UFC Fight Night 36: Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi LIVE Play-by-Play & Results

Welcome fight fans to Inside Fights’ live coverage of UFC Fight Night 36 from Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil. The event is headlined by a five-round middleweight bout between former champions as former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida and former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Gegard Mousasi do battle. I’m Ryan Frederick and I’ll be handling the coverage of the event, which will see the main card airing on FOX Sports 1 and the preliminary card airing on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 7:30 PM eastern time.

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Douglas Silva de Andrade vs. Zubaira Tukhugov

Referee: Osiris de Mederios

ROUND 1- Both men are making their UFC debuts. Andrade took this fight on short notice as an injury replacement for Thiago Tavares. Osiris de Mederios is the referee. They touch gloves to start. Andrade with a short leg kick as they feel each other out. Tukhugov with a body kick. Tukhugov with a spin kick to the body but Andrade lands a big leg kick. Andrade with another leg kick. Andrade with a glancing head kick. Tukhogov grabs a leg kick and knocks Andrade down but Andrade gets right back up. Andrade misses a leg kick. Tukhugov lands a spinning back fist but Andrade counters with a leg kick. Andrade just misses a body kick. Tukhugov with a leg kick and Andrade counters with a left hand. Andrade is cut open above his eye and bleeding from his nose. The referee calls for a timeout to have the cut checked on by the doctor. The fight goes on. Andrade with a short leg kick. Andrade misses a left hook and Tukhugov misses a spinning back fist. Tukhugov shoots in and scores the powerful double-leg takedown. The crowd boos as Tukhugov is in the guard and lands some heavy ground-and-pound. Andrade gets to his feet but is hurt from a combo from Tukhugov off the break. Tukhugov with a leg kick and the round ends. 10-9 Tukhugov.

ROUND 2- Tukhugov took the first round in the waning moments so it is up to Andrade to come back strong as his cut has stopped bleeding. Tukhugov just misses a big head kick. Andrade with the jab. Tukhugov with a kick to the body as Andrade was throwing a punch. Andrade with a leg kick and Tukhugov lands a spinning back kick to the body. Andrade misses a spin kick of his own. Tukhugov with an uppercut. Andrade with a leg kick and then lands a combo and a knee to the head of Tukhugov. Tukhugov counters with two combos. Tukhugov goes for the takedown but Andrade slips out from under and lands an inside leg kick. Andrade is starting to breath heavy and is holding his hands low. Tukhugov misses a spinning kick. Andrade with an inside leg kick. Andrade with a right hand as Tukhugov is looking to set up a spinning back fist. Tukhugov grabs Andrade from behind and is looking to drag the fight to the ground as Andrade gets right back to his feet and they break. Tukhugov with a body kick. Tukhugov with a right hand. Tukhugov lands a spinning fist and Andrade lands a left hand as well. Tukhugov just lands another spinning back fist. Andrade with a body punch and the round ends. 10-9 Tukhugov. 20-18 Tukhugov.

ROUND 3- We have Andrade needing to score a finish to win this fight. Tukhugov comes out with a solid combination. Tukhugov knocks Andrade off balance with a body kick but Andrade gets right back up. Andrade with a leg kick. Tukhugov with a series of left hooks backs Andrade against the cage. Andrade gets off and misses a spin kick to the body. Tukhugov with a body punch but Andrade counters back and they have a wild exchange on the feet that Andrade gets the best of. They circle back to the center and Tukhugov just lands a spin kick. Tukhugov with a big output of strikes and Andrade has seemed to depleted his gas tank. Andrade eats a series of right hands as Andrade misses a left hook. Tukhugov goes for the takedown but Andrade shows a nice sprawl and keeps it upright. Tukhugov ducks under a punch and grabs a body lock and gets a takedown but Andrade creates a scramble and gets to his feet. Andrade with a left hook. Both men trade punches. Andrade misses a body kick and a right hand as the fight eats. Close final round that we give to Tukhugov. 10-9 Tukhugov, 30-27 Tukhugov.

Official Result: Zubaira Tukhugov def. Douglas Silva de Andrade by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)


Ildemar Alcantara vs. Albert Tumenov

Referee: Keith Peterson

ROUND 1- Tumenov is making his UFC debut in this bout. Keith Peterson is the referee. They fire off quickly as Alcantara lands a knee to the body. Both men land kicks to the body. Tumenov with a right hand. Tumenov with a left hook and Alcantara can’t land a knee. Alcantara with a nice combo and lands a big right hand. Tumenov lands a left hand and knocks Alcantara down but he allows him back up. Alcantara with a big takedown and is in side control. Tumenov reverses and ends up in the guard of Alcantara. Tumenov is cut open but lands some elbows from inside the guard. Tumenov with another big elbow. Tumenov attacks the body and then the head. Tumenov with more big punches from the top and is aggressive from the top. Big ground-and-pound continues from Tumenov and he is applying excellent pressure. Tumenov with more punches from the top and goes for some hammerfists. More big punches from Tumenov as he is being patient with his attack. More punches from Tumenov but Alcantara is able to sweep to his feet. Tumenov is bleeding badly from his left eye. Alcanatara lands a left hand. Tumenov misses a right hand and Alcantara counters with a takedown and is inside the guard of Tumenov. Alcantara with a rubbing elbow from the top. Under 30 seconds to go. Tumenov looks to push Alcantara up and Alcantara lands a nice right hand that gets Tumenov but the round ends right then. 10-9 Tumenov.

