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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will close out the year by bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 58, headlined by a light heavyweight showdown pitting former 205-pound champion Lyoto Machida opposite rising middleweight contender C.B. Dollaway, streaming live on FOX Sports 1, as well as the promotion's "Fight Pass" digital network.
In the co-main event, also popping off inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Sat., Dec. 20, 2014, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will try to work his way back into the 135-pound title hunt against venerable division up-and-comer Mitch Gagnon.
All that and so much more.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Fight Night 58 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 58 QUICK RESULTS:
Lyoto Machida def. CB Dollaway via TKO (body kick and punches) Round 1 (1:02)
Renan Barao def. Mitch Gagnon via submission (arm-triangle choke) Round 3 (3:53)
Patrick Cummins def. Antonio Carlos Junior via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Rashid Magomedov def. Elias Silverio by TKO (punches) Round 3 (4:57)
Erick Silva def Mike Rhodes via submission (arm-triangle choke) Round 1 (1:15)
Daniel Sarafian def. Antonio dos Santos via TKO (injury) Round 2 (1:01)
Marcos Rogerio de Lima def. Igor Pokrajac via TKO (punches) Round 1 (1:59)
Renato Carneiro def. Tom Niinimaki via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 2 (3:30)
Hacran Dias def. Darren Elkins via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Leandro Issa def. Yuta Sasaki via submission (neck crank) Round 2 (4:13)
Tim Means def. Marcio Alexandre Jr. via split decision (29-28 x 2, 28-29)
Vitor Miranda def. Jake Collier via TKO Round 1 (4:59)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 58 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
185 lbs.: Lyoto Machida vs. CB Dollaway
Round 1: They touch gloves to start. Dollaway pawing out jabs to start off. Machida with an inside leg kick, but Dollaway answers with a leg kick of his own. Dollaway goes high, but Machida blocks it. Big body kick slams into Dollaway's stomach and he is hurt! Dollaway winces in pain and crumbles to the mat as Machida pounces on him and finishes the fight! Unbelievable performance from Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida, and what a way to close out the year.
Final result: Lyoto Machida def. CB Dollaway via TKO (body kick and punches) Round 1 (1:02)
135 lbs.: Renan Barao vs. Mitch Gagnon
Prior to the co-main event, Fox Sports 1 (FS1) lost the live feed from Brazil, and began airing UFC 173 from this past May. As pandemonium ensued on social media, Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg began selling Renan Barao as the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter on the planet before the live feed from Brazil cut back into FS1. Strange series of events, but lets see if Barao can return to the pound-for-pound status with a win tonight.
Round 1: They touch gloves to start. They exchange, but Barao blocks Gagnon's initial offerings. They exchange leg kicks, but Barao's makes an audible thud. Left hook from Gagnon, but Barao answers with a kick. Gagnon fires a hard leg kick. Left hook from Gagnon, and they clinch momentarily. Barao just misses to the body and eats a jab from Gagnon. Gagnon is the aggressor here, as Barao gets clipped by a right hook. Barao fires back with a knee to the body and now is opening up on the feet. Big combination rocks Gagnon, but the Canadian fires back. Jab stuns Gagnon as Barao is finding his range. Gagnon clinches Barao on the cage, but the former champion shrugs him off. Hard leg kick from barao. Left hand from Gagnon, and a jab. Another brutal leg kick from Barao. Body shot and left hook from Gagnon, and Barao misses a spinning heel kick. Knee for Gagnon and he lands a left hook. Barao rocks Gagnon and pounces on him! Barao attempts to take Gagnon's back, but Gagnon reverses him and now has Barao clinched on the fence. Knee and elbow from Barao to end the round. 10-9 Barao
