UFC Fight Night St. Louis Results: Jeremy Stephens vs. Dooho Choi Headlines & 4 Women's Fights

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Main Card (10pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

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#9 Jeremy Stephens def. #13 Dooho Choi by TKO via strikes (2:36, R2)

#10 Jessica-Rose Clark def. #11 (WSW) Paige VanZant by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#10 Kamaru Usman def. Emil Meek by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#10 Darren Elkins def. #10 (LW) Michael Johnson by submission via rear naked choke (2:22, R2)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

James Krause def. Alex White by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Marco Polo Reyes def. Matt Frevola by KO via strikes (1:00, R1)

Irene Aldana def. Talita Bernardo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Kyung Ho Kang def. Guido Cannetti by submission via triangle choke (4:53, R1)

Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Jessica Eye def. #12 Kalindra Faria by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

JJ Aldrich def. Danielle Taylor by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Mads Burnell def. Mike Santiago by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Mads Burnell vs. Mike Santiago

Round One: The round begins with Santiago attacking Burnell with punching combinations, Burnell scores a takedown on Santiago and he gets the half guard. Burnell transitions to the side control position against Santiago, Santiago wall walks to his feet with Burnell holding him against the cage wall. Santiago nails Burnell with some elbow strikes before catching him in a standing guillotine choke, Santiago releases the choke and he attacks Burnell with more elbow strikes. Burnell continuously hunts for the takedown against Santiago, Santiago scores a takedown on Burnell and he gets the half guard. Santiago starts attacking Burnell with some ground and pound, Burnell scrambles to his feet and Santiago drags him back to the ground with a choke attempt. Santiago escapes a knee bar to nail Burnell with some strikes, Burnell gets up and Santiago gets him back to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Santiago 

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Santiago starts nailing Burnell with leg kicks. Burnell nails a swinging Santiago with a counter left hook, Santiago scores a takedown on Burnell and he gets the half guard. Santiago starts attacking Burnell with ground and pound, Burnell uses a leg lock attempt to get the fight standing again. Santiago crushes Burnell with a knee strike to the midsection, Burnell scores a takedown on Santiago and he gets the full mount. Burnell transitions to back control against Santiago, Burnell attacks Santiago with ground and pound. Burnell returns to full mount and then back to back control on Santiago while landing strikes, Burnell goes for the rear naked choke as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Santiago nailing Burnell with a kick to the midsection, Santiago starts swinging away at Burnell. Burnell grabs Santiago and he gets him against the cage wall, Santiago attacks Burnell with elbow strikes to avoid the takedown. Burnell scores a takedown on Santiago and he gets the half guard, Burnell starts attacking Santiago with ground and pound. Burnell transitions to the side control position against Santiago, Burnell then gains back control against Santiago. Santiago scrambles to his feet with Burnell holding onto him, Santiago attacks Burnell with some elbow strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Mads Burnell def. Mike Santiago by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Danielle Taylor vs. JJ Aldrich

Round One: The round begins with Aldrich popping an incoming Taylor with a left, Taylor starts attacking Aldrich with leg kicks. Taylor eats a left before nailing Aldrich with a two punch combination, Aldrich responds by landing a two punch combo of her own. Aldrich continues catching Taylor with multiple punch combinations, Aldrich grabs Taylor and she gets her against the cage wall. Aldrich attacks Taylor with knee strikes before scoring a takedown, Aldrich attacks Taylor with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Aldrich

Round Two: The round begins with Taylor attacking Aldrich with a left hook, Aldrich also takes some pot shots at Taylor. Taylor starts attacking Aldrich with some leg kicks, Aldrich continuously catches Taylor with some lefts. Aldrich then catches Taylor with a kick to the midsection, Taylor then hits Aldrich with a right to the midsection. Aldrich tries keeping Taylor at bay by throwing a lot of jabs, Aldrich and Taylor exchange some rights to their heads. Aldrich cracks Taylor with a kick to the midsection, Aldrich gets Taylor against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Aldrich cracking Taylor with a two punch combination, Aldrich keeps Taylor at bay by throwing jabs. Aldrich crushes Taylor with a spinning back fist after eating some leg kicks, Taylor continues to just swing wildly at Aldrich. Aldrich cracks Taylor with a knee strike followed by a right, Aldrich attempts a roundhouse kick against Taylor. Taylor stuns Aldrich with a straight right to the face, Aldrich nails Taylor with a left before eating a few strikes. Aldrich also attacks Taylor with a few high kicks, the fighters grapple as the round ends.

