Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on UFC Fight Pass this Saturday morning (June 23, 2018) with the UFC Fight Night 132 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which features a welterweight main event between Donald Cerrone and Leon Edwards, who battle for a spot in the 170-pound title chase. In the UFC Fight Night 132 co-main event, held inside Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore, light heavyweight contender Ovince Saint Preux collides with Australian up-and-comer Tyson Pedro in a 205-pound clash of styles.
All that and so much more.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 132 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 4:30 a.m. ET, followed by the main card start time of 8 a.m. ET, also on Fight Pass.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps and post-fight analysis following “Cerrone vs. Edwards.”
Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Fight Night 132 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 132 QUICK RESULTS:
Donald Cerrone vs. Leon Edwards — Edwards def. Cerrone by unanimous decision (48-47 x3)
Tyson Pedro vs. Ovince Saint Preux — Saint Preux def. Pedro by submission (straight armbar) at 2:54 of Round One
Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Jessica Eye — Eye def. Clark by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Daichi Abe vs. Li Jingliang — Li def. Daichi by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27 x2)
Teruto Ishihara vs. Petr Yan — Yan def. Ishihara by TKO (punches) at 3:28 of Round One
Felipe Arantes vs. Song Yadong — Song def. Arantes by TKO (elbow and punches) at 4:59 of Round Two
Rolando Dy vs. Shane Young — Young def. Dy by TKO (elbow and punches) at 4:40 of Round Two
Hector Aldana vs. Song Kenan — Song def. Aldana by TKO (punches) at 4:45 of Round Two
Shinsho Anzai vs. Jake Matthews — Matthews def. Anzai by technical submission (rear naked choke) at 3:44 of Round One
Yan Xiaonan vs. Viviane Pereira — Yan def. Pereira by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Naoki Inoue vs. Matt Schnell — Schnell def. Inoue by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jenel Lausa vs. Ulka Sasaki — Sasaki def. Lausa by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:04 of Round Two
Melinda Fabian vs. Ji Yeon Kim — Kim def. Fabian by split decision (29-28, 28-29 29-28)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 132 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
170 lbs.: Donald Cerrone vs. Leon Edwards
Round 1: Side kick from Cerrone, who nearly ducks into a head kick as he shoots. Leg kick lands for him. 1-2 from Edwards, who ties up in return. Cerrone denies the outside reap. One minute in. Trading knees against the cage. Hard elbow on the break for Edwards and Cerrone’s already bloody. Cerrone tries to spin. Leg kick lands for him. Cerrone shoots, lands a knee two minutes in. Knees from Edwards, another elbow on the break. Cerrone again clinches. Edwards briefly trips him down, looks for a knee on the way up. Cerrone lands a right downstairs. Two minutes to go.
Cerrone tries a head kick, lands a side kick. Low kicks from Edwards. Edwards tries another head kick, lands an elbow after Cerrone goes low-high. One minute to go. They trade low kicks. Counter left lands for Edwards. 10-9 Edwards.
Round 2: Short elbow from Edwards, then a body kick. Body kick from Cerrone in return. Heavy elbows in the clinch by Edwards. Leg kick exchange. One minute in. Both try front kicks. Cerrone hauls him to the fence. Two minutes in. Edwards reverses and lands another nasty elbow, then digs a knee to the body. Cerrone connects with a straight right. Combination lands. Two minutes to go.
Straight left by Edwards, side kick from Cerrone. Cerrone low kick. Edwards fires a body kick and a combo comes back at him. One minute to go. Edwards takes a low blow. Body kick from Edwards, Cerrone answers in kind. Cerrone changes level, stuffed, nearly taken down in return. Edwards digs a knee to the midsection and ignores a head kick while claiming Cerrone held his glove. Replay shows he did. 10-9 Edwards.