Round 2: Barao misses a leg kick to start. Barao throwing heavy leather here as Gagnon rushes in, but nothing really lands. Gagnon is not afraid to trade with Barao, and clinches the former champ to the cage. The referee breaks them off the cage for inactivity, and they are right back to work in the middle of the Octagon. Barao lands a nice uppercut amidst a flurry. Barao takes Gagnon down momentarily, but the Canadian works to his feet. Now Barao has Gagnon in the clinch, but Gagnon shrugs him off. Barao lands a nice jab, but Gagnon is looking for a guillotine. Barao defends, and now Gagnon is clinching Barao on the fence again. Referee breaks them off again, and they exchange in the middle. Gagnon is tagging Barao, and now clinches the Brazilian to the fence again. Big knee from Barao, but the former champ eats a left hook. Barao reverses Gagnon on the fence to end the round. 10-9 Gagnon
Round 3: Barao with a powerful leg kick to start, but Gagnon answers with one of his own. Barao stuffs a takedown, and lands a 1-2. Gagnon continues to rush inside, but Barao is defending well. Barao is opening up more to start the round, and just misses a head kick. They clinch again, but Barao breaks free and misses a flying knee. After a short exchange they once again clinch on the fence. Gagnon tries to take Barao down, but the former champ is not having it. The referee breaks them off the fence again, and guess what happened!? They exchanged for half a second and got right back into a clinch. This time, Barao took down Gagnon, but the Canadian got to his feet and reversed Barao in the clinch. As Barao broke free, Gagnon looked to throw him with a hip toss, but was reversed and landed on his back. Moments later Barao sunk in a deep arm-triangle, and Gagnon was forced to tap.
Final result: Renan Barao def. Mitch Gagnon via submission (arm-triangle choke) Round 3 (3:53)
205 lbs.: Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Patrick Cummins
Round 1: They touch gloves to start. Cummins immediately looks for a takedown, but eats a right hand from Carlos Junior. Cummins clinches with Carlos Junior, but eats a knee for his troubles. Cummins gets the inside trip, but Carlos Junior drops down for a leg lock that looks deep. Cummins relieves the pressure momentarily, but they are battling for position here. Carlos Junior attempts a knee bar, then toe hold, but Cummins is defending and landing a few shots on top. Cummins' leg is no longer in danger, but they are in a very odd position on the mat. Cummins breaks free and stands over Carlos Junior before jumping into guard. Carlos Junior rolls through for another leg lock, but Cummins is landing some powerful shots now. Cummins passes into side control, and the wrestler is now landing elbows. Carlos Junior regains his guard, but eats a big hammer fist. 10-9 Cummins
Round 2: Carlos Junior opens up with a big leg kick. Carlos Junior misses an overhand right, and Cummins sprawls on a takedown attempt by the Brazilian. Carlos Junior now turtled up and Cummins is landing some heavy shots. Cummins picks up and slams Carlos Junior back to the mat before muscling into half guard. More ground and pound from Cummins and Carlos Junior is not doing much off his back. Carlos Junior attempts an armbar, but is not even close. Cummins is content to land punches in guard and the crowd is booing. Carlos Junior rolls for the heel hook again, but Cummins is defending well again. Cummins stands up, but jumps into side control seconds later. Cummins is completely dominating Carlos Junior here. Carlos Junior gets to his feet, and now he is throwing some fancy shots looking to stun Cummins. Carlos Junior misses a left hook and is nearly slammed by Cummins. Carlos Junior lunges in again, and this time Cummins runs right through him to take him down. Illegal upkick from Carlos Junior ends round.10-9 Cummins
Round 3: Carlos Junior attempts a flying knee, but doesn't land. Cummins lands a left hook, and takes Carlos Junior down again. Cummins right back into side control and is punishing Carlos Junior with ground and pound. Carlos Junior eating elbows and punches from Cummins, and simply can not escape. Not much action here, and the crowd is booing once again. Cummins is just bullying Carlos Junior here. Cummins looking to choke out Carlos Junior here, but the Brazilian is not having it. Cummins mounts Carlos Junior and is landing some powerful shots. Carlos Junior escapes mount by using the cage, but Cummins is relentless and gets right back on top. Carlos Junior gets to his feet, and Cummins lands an uppercut. Carlos Junior gets Cummins' back standing and suplexes the wrestler! Carlos Junior looking for a late rear-naked choke, but can't get it. In a last ditch attempt, Carlos Junior goes for the armbar, but Cummins sneaks out as the fight ends. 10-9 Cummins
