The octagon invades the BB&T Center tonight for UFC Fort Lauderdale, an event headlined by a middleweight bout between Ronaldo Souza and Jack Hermansson.
Ronaldo Souza was last seen in action at November’s UFC 230 event, where he scored a spectacular knockout victory over former champ Chris Weidman. “Jacare” has gone 4-2 over his past six fights and is expected to become the next middleweight title challenger if he can prove victorious this evening.
Meanwhile, Jack Hermansson will enter tonight’s UFC Fort Lauderdale main event on a three fight win streak, his latest being a submission win over former WSOF “champ champ” David Branch.
In the co-main event of UFC Fort Lauderdale former NFL player Greg Hardy will take on Dmitrii Smoliakov in a heavyweight bout.
Smoliakov will enter his first career octagon appearance sporting a professional record of 9-2.
Meanwhile, Greg Hardy (3-1 MMA) will be looking to rebound after suffering a disqualification loss to Allen Crowder in his most recent effort.
If those two fights weren’t enough to get you interested, UFC Fort Lauderdale also features a welterweight fight between fan favorites Mike Perry and Alex Oliveira.
Get all of tonight’s live results below:
UFC Fort Lauderdale Main Card
185 lbs.: Ronaldo Souza vs. Jack Hermansson – Hermansson def. Souza via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47 x2)
265 lbs.: Greg Hardy vs. Dmitrii Smoliakov – Hardy def. Smoliakov via knockout at 2:15 of Round 1
170 lbs.: Alex Oliveira vs. Mike Perry – Perry def. Oliveira via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
205 lbs.: Ion Cutelaba vs. Glover Teixeira – Teixeira def. Cutelaba via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:37 of Round 2
135 lbs.: John Lineker vs. Cory Sandhagen – Sandhagen def. Lineker via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
155 lbs.: Thomas Gifford vs. Roosevelt Roberts – Roberts def. Gifford via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
UFC Fort Lauderdale Prelims
170 lbs.: Takashi Sato vs. Ben Saunders – Sato def. Saunders via TKO (punches and elbows) at 1:18 of Round 2
265 lbs.: Andrei Arlovski vs. Augusto Sakai – Sakai def. Arlovski via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
115 lbs.: Carla Esparza vs. Virna Jandiroba – Esparza def. Jandiroba via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
155 lbs.: Gilbert Burns vs. Mike Davis -Burns def. Davis via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:15 of Round 2
155 lbs.: Jason Gonzalez vs. Jim Miller – Miller def. Gonzalez via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:21 of Round One
115 lbs.: Jodie Esquibel vs. Angela Hill – Hill def. Esquibel by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27 x2)
170 lbs.: Dhiego Lima vs. Court McGee – Lima def. McGee via split-decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
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