On Wednesday, July 15, the UFC hosted the second event from “Fight Island” as it again visits the Flash Forum on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

In the night’s main event, featherweight contenders collided as Boston’s Calvin Kattar met Hawaii’s Dan Ige. The 32-year-old Kattar had won three of his last four inside the Octagon, including a second-round stoppage of Jeremy Stephens at UFC 249 in May. After dropping his promotion debut, Ige had reeled off six straight wins. He most recently edged Brazil’s Edson Barboza on the scorecards in May.

The event kicked off with the preliminary card airing live on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET. The main card followed at 10 p.m. ET, also on ESPN.

Calvin Kattar def. Dan Ige by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
Tim Elliott def. Ryan Benoit by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jimmie Rivera def. Cody Stamann by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Taila Santos def. Molly McCann by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mounir Lazzez def. Abdul Razak Alhassan by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Khamzat Chimaev def. John Phillips by submission (D’arce choke). Round 2, 1:12
Lerone Murphy def. Ricardo Ramos by TKO (strikes). Round 1 , 4:18
Modestas Bukauskas def. Andreas Michailidis by TKO (elbows). Round 1, 5:00
Jared Gordon def. Chris Fishgold by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Liana Jojua def. Diana Belbiţă by submission (armbar). Round 1, 2:23
Jack Shore def. Aaron Phillips by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:29

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Bryan Henderson

Bryan Henderson became a fan of MMA in the late '90s when he happened upon the early UFC events on VHS at a local video rental store. He started writing about the sport on his Sporting News member blog in 2007 before becoming an official staff writer for Sporting News' "The Rumble" MMA/boxing blog. He went on to become a staff writer and the Features Manager for MMA DieHards before moving on to The MMA Corner, where he assumed the role of Editor-in-Chief. Bryan left The MMA Corner in 2014 and founded Combat Press along with two of his colleagues. In addition to covering mixed martial arts, Bryan also operated the Modified Mind body modification e-zine website for more than a decade.

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