A welterweight bout between Richard Walsh (9-4 MMA) and Viscardi Andrade (19-6 MMA) kicked off the UFC Fight Night 85 prelims on Fox Sports 1.
After Andrade was able to land some big shots early in the opening round, Walsh responded with a big strike that dropped Viscardi. Andrade was able to get back to his feet and eventually landed a take down despite being on wobbly legs.
Andrade was able to lock in a tight choke at the end of round two, but Walsh was able to defend long enough for the horn to sound to end the round.
Round three favored Andrade, as he was able to land some good takedowns and attempts some submissions in the final five minutes of the fight.
Viscardi Andrade defeats Richard Walsh via decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)