UFC Fight Night 119 takes place at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The main card will air on FS1 following prelims on FS2 and UFC Fight Pass. Yesterday all fighters made weight without incident.
In the main event, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida took on Derek Brunson in a middleweight bout. A perfectly place left hook followed by a flurry of punches on the mat allowed Brunson to record a knockout victory over the Brazilian. The crowd fell completely silent as Brunson stood up and celebrated his win.
Also, former middleweight and weterweight title contender Demian Maia took on rising star, Colby Covington. Covington vowed to retire Maia in his native country of Brazil. Not only did Covington decisively beat Maia, he got on the mic and called Brazil a “dump.” Covington then had to be rushed out of the arena as fans began to throw items at him.
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 119 RESULTS BELOW:
MAIN CARD (FS1, 10 p.m. ET)
Derek Brunson defeated Lyoto Machida via knockout – Round 1, 2:30
Colby Covington defeated Demian Maia via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Pedro Munhoz defeated Rob Font via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 4:03
Francisco Trinaldo defeated Jim Miller via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Thiago “Marreta” Santos defeated Jack Hermansson via TKO – Round 1, 4:59
John Lineker defeated Marlon Vera via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FS2, 8 p.m. ET)
Vicente Luque defeated Niko Price via submission (D’Arce choke) – Round 2, 4:08
Antonio Carlos Junior defeated Jack Marshman via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:30
Jared Gordon defeated Hacran Dias via unanimous decision (29-26, 29-27, 30-26)
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos defeated Max Griffin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)
Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Jarred Brooks via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
Marcelo Golm defeated Christian Colombo via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:08