Ismail took just 84 seconds to stop Tautydas Kilekis with a good takedown counter and barrage of grounded strikes in the main attraction of an undercard which also saw the brash Jamaine “Mr. Pain” Facey knock out Andy Cona with a knee strike in only 15 seconds.
In the main event at London’s Troxy, Neil “Goliath” Grove stopped Tomasz Czerwinski with a crunching low kick and series of unprotected punches in an interim heavyweight championship bout.
Also on the card Ben Callum retained the middleweight strap with a win over late substitute Dan Dixon, while Cory Tait tapped out Jody Collins in a bantamweight title fight in the first round with a heel lock.
Results in full:
UCMMA Interim Heavyweight Title
Neil Grove def. Tomasz Czerwinski via TKO - Rd 1, 2:59
UCMMA Middleweight Title
Ben Callum def. Dan Dixon via submission (rear naked choke) - Rd 1, 0:38
UCMMA Bantamweight Title
Cory Tait def. Jody Collins via submission (footlock) - Rd 1, 3:28
Paul Kelly def. Richard Griffin via submission (guillotine) - Rd 2, 2:52 Nick Chapman def. Aurelijus Kerpe via unanimous decision - Rd 3, 5:00 Khalid Ismail def. Tautydas Lilekis via TKO - Rd 1. 1:24 Jamaine Facey def. Andy Cona via TKO (flying knee) - Rd 1, 0:15 Chase Morton def. Colin Wilby via TKO - Rd 1, 1:52 Sean Carter def. Maksym Matus via submission (triangle) - Rd 1, 2:57 Joe Holder def. Lee Taylor via submission (triangle) - Rd 1, 3:09 Ben McGonigle def. Dominic Clarke via TKO - Rd 1,1:28