Taura MMA 11 Results: Wilson Dominates Moreira, Captures Light Heavyweight Belt

Rob Tatum Assistant Editor

On Friday, Oct. 30, Taura MMA hosted its 11th event. The show took place at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee, Fla.

In the night’s main event, UFC veteran Richardson Moreira put his light-heavyweight title on the line against challenger and fellow UFC castoff Jonathan Wilson. Moreira competed in the UFC from 2014-15, but he suffered setbacks in all three of his Octagon appearances. After a lengthy hiatus, he returned to the sport of MMA in 2019 with a successful defense of his Taura crown against Marcus Vinicius. Wilson announced his UFC arrival with a 50-second knockout of Chris Dempsey in 2015, but three subsequent defeats led to his pink slip. Wilson had only fought once in the last three years, but it resulted in a submission victory.

The event aired live on Canal Combate in Brazil at 6 p.m. ET.


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FULL RESULTS
Jonathan Wilson def. Richardson Moreira by unanimous decision (50-44, 48-47, 50-43) – for light heavyweight title
Daron Cruickshank def. Deivison Ribeiro by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Rico Farrington def. William Macário by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Marcelo Golm def. D.J. Linderman by TKO (punches). Round 1, 1:59
Jesse Arnett def. Pedro Souza by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-26)
Paulo Sergio Santos def. Mark Dickman by TKO (injury). Round 2, 5:00
Dylan Mantello def. Jake Swinney by knockout. Round 2