Cigano beats Napão at UFC on Versus

With a show Junior Gypsy e Jon Jones The first edition of UFC on Versus recently ended in Broomfield, United States. In front of the also Brazilian, Gabriel Napão, Cigano scored another knockout in his career and applied for the organization's heavyweight title. In the main fight of the night, Jon Jones showed why he is the biggest American revelation in MMA and knocked out Brandon vera in the first round.


Junior Cigano vs. Gabriel Napão


At the beginning of the fight, Napão bet on kicks, while Cigano closed the distance to use his efficient boxing. After an exchange of blows, Napão looks for a takedown, taking Cigano to the ground, but Cigano's pupil Rodrigo Minotauro He turned around and got up quickly. With better distance, Cigano uses the direct jab sequence well to punish Napão, who continued to use low kicks. In one of these kicks, Cigano counterattacked and with a strong left cross took Napão to the canvas, ending up punishing him with ground and pound.




Jon Jones vs. Brandon Vera


Right at the beginning of the fight, Jon Jones looked for the attack, forcing Vera to look for the clinch. Efficient in takedowns, Jones applied a beautiful judo technique to take the fight to the ground and begin the punishment with ground and pound. Vera still managed to get up, but was quickly knocked down once again. Bradon also applied an illegal pedal stroke, which forced the loss of a point. Back in position, the American revelation landed a series of elbows, forcing referee Hearb Dean to stop the fight. Check out the other results:




Main card:

- Jon Jones defeated Brandon Vera by knockout in R1;

– Junior “Cigano” dos Santos defeated Gabriel “Napão” Gonzaga by TKO in R1;

– Cheick Kongo defeated Paul Buentello by TKO in R3;

– Alessio Sakara defeated James Irvin by TKO in R1;


Preliminary card:

– John Howard knocked out Daniel Roberts in R1;

- Clay guida submitted Shannon Gugerty with a katagatame in R2;

– Vladimir Matyushenko defeated Eliot Marshall via split decision;

– Darren Elkins defeated Duane Ludwig by TKO in R1;

- Brendan Schaub defeated Chase Gormley via TKO in R1;

– Jason Brilz defeated Eric Schafer via unanimous decision by the judges;

Poatan is defended by former champion amid persecution suffered in the UFC


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