UFC Fight Night Fortaleza Results: Assuncao vs. Moraes II & Former UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo In Action

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Main Card (8pm EST., ESPN+)

#4 Marlon Moraes def. #3 Raphael Assuncao by submission via guillotine choke (3:17, R1)

#2 Jose Aldo def. #5 Renato Moicano by TKO via strikes (0:44, R2)

#8 Demian Maia def. Lyman Good by submission via rear naked choke (2:38, R1)

Charles Oliveira def. David Teymur by submission via d’arce choke (0:55, R2)

Johnny Walker def. Justin Ledet by TKO via strikes (0:15, R1)

Livia Renata Souza def. Sarah Frota by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (5pm EST., ESPN+)

Markus Perez def. Anthony Hernandez by submission via d’arce choke (1:07, R2)

#12 Mara Romero Borella def. Taila Santos by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Thiago Alves def. Max Griffin by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Jairzinho Rozenstruik def. Junior Albini by TKO via strikes (0:54, R2)

#12 (FlyW) Said Nurmagomedov def. Ricardo Ramos by TKO via strikes (2:28, R1)

Rogerio Bontorin def. #11 Magomed Bibulatov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Geraldo De Freitas def. Felipe Colares by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)


#11 Magomed Bibulatov vs. Rogerio Bontorin

Round One: The round begins with Bibulatov attacking Bontorin with a kick to the midsection, Bontorin puts Bibulatov against the cage wall after eating another body kick. Bibulatov scores a takedown on Bontorin and he gets the open guard, Bibulatov gets up and he allows Bontorin to stand as well. Bontorin comes forward and he nails Bibulatov with a multiple punch combination, Bibulatov scores another takedown and Bontorin sweeps him to get back control. Bontorin attacks Bibulatov with a few short range strikes, Bibulatov scrambles and he gets Bontorin in his full guard. Bibulatov scrambles to get the fight standing again, Bibulatov nails Bontorin with a right to the midsection followed by a body kick. Bontorin nails a swinging Bibulatov with a knee strike to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bontorin

Round Two: The round begins with Bibulatov barely catching Bontorin with a spinning back kick to the head, Bibulatov grabs Bontorin and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Bibulatov cracks Bontorin with an overhand right, Bibulatov again gets Bontorin against the cage wall. The fighters separate again and Bibulatov nails Bontorin with a front kick to the midsection, Bibulatov cracks Bontorin with a few rights to the midsection. Bontorin then cracks a swinging Bibulatov with a counter overhand left, Bibulatov responds by kicking Bontorin in the midsection. Bibulatov grabs Bontorin and gets him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown, Bontorin scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Bibulatov cracks Bontorin with a hook kick to the midsection, Bibulatov nails an incoming Bontorin with a side kick to the midsection as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Bibulatov attacking Bontorin with a kick to the midsection, Bibulatov charges forward and swings away at Bontorin. Bibulatov cracks a backing Bontorin with a few rights, Bibulatov cracks a ducking Bontorin with a knee strike to the head. Bontorin recovers and nails Bibulatov with a two punch combination, Bibulatov pops a swinging Bontorin with a counter right to the midsection. Bibulatov again nails Bontorin with a spinning heel kick to the midsection, Bibulatov grabs Bontorin and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange a few blows while in the clinch, the fighters separate and Bibulatov nails Bontorin with a side kick to the midsection. Bontorin grabs Bibulatov and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Bontorin attacks Bibulatov with a body kick. Bontorin scores a takedown on Bibulatov and he gets back control, Bontorin looks for the rear naked choke as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Rogerio Bontorin def. #11 Magomed Bibulatov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

#12 (FlyW) Said Nurmagomedov vs. Ricardo Ramos

Round One: The round begins with Nurmagomedov attacking Ramos with some leg kicks, Nurmagomedov looks for a high kick against Ramos. Nurmagomedov barely lands a spinning back fist against Ramos, Nurmagomedov then lands a spinning back kick to the midsection of Ramos. Nurmagomedov then goes for a roundhouse kick to the head of Ramos, Nurmagomedov continuously goes for spinning attacks against Ramos. Nurmagomedov rocks Ramos with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Nurmagomedov drops Ramos after a combination and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #12 (FlyW) Said Nurmagomedov def. Ricardo Ramos by TKO via strikes (2:28, R1)

Geraldo De Freitas vs. Felipe Colares

Round One: The round begins with De Freitas attacking Colares with a high kick, Colares starts attacking De Freitas with some leg kicks. De Freitas cracks Colares with a two punch combination, De Freitas nails Colares with some leg kicks of his own. De Freitas then nails Colares with a kick to the midsection, De Freitas grabs Colares and lands a few knee strikes. De Freitas rocks Colares with a wild right to the face, Colares scores a takedown on De Freitas and De Freitas gets up with Colares on his back. De Freitas shakes Colares off of his back and Colares gets back to his feet, Colares scores a takedown on De Freitas and he gets the full guard. De Freitas scrambles to his feet and he gets Colares against the cage wall, De Freitas scores a takedown on Colares and he gets the half guard. De Freitas transitions to side control against Colares, De Freitas rolls for an arm bar and Colares escapes to get top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for De Freitas

Round Two: The round begins with De Freitas attacking Colares with a kick to the midsection, De Freitas then pops Colares with a two punch combination. De Freitas rocks Colares with a punching combination followed by a high kick, Colares grabs De Freitas and gets him against the cage wall. De Freitas scores a takedown on Colares and he gets the half guard, De Freitas advances to the full mount against Colares. De Freitas transitions to back control against Colares after landing a few strikes, Colares shakes De Freitas off of him to get top position on the ground. Colares moves to the half guard position against De Freitas, De Freitas eventually gets Colares back into his full guard. De Freitas scrambles to his feet and he gets Colares against the cage wall, De Freitas scores a takedown on Colares and Colares gets right back up. The fighters separate and De Freitas gets another takedown on Colares as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with De Freitas attacking Colares with some leg kicks, Colares comes forward and he takes a few swings at De Freitas. De Freitas scores a takedown on Colares after landing a three punch combination, Colares gets back up and De Freitas gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and De Freitas lands a few strikes on Colares, De Freitas nails Colares with a four punch combination before scoring another takedown. De Freitas transitions to full mount against Colares, Colares scrambles to his feet and De Freitas gets him against the cage wall. De Freitas lands another combination before scoring another takedown on Colares, Colares gets back up and he gets De Freitas against the cage wall. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for De Freitas (Final Score: 30-27 for De Freitas)

Official Result: Geraldo De Freitas def. Felipe Colares by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

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