ROUND 2- Alcantara with a knee to the body and they have a wild exchange against the fence. Tumenov lands a big right hand and Alcantara initiates a tie-up and is looking for the takedown against the fence. Alcantara has the body lock and drags the fight to the ground. Alcantara is in Tumenov’s guard. Alcantara moves into half-guard. Alcantara with some elbows from the half-guard. Tumenov is looking to create a scramble out from the bottom but Alcantara is landing a nice steady amount of ground-and-pound. Tumenov rolls and gives up his back and Alcantara gets the hooks in. Alcantara moves to the mount but Tumenov escapes to his feet. They clinch against the fence and Alcantara has the body lock. Alcantara with a knee to the body and then one to the legs. Alcantara looks for the takedown but it is defended. Alcantara with more knees but they are broken up by Keith Peterson. Alcantara ducks under a right hand from Tumenov and gets the takedown and is in the half-guard. Alcantara with some short ground-and-pound. Alcantara with grinding elbows from the top. Tumenov’s cut is getting worse on the bottom. Alcantara with a big elbow from the top. Alcantara looking to set up a choke but the round concludes. 10-9 Alcantara. 19-19.

ROUND 3- This could be the deciding round. Alcantara with a body kick but Tumenov lands a right hand in counter. Alcantara with a leg kick but Tumenov lands a right hand in counter. Tumenov with a high kick. Alcantara with a body kick but Tumenov grabs the leg for a moment before letting go. Alcantara with a short inside hook. Tumenov lands a right hand that stuns Alcantara. Alcantara misses a teet kick. Alcantara can’t land on a combination. Tumenov with an inside leg kick and a spinning back fist. Alcantara lands a nice jab. Tumenov with a big inside leg kick. Alcantara with a body kick but Tumenov counters with a right hand. Alcantara lands a solid combination. Tumenov with a nice right hand. Alcantara fires back and lands a jab. Tumenov with a leg kick. Tumenov with a right hand that backs Alcantara up towards the fence. Alcantara changes levels and goes for the takedown but it is defended by Tumenov. Tumenov with a right hand. Alcantara lands a solid combination. Tumenov with a high kick and the fight ends. Close final round and the scores will be interesting. 10-9 Tumenov, 29-28 Tumenov.

Official Result: Ildemar Alcantara def. Albert Tumenov by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)


Felipe Arantes vs. Maximo Blanco

Referee: Mario Yamasaki

ROUND 1- Both men are looking to bounce back from losses in their last bouts. Blanco had travel issues getting to this event. Mario Yamasaki is the referee. Blanco comes forward early and they clinch against the fence before breaking. Arantes with a right hand and they trade body punches. Blanco with a nice combo and he attacks the body with numerous punches and scores a takedown against the fence. Blanco with ground-and-pound from the half-guard. Arantes is looking for a reversal but Blanco has him planted down well. Blanco goes to his feet and Arantes escapes to his feet. Arantes with a jumping kick and lands on some punches. Arantes with a Superman punch. They trade punches. Arantes with a left hand and an inside leg kick. Arantes with another leg kick. Blanco with some body punches and Blanco hurts him with more against the fence. Arantes fires back against the fence and backs Blanco up and they get to the center of the Octagon. Arantes with a knee to the body. Arantes with a spinning kick. Arantes misses a leg kick. Blanco with a leg kick and Arantes drops Blanco with a right hand and swarms in. Arantes looks for a choke but Blanco escapes and Arantes is in side control and lands elbows. Arantes goes for an armbar but Blanco gets out and ends up on top. The round ends and it was a fun one. 10-9 Arantes.

ROUND 2- Arantes stole that first round late. Blanco with a leg kick to start. Blanco just misses a right hand as both are looking for openings. Blanco trips Arantes up with a leg kick and goes into the guard of Arantes. Blanco with some body punches inside the closed guard. Arantes goes for a triangle but Blanco picks him up and slams him to escape. Blanco is on his feet as Arantes is on his back but Yamasaki orders Arantes to his feet. They trade punches. Arantes goes for a takedown but Blanco has good takedown defense. Arantes with a knee in the clinch. They break and trade punches. Blanco lands a nice body combination. Arantes has a head kick checked. Arantes has a flying knee stopped by a right hand from Blanco. Blanco with a leg kick and Arantes counters with a right hand and head kick. Blanco with a nice combo to the body. They trade punches. Blanco with a left hook. Blanco scores a takedown in the center of the Octagon and is in the guard of Arantes. The crowd is booing the lack of action on the ground. Blanco with some short elbows from the top. Yamasaki is warning about a stand-up. Blanco with shoulder strikes but they are stood up. They both land punches. The round ends and another fun one. 10-9 Blanco, 19-19.

