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“UFC On FUEL TV 3: Korean Zombie Vs. Poirier” Results

Welcome to’s live coverage of UFC on FUEL TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier. Tonight’s fight card comes to us live from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. The main card will air live on FUEL TV while the preliminary card will be streamed on Facebook.

Now, on to the action! We’ll have live round-by round coverage of all preliminary and main card bouts updated every few minutes. Remember to keep refreshing this page for the most up to date results.


Alex Soto vs. Francisco Rivera

Round 1: Soto opens with a left head kick that Rivera blocks. Rivera cracks Soto with a right hand counter off of a solid body kick. Soto is hanging tough, fighting for the takedown. Soto is moving away and fighting, but Rivera is wading forward and thumping away. Soto dropped again with a right to the temple, but he goes immediately for the single. Rivera hits him more than defends and ends up on his back. Rivera takes a pair of solid knees as he gets to his feet. Soto backs off, looking for space. He still doesn’t have his legs completely back under him. Rivera stalking after Soto. Soto is moving well and giving some offense, but Rivera is clearly landing the more effective strikes as he walks him down.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Rivera

Round 2: Soto still circling away to his right, but Rivera is cutting him off and landing punches. Soto with a solid liver kick. Soto hanging in the exchanges better now, fighting from the outside. Rivera defends a takedown attempt easily. Soto takes a shot to the pills and they break. Rivera catches Soto with a hard right hand again and goes on the attack landing solid blows as Soto hangs in there and eggs him on. Soto tries a jumping kick, but catches Rivera directly in the crotch, forcing another halt to the action. Rivera does damage with an inside leg kick. Soto with a body kick. Rivera drops Soto to the mat with a head kick, but Soto pops back up and beckons him on. Rivera obliges and lands another hard kick, this one to the body, before Soto clears off the cage. Rivera ends the round walking Soto down.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Rivera

Round 3: Soto tries a jumping kick again, but he’s way off. Rivera comes in hard but gets taken down when he throws a head kick. Rivera’s up in short order. Rivera shucks off another takedown attempt. Rivera scores with a front kick a la Anderson Silva. Rivera gives Soto the stanky leg with a cracking right hand and swarms him with a volley of punches, but Soto somehow hangs in and keeps moving. Two and a half to go. Soto gets in a few punches. Rivera, a late replacement, is clearly tired after his last salvo. Soto still unable to put much together though.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Rivera

Francisco Rivera defeated Alex Soto via decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jeff Curran vs. Johnny Eduardo

Round 1: Curran holding the center; Eduardo stings him with a hard right leg kick. It’s an evenly matched bout so far, with little significant offense landing for either man. Eduardo doing the most work with a stinging right leg kick. Curran has absorbed several damaging kicks. Curran catches a hard right hand that hurts him. He takes another hard leg kick at the end of the round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Eduardo

Round 2: Eduardo’s leg kicks are terrifying and he’s absolutely punishing Curran with them to start off this round. Another one lands home for Eduardo and Curran shows the impact. Curran is hanging tough, throwing front kicks, but he’s getting picked apart. Curran trying to get inside with strikes, but Eduardo just keeps feeding him leg kicks. Eduardo puts his hands on Curran when he manages to close the distance. Curran so far throwing side kicks and front kicks with his chewed up leg; he hasn’t looked for the takedown yet. Two more hard leg kicks land for Eduardo. Curran manages to put a one-two together. Curran shoots for the takedown from outside and Eduardo defends easily. Eduardo cracks Curran with a hard punch and finishes off with a solid flurry.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Eduardo

Round 3: Right off the bat, another hard leg kick. Curran coming forward more aggressively, but Eduardo is holding his ground and making him pay with hard combinations. Curran shoots for the takedown behind an overhand right, but Eduardo shakes him off with ease. Eduardo stings Curran with a left hand. Eduardo tries to stop the fight for an eyepoke; the crowd goes crazy because it came off of Curran’s most significant combination and the ref says he didn’t see it. Curran starting to put his hands together now, stalking after Eduardo. Eduardo complains of a head butt or eyepoke, but the fight goes on. Curran able to land his jab, partly because of Eduardo’s damaged right eye. Eduardo denies Curran of the clinch. The round is winding to a close and Curran is pressing forward and landing combinations. Eduardo takes a few and ends the round on his bike.

