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Main Card (10:30pm EST., Fox Sports 1)
#12 (MW) Thiago Santos def. Eryk Anders by TKO via fighter retirement (5:00, R3)
#14 Alex Oliveira def. Carlo Pedersoli Jr. by KO via strikes (0:39, R1)
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira def. #15 Sam Alvey by KO via strikes (1:00, R2)
Andre Ewell def. Renan Barao by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
#13 Randa Markos fought Marina Rodriguez to a majority draw (29-28, 28-28, 28-28)
Preliminary Card (8:30pm EST., Fox Sports 2)
Charles Oliveira def. Christos Giagos by submission via rear naked choke (3:22, R2)
Francisco Trinaldo def. Evan Dunham by KO via knee strike (4:10, R2)
Ryan Spann def. Luis Henrique by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Augusto Sakai def. Chase Sherman by TKO via strikes (4:03, R3)
Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)
Livinha Souza def. Alex Chambers by submission via guillotine choke (1:21, R1)
#15 Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos def. Luigi Vendramini by KO via flying knee strike (1:20, R2)
Thales Leites def. Hector Lombard by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Sergio Moraes def. Ben Saunders by submission via arm triangle choke (4:42, R2)
Mayra Bueno Silva def. Gillian Robertson by submission via arm bar (4:55, R1)
Livinha Souza vs. Alex Chambers
Round One: The round begins with Souza attacking Chambers with some leg kicks before landing a right, Souza backs Chambers into the cage wall while landing a combination. Souza scores a takedown on Chambers and she gets the half guard, Souza gains the full mount and she applies the guillotine choke to force a tap out.
Official Result: Livinha Souza def. Alex Chambers by submission via guillotine choke (1:21, R1)
#15 Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos vs. Luigi Vendramini
Round One: The round begins with Vendramini looking for a takedown and Dos Santos catches him in a Peruvian neck tie, Vendramini scrambles to his feet and he gets Dos Santos against the cage wall. Vendramini jumps on the back of a standing Dos Santos, Vendramini goes for the rear naked choke and Dos Santos defends it while falling to the ground. Dos Santos again gets up with Vendramini staying on his back, Dos Santos shakes Vendramini off his back and both fighters are standing. Dos Santos backs up Vendramini while attacking him with a few kicks, Dos Santos catches Vendramini with a kick to the midsection. Dos Santos attacks a kicking Vendramini with a series of rights as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dos Santos
Round Two: The round begins with Vendramini attacking Dos Santos with some leg kicks, Vendramini starts hunting for takedowns against Dos Santos. Dos Santos destroys Vendramini with a flying knee strike and he nails him with a few more strikes as Vendramini goes out cold.
Official Result: #15 Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos def. Luigi Vendramini by KO via flying knee strike (1:20, R2)
Thales Leites vs. Hector Lombard
Round One: The round begins with Leites looking for high kicks against Lombard, Lombard starts hitting Leites with some leg kicks. Lombard occasionally charges at Leites while swinging away at him, Leites pops a kicking Lombard with a counter right. The fighters follow each other around the cage while taking some swings at each other, Lombard kicks away at Leites as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lombard
Round Two: The round begins with Lombard nailing a swinging Leites with a counter right, Lombard goes right back to nailing Leites with leg kicks. Leites scores a takedown on a kicking Lombard and Lombard gets right back up, Leites starts hitting Lombard with some leg kicks and a right. Leites comes forward and he attacks Lombard with two punch combinations, Leites and Lombard get into a brief striking exchange near the cage wall. Leites drags Lombard to the ground and Lombard gets top position, Lombard stands back up and gets Leites against the cage wall. Leites attacks Lombard with a few knee strikes before separating, Leites looks for a high kick as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lombard (Overall Score:20-18 for Lombard)
Round Three: The round begins with Leites immediately hunting for takedowns against Lombard, Lombard goes right back to nailing Leites with leg kicks. Lombard backs Leites into the cage wall while landing a few strikes, Leites grabs Lombard and he nails him with multiple knee strikes. Leites then kicks Lombard in the midsection, Lombard then nails a swinging Leites with a counter right hook. Leites rocks a swinging Lombard with a straight right, Leites starts hitting Lombard with leg kicks of his own. Leites starts attacking Lombard with some punching combinations, Lombard grabs Leites and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Leites scores a takedown on Lombard as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Leites (Final Score: 29-28 for Lombard)
Official Result: Thales Leites def. Hector Lombard by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
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