UFC Fort Lauderdale results - Jacare vs. Hermansson

UFC Fort Lauderdale results – Jacare vs. Hermansson

The UFC is in the “Sunshine” State of Florida for UFC on ESPN+ 8, also known as UFC Fort Lauderdale.  The fight card takes place at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, and begins at 5:30 pm ET on ESPN 2.

Tonight’s main event was a middleweight matchup between Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza and Jack Hermansson. Hermansson stepped in on several weeks notice after Yoel Romero was forced to withdraw.

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UFC Fort Lauderdale results below:

MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 9 p.m. ET)
Jack Hermansson defeated Ronaldo Souza via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)
Greg Hardy defeated Dmitrii Smoliakov via TKO – Round 1, 2:15
Mike Perry defeated Alex Oliveira via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Glover Teixeira defeated Ion Cutelaba via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:37
Cory Sandhagen defeated John Lineker via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Roosevelt Roberts defeated Thomas Gifford via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET)
Takashi Sato defeated Ben Saunders via TKO – Round 2, 1:18
Augusto Sakai defeated Andrei Arlovski via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Carla Esparza defeated Virna Jandiroba via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Gilbert Burns defeated Mike Davis via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:15

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN2, 5:30 p.m. ET)
Jim Miller defeated Jason Gonzalez via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:12
Angela Hill defeated Jodie Esquibel via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Dhiego Lima defeated Court McGee via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)