UFC Beijing: Francis Ngannou Quickly Takes Out Curtis Blaydes
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from the UFC’s latest Fight Night card, which took place today in Beijing, China.
In the main-event, Francis Ngannou recorded his second victory over Curtis Blaydes, by quickly stopping the wrestler with strikes. Blaydes was dropped by an overhand right, and as he attempted to recover Ngannou hit him with follow up punches that brought about the referee’s stoppage.
Ngannou had lost two straight fights heading into today’s contest.
In the co-headliner, Alistair Overeem handed Sergey Pavlovich his first defeat, by taking out the heavyweight with a ground-and-pound flurry.
Francis Ngannou def. Curtis Blaydes via TKO (punches) – R1, 0:45
Alistair Overeem def. Sergey Pavlovich via TKO (punches) – R1, 4:21
Song Yadong def Vincent Morales via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Li Jingliang def. David Zawada via TKO (body kick, punches) – R3, 4:07
Alex Morono def. Song Kenan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Wu Yanan def. Lauren Mueller via submission (armbar) – R1, 4:00
Rashad Coulter def. Hu Yaozong via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Weili Zhang def. Jessica Aguilar via submission (armbar) – R1, 3:41
Liu Pingyuan def. Martin Day via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Yan Xiaonan def. Syuri Kondo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Kevin Holland def. John Phillips via submission (rear-naked choke) – R3, 4:05
Louis Smolka def. Su Mudaerji via submission (armbar) – R2, 2:07
Results via MMA Junkie