UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum

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UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum
A poster or logo for UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date June 8, 2013
Venue Ginásio Paulo Sarasate
City Fortaleza, Brazil
Attendance 6,286[1]
Event chronology
UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson

UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum (also known as UFC on Fuel TV 10) was a mixed martial arts event held on June 8, 2013 at Ginásio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Brazil.[2]

Background[edit]

The main event was a heavyweight rematch between The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil season two coaches, and perennial contenders Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum. It is a rematch of the first fight, in Pride, in which Nogueria won by unanimous decision back in 2006. [2][3]

Also featured on the card was the welterweight finals of season two of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.[4] The finals were originally scheduled to be Santiago Ponzinibbio versus William Macario. However, Ponzinibbio broke his hand during his semifinal fight and was replaced by semifinalist Leonardo Santos.

A bout between Thiago Silva and Rafael Cavalcante, briefly linked to UFC 162, was moved to this event to bolster the card.[5]

John Hathaway was expected to face Erick Silva at the event. However, Hathaway was pulled from the bout in late April and replaced by Jason High, who was already scheduled on the card against Ildemar Alcantara.[6] Alcantara instead faced promotional newcomer Leandro Silva.[6]

Derek Brunson was scheduled to face Ronny Markes at the event. However, the bout was scrapped on the day of the weigh in as Markes was involved in a minor traffic accident. While Markes was not seriously injured, the incident prevented him from competing.[7]

This card broke the record for the number of submission finishes on a single UFC event. A total number of eight submission finishes occurred on the card, topping the previous total of 6 that was held by three events.[8]

This was the last UFC to be branded with the Fuel TV brand; on August 17, 2013, Fox Cable Networks discontinued the Speed and Fuel TV channels, replacing them with the Fox Sports 1 and 2 channels. The next Fox Cable UFC matches were branded as UFC Fight Night on FS1.

Results[edit]

Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Fabricio Werdum def. Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira Submission (armbar) 2 2:41 [a]
Welterweight Leonardo Santos def. William Macario Submission (arm triangle choke) 2 4:43 [b]
Light Heavyweight Thiago Silva def. Rafael Cavalcante KO (punches) 1 4:29
Welterweight Erick Silva def. Jason High Submission (triangle armbar) 1 1:11
Middleweight Daniel Sarafian def. Eddie Mendez Submission (arm triangle choke) 1 2:20
Featherweight Rony Mariano Bezerra def. Mike Wilkinson Technical Submission (triangle choke) 1 1:24
Preliminary card (Facebook)
Bantamweight Raphael Assunção def. Vaughan Lee Submission (armbar) 2 1:51
Featherweight Felipe Arantes def. Godofredo Pepey TKO (elbows and punches) 1 3:32
Welterweight Ildemar Alcantara def. Leandro Silva Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Rodrigo Damm def. Mizuto Hirota Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Caio Magalhaes def. Karlos Vemola Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:49
Middleweight Antonio Braga Neto def. Anthony Smith Submission (kneebar) 1 1:52

[9]

Bonus awards[edit]

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[10]

  • Fight of the Night: Thiago Silva vs. Rafael Cavalcante
  • Knockout of the Night: Thiago Silva
  • Submission of the Night: Erick Silva

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFC on FUEL TV 10 draws 6,286 attendance in Brazil". mmajunkie.com. 2013-06-09. Retrieved 2013-06-09. 
  2. ^ a b "UFC on FUEL TV 10 Slated For Fortaleza, Brazil". themmanews.com. 2013-03-07. Retrieved 2013-03-07. 
  3. ^ Staff (2013-03-12). "Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum official for UFC on FUEL TV 10". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-03-12. 
  4. ^ Staff (2013-03-07). "'The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2' cast unveiled with 28 welterweights". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-03-07. 
  5. ^ Mookie Alexander (2013-03-10). "Thiago Silva vs. Rafael Cavalcante moved to UFC on Fuel TV 10". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  6. ^ a b Staff (2013-04-25). "Jason High replaces John Hathaway, meets Erick Silva at UFC on FUEL TV 10". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-04-25. 
  7. ^ Staff (2013-06-07). "Derek Brunson vs. Ronny Markes pulled from UFC on FUEL TV 10 lineup". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  8. ^ Josh Sanchez (2013-06-08). "UFC on FUEL TV 10 Breaks Record For Most Submission Finishes". fansided.com. Retrieved 2013-06-08. 
  9. ^ "UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2013-04-24. 
  10. ^ Staff (2012-06-08). "UFC on FUEL TV 10 bonuses: Thiago Silva, Rafael Cavalcante, Erick Silva get $50K". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-06-08. 

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