UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi

UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi took place on January 14th, 2018 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The main event features a lightweight bout between Jeremy Stephens and Doo Ho Choi. In the co-main event, Paige VanZant takes on Jessica Rose-Clark and Kamaru Usman takes on Emil Meek.

Event Coverage:

  • January 13th, 2017: Middleweight fighter Urijah Hall pulled out of his scheduled bout vs. Vitor Belfort as he fainted and had a seizure on his way to the event’s weigh-ins. The bout has been indeed pulled and the retirement fight for Vitor Belfort has been placed on hold.


  • January 13th, 2017: During the weigh-ins, UFC featherweight Mads Burnell weighed in at 150 pounds, 4 pounds over the 145 weight class. Mads Burnell was penalized 20% of his fight purse.

Event Results:

Main Card:

  • Jeremy Stephens defeated Doo Ho Choi via second-round TKO (elbows and punches)
  • Jessica Rose-Clark defeated Paige VanZant via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Kamaru Usman defeated Emil Meek via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Darren Elkins defeated Michael Johnson via second-round submission (rear-naked choke)

Preliminary Card:

  • James Krause defeated Alex White via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Polo Reyes defeated Matt Frevola via first-round knockout (punch)
  • Irene Aldana defeated Talita Bernardo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Kang Kyung-ho defeated Guido Cannetti via first-round submission (triangle choke)
  • Jessica Eye defeated Kalindra Faria via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • JJ Aldrich defeated Danielle Taylor via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Mads Burnell defeated Mike Santiago via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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