ROUND 3- This one is up for grabs at least on our scorecard. Blanco comes out with a combo and a body kick. Blanco with a body punch. Arantes lands a combo that stuns Blanco. Blanco goes for the takedown but Arantes sprawls and almost takes the back before they break. Arantes with a right hand that is partially blocked. Kick right to the cup of Arantes by Blanco and we have a break in the action. Yamasaki takes a point from Blanco so that makes things interesting now. Arantes lands a right hand as Blanco comes out aggressive. Blanco with a big body kick. Blanco looking for the takedown and gets it and he is in the guard. Arantes is looking for the armbar and the crowd responds well. Arantes bails on it and Blanco remains in the guard. Arantes is still looking for a submission but Blanco gets to his feet and Arantes looks for a takedown against the fence. Blanco with a body punch and Arantes gets a takedown. Blanco looks to wall walk. They get to the feet. Arantes looks to get this fight back down to the ground but Blanco is able to sprawl against the cage. Blanco looks for the neck but Arantes gets out. Blanco with body punches. They tie up against the fence and Arantes lands an elbow. Body punch from Arantes. They are broken up by Yamasaki. Blanco presses forward with a combination. Blanco with a leg kick. They battle against the fence and tie up. Arantes is looking for the takedown. They break and nothing happens as the fight ends. We have this round for Blanco but even due to the point deduction. This will be interesting. 9-9, 28-28.

Official Result: Felipe Arantes def. Maximo Blanco by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)


Iuri Alcantara vs. Wilson Reis

Referee: Osiris de Medeiros

ROUND 1- Alcantara looks to rebound from a loss to Urijah Faber while Reis looks for his second UFC win. Alcantara is the favorite. Osiris de Medeiros is the referee. They come out swinging early. Alcantara goes for a takedown but Reis sprawls and Alcantara looks for an armbar but ends up on top as they scramble on the ground. Reis spins and looks for the leg but Alcantara stays on top and lands some punches. Alcantara with more punches as he gets into half-guard. They get to their feet. Reis goes for the takedown but Alcantara ends on top but Reis sweeps to the top position and is in half-guard. Reis looks to transition to side control. They are stood up by the referee and that looked questionable. Alcantara lands some left hands and Reis presses forward and looks for a takedown against the fence. Reis lands a right hand as they break the clinch. Alcantara drops Reis with a left hand and lands some hammerfists but Reis gets to his feet. Alcantara with a knee to the body. Alcantara lands a combo and Reis backs up to escape. Alcantara tries a standing knee but Reis reverses into a takedown and lands from the top. They get up and Alcantara scores a takedown to end the round. Close round. 10-9 Alcantara.

ROUND 2- Reis misses a leg kick. Alcantara with a teet kick. Alcantara with a nice combo and drops Reis with a left hand and Alcantara looks for a finish. Alcantara lands a lot of punches but Reis recovers and sweeps. Alcantara looks for an armbar but Reis escapes and is into full mount after Alcantara lost position. Reis with some punches from the top and just misses an elbow. Reis with more punches from the top as Alcantara looks for an opening to escape. Reis looks to set up an arm triangle choke. Reis with more punches from the top. Alcantara uses the cage to reverse and he ends up on top. Alcantara with some elbows from the top and then some hammerfists. Alcantara with more punches from the top as Reis looks to sweep out from under the bottom. Alcantara with some body punches in the half-guard. Alcantara stands up and lands some left hands. Reis gets to his feet and gets a takedown against the fence. Alcantara is looking to wall walk. Reis with a left hand followed by another. Alcantara has Reis in his full guard. Reis with some left hands from the top. Reis with more ground-and-pound. They scramble as the round ends. Another close round but we see it for Alcantara due to almost finishing it. 10-9 Alcantara, 20-18 Alcantara.

ROUND 3- This fight could be up for grabs. The pace, especially from Alcantara, has slowed going into this final round. Reis looking to land the right hook. Alcantara lands a big left hand. Alcantara with a nice combo. Alcantara lands the left hand again as he avoids an attack from Reis. Reis misses a leg kick. Reis goes for a takedown against the fence but Alcantara has the underhook. Reis gets a brief takedown and they move against the fence. Reis has Alcantara on the bottom against the fence. Alcantara has the butterfly guard. Alcantara isn’t letting Reis pass the guard as they continue to battle against the fence. Reis with some punches from the top. Reis with body punches as he looks to transition. Alcantara isn’t doing much to escape from the bottom. Reis moves to half-guard and continues to land body punches. Alcantara gets to his feet and they tie up against the fence. Alcantara switches positions as they both have the body lock. Alcantara with a trip takedown and is on the top. Big punches from the top from Alcantara as he looks to finish strong. Alcantara with more big punches from the top and Reis survives. It may have been too late for Alcantara. We have the last round for Reis but the fight for Alcantara but it could go either way. 10-9 Reis. 29-28 Alcantara.

