Welcome to F4WOnline.com's live coverage of UFC Fight Night 111: Holm vs. Correia, emanating from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore.
The event is headlined by a five-round bout in the women's bantamweight division as former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm takes on former title challenger Bethe Correia.
Holm is looking to end a three-fight losing skid she has found herself on since winning the championship from Ronda Rousey in November 2015, and to start working her way back into the title picture. Correia is looking to extend her two-fight unbeaten streak in her second main event bout in the UFC.
Also on the main card is a heavyweight bout pitting former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski against Marcin Tybura. Two welterweights riding three-fight win streaks, Dong Hyun Kim and Colby Covington, square off in a pivotal match-up, and former UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos makes his move up to 170 pounds as he takes on Tarec Saffiedine.
Follow along with our live coverage of the event beginning at 4:45 a.m. ET with preliminary action all the way through the main card.
UFC FIGHT PASS PRELIMS | 4:45 AM ET/1:45 AM PT
> Ji Yeon Kim (6-0-2, 0-0 UFC) vs. Lucie Pudilova (6-2, 0-1 UFC)
They were trading early. Both were landing with Pudilova getting more volume in, but they were both landing shots. Pudilova was really landing with her left hand. Kim was firing back but with each flurry, she'd eat a lot of punches from Pudilova. They were working at a quick pace and Kim landed a big right hand late. Pudilova landed some good punches at the end of the round. 10-9 Pudilova.
They were working at a quick pace to open the second round. Kim was starting to land with more volume, including a huge uppercut, which led to Pudilova initiating a clinch against the fence. Both were looking for position in the clinch but were broken up. They went back to a clinch and not much happened. 10-9 Kim, 19-19.
Pudilova went right to the clinch. They were split up by the referee but went right back to it after getting reset. Pudilova grabbed the neck and was working for a guillotine choke and Kim was having to defend against the fence. Pudilova drug it to the mat working for the choke but Kim was able to pop her head out and was in the guard. Kim landed a right hand before they scrambled to their feet. Pudilova pushed Kim against the fence and had the neck late but time ran out. 10-9 Pudilova, 29-28 Pudilova.
Official Result- Lucie Pudilova def. Ji Yeon Kim by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
> Naoki Inoue (10-0, 0-0 UFC) vs. Carls John de Tomas (8-0, 0-0 UFC)
Flyweights* (de Tomas missed weight, coming in at 131 pounds)
de Tomas came out fast with some kicks and left hands and scored a big slam takedown. Inoue was looking for submissions on the bottom by de Tomas was defending. Inoue grabbed the arm and took the back of de Tomas on the mat. Inoue was able to get on top and was working for a submission. Inoue tried to step over to mount but was only able to get to the guard. 10-9 Inoue.
They were trading kicks. Inoue landed a big punch and a nice leg kick. Inoue was landing his punches better as de Tomas was slowing down. de Tomas went for a takedown but Inoue sprawled and took the back and was looking for a choke. de Tomas defending but Inoue landing punches from the back. They were scrambling on the mat but Inoue had the edge looking for an armbar. He had it late but de Tomas was able to survive. 10-8 Inoue, 20-17 Inoue.
Inoue was working for a takedown but was eating elbows from de Tomas. Inoue was able to get the takedown and was working for an armbar. Unable to get it, Inoue took the back and was landing punches from the back. Inoue looked for a choke. Inoue was scrambling around looking for something and they got to their feet briefly. de Tomas had the back and was looking for a choke now. Inoue was able to slip out and into the guard. Inoue landed elbows late. Really fun fight. 10-9 Inoue, 30-26 Inoue.
Official Result- Naoki Inoue def. Carls John de Tomas by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
> Kwan Ho Kwak (9-1, 0-1 UFC) vs. Russell Doane (14-7, 2-4 UFC)
Kwak started off with a big leg kick. They weren't doing a whole lot on the feet aside from an occasional leg kick from Kwak. They started opening up and traded punches. Doane with a spin kick. Doane with a body kick and a head kick. They were trading and Doane landed a big right hand that dropped Kwak. A couple more punches and the referee stepped in to stop it, Big TKO win by Russell Doane in the first round.
