Michael Chiesa will be returning to action after a year as he takes on Neil Magny in an exciting battle of the welterweights. Michael Chiesa has been on a tear since he moved up from lightweight. Chiesa decided to move up in weight class after suffering back to back losses to Kevin Lee and Anthony Pettis.
UFC Fight Island 8 PRELIMS RESULT:
Women’s flyweight: Manon Fiorot (6-1, 1-0 UFC) def. Victoria Leonardo (8-4, 0-1 UFC) by second-round TKO
Men’s bantamweight: Umar Nurmagomedov (13-0, 1-0 UFC) def. Sergey Morozov (16-4, 0-1 UFC) by second-round submission
Men’s flyweight: Francisco Figueiredo (12-3-1, 1-0 UFC) def. Jerome Rivera (10-4, 0-2 UFC) by unanimous decision
Middleweight: Dalcha Lungiambula (11-2, 2-1 UFC) def. Markus Perez (12-5, 2-5 UFC) by unanimous decision
Men’s flyweight: Su Mudaerji (14-4, 3-1 UFC) def. Zarrukh Adashev (3-3, 0-2 UFC) by unanimous decision
Men’s bantamweight: Ricky Simon (17-3, 5-2 UFC) def. Gaetano Pirrello (15-6-1, 0-1 UFC) by second-round submission
Middleweight: Omari Akhmedov (21-5-1, 9-4-1 UFC) defeats Tom Breese (12-3, 5-3 UFC) via submission in round two.
Men’s featherweight: Lerone Murphy (9-0-1, 1-0-1 UFC) defeats Douglas Silva de Andrade (26-3, 4-3 UFC) by unanimous decision.