Before the UFC Fight Night 36 main event, there was the preliminary card. The preliminary card had plenty of hometown talent, as it was littered with Brazilian’s from top to bottom. Hardcore fans will recognize most of the names on this list but for those who don’t, you can rest assured that as a rule Brazilians usually bring a fight with them wherever they go, especially in the typically loud and biased crowd of their countrymen and women.
Here are the official results and Play-by-Play for the UFC Fight Night 36 preliminary card.
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Cristiano Marcello (156) vs. Joe Proctor (155)
Round 1: Both men open up the bout in the orthodox stance. Proctor takes the center of the cage. Marcello shoots for the takedown but finds himself in a guillotine. Marcello escapes and puts Proctor’s back against the cage. Marcello gets Proctor to the mat. Marcello moves to side-control. Proctor regains guard but finds himself in a footlock. Proctor turns and escapes to his feet. Marcello shoots for a takedown but finds himself in another guillotine. Marcello escapes the hold before the end of the round. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Marcello.
Round 2: Proctor opens the bout with a right hand to the body. Proctor is the aggressor a minute into the round. Proctor putting some good leather on Marcello this round. Marcello decides to avoid the striking game and shoots for another takedown. Proctor defends and circles off of the cage. Proctor lands a big right hand that hurts Marcello. Another big right for Proctor. Marcello is getting teed off on here. Proctor throws a spinning back-fist to end the round. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Proctor.
Round 3: Proctor buckles Marcello with a right hand. Marcello pushes forward and lands a nice right hand. Proctor responds with a straight right. Proctor lighting Marcello up with punches. Proctor fakes a left upper cut and slams Marcello with a right hook. Marcello is becoming a punching bag here. Proctor lands a right hand that puts Marcello on wobbly legs. Marcello shoots for a takedown but gets stuffed easily. Marcello attempts a takedown but does not come close to landing it. The round comes to an end there. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Proctor and the fight 29-28 for Proctor.
Official Result: Joe Proctor def. Christiano Marcello via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28).
Rodrigo Damm (156) vs. Ivan Jorge (156)
Round 1: Both men in the orthodox stance to start this fight. Jorge lands a wild right hand. Jorge is the aggressor early. Damm counters Jorge with a nice left hand. Jorge lands a nice lead left hook. Jorge pushing forward with punches. Damm seems to have been poked in the eye but the fight continues. Damm lands a nice jab. Jorge lands a few wild punches. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Jorge.
Round 2: Jorge pressing the action early but not landing anything significant. Damm pressing forward now. Jorge with a nice leg kick and body shot. Jorge gets poked in the eye. Referee Mario Yamasaki calls time. Jorge is okay and the fight resumes. Jorge swinging wildly and gets countered by Damm. Now Damm has been poked in the eye. Yamasaki is forced to briefly stop the bout again. Damm is okay and the fight resumes. Damm lands a nice left hand that backs Jorge up. Jorge with a nice knee to Damm’s jaw. Jorge whiffs on a huge head kick. Damm touches up Jorge with a three punch combination. Solid right hook from Damm. Jorge is charging forward but leaving himself open for counters. Damm lands a hard left hook. Damm is taking this fight over. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Damm.
Round 3: Damm catches a Jorge kick and takes him to the mat. Damm takes Jorge’s back but gets reversed. Jorge locks up a d’arce choke. Damm fights out of the submission and gets to his feet! Jorge landing hard strikes on the feet. Damm looks exhausted. Damm stuffs a Jorge takedown. Jorge landing big punches against the cage. Jorge shots for a take down but gets caught in a kimura. Damm pulls guard but Jorge escapes the submission, gets back to his feet, and pushes Damm back to the cage. Damm circles out and gets to the center of the cage. Damm with a nice straight right. Jorge with a combination to the body. Damm front kicks Jorge in the groin and Yamasaki calls for time yet again. The fight resumes and Jorge quickly shoots for a takedown but gets denied. Damm lands a nice two punch combo. Both men throwing slow, wild punches. Jorge lands a left. The round ends with both men winging punches. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Jorge and the fight 29-28 Jorge.
Official Result: Rodrigo Damm def. Ivan Jorge via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28). The crowd boos the decision.
Jesse Ronson (156) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (155)
Round 1: Trinaldo and Ronson both open the bout in the southpaw stance. Both men looking to land a big punch early. Ronson follows a nice 1,2 combo with a leg kick. Ronson lands a hard body kick. Trinaldo lands a hard right hook. Nice straight left from Trinaldo. Trinaldo opening up and landing big. Ronson shoots for a takedown against the cage but gets stuffed. Trinaldo lands a hard left uppercut. Both men trade shots to end the round. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Trinaldo
Round 2: Ronson lands a nice left hand one minute into round 2. Ronson using his jab to keep Trinaldo at bay. Ronson lands a nice straight left. Trinaldo briefly attempts a takedown against the cage but is denied. Ronson controlling the center of the Octagon. Trinaldo lands a nice right hand counter. Trinaldo gets in deep on a takedown but Ronson counters with a great sprawl. Ronson lands a flashy wheel kick. Trinaldo circles and pushes Ronson against the cage. Ronson circles out but gets tripped by Trinaldo. Trinaldo ends the round on top. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Ronson.
