UFC Singapore: Demian Maia Chokes Out Ben Askren
By FCF Staff
Today’s fight between Ben Askren and Demian Maia was billed by many as one to crown the best grappler in MMA, and Maia has grabbed that title.
Much of the bout was spent on the feet, but Askren scored a few takedowns in the headliner as well. In round three, Askren took Maia down again. But, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist swept the decorated wrestler and finished the fight with a rear-naked-choke.
Here are the complete results for UFC Singapore.
Demian Maia def. Ben Askren via submission (rear-naked-choke) R3, 3:54
Stevie Ray def. Michael Johnson via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
Beneil Dariush def. Frank Camacho via submission (rear-naked choke) R1, 2:02
Ciryl Gane def. Don’Tale Mayes via submission (heel hook) R3, 4:46
Muslim Salikhov def. Laureano Staropoli via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-28)
Randa Markos def. Ashley Yoder via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Rafael Fiziev def. Alex White via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Movsar Evloev def. Enrique Barzola via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Sergei Pavlovich def. Maurice Greene via TKO (punches) R1, 2:11
Loma Lookboonmee def. Alexandra Albu via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Raphael Pessoa Nunes def. Jeff Hughes via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)