UFC FIGHT NIGHT SAO PAULO RESULTS, VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS, POST PRESSER & SOCIAL MEDIA REACTION
By MMA News
UFC Fight Night Results: Main Card
- Heavyweight Main Event: Jailton Almeida def. Derrick Lewis via unanimous decision (50-44×2, 50-45)
- Welterweight Co-Main Event: Nicolas Dalby def. Gabriel Bonfim via TKO: R2, 4.33
- Heavyweight: Rodrigo Nascimento def. Don’Tale Mayes via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28×2)
- Middleweight: Caio Borralho def. Abusupiyan Magomedov via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28×2)
- Catchweight (165lbs): Elves Brener def. Kaynan Kruschewsky via KO: R1, 4.01
- Welterweight: Rinat Fakhretdinov vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos ends in majority draw (29-28, 28-28×2)
- Light Heavyweight: Vitor Petrino def. Modestas Bukauskas via KO: R2, 1.03
- Women’s Strawweight: Angela Hill def. Denise Gomes via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28×2)
- Women’s Strawweight: Eduarda Moura def. Montserrat Ruiz via TKO: R2, 2.14
- Lightweight: Marc Diakiese def. Kaue Fernandes via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Preliminary Card Highlights
Eduarda Moura def. Montserrat Ruiz
In this strawweight matchup, Contender Series alum Eduarda Moura earned a second-round TKO of Montserrat Ruiz on her UFC debut.
Vitor Petrino def. Modestas Bukauskas
In this light heavyweight clash, Brazil’s Vitor Petrino earned a brutal KO of Modestas Bukauskas in round two.
Main Card Highlights
Elves Brenner def. Kaynan Kruschewsky
In this 165-pounds catchweight bout, Elves Brener landed a savage KO to faceplant Kaynan Kruschewsky in the first round.
Caio Borralho def. Abusupiyan Magomedov
In this middleweight bout, Caio Borralho earned a unanimous decision against Abusupiyan Magomedov.
Round one saw the action paused due to an eye poke by Magomedov, with the German getting the edge on the feet. Round two saw both fighters connect with huge strikes, and in round three, Borralho knocked Magomedov to the canvas with a flying knee, took his back and attempted a rear-naked choke.
Rodrigo Nascimento def. Don’Tale Mayes
In this heavyweight bout, Rodrigo Nascimento earned a unanimous decision victory over Don’Tale Mayes.
In round one, Nascimento piled it on Mayes, connecting with some huge shots that had the American wobbled. Round two saw Nascimento continue to land heavy strikes and kicks, placing Mayes on the back foot for most of the round. The action slowed in round three, with Nascimento still getting the better of the stand-up.
Nicolas Dalby def. Gabriel Bonfim
In the co-main event, Nicolas Dalby came from behind to TKO Gabriel Bonfim in their welterweight clash.
Round one saw Bonfim come out landing huge strikes right away and get a takedown to rain down brutal elbows from on top. Then in round two, Bonfim landed another takedown but Dalby got back to his feet to unleash a series of huge strikes and knees, eventually dropping the Brazilian and putting him away with ground strikes.
Round one saw Almeida get the takedown early and dominate from on top, attempting a head and arm choke. Round two saw Almeida get the takedown early again, take Lewis’ back and attempt a rear-naked choke. In round three, Almeida connected with savage ground strikes to almost put Lewis away.
In round four, Almeida took Lewis down and remained on top for the rest of the round. And it was more of the same in the final round for Almeida to round out the win.