Official Result: Iuri Alcantara def. Wilson Reis by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)


Francisco Trinaldo vs. Jesse Ronson

Referee: Keith Peterson

ROUND 1- Both men are looking to rebound from losses in their last bouts. Keith Peterson is the referee. Trinaldo is the betting odds favorite. Trinaldo with a leg kick. Ronson with a leg kick. Ronson with a leg kick but Trinaldo comes back with his own. Ronson with a body kick and Trinaldo with a leg kick. They trade punches. Ronson with a solid combo and lands a leg kick. Trinaldo with a big leg kick in response. Trinaldo with a leg kick. Ronson with a liver kick and Trinaldo with a leg kick. Ronson with a combo. Both men are fighting from the southpaw position. Ronson with a body kick. Ronson fakes a takedown and lands a combo to the head. Trinaldo with a left hand and then connects with a big right hand. They are trading punches and Trinaldo is getting the best of it. Big punches from Trinaldo but Ronson lands a big left hand. Trinaldo has the Thai plumb and looking to land knees. Ronson looks for a takedown against the fence but Trinaldo counters with an underhook and they break. Ronson with a body kick but Trinaldo lands an uppercut. They trade punches. Trinaldo with a knee to the body. Ronson with a leg kick. Trinaldo with a leg kick. They trade punches. Ronson with a nice combination. Trinaldo just misses a spinning wheel kick. Trinaldo with a nice left hand as the round ends. 10-9 Trinaldo.

ROUND 2- Trinaldo with a body kick to start the second round. Ronson with a side kick. Ronson with a leg kick. Trinaldo with a big high kick. Ronson just misses a head kick. They tie up and both look to land a knee but they break. They trade kicks and Trinaldo lands a left hand. Trinaldo with a leg kick. Ronson with a high kick and they trade punches in close range. Trinaldo with an uppercut. They trade strikes. Trinaldo with a right hand. Ronson lands a nice combo and they clinch. Trinaldo with a knee and Ronson lands a knee of his own before they break. Trinaldo with a left hand. Ronson with a nice right hand. They are both landing solidly. Trinaldo just misses a big left hand. Trinaldo with a leg kick. Trinaldo with a nice right hand. Ronson with some leg kicks. Trinaldo goes for a takedown but it is stuffed. They trade exchanges. Ronson with a body kick. Ronson just lands a spinning wheel kick. They tie up against the fence. Trinaldo with a knee in the clinch. Ronson with a knee of his own. Trinaldo trips Ronson down but the round ends. Close round. 10-9 Ronson, 19-19.

ROUND 3- This round decides it. Trinaldo with a left hand to start. They trade combinations. They trade again. Ronson goes to the body with punches. Ronson with a right hand and then lands a high kick. Trinaldo with a left hand. Ronson with a combo. Ronson with an uppercut. Ronson with a right hand. Trinaldo with a leg kick. Ronson just misses a head kick and Trinaldo backs him up with a left hand. Trinaldo with a right hand. Trinaldo with a big left hand. Trinaldo with a right hook. Ronson misses a big left hand. They trade punches. They trade again. Trinaldo with a combination. They tie up and Trinaldo takes the back of Ronson. Big knees to the back of the legs from Trinaldo. Trinaldo has the body lock and Ronson looks for wrist control. Trinaldo with knees to the thighs. Trinaldo still has the body locked but they break. Trinaldo misses a left hand and Ronson lands a knee to the body. Both going for the takedown. Trinaldo gets Ronson up high and scores on the takedown as the fight draws to an end. 10-9 Trinaldo, 29-28 Trinaldo.

Official Result: Francisco Trinaldo def. Jesse Ronson by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)


Rodrigo Damm vs. Ivan Jorge

Referee: Mario Yamasaki

ROUND 1- Damm returns to 155 pounds after having issues with cutting to 145 pounds. Both men looking to back up wins in their last fights. Mario Yamasaki is the referee. They come out looking to land punches early. Jorge with a head kick and then an inside leg kick. They trade punches. Damm with an inside leg kick and then another leg kick. Jorge with an uppercut. Jorge with a leg kick. They trade and Damm lands a big left hand. Big leg kick from Jorge. Damm with a leg kick. They trade punches. Jorge continues to control the Octagon. Damm with a short left hand and then a right hand. They trade punches. Jorge with a body punch. Jorge with a combo to the body. They trade punches. Jorge with a head kick and Damm lands a right hand. Jorge with a leg kick. Damm with a leg kick. They trade punches. Damm with a leg kick. They trade again and Jorge lands a big right hand. Damm has a solid chin as he is eating big punches. Jorge with another big right hand as the round concludes. 10-9 Jorge.

