Mixed Martial Arts

Charles Jourdain vs Joshua Culibao at ‘UFC Fight Island 4’ on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Charles “Air” Jourdain, 24, of Beloeil, Quebec, Canada and Joshua “Kuya” Culibao, 26, of Australia and the Philippines battled it out at “UFC on ESPN 16,” which is also known as “UFC Fight Island 4.” Neither fighter won.

Featuring 11 mixed martial arts matches, “UFC Fight Island 4” took place at the Flash Forum on Yas Island, also referred to as the UFC Fight Island, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on October 3, 2020 in the United States or October 4, 2020 in the UAE. In the fifth bout of the evening, Jourdain and Culibao competed in the featherweight division.

The featherweight contest went the three-round distance without a winner. Here are the details:

  • REFEREE: Jason Herzog
  • METHOD: Split Draw (30-27, 28-29, 28-28)
  • TIME AND ROUND: 5:00 of Round 3



  1. Australia
  1. Joshua Culibao
2. Brazil
  1. Carlos Felipe
  2. Luigi Vendramini
3. Canada
  1. Charles Jourdain
4. Cape Verde
  1. Yorgan de Castro
5. China
  1. Heili Alateng
6. England
  1. Cameron Else
7. France
  1. Nassourdine Imavov
8. Germany
  1. Jessin Ayari
9. Italy
  1. Luigi Vendramini
10. Mexico
  1. Irene Aldana
11. Netherlands
  1. Germaine de Randamie
12. Philippines
  1. Joshua Culibao
13. Russia
  1. Nassourdine Imavov
14. Serbia
  1. Duško Todorović
15. Thailand
  1. Loma Lookboonmee
16. USA
  1. Carlos Condit
  2. Casey Kenney
  3. Court McGee
  4. Dequan Townsend
  5. Holly Holm
  6. Jinh Yu Frey
  7. Jordan Williams
  8. Juliana Pena
  9. Kyler Phillips


Based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Culibao is of Filipino descent. He has been competing professionally since 2016.

Culibao made his UFC debut at “UFC Fight Island 4.” The Filipino-Australian MMA fighter previously competed in Superfight MMA, Urban Fight Night, Hex Fight Series and Diamondback Fighting Championship.

“UFC Fight Island 4” marked Jourdain’s fourth outing in the UFC. He previously defeated Doo Ho Choi but lost to Des Green and Andre Fili.

Professional MMA record after “UFC Fight Island 4”

Luigi Vendramini

Joshua Culibao

Win 9 8
Loss 1 1
Draw 0 1
No Contest 0 0


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