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

Official Result: JJ Aldrich def. Danielle Taylor by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#12 Kalindra Faria vs. Jessica Eye

Round One: The round begins with the fighters swinging wildly at each other, Faria attacks Eye with some kicks to the midsection. Faria then cracks Eye with a knee strike to the midsection, Faria rocks Eye with a head kick before scoring a takedown. Faria and Eye roll for heel hooks at the same time, Faria gets top position after the multiple heel hook attempts. Eye rolls for the heel hook again and Faria escapes, the fighters exchange some blows in between heel hook attempts. Eye rolls for a heel hook as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Eye

Round Two: The round begins with Faria nailing Eye with a knee strike to the midsection, Eye grabs Faria and she gets her against the cage wall. Eye scores a takedown on Faria and she gets back control, Eye starts attacking Faria with some ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begin with Faria nailing Eye with a step in knee strike, Eye starts taking some swings against Faria. Faria waits before attacking Eye with a flying knee strike, Eye tries keeping Faria at bay by throwing jabs. Faria then catches Eye with a side kick to the face followed by a left, Faria starts catching Eye with punching combinations. Faria misses a spinning back fist attempt against Eye, Eye scores a takedown on Faria and she gets the full guard. Eye stands up and she lets Faria stand as well, Faria grabs Eye and she holds her against the cage wall while landing an elbow strike. Eye scores a takedown on Faria and she gets the open guard, Eye starts attacking Faria with some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jessica Eye def. #12 Kalindra Faria by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Kyung Ho Kang vs. Guido Cannetti

Round One: The round begins with Cannetti nailing Kang with a front kick to the midsection, Cannetti also starts hitting Kang with leg kicks. Cannetti attacks Kang with a head kick followed by a two punch combo, Cannetti rocks Kang with a left before scoring a takedown. Kang scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Cannetti then catches Kang with a wheel kick to the head. Kang comes forward and he nails Cannetti with a right, Cannetti gets Kang against the cage wall while landing a punching combination. Kang charges at Cannetti while throwing a combination, Kang scores a takedown on Cannetti and he gets the full mount. Kang rolls for a triangle choke and Cannetti gets to his feet with kang holding the choke, Cannetti falls to the ground and taps out.

Official Result: Kyung Ho Kang def. Guido Cannetti by submission via triangle choke (4:53, R1)

Talita Bernardo vs. Irene Aldana

Round One: The round begins with Aldana taking a few swings at Bernardo, the fighters get into a brief striking exchange. Bernardo starts ailing Aldana with some leg kicks, Bernardo catches Aldana with a kick to the midsection. Aldana catches a swinging Bernardo with some rights, Aldana comes forward and swings away at Bernardo. Aldana rocks Bernardo with a punching combination, Bernardo goes for the takedown and Aldana winds up in full mount. Bernardo scrambles to her feet before holding Aldana against the cage wall, Aldana scores a takedown on Bernardo and she gets the half guard. Bernardo gets to her feet and she gets Aldana against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch. Aldana gets free after crushing Bernardo with a knee strike to the midsection, Aldana shoves Bernardo to the ground while kicking away at her. Aldana swings away at Bernardo as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Aldana

Round Two: The round begins with Aldana cracking Bernardo with punching combinations, Aldana comes forward and just swings away at Bernardo. Bernardo gets Aldana against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Bernardo gets Aldana to the ground while gaining side control. Bernardo starts attacking Aldana with some ground and pound, Aldana tries attacking Bernardo with strikes while on her back. Bernardo postures up and Aldana attacks her with some up kicks, Aldana scrambles to her feet and Bernardo gets her against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Bernardo popping Aldana with a left, Aldana comes forward and she swings away at Bernardo. Bernardo backs up Aldana with a high kick attempt, Aldana backs Bernardo into the cage wall with a multiple punch combination. Aldana then nails a kicking Bernardo with a counter right, Bernardo then catches Aldana with a kick to the midsection. Aldana catches a backing Bernardo with a two punch combo, Bernardo then rocks a swinging Aldana with a counter right. Aldana recovers and she nails Bernardo with a right, Bernardo goes for a takedown and Aldana gets top position after landing a strike. Bernardo sweeps Aldana and she gets top position, Aldana gets up and Bernardo drags her back to the ground. Aldana spins at the right time to get top position on Bernardo, Aldanan stands up and she allows Bernardo to get up. Bernardo goes for a takedown as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Irene Aldana def. Talita Bernardo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Matt Frevola vs. Marco Polo Reyes

Round One: The round begins with Frevola attacking Reyes with a high kick, Reyes drops Frevola during a wild striking exchange. The fighters get up and swing wildly at each other, Reyes then hits Frevola with a step in knee strike. Reyes destroys Frevola with a punching combination and Frevola goes out cold.

Official Result: Marco Polo Reyes def. Matt Frevola by KO via strikes (1:00, R1)

James Krause vs. Alex White

Round One: The round begins with White taking a few swings at Krause, White charges at Krause before eating a right. White then clobbers a backing Krause with a left, White then hits Krause with a right followed by a knee strike. Krause pops White with a right before getting him against the cage wall, Krause scores a takedown on White and he gets him in the seated position. Krause starts attacking White with some ground and pound, Krause transitions to back control and then side control against White. Krause nails White with a few more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Krause

Round Two: The round begins with White attacking Krause with a punching combination, Krause stuns a swinging White with a counter right. White charges at Krause while landing a striking combination, Krause recovers and he nails White with a right. Krause again catches an incoming White with a right hook, Krause scores a takedown on White and he gets the full guard. Krause starts attacking White with some ground and pound, Krause transitions to side control against White. White scrambles to his feet and he immediately scores a takedown on Krause, Krause scrambles to his feet and he gets White against the cage wall. Krause scores a takedown on White and he gets side control, Krause attempts a guillotine choke on White as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with White swinging away at Krause, White drops Krause with a trio of rights to the head. Krause grabs White and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and White nails Krause with an elbow strike. Krause gets White up against the cage wall once again, White creates space and swings away at Krause. White then rocks Krause with a four punch combination, Krause grabs White again and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and White clocks Krause with a right hook, Krause goes for a flying arm bar and White escapes to get top position. Krause scrambles at the right time to get top position on White, Krause attacks White with ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Official Result: James Krause def. Alex White by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#10 Darren Elkins vs. #10 (LW) Michael Johnson

Round One: The round begins with Johnson nailing Elkins with a few kicks, Elkins then hits Johnson with a kick to the midsection. Elkins looks for the takedown while Johnson assaults him with punching combinations, Johnson then pops Elkins with leg kicks and a left. Johnson rocks Elkins with a left after a high kick attempt, Johnson continuously nails Elkins with lefts to the face. Elkins recovers and he cracks Johnson with a two punch combination, Elkins goes for a high kick against Johnson. Johnson continues nailing Elkins with some kicks, Johnson catches a swinging Elkins with a counter punch combination. Johnson also pops Elkins with a right to the midsection, Johnson goes for a high kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Johnson

Round Two: The round begins with Elkins nailing Johnson with a kick to the midsection, Elkins scores a takedown on Johnson and he gets the half guard. Elkins attacks Johnson with ground and pound, Elkins transitions to back control on a scrambling Johnson. Elkins locks in the rear naked choke and Johnson taps out.

