Smolka loses split decision; suffers first loss of career

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Heading into Saturday's UFC Fight Night, Kapolei's Louis Smolka was one victory away from possibly cracking the top 10 in the flyweight division.

Unfortunately, Chris Cariaso had other plans for him.

After a strong showing by Smolka in the first round, Cariaso took control for the rest of the fight and defeated the 22-year-old by split decision.

It's the first time Smolka has suffered a loss.

His record falls to 7-1.

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