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