ROUND 2- Jorge comes out with a quick combo and Damm has to circle away quickly. Jorge with a head kick and then a right hand. They trade punches. Damm with a body punch. Damm with a head kick that is mostly blocked. Jorge with a big inside leg kick. Damm with a body kick. Jorge with a body punch. Jorge with a left hand. Jorge was poked in the eye in an exchange by Damm. We are back to action. They trade combinations. Damm complains of an eye poke and we have a timeout. Back to action and Damm lands a nice right hand. Jorge with a left hook. Damm with a solid left hand and then a big leg kick. They trade punches. Jorge just misses a big head kick. Jorge with a leg kick. Damm with the jab. Damm lands a solid combination and then a solid right hand. They trade combinations. Jorge with two uppercuts. Jorge with a double jab. Damm with a left hand. Damm with a left hook off a combination. Damm with another combo. Jorge is cut open. 10-9 Damm. 19-19.

ROUND 3- Jorge comes out with a body kick and Damm counters with a takedown. Damm has a crucifix and is looking to land elbows. Damm lands an elbow to the back of the head. Jorge lockes in a D’Arce choke and Damm is in trouble. Damm is struggling but is surviving for now. Damm looks to sprawl. Damm looks out of trouble and gets out and back to his feet after getting wrist control. They break and Damm lands a left hand. Jorge gets aggressive and lands some punches. Damm misses a takedown and they are trading combinations in close range. Jorge with a body punch. Jorge goes for a takedown. Damm blocks it and grabs an arm and rolls for a kimura. Damm looking for a submission but doesn’t get it as they get to their feet. Jorge with some left hands in the tie-up. Jorge with a body punch. They break. Jorge with a straight left hand. Jorge with a leg kick. Damm with a combination. Damm with a right hand. Damm with a combination. Damm is opening up and moving forward. Jorge claims to have been hit with a low blow and a break is called. Back to action and Jorge looks for a takedown but Damm defends it. Big right hand from Damm as they are trading. Jorge misses a big left hand. They trade punches. Jorge with a left hand. Damm with a combination. Damm with another round of punches. Jorge lands a big left hand. Nice exchange from both to end the fight. Close round. 10-9 Damm. 29-28 Damm.

Official Result: Rodrigo Damm def. Ivan Jorge by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Cristiano Marcello vs. Joe Proctor

Referee: Osiris de Medeiros

ROUND 1- Marcello and Proctor were both members of Team Faber on The Ultimate Fighter 15 as we are onto our final preliminary bout. Osiris de Medeiros will oversee this bout. They trade leg kicks to start the fight. Proctor with a solid combination. They tie up and Proctor has a guillotine locked in but Marcello gets out. Both men have body locks and looking for the advantage in taking this fight to the mat. Marcello looking for a single-leg but gets a body lock and takes this fight down. Proctor has the neck but Marcello looks safe for now. Marcello pops his head out and is in the guard of Proctor. Marcello with some body punches and then some to the head. Marcello looks to pass guard as he is in half-guard. Marcello with some elbows from the top. Proctor looks for some upkicks. Marcello goes back into Proctor’s guard. Proctor with a back fist from the bottom but Marcello lands a right hand. Marcello grabs a leg and looks for a heel hook. Proctor winces in pain but escapes and they are on their feet. Marcello with a leg kick. Proctor lands a nice right hand. Proctor has the neck and a guillotine but Marcello escapes. Marcello with a spin kick. Proctor just lands a right hand to end the round. 10-9 Marcello.

ROUND 2- Proctor looks to establish the jab. Proctor with a leg kick. Proctor with a right hand to the body of Marcello. They trade punches as Marcello has his chin up high. Both men looking for an opening and they tie up against the fence. Proctor has the neck and Marcello is looking for the takedown. They continue to be tied up. Proctor lands some knees to the body of Marcello. Proctor lands some right hands and hurts Marcello. Proctor grabs the neck but they break and both men are trading punches. Big uppercut from Proctor. Marcello just barely lands a front kick. Proctor with the jab. Marcello with a weak high kick. Proctor with a combo ending with a big right hand. Proctor is opening up and Marcello is leaving himself open for being hit. Proctor lands the stiff jab. Proctor just misses a Superman punch. Marcello misses a wheel kick. Proctor lands the jab to end the round. 10-9 Proctor. 19-19.

ROUND 3- This round decides it. Proctor with a leg kick. Proctor with a big right hand buckles Marcello. Proctor with the jab. They trade punches and Marcello lands a knee in the clinch. They trade punches. Proctor with the left hand and Marcello lands a left hand. Proctor with a solid combination. Marcello goes for a takedown but it is blocked before it even came close. Proctor with a combination. Marcello with a left hand. Marcello falls down to the ground but gets up. Marcello with a body punch. Proctor with a combo and Proctor tags Marcello with a right hand. Proctor lands another right hand clean on the jaw. Big right hand from Proctor hurts Marcello again. Marcello looks up at the clock. Proctor is still tagging Marcello and tags him again with another right hand. Proctor with a nice combination. Another big right hand from Proctor. Proctor is finding his mark with the right hand and tags Marcello again with it. Marcello is surviving but this round and fight goes to Proctor on our scorecard. 10-9 Proctor. 29-28 Proctor.

