Pearl City’s Kai Kamaka III featherweight bout against Danny Chavez at UFC on ESPN 28 was a ruled a majority draw.
The fight, which took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, was scored 29-27, 28-28, 28-28.
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Kamaka was deducted a point after an eye poke and a low blow in the second round, both of which were accidental. Had there been no deduction, he would have won via unanimous decision.
Kamaka’s career record is now 8-4-1, while Chavez’s is 11-4-1.
The bout between Kamaka and Chavez was the penultimate fight of the preliminary card. The main card, which features a middleweight bout between Uriah Hall and Sean Strickland as the main event, begins on ESPN at 3 p.m. HST.