The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil Elimination Round Results

| March 25, 2012 | 7:41 pm | Reply

The first ever international edition of The Ultimate Fighter reality series premieres tonight. The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil will air in Brazil on Globo however it will be streaming in North America on TUF.TV at 9pm PT / 12am ET. TUF: Brazil will not be live like the TUF Live: Team Cruz vs. Team Faber, instead it will bring back the old format of being taped like the previous 14 seasons.

Coached by UFC vets Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort, 16 featherweights and 16 middleweight fighters will step into the Octagon right away with the elimination round fights. The field of 32 fighters will be cut down to the 16 (8 featherweights & 8 middleweights) who will enter the house and compete to become “the next Ultimate Fighter”.

The show will air in Portuguese and will be subtitled in English on the stream. There are rumors that FX will air TUF: Brazil at some point but for now the 12 episodes will air every Sunday.

The 16 elimination-round match ups are as follows, results for each fight will be posted as they happen.


Leonardo Mafra Teixeira (5-0) vs. Samuel Trindade (6-1)

  • Leonardo Mafra by Decision

Daniel Sarafian (7-2) vs. Richardson Moreira (3-0)

  • Daniel Sarafian by Decision

Francisco Drinaldo (10-1) vs. Charles Maicon (8-1)

  • Francisco Drinaldo by 1st rd. KO

Delson Heleno (23-6) vs. Gilberto Galvao (19-4-1)

  • Delson Heleno by Decision

Sergio Moraes (6-1) vs. Thiago Rela (3-1)

  • Sergio Moraes by 1st rd. Submission (Ankle Lock)

Cezar Ferreira (4-2) vs. Gustavo Sampaio (5-1)

  • Cezar Ferreira by 2nd rd. Submission (Guillotine)

Joao Paulo de Souza (8-4) vs. Thiago de Oliveira Perpetuo (8-1-1)

  • Thiago de Oliveira Perpetuo by Decision

Renee Forte (7-1) vs. Fabio Luiz Vital da Costa (9-0-1)

  • Renee Forte by Decision


Alexandre Ramos (5-0) vs. Hugo Viana (5-0)

  • Hugo Viana by 1st rd. KO

Giovanni da Silva Santos Jr. (10-1) vs. John Teixeira (13-0-1)

  • John Teixeira by 1st rd. Submission (Armbar)

Marcos Vinicius Borges Pancini (19-3-1) vs. Pedro Nobre (10-0-1)

  • Marcos Vinicius Borges Pancini by 1st rd. KO

Rodrigo Damm (9-5) vs. Fabricio Guerreiro (10-1)

  • Rodrigo Damm by 2nd rd. Submission (Neck Crank)

Rony Mariano Bezerra (10-3) vs. Dileno Lopes (8-0)

  • Rony Mariano Bezerra by 1st rd. TKO

Anistavio Medeiros (12-7) vs. Rafael Bueno (7-1)

  • Anistavio Medeiros by Decision

Wagner Campos (11-3) vs. Fernando Duarte Guerra (10-1)

  • Wagner Campos by Decision

Godofredo Pepey (8-0) vs. Johnny Goncalves (4-0)

  • Godofredo Pepey by 1sr rd. Submission (Armbar)

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