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UFC Fight Night 137: Santos vs. Anders

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07.18.2018 | 3:31 PM ET

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UFC Fight Night 137
  • Saturday 09.22.2018 at 10:30 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Fox Sports 1 | Prelims: Fox Sports 2
  • Name: UFC Fight Night 137: Santos vs. Anders
  • Also Known As: UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: WME-IMG
  • Venue: Ginásio do Ibirapuera
  • Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Jimmy Smith, Brendan Fitzgerald
  • Ring Announcer: Joe Martinez
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Jimmy Smith
  • Attendance: 9,485
  • TV Ratings: 607,000 avg. viewers (701k peak, 243k FS2 prelims)
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 14
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Bout   Info
Thiago Santos   defeats   Eryk Anders   via KO/TKO, Retirement   5:00 Round 3 of 5, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Alex Oliveira   defeats   Carlo Pedersoli   via KO/TKO, Punches   0:39 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Antônio Rogério Nogueira   defeats   Sam Alvey   via KO/TKO, Punches   1:00 Round 2 of 3, 6:00 Total Bout Page
Andre Ewell   defeats   Renan Barão   via Decision, Split   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Randa Markos   vs.   Marina Rodriguez   Ends in a Draw, Majority   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Charles Oliveira   defeats   Christos Giagos   via Submission, Rear Naked Choke   3:22 Round 2 of 3, 8:22 Total Bout Page
Francisco Trinaldo   defeats   Evan Dunham   via KO/TKO, Knee to the Liver   4:10 Round 2 of 3, 9:10 Total Bout Page
Ryan Spann   defeats   Luis Henrique   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Augusto Sakai   defeats   Chase Sherman   via KO/TKO, Ground and Pound   4:03 Round 3 of 3, 14:03 Total Bout Page
Sérgio Moraes   defeats   Ben Saunders   via Submission, Arm Triangle Choke   4:42 Round 2 of 3, 9:42 Total Bout Page
Mayra Bueno Silva   defeats   Gillian Robertson   via Submission, Armbar   4:55 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Thales Leites   defeats   Hector Lombard   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Elizeu Zaleski   defeats   Luigi Vendramini   via KO/TKO, Flying Knee and Punches   1:20 Round 2 of 3, 6:20 Total Bout Page
Livia Renata Souza   defeats   Alex Chambers   via Submission, Guillotine Choke   1:21 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page

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MassaBruce
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09.23.2018 | 12:23 AM ET

Predictions: 10 of 14 Winners, 4 Perfect, 720 Points   |   Tied for 158th   |   View

Oliveira vs Masvidal