FightLine scores the round 10-10

Johnny Eduardo defeated Jeff Curran via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kamal Shalorus

Round 1: They touch gloves and Shalorus takes the center. Shalorus letting his hands go, but Dos Anjos defending well. Dos Anjos over-commits on a kick and gets taken down. He’s up quick. Shalorus gets dropped by a left head kick, Dos Anjos follows him down and tries to finish with punches, the ref warns him for hitting the back of the head. Dos Anjos switches up his strategy and takes Shalorus’ back, trapping his arm with the body triangle and tapping him out in short order with the rear naked choke.

Rafael Dos Anjos defeated Kamal Shalorus via submission (rear naked choke) 1:40 of round 1

T.J. Grant vs. Carlo Prater

Round 1: Prater with a double-jab that goes upstairs then down. They being exchanging early on, both men landing punches and leg kicks. They clinch, with Grant getting the better of things with dirty boxing. Grant ducks under and grabs a solid body lock, but can’t force the takedown. Prater works Grant against the fence, trying for a single leg of his own. Grant defends and breaks free, going back to putting solid offense together. Grant defends a takedown and threatens with a guillotine; he turns the guillotine into a knee-tap takedown and gets Prater to the mat; Prater goes for the kneebar to reverse, but Grant ends up on top. Grant gets in some ground and pound and passes to side control before the bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Grant

Round 2: Grant catches a kick and walks Prater into the fence. He fights for the takedown, but Prater defends well. Grant nails Prater with an elbow on the break. They’re back in the clinch and on the cage briefly, but Grant disengages again and goes back to work striking. So far, Grant is edging Prater out by virtue of his timing, pressure and all-around skill proficiency. Prater goes for a single leg, but Grant defends well and threatens for the guillotine before getting the takedown himself. Grant moves into the crucifix position; Prater ends up pulling one arm out and having Grant sit on his head, punching him. Prater gets to his knees and manages to reverse before the bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Grant

Round 3: Grant putting his strikes together well early on. Prater trying to close the distance, Grant keeping him off and working from range. Grant shoots for the takedown and gets it; Prater threatening with the guillotine, but Grant defends and moves to side mount. Prater defending and trying to work to his feet, but Grant is all over him. Grant goes to take his back as Prater rolls to his knees, eventually forcing his way into mount. Great ground work by Grant. Grant scoring with short ground shots and shoulder strikes. Prater tries to escape and Grant takes his back, dragging him to the mat. Prater manages to escape, but Grant stays on him with the front headlock. Grant moves around to the back again and lands a few punches; Prater stands and Grant lifts him for the suplex. Grant takes Prater’s back and transitions to the armbar with seconds to go. Prater survives, but barely.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Grant

T.J. Grant defeated Carlo Prater via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Cody McKenzie vs. Marcus LeVesseur

Round 1: McKenzie runs right out in front of LeVesseur and promptly gets dumped on the mat. LeVesseur takes a rolling up-kick to the groin and the action is halted. After some scrambling and stilted exchanges, LeVesseur lands a solid uppercut that puts McKenzie on his back. McKenzie looks wobbled and he’s taking more damage. LeVesseur tries for a D’arce choke, but McKenzie defends well and LeVesseur attempts to take the back. McKenzie defends and LeVesseur works from guard. McKenzie goes for his patented guillotine from guard; LeVesseur allows him too much time to set it up and McKenzie sinks it, forcing the tap.

Cody McKenzie defeated Marcus LeVesseur via submission (guillotine) at 3:05 of round 1

Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang

Round 1: They touch gloves and the action begins. Tavares gets off first with a hard right body kick. Another. Yang threatens the takedown off a kick, as well as the left hand counter. Yang with a pair of inside leg kicks. They start to settle into exchanging; Tavares catches an eye poke. Both men swinging, neither finding their range well yet. Yang gets poked in the eye and they take a brief break before restarting. Now Tavares gets poked in the eye and we break again. A minute to go. Yang closes the distance behind a hard left hand, but Tavares turns him quickly. Yang reverses and lands a knee.

