Featuring 13 mixed martial arts matches, “UFC Fight Night 138” took place at the Avenir Centre in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on October 27, 2018. In the third bout of the evening, Te’Jovan “Tango” Edwards, 28, of Phoenix, Arizona, United States faced Don “Magic Man” Madge of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
Originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, Edwards competed in “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series” Season 2 episode 3 on June 26, 2018. He knocked out Austin “The Flash” Tweedy, 28, of New Palestine, Indiana, United States via punch.
Madge was the only fighter who represented South Africa at “UFC Fight Night 138.” He was originally from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
The South African MMA fighter made his UFC debut at “UFC Fight Night 138.” Before joining the promotion, he competed in Extreme Fighting Championship from 2011 to 2017.
Edwards and Madge competed in the lightweight division at “UFC Fight Night 138.” Currently reigning as the UFC Lightweight Champion is Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov, 30, of Dagestan, Russia.
Referee Barry Gallant put a stop to the lightweight bout between Edwards and Madge at 0:14 of Round 2. The South African contender knocked out his American opponent via head kick.
Winning at “UFC Fight Night 138″ improved Madge’s professional MMA record to 8 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw. On the other hand, losing to the South African fighter downgraded Edwards’ record to 6 wins and 2 losses.
“UFC Fight Night 138” Main Events
In the co-main event, Michael “The Menace” Johnson of Boca Raton, Florida, United States and Artem “The Russian Hammer” Lobov of Dublin, Ireland competed in a catch weight of 147 lbs. After three five-minute rounds, the American contender defeated his Russian-Irish opponent via unanimous decision.
In the main event, Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir of Fribourg, Switzerland and Anthony “Lionheart” Smith of Omaha, Nebraska, United States competed in the light heavyweight division. The American contender submitted his Swiss opponent via rear-naked choke at 4:26 of Round 3.
Meanwhile, here is a clip from the “UFC Fight Night 138” weigh-ins and face-offs: