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UFC Fight Island 8: Michael Chiesa Outscores Neil Magny

Michael Chiesa [1] has taken another step towards the welterweight title shot mix, as the former lightweight worked his way to a win over Neil Magny [2] today at UFC Fight Island 8.

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Chiesa extends winning streak

The former TUF winner battle Magny in the headliner of today’s card, which took place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Chiesa (18-4) outscored Magny for the decision win, and in doing so, he extended his winning streak to four.

Magny (24-8), meanwhile, had his three-fight winning streak snapped.

UFC Fight Island 8 results

Here are the complete results for today’s event (via MMA Junkie [3]).

Michael Chiesa def. Neil Magny via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
Warlley Alves def. Mounir Lazzez via TKO (body kick, punches) R1, 2:35
Ike Villanueva def. Vinicius Moreira via knockout (punch) R2, 0:39
Viviane Araujo def. Roxanne Modafferi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Matt Schnell def. Tyson Nam via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Lerone Murphy def. Douglas Silva de Andrade via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Omari Akhmedov def. Tom Breese via submission (arm-triangle choke) R2, 1:41
Ricky Simon def. Gaetano Pirrello via submission (arm-triangle choke) R2, 4:00
Su Mudaerji def. Zarrukh Adashev via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Dalcha Lungiambula def. Markus Perez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Francisco Figueiredo def. Jerome Rivera via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Mike Davis def. Mason Jones via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Umar Nurmagomedov def. Sergey Morozov via technical submission (rear-naked choke) R2, 3:39
Manon Fiorot def. Victoria Leonardo via TKO (head kick, punches) R2, 4:08