FightLine scores the round 10-10

Round 2: They touch gloves again and begin exchanging. Both men are throwing a lot, but they’re both a little jittery and having a hard time really finding their range. Both land some solid kicks to the legs and body. Yang with a crane kick that lands flush; Tavares isn’t showing any damage from it. Tavares touching his left eye a lot as Yang pressures him with striking. Yang gets double underhooks and takes Tavares to the wall. Yang lands the takedown, but Tavares gets right to his feet. Now it’s Tavares with Yang against the cage. Yang goes for a judo throw and almost completes it, but Tavares defends well.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Yang

Round 3: They get after it immediately; Tavares hits a solid double leg and plants Yang against the cage. Yang defending, but Tavares works him back down. After a long stalemate, the ref stops them and stands them up. They get back to exchanging and Tavares kicks Yang hard to the groin. Yang goes down and takes a solid break. Tavares apologizes profusely and they get back to it. Tavares starts off with a solid combo. Just over a minute left. The round is winding down and neither man is fighting with urgency.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Tavares

Brad Tavares defeated Dongi Yang via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Jason MacDonald vs. Tom Lawlor

Round 1: Lawlor the aggressor here early, keeping MacDonald backing up on the outside. MacDonald goes for the takedown on Lawlor, but Lawlor defends. Lawlor wallops MacDonald behind the ear with a left straight that starts to send him to the canvas; a solid right hook help him find the rest of the way there. This one’s over.

Tom Lawlor defeated Jason MacDonald via KO (punches) at :50 of round 1

Igor Pokrajac vs. Fabio Maldonado

Round 1: Pokrajac ducks a punch and quickly gets the takedown. Pokrajac in half guard right away. Pokrajac takes mount as Maldonado does his best to defend. Maldonado preventing Pokrajac from getting off with ground and pound, but the Croatian is dominating position on the ground. Pokrajac back in half guard. Pokrajac gets in a few punches before Maldonado starts squirming away. Maldonado escapes to his feet nicely, shaking Pokrajac off as he tries to take his back while he stands. Maldonado lets him to his feet. Maldonado stings Pokrajac with a short left and he starts to turn it up. Pokrajac is hurt and taking damage, but he manages to engage the clinch and get Maldonado’s back to the wall. Maldonado shakes him off and goes for the clinch himself, where he works solid dirty boxing. Pokrajac gets in a knee. Pokrajac breaks away before the bell. Close round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Pokrajac

Round 2: Another glove touch to start the action. Maldonado with a lead left hook. Pokrajac lands a solid short right and then a pair of lefts that back Maldonado up. He goes for the takedown behind the punches, but Maldonado is defending well and landing short punches to the head and body. Maldonado defends and they fight on the fence. Pokrajac lands a solid knee from the clinch. Maldonado working some mean body shots against the cage; he’s starting to work in the head to his combinations now. They continue to battle from the clinch. They continue to trade from the clinch, Pokrajac landing knees and Maldonado hard dirty boxing. Pokrajac absorbing some heavy shots. Pokrajac goes for a takedown, but gets reversed. Maldonado ends the round in half guard.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Maldonado

Round 3: They touch gloves for the final round. Maldonado immediately bulls Pokrajac into the fence, going back to work with hard body shots and the occasional shot upstairs. They continue to trade shots from the phone booth while trading places on the fence, Maldonado getting the better of it. Pokrajac with a jumping knee from the clinch. They’re separated after a stalemate. Maldonado cracks Pokrajac with a solid right hand, but Pokrajac hangs in there and fires back. Big left hand lands for Pokrajac. Another. Both men showing great chins. Maldonado tries for the takedown, but gets denied. A little over a minute and a half to go. Maldonado with a hard left hook. Maldonado counters a kick with a left uppercut. Pokrajac nails Maldonado with a straight left hand. Maldonado tees off on Pokrajac with a volley of punches, but he somehow keeps to his feet and fires back from the pocket.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Maldonado

Igor Pokrajac defeated Fabio Maldonado via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

The crowd boos the decision.

Yves Jabouin vs. Jeff Hougland

Round 1: Jabouin gets off first with an inside leg kick. A quick left hook lands for Jabouin. Hougland lands a good leg kick and then eats a right hand. Jabouin forces Hougland backward with a hard spinning back kick. Hougland coming forward, but Jabouin is keeping him at bay with kicks. Just over two minutes and it’s become mostly a feinting match now. Jabouin with a turning side kick that knocks Hougland back. Jabouin floors Hougland with a spinning back kick to the liver, after a brief moment of confusion with the ref, Jabouin rushes in and tries to finish with ground and pound. Houdland manages to hold on, so Jabouin backs out of his guard and nails him with an axe kick to the gut that has him wincing in pain. Jabouin pounces and goes back to work with punches on the ground, but Hougland manages to survive the bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Jabouin

Round 2: Jabouin with a cross kick to the body. Jabouin clearly looking to work kicks to the body. Hougland goes for a takedown, but Jabouin scrambles away. Hougland is moving better, but unable to do much more than land leg kicks. Jabouin’s input has decreased, mostly countering at this point. Jabouin defends the takedown. Hougland lands a smacking body kick across the front of Jabouin’s torso. Jabouin throws a leg kick that snaps as it lands.

