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UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Miocic results - Hooker's head kick KO of Hioki caps off prelims

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Get the full results of the entire preliminary card from UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Miocic in Adelaide, Australia.

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The UFC's debut card in Adelaide, Australia produced plenty of thrills and a spill (of ice) on the prelims. It started with an Octagon newcomer making a strong first impression with a TKO finish, and ended with Hatsu Hioki getting KO'd for the first time in his MMA career.

Here's the full rundown of results from UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Miocic.

Ben Nguyen (14-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC) def. Alptekin Ozkilic (9-4 MMA, 1-3 UFC) via TKO (punches) at 4:59 of round 1 - Flyweights

The prelims got off to a highly entertaining start when newcomer Ben Nguyen twice dropped the favored Alptekin Ozkilic en route to a buzzer-beating 1st round finish. Nguyen clipped Ozkilic with a right hand in the early stages but Ozkilic recovered well and even scored a takedown when they returned to their feet. However, with the round nearing an end, Nguyen caught Ozkilic with a left hook which backed him up, then he swarmed him with more punches and knocked him down with another big left hook. Several more ground strikes followed and forced a dramatic stoppage just before the horn sounded. It's three straight defeats for Ozkilic, who may not get another UFC fight after this latest setback.

Brendan O'Reilly (6-1, 1 NC MMA; 1-1 UFC) def. Vik Grujic (7-6 MMA, 1-3 UFC) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) - Welterweights

In a fight that can be described as grueling, but better described as ultra sloppy, TUF Nations alumnus Brendan O'Reilly got himself in the win column for the first time in his UFC career with a win over fellow TUFer Vik Grujic. There was plenty of clinching to be had and wild (and slow) striking exchanges throughout the fight, but O'Reilly's ability to get Grujic on the ground on multiple occasions helped him seal rounds 1 and 2. Grujic captured round 2 by landing the better strikes but it wasn't enough.

Alex Chambers (5-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) def. Kailin Curran (3-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC) via submission (armbar) at 3:15 of round 3 - Women's Strawweights

Australia's Alex Chambers was clearly down two rounds to Curran, unable to keep up with Curran's aggressive style and quick pace. Chambers was on the defensive constantly and absorbing plenty of shots, but she turned things around in incredible fashion in the 3rd round. Curran went for a double leg takedown after they traded strikes, and Chambers went for a kimura. That kimura became an armbar attempt which Curran tried to slam herself out of but to no avail. With 2 minutes left in the fight, Curran got out of trouble momentarily only for Chambers to go for a straight armbar from her guard, which forced the tap from Curran. A huge comeback win for Chambers gets her her first UFC win at the expense of the devastated Curran, now 0-2 inside the Octagon.

Bradley Scott (10-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) def. Dylan Andrews (17-7 MMA, 2-3 UFC) via submission (guillotine) at 4:54 of round 2

Andrews got the better of the Englishman in the early action, knocking him down with a crisp uppercut and then again with a right hand behind the ear whilst in the clinch. However, Scott finished the round strongly and buzzed Andrews with a flurry. The 2nd round was a bit slower but the two veterans opened up with Andrews as the aggressor. A bizarre moment came when Andrews started blinking heavily as if he'd been poked in the eye, which led to the referee temporarily halting the contest. Replays showed Andrews was hit in the eye with a punch and the fight theoretically should've ended in a TKO for Scott. This wouldn't prove costly for Scott, as he got Andrews on his back, hurt him with a hard elbow, and after initially going for his back he instead dropped for a tight guillotine choke which the TUF 17 middleweight would not get out of.

Bec Rawlings (6-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) def. Lisa Ellis (15-10 MMA, 0-2 UFC) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:51 of round 1 - Women's Strawweights

Ellis got an early takedown on the Aussie but her huge gamble to go for an armbar backfired and she lost position and was reversed. When the two women returned to their feet Rawlings went to work throwing big elbows, right hands, and knees. A big knee in the clinch hurt Ellis and dropped her to her knees. Rawlings threw a knee to the body while he was downed and then swooped in, took Ellis' back and then finished her with a rear-naked choke.

Sam Alvey (26-6 MMA, 3-1 UFC) def. Daniel Kelly (9-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) via TKO (punches) at :49 of round 1 - Middleweights

"Smilin" Sam destroyed the former Australian Olympian with one right hook and then another one after a stumbling Kelly tried to get back up. That's really all you need to know for a fight that lasted just 50 seconds. Alvey gets his third straight win, all coming by way of knockout, while Kelly loses for the first time in his MMA career.

Kyle Noke (21-7-1 MMA, 5-3 UFC) def. Jonavin Webb (8-1, 1 NC MMA, 0-1 UFC) via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28) - Welterweights

Noke was perhaps a bit fortunate to earn the nod on the scorecards, as Webb was able to hurt him multiple times throughout the fight despite not having either the physical or striking advantage on paper. The Aussie was savvy to Webb's aggressive submission attempts, which included multiple heel hooks and a rare calf slicer. Webb knocked Noke down early in the 2nd with a 1-2 combo and then rocked him towards the end of the round with a counter-left. Noke found some success with his jab, some kicks, and also stuffing Webb's takedowns in the last two rounds as Jonavin tired.

Daniel Hooker (12-5 MMA, 2-1 UFC) def. Hatsu Hioki (27-9-2 MMA, 3-5 UFC) via KO (head kick) at 4:13 of round 2 - Featherweights

In the unexpected finish of the evening, New Zealand's Daniel Hooker pulled off a spectacular head kick KO of Hatsu Hioki late in the 2nd round.  Hioki got the better of Hooker on the mat in the opening round but Hooker closed out the prelims in spectacular fashion with a high kick that landed on the neck of Hioki, who was wobbled and fell to the canvas like a sack of potatoes. A couple of punches to the already unconscious Hioki secured the biggest win of Hooker's career and gave Hioki his first ever KO loss in what is surely his last UFC fight.