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+)

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#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)

Junior Albini vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Albini grabs Rozenstruik and gets him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown. Albini transitions to side control against Rozenstruik, Albini then advances to full mount against Rozenstruik. Rozenstruik scrambles to get the fight standing and Albini gets him against the cage wall, Albini scores another takedown on Rozenstruik and he gets back control. Rozenstruik shakes Albini off of him and he gets top position on the ground, Rozenstruik stands up and he allows Albini to stand as well. Albini then hits Rozenstruik with a three punch combination before getting him against the cage wall, the referee separates the fighters and Albini kicks Rozenstruik in the midsection. Albini again gets a swinging Rozenstruik against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes before separating. Rozenstruik nails Albini with a two punch combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Albini

Round Two: The round begins with Albini attacking Rozenstruik with some leg kicks, Rozenstruik drops Albini with a multiple punch combination followed by a head kick and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

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

Max Griffin vs. Thiago Alves

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Alves attacks Griffin with a variety of kicks. Alves starts nailing Griffin with some leg kicks, Griffin assaults Alves with a huge striking combination. Alves swings back and lands a few shots against an incoming Griffin, Griffin catches a swinging Alves with a few counter rights. Griffin nails Alves with rights to the midsection followed by a knee strike, Alves catches a swinging Griffin with a counter left. Alves then cracks Griffin with a straight right, Griffin hits an incoming Alves with a front kick to the midsection. Alves hits a swinging Griffin with a counter overhand right, Griffin comes forward to hit Alves with a left to the midsection.Griffin drops Alves with a combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Griffin

Round Two: The round begins with Griffin peppering Alves with some jabs, Alves looks to hit Griffin with counter strikes. Alves goes back to attacking Griffin with some leg kicks, Griffin nails a swinging Alves with a counter knee strike. Alves comes forward and he takes some swings at Griffin, Griffin then nails Alves with a series of rights. Alves trips up Griffin before swinging away at him as hje stands up, Alves nails Griffin with a body kick before eating a right. Alves rocks a swinging Griffin with a huge combination, Griffin grabs Alves and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Griffin gets Alves against the cage wall again, Griffin lands a combination as the fighters separate. Alves stuns Griffin again with a multiple punch combination, Alves nails Griffin with a kick to the midsection. Alves swings away at Griffin as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Alves charging forward and he swings away at Griffin, Alves goes back to attacking Griffin with some leg kicks. Alves backs up Griffin while landing a kick to the midsection, Alves gets Griffin against the cage wall after landing a right. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch, Alves goes for a spinning elbow strike after separating from Griffin. Griffin scores a takedown and Alves gets right back up, Griffin scores another takedown on Alves and he gets the full mount. Alves scrambles and he gets Griffin in the half guard position, Alves scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing and Griffin drags him back to the ground. Alves gets back up and Griffin gets him against the cage wall, Griffin throws a few knee strikes as the fighters separate. Alves swings away at Griffin before landing a kick to the midsection, the fighters clinch and exchange some strikes. Griffin drops for a kimura and Alves escapes, Griffin keeps Alves grounded and Alves scrambles to his feet as the round ends.

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

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

#12 Mara Romero Borella vs. Taila Santos

Round One: The round begins with Santos attacking Borella with some leg kicks, the fighters clinch and exchange a few strikes. Santos spins Borella into the cage wall while landing some knee strikes, Santos scores a takedown on Borella and she gets back control. Borella gets up and Santos remains on her back, Borella shakes Santos off of her back and the fighters separate. Borella scores a takedown on Santos and she gets side control, Borella attacks Santos with some ground and pound. Borella briefly postures up before getting the half guard on Santos, Borella attacks Santos with more strikes. Santos eventually gets Borella in her full guard, Borella postures up again and lands a few more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Borella

Round Two: The round begins with Borella nailing Santos with a two punch combination, Borella grabs Santos and gets her against the cage wall. Borella scores a takedown on Santos and Santos gets right back up, Santos nails Borella with a knee strike to the midsection. Santos spins Borella into the cage wall while landing more knee strikes, Borella spins Santos back into the cage wall while eating more knee strikes. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Borella getting Santos against the cage wall. Santos nails Borella with a kick as they separate, Borella again gets Santos up against the cage wall until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Santos attacking Borella with a variety of kicks, Santos then hits Borella with a right to the midsection. Borella starts attacking Santos with some leg kicks, Borella nails Santos with a knee strike while controlling her head. Santos hits a swinging Borella with a short counter left, Santos cracks Borella with a kick to the midsection followed by a right. Santos attacks Borella with some leg kicks of her own, Santos backs Borella up while landing a punching combination. Borella goes for a takedown and Santos nails her with a right, Borella continuously hunts for takedowns against Santos. Santos cracks Borella with a few more strikes as the round ends.

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

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

Markus Perez vs. Anthony Hernandez

Round One: The round begins with Perez attacking Hernandez with some leg kicks, Hernandez charges at Perez while swinging away at him. Perez grabs Hernandez and gets him up against the cage wall, Perez scores a takedown on Hernandez and Hernandez gets back up. Hernandez nails Perez with an elbow strike as they separate, Hernandez grabs Perez and gets him against the cage wall before separating. Hernandez attempts a head kick against a backing Perez, Perez lands a multiple punch combination on a backing Hernandez. Perez then pops Hernandez with an overhand left, Hernandez charges at Perez while swinging away at him. Hernandez gets Perez against the cage wall after landing a combination, Perez goes for a jumping knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hernandez

Round Two: The round begins with Perez rocking Hernandez with a kick to the midsection, Hernandez goes for a takedown and Perez winds up getting back control. Hernandez scrambles to his feet and Perez catches him in a standing d’arce choke, Perez drags Hernandez to the ground and a tap out follows.