Official Result: Joe Proctor def. Cristiano Marcello by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)


Charles Oliveira vs. Andy Ogle

Referee: Mario Yamasaki

ROUND 1- We kick off the main card with featherweights looking to get back into the win column. Oliveira is the betting favorite in this bout. Mario Yamasaki is the referee. Ogle comes out quickly with a combination. They tie up but break. Oliveira ducks under an Ogle left hand and gets the takedown and is looking for a quick choke. Oliveira has an arm-triangle set up as he is in the mount. Ogle tries to roll out but Oliveira has a solid mount. Oliveira takes the back of Ogle and we have a standing back mount. Oliveira looking for a standing rear-naked choke. Oliveira with elbows from the back as he looks to get an arm under Ogle’s neck. Ogle showing good defense. They go back to the mat and Oliveira still has the body lock. Oliveira with some punches from the back. Ogle still looking to escape. Oliveira still has the back and lands some punches as he tries to get his arm under the neck. Oliveira with more punches from the back. Oliveira with an elbow. Ogle still has his back given up but isn’t giving up. Oliveira still looking for the choke but the round comes to an end. 10-9 Oliveira.

ROUND 2- Oliveira with some right hands to start the second round. He goes for the takedown but it is defended. They tie up and Oliveira gets him down and is on the back. Ogle reverses and is in the guard of Oliveira. Ogle with a left hand from the top. Oliveira looking to wall walk. They get to their feet. Ogle with a left hand on the break. Oliveira gets a quick takedown countering a kick. Ogle gets himself to the cage and gets to his feet but Oliveira still has the body. Knee from Oliveira and they break. Oliveira goes for a takedown but it is countered but Oliveira has the neck and a guillotine choke locked in. Ogle is surviving but gets out of the choke. Oliveira is still looking for a choke and Ogle takes the back but they scramble to their feet. Oliveira with a knee in the clinch. Ogle with some foot stomps. Oliveira looks for the neck. Ogle slams Oliveira to the mat but Oliveira has the neck. Oliveira with an elbow from the bottom. Ogle with a short elbow inside the guard. Oliveira throws his legs up and is looking for something. Oliveira with a right hand from the bottom as Ogle checks the clock. Ogle gets into side control. Oliveira gets to his feet and lands a big knee on Ogle. Oliveira takes the back of Ogle but the round is going to come to an end. 10-9 Oliveira. 20-18 Oliveira.

ROUND 3- They come out quickly and Oliveira drops Ogle with a right hand and pounces in for a choke. Ogle is on top but both get back to their feet. Ogle looking for the takedown but Oliveira has the neck. They go to the ground and Ogle is on top. Oliveira pushes Ogle off and they get to their feet. Ogle with a leg kick. They trade punches. Oliveira with a body kick. Oliveira gets a trip takedown but Ogle ends back up on top. Ogle with a right hand from the top. Oliveira has the triangle choke locked in and Ogle taps out! We have a finish! Oliveira picks up the submission win.

Official Result: Charles Oliveira def. Andy Ogle by submission (triangle choke) at 2:40 of Round 3


Viscardi Andrade vs. Nico Musoke

Referee: Keith Peterson

ROUND 1- Both men look to improve on big stoppage wins in their UFC debuts. Keith Peterson is the referee. Both men start with right hands. Andrade with the takedown and is on top and landing punches. Big left hands from Andrade. Musoke is looking to explode to his feet and does. They break. Musoke with a straight left hand. Andrade just misses a big overhand right. Musoke with a right hand. Andrade with a big right hand knocks Musoke and Andrade prematurely celebrates. Andrade jumps on top and is throwing punches but Musoke has survived. Musoke looking to throw his legs up but Andrade still has the top control. More punches from Andrade from the top. Musoke has recovered and is looking for a sweep. Musoke gets back to his feet. Musoke with a left jab. They trade right hands. Musoke lands a combo that stuns Andrade. Musoke with a knee. They trade and Musoke lands a clean right hand. They trade an exchange to end the round. Musoke survives. 10-9 Andrade.

ROUND 2- Musoke comes out with a front kick and they trade before a clinch. Musoke has the underhooks and is looking for a takedown from a body lock. He is battling for it against the fence but can’t fully extend the takedown. Musoke still has the body lock against the cage but Andrade reverses position. They break as Andrade looks for a trip. Andrade with a straight right hand to the body. Musoke with a left jab. Andrade goes for a takedown but Musoke grabs the neck. Musoke with a head kick and some right hands hurt Andrade. Musoke drops down for a takedown but Andrade has a good base but Musoke gets Andrade down to the ground. Musoke works inside the guard and is looking to posture up. Musoke stands up and lands a big right hand. Another big right hand from Musoke as he falls back into the guard of Andrade. Musoke with hammerfists from inside the guard. Big turnaround from Musoke in this fight. Musoke with a right hand as he looks to move into side control. Musoke back into the full guard of Andrade. Big elbows from Musoke. More elbows from Musoke. More hammerfists from Musoke as he finishes the round strong. 10-9 Musoke. 19-19.

