Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is locked and loaded for its second-to-last UFC Fight Island 6 mixed martial arts (MMA) event TONIGHT (Sat., Oct. 17, 2020) inside Flash Forum on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, headlined by the featherweight grudge match between Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung. In the ESPN+-streamed co-main event, veteran women’s flyweight contenders Jessica Andrade and Katlyn Chookagian go to war for a spot in the 125-pound title chase.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Island 6 fight card below, starting with the ESPN+ “Prelims” undercard bouts at 4 p.m. ET, followed by the ESPN+ main card start time at 7 p.m. ET.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Ortega vs. Korean Zombie.” Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Fight Island 6 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
UFC FIGHT ISLAND 6 QUICK RESULTS:
Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung — Ortega def. Jung by unanimous decision (50-45 x3) —HIGHLIGHTS
Jessica Andrade vs. Katlyn Chookagian — Andrade def. Chookagian by TKO (punches) at 4:55 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
Modestas Bukauskas vs. Jimmy Crute — Crute def. Bukauskas by KO (punches) at 2:01 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
Claudio Silva vs. James Krause — Krause def. Silva by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Thomas Almeida vs. Jonathan Martinez — Martinez def. Almeida by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Mateusz Gamrot vs. Guram Kutateladze — Kutateladze def. Gamrot by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Poliana Botelho vs. Gillian Robertson — Robertson def. Botelho by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27 x2)
Jun Yong Park vs. John Phillips — Park def. Phillips by unanimous decision (30-25 x3)
Jamie Mullarkey vs. Fares Ziam — Ziam def. Mullarkey by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Maxim Grishin — Grishin def. Antigulov by TKO (punches) at 4:58 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS
Said Nurmagomedov vs. Mark Striegl — Nurmagomedov def. Striegl by KO (punches) at 0:51 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
UFC FIGHT ISLAND 6 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
145 lbs.: Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung
Round 1: Jung comes in with a 2-3, takes a hard low kick. Feeling out period. Ortega low kick. One minute in. Jung lands a low kick. Jab lands for Ortega. Trading low kicks. Low kicks from Ortega. Two minutes in. Jung tries a three-piece, takes another leg kick and a right hook. Ortega overhand left falls short. Both land leg kicks. Two minutes to go.
Ortega continuing to pop him with straight punches. 1-1-2 from Ortega, 2-3 from Jung. Ortega counters a low blow with a left hand that drops Jung. One minute to go. Jung tries a high kick, takes a right hook. Lead right from Jung. Lead hook and leg kick. He tries a spinning back elbow, eats a teep. 10-9 Ortega.
Round 2: Low kick from Jung to start the round. Pawing at each other’s lead hands. Low kick from Ortega. Jung tries a long combo a minute in. Counter right lands for him. Leg kick connects. Ortega shoots in for a single-leg, denied. 1-2 from Jung falls short and he eats a jab. Overhand left by Ortega two minutes in. 1-2 from Jung. He takes a low blow for a brief pause. Two minutes to go.
Jung tries a combo on the fence. Hard uppercut connects. Ortega body kick met by a right hand. Push kick lands. Head kick attempt. Jung charges in and gets floored with a spinning back elbow. He manages to survive the follow-up and manages to crack him with an uppercut as they trade. Ortega switches levels and takes him down against the fence. Back up, back down. 10-9 Ortega.
Round 3: Low kick from Jung. Left hook lands for him. Ortega lands a leg kick. One minute in. Body kick from Jung, eats a jab in return. Right hook from Ortega. Oblique kicks from Ortega. Ortega lands a body kick after some glancign punches from Jung two minutes in. Ortega body shot. combination from Jung. Counter right. Two minutes to go.
Jab exchange. Stiff jab from Ortega. Side kick. Body shot. Right hook by Ortega. Jung with a jab. Ortega tries a head kick with a minute to go, lands a leg kick. Jung right hand, Ortega low kick. Ortega shoots, denied, lands a right on the break. Good overhand left. Ortega tries another spinning elbow, eats a right hand, lands a glancing front kick. 10-9 Ortega.
Round 4: Jung moving forward a bit more this round. Ortega flicking out low kicks. One minute in. Overhand left by Ortega. 3-2. Good body kick. Jung unwilling to commit, eats a hard right hand as he defends a takedown. Brutal elbow as they stand. Two minutes in. Nasty cut from that elbow. Body kick from Ortega after they pause to check out the cut. Low kick, counter right. Two minutes to go.
Ortega leg kick. Counter body kick. Brutal right hand by Ortega after catching a body kick, hard left hand to the body. Jung tries a two-piece. One minute to go. Jab lands for Jung. Ortega continuing to circle, catches a kick. Low kick from Jung. Ortega shoots, denied, tries another spinning elbow. 10-9 Ortega.
Round 5: Jung digs a right to the body, follows with a left hook. Low kick from Ortega, eats a right hand. Fake level change. Jung tries a combo a minute in, eats a 3-2. Left hook from Jung on the fence. Straight right. Straight left and jab from Ortega in return. Stiff jab. Jung body kick. Two-piece upstairs two minutes in. Straight right. Front kicks from Ortega. Straight left connects. 2-3 by Jung. Two minutes to go.
Jabs from Ortega. Straight left from Jung. Ortega shoots, abandons it. More jabs landing. Combo from Jung. One minute to go. Ortega with a left downstairs. 2-1 from Jung. 2-1 from Jung. Ortega body kick and jab. 2-3 from Jung. More stabbing jabs landing for Ortega. Straight left and right hook. Jung rushes after him, can’t reach him. 10-9 Ortega.
Final result: Ortega def. Jung by unanimous decision
125 lbs.: Jessica Andrade vs. Katlyn Chookagian
Round 1: Andrade walks through some kicks to put Chookagian on the fence. Good takedown into guard, brief attempt at a slam when Chookagian brings her legs up. Chookagian briefly looks for a leg and Andrade stands over her, kicking her legs. Chookagian stands, reverses with underhooks. Trading body blows in the clinch, Andrade reverses in turn. They separate two minutes in. Andrade low kick knocks Chookagian over. More low kicks by Andrade as Chookagian sends out kicks. Andrade ties up, takes some knees to the body as she hauls her to the fence. Two minutes to go.
They separate. Counter knee from Chookagian. Combo falls short. Andrade leg kick, lands some punches. inside. Body shot lands for her, met by a knee feint into jab. Blitz by Andrade into a level change with a minute to go. Big lift and slam into side control. Chookagian gets back to her feet, lands a knee and elbow. As she backs away, Andrade cracks her with a right hand to the body that makes her wince and turn around. Andrade charges after her, then rips her with another shot to the same spot to send her down and force the stoppage.
Final result: Andrade def. Chookagian by TKO (punches)
205 lbs.: Modestas Bukauskas vs. Jimmy Crute
Round 1: Crute looking to counter kicks with punches. Bukauskas throws a low kick and has to fight off a takedown. He takes a knee to the balls, prompting a break. Bukauskas low kick, Crute right hand. One minute in. Crute landing his own leg kicks, hard right cross as they trade. Both landing leg kicks. Bukauskas throws one too many naked kicks and eats an absolutely monstrous overhand right that floors him. A huge uppercut meets him as he pops up, then more brutal punches follow until the lights go out.
Final result: Crute def. Bukauskas by KO (punches)
170 lbs.: Claudio Silva vs. James Krause
Round 1: Both men throwing out kicks early. Krause denies a level change. Silva slips throwing a kick. One minute in. Krause looking for the counter right. Good right to the body. Counter right to the head, then a straight right to the body. Another counter right. Silva lands a long left hand, falls short as he tries to pursue. Good right hook. Overhand left, low kick. Krause plugs the body once again, but gets taken down two minutes in. Silva looking for the back. Krause nearly manages to slip out. Silva holding onto the rear waist lock. Krause separates with two minutes to go.
