The UFC was back in their second home of Brazil tonight for UFC on FX 7. The event took place inside the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil and feature Brazilian Vitor Belfort against Michael Bisping in the night’s main event. The always ruckus Brazilian crowd cheered on as their fellow countrymen took to the Octagon.
Not all the fights went the way the fans had wanted or thought they would have but in the end a Brazilian legend in MMA gave the fans some they soon won’t forget.
185 lbs.: Vitor Belfort defeated Michael Bisping by 2nd round TKO (1:27) “Knockout of the Night”
185 lbs.: C.B. Dollaway defeated Daniel Sarafian by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) “Fight of the Night”
265 lbs.: Gabriel Gonzaga defeated Ben Rothwell by 2nd round Guillotine Submission (1:01)
155 lbs.: Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Thiago Tavares by 1st round KO (1:55)
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145 lbs.: Godofredo Castro defeated Milton Vieira by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
185 lbs.: Ronny Markes defeated Andrew Craig by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
145 lbs.: Nik Lentz defeated Diego Nunes by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
155 lbs.: Edson Barboza defeated Lucas Martins by 1st round Submission (2:38)
135 lbs.: Yuri Alcantara vs. Pedro Nobre – No Contest (Punches to back of head)
205 lbs.: Ildemar Alcantara defeated Wagner Prado by 2nd round Kneebar Submission (2:39) “Submission of the Night”
155 lbs.: Francisco Trinaldo defeated C.J. Keith by 2nd round Arm Triangle Submission (1:50)
Fighter’s who won UFC on FX 7 post fight bonuses received $50k on top of their Win and Show money.