UFC Fight Night 77 Sao Paulo Full Results


The UFC made a return to Sao Paulo in Brazil last night for what was deemed a ‘Rubber Match’ between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson, this time set at Middleweight (185 lbs).  It was, as expected though, another win for Vitor Belfort and within the two-minute mark via a well executed head kick which set up the final array of punches to call time on the trilogy.

UFC Fight Night 77 Sao Paulo

Full Results:

Main Card BT Sports & FS1

Vitor Belfort  Def  Dan Henderson Via KO (Strikes & Punches) 2 mins 07 secs Round One

Glover Teixeira  Def  Patrick Cummins Via TKO (punches) 1 min 12 secs Round Two

Thomas Almeida Def  Anthony Birchak Via KO (punch) 4 mins 24 secs Round One

Alex Oliveira Def Piotr Hallmann Via KO (punch) 0.53 secs Round Three

Rashid Magomedov Def Gilbert Burns Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Corey Anderson  Def Fabio Maldonado Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Preliminary Card BT Sports & FS1

Gleison Tibau Def  Abel Trujillo Via RNC  1 min 45 secs Round One

Johnny Case Def Yan Calbral Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

Thiago Tavares Def Clay Guida Via Guillotine Choke 0.39 secs Round One

Chas Skelly Def  Kevin Souza Via RNC 1 min 56 secs Round Two

Preliminary Card Fight Pass

Viscardi Andrade Def  Gasan Umalatov Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 29-28

Jimmie Rivera Def Pedro Munhoz via Split Decision 29-28, 28-29, 29-28

Matheus Nicola Def  Bruno Korea  Via Guillotine  3 mins 27 sec Round 3

BONUSES

POTN

Vitor Belfort

Thomas Almeida

Alex Oliveira

Thiago Tavares

UFC Fight Night 77 Sao Paulo Weigh-in results: Dan Henderson 186 lbs Vitor Belfort 185 lbs


UFC will be in Sao Paulo, Brazil tomorrow night in which the main event features a rubber match between Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort, this time at middleweight (185 lbs).

Patrick Cummins vs Glover Teixeira UFC Fight NIght 77 Sao Paulo

In the co-main event we have a light heavyweight bout (205 lbs) between Patrick Cummins and Glover Teixeira, whilst bantamweight prospect Thomas Almeida faces Anthony Birchak.  Also returning to action after a long lay off due to injury is Blackzilians fighter Abel Trujillo in a lightweight (155 lbs) bout with Gleison Tibau.

Abel Trujillo UFC Fight NIght 77 Sao Paulo

Before the fights can go ahead, it is of course the all important weigh-ins first.

Here are the full weigh-in results:

Main Card  BT Sports & FS1

Vitor Belfort 185 lbs vs Dan Henderson 186 lbs

Patrick Cummins 206 lbs vs Glover Teixeira 206 lbs

Thomas Almeida 135 lbs vs Anthony Birchak 136 lbs

Piotr Hallmann 155 lbs vs Alex Oliveira 156 lbs

Gilbert Burns 156 lbsvs Rashid Magomedov 155 lbs

Corey Anderson 205 lbs vs Fabio Maldonado 205 lbs

Preliminary Card  BT Sports & FS1

Gleison Tibau 155 lbs vs Abel Trujillo 156 lbs

Yan Cabral 156 lbs vs Johnny Case 156 lbs

Clay Guida 146 lbs vs Thiago Tavares 146 lbs

Chas Skelly 146 lbs vs Kevin Souza 146 lbs

Preliminary Card Fight Pass

Viscardi Andrade 170 lbs vs Gasan Umalatov 170 lbs

Pedro Munhoz 135 lbs vs Jimmie Rivera 136 lbs

Bruno Korea 134 lbs vs Matheus Nicolau 135 lbs

‘Mr Wonderful’ Phil Davis Joins Bellator MMA


Bellator MMA signed sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal, who had this to say about his signing:

“I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone. I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever fight in MMA and I’m excited to get in there and compete at my new home.”

Phil Davis signing his new Bellator contract
Phil Davis signing his new Bellator contract

Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Phil attended college close to home at Penn State University, where he became a four-time NCAA Division I All-American wrestler for the Nittany Lions.

Davis had his first professional MMA fight in 2008 and accrued nine wins in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, including victories against the likes of Antônio Rogério Nogueira, Lyoto Machida, Alexander Gustafsson, Brian Stann and Glover Teixeira.

A member of Alliance MMA in San Diego, Calif., where he trains alongside Bellator stars like Michael Chandler and Joey Beltran, “Mr. Wonderful” joins the promotions Light Heavyweight division, which is currently upheld by British champion Liam McGeary.

“Phil is a world-class Mixed Martial Artist and we are very happy to be adding him to our roster of some of the best Light Heavyweights in the world,” said the promotion’s president, Scott Coker.  “Bellator remains fully committed to building its world-class roster by signing top free agents like Davis, as well as grooming up-and-coming stars. We’ve got some amazing matchups in mind for ‘Mr. Wonderful’ that we will be announcing in the weeks to come.”

Bellator MMA Tweet

Bellator’s Light Heavyweight division is one of the deepest in the promotion, with stars like British champion Liam McGeary, Tito Ortiz, “King Mo” Lawal, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Emanuel Newton and  Linton Vassell.

*Ranking according to http://www.sherdog.com

[Press Release]

UFC172 WEIGH-IN RESULTS AND PICTURES


Friday April 25th it was time for UFC172 Weigh-In time, everything ran smoothly bar the only slip up coming from Joe Rogan announcing the wrong fighters, but hey we can forgive him – its UFC172 Weigh-in time.

FIGHT PASS PRELIM 

Chris Beal 135lb  vs  Partick Williams 135lb

PRELIMS

Danny Castillo 156lb  vs   Charlie Brenneman 155.5lb

Jessamyn Dyke 135.5lb vs  Bethe Correia 135lb

jess face off

Isaac Vallie-Flagg 155.5lb  vs  Takanori Gomi 155.5lb

Timothy Elliott 125.5lb  vs   Joseph Benevidez 123.5lb

MAIN CARD 

Max Holloway 145lb  vs  Andre Fili 145lb

Yancy Medeiros 155.5lb  vs  Jim Miller 155lb

Luke Rockhold 185.5lb  vs  Tim Boetsch 185.5lb

Anthony Johnson 205lb  vs  Phil Davis 205.5lb

Glover Teixeira 205lb  vs  Jon Jones 205lb

Jon Jones face off

 

 

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