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UFC 198 Results: Stipe Miocic KOs Werdum, Cyborg Dominates

It was a historic night in Curitiba, Brazil. The third-largest crowd in the history of the UFC — 45,000 people strong — gathered in a soccer stadium to watch some of the biggest Brazilian stars in MMA history go at it, and they got a show. Stipe Miocic stunned the raucos crowd by knocking out Fabricio Werdum. The night was full of action.

Main Card

Stipe Miocic def. Fabricio Werdum via KO (round 1). Werdum looked far too aggressive and sloppy, and so he got flattened. Watch the replay here.

Ronaldo Souza def. Vitor Belfort via TKO (round 1). This was a dominant performance by Jacaré. He’s headed towards a title shot, and Vitor Belfort could be headed towards retirement, right?



Catchweight (140 lbs) Cristiane Justino def. Leslie Smith via TKO (round 1). DOMINATION! Check out the replay of this brutal finish here.

Maurício Rua def. Corey Anderson via split-decision.

Bryan Barberena def. Warlley Alves via unanimous decision. Barberena was the first non-Brazilian to win in yet another surprising fight from Ben Henderson’s training partner.

Prelims (Fox Sports 1)

Demian Maia def. Matt Brown via rear naked choke submission (round 3).

Matt Brown antagonized the Brazilian fans into a frenzy

Thiago Santos def. Nate Marquardt via KO (round 1).

Francisco Trinaldo def. Yancy Medeiros via unanimous decision.

John Lineker vs. Rob Font

Fight Pass Prelims

Antônio Rogério Nogueira def. Patrick Cummins via TKO (round 1). This was a huge win for Lil Nog after losing his last two, and the Brazilian crowd went absolutely nuts when the ref finally waved it off. He’ll be 40-years-old in just a few weeks, but he looked crisp tonight.

Sérgio Moraes vs. Luan Chagas went to the ever-rare draw.

Renato Moicano def. Zubaira Tukhugov Decision (split)

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