ROUND 3- Both men trade punches to start the final round. Musoke grabs a body lock against the fence but they break back to the center of the Octagon. They trade jabs. They tie up and Musoke has a body lock against the fence. Musoke grabs back control and lands some knees to the legs of Andrade. Musoke looks to get the hooks in on the back. Musoke pulls Andrade to the ground and takes the back and looks to get the hooks in. Musoke looks to get into position for a rear-naked choke. They continue to roll on the ground as Musoke still has the back mount. Andrade is blocking any submission attempts but he can’t get out of the back mount as Musoke is cruising towards taking this round. The crowd is beginning to boo the lack of action. Andrade with over the shoulder punches but Musoke is controlling the hips and back and not allowing any room for an escape. The fight ends in this position, and thankfully that final round is over. 10-9 Musoke. 29-28 Musoke.

Official Result: Nico Musoke def. Viscardi Andrade by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Erick Silva vs. Takenori Sato

Referee: Mario Yamasaki

ROUND 1- Silva looks to get back into the win column against Sato, who is making his UFC debut as an injury replacement. Silva is a big favorite according to the betting odds. Mario Yamasaki is the referee for this bout. Silva with a body kick to start his attack. Sato grabs a leg and Silva is throwing a heel to the face of Sato. Sato still has the leg but Silva is pounding away at Sato with punches and this fight is over. Sato is out cold and the fight has been stopped. Quick TKO win for Silva!

Official Result: Erick Silva def. Takenori Sato by KO (punches) at :52 of Round 1


Ronaldo Souza vs. Francis Carmont

Referee: Keith Peterson

ROUND 1- Time for the co-main event and a battle of top ten middleweights on significant winning streaks. Both men are undefeated in the UFC, and that will change tonight. Keith Peterson is the referee. Carmont with a front kick to start. Carmont misses a head kick. Carmont lands a left hook but Souza lands a spin kick. Souza with a right hand and grabs the back of Carmont and drags the fight to the ground. Souza has both hooks in. Souza looking for a choke and he is awesome on the ground. Souza with some left hands from the back. Souza looks to get the arm under the neck but can’t get an opening. Souza still has the back as Carmont tries to get back to his feet. Souza tries to get the choke in but Carmont is showing good defense. Both men landing punches from their positions. Souza gets the forearm underneath the neck but has to get the other arm free and he does. No he doesn’t and Carmont gets out. Both men with more punches from their current positions. Souza with punches from the back but Carmont covers up and lands punches. Carmont switches to top position but the round ends. 10-9 Souza.

ROUND 2- Carmont with a leg kick to start the second round. Carmont looks to establish the jab. Both men land left hands. Souza with a leg kick and he throws a big right hand and they tie up against the fence. They break and Carmont lands a power body kick. Carmont misses the jab. Carmont with a leg kick as he still looks to land the left hand. Souza lands a big flurry as Carmont circles. Souza with a spinning wheel kick. Carmont ducks a right hand and goes for a takedown and has Souza clinched against the fence but they break. Souza with a right hand. Carmont with a front kick. Carmont with a right hand and Souza slips but gets up. Souza with a right hand as he ducks a jab from Carmont. Souza looks like he is starting to tire just a bit. Souza drops for a takedown and they clinch against the fence. Carmont has wrist control. Both men land right hands. Carmont with the jab and lands a nice combination. Souza just misses a big head kick. Carmont just misses a right hand but lands one. Carmont with a body kick. Souza with a right hand. Souza with a body punch but Carmont lands a body kick. Souza with a knee in the clinch. They break. Carmont with a right hand and Souza misses a front kick to end the round. Close round. 10-9 Carmont. 19-19.

ROUND 3- This round could decide it. Carmont with a big leg kick. Carmont with a solid combination. Souza with a right hand to the body. Both duck under the others’ punches. Souza gets the takedown as he ducks under a right hand from Carmont and that is huge. Souza takes the back and is landing hammerfists. Souza has the hooks and is under the neck and pounding away. Souza is in a solid position looking to finish the fight with either punches or a submission. The crowd comes alive. Souza loses back control but still has top control and Carmont is trying to wall walk to his feet. Souza with punches from the side. Souza takes the back and has the hooks in but Carmont is landing over the shoulder punches. Souza with some punches as well. Carmont is trying to roll out but that is a chore in itself. Souza with punches from the back. Souza gets the arm under the neck and has the choke locked in but it is more of a neck crank and Carmont is out. Carmont with punches over his head. Carmont tries to spin out and escape but Souza maintains back control. Souza gets the arm under the neck but not enough time for the finish though he takes the final round and the fight on our scorecard. 10-9 Souza. 29-28 Souza.

