On Friday, Feb. 23, WGP Kickboxing hosted its 44th event from São Paulo, Brazil.

In the night’s main event, Bruno Gazani took on Marcelo Dionísio for the light middleweight title. Gazani moved his record to 57 wins, 29 knockouts and six losses following four straight wins. Dionísio had won back-to-back 71.8-kilogram challenger grand prix tournaments.

The event aired live at 7:30 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 2 (Brazil), Fox Sports Argentina, and BANDsports (Brazil).

Bruno Gazani def. Marcelo Dionísio by unanimous decision – light middleweight title
Viscardi Andrade def. Victor Valenzuela by unanimous decision
Emiliano ‘Sordi’ def. Alexandre ‘Sagat’ by split decision
Robson ‘Minotinho’ def. Mateus Gatti by TKO (leg kicks). Round 3 – challenger grand prix final
Aline Pereira def. Mayza Borges by unanimous decision
Diego Piovesan def. Felipe ‘Artillero’ by unanimous decision
Eliezer Silva def. Daniel Dias by split decision
Jonathan Ferreira def. Yuri Vicente by unanimous decision
Robson ‘Minotinho’ def. Antonio Luciano by knockout. Round 1 – challenger grand prix semifinal
Mateus Gatti def. Fabrizio Flamig by knockout. Round 1 – challenger grand prix semifinal
Jonas Júlio def. Kai Modric by unanimous decision
Thiago Santos def. Davison de Souza by knockout.
Bia Lomina def. Karina Teixeira by unanimous decision
Vinicius Barros def. Leonardo ‘Buakaw’ by unanimous decision

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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