Round 3: Both men are throwing huge punches to start the round. Ronson goes up stairs with a headkick that gets blocked. Ronson lands a nice lead right uppercut. Ronson with a clean right hook. Trinaldo looks tired. Trinaldo lands a huge left straight but Ronson walks right through it. Ronson lands a right jab and follows it with a leg kick. Ronson is the aggressor in this round. Trinaldo looks for a takedown and gets Ronson’s back. Ronson backs to the cage but Trinaldo won’t let him go. Ronson circles off of the cage and regains the center of the Octagon. Ronson pushes Trinaldo against the cage but almost immediately gets reversed. Trinaldo lands a takedown and finishes the fight on top. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Ronson and the fight 29-28 for Ronson.
Official Result: Francisco Trinaldo def. Jesse Ronson via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Yuri Alcantara (136) vs. Wilson Reis (135)
Round 1: Reis opens up the bout with a leg kick. Reis lands a right that buckles Alcantara. Alcantara shoots for the takedown but nearly has his back taken. Alcantara ends up in Reis’ half guard after a wide scramble. Reis gets up and looks for a takedown of his own. Reis tries to throw Alcantara but gets reversed. Alcantara in mount. Reis sweeps and ends up in Alcantara’s half-guard. Great groundwork here in the first round. The Referee stands the men up. Alcantara throwing hard punches. Reis shoots for a takedown that gets stuffed. Alcantara lands a hard left that drops Reis. Reis recovers and stands. Reis lands a takedown after catching an Alcantara knee. Alcantara gets to his feet, lands a takedown of his own, and takes Reis’ back as the round ends. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Alcantara.
Round 2: Alcantara lands a huge left hand thirty seconds in the round! Reis in all kinds of trouble. Reis looks for a takedown and gets it! Reis in full mount. Reis postures up and lands a handful of hard punches. Alcantara wraps up Reis. Alcantara sweeps Reis and ends up in his guard. Alcantara with hammerfists from halfguard. Alcantara stands up in Reis guard but leaves himself open for a takedown. Reis landing short punches from Alcantara’s guard. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Reis.
Round 3: Both men winging punches to start the round. Alcantara lands another hard left hand but Reis stays upright this time. Alcantara is finding his range. Reis pushes forward and lands a takedown against the cage. Reis landing sporadic ground and pound from Alcantara’s half-guard. Reis trying to pass but gets put back into Alcantara’s full guard. Alcantara gets back to his feet and puts Reis’ back to the cage. Alcantara with a trip takedown. Alcantara trying to finish the fight with hard ground and pound. The round ends before Alcantara can get the finish. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Reis and the fight 29-28 for Reis. Scorecards will be all over the place for this one folks.
Official Result: Yuri Alcantara def. Wilson Reis via split decision ( 30-27, 28-29, 30-27).
Felipe Arantes (146) vs. Maximo Blanco (145)
Round 1: Blanco charges forward to begin the fight. Blanco looking to end things early with big shots. Arantes reverses position and puts Blanco against the cage. Blanco separates. Blanco moves forward with a huge body kick that hurts Arantes. Arantes moves back to the cage where Blanco hits him with hard punches to the mid-section. Blanco hits a takedown and moves straight into half-guard. Blanco stands up. Arantes firing off big punches. Arantes goes high with a headkick. Blanco working the body with punches. Arantes is hurt against the cage but fires back! Arantes nearly lands a spinning wheel kick to Blanco’s head. Arantes lands hard punches that put Blanco down! Arantes goes straight to side control but gets reveresed by Blanco. Blanco ends the round in side-control. Close round but SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Arantes.
Round 2: Fighters trading strikes to open the round. Blanco trips Arantes with a leg kick and jumps into the guard. Arantes looks for a triangle but gets slammed twice by Blanco. Blanco escapes the submission and asks Arantes to stand. Fighters back on their feet. Arantes shoots for a takedown against the cage but gets stuffed. Blanco pushes Arantes away and moves to the center of the cage. Arantes lands a nice combo that ends with a body kick against the cage. Blanco with a nice two punch combination. Blanco hits a takedown straight into Arantes’ guard. Blanco trying to land ground and pound but Arantes has him tied up. Referee Mario Yamasaki stands the fighters up. The round ends shortly after. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Blanco.
Round 3: Arantes lands a hard two punch combination to Blanco’s head. Blanco looks for a takedown but gets denied. Arantes falls to the ground in pain after being destroyed by a kick to the groin. Referee Mario Yamasaki calls for time. Yamasaki deducts one point from Blanco. Blanco needs a finish here after the point deduction. Blanco hits air with a spinning wheel kick. Blanco gets a takedown and begins to work from the guard. Arantes searching for an armbar. Blanco escapes! Blanco tries to stand but Arantes quickly jumps up and gets a takedown of his own against the cage. Arantes working shots to the body from Blanco’s guard. Blanco uses the cage to get to his feet. Arantes shoots for another takedown. Blanco defending well against the cage. Arantes gives up on the takedown and starts to work from the clinch. Mario Yamasaki separate them after a few moments of stalling. Blanco swinging for the fences here. Arantes clinches up with Blanco and pushes him back to the cage. Blanco separates but the round ends there. SciFighting scores the round 10-8 Arantes and the fight 29-27 for Arantes.