Round 3: Edwards connects with an early left hand, then another. Cerrone comes out slugging. Head kick attempt. They clinch, Edwards lands a knee. One minute in. Hard right hands by Edwards. Cerrone finds the mark with an uppercut and straight right, goes low-high, eats a left hand from Edwards. Cerrone digs a right to the body. Two minutes in. Cerrone takes him to the fence, tries a knee before they separate. Cerrone shoots, stuffed, eats an elbow. Two minutes to go.
Cerrone shoots again, stuffed. Edwards fires a combo. Cerrone digs a right downstairs, shots again. One minute to go. Cerrone tries a jumping knee, goes back to the clinch, avoids a trip. Counter left catches Cerrone. Knee from Cerrone. Closest round so far. 10-9 Cerrone.
Round 4: Cerrone fires a right downstairs, eats a straight left. Edwards trips him up, tries a head kick. One minute in. Cerrone fires a knee, eats a straight left. Side kick from Cerrone. Leg kick. Cerrone ducks a 1-2 and ties up. Head kick from Edwards two minutes in. Cerrone digs another right downstairs. 1-2 lands clean for Edwards. Leg kick by Cerrone. Body kick from Edwards. Two minutes to go.
Straight left catches Cerrone coming in and Edwards lands a knee as Cerrone takes him to the fence. Cerrone completes his first takedown of the fight. Edwards returns to his feet and lands a left on the exit. One minute to go. Cerrone tries to dump Edwards. Low kick lands for him. Edwards tries a head kick. 10-9 Edwards.
Round 5: Cerrone on the advance, eats a left hand and comes back with a body shot. Side kick by Cerrone. 3-2 by Edwards answered by a knee a minute in. Low kick from Cerrone. Cerrone pressures him to the fence, lands a leg kick. Two minutes in. Another low kick. Edwards catches a kick, can’t land the left. He tries a head kick. Two minutes to go.
Cerrone grabs double underhooks on the fence. He completes the takedown into half guard. Edwards using the fence to try and stand, does so and separates with a minute to go. Uppercut to the body lands for Cerrone. They agree to duke it out in the final seconds. 10-9 Cerrone.
Final result: Edwards def. Cerrone by unanimous decision
205 lbs.: Tyson Pedro vs. Ovince Saint Preux
Round 1: OSP opens with a body kick, then lands a left hand behind the next one. Brazilian kick from Pedro skims off OSP’s head. Another flush Brazilian kick, then a flush right hand that puts OSP on his butt. Pedro grabs a guillotine as OSP stands, loses it and starts landing elbows inside. OSP counters a trip attempt with a hip toss. Pedro keeping him against the fence. Pedro drags him to one knee, can’t keep him there. Two minutes in. Pedro flubs a takedown and OSP lands on top, dropping punches from half guard. OSP grabs a straight armbar and cranks it, drawing a painful-looking tap.
Final result: Saint Preux def. Pedro by submission (straight armbar)
125 lbs.: Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Jessica Eye
Round 1: Trading early in the center. Eye firing her jab. Right hand appears to buzz Clark. Lead right from Clark a minute in. Clark looking aggressive, falling short. Clean right hands from Eye. Two minutes in. Both women working behind their jabs. Quick combo by Eye. Right hand near the fence. Two minutes to go.
Clark fires a head kick that comes up just short. Low kick lands for her. Good jab by Clark. Both fire combos, lead right connects for Clark. One minute to go. Eye goes to the body. Counters from Eye, now on the advance near the bell. 10-9 Eye.
Round 2: Clark goes low-high with a nice combo. Eye lands a right hand downstairs. Clark connects with a lead right. One minute in. Low kick exchange, quick trade in the center. Clark slips throwing a body kick and Eye grabs the front headlock. Clark works her way back up. Two minutes in. Neither landing clean. Low kick from Clark, then a slick combo by Eye. Two minutes to go.
They slug it out in the center. Body kick from Eye. Overhand right lands for Clark, then a tight hook. One minute to go. Jab to the body from Eye, right cross upstairs. Body kick. Eye fires leg kicks, eats a left hook. 10-9 Clark.
