Opening the event season in 2010, UFC-108 thrilled the audience at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas. In the main fight of the night, the American Rashad evans managed to impose his good takedown game and defeated the Brazilian Thiago Silva in the unanimous decision of the referees. The other Brazilians on the show emerged victorious with Junior Gypsy knocking out Gilbert-Yvel e Rafaello Tractor passing through the american John Gunderson.
Back in the octagon after losing the UFC belt in May last year, Rashad evans From the beginning of the fight, he avoided open exchanges and immediately tried to shorten the distance. Getting the better of the clinch, the American got the takedowns, but didn't maintain Thiago Silva in floor. After two very hard-fought rounds, the Brazilian managed to loosen up his game, calling his opponent into open striking, lowering his guard and landing good blows against Evans, who ended up suffering a knockdown, but with good absorption of the punches, the American managed to get up. and endure the final moments of the fight, winning the referees' decision by 29×28
Junior Cigano vs. Gilbert Yvel
Proving the great phase, Junior Gypsy He needed just two minutes to knock out the experienced Gilbert Yvel and score his fourth consecutive victory in the UFC. Aware of the Dutchman's dangerous knees, the Brazilian worked his boxing well and with a beautiful left swing he knocked his opponent down, continuing the punishment with powerful ground and pound, which forced the referee to stop the fight.
Rafaeelo “Trator” Oliveira vs. John Gunderson
After debuting with a defeat in Ultimate, Rafaello “Trator” Oliveira managed to recover tonight at UFC-108. The Brazilian black belt dominated the entire fight against the American John Gunderson. In the third round, Rafaello sought the submission with an arm-bar in the final moments, but the bell sounded and saved the American, even so, the Tupiniquim victory in the unanimous decision of the referees. Check out the full results:
– Paul Daley defeated Dustin Hazelett by technical knockout in R1;
- Jim Miller submitted Duane Ludwig with an armbar in R1;
– Junior “Cigano” dos Santos defeated Gilbert Yvel by technical knockout in R1;
– Martin Kampmann submitted Jacob Volkmann with a guillotine choke in R1;
- Cole Miller submitted Dan Lauzon with an inverted triangle in R1;
- Mark Munoz submitted Ryan Jensen with punches in R1;
– Rafaello “Trator” Oliveira defeated John Gunderson via unanimous decision by the judges.