UFC Brasilia will take place Saturday, March 14 from Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil. The event will proceed without fans in attendance due to recent restrictions enforced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The outbreak is global, with more than 127,000 cases and 4,700 deaths across more than 100 countries – numbers that are rapidly rising.
Fans and media will not be admitted to the event. Also, the card will be broadcast on linear ESPN cable, as well as ESPN Deportes and ESPN+, with the start time moved up to 3 p.m ET from 5 p.m. ET.
Lightweights Kevin Lee and Charles Oliveira will headline the UFC on ESPN+ 28 fight card. Lee missed weight for the contest yesterday and was fined 20 percent of his purse.
In the main preliminary bout, Jussier Formiga takes on Brandon Moreno at flyweight. Formiga believes that a big win over his opponent will set him up for a title shot.
UFC Brasilia results below:
MAIN CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
Charles Oliveira defeated Kevin Lee via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 0:28
Gilbert Burns defeated Demian Maia via TKO – Round 1, 2:34
Renato Moicano defeated Damir Hadzovic via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 0:44
Nikita Krylov defeated Johnny Walker via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Francisco Trinaldo defeated John Makdessi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 3 p.m. ET)
Brandon Moreno defeated Jussier Formiga via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Amanda Ribas defeated Randa Markos via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25, 30-25)
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos defeated Aleksei Kunchenko via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Enrique Barzola vs. Rani Yahya ruled a majority draw (29-28, 28-28, 28-28)
Maryna Moroz vs. Mayra Bueno Silva via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
David Dvorak defeated Bruno Silva via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Bea Malecki defeated Veronica Macedo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)