FightLine scores the round 10-10

Round 3: Jabouin drops Hougland with a clean left hook. Jabouin is warned for hitting the back of the head, so he adjusts and goes to work with hard punches to the face. Jabouin is wailing on Hougland, but can’t finish him. He goes to take Hougland’s back, but Hougland reverses and takes Jabouin down. Jabouin scrambles to his feet and ends up fighting Hougland to the mat. Jabouin working for mount from half guard, but Hougland defends and recovers full guard. Under two minutes left and Hougland is hanging on, absorbing a few shots here and there but defending pretty well all things considered. Jabouin misses with a spinning back kick but finds his mark with a flying knee. A head kick puts Hougland down, but not even Jabouin’s final salvo of ground and pound can put Hougland away before the bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Jabouin

Yves Jabouin defeated Jeff Hougland via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)

Donald Cerrone vs. Jeremy Stephens

Round 1: No glove touch between these two. They engage early, but neither man quite finds their mark. Cerrone lands a chopping leg kick. Another leg kick for Cerrone. Cerrone lands a body kick that Stephens can’t keep hold of. Another leg kick for Cerrone. Cerrone clowning a bit, keeping just out of range of the heavy haymakers Stephens is winging out there. Cerrone working his range well, keeping Stephens at bay with kicks. Cerrone looking very sharp, changing up his timing well and throwing Stephens off. Cerrone cracks Stephens with a right hand on an already swelling left eye; Stephens winces and grunts, clutching his eye. Cerrone is picking Stephens apart, still doing well in avoiding his heavy punches. Cerrone working knees into his attacks now, landing well. Cerrone dancing, lands a leg kick with a running start. Cerrone drops his hands and ends the round with a flying knee to the chest.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Cerrone

Round 2: They touch gloves for the second, Cerrone jiving away. Cerrone throwing his kicks freely, landing almost at will. Cerrone feeling very confident, loosening up and firing away. Cerrone hurts Stephens with a one-two-one straight up the middle and follows him patiently as he backs up, covering his swollen face. Cerrone defends the takedown with ease and goes back to lighting Stephens up on the feet. Stephens swinging hard, but missing. Cerrone is teeing off on Stephens, who’s doing little more than covering up and trying for the takedown now. A minute to go and Cerrone is continuing his methodical destruction of Lil Heathen. Cerrone buckles Stephens with a leg kick. Cerrone is completely outclassing Stephens at this point; he lands a takedown with ease. Stephens gets in an up-kick before the bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Cerrone

Round 3: It looks like Cerrone suffered a pair of cuts on his head from elbows Stephens threw from guard. Cerrone nails Stephens low with an inside leg kick. Stephens takes a knee and some time to recover. Cerrone apologizes and they get back to it. A one-two-leg kick combo from Cerrone restarts the action. Stephens is fighting back more this round, but Cerrone is still dominant. Cerrone knocks Stephens to the mat with a mean leg kick. He opts to keep it standing. Cerrone eating up both of Stephens’ legs with hard kicks. The left side of Stephens’ face is battered, but he’s hanging tough. Stephens is complaining about his left eye, but he doesn’t have the ref stop it. Cerrone with two thudding body kicks. A minute left and Stephens wants to be anywhere else; Cerrone is absolutely beating him down. Stephens tries the flying knee, but Cerrone avoids it. Cerrone gets the better of it right up to the final bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Cerrone

Donald Cerrone defeated Jeremy Stephens via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Amir Sadollah vs. Jorge Lopez

Round 1: They touch gloves and Sadollah presses forward. Lopez digging in and firing off quick punches as Sadollah moves within range. Sadollah closes the gap, but Lopez turns him into the fence. Lopez throws him off and goes back to striking; he rips off a quick combination of punches. Lopez counters the kick with a takedown attempt; Sadollah defends, but Lopez works him to the cage and takes him down from there with a big slam. Lopez tries to threaten with the kimura, but Sadollah stands up and defends it. The round ends with Sadollah grating Lopez against the cage.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Lopez

