A key middleweight bout between former UFC champion Vitor Belfort and surging contender Kelvin Gastelum served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 fight card in Brazil.
Round one begins and Vitor lands a good kick to the body early. Gastelum with the pressure early. He lands a nice jab but Vitor respond with a quick left of his own. Kelvin lands a nice combo but Vitor replies with a hard straight left. He lands another. Gastelum continues to press forward. Vitor attempts a flying knee that misses. Gastelum connects with a good jab that draws some blood from the nose of Belfort. Kelvin is pumping his jab here. Vitor partially connects with a spinning kick. Gastelum eats it and then connects with a punch of his own that drops Vitor. Kelvin follows him to the ground and unloads some ground and pound. Vitor scrambles and gets back to his feet. Belfort circles out and lands a nice right hand. Gastelum with a jab but Vitor scores with a right. Kelvin with another hard punch that drops Vitor. He lands a hammer fist and this one is over. Wow.