On Saturday, March 14, the UFC hosted its 28th event slated for ESPN+ from the Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil. The event took place behind closed doors, as fans were banned from the event due to the coronavirus outbreak. Additionally, the broadcast was shifted to ESPN.
In the night’s main event, former interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee squared off with red-hot Brazilian finisher Charles Oliveira. Lee was coming off a violent, head-kick knockout over Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244. Oliveira had strung together six straight finishes, including back-to-back knockouts of Jared Gordon and Nik Lentz.
The preliminary card kicked off at 3 p.m ET on ESPN. The main card followed at 6 p.m. ET, also on ESPN.
Charles Oliveira def. Kevin Lee by submission (guillotine choke). Round 3, 0:28
Gilbert Burns def. Demian Maia by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:34
Renato Moicano def. Damir Hadžović by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 0:44
Nikita Krylov def. Johnny Walker by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Francisco Trinaldo def. John Makdessi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Brandon Moreno def. Jussier Formiga by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Amanda Ribas def. Randa Markos by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25, 30-25)
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos def. Aleksei Kunchenko by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Enrique Barzola vs. Rani Yahya ruled a majority draw (29-28, 28-28, 28-28)
Maryna Moroz def. Mayra Bueno Silva by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
David Dvořák def. Bruno Silva by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Bea Malecki def. Veronica Macedo by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
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