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UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa vs. Magny start times
- UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa vs. Magny main card start time: 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT on ESPN and ESPN+
- UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa vs. Magny prelims start time: 9 a.m. ET / 6 a.m. PT on ESPN and ESPN+
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UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa vs. Magny live results
UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa vs. Magny takes place on Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. It is the promotion’s second event of a three-event, eight-day return to Fight Island to kick off its 2021 schedule.
UFC President Dana White and Company restarted the professional sports world with UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje on May 9, 2020, followed by two more events in Jacksonville, Fla., all within an eight-day span.
UFC Fight Island 8 is headlined by a welterweight bout between Top 10 contenders Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny, who looking to climb into title talk.
The UFC’s latest stint on Fight Island – it’s third – culminates in UFC 257 on Saturday, Jan. 23, which features Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor in a main event rematch.
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UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa vs. Magny results
UFC Fight Island 8 Main Card (12 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+)
- Michael Chiesa def. Neil Magny by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
- Warlley Alves def. Mounir Lazzez by TKO (kicks and punches) at 2:35, R1
- Ike Villanueva def. Vinicius Moreira by knockout (punch) at 0:39, R2
- Viviane Araujo def. Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
- Matt Schnell def. Tyson Nam by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
- Lerone Murphy def. Douglas Silva de Andrade (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Omari Akhmedov def. Tom Breese by submission (arm-triangle choke) at 1:41, R2
UFC Fight Island 8 Preliminary Card (9 a.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+)
- Ricky Simon def. Gaetano Pirrello by submission (arm-triangle choke) at 4:00, R2
- Su Mudaerji def. Zarrukh Adashev by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Dalcha Lungiambula def. Markus Perez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Francisco Figueiredo def. Jerome Rivera by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Mike Davis def. Mason Jones by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Umar Nurmagomedov def. Sergey Morozov by technical submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:39, R2
- Manon Fiorot def. Victoria Leonardo by TKO (strikes) at 4:08, R2
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