Just a few short days after the epic UFC 251 pay-per-view fight card on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, otherwise known as “Fight Island,” the UFC returns with UFC on ESPN 13.
The July 15 fights will take place at the Flash Forum on the island. The card airs on ESPN and streams on ESPN+.
Among those weighing in are Calvin Kattar (21-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Dan Ige (14-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC), who meet in the featherweight main event. The winner of this battle between surging 145-pound contenders could help produce a clear cut challenger for the featherweight title.
UFC on ESPN 13 results below:
MAIN CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET)
Calvin Kattar defeated Dan Ige via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
Tim Elliott defeated Ryan Benoit via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jimmie Rivera defeated Cody Stamann via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Taila Santos defeated Molly McCann via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mounir Lazzez defeated Abdul Razak Alhassan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)
Khamzat Chimaev defeated John Phillips via submission (D’Arce choke) – Round 2, 1:12
Lerone Murphy defeated Ricardo Ramos via TKO – Round 1, 4:18
Modestas Bukauskas defeated Andreas Michailidis via TKO – Round 1, 5:00
Jared Gordon defeated Chris Fishgold via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Liana Jojua defeated Diana Belbita via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:43
Jack Shore defeated Aaron Phillips via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:29