Official Result: #10 Darren Elkins def. #10 (LW) Michael Johnson by submission via rear naked choke (2:22, R2)

#10 Kamaru Usman vs. Emil Meek

Round One: The round begins with Meek swinging away at Usman, Usman scores a takedown on Meek and Meek catches him in a guillotine choke. Usman escapes the choke to maintain top position on Meek, Usman starts attacking Meek with some ground and pound. Meek scrambles to his feet and Usman holds him against the cage wall, Usman scores another takedown on Meek and he gets side control. Meek scrambles to his feet with Usman holding onto him, Usman drags Meek back to the ground and he gets the half guard. Meek nails Usman with strikes while on his back as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Usman

Round Two: The round begins with Meek attacking Usman with some high kicks, Meek comes forward and he attacks Usman with a right. Meek then nails Usman with a spinning back fist, Usman grabs Meek and he holds him against the cage wall. Usman scores a takedown on Meek and he gets back control, Meek gets to his feet and Usman drags him back to the ground. Meek drops for a kimura on Usman and Usman escapes to get top position, Meek attacks Usman with a ton of elbow strikes while on his back. Usman starts attacking Meek with some ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Meek attacking Usman with some leg kicks, Meek also attacks Usman with high kicks. Meek accidentally kicks Usman low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Meek nailing Usman with a punching combination. Usman grabs a swinging Meek and he gets him against the cage wall, Usman scores a takedown on Meek and he gets the full guard. Meek creates space to get the fight standing again, Usman grabs Meek and he holds him against the cage wall. Usman drags Meek back to the ground while gaining back control, Meek scrambles to his feet and Usman drags him back to the ground. Usman starts attacking Usman with some ground and pound, Meek scrambles to his feet and Usman drags him back to the ground again as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #10 Kamaru Usman def. Emil Meek by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#10 Jessica-Rose Clark vs. #11 (WSW) Paige VanZant

Round One: The round begins with VanZant kicking Clark in the midsection, Clark starts attacking VanZant with leg kicks. Clark nails VanZant with a few punching combinations, VanZant attacks l;ark with multiple jumping kicks. Clark cracks a swinging VanZant with a counter right, Clark scores a takedown on VanZant and she gets side control. VanZant gets back to her feet with Clark holding onto her, Clark uses a standing arm triangle choke to get VanZant back to the ground. Clark releases the choke while keeping half guard on VanZant, Clark attacks VanZant with some ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Clark

Round Two: The round begins with VanZant attacking Clark with a variety of kicks, VanZant nails Clark with a spinning back fist. VanZant grabs Clark and she puts her against the cage wall, Clark pulls guard and VanZant to get the fight to the ground. Clark scrambles to her feet after attacking the leg of VanZant, Clark scores a takedown on VanZant and she gets the half guard. Clark attacks a downed VanZant with a few strikes, Clark rolls for a triangle choke after a scramble and the round comes to an end.

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

Round Three: The round begins with VanZant attacking Clark with a variety of kicks, Clark attacks VanZant with a few lefts. VanZant attempts a flying knee strike against Clark, Clark comes forward and swings away at VanZant. VanZant continuously attacks Clark with a plethora of kicks, VanZant nails Clark with a side kick to the midsection. Clark starts attacking VanZant with some punching combinations, VanZant then clocks Clark with a jumping knee strike. VanZant continues attacking Clark with jumping kicks and knee strikes, VanZant then pops Clark with a left. Clark then hits VanZant with a knee strike to the midsection, VanZant attempts a spinning elbow strike against Clark as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #10 Jessica-Rose Clark def. #11 (WSW) Paige VanZant by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

#9 Jeremy Stephens vs. #13 Dooho Choi

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging leg kicks, Choi catches Stephens with a kick to the midsection. Stephens comes forward to crack Choi with a right, Choi attacks Stephens with a right followed by a knee strike. Choi backs up Stephens with a two punch combination, Stephens then hits Choi with a pair of rights. Choi starts winning the leg kick battle against Stephens, Stephens cracks an incoming Choi with an elbow strike. Choi grabs a swinging Stephens and he gets him against the cage wall before landing an elbow strike, Choi then hits a swinging Stephens with a counter left hook. Stephens attacks Choi with a high kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Choi

Round Two: The round begins with Choi rocks Stephens with a front kick to the face, the fighters then get into a wild striking exchange. Stephens then crushes Choi with a knee strike to the face, Choi then hits a swinging Stephens with a counter elbow strike. Stephens cracks a kicking Choi with a counter right hook, Stephens drops Choi with a right and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #9 Jeremy Stephens def. #13 Dooho Choi by TKO via strikes (2:36, R2)

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