By Dave Meltzer, WrestlingObserver.com
Welcome to WrestlingObserver.com’s live coverage of UFC Fight Night 67: Condit vs. Alves from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil. The event, headlined by a five-round welterweight bout between Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves, airs on FOX Sports 1, with preliminary card action starting on UFC Fight Pass before moving over to FOX Sports 1. We have a preview for the event HERE and results of the weigh-ins HERE.
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC FIGHT PASS- 7 PM ET/4 PM PT):
WELTERWEIGHTS: LUIZ DUTRA VS. TOM BREESE
First round: Body kick by Dutra. Trading knees. Dutra with an elbow inside. Body kick by Breese. Dutra landed a left. Elbow by Dutra. Breese with a hard low kick. Dutra with a body shot and a left. Breese working for a takedown but didn’t get it. Low kick by Breese. Reese dropped him with a left and landed a lot of hammer punches on the ground and it was stopped at 4:58. Dutra was real upset. He wasn’t hurt bad and there were two seconds left, but he was in a bad position and didn’t move.
WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHTS: JULIANA LIMA VS. ERICKA ALMEIDA
First round: Almeida with headlock takeover. Lima reversed to the top. Lima landing punches. Almeida worked for an armbar but didn’t get it. Lima back on top. Lima landing more punches. Lima landing more punches. Lima 10-9.
Second round: Almeida landed a punch and Lima took her down. Big punch by Lima. The ref ordered a stand-up. Lima with punches and knees. Lima took her down again. Lima 20-18.
Third round: Pretty even first minute. Both landing punches. Right by Almeida. Nice right by Lima. Hard right by Almeida. Lima with a takedown. Lima 30-27.
Scores 30-27, 30-27 and 30-25 for Lima.
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX SPORTS 1- 8 PM ET/5 PM PT):
FEATHERWEIGHTS: LUCAS MARTINS VS. MIRSAD BEKTIC
First round: Bektic swinging and high slam takedown. Martins bleeding from the left eye. Bektic landing a lot of punches on the ground. Bektic landing more punches. Martins got to his feet. His right eye is bloody. Front kick by Bektic. Bektic moved in. Bektic took him down again. Nice punches by Bektic. Bektic now working for a choke as time is running out. 10-9 Bektic you could argue a 10-8.
Second round: Bektic knocked him down with a right and Bektic is pounding on him on the ground. It’s about time to stop this. And it was waved off.
WELTERWEIGHTS: ELIZEU ZALESKI DOS SANTOS VS. NICOLAS DALBY
First round: Dalby throwing kicks. Dos Santos landed some good punches. Dalby took him down. Body kick by Dalby. Dos Santos tried a spin kick and missed and Dalby took him down off it. Dos Santos back up. Dalby with another takedown. Dalby 10-9.
Second round: Both throwing big punches. Another takedown by Dalby. Dalby throwing punches as Dos Santos got up, and Dalby took him down again. Nice spinning kick by Dos Santos. Accidental low blow by Dalby. Dos Santos with an overhand right. Closer round. Dalby 20-18.
Third round: Both swinging. Dos Santos landed the right. Knees by Dos Santos. Knee by Dos Santos. Dos Santos with a body shot. Dos Santos with a combo. Dalby landing kicks and Dos Santos with knees. Hard knees by Dos Santos Takedown by Dalby. Dos Santos landing more punches. Dos Santos continuing to land. Dos Santos round 29-28 Dalby as the score. This could go either way. Great fight.
Scores: 29-28 Dalby 29-28 Dos Santos 29-28 Dalby. The crowd is booing. I thought he won the fight but it was going to be tough in a close fight in Brazil.
FLYWEIGHTS: JUSSIER FORMIGA VS. WILSON REIS
First round: Formiga dropped him with a left. Body kick by Reis. Formiga with a right. Low kick by Formiga. Right landed by Reis. Formiga with a right. Right by Formiga. Reis working hard for a takedown but didn’t get it. 10-9 Formiga
Second round: Formiga dropped him with a right. Reis went for a leg but couldn’t get it. Formiga has his back on the ground. Reis reversed to the top. Formiga back up. Reis working for a takedown but can’t get it. Right by Formiga. Formiga landing more punches. Formiga took him down. Reis working for a leglock and Reis got to his feet. Formiga 20-18.
Third round: Reis moving in looking for a takedown. Flying knee by Reis. Formiga with a right. Reis tied him up. The problem is Reis needs a knockout. Instead he’s working for a takedown from the clinch. Knee by Reis. Forminga landed some punches and took him down and got his back on the ground. Formiga took the round in the last 30 seconds, so 30-27 Formiga.
Scores: All three have it 29-28 Formiga.
FEATHERWEIGHTS: RONY JASON VS. DAMON JACKSON
First round: Flying knee by Jason but Jackson blocked and working for a takedown. Jason shoved him off. Takedown by Jackson. Jackson landing punches from the top. Jackson threw a knee to the head when Jason’s hand was down. Takedown by Jackson. Jason swept to the top and working for the armbar. Jason has an armbar and a triangle but Jackson defended the armbar. Jason used the triangle for the submission.
