March 7, 2021

UFC Fight Island 8 results: Manon Fiorot dominates in UFC debut, defeats Victoria Leonardo via TKO

Saturday at the UFC Fight Island 8 event, Manon Fiorot emerged victorious in flyweight action defeating Victoria Leonardo by way of a second-round TKO after landing a vicious head-kick followed by punches.

Fiorot is successful in her UFC debut, improving her record to 6-1-0. The 30-year-old has not lost a fight since her professional MMA debut back in June 2018. Fighting out of France, Fiorot has finished five of her six career victories by way of strikes.

Leonardo, who was also making her UFC debut, drops to 8-3-0. The 30-year-old earned her UFC contract after defeating Chelsea Hackett on an episode of Dana White’s Contender Series in November of last year.

Take a look at highlights from the bout below.

UFC Fight Island 8 took place on Wednesday January 20, 2021, from the Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The preliminary card featuring Leonardo vs. Fiorot was aired live on ESPN and ESPN+ from 9am EST.

Noah

One thought on “UFC Fight Island 8 results: Manon Fiorot dominates in UFC debut, defeats Victoria Leonardo via TKO

  1. Told you guys, Manon is a beast! I don’t know if she’ll become a title contender, but one thing is damn sure: when she fights, entertainment is guaranteed. UFC shouldn’t have taken so long to sign her, and only as a replacement for an injured fighter!

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