Kailua’s Martin Day lost to Timur Valiev in a featherweight bout via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 184.
All three judges scored the fight 30-25, 30-25, 30-26 in favor of Valiev, who was in control of the fight and improves to 17-2 overall and 2-0 in the UFC.
Day, who took the fight on a little over a week’s notice, falls to 8-6 and 0-4 in the UFC. It was his first featherweight fight in the promotion.
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The bout between Day and Valiev was during the preliminary card. The main event features a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov as the main event on ESPN+.