Round 2: They only exchange briefly before Lopez shoots in for the takedown. Lopez still in control of the striking, but Sadollah’s starting to show some signs of life, moving forward with a solid combination. Lopez goes for the takedown again. Sadollah tries to apply the high elbow guillotine, but Lopez defends and counters, taking Sadollah down. Sadollah gets to his feet as Lopez tries to take his back. Sadollah lands a thudding body kick, finding his way back into the fight. Sadollah with a right straight to the body. Sadollah lands a pair of kicks before coming in a bit too wide open and giving up the takedown. The round ends as he works to his feet.

FightLine scores the round 10-10

Round 3: Sadollah comes out pressuring, but Lopez makes him pay with a few solid counters. Sadollah won’t be deterred and lunges forward with a knee. Lopez goes for the takedown relentlessly, eventually fighting Sadollah down. Sadollah pops right back up and turns Lopez into the cage. The crowd starts in booing some, since neither fighter can really seem to put it together. Sadollah with a push-kick to the face. Lopez fights for and finishes a high crotch takedown. Lopez in Sadollah’s full guard with about a minute and a half to go. The crowd showers the cage with boos. The referee separates them and stands them up. Sadollah goes after Lopez aggressively, but gets tied up after throwing a jumping knee. Sadollah counters a takedown with a submission attempt. Sadollah counters the takedown and lands a knee before the bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Sadollah

Amir Sadollah defeated Jorge Lopez via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)


Chan Sung Jung vs. Dustin Poirier

Round 1: They touch gloves and Jung throws an inside leg kick. Poirier cracks Jung with a left that backs him up. Jung catches a kick and puts Poirier on the mat, but Poirier quickly gets to his feet. Poirier works Jung against the cage and fires off a nice knee. Jung reverses and takes Poirier down with a trip, moving to side control quickly. Poirier recovers guard. Jung lands several hard elbows that open a cut on the top of Poirier’s head. Poirier lands some nice up-kicks before hitting a reversal and taking top position on Jung. They get to their feet, working against the cage. Poirier lands a hard elbow. They both throw down as the round closes, Poirier getting the better of things. Jung defends a takedown.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Jung

Round 2: Jung catches one of Poirier’s kicks and dumps him to the mat again. Jung immediately fires off ground and pound, forcing Poirier to cover up. After Poirier loses control of his posture, Jung nails him with a right hand. Poirier makes space and gets to his feet, but he’s looking a little worse for the wear. Jung coming after Poirier, he nails him with a flying knee and starts to tee off with uppercuts. Poirier is covering up and getting teed off on. Poirier tries for a desperation double leg, but Jung sweeps him beautifully and lands directly into mount. Jung rolls for an armbar from mount; Poirier defends well, but Jung moves to the triangle. Jung now working elbows from the triangle position. Jung switches to a Russian armbar, but Poirier defends and reverses, taking top position. Jung establishes full guard. Thirty seconds left. Jung throws up the triangle, but Poirier makes it to the bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Jung

Round 3: Poirier with a right hand-inside leg kick combo to start the round. Poirier putting his hands on Jung, but Jung us eager to oblige him. Jung with a quick volley of punches. Poirier stings Jung with a jab, then he cracks him with a straight left. Jung grabs the body lock and trips Poirier to the mat. Jung moves right into side mount and tees off with punches. Poirier reverses and gets to his feet quickly. Poirier landing some hard punches with his back against the fence; Jung answers with a knee to the guy and a follow-up salvo of punches. Both men are tired, but Poirier has more zip in his strikes at this point. Jung’s face starting to show signs of damage. Jung backs Poirier up with a hard kick to the body, walking him to the cage with a combination of punches. These two are throwing down. Porier coming on strong at the end of the round, but Jung comes right back at him before the bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Jung

Round 4: They touch gloves and Jung opens with a head kick that Poirier gets his hands in front of. Poirier finding a home for his straight left. Jung rocks Poirier, sends him reeling with a lungingright uppercut. Jung follows him with a big knee, forcing Poirier to go for another desperation takedown. Jung sets up the D’arce choke and rolls Poirier, forcing him to sleep.

Chan Sung Jung defeated Dustin Poirier via submission (D’arce choke) at 1:07 of round 4