Official Result- Russell Doane def. Kwan Ho Kwak by TKO (punches) at 4:09 of Round 1
> Li Jingliang (12-4, 4-2 UFC) vs. Frank Camacho (20-4, 0-0 UFC)
Camacho rocked Jingliang with a big right hand inside the first minute. Jingliang stumbled and was eating some more punches from Camacho. Jingliang able to survive for now but he is rocked. Camacho landed some more punches. Jingliang went for a takedown but Camacho reversed and scored a takedown and ended up on top. They got back to their feet. Jingliang landed some leg kicks but Camacho was able to counter with a big right hand. Jingliang with a big takedown slam. Jingliang had the back in the last minute and got another slam and looked for a choke but time ran out. 10-9 Camacho.
Jingliang working for a takedown early but Camacho showed good balance in being able to defend it. Camacho has slowed down from his early fight pace. Jingliang landing some punches and kicks. Jingliang landed some kicks but Camacho started to land punches. Jingliang landed a big overhand right. Jingliang was started to land more and more at the end of the round. Camacho clearly gassed at the end of the second. 10-9 Jingliang, 19-19.
Camacho was comng out with punches looking to get a good start. Jingliang slowed him down with a leg kick. Camacho's lead leg is hurting him. Jingliang was landing punches and kicks. Camacho landed a punch in return. Jingliang with a big right hand that rocks Camacho. Jingliang landing lots of punches but Camacho is surviving and coming forward. Jingliang with a big right hand followed by a big leg kick that has Camacho against the fence. Camacho walking like a zombie and eating lots of punches but survives the fight. Fun fight. 10-9 Jingliang, 29-28 Jingliang.
Official Result- Li Jingliang def. Frank Camacho by unanimous decision (29-27, 28-27, 29-27)
> Justin Scoggins (11-3, 4-3 UFC) vs. Ulka Sasaki (19-4-2, 2-3 UFC)
Scoggins got a big suplex slam less than ten seconds into the fight. They got back up and Sasaki got a brief takedown. They got back up and were scrambling all over the mat. Scoggins got on top and landed but they got back to their feet and traded punches. Scoggins landed some punches and dropped Sasaki with a left hand. Scoggins got on top and was landing lots of punches from the top as the round ended. 10-9 Scoggins.
Scoggins dropped Sasaki with a kick to the body and he went right to the top landing elbows and punches. Scoggins with some big elbows from the top. Sasaki trying to sweep out from the bottom but Scoggins scrambled away and was able to grab the back. Sasaki reversed and got into the mount and then took the back looking for a choke. He had it locked in and Scoggins tapped! What a comeback from Sasaki as he scores the upset. Scoggins was the second biggest favorite on this card.
Official Result- Ulka Sasaki def. Justin Scoggins by submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:19 of Round 2
> Alex Caceres (12-10 1 NC, 7-8 1 NC UFC) vs. Rolando Dy (8-4-1 1 NC, 0-0 UFC)
Caceres was landing some punches and leg kicks. Dy not doing a whole lot as Caceres is mixing his strikes well. Caceres with a head kick and then some solid punches. Dy is in trouble. Caceres knocks Dy down and Caceres lands some punches and locks in a guillotine but transitions to the back. Caceres looked for a rear-naked choke and he almost has it locked in. He lets go and lands punches and goes back for the choke. Dy is able to somehow escape. Caceres grabs the back as they get to their feet and separate. Caceres with a body kick. Dy grabs the body and looks for a takedown but the round ends. 10-8 Caceres.
Caceres lands a leg kick and punches and the referee steps in for a timeout as Dy is having trouble seeing. Dy continues on. Caceres swarming on with lots of punches and a spin kick. Dy able to get a takedown and took the back of Caceres. Caceres got on his feet but Dy still has the back. They separate. Dy still having trouble seeing. Caceres has slowed down but still landing more. Dy landed a right hand. Caceres with a left hand and a late head kick. 10-9 Caceres, 20-17 Caceres.