Final result: Patrick Cummins def. Antonio Carlos Junior via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
155 lbs.: Rashid Magomedov vs. Elias Silverio
Round 1: They touch gloves to start. Silverio with an inside leg kick, and Magomedov answers with a body kick. Silverio goes high, and Silverio catches Magomedov's kick. Body kick from Magomedov stuns Silverio early. Magomedov misses a head kick. Magomedov lands a right hand, but eats a low kick. Body shot from Silverio, and Magomedov answers with a leg kick. Silverio goes leg kick to high kick and nearly catches Magomedov. The Dagestani answers with a 1-2 that cracks Silverio. The Brazilian moves forward, pushing the pace against Magomedov. Silverio misses a head kick. Right hand from Magomedov following a leg kick. Silverio with a jab, but he eats a counter left. Both men exchange kicks. Body kick from Magomedov, and he lands a hook. Silverio and Magomedov exchange leg kicks. Big overhand right from Magomedov, and follows it up with a body kick. Silverio answers, but Magomedov pushes forward with kicks again. Right hand followed by a body kick from Magomedov. Big takedown from Magomedov, but Silverio gets to his feet. Magomedov unleashes a flurry as Silverio stands and the round ends. 10-9 Magomedov.
Round 2: Kicks to start round two again. Silverio clips Magomedov with a left hook. Silverio head hunting now, but Magomedov seemingly recovers. Big right hand from Magomedov. On an exchange Magomedov gets poked in the eye, and the ref stops the fight momentarily. On the restart, Magomedov opens up on the feet, landing stunning combinations on Silverio. Magomedov lands another overhand right and left hook combination, and clinches Silverio on the fence. Magomedov with a shot to the body and they break free. Magomedov is countering on everything Silverio throws, and Silverio eats a shot to the groin. After a short respite, Silverio lands a teep kick. Huge body kick from Magomedov, but Silverio eats it. Silverio goes high, but Magomedov blocks the kick. They exchange kicks again. Spinning kick to the body by Silverio, and Magomedov answers with a combination to end the round. 10-9 Magomedov
Round 3: Low blow from Silverio, but Magomedov shrugs it off and they restart. Jab lands for Silverio, and misses a spinning kick. Huge combination from Magomedov ends with a blistering right hook that staggers Silverio. The Brazilian recovers well though, and is still pushing forward. Right hand from Magomedov, but he eats a body shot. They exchange kicks again, and Silverio slips on a high kick. Magomedov stuffs a Silverio takedown, and punishes the Brazilian on the break. Magomedov lands a left hand. Front kick from Silverio. Magomedov with a 1-2 and fails on a trip takedown, but is able to clunch Silverio on the fence. On the break, Magomedov lands a big right hand counter. Magomedov is cruising here, landing crisp counters as Silverio lunges in. Another right hand from Magomedov. Silverio is not putting any combinations together, and the crowd is booing. Magomedov drops Silverio with a huge check left hook! Magomedov is looking for the finish, but Silverio looks like he is going to survive. As Silverio gets to his feet, Magomedov continues the onslaught and finishes the former undefeated Brazilian with less than ten seconds to go!
Final result: Rashid Magomedov def. Elias Silverio by TKO (punches) Round 3 (4:57)
170 lbs.: Erick Silva vs. Mike Rhodes
Round 1: Spinning back kick immediately for Silva, but he eats a big counter right. Rhodes lands a few hooks, and Silva takes him down. Rhodes looking for the guillotine, but Silva breaks free and goes right into side control. Silva now attacking with an arm-triangle and hops over to Rhodes' right side in order to put more pressure on the choke. Rhodes goes out, and the referee stops it! Another first round finish for Erick Silva.
