Calvin Kattar vs Dan Ige
In the featherweight main event, Dan Ige entered the night with a six-fight winning streak however, Kattar was better in nearly every round. See below for UFC Fight Island 1 results. Kattar pulled a victory over Dan Ige and broke his winning streak.Judges had it 49-46 twice and 48-47 for Kattar.
Sixth-ranked Kattar is a -$300 favourite, while the tenth-ranked Dan Ige is priced at +240 in the latest Kattar vs Ige odds from William Hill. In the UFC on ESPN 13 main event Kattar threw down with a game Dan Ige for 25 minutes. The first three rounds were tightly contested but Kattar had more energy left over the championship rounds and pulled away for a unanimous decision victory. Also Read– UFC welterweight Mike Perry punched elderly man to the floor
The judges scores were 49-46, 49-46 and 48-47.
Kattar used punishing body shots in the opening round to set up overhand follow-ups. On the other hand, Ige was at his most effective, landing counters. A surge in the closing seconds by Kattar likey sealed the victory.
Ige defeated despite brutal hits
Ige’s best round was the second where he used a body shot to set up a brutal left which likely re-broke Kattar’s nose. Kattar originally broke his nose in his win over Jeremy Stephens in May.
“Dan’s a tough kid,” Kattar said. “I think I’m stronger than these guys mentally, and show it. I think it’s tough not to get hurt in a fight with my style, but credit to Dan – he’s a tough kid.”
Kattar got back on his feat, and by the end of the third round he had regained control with a jab.
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In the UFC Fight Island 1 results final two rounds, Katter’s power became more apparent and Ige stopped throwing combos and gave out only single shots. Ige didn’t give up trying to find an opening but Kattar never gave him the chance. Kattar finished off by dropping Ige and dishing out ground and pound until the final horn. Kattar has now won two straight and four of his past five and Ige has a broken six-fight winning streak.
“Calvin is one of the best in the world,” Ige said. “(I) just got out there and tested myself and tested my will. He’s super slick, man.”
UFC Fight Island 1 results
Calvin Kattar def. Dan Ige via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
Tim Elliott def. Ryan Benoit via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jimmie Rivera def. Cody Stamann via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Taila Santos def. Molly McCann via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mounir Lazzez def. Abdul Razak Alhassan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Khamzat Chimaev def. John Phillips via submission (D’Arce choke) – Round 2, 1:12
Lerone Murphy def. Ricardo Ramos via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:18
Modestas Bukauskas def. Andreas Michailidis via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 5:00
Jared Gordon def. Chris Fishgold via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Liana Jojua def. Diana Belbita via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:43
Jack Shore def. Aaron Phillips via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:29