UFC Fight Night 34: Live Results, Play by Play and Fight Card Highlights

Nathan McCarter@McCarterNFeatured ColumnistJanuary 3, 2014

SINGAPORE - NOVEMBER 06:  Tarec 'Sponge' Saffiedine, UFC Welterweight Contender
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Tarec Saffiedine made his long awaited UFC debut by defeated Hyun Gyu Lim by unanimous decision in a fight that he should have stopped a lot earlier.

Saffiedine had Lim hurt by leg kicks multiple times, but chose to grapple or abandon leg kicks to let Lim back in the fight. The decision nearly cost him as Lim almost finished the former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion in the closing seconds.

The first UFC Fight Pass fight card was a success overall. Nine other bouts helped fill out the night of action that included some solid performances and finishes.

UFC Fight Night 34 Quick Results

  • Tarec Saffiedine defeats Hyun Gyu Lim by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)
  • Tatsuya Kawajiri defeats Sean Soriano via submission (rear-naked choke) at 0:50 of the second round
  • Kiichi Kunimoto defeats Luiz Dutra by DQ (illegal elbows) at 2:57 of the first round
  • Kang Kyun Ho defeats Shunichi Shimizu via submission (arm-triangle) at 3:53 of the third round
  • Max Holloway defeats Will Chope by TKO at 2:27 of the second round
  • Katsunori Kikuno defeats Quinn Mulhern by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Royston Wee defeats Dave Galera by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
  • Mairbek Taisumov defeats Tae Hyun Bang by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Dustin Kimura defeats Jon Delos Reyes via submission (armbar) at 2:13 of the first round
  • Russell Doane defeats Leandro Issa via submission (triangle choke) at 4:59 of the second round