On Saturday, Nov. 7, the UFC hosted UFC Fight Night 77: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

In the night’s main event, two legends of the sport locked horns for a third time as former UFC champion Vitor Belfort took on former Pride and Strikeforce titleholder Dan Henderson. The pair’s first meeting came at Pride 32 in 2006 with Henderson claiming a win on the scorecards. Their rematch came two years ago at UFC Fight Night 32 with Belfort exacting revenge with a violent, first-round knockout via head kick.

Belfort aimed to rebound from a first-round title defeat to Chris Weidman at UFC 187, while Henderson looked to build on his 28-second destruction of Tim Boetsch at UFC Fight Night 68 in June.



The 13-fight event kicked off Saturday with three preliminary card bouts streaming live on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. ET. Four additional prelims followed on Fox Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, with the six-fight main card taking place at 10 p.m. ET, also on Fox Sports 1.

FULL RESULTS
Vitor Belfort def. Dan Henderson by knockout (head kick and punches). Round 1, 2:07
Glover Teixeira def. Patrick Cummins by TKO (punches). Round 2, 1:12
Thomas Almeida def. Anthony Birchak by knockout (punch). Round 1, 4:24
Alex Oliveira def. Piotr Hallmann by knockout (punch). Round 3, 0:51
Rashid Magomedov def. Gilbert Burns by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Corey Anderson def. Fabio Maldonado by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Gleison Tibau def. Abel Trujillo by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 1:45
Johnny Case def. Yan Cabral by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Thiago Tavares def. Clay Guida by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 0:39
Chas Skelly def. Kevin Souza by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 1:56
Viscardi Andrade def. Gasan Umalatov by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Jimmie Rivera def. Pedro Munhoz by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Matheus Nicolau def. Bruno Korea by submission (guillotine choke). Round 3, 3:27

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