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

Livia Renata Souza vs. Sarah Frota

Round One: The round begins with Souza attacking Frota with some leg kicks, Frota starts taking some swings at Souza. Souza scores a takedown on Frota and Frota scrambles to her feet, Souza goes for a guillotine choke and Frota escapes to get top position on the ground. Souza attacks Frota with strikes while on her back, Frota also attacks Souza with some ground and pound. Souza rolls for an arm bar and Frota escapes to get the fight standing again, Souza and Frota exchange some rights. Souza goes for a takedown and Frota gets her against the cage wall, Frota goes for a guillotine choke and Souza escapes to get top position on the ground. Souza attacks Frota with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Souza

Round Two: The round begins with Souza attacking Frota with some leg kicks, Frota and Souza swing away at each other. Frota rocks a swinging Souza with a counter left hook, Souza eats a right before scoring a takedown on Frota. Souza attacks Frota with a few short range strikes, the referee stands up the fighters for some inactivity. The action resumes with Souza scoring another takedown on Frota and she lands a few strikes afterwards, Souza gets up and she allows Frota to stand as well. Frota nails an incoming Souza with a punching combination, Frota grabs Souza and gets her against the cage wall while landing knee strikes. Frota then cracks Souza with a left as they separate, Souza scores a takedown on Frota and she gets back control. Souza attacks Frota with ground and pound, Souza goes for a rear naked choke as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Souza attacking Frota with some leg kicks, Frota comes forward and she swings away at Souza. Souza pulls guard and she drags Frota to the ground, Frota attacks Souza with some ground and pound. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Frota attacking Souza with a high kick. Frota charges forward and she swings away against Souza, Souza falls to her back and Frota attacks her with some leg kicks while standing. The referee eventually stands up Souza due to a lack of activity from the fighters, Souza cracks Frota with a few rights. Frota rocks Souza with a pair of lefts to the head, Souza kicks Frota in the midsection as the round ends.

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

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

Johnny Walker vs. Justin Ledet

Round One: The round begins with Ledet attacking Walker with some jabs, Walker destroys Ledet with a hook kick followed by a spinning back fist. Walker pounces on a downed Ledet with strikes until the referee jumps in.

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

Charles Oliveira vs. David Teymur

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging leg kicks, Teymur accidentally pokes Oliveira in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Teymur, the action resumes with the fighters taking a few swings at each other. The fight is halted momentarily again and the action resumes with Oliveira swinging away at Teymur, Teymur drops a kicking Oliveira with a counter left. Teymur gets top position against Oliveira on the ground before standing up, Oliveira gets up as Teymur kicks away at him. Oliveira attacks a backing Teymur with a front kick, Oliveira scores a takedown on Teymur and he gets back control. Teymur scrambles and gets back to his feet to get the fight standing, Oliveira attacks Teymur with a jumping knee strike to the head, Oliveira then stuns Teymur with a straight right. Oliveira again nails Teymur with a leaping knee strike to the head, Teymur hits Oliveira with a few lefts to the midsection. Teymur swings away at Oliveira as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 9-9 for Teymur

Round Two: The round begins with Oliveira attacking Teymur with a high kick attempt, Teymur nails Oliveira with kicks to the midsection. Oliveira rocks Teymur with an elbow strike to the head, Oliveira assaults Teymur with a plethora of unanswered strikes. Oliveira drags Teymur to the ground and applies a d’arce choke to force a tap out.

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

#8 Demian Maia vs. Lyman Good

Round One: The round begins with Maia quickly getting Good against the cage wall, Maia scores a takedown on Good and he gets right back up. Maia jumps on the back of a standing Good and he peppers him with some short range strikes, Maia locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

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

#2 Jose Aldo vs. #5 Renato Moicano

Round One: The round begins with Moicano attempting a front kick against Aldo, Moicano goes for a spinning back kick against Aldo. Aldo comes forward and he peppers Moicano with a few jabs, Aldo starts attacking Moicano with some leg kicks. Aldo cracks Moicano with a left hook after landing more kicks, Moicano goes for high kicks against Aldo. Moicano starts going after Aldo with a variety of kicks, Aldo attacks the midsection of Moicano with some lefts. Moicano and Aldo have a brief striking exchange, Moicano and Aldo exchange some lefts hooks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Aldo

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Aldo rocks Moicano with a multiple punch combination. Aldo continues leveling Moicano with a ton of unanswered strikes and the referee jumps in.

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

#3 Raphael Assuncao vs. #4 Marlon Moraes

Round One: The round begins with Moraes attacking Assuncao with some leg kicks, Assuncao attempts a spinning back kick against Moraes. The fighters take turns peppering each other with jabs, Moraes drops Assuncao with a pair of right hooks. Moraes gets the half guard against a downed Assuncao, Assuncao quickly gets Moraes into the full guard. Moraes regains half guard while nailing Assuncao with ground and pound, Moraes gets Assuncao in a guillotine choke and a tap out follows.

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

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