Final result: Erick Silva def Mike Rhodes via submission (arm-triangle choke) Round 1 (1:15)
185 lbs.: Daniel Sarafian vs. Antonio dos Santos
Round 1: Sarafian with a big right hook-left hook combination to start. Sarafian lands a perfect jab, but Dos Santos answers with a big combination of his own. Dos Santos is throwing big power as Sarafian moves in. Sarafian lands a huge head kick, but he eats a huge right hand that knocks him down. Sarafian gets back to his feet, and clinches Dos Santos on the fence. Dos Santos breaks free and they are throwing and landing wildly. Hard leg kick from Dos Santos, and Sarafian answers with one of his own. Dos Santos with a winging left lands, but Sarafian lands one himself. Both men are landing big time shots, but their chins are holding up. Dos Santos with the higher output here, but Sarafian takes him down. Dos Santos scrambles quickly and clinches Sarafian on the fence. Knee from Dos Santos. They break off, and Dos Santos lands a big elbow. Sarafian clinches, but eats body shots. Sarafian lands, but he continues to get countered. Sarafian gets a pseudo-takedown to end the round. 10-9 Dos Santos
Round 2: Inside leg kick goes high for Sarafian, so they take a short break. On the restart, they both miss. They exchange leg kicks. On a wild exchange, Dos Santos' finger gets badly dislocated and he calls a break in the fight. Of course, a fighter is unable to call timeout, so the referee was forced to call the bout due to the injury.
Final result: Daniel Sarafian def. Antonio dos Santos via TKO (injury) Round 2 (1:01)
205 lbs.: Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs. Igor Pokrajac
Round 1: de Lima closes the distance immediately, lands a knee, and clinches Pokrajac on the fence. de Lima landing a few knees and now punches to the body. Referee screams action, and de Lima is barely working. The referee seperates them, and just seconds later they are exchanging. Pokrajac lands, but eats a big left hook-right hook combination that puts him down. de Lima pounces on him and takes out Pokrajac with a deadly follow up on the mat.
Final result: Marcos Rogerio de Lima def. Igor Pokrajac via TKO (punches) Round 1 (1:59)
145 lbs.: Renato Carneiro vs. Tom Niinimaki
Round 1: Carneiro with a body kick to start. Niinimaki eats an uppercut to land a straight left. Niinimaki misses a big uppercut. They exchange, but nothing lands. Carneiro goes high, but Niinimaki blocks. Lunging straight right for Niinimaki. Big overhand right counter just misses for Niinimaki as Carneiro misses a winging hook. Niinimaki with a hard leg kick. Brutal combination of kicks from Carneiro. Leg kicks for Carneiro, and a 1-2. Niinimaki with another hard leg kick, but eats another 1-2. Body kick from Carneiro, and then high. Niinimaki with a leg kick, but eats a left hook from Carneiro. Carneiro catches a Niinimaki body kick and lands two hooks of his own. Carneiro really looking good here on two weeks notice, and catches another leg kick from Niinimaki. 10-9 Carneiro
Round 2: Hard leg kick from Carneiro, and two more. Niinimaki is not putting anything together to start this round. Big overhand right cracks Niinimaki, and then another right hook from Carneiro. Head kick just misses for Carneiro, and Niinimaki misses a big right hook. Niinimaki lands to the body. Carneiro with a right hand that is blocked. Carneiro with yet another leg kick. Niinimaki's body kick is being caught by Carneiro every time. Hard body kick from Carneiro, and Niinimaki misses a spinning back fist. Niinimaki throws wildy, but Carneiro counters with a vicious left hook that rocks him! Carneiro pounces on Niinimaki, gets his back, and submits him via rear-naked choke! Unbelievable UFC debut from Renato Carneiro.