The fight was stopped in between rounds as Dy was having a lot of trouble seeing and the doctor decided to stop the fight, Dy didn't have the best reaction to the stoppage.
Official Result- Alex Caceres def. Rolando Dy by TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of Round 2
> Cyril Asker (8-2, 1-1 UFC) vs. Walt Harris (9-5, 2-4 UFC)
Harris with a body kick. Asker lands a right hand. Asker landed another right hand. Harris dropped Asker with two punches and Harris went right into the guard looking for a finish. Harris with big elbows and punches and this fight is stopped! Big finish by Walt Harris in the opening round.
Official Result- Walt Harris def. Cyril Asker by TKO (strikes) at 1:44 of Round 1
> Takanori Gomi (35-12 1 NC, 4-7 UFC) vs. Jon Tuck (9-4, 3-4 UFC)
Tuck came out quickly with a big body kick that hurt Gomi and then another that dropped him to a knee. Tuck was landing punches and then took the back of Gomi and had the choke locked in. It was tight and Gomi tapped! Quick win for Tuck as he dispatches the former PRIDE champion.
Official Result- Jon Tuck def. Takanori Gomi by submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:12 of Round 1
UFC FIGHT PASS MAIN CARD | 8 AM ET/5 AM PT
> Tarec Saffiedine (#11, 16-6, 2-3 UFC) vs. Rafael Dos Anjos (#5 LW, 25-9, 14-7 UFC)
Saffiedine with a head kick and Dos Anjos fires back a hard body kick. Saffiedine with a kick and Dos Anjos slips on a kick and they go to the mat with Saffiedine in half-guard. Dos Anjos working for a kimura from the bottom but couldn't get it. Dos Anjos able to scramble to his feet. Saffiedine grabs the neck and pushes Dos Anjos against the fence. They trade knees. Dos Anjos scores a takedown and is in side control. Dos Anjos landed from the top but they scrambled to the feet. A late exchange to end the round with Dos Anjos landing more volume. 10-9 Dos Anjos.
Dos Anjos in control of the striking in the second round. He is finding his punches landing and Saffiedine is missing on his punches. Dos Anjos went for a takedown but it was defended. Dos Anjos has the neck and dragged Saffiedine to the mat and landed some knees. Dos Anjos landed an illegal knee that was missed by the referee. They got to their feet and Dos Anjos had Saffiedine pressed against the fence. Saffiedine landed an elbow as they broke the clinch. Dos Anjos with a knee to the body. Dos Anjos with a left hand but Saffiedine fires back with a leg kick. Dos Anjos with a combo late. 10-9 Dos Anjos, 20-18 Dos Anjos.
Dos Anjos with a big body kick to start the third. The pace has slowed in the third as both men starting to fatigue. Dos Anjos is landing to the body but Saffiedine continues to press forward. They clinch and Saffiedine lands an elbow on the break. Dos Anjos with somre more leg kicks. Saffiedine has abandoned any leg kick attempts. They start trading and Saffiedine is circling away as Dos Anjos lands some body kicks. They clinch and trade knees. Saffiedine attempts a late takedown but Dos Anjos defends it and lands a left hand. Solid showing from Dos Anjos in his welterweight debut. 10-9 Dos Anjos, 30-27 Dos Anjos.
Official Result- Rafael Dos Anjos def. Tarec Saffiedine by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
> Dong Hyun Kim (#7, 22-3-1 1 NC, 13-3 1 NC UFC) vs. Colby Covington (11-1, 6-1 UFC)
Covington slipped early but then got a takedown on Kim. He didn't do anything with it, though, and Kim got to his feet. Covington with a couple of knees to the body on Kim. Covington has the back working for a takedown. He lands a head kick in that position. Covington gets Kim down. Kim lands some elbows and gets to his feet. Covington lands some hard elbows and knees. They trade knees in a tie-up. Kim with a spinning elbow and then lands some punches. Kim lands some strikes and Covington scores a takedown. They get to their feet. 10-9 Covington.