Round 3: Eye sends out some early kicks, takes a right hand. Body kick from Clark. 1-2 comes back at her, Eye follows up with a body shot. One minute in and they trade punches. Eye lands a body kick as they separate. Counter right. Eye fires a body kick, lands a 1-2. Another body kick, Clark responds with an elbow upstairs. Two minutes in. Body kick from Clark, straight right downstairs by Eye. Eye ties up, denied by the whizzer. Clark presses forward, walks into an uppercut. Two minutes to go.
Eye digs a right downstairs and lands an inside reap into half guard. One minute to go. Eye staying tight, landing ground-and-pound. 10-9 Eye.
Final result: Eye def. Clark by unanimous decision
170 lbs.: Daichi Abe vs. Li Jingliang
Round 1: Tentative start to the fight. Low kick from Li. One minute in. Daichi looks to counter the next one. Inside low kick from Li this time. Daichi steps in with punches as Li continues to attack the leg. Daichi fires a head kick. They trade right hands two minutes in. They trade low kicks, Li lands a right hand. Another leg kick. Two minutes to go.
Left hand by Daichi. 1-2 appears to buckle Daichi for a moment. Another right hand. Leg kick from Li. Jab upstairs. Daichi lands a straight right on the counter. One minute to go. Shifting right hook by Daichi. Counter right stings Li as he tries to press in. Body kick from Daichi. Li fakes a shot and they trade punches. 10-9 Li.
Round 2: Low kicks from Li. Daichi tries to spin. Yet another inside low kick from Li and Daichi switches stances. Outside leg kick. One minute in. 1-2 from Li. Leg kicks piling up. Check hook catches Daichi coming in. Two minutes in. Li continues to target the lead leg. Uppercut sends Daichi stumbling. More low kicks. Two minutes to go.
Low kick and 1-2 from Li. Counter right by Daichi. Lead right hand, then an overhand land for Li. Low kicks. One minute to go. Li marching forward, chewing up the legs. Snap kick to the body connects. Li waves Daichi to the center. Straight left by Li. 10-9 Li.
Round 3: Li still throwing low kicks, slightly out of range. Daichi nearly catches him leaning with a head kick, eats a left hook in return. Low kick and a cuffing right hand by Li a minute in. Stiff jab. Leg kick, body kick. Leg kick exchange. Lead overhand by Li. Another inside low kick. Two minutes in. They exchange at close range. Lead right hand knocks Daichi back. Another lead right. Heavy leg kick. Two minutes to go.
Daichi tries a head kick. More leg kicks by Li. Left hook again knocks Daichi back. One minute to go. Daichi lands a brutal right hand off a leg kick, but Li ignores it. Li answers son after with a clean right cross. 10-9 Li.
Final result: Li def. Daichi by unanimous decision
135 lbs.: Teruto Ishihara vs. Petr Yan
Round 1: Yan on the front foot as always. Low kick from Ishihara. Straight left lands. Yan looks for the body a minute in. Body kick from Ishihara, who hits a surprise takedown. Yan pops right back up. Yan punches fall short. Right hand to the body. Two minuten in. Overhand left lands clean for Yan. Left hook near the fence. Ishihara looking to keep him at bay. Nasty combo by Yan. Right hand dings Ishihara and a left straight sends him to the mat. Two minutes to go.
Ishihara survives the onslaught, eats a spinning elbow. Straight right flattens Ishihara again and he drills “Yashabo” with more shots for the finish.
Final result: Yan def. Ishihara by TKO (punches)
145 lbs.: Felipe Arantes vs. Song Yadong
Round 1: Low kick from Song. Counter punches as Arantes advances. Counter right by Arantes. Counter left by Song soon after. One minute in. Arantes using a high guard as Song fires punches. Song jabs the body. Nice combinations. Wheel kick bounces off the guard. Two minutes in. Jab from Arantes, body shot from Song. A lot of volume from the Chinese youngster, Arantes defending well so far. Arantes slips on a head kick and goes to his back. Song follows him down with good punches and takes half guard. Two minutes to go.
