Raphael Assuncao (L) and Marlon Moraes (Joao Baptista/Sherdog)
UFC on ESPN+ 2 Results: Moraes Rolls Through Assunção, Aldo Destroys Moicano
On Saturday, Feb. 2, the UFC will host UFC on ESPN+ 2: Assunção vs. Moraes 2 from the Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil.
In the night’s main event, top-10 bantamweights Raphael Assunção and Marlon Moraes collide for a second time. The pair met just 18 months ago in the UFC debut of Moraes. After three, hard-fought rounds, Assunção edged his fellow Brazilian by split decision. They meet again with a title shot on the line.
Also on the card, former featherweight king José Aldo takes on fast-rising prospect Renato Moicano.
The action kicks off with seven preliminary-card fights streaming on ESPN+ at 5 p.m. ET. The six-fight main card follows at 8 p.m. ET, also on ESPN+.
Marlon Moraes def. Raphael Assunção by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 3:17
José Aldo def. Renato Moicano by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 0:44
Demian Maia def. Lyman Good by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:38
Charles Oliveira def. David Teymur by submission (anaconda choke). Round 2, 0:55
Johnny Walker def. Justin Ledet by TKO (spinning back fist and strikes). Round 1, 0:15
Livia Renata Souza def. Sarah Frota by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Markus Perez def. Anthony Hernandez by submission (anaconda choke). Round 2, 1:07
Mara Romero Borella def. Taila Santos by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Thiago Alves def. Max Griffin by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jair Rozenstruik def. Junior Albini by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 0:54
Geraldo de Freitas def. Felipe Colares by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Said Nurmagomedov def. Ricardo Ramos by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 2:28
Rogerio Bontorin def. Magomed Bibulatov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)