few combinations, the fighters also exchange head kick attempts. Albu drags Lookboonmee to the ground and Lookboonmee gets right back up, Lookboonmee nails Albu with an elbow strike while in the clinch. Lookboonmee gets Albu to the ground and she lets her get back up, Albu cracks a kicking Lookboonmee with a two punch combination. Albu gets Lookboonmee against the cage wall while landing another combination, Lookboonmee scores a trip takedown and Albu gets back up. Lookboonmee cracks a swinging Albu with a counter right hook, the fighters clinch and exchange knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, the fighters clinch and exchange strikes. Albu nails a backing Lookboonmee with a leaping head kick, Albu backs up Lookboonmee while landing a multiple punch combination. Lookboonmee then cracks Albu with a knee strike followed by an elbow strike, Lookboonmee starts attacking Albu with some leg kicks. Albu continues charging forward while swinging away at Lookboonmee, Lookboonmee hits Albu with a front kick to the face. Albu backs Lookboonmee into the cage wall after landing another combination, the fighters clinch and exchange knee strikes. Lookboonmee continues attacking Albu with front kicks to the midsection, Albu scores a takedown on Lookboonmee and she gets the half guard. Albu lands some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Loma Lookboonmee def. Alexandra Albu by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)

#13 Maurice Greene vs. #14 Sergei Pavlovich

Round One: The round begins with Greene attacking Pavlovich with some leg kicks, Greene also goes for a high kick against Pavlovich. Pavlovich cracks a kicking Greene with a counter overhand right, Pavlovich drops Greene with a follow up right and Greene gets right back up. Greene recovers and he kicks Pavlovich in the midsection, Pavlovich stuns Greene with a right and he drops him with a follow up combination, Greene gets up and Pavlovich drops him again before the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #14 Sergei Pavlovich def. #13 Maurice Greene by TKO via strikes (2:11, R1)

Enrique Barzola vs. Movsar Evloev

Round One: The round begins with Barzola attacking Evloev with some leg kicks, Evloev comes forward and he attacks Barzola with some rights. Evloev cracks Barzola with a few jabs to the face, Evloev scores a takedown on a swinging Barzola and he gets back control. Barzola scrambles to his feet and Evloev swings away at him, Evloev rocks a kicking Barzola with a counter right. Evloev grabs Barzola and he gets him against the cage wall, Barzola goes after Evloev by landing some leg kicks. Evloev cracks an incoming Barzola with an uppercut followed by a right, Barzola comes forward while attacking Evloev with combinations. Evloev scores a takedown on Barzola and he gets back control, Barzola gets to his feet as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Evloev

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few combinations, Evloev scores a takedown on Barzola after eating a combination. Barzola scrambles to his feet and he separates from Evloev, Evloev then cracks Barzola with a few rights before eating a left hook. Evloev scores another takedown and Barzola gets right back up, Barzola backs up Evloev while attacking him with combinations. Evloev and Barzola get into some striking exchanges, Evloev drags Barzola to the ground and Barzola gets right back up. Barzola backs up Evloev after throwing a two punch combo and head kick attempts, Barzola scores a takedown on Evloev and he gets the half guard. Barzola lands some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Barzola attacking Evloev with combinations, Evloev cracks Barzola with an uppercut after a failed takedown attempt. Evloev goes for a takedown and Barzola scrambles right back to his feet, Evloev and Barzola get into some striking exchanges. Evloev nails Barzola with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Barzola nails a baking Evloev with a left hook. Barzola accidentally nails Evloev low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other. Evloev looks for a takedown before nailing Barzola with a right, Barzola cracks Evloev with a partially landed head kick. Barzola lands a few kicks to the midsection of Evloev as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Movsar Evloev def. Enrique Barzola by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Alex White vs. Rafael Fiziev

Round One: The round begins with Fiziev attacking White with some leg kicks, Fiziev and White take a few swings at each other. Fiziev backs up White after landing a two punch combination, Fiziev rocks a swinging White with a counter strike combination. Fiziev grabs White and he attacks him with a plethora of knee strikes, Fiziev then nails a swinging White with a counter right. White comes forward and he cracks Fiziev with a right hook, White follows that up by attacking Fiziev with a few lefts. White grabs Fiziev and he gets him against the cage wall, Fiziev gets free and he swings away at White. White looks for a takedown and Fiziev attacks him with knee strikes, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Fiziev

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters getting into a striking exchange, the fighters clinch and exchange elbow strikes. Fiziev stuns a backing White with a right hook, White grabs Fiziev and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Fiziev goes for a flying knee strike, Fiziev backs up White while landing more knee strikes. Fiziev also goes back to attacking White with some leg kicks, White comes forward and Fiziev cracks him with a left hook. Fiziev then cracks White with a kick to the midsection, White attempts a high kick as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Fiziev scores a takedown on White and he gets the full guard. White scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Fiziev then cracks White with an overhand right. Fiziev starts attacking White with some leg kicks, White backs up Fiziev after throwing a combination. Fiziev grabs a swinging White and gets him against the cage wall, White hits Fiziev with a knee strike followed by an elbow strike. Fiziev responds by landing an elbow strike of his own, White grabs Fiziev and gets him against the cage wall. Fiziev gets free and he nails White with a combo as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Rafael Fiziev def. Alex White by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Randa Markos vs. Ashley Yoder