Final result: Renato Carneiro def. Tom Niinimaki via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 2 (3:30)
145 lbs.: Hacran Dias vs. Darren Elkins
Round 1: They touch gloves to start. Elkins clipped by an overhand right and two left hooks almost immediately. They exchange and Dias lands a few powerful hooks. Elkins tries to slam Dias, but the Brazilian shows off his impressive takedown defense. Dias reverses Elkins on the fence, but the wrestler reverses right back. Elkins dives for an ankle pick, but Dias scrambles and lands on top. Elkins wraps up a triangle as Dias lands heavy shots on top, but Dias breaks free. Dias standing over Elkins, and finally drops into side control. Dias back to standing over Elkins, landing a shot every once in a while. Dias drops into Elkins' guard, but Elkins gets to his feet on the cage and clinches Dias. Dias ultimately reverses him on the fence, but Elkins lands a knee. Elkins nearly gets guillotined, but takes Dias down and then gets his back standing, nearly sinking in a rear-naked choke in a wild scramble to finish the round. 10-9 Dias
Round 2: Elkins misses a front kick to start the round. Dias with a beautiful 1-2 that lands. Dias just misses with a violent left and Elkins misses a head kick. They clinch again on the fence with Elkins working hard for a takedown. Elkins gets Dias' back standing again, but the Brazilian turns around. 1-2 from Elkins, and he pushes forward with another left hook. Front kick pushes Dias back to the fence. The Brazilian shoots in for a double and takes Elkins down. Elkins gives up his back to try and get to his feet, but Dias muscles him back to the ground and into side control. Now back in mount, Dias is throwing very little ground and pound here. Elkins gets to his feet, and clinches Dias on the fence. Dias catches a knee, and trips Elkins to the mat. Dias working a bit more now, but not landing anything of worth as the round comes to an end. 10-9 Dias
Round 3: They exchange right away, and Dias is landing. Elkins eats a hard shot, but rushes forward with a combination of his own. Dias with more power shots, and Elkins is just eating everything. Elkins pushing forward with a 1-2 and a head kick that are all blocked. Elkins finally lands, but Dias is unfazed. Elkins with a much higher output here, mixing it up well. Dias easily takes down Elkins on a rushing double leg, and is in side control moments later. Elkins gives up the mount momentarily, but then gets to his feet. Dias is relentless though, and gets Elkins to the mat again. Dias throwing insignificant shots on top, and Elkins gets to his feet and locks in a guillotine! Dias tries to spin out but it only makes the submission tighter. Dias could go out here, but the Brazilian is able to stave off the comeback as Elkins lets go. Elkins get the crucifix and is landing punches on Dias with twenty seconds to go. Elkins can't get the finish, and will likely lose a decision. 10-9 Dias
Final result: Hacran Dias def. Darren Elkins via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
135 lbs.: Leandro Issa vs. Yuta Sasaki
Round 1: They touch gloves to start. Sasaki rushes in and misses with a front kick. Issa with leg kicks to start out. Right hand from Issa lands twice. Issa with a bunch of leg kicks, but Sasaki answers. Huge overhand right lands for Issa, but Sasaki eats it like a sandwich. Issa clinches, but Sasaki reverses momentarily. Issa regains the clinch on the fence, and begins a barrage of knees to Sasaki's leg. Issa takes Sasaki down and begins landing shots to the body. Sasaki scrambles, gets to his feet, and hip tosses Issa, but the Brazilian reverses Sasaki and is in side control. Elbows landing for Issa, and now he is looking for a kimura. Sasaki gets out of the submission, but is turtled up and eating shots. Now Sasaki is working for a takedown, but the clock runs out. 10-9 Issa
Round 2: Head kick just misses for Issa, and now the Brazilian is winging big punches. Leg kick from Issa. Knee in the clinch from Sasaki, but he fails badly on a hip toss. Issa now with standing back control, and he takes Sasaki down easily. Sasaki transitions and locks in a d'arce choke that has Issa in some trouble! Issa patient in this bad situation, but it looks like he will break free, and that is exactly what happens. Now Issa is looking for mount and he gets it. Sasaki gives up his back, and Issa is landing some power shots on top. Issa working for the rear-naked choke, but instead manages a brutal neck crank that forces Sasaki to tap!
