Pezão defeats Paulo Filho in First Class Fight

Paul Philo suffers his second career defeat

With a full house, First Class Fight held its fifth edition this Saturday, in São Paulo. In the main fight of the night, Marcos Foot e Paulo Filho They had a busy fight, where the undefeated Pezão defeated the former WEC champion in a unanimous decision by the judges.

With the support of the fans present at Ginásio Mauro Pinheiro, Pezão went up and took the initiative as soon as the bell sounded. With good crosses entering Paulão's guard, the home athlete undermined his opponent's resistance.


Paul Philo He bet on the clinch to defend himself and even managed a good takedown at the beginning, but it was one of the few moments in which he shined in the fight. Pezão started to defend himself well against the black belt's attempts to take the duel to the ground.

Pezão did better in the next two rounds. Even when he was on the ground and Paulão was trying to put his famous ground and pound into action, Marcos dominated and managed to control the fight well until the result given by the judges.


“I showed that night what I’m capable of. I beat a very famous guy, a very tough guy, and now I want to fly higher. I’m going to get to the UFC,” said Pezão, still in the octagon. Check all the results of the event



Marcos Pezão defeated Paul Philo by points, in a unanimous decision

Daniel sarafian defeated Maurício Alonso on points, in a split decision

Fábio Negão defeated Rodrigo Ximbica by submission in the second round


Flávio Álvaro defeated Samuel Quito by knockout in the first round

Murilo Santana defeated Jorge Michelan by submission in the second round

Marcio Costa defeated Matheus Serafim by forfeit in the first round

Udi Lima defeated Paulo Snups by knockout in the second round

Alexandre Popó defeated Luiz Rogério by submission in the first round

Caio Jacaré defeated Rafael Bueno on points, in a split decision

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