Round One: The round begins with Markos attacking Yoder with some leg kicks, Markos grabs Yoder and gets her against the cage wall after landing a combination. Yoder scores a takedown on Markos and she gets the half guard, Yoder advances to the north/south position against Markos. Yoder moves to the half guard against Markos while landing a few strikes, Markos scrambles to her feet and she drags Yoder back to the ground. Yoder gets to her feet and the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends. 

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Yoder

Round Two: The round begins with Markos attacking Yoder with a trio of kicks, Yoder grabs Markos and they battle along the cage wall. The fighters briefly clinch and exchange some strikes, Markos grabs Yoder and attacks her with a bunch of right uppercuts. The fighters clinch again and exchange some combinations, Yoder scores a takedown on Markos after eating a four punch combination. Yoder attacks Markos with some ground and pound, Markos scrambles to her feet and she gains top control on the ground after landing a few rights. Markos lands some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few combinations, Markos and Yoder also exchange a few leg kicks. Markos attacks Yoder with a combination before eating a front kick to the face, Markos continues charging forward while throwing combinations against Yoder. Yoder scores a takedown on Markos and she gets back control, Yoder transitions to the half guard against Markos. Markos scrambles to her feet and she swings away at Yoder, Yoder then kicks Markos in the midsection. The fighters get into a striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Randa Markos def. Ashley Yoder by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Muslim Salikhov vs. Laureano Staropoli

Round One: The round begins with Staropoli attempting a spinning back fist against Salikhov, Salikhov attempts a spinning back kick to the head of Staropoli. Salikhov nails Staropoli with a kick to the midsection, Staropoli and Salikhov get into a brief striking exchange. Salikhov throws a counter overhand right against a swinging Staropoli, Staropoli goes for a high kick and Salikhov blocks it. Salikhov starts attacking Staropoli with some leg kicks, Salikhov nails Staropoli with a spinning back kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Salikhov

Round Two: The round begins with Salikhov nailing a blocking Staropoli with a spinning hook kick to the head, Staropoli recovers and he attacks Salikhov with a head kick. Salikhov scores a takedown on a kicking Staropoli and Staropoli gets right back up, Salikhov nails Staropoli with body kicks and leg kicks. Staropoli comes forward and he cracks Salikhov with a few rights, Salikhov drops a kicking Staropoli with a counter right and he pounces on Staropoli with more strikes as he gets back up. Salikhov then nails Staropoli with multiple kicks to the midsection, Salikhov rocks Staropoli with an uppercut and he pounces on him with a ton of unanswered strikes. Salikhov then cracks Staropoli with a right after missing a spinning back fist, Salikohov throws a left hook as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Staropoli coming forward and attacking Salikhov with combinations, Staropoli and Salikhov stay at a distance while swinging away at each other. Staropoli starts hunting for takedowns against Salikhov, Staropoli and Salikhov continue exchanging combinations, Salikhov scores a takedown on Staropoli and Staropoli gets right back up. Staropoli cracks Salikhov with a few left hooks to the midsection. Salikhov responds by nailing Staropoli with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Salikhov continues attacking Staropoli with kicks to the midsection. Staropoli attempts a head kick and Salikhov blocks it, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Muslim Salikhov def. Laureano Staropoli by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-28)

Ciryl Gane vs. Don’Tale Mayes

Round One: The round begins with Mayes attacking Gane with some leg kicks, Gane charges forward and he swings away at Mayes. Gane backs Mayes into the cage wall while swinging away at him, Mayes attacks Gane with a combo of his own. Gane cracks Mayes with a kick to the midsection, Gane then cracks Mayes with an overhand right. Gane backs up Mayes by landing a multiple punch combination, Gane then nails Mayes with a kick to the midsection. Gane follows that up by nailing Mayes with a front kick to the face, Gane then catches Mayes with another kick to the midsection. Gane rocks a swinging Mayes with a counter strike combination, Gane comes forward and he kicks away at Mayes. Gane backs Mayes into the cage wall while landing a plethora of unanswered strikes, Gane drops Mayes with a flying knee strike and he pounces on him with more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Gane

