Miocic vs Werdum
Stipe Miocic came to Brazil for UFC 198 and knocked out Fabricio Werdum in the very first round for an upsetting victory against the crowd favorite. Werdum’s strategy of rushing into the fight seemed to play out in Miocic’s favor which led to his victory on the mat.
Souza vs Belfort
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza managed to get Victor Belfort down on the ground and get in a few good punches before Belfort eventually gets away. After about 20 sseconds Souza gets back on top of Belfort and ends the match within no time at all.
Justino vs Smith
In her first UFC match Cristian “Cyborg” Justino absolutely destroyed Leslie Smith with an assault of punches to end the match in only 1 minute and 21 seconds. Smith wasn’t too happy that the fight was called early but we believe the referee did the right thing.
Rua vs Anderson
The match between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Corey Anderson was insanely close but Rua did manage to claim victory in a split decision. The main reason that Rua won this fight came down to the last few seconds of the first two rounds where Rua almost knocked out Anderson both times but he was saved by the bell.
Barberena vs Alves
This fight didn’t go quite the way that Warlley Alves or the Brazilian crowd wanted it too as the American Bryan Barberena managed to win in a unanimous decision. He won the fight by simply keeping his calm and letting Alves tire himself out over the few rounds. The fight was really close but did seem to favor Barberna as it got towards the end of the fight.