Xodó de Malhadinho fights evenly, but loses unbeaten record at UFC Louisville

Eduarda Moura insists on takedowns, but gets tired and sees his compatriot as better at striking; fight ended up being decided by split of judges

Xodó de Jailton Malhadinho has a balanced fight, but loses his unbeaten record to Denise Gomes at UFC Louisville. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/UFC News

Xodo de Jailton Malhadinho fights evenly, but loses invincibility to Denise Gomes at UFC Louisville. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/UFC News

It's the end of the invincibility of Eduardo Moura. Xodo de Jailton Malhadinho, the Brazilian, who did not make weight the day before, tried to use takedowns, but was unable to be effective and saw her compatriot Denise Gomes be superior in striking. The fight, which was booed by the public, ended with Denise winning the judges' decisive decision at UFC Louisville this Saturday (8).

As a result, Eduardo Moura, the 'Round', has a record of ten wins and one defeat. She felt the bitter taste of her first defeat. Already Denise Gomes, in turn, wins again and has a record of nine wins and four losses.


Denise Gomes beats Eduarda Moura by judges' decision

Eduardo Moura got into trouble when he attempted a takedown, but left his neck exposed and Denise Gomes pulled a guillotine. The position was set and 'Ronda' looked close to hitting. However, she held firm in the position and, with technique, took the pressure off, in addition to investing in grappling. Standing up, Denise was superior, although a fall in the last minute also made the difference for the Sergipe native.

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The second round saw Eduarda insisting on takedowns, including landing on her rival's back. However, Denise defended well, reversed the situation and hit from above, as well as being superior on her feet. Moura, on the other hand, seemed to already feel the gas.


With a style characteristic of 'Galpão da Luta', popularized by Jailton Malhadinho, Eduardo Moura He controlled the actions at the fence, always insisting on a fight on the ground. Although the gas was not the same, the Sergipe native was constantly looking for a technical fall. Denise Gomes, in turn, was able to defend himself and, standing up, was superior. The balance remained until the end of the fight.

Daniel Marcos beats John Castaneda and remains undefeated in MMA

Daniel Marcos achieved another victory in his career. The Peruvian, who is one of the great promises of the UFC's bantamweight division (up to 61,2kg), went through John Castaneda and left with his arms raised in the unanimous decision of the judges.


With the victory, Marcos has 16 positive results and one 'no contest'. Castaneda, in turn, has 21 triumphs and six setbacks in his career.

UFC Louisville results

MAIN CARD (21pm Brasília time)

Average weight (up to 83,9 kg): Jared Cannonier x Nassourdine Imavov


Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Dominick reyes x dustin jacoby

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Raúl Rosas Jr.. x Ricky Turcios

Average weight (up to 83,9 kg): Bruno Hulk x Dustin Stoltzfus

Average weight (up to 83,9 kg): Julian Marquez x Zachary Reese

Welterweight (up to 77,1 kg): Miguel BaezaPunahele Soriano

PRELIMINARY CARD (18pm Brasília time)

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Thiago Moses x Ludovit Klein

Welterweight (up to 77,1 kg): Charlie Radtke x Carlos Prates

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Brad Katona x Jesse Butler

Flyweight (up to 56,7 kg): Andrea Lee x Mountain Rose

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): John Castaneda x Daniel Marcos

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Eduardo Moura Denise Gomes

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): cody stmann x Taylor lapilus

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Rayanne dos Santos x Puja Tomar

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