Official Result: Ronaldo Souza def. Francis Carmont by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)


Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi

Referee: Mario Yamasaki

ROUND 1- Time for the five-round main event as Machida fights at 185 pounds for the second time and Mousasi returns to the middleweight division. A title shot could hang in the balance here. Mario Yamasaki is the referee. Machida is the betting favorite in this fight. They touch gloves. Mousasi with a leg kick. Machida with a leg kick. Machida misses a leg kick. Machida with a body kick. Machida with a leg kick. Machida with a quick blitz of punches but Mousasi shakes him off. Mousasi with a left hand. Mousasi with a big leg kick. Both men are really feeling each other out. Machida lands a nice counter that rocks Mousasi as Mousasi with rushing in with punches. They trade punches after Machida lands a leg kick. Machida backs Mousasi up with a combination. Machida with a body kick. Interesting first round ends. Not a lot of action but it sets up the next round well. 10-9 Machida.

ROUND 2- Machida with a body kick quickly to start round two. Mousasi with an outside leg kick. Mousasi just misses the right hand. Machida with an inside leg kick. Machida looking for the feints. They trade punches. Machida with another body kick. Mousasi with a jab. They trade in close range. Machida with a big head kick and Mousasi catches the leg but lets go. Mousasi ate that kick big. Machida with a right hand but Mousasi lands a left hook. Machida with a front kick. Machida with a left hand. Mousasi just lands the left hand. Mousasi with a body kick. Machida backs Mousasi up with a flurry and lands a body kick. They trade and Mousasi lands some right hands. Mousasi lands a nice combination and hurts Machida. Mousasi with a leg kick and then another. Machida misses a flurry. Machida misses a right hand but lands a big body kick. Mousasi comes forward with a combo. Machida with a left hand and the round concludes with a Mousasi leg kick. Still a feeling out process. 10-9 Machida. 20-18 Machida.

ROUND 3- Mousasi looking to establish the jab quickly. Mousasi with a left hook. Machida with a body kick. Mousasi just misses the left hand. Mousasi goes for the takedown but Machida defends it and they clinch. Mousasi with a knee to the body and then another. More knees from Mousasi. Machida with a push kick to break the clinch. Machida with a big left hand and then he unloads on Mousasi against the fence. Mousasi circles away and eats a right hand from Machida. Machida with a spinning kick to the body. Machida with a head kick. Mousasi misses a left hook. Machida with a head kick and slips but gets right back up. Machida with a right hand and he is opening up more. Mousasi with a right hand. Machida with a lunging knee to the body of Mousasi. Machida with a right hand. Mousasi with a nice combo and lands a big left hook. Machida with a knee to the body. Machida has his hands low. Mousasi with an inside leg kick. Machida with a left hand as he circles away. Machida goes for a takedown but it is defended. Machida with a right hand. Mousasi lands a right hand. Machida looks to feint but round ends. 10-9 Machida. 30-27 Machida.

ROUND 4- Mousasi may need a finish, but at the least he has to win these final two rounds. Machida looking to land the kick as he kicks Mousasi’s outside leg. Mousasi with a takedown but Machida scrambles to his feet. Mousasi lands a knee on the way up. Both land punches. Mousasi with a combo to the body. Mousasi with an inside leg kick. Mousasi with a left hand. Machida with a left uppercut. Both men land leg kicks. Machida with a front kick to the body. Machida throws Mousasi to the mat with a trip and he gets on top and into half-guard. Machida moves to side control. Machida into the guard as Mousasi tries to utilize butterfly guard. Mousasi with a sweep and he ends up in side control. Machida looking for an arm in half-guard but bails on it. Mousasi in the full guard of Machida. Machida looking for an omaplata. Mousasi with a right hand from the top and eats an elbow. Mousasi with body punches. Mousasi stands and lands a body punch and then takes the back of Machida. Mousasi lands an illegal upkick and a timeout is called. Machida had a knee on the canvas. No point deduction and the round ends. 10-9 Machida. 40-36 Machida.

ROUND 5- We head to the final round of this main event. Mousasi looks to land the left hand. Mousasi with a leg kick. Machida lands the left hand. Machida with a unique kick to the body of Mousasi. Mousasi with a right hand. Machida just misses a standing knee to the face. Mousasi with a left hand but Machida lands a big knee to the body of Mousasi. Machida lands a solid combination. Machida with a leg kick and Mousasi grabs Machida for a takedown but Machida ends up on top and is in half-guard. Machida is looking to set up a choke and is looking to move into mount. Mousasi showing good ground defense. Mousasi with some right hands from the bottom. Machida takes the back of Mousasi and has both hooks in. Machida with punches from the back. Mousasi postures but Machida retains back control. Machida moves to a better position with back control but virtually no time left. Machida lands a big right hand to end the fight. Entertaining fight but Machida controlled it. 10-9 Machida. 50-45 Machida.

Official Result: Lyoto Machida def. Gegard Mousasi by unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45)

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