UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo 2018 Results: Thiago Santos & Eryk Anders Headline, Charles Oliveira Breaks Recird

#14 Alex Oliveira vs. Carlo Pedersoli Jr.

Round One: The round begins with Oliveira kicking Pedersoli Jr in the midsection, Oliveira drops a swinging Pedersoli Jr with a counter right. Oliveira pounces on Pedersoli Jr with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #14 Alex Oliveira def. Carlo Pedersoli Jr. by KO via strikes (0:39, R1)

#12 (MW) Thiago Santos vs. Eryk Anders

Round One: The round begins with Anders attacking Santos with a left, Anders scores a takedown on a kicking Santos. Santos gets back up and he scores a takedown on Anders while landing a few strikes, Anders gets up and he gets Santos against the cage wall. Anders tries pulling guard and he winds up getting Santos back against the cage wall, Anders nails Santos with a knee strike to the face. Santos responds by nailing Anders with a few knee strikes before separating, Santos then cracks Anders with a left. Anders avoids the kicks from Santos to land a left to the midsection, Anders gets Santos back against the cage wall while exchanging knee strikes. Anders scores a takedown and Santos gets right back up, Santos comes forward and he attacks Anders with lefts. Anders attempts a few high kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Santos

Round Two: The round begins with Santos kicking Anders in the midsection, Anders gets Santos against the cage wall after a brief striking exchange. Santos scores a takedown on Anders and he gets the open guard, Santos attacks Anders with ground and pound before posturing up. Santos returns to the open guard of Anders while landing a few more strikes, Santos transitions to the half guard against Anders. Anders scrambles to his feet and Santos nails him with a huge punching combination, Anders backs up Santos while landing a three strike combination. Santos responds by kicking Anders in the midsection, Anders pops a kicking Santos with a counter left hook. Santos charges at Anders while swinging wildly at him, Santos accidentally pokes Anders in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Anders scoring a takedown on a swinging Santos as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Santos attacking Anders with some leg kicks, Anders nails a kicking Santos with a counter left. Anders scores a takedown on Santos and he gets the half guard, Anders transitions to back control against Santos. Santos scrambles to get free and he gets Anders against the cage wall before separating, Santos charges at Anders while swinging wildly at him. Santos and Anders have a wild striking exchange near the cage wall, Anders grabs Santos and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Santos nails Anders with a knee strike to the midsection, Anders scores another takedown on Santos and he gets the half guard. Santos scrambles to his feet and Anders gets him against the cage wall, Anders scores another takedown and Santos attacks him with elbow strikes before getting up. Anders looks for a takedown and Santos destroys him with strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Anders (Overall Score: 29-28 for Anders)

In between rounds, Eryk Anders couldn’t make it to his corner and the referee waves off the fight.

Official Result: #12 (MW) Thiago Santos def. Eryk Anders by TKO via fighter retirement (5:00, R3)

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