After dropping his UFC debut to Gabriel Gonzaga on short notice, Ednaldo Oliviera returned to light heavyweight against UFC newcomer and fellow Brazilian, Francimar Barroso. Despite his significant reach advantage, Oliviera had difficulty finding his range throughout the fight and his opponent was able to connect with powerful leg kicks and right hands. The two men traded takedowns throughout the final two rounds, but neither was able to mount a substantial offense. After controlling the pace of the fight on his feet Barroso earned a victory in his UFC debut.
Winner: Francimar Barroso, 3rd Round Unanimous Decision