Final result: Leandro Issa def. Yuta Sasaki via submission (neck crank) Round 2 (4:13)
170 lbs.: Tim Means vs. Marcio Alexandre Jr.
Round 1: They touch gloves to start. Means with an inside leg kick and they clinch immediately. Alexandre breaks away and they are back in the center of the cage. Head kick from Alexandre, but it is blocked. Means with a 1-2 and a leg kick. Means with the higher output early, but eats a big leg kick. Head kick lands for Alexandre. Leg kick from Alexandre, but Means answers with a body kick. Flush left to the chin by Means, and Alexandre clinches momentarily. Big left lands for Means again. Big counter left lands for Means as Alexandre lands a teep kick. Alexandre is backpedaling now, but lands a nice 1-2. Clinch by Means, but fails on a takedown. Leg kick from Means, and Alexandre answers. Spinning elbow attempt by Means misses, and Alexandre lands another 1-2. Alexandre catches a leg kick, but misses on the counter. Nice combination from Alexandre that ends with a knee. 10-9 Means
Round 2: Head kick blocked by Means. Flying knee misses for Means, and Alexandre takes his back standing momentarily. Means breaks free, but Alexandre is putting together a string of punches and kicks. Means lands another stinging left hand, but Alexandre is wearing it well. Means catches a kick, takes Alexandre down, and as the Brazilian gets to his feet Means lands a brutal knee that drops Alexandre. The referee calls time as he believes the knee was illegal as Alexandre's hand was still on the mat. Means is livid over the decision, but the replay shows it was extremely close. On the restart, Alexandre lands a huge head kick that nearly finishes Means! Alexandre pouring it on, but Means recovers and takes Alexandre down. Big elbows from Means. Means busy with ground and pound and transitions into side control. Alexandre gets to his feet, and clinches Means on the fence. Inside trip from Alexandre with just 30 seconds to go, but Means ferociously fights to his feet and takes Alexandre down. Closer round, but I see it 10-9 Means
Round 3: Leg kick from Means. Straight left from Alexandre. Leg kick from Means, and then one to the body. Uppercut just misses for Means. Leg kick for Means, and Alexandre answers with a straight left. Alexandre throws a high kick, but Means counters with two big knees. Means pushing forward now and Alexandre is exhausted here. Body shot from Alexandre, but Means answers with a body kick. Body kick from Alexandre now. Alexandre gets the clinch on the fence, but can't do much with it. Really labored pace here. Means with another straight left that stuns Alexandre. Alexandre's left eye is a mess here and the fans are booing. Teep kick and leg kick from Means. Big combination from Means. Uppercut from Means. Alexandre musters up one more body kick, but it likely won't be enough. 10-9 Means
Final result: Tim Means def. Marcio Alexandre Jr. via split decision (29-28 x 2, 28-29)
185 lbs.: Jake Collier vs. Vitor Miranda
Round 1: They touch gloves to start. Collier with a head kick and then pushes forward with a 1-2. Hard leg kick from Miranda. Uppercut and overhand from Collier. Collier lunging in with punches, but is landing on Miranda. Stiff left hand lands for Collier. Miranda misses a teep kick. Another combination from Collier. Collier catches a leg kick and takes Miranda down, but the Brazilian fights right back to his feet. Collier maintains control of Miranda's body on the fence, landing knees before taking Miranda down again. This time Collier is in side control, and is working to get into full mount. Miranda scrambles, but gives up his back momentarily. This round is all Collier. Miranda working hard to escape, but Collier is back in side control and nearly gets into mount. Big left hand from Collier and now elbows. Collier attacks with a d'arce choke, but Miranda escapes and gets to his feet with ten seconds to go in the round. They exchange and Miranda lands a huge head kick! Collier is hurt badly and Miranda finishes him off with a few follow-up shots. Unbelievable comeback from Vitor Miranda.
Final result: Vitor Miranda def. Jake Collier via TKO Round 1 (4:59)