Full guard. Arantes looking to set up an armbar, eats an elbow. Short body shots from Song. 10-9 Song.
Round 2: Song comes out slugging and Arantes obliges, trying flying knees and other shenanigans. Arantes shoots and pulls guard. Solid elbows from Song. Arantes still has the armbar in mind, Song’s not giving him the opportunity, going body-head. Two minutes in. Arantes looks for a leg, starts eating knees to the body. One hook in for Song. Now mount and Song locks up the arm triangle. Two minutes to go.
Song abandons the choke and retakes side control. Arantes scrambles up with a minute to go. Uppercut lands for him. Arantes shoots, stuffed. Song gets a bit of space and clobbers Arantes with an elbow. “Sertanejo” falls to his knees and Song pounds away for the finish.
Final result: Song def. Arantes by TKO (elbow and punches)
145 lbs.: Rolando Dy vs. Shane Young
Round 1: Low kick from Young as he presses forward. Left hook by Dy. Young shoots on the cage, no dice. Young firing jabs, eats a right hand and low kick. One minute in. Combination by Dy backs Young off. They trade low kicks, Young follows up with a right hand. Combination from Young, straight right. He slips a head kick and comes back with a right hand. Two minutes to go. Dy lands a 2-3 after doing to the body. Straight right from Young, elbow by Dy. Young lands the lead right. Another right hand rocks Dy on the fence. Young touching the body as he opens up, Dy throwing back. Young ducks in for a double-leg. Two minutes to go.
Dy works his way back up, eats an elbow. Young still pressuring, slips a head kick for another right hand. 2-1 lands. Another clean right hand. Dy to the body, claims a low blow. Ref doesn’t stop it, so Young continues to attack. One minute to go. Young ties up on the cage. They trade jabs to the body, then Dy lands one upstairs. Young right hand, Dy left hook. Young with a left hook, knocked back by a straight right. Dy doubles up the left hook nicely. 10-9 Young.
Round 2: Dy lands a left hook, whiffs a head kick. Young lands a right cross and low takedown. Dy pops up, defends the followup. Elbow on the break, left hook. One minute in. Jabs from Young, clean right hand. 2-1. Knee to the body. Dy lands a left hook, eats a harder one in return. Dy cracks him with a right cross, then another and stops a takedown. Young with an elbow and 1-2. 2-3 from Dy. Two minutes in. Dy with a pair of left hooks, eats a right hand. Dy to the body, lands a right hand. Dy looking a mess, comes back with another right hand. Young shoots with two minutes to go.
Knee to the body from Young, eats counters after whiffing a head kick. Young shoots again. Elbow from Dy, right hand from Young, counters by Dy. Both land near the cage. 1-2-3 from Young and they trade in the clinch. One minute to go. Right hand from Dy, combination by Young. Young continues to land on the fence, then cracks Dy with a counter elbow. Dy covers up and slowly falls over as Young follows up with punches.
Final result: Young def. Dy by TKO (elbow and punches)
170 lbs.: Hector Aldana vs. Song Kenan
Round 1: Aldana opens with a hard leg kick. Aldana tries to blitz. One minute in. Aldana looks for a counter 1-2. Body shots. Inside low kick. Song goes for a wheel kick, Aldana again looks for a blitz. Hard low kick spins Song around. Two minutes in. Aldana lands a jab after a lull. Aldana catches a body kick and trips Song to the mat. Song scrambles back up with two minutes to go.
Song jams the next leg kick attempt. Leg kick from Aldana. One minute to go. Aldana catches another kick for another trip and rushes Song when he scrambles up again. Combo by Aldana. 10-9 Aldana.
Round 2: Aldana opens with more low kicks. Body kick from Song, then a right hand. Another body kick, then he counters a leg kick with a right hand. One minute in. Song tries a wheel kick. Leg kick and 1-2 by Aldana. More low kicks two minutes in. Song takes a low blow, shakes it off, eats another low kick. Another. Two minutes to go.
Left hook knocks Aldana back and now Song’s on the attack. Leg kick turns Song around again. Song lands a front kick. One minute to go. Aldana presses forward and takes a shin to the groin. Low kick from Aldana. Right hand drops Aldana hard and Song goes nuts with hammerfists until the ref steps in.
Final result: Song def. Aldana by TKO (punches)
170 lbs.: Shinsho Anzai vs. Jake Matthews
Round 1: Anzai threatens an early takedown, eats a hard right hand. Anzai continuing to pursue, walks through a knee to tie up. Good knee from Matthews a minute in. Another. Anzai lands a knee to the body, eats one in return. Matthews lands a knee to the head on the way out, then lands a 1-2. Matthews lands a knee and hits a knee tap into butterfly guard. Solid punches from Matthews and Anzai gives up his back. Matthews locks up the rear naked choke and puts Anzai to sleep in seconds.
Final result: Matthews def. Anzai by technical submission (rear naked choke)
115 lbs.: Yan Xiaonan vs. Viviane Pereira
Round 1: Yan coming out aggressively, as expected. Low kicks from Yan. One minute in. Quick exchange in the center. Pereira lands some counters. Two minutes in. Body kick from Yan, Pereira tries to counter. Two minutes to go.
Pereira looks for the body. 1-2 from Pereira, glancing right by Yan soon after. One minute to go. Both land hard right hands. Left hook from Pereira, right hand by Yan. Good round. 10-9 Yan.
Round 2: Leg kicks from Yan. Yet more. One minute in. Pereira just walking forward as Yan pieces up her leg. Now she looks for flurries. Counter body shot by Pereira. Good jab by Yan. Low kick again. Two minutes in. Pereira just isn’t pressing forward enough. Hard right hand from the Brazilian, right cross from Yan in return. Two minutes to go.
Good exchange in the center. Hard left hook by Pereira. Yan goes back to the inside leg kick, eats an overhand right. One minute to go. Pereira pursuing without success. More low kicks by Yan and they trade punches. 10-9 Yan.
Round 3: Yan staying at range, doing work. One minute in. Low kick from Yan, right hand by Pereira. Yan continues to pick at the lead leg and Pereira’s doing nothing to dissuade her. Two minutes in. Yan fires jabs after avoiding a combo. Two minutes to go.
Body kick by Yan this time. Back to the low kick. One minute to go. Yan firing the jab. 3-2 lands for Pereira, then another overhand. Hook kick comes back at her. Hard combo by Pereira. Now she’s landing. They slug it out in the center. 10-9 Yan.
Final result: Yan def. Pereira by unanimous decision
125 lbs.: Naoki Inoue vs. Matt Schnell
Round 1: Trading low kicks early. Jabs from Inoue, left hook by Schnell. One minute in. Another left hook by Schnell. Leg kick by Schnell. Hard right hand by Inoue. Landing jabs, eats a 3-2. Two minutes in. More trading low kicks. Inoue with another good right hand. Left hook upstairs. Schnell overhand right connects. Two minutes to go.
2-3 by Inoue. Left hook exchange. Jabs from Inoue. Schnell finds the mark with a left hook at the end of a combo. More jabs by Inoue. One minute to go. Low kick by Schnell. Again. 2-3 by Schnell, leg kick. 10-9 Schnell.
Round 2: Inoue keeps the jab going while Schnell looks to weave his way in. Low kick by Schnell. Right hand connects. Both land rights a minute in. Another sharp jab by Inoue. Schnell left hook. Leg kick. They trade them. Two minutes in. Rapid exchange in the center, another hook from Schnell. 1-2 from Inoue, Schnell tries to throw back. Two minutes to go.
Counter right lands for Schnell. Left hook. Inoue continues to pop him with the jab. 1-2 lands for him. Schnell lands a teep. One minute to go. Schnell tries a combo, eats a jab. Schnell lands a hook at the bell. 10-9 Inoue.
