UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs Rockhold Preliminary Card Recap and results
By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan)
Tonight fans will see the former UFC lightheavyweight champion Vitor Belfort face off against former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, but before that we tuned into Fuel TV for the preliminary fights. Results are as follows:
After a rather lackluster fight Fabio Maldonado def. Roger Hollett via unanimous decision.
Following up a lackluster fight Yuri Alacantra def. Iliarde Santos via KO in the 1st round (punches).
Next Paulo Thiago snapped his 2 fight losing streak by defeating Michael Prazeras via unanimous decision.
Next Gleison Tibau bounced back from his loss to Evan Dunham by defeating John Cholish via submission in the 2nd round.
With the preliminaries winding down Francisco Trinaldo scores the second submission of the night, defeating Mike Rio via arm triangle in the first round and extending the Brazilians on the card to 8-0!
Last but not least, Nik Lentz def. Hacran Dias via unanimous decision.