MAIN CARD (FOX SPORTS 1- 10 PM ET/7 PM PT):
WELTERWEIGHTS: WENDELL OLIVEIRA VS. DARREN TILL
First round: Till with a body kick. Oliveira moved in for a takedown. Body kick by Till. High kick and left by Till. Till landed a left. Crowd booing because not much happened. Till 10-9.
Second round: Till grabbed a bodylock, took him down but Oliviera back up right away. Olveira went for a takedown but Till ended up on top. Elbow by Till. Till dropping another elbow. He dropped three more elbows and knocked Oliveira out.
LIGHTWEIGHTS: FRANCISCO TRINALDO VS. NORMAN PARKE
First round: Trinaldo with a low kick. Nice left by Parke but a hard body shot by Trinaldo. Left to the body and right to the head by Trinaldo. Parke took him down. Trinaldo throwing elbows as Parke held him down. Judo takedown by Parke. Knee and punches by Trinaldo. Trinaldo 10-9.
Second round: Parke working for a takedown. Trinaldo with a left to the body. Trinald with another body punch. Knee by Trinaldo. Parke couldn’t get the takedown. Elbow by Trinaldo. A left and another left. Knee by Trinadlo. Left by Triandlo. Another left by Trinaldo. Body kick by Trinaldo. Right by to the body by Trinaldo. Trinaldo 20-18.
Third round: Parke took him down. Parke has his back. Parke is working for a choke. Trinaldo escaped. Another takedown by Parke. Parke threw a few punches from the top late. Parke’s round, I’ve got Trinaldo 29-28 but the first round was close so it could go either way.
Scores: 29-28 Parke 29-28 Trinaldo 29-28 Trinaldo
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS: FRANCIMAR BARROSO VS. RYAN JIMMO
First round: Barroso pushed him up against the fence. Barroso still working for a takedown but can’t get it. Barroso finally took him down but Jimmo right up. Barroso throwing punches in the clinch. Head kick by Jimmo. Left by Jimmo. Barroso missed a kick. Barroso 10-9
Second round: Trading kicks. Barroso with a low blow. This was a nasty one. Jimmo is hurt. Jimmo throwing. He may be done. After a long break, Jimmo agreed to continue after the five minute break. Barroso landed right. Uppercut by Jimmo and a right by Jimmo. Right and left by Barroso. Barroso 20-18.
Third round: Crowd booing. This is a boring fight. Barroso moved in with a punch. Barroso 30-27.
Scores: 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 for Barroso
LIGHTWEIGHTS: K.J. NOONS VS. ALEX OLIVEIRA
First round: Noons landed a left hook. Noons landing some punches. Nice left by Noons. Oliveira got behind him. Oliveira took him down and has his bak. Noons back up. Another slam takedown by Oliveira. Another slam by Oliveira. He’s working for a choke. He got it and Noons tapped out.
FEATHERWEIGHTS: NIK LENTZ VS. CHARLES OLIVEIRA
First round: Body kick by Lentz and he’s working for a takedown. Two punches by Lentz and he’s working for a takedown. Oliveira tried a guillotine but Lentz used it to get the takedown and on top. Lentz went to the ground and fired punches. Oliveira back and Lentz took him down briefly. Oliveira took Lentz down. Knee to the head. Knees and elbows by Oliveira. Both landing punches. Lentz landing more punches. Lentz landing several punches. He got Oliveira’s back. Both are trading. This is a great fight. Oliveira with an elbow and a knee and put him down and is pounding on him on the ground. Oliviera with punches on the ground. Oliveira with more punches. Oliveira with a knee to the body. Olivera got full mount with time running out. 10-9 Oliveira.
Second round: Body kick by Oliveira and more punches. Lentz took him down and moved to side control. Another slam takedown by Lentz and he’s working for a guillotine. Oliveira with up kicks. Oliveira reversed to the top. Lentz trying for a guillotine again. Lentz used the gullotine to reverse. Lentz now landing elbows onthe ground. Lentz with punches. Lentz going for a heel hook. Both with punches. Lentz ended up on top. Lentz keeping top position. Lentz’s round so 19-19 after two.
Third round: Olivera landed a knee and kick. Another knee by Oliveira. Oliveira working for a guillotine again and it’s tight. Lentz was caught and had to tap.
WELTERWEIGHTS: CARLOS CONDIT VS. THIAGO ALVES
First round: Body kick by Condit. Condit landing more kicks. Alves back with a low kick. Condit with a combination. Left and right by Condit. Alves with a low kick. Body kick by
Condit. Low kicks by Condit. Nice right by Alves. Condit with a body kick. Condit 10-9.
Second round: Both landing. Condit dropped him with a left. Condit with punches on the ground. He’s in full mount. Condit throwing a lot of punches. He’s throwing elbows from the top. Alves has a bloody nose. Knees to the body. Alves back up and Alves going for a guillotine himself but Condit out. Both trading punches. Alves tagged him. Condit landed a punch and some elbows and suplexed him down. Condit punching on the ground. He’s working for a choke. He’s working for a choke but Alves looks like he’s out of it. Condit landing good punches on the ground. Condit landing punches on the ground. Condit tried a kravat choke. Alves back up. Condit with an elbow. Body kicks and Alves with a kick to th head. Elbows by Condit and a knee. Condit took him down as the round ended. Condit 20-18.
Third round: The doctor stopped it due to his broken nose. The last two fights were great.