Jan Błachowicz (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

UFC on ESPN+ 22 Results: Błachowicz Edges Jacare, Shogun and Craig Draw

On Saturday, Nov. 16, the UFC hosted its 22nd event on ESPN+, touching down at the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil.

In the night’s main event, top-10 light heavyweight Jan Błachowicz took on former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. Poland’s Błachowicz entered the contest having won five of his last six, most recently knocking out former champion Luke Rockhold in July. The Brazilian Souza moved up to 205 pounds after alternating wins and losses over the last two years.

The event kicked off with seven preliminary-card bouts streaming live on ESPN+ at 5 p.m. ET. The main card followed at 8 p.m. ET, also on ESPN+.


Jan Błachowicz def. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza by split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Paul Craig ruled a split draw (29-28, 28-29, 28-28)
Charles Oliveira def. Jared Gordon by knockout (punches). Round 1, 1:26
Andre Muniz def. Antonio Arroyo by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Wellington Turman def. Markus Perez by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
James Krause def. Sergio Moraes by knockout (punch). Round 3, 4:19
Ricardo Ramos def. Eduardo Garagorri by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:57
Francisco Trinaldo def. Bobby Green by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Randy Brown def. Warlley Alves by submission (triangle choke). Round 2, 1:22
Douglas Silva de Andrade def. Renan Barão by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Ariane Lipski def. Isabella de Padua by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
Tracy Cortez def. Vanessa Melo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)