UFC Fight Night Fresno Results: Cub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega Headlines & Marlon Moraes Gets A Violent KO

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Main Card (10pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

#6 Brian Ortega def. #4 Cub Swanson by submission via jump guillotine choke (3:22, R2)

Gabriel Benitez def. #15 Jason Knight by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)

#7 Marlon Moraes def. #8 Aljamain Sterling by KO via knee strike (1:07, R1)

Scott Holtzman def. Darrell Horcher by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Eryk Anders def. Markus Perez by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25, 29-28)

Benito Lopez def. Albert Morales by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

#10 (BW) Alexis Davis def. #11 (BW) Liz Carmouche by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Andre Soukhamthath def. Luke Sanders by TKO via strikes (1:06, R2)

Alex Perez def. Carls John De Tomas by submission via d’arce choke (1:54, R2)

Frankie Saenz def. Merab Dvalishvlli by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Alejandro Perez def. Iuri Alcantara by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Davi Ramos def. Chris Gruetzemacher by submission via rear naked choke (0:50, R3)

Trevin Giles def. Antonio Braga Neto by TKO via strikes (2:27, R3)


Antonio Braga Neto vs. Trevin Giles

Round One: The round begins with Giles nailing Neto with a multiple punch combination, Neto starts hunting for takedowns against Giles. Neto eats a few jabs as he attacks Giles with leg kicks, Giles backs up Neto with a four punch combination. Giles then pops Neto with a right to the midsection, Neto grabs a swinging Giles and he gets him against the cage wall. Neto scores a takedown on Giles and he gets the half guard, Neto starts attacking Giles with some ground and pound. Neto also attacks Giles with a few knee strikes to the midsection before gaining full mount, Giles backs to the cage wall and Neto gets half guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Neto

Round Two: The round begins with Neto attacking Giles with some leg kicks, Neto barely connects with a front kick to the face of Giles. Giles starts attacking Neto with some punching combinations, Giles uses his jab to keep Neto at a distance. Giles then pops Neto with a straight right to the face, Giles also starts landing his own leg kicks against Neto. Giles then pops Neto with a right to the midsection, Giles rocks Neto with a two punch combo followed by a right. Neto tries catching a swinging Giles with counter strikes, Giles jabs away at Neto before landing a left hook. Giles swings away at Neto as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Giles (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Giles instantly jabbing away at Neto, Neto backs Giles into the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Neto scores a takedown on Giles and Giles scrambles right back up, Giles then cracks Neto with an overhand right. Neto backs up and Giles nails him with a straight right, Giles comes forward and he swings away at Neto. Giles drops Neto with a pair of rights and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Trevin Giles def. Antonio Braga Neto by TKO via strikes (2:27, R3)

Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Davi Ramos

Round One: The round begins with the fighters just swinging away at each other, Ramos attacks Gruetzemacher with a few knee strikes. Gruetzemacher starts attacking Ramos with some leg kicks, Ramos goes for a takedown and Gruetzemacher gets top position while landing strikes. Ramos scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Ramos then catches Gruetzemacher with a two punch combination. Ramos connects with a flying knee strike against Gruetzemacher, Ramos eats a kick to the midsection before scoring a takedown on Gruetzemacher. Ramos starts attacking Gruetzemacher with some ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ramos

Round Two: The round begins with Gruetzemacher attacking Ramos with some leg kicks, Ramos charges at Gruetzemacher while landing a punching combination. Ramos briefly drops Gruetzemacher with a right, Ramos scores a takedown on Gruetzemacher and he gets the open guard. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Gruetzemacher attempting a head kick against Ramos. Ramos catches a swinging Gruetzemacher with a counter strike combo of his own, Ramos goes for a takedown and Gruetzemacher nails him with a knee strike. Gruetzemacher backs Ramos into the cage wall after landing a straight right, Gruetzemacher causes Ramos to stumble by landing leg kicks. Ramos scores a takedown on Gruetzemacher and he gets the open guard, Gruetzemacher scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Ramos catches Gruetzemacher with some rights and a knee strike, Ramos comes forward to nail Gruetzemacher with a punching combination. Gruetzemacher rocks a swinging Ramos with a knee strike, Ramos scores another takedown on Gruetzemacher as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ramos (Overall Score: 20-18 for Ramos)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging wildly at each other, Ramos grabs Gruetzemacher and he holds him against the cage wall. Ramos scores a takedown on Gruetzemacher and he gets back control, Ramos locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Davi Ramos def. Chris Gruetzemacher by submission via rear naked choke (0:50, R3)

Alejandro Perez vs. Iuri Alcantara

Round One: The round begins with Alcantara attacking Perez with a high kick, Alcantara also starts popping Perez with some leg kicks. Alcantara comes forward and the fighters swing wildly at each other, Perez then attacks Alcantara with an overhand right. Perez comes forward and attacks Alcantara with a punching combination, Alcantara pops Perez with a few more kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scorres the round 10-9 for Alcantara

Round Two: The round begins with Perez attacking Alcantara with a punching combination, Perez briefly drops Alcantara with a leg kick. Perez starts attacking Alcantara with some more leg kicks, Alcantara attacks Perez with a high kick that gets blocked. Perez comes forward and he nails Alcantara with a right, Perez then hits Alcantara with a right to the midsection. Alcantara responds by cracking Perez with a straight right, Perez grabs an incoming Alcantara and he holds him against the cage wall for a short time. Alcantara comes forward and swings away at Perez, Perez catches Alcantara with a left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Perez (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Alcantara attacking Perez with a few front kicks, Alcantara also starts nailing Perez with some leg kicks. Perez then cracks Alcantara with a two punch combination, Alcantara cracks a swinging Perez with a counter left. Alcantara connects with a front kick to the midsection of Perez, Perez causes Alcantara to stumble by landing a left. Perez then connects with a kick to the midsection of Alcantara, Alcantara nails Perez with a left before both look for takedowns. Perez trips up Alcantara before they separate, Perez briefly drops a swinging Alcantara with a counter right. Alcantara then cracks Perez with a straight left followed by a right, Alcantara scores a takedown on Perez as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Alcantara (Final Score: 29-28 for Alcantara)

Official Result: Alejandro Perez def. Iuri Alcantara by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

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