UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo Results: Lyoto Machida Returns & Colby Covington vs. Demian Maia In The Co-Main

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

#7 Derek Brunson def. Lyoto Machida by KO via strikes (2:30, R1)

#7 Colby Covington def. #3 Demian Maia by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-27, 30-26)

#12 Pedro Munhoz def. #13 Rob Font by submission via guillotine choke (4:03, R1)

Francisco Trinaldo def. Jim Miller by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#15 Thiago Santos def. Jack Hermansson by TKO via strikes (4:59, R1)

#5 John Lineker def. Marlon Vera by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., Fox Sports 2)

Vincente Luque def. Niko Price by submission via d’arce choke (4:08, R2)

Antonio Carlos Jr. def. Jack Marshman by submission via rear naked choke (4:30, R1)

Jared Gordon def Hacran Dias by unanimous decision (29-26, 29-27, 30-26)

Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos def. Max Griffin by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Deiveson Figueiredo def. Jarred Brooks by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 28-29)

Marcelo Golm def. Christian Colombo by submission via rear naked choke (2:08, R1)


Round By Round Recap

Marcelo Golm vs. Christian Colombo

Round One: The round begins with Golm nailing Colombo with a two punch combination, Golm mauls Colombo with a huge punching combination that rocks him. Golm grabs Colombo and he holds him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown, Golm gets the full mount and he attacks Colombo with strikes. Golm transitions to back control against Colombo, Golm attacks Colombo with more ground and pound. Golm locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Marcelo Golm def. Christian Colombo by submission via rear naked choke (2:08, R1)

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Jarred Brooks

Round One: The round begins with Figueiredo attempting a spinning heel kick against Brooks, Figueiredo catches Brooks with knee strikes while in the clinch. Figueiredo holds Brooks against the cage wall as the two exchange knee strikes, Brooks scores a takedown on Figueiredo and he gets the full guard. Brooks starts attacking Figueiredo with some ground and pound, Figueiredo scrambles to get the fight standing and Brooks nails him with a knee strike. Brooks scores another takedown on Figueiredo and he gets the open guard, Brooks catches Figueiredo with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Brooks

Round Two: The round begins with Brooks nailing a swinging Figueiredo with a punching combination, Figueiredo grabs Brooks and they separate after a short time. Figueiredo starts catching Brooks with a straight left and straight right, Brooks scores a takedown and he escapes a guillotine choke to get top position on Figueiredo. Figueiredo causes a scramble to get the fight standing again, Figueiredo comes forward and he nails Brooks with a right followed by an uppercut. Brooks scores a takedown and Figueiredo catches him in another guillotine choke, Brooks escapes the choke to get top position on Figueiredo. Brooks attacks Figueiredo with some ground and pound, Figueiredo scrambles to his feet and the referee stops the fight for an accidental shorts grab from Brooks. The fighters are standing and Figueiredo pot shots Brooks as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Brooks scoring a takedown and Figueiredo catches him in a guillotine choke, Brooks escapes the choke and Figueiredo scrambles to his feet. Brooks scores another takedown and Figueiredo gets right back up, Brooks holds Figueiredo against the cage wall before scoring another takedown and Figueiredo gets right back up. Figueiredo drops for a kimura and Brooks escapes to get top position, Figueiredo scrambles to his feet and he rocks Brooks with a standing elbow strike. Figueiredo chases Brooks around the cage while landing an uppercut, Brooks starts swinging wildly at Figueiredo. Brooks catches a jabbing Figueiredo with a counter left hook, Figueiredo catches Brooks with a few left uppercuts. Brooks scores a takedown and Figueiredo catches him in a guillotine choke as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Deiveson Figueiredo def. Jarred Brooks by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 28-29)

Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos vs. Max Griffin

Round One: The round begins with Dos Santos attacking Griffin with some leg kicks, Griffin tries hitting Dos Santos with a few rights. The fighters attempt flying knee strikes at the same time and both miss, Griffin catches a jabbing Dos Santos with a counter right hook. Dos Santos responds by landing a counter right of his own against Griffin, Dos Santos grabs Griffin and he holds him against the cage wall for a short time. Dos Santos continues catching a swinging Griffin with counter rights, Dos Santos attacks a ducking Griffin with a head kick. Griffin drops a swinging Dos Santos with a counter right and he gets top position on the ground, Dos Santos scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing. Dos Santos rocks Griffin during a wild striking exchange, Dos Santos grounds Griffin and he attacks him with a plethora of strikes. Griffin scrambles to his feet and he eats a ton of strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Dos Santos

Round Two: The round begins with Dos Santos attacking Griffin with a variety of kicks, Dos Santos comes forward and he swings away at Griffin. Griffin starts catching Dos Santos with some rights, Dos Santos cracks Griffin with a looping left hook to the chin. Griffin cracks Dos Santos with a pair of rights to the face, Griffin drops Dos Santos with a two punch combination. Dos Santos scrambles to his feet and Griffin holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Griffin lands another right on Dos Santos. Dos Santos starts hunting for the takedown against Griffin, Griffin backs up Dos Santos by throwing a punching combination. Dos Santos catches Griffin with a punching combination before holding him against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Griffin (Overall Score: 19-18 for Dos Santos)

Round Three: The round begins with Dos Santos attacking Griffin with some leg kicks, Dos Santos barely lands a spinning back kick against Griffin. Griffin comes forward and he swings away at Dos Santos, Dos Santos then pops Griffin with a straight right. Griffin comes forward and he stuns Dos Santos with a multiple punch combination, Dos Santos eats a kick as he nails Griffin with a right. Dos Santos starts catching Griffin with some kicks to the midsection, Dos Santos rocks Griffin with a multiple punch combination. Dos Santos clinches and attacks Griffin with some knee strikes, Dos Santos continues charging forward and throwing at Griffin. Dos Santos clobbers a swinging Griffin with a counter right followed by a body shot, Dos Santos holds Griffin against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dos Santos (Final Score: 29-27 for Dos Santos)

Official Result: Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos def. Max Griffin by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-28)

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