Round Two: The round begins with Gane nailing a swinging Mayes with a counter right, Gane backs up Mayes while swinging away at him. Gane accidentally nails Mayes low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Mayes kicking Gane in the midsection. Gane almost drops Mayes with a front kick to the leg, Gane goes for a high kick while Mayes attempts a spinning back fist. Mayes and Gane start exchanging some leg kicks, Gane stuns a swinging Mayes with a counter left hook. Gane backs up Mayes by landing a front kick to the midsection, Gane scores a takedown on Mayes and he gets the open guard. Gane transitions to the north/south position against Mayes, Mayes gets up and Gane cracks him with a knee strike as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Mayes attacking Gane with some leg kicks, Gane looks for a high kick and Mayes blocks it. Gane follows that up by kicking Mayes in the midsection, Mayes looks for a takedown and Gane separates from him. Mayes and Gane exchange a few punching combinations, Gane cracks a swinging Mayes with a counter right uppercut. Gane follows that up by kicking Mayes in the midsection, Gane backs up Mayes by landing knee strikes and elbow strikes. Gane rocks Mayes with a kick to the midsection, Gane attacks Mayes with multiple knee strikes to the midsection. Gane scores a takedown on Mayes and he gets the open guard, Gane rolls for a heel hook and Mayes taps out.

Official Result: Ciryl Gane def. Don’Tale Mayes by submission via heel hook (4:46, R3)

Frank Camacho vs. Beneil Dariush

Round One: The round begins with Dariush attacking Camacho with a high kick, Dariush then hits Camacho with a knee strike to the midsection. Dariush cracks Camacho with a three punch combination followed by a body kick, Dariush lands another body kick followed by a left. Dariush scores a takedown and Camacho gets back up, Dariush drags Camacho back to the ground and he gets back control. Dariush locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Beneil Dariush def. Frank Camacho by submission via rear naked choke (2:02, R1)

Michael Johnson vs. Stevie Ray

Round One: The round begins with Ray attacking Johnson with some leg kicks, Johnson peppers Ray with some jabs. Ray comes forward and he cracks Johnson with a straight left, Ray then pops Johnson with a short right hook. Johnson responds by cracking Ray with a straight left, Ray catches a swinging Johnson with a counter left. Johnson attacks an incoming Ray with a punching combination, Johnson continuously pushes forward while swinging away at Ray. Johnson cracks a kicking Ray with a counter left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Johnson

Round Two: The round begins with Johnson and Ray exchanging a few combinations, Johnson cracks a kicking Ray with a counter left. Johnson keeps Ray at a distance while peppering him with jabs, Ray responds by nailing Johnson with a short left. Ray comes forward and he attacks Johnson with some leg kicks, Johnson also lands some leg kicks of his own. Johnson also cracks Ray with a two punch combination, Ray starts hunting for takedowns against Johnson. Johnson cracks a swinging Ray with a counter left hook, Johnson and Ray start getting into some wild striking exchanges. Johnson starts nailing Ray with multiple combinations, Johnson backs up Ray with a two punch combination. Johnson then nails Ray with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Ray swings away at Johnson as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Johnson attacking Ray with combinations, Johnson comes forward and he nails Ray with a left. Ray continues trying to land the left against Johnson, Johnson and Ray also exchange some leg kicks. Ray starts going for some takedowns against Johnson, Ray comes forward as Johnson throws combinations. Ray scores a takedown on Johnson and he gets back control while landing strikes, Ray attacks Johnson with ground and pound. Ray attacks Johnson with a plethora of unanswered strikes until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Stevie Ray def. Michael Johnson by majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)

#10 Demian Maia vs. #11 Ben Askren

Round One: The round begins with Maia attacking Askren with some lefts, Askren attacks Maia with some leg kicks. Askren comes forward and tries clinching with Maia, the fighters clinch and exchange knee strikes. The fighters separate and Askren cracks Maia with a right uppercut, Maia grabs Askren and attacks him with a few knee strikes. Askren grabs Maia’s head before landing a few knee strikes, Askren and Maia exchange a few rights. Maia nails an incoming Askren with a two punch combination, Askren comes forward to hit Maia with uppercuts. Maia then cracks Askren with a kick to the midsection, Askren comes forward and Maia attacks him with more knee strikes. Askren scores a takedown on Maia and he gets the open guard, Askren attacks Maia with some ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Askren

Round Two: The round begins with Askren coming forward and swinging away at Maia, Askren then cracks Maia with a kick to the midsection. The fighters clinch and Maia lands a knee strike, Maia lands a left after eating an uppercut from Askren. Maia hits Askren with a series of lefts to the midsection, Askren backs Maia up while landing a combination. Askren backs up Maia again while throwing some uppercuts, Askren scores a takedown on Maia and he gets the open guard. Maia rolls for an omaplata and he uses it to get top control on Askren, Maia gains full mount on Askren while landing strikes. Askren scrambles and he regains top control on Maia as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Askren grabs Maia and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Askren scores a takedown on Maia and he gets side control, Askren attacks Maia with some ground and pound. Maia scrambles to his feet and he separates from Askren, Askren nails Maia with a kick to the midsection. Askren comes forward and Maia nails him with an uppercut, the fighters briefly clinch and exchange a few strikes. Askren scores another takedown on Maia and Maia sweeps him to get top control, Maia transitions to back control against Askren. Maia locks in a rear naked choke and Askren taps out.

Official Result: #10 Demian Maia def. #11 Ben Askren by submission via rear naked choke (3:54, R3)

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