They traded early. Covington shot for a takedown from a long ways and Kim sprawled and started landing punches to the body and head. Covington scrambled out and finished the takedown. Crowd beginning to boo as Kim gets to his feet. Covington still has the body locked and Kim is having to defend. Kim able to break away. Covington lands a big left hand and then a flying knee and some kicks. Covington got a takedown. Kim sort of got a judo throw but Covington had good balance and landed in a good position. Covington has the body again and landing some knees. 10-9 Covington, 20-18 Covington.
Kim looks tired coming out for the third. Covington landing some left hands. Kim landing some punches as well. Covington lands a solid right hand that hurt Kim and then another. Covington scored a takedown. They get to their feet and scramble around. Covington gets another takedown. Crowd really booing and this hasn't been very exciting. Kim scored a takedown but is defending Covington trying to get out from the bottom, which he does. Covington with a late takedown. Good performance by Covington but a boring fight. 10-9 Covington, 30-27 Covington.
Official Result- Colby Covington def. Dong Hyun Kim by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-27)
> Andrei Arlovski (#8, 25-14 1 NC, 14-8 UFC) vs. Marcin Tybura (#13, 15-2, 2-1 UFC)
Arlovski starts off with a spinning back kick that pushes Tybura back. Tybura catches a kick from Arlovski and takes him down and is in the guard. Tybura landing from the top and Arlovski trying to spin out. Tybura lands and then gets into the mount and is landing hammerfists. Arlovski surviving but is still mounted and then gives up his back. More big punches from Tybura who is looking to finish. Arlovski gives up his back and Tybura landing from the back. Arlovski able to get to his feet and he lands big punches at the end of the round and had Tybura in trouble. Late flurry saved Arlovski from being down big after the round. 10-9 Tybura.
Tybura looks gassed, Arlovski looks better right now. Arlovski with a right hand. Arlovski initiates a clinch and is looking for a takedown. Arlovski breaks and lands a flurry. Arlovski gets a brief takedown. They are tied back up. Tybura doing absolutely nothing right now. Arlovski with a big elbow. Not much going on at all and they are broken up by the referee. They trade and Arlovski gets a clinch and pushes Tybura against the fence. Arlovski with a knee. 10-9 Arlovski, 19-19.
Arlovski lands a couple of right hands but misses a spinning back fist. Tybura gets a clinch but Arlovski is landing elbows as Tybura looks for a takedown. Tybura gets a brief takedown. He's not doing anything with it. They get up and Tybura with a big takedown now and he's in the guard. Neither man doing anything on the ground. Tybura gets the back and is looking for a choke. Tybura moves into the mount and has Arlovski in trouble. Arlovski gives up his back again. Tybura lands to end the fight. 10-9 Tybura, 29-28 Tybura.
Official Result- Marcin Tybura def. Andrei Arlovski by unanimous decision (29-28, 28-27, 29-27)
> Holly Holm (#5, 10-3, 3-3 UFC) vs. Bethe Correia (#11, 10-2-1, 4-2-1 UFC)
Nothing has happened in the first minute. Holm with a side kick. Holm with another side kick. Another side kick from Holm. Neither throwing many punches or even coming close to landing them. Holm with a leg kick. Correia landed a left hand after Holm landed a left. Correia backs Holm up with a right hand that just misses. Holm with a side kick. Hard to score as neither did much. They landed a combined total of nine strikes. NINE. 10-9 Holm.
Neither landing anything in the second round. Correia lands a right hand. Holm just misses a high kick. Holm with a side kick. Correia with a right hand. Referee Marc Goddard gave them a warning for timidity as nothing has happened at all and we are almost ten minutes into the fight. Correia with a spinning back fist. They started trading and Correia got a body lock against the fence. 10-9 Correia, 19-19.
Correia with a leg kick. Holm with a body kick. Holm with an oblique kick. Correia taunting Holm. Holm then lands a big head kick that drops Correia and one more punch to the chin finishes Correia off. Big knockout win by Holm.
Official Result- Holly Holm def. Bethe Correia by knockout (head kick & punch) at 1:09 of Round 3