Silva winging shots. Counter right from Krause. Two more heavy right hands by Krause and he easily shrugs off a level change. Straight left from Silva, good body kick, sprawled on. Krause separates. One minute to go. Low kick from Krause, quick exchange. Silva low kick. Hard left hand by Silva. Low kick. Both land as Silva wades in. Silva walks into another counter right and Krause looks to open up, sprawling on a shot. 10-9 Krause.
Round 2: Silva still trying to burst in, Krause still countering with right hands. Another clean counter right answers a straight left. Solar plexus shot. Another counter right. One minute in. Silva shoots, Krause limp-legs out. Another body punch by Krause. 2-1 connects. Silva with a lead left. Another 2-1 by Krause. Silva wading forward, falling short. Two minutes in. Combination lands for the Brazilian. Krause frames, goes low-high with a 3-2. Body kick by Silva. Krause denies a level change. Two minutes to go.
Silva shoots, gets sprawled on. Lead uppercut. One minute to go. Foot sweep by Krause. Body kick exchange. Lead left lands for Silva, then an overhand. Good counters from Krause as Silva tries a combo. Hard right hands by Krause. Silva with a heavy leg kick, eats a straight left. Counter knee nearly catches him. 10-9 Krause.
Round 3: 1-2 from Krause. He lands a right, gets knocked over by a low kick. Right cross and swatting left by Krause. Silva looks for a body shot and they trade. Anotehr low kick briefly buckles Krause. Good left by Silva, then a body kick. One minute in. Silva shoots, denied, again buckles him with a leg kick. Krause answers with a left hook. Counter right. Silva going back to the low kicks, walks into a left hook. Krause right hand met by a low kick and overhand left. Sivla still going for it, lumbering forward. Krause lands a straight right two minutes in. Sharp cross. Silva tries to step in with a body kick. Left hand lands for him, then a leg kick. Deep shot denied. Chopping counter right form Krause with two minutes to go.
Awkward exchange in the center. Silva falls short with a long right hand. Krause straight right. Body shot lands for him. He changes levels for his own takedown attempt, denied. Both land their power hands. Silva steps in with an overhand left with a minute to go. Krause body shot. Another right hand upstairs. Silva ducks a right hand, lands a standing hammerfist. Clean right by Krause, three-piece combo, buckled by a leg kick. More counters by Krause. 10-9 Krause.
Final result: Krause def. Silva by unanimous decision
135 lbs.: Thomas Almeida vs. Jonathan Martinez
Round 1: Martinez sending out front kicks to start, then a high roundhouse. Almeida firing low kicks. More head kick attempts by Martinez, eats a leg kick and blocks a combo. Both trying kicks. One minute in. Sneaky back fist by Martinez. Neither landing anything huge yet. Martinez body kick. Head kick from Almeida. Low kicks from the Brazilian, body kick from Martinez and a counter right. Two minutes to go.
Martinez flicking out the jab, fires a body kick. More jabs, looping left around the guard. Almeida catches a body kick and looks to counter. Almeida body kick. Combination falls short. One minute to go. Martinez follows a knee with a left hand. Almeida leg kick. Hard left hand by Martinez. Almeida tries a combo, takes a head kick and left hand. 10-9 Martinez.
Round 2: Martinez staying busy with kicks. Combination from Almeida, avoids a knee. Superman punch attempt, shoots, denied a minute in. Martinez’s jab continuing to stay active. They trade lefts. Almeida tries a counter combo. Two minutes in. Martinez straight left. Jab to head kick attempt. Trading jabs. Almeida leg kick, body kick falls short. Two minutes to go.
Big right by Almeida, big knee and left hook by Martinez lead to both men getting stunned for a second. More good jabs by Martinez. Almeida just can’t get the combinations going. Brief level change. One minute to go. Almeida tries a combination, eats a straight left. Swatting left hand as both kick at once. Almeida lands a left hand in combination. 10-9 Martinez.