Official Result: Felipe Arantes def. Maximo Blanco via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27).
Ildemar Alcantara (171) vs. Albert Tumenov (170)
Round 1: Fighters touch gloves to begin the fight. Alcantara starts the fight with a body kick that gets caught. Alcantara hits Tumenov with a nice combination. Tumenov lands a left that puts Alcantara down. Alcantara recovers and takes Tumenov down. Alcantara looks to move to mount but Tumenov sweeps and winds up in Alcantara’s guard. Tumenov looking to land elbows. Tumenov landing very hard ground and pound. Alcantara is hurt. Alcantara trying to wrap up Tumenov. Tumenov separates and starts landing blows again. Alcantara gets back to his feet. Tumenov opening up with a bevvy of strikes. Tumenov lands a nice counter right. Alcantara catches Tumenov while he’s jumping forward and hits a takedown. Alcantara working from Tumenov’s guard. Tumenov is bleeding badly. Alcantara passes into side control as the round ends. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Tumenov.
Round 2: Both men throwing hard strikes to open the round. Alcantara hits a takedown and moves quickly into Tumenov’s half-guard. Alcantara landing elbows. Alcantara looking to set up an arm triangle. Tumenov rolls over but Alcantara takes his back. Tumenov gets back to his feet but gets hit with two knees to the body on his way up. Alcantara pushes Tumenov back to the cage. Referee Keith Peterson breaks up the stalemate and restarts the men in the center of the cage. Tumenov tries to land a huge straight right but leaves himself open for the takedown. Alcantara working from half-guard once again. Alcantara landing an occasional elbow. Tumenov is bleeding everywhere. The round ends with Alcantara on top. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Alcantara.
Round 3: Both men opening up with punches to start the round. Alcantara pawing out his lead right hand. Alcantara looks for a body kick but gets countered with a straight left. Alcantara with a nice body kick. Straight right briefly buckles Alcantara. Alcantara lands a right hook. Tumenov lands a nice inside leg kick. Tumenov with a spinning backfist. Alcantara lands another body kick. Alcantara with a nice straight left. Alcantara lands a nice two punch combo. Tumenov counters with a right hand. Both men throwing punches as the round ends. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Alcantara and the fight 29-28 for Alcantara.
Official Result: Ildemar Alcantara def. Albert Tumenov via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27).
Douglas Silva de Andrade (145) vs. Zubair Tuhugov (146)
Round 1: Fighters touch gloves to open the bout. Both men in the orthodox stance. Tuhugov throws a spinning back kick to Adrade’s mid-section. Andrade lands two hard leg kicks. Andrade goes high with a head kick that is blocked. Tuhugov catches a Andrade body kick and briefly takes the fight to the mat before Andrade can get back to his feet. Tuhugov throws a spinning back fist that gets partially blocked. Tuhugov controlling the center of the octagon. A left hook opens up a cut above Andrade’s eye. Referee calls the Doctor in the cage to check on the cut. The Doctor gives Andrade the OK to continue. Big spinning back fist from Tuhugov that misses. Tuhugov hits a powerful takedown. Tuhugov with strong elbows from the guard. Andrade is up but Tuhugov greets him with a flurry punches that buckle him. Andrade survives to see round two. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Tuhugov.
Round 2: Tuhugov opens up the round with a strong body kick. Tuhugov lands a spinning back kick to the body. Andrade answers with the same spinning back kick but misses. Andrade lands a solid leg kick. Tuhugov lands a hard combination. Tuhugov shoots for a takedown but gets stuffed. Tuhugov controlling the center of the Octagon. Both men looking to land a spinning attack of sorts. Tuhugov lands a body kick. Tuhugov pressing forward. Andrade with a nice body kick. Tuhugov has a spinning backfist blocked. The round ends there. Close round but SciFighting scores the round 10-9 for Tuhugov.
Round 3: Tuhogov takes the center of the cage to start the round and lands a nice two punch combination. Tuhugov knocks Andrade off balance with a side kick to the mid-section. Andrade looks for a head kick but misses. Andrade misses with a spinning back kick. Andrade rocks Tuhugov with a head kick! Tuhugov fires back and regains his composure in the process. Tuhugov once again taking control of the center of the cage. Tuhugov puts together a flurry of punches that push Andrade back to the cage. Tuhugov taking control of the stand-up here. Tuhugov shoots for a takedown but is stuffed. Tuhugov ducks under a spinning back fists and looks for the takedown. Andrade counters the attempt nicely and gets back to his feet. Tuhugov lands a left hand counter. Tuhogov lands a spinning backfist. Both men feinting as the round ends. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Tuhugov and the fight 30-27 for Tuhugov.
Official Result: Zubair Tuhugov def. Douglas Silva de Andrade via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
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