Round 3: Inoue’s jab continues to connect. Counter right by Schnell, who goes for a takedown. Inoue tries a single-leg in return, eats punches as he does. Double underhooks for Inoue on the cage, landing knees. One minute in. More knees by Inoue. Schnell lands a left hook on the break. Leg kick once again. Inoue pops him with a right cross, continues working with the jab. Two minutes in. Trading jabs. Both land hard in the center. Two minutes to go.
Low kick from Schnell, jab from Inoue. One minute to go. Body kick and right hand by Inoue. Glancing hook by Schnell, low kick behind it. Inoue lands a check hook. 10-9 Inoue.
125 lbs.: Jenel Lausa vs. Ulka Sasaki
Round 1: Sasaki shoots in seconds, dragging Lausa to the mat against the cage. Lausa works he way up, Sasaki pulls him off the fence for the next takedown. One minute in. Lausa trying to frame, keep Sasaki from establishing top position. Half guard. Two minutes in. Lausa not letting him settle in. Lausa makes his way to his feet. Two minutes to go.
Hard Browne elbows from Lausa. Sasaki still gets him down, looking for the back. Half guard. Lausa kicks him away, gets clinched when he stands with a minute to go. Sasaki runs the pipe and takes side control, then mount. He postures up and starts dropping punches. He looks for an armbar as Lausa turns away. 10-9 Sasaki.
Round 2: Right hand lands for Lausa as he shuts down the early takedowns. Hard inside low kick trips Sasaki up. Lausa denies a clinch. One minute in. Lausa stuffs a low takedown. Sasaki sending out kicks. Lausa digs a hard body shot after stopping a takedown. Sasaki ducks in once again and drives through Lausa’s sprawl for a takedown two minutes in. Side control. Lausa denies a mount attempt. Now Sasaki’s in mount, lands short elbows. Two minutes to go.
Sasaki postures up, lands solid punches and an elbow. More good shots. Sasaki pins one of Lausa’s arms behind his back, then takes the back. He’s got the choke locked up and there’s the tap.
Final result: Sasaki def. Lausa by submission (rear naked choke)
125 lbs.: Melinda Fabian vs. Ji Yeon Kim
Round 1: 2-1 counters from Fabian to start. 1-2 from Kim in return. Some quick exchanges. Right hand and low kick land for Fabian, then they trade right hands. One minute in. Fabian getting the better of these trades so far, lands a low kick after eating a left hook. Front kick and jabs. Two minutes in. Low kicks, right hand, left hook. Fabian starting to pull ahead, eats a 1-2. Kim lands a check hook. Lands a low kick, eats a right hand, comes back with a tight right hand. Two minutes to go.
Lead right by Kim, left hook comes back at her. Kim regaining control. Low-high goes Fabian. One minute to go. Trading jabs. Body kick from Fabian, gets her head snapped back by a right hand and ties up. Knees from Kim. 10-9 Kim.
Round 2: Kim pushes forward behind punches, Fabian clinchs and puts her on the fence. Kim landing knees to the body. They separate a minute in. Inside low kick by Fabian, who lands her cleanest right hand so far. Two minutes in. Kim lands a right. Slower round so far. Left hook from Kim. Two minutes to go.
Kim counters some low kicks with a straight right. Jab and low kicks from Fabian. One minute to go. They trade right hands. Overhand by Kim. Kim pursuing with right hands, lands clean before the bell before countering a takedown into half guard. 10-9 Kim.
Round 3: Kim pressuring, Fabian pumping the jab. Jab from Kim in return. One minute in. Fabian catches her coming in with a straight right. Overhand right glances off Fabian’s chin. Another counter right by Fabian. Two minutes in. Counter jab, clean straight right. Kim counters a leg kick with a left hook. Fabian’s jab and footwork working well this round, keeping her out of trouble. She lands another cross before the two-minute mark and ties up.
Knees from Kim with her back on the cage. Fabian lands an elbow. One minute to go. More knees by Kim. Jockeying for position. Trading knees. Fabian goes for elbows at the bell. 10-9 Fabian.
Final result: Kim def. Fabian by split decision