Round 3: Almeida shoots, denied, eats a knee. Body shot lands. Martinez just picking him off, catching him coming in. One minute in. Almeida tries a combo. Two-piece falls short, then Martinez punishes a three-piece with a hard straight left. Two minutes in. Big looping left catches Almeida once again. Jab and low kick from Martinez. Suddenly, a 1-2 appears to sting Martinez, who comes back with a left hand to blunt Almeida’s advance. Two minutes to go.
Martinez with a knee in the clinch. Big right hand by Almeida as both land in an exchange. Almeida body knee, Martinez left hand. Almeida fakes a level change into a left hook, shoots, denied with a minute to go. Almeida steps in with a right hand, gets caught with a left coming in. Almeida shoots in the waning seconds, lands a knee. 10-9 MArtinez.
Final result: Martinez def. Almeida by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Mateusz Gamrot vs. Guram Kutateladze
Round 1: Kutateladze moving well in the early going. Gamrot checks a kick. Gamrot hits a nice low single into guard.. One minute in. Chipping away in half guard. Kutateladze briefly in something like an armbar position, then falls back for a leg. Two minutes in. Gamrot spins for a heel hook as well, which Kutateladze avoids and stands. Good body kick by Kutateladze. Two minutes to go.
Gamrot switches to orthodox, lands a left hook. Straight left in southpaw. Kutateladze tries a low kick, avoids another low single. Good body kick met by a Gamrot right cross. Gamrot up-jab, eats a low kick. One minute to go. Gamrot shoots, denied, eats an illegal soccer kick and drives through. Kutateladze still manages to avoid it. Gamrot jab, Kutateladze body kicks. 10-9 Kutateladze.
Round 2: Kutateladze immediately counters a low kick with a left hand that drops Gamrot. Gamrot shoots through, denied. He avoids an axe kick and wheel kick. Left hand into a takedown attempt a minute in. Kutateladze takes a right hand as they separate. Good trade in the center. Kutateladze tries a head kick. Three-piece by Gamrot. Two minutes in. Counters from Kutateladze. Gamrot blasts through for a takedown, Kutateladze immediately stands with a butterfly sweep. Good combo by Kutateladze. Gamrot tries a wheel kick with two minutes to go.
Kutateladze sending out hard kicks, taken down throwing a leg kick. Half guard for Gamrot. Kutateladze briefly looks for an omoplata. Back to guard, punches from Gamrot. He postures up for some harder shots, but Kutateladza kicks him away and separates. Body kick exchange. Long right lands for Gamrot. He shoots in the waning seconds, snaps him down with a guillotine, lands a hard right on the break. Closer round but still 10-9 Kutateladze.
Round 3: Low kick from Kutateladze to start. Gamrot shoots, tries to scramble through, takes a body kick as he stands. Gamrot body kick met by a low kick. One minute in. Gamrot jab into level change, denied. Low kick into combination. Kutateladze lands a leg kick. Lead left from Gamrot, both land in an exchange. Nice double-leg by Gamrot puts him on top against the fence. Kutateladze trying to use the fence to stand. Hard body knee by Gamrot gets him down to his seat. Kutateladze forces his way back up, eats a knee on the break. Two minutes to go.
Gamrot lead left. Kutateladze tries a jumping knee. Low kick lands. Both land lead hooks. Gamrot gets in deep on a single-leg, can’t complete it. Kutateladze leg kick. One minute to go. Both land right crosses. Gamrot with a glancing head kick. Kutateladze with a sharp right cross. Nice reactive double-leg from Gamrot, who avoids an omoplata. He ends the round punching from the top. 10-9 Gamrot.
Final result: Kutateladze def. Gamrot by split decision
125 lbs.: Poliana Botelho vs. Gillian Robertson
Round 1: Robertson shoots in the opening seconds and drives hard for the single-leg. Botelho sprawling so far, makes it to her feet and puts her on the fence. One minute in. Elbow lands for Botelho. Good knees downstairs and one to the head on the break. Two minutes in. Hard low kick by Botelho. Body kick attempt. Jab upstairs. Robertson tries a head kick, lands a low kick, eats a left hook. She shoots in for a single-leg. Two minutes to go.
Holding onto the leg. Robertson exits with a left hand. Botelho leg kick and left hand. Robertson lands a right, takes a body kick and takes her down after taking a knee. On top in side control with a minute to go. Botelho holding onto her. 10-9 Botelho.
Round 2: Robertson gets her mouthpiece knocked out with a jab, but catches a kick to take her down into guard. Short punches a minute in. Continuing to chip away. Two minutes in. Now half guard, then side control not long after. Looking for mount with two minutes to go.
Back to half guard, now mount. Short elbows from Robertson. One minute to go. Punches as well. Solid shots. Seemingly looking to set up an armbar. More elbows. 10-8 Robertson.
Round 3: Robertson tries an immediate shot, denied. Another attempt snuffed out. Botelho looking for boxing combinations. Robertson ducks a right hand and puts her on her rear against the fence. On top in half guard. One minute in. Landing short punches. Two minutes in. Looking for mount. Punches and elbows. Two minutes to go.
Now considering an armbar, goes back to pounding instead. Botelho trying and failing to bridge. More shots piling up. This continues until the bell. 10-8 Robertson.
Final result: Robertson def. Botelho by unanimous decision
185 lbs.: Jun Yong Park vs. John Phillips
Round 1: They stare at each other for a bit until Park takes him down with a double-leg. One minute in. On top in butterfly guard. Phillips spins to his knees, caught in a front headlock. Park controlling him with that grip. Two minutes in. Now looking for the back, one hook in. Both now. Short hammerfists from Park. He briefly flattens him out. Two minutes to go.
Hammerfists piling up. Phillips tries to spin, gets to his knees. One hook still in. Both now. One minute to go. Phillips hand fighting to survive. Short punches from Park. 10-8 Park.
Round 2: Low kicks from Phillips to start. Park shoots through an uppercut and immediately puts in a hook. One minute in. Short punches from Park. Other hook’s in. Loses it, but Phillips isn’t doing squat. More hammerfists from Park. Two minutes to go.
Phillips tries to stand after clearing the hook. Denied. Park keeps cracking him with punches and hammerfists. One minute to go. Park sending out an unending stream of short punches and hammerfists, nothing heavy but they’re absolutely racking up. 10-8 Park.
Round 3: Phillips lumbering after him, tries a flurry. Park hits an easy reactive takedown, back on top in guard. One minute in. On to half guard. Decent right hand after posturing up. More punches and elbows two minutes in. continuing to pile up short strikes. Phillips finally makes an effort to stand with two minutes ago, no dice.
Elbow, brief guillotine attempt from park. Phillips gets to his knees, immediately gives up a hook. More punches from Park. One minute to go. Side control now. More punches, Some elbows as well. 10-8 Park.
Final result: Park def. Phillips by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Jamie Mullarkey vs. Fares Ziam
Round 1: Low kicks from Ziam to start, firing his jab. Mullarkeu looking for right hands, catches a front kick and takes him down against the fence. Ziam stands, dragged back down into half guard away from the fence. Lovely sweep by Ziam a minute in, now on top in half guard. He postures up, lands a nice elbow, tries a guillotine and lands an elbow on the break. Ziam landing his jab and a hard leg kick. Mullarkey tries to answer in kind. Two minutes in. Good left hook by Ziam. Mullarkey right hand met by a jab and leg kick. Mullarkey tries to take him to the fence, rebuffed. Low kick lands with two minutes to go.
Ziam leg kick, continuing to circle. Mullarkey still falling short with many of his shots. Ziam just misses with a front kick and slips, then goes back to circling. Low kicks from Mullarkey. One minute to go. Quick exchange in the center. Ziam shoots, gets in deep on a single. He runs the pips and looks for the back. Good knee by Ziam. Mullarkey goes for a throw before the bell. 10-9 Ziam.
Round 2: Mullarkey back on the advance, lands a left to the body as Ziam tries a counter. Mullarkey leg kick and cross counter. Nice left hook by Ziam and they clinch. Mullarkey with an elbow on the break. Ziam leg kick. One minute in. Good left hook by Ziam, eats an overhand in return. Mullarkey pressuring a lot more this round. Head kick from Ziam. Jab and low kick exchange. Ziam with a flying knee that Mullarkey catches and tries to turn into a takedown two minutes in. Ziam lands a knee on the break. Mullarkey puts him on the fence again. They separate. 1-2 from Mullarkey, lead right by Ziam. Sharp jab by Ziam, who gets taken down with two minutes to go.
Ziam gets to his feet, eats a knee, hauled back to the mat. Half guard for Mullarkey. One minute to go. Mullarkey staying tight, trying to find opportunities for elbows. Ziam regains guard, eats more elbows. Mullarkey looks for mount, then the back, but Ziam slips out the back door. Both try takedowns before the bell. 10-9 Mullarkey.
Round 3: Both land low kicks early. Ziam firing his jab as he circles. Good right hand,but Mullarkey ties up. Good whizzer by Ziam to avoid a throw, then an elbow on the break. Ziam with a deep shot, denied, and now Mullarkey drags him down into half guard a minute in. Ziam looking to stand against the fence. Now holding onto a kimura grip two minutes in. Mullarkey pulls his arm free. Ziam stands, puts him on the fence. Mullarkey reverses. Two minutes to go.
Mullarkey looking for a single-leg, eats an elbow but transitions to a double. Briefly into mount, back to half guard. One minute to go. Elbow from Mullarkey. He takes side control, then gets swept as he looks for mount. Good scramble and Ziam briefly takes the back. Mullarkey slips free and looks for a takedown , sprawled on. Ziam takes the back in the waning seconds. 10-9 Mullarkey.
Final result: Ziam def. Mullarkey by unanimous decision
205 lbs.: Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Maxim Grishin
Round 1: Tentative start to the fight. Low kick from Grishin a minute in. Another leg kick. Antigulov shoots and puts him on the fence. Short punches inside. Two minutes in. He lands a knee before they separate. Grishin lands a check hook as Antigulov rushes in and they briefly clinch. Low kick connects. Antigulov steps back into the clinch and puts him on the fence with two minutes to go.
Grishin lands an elbow and low kick on the break after taking a body shot. Jab to the body. Antigulov aborts a spin with a minute to go. Antigulov body jab, Grishin left hook. Antigulov ties up for a moment after taking a low kick. Front kick just misses for Grishin. 10-9 Grishin? Not much happened that round.
Round 2: Grishin appears to try a judo sweep and Antigulov latches onto his waist, looking for the back. One hook in against the fence. Grishin stuck on one knee a minute in. Knees to the thigh from Antigulov. He gets a nice double-leg lift, but Grishin sweeps right back to his feet. Now the original position’s reversed. Two minutes in. Antigulov straightens up, tries and bails on a level change before separating. Grishin catches a body kick and takes him down into half guard. Antigulov holds onto a guillotine, but it’s on the wrong side and Grishin uses the opportunity to pass to mount. Hard elbows with two minutes to go.
Continuing to pile up the elbows. Antigulov in a position to kick off the fence but not doing so as Grishin stays low and tees off. One minute to go. Now Antigulov explodes to his feet and they separate. He puts Grishin on the fence and lands a hard right hand. Jockeying for position. Grishin looks a little tired, but lands a hard elbow and a series of body shots at close range. Antigulov shelling up on the fence and Grishin simply unloads with both hands until the ref calls it.
Final result: Grishin def. Antigulov by TKO (punches)
135 lbs.: Said Nurmagomedov vs. Mark Striegl
Round 1: Low kick and right hand from Nurmagomedov to start. They trade kicks. Striegl tries to rush in for a single-leg and gets cracked with a left hook on the way in. Nurmagomedov crushes him with punches until he lets go of the leg, then puts him to sleep once he hits the mat
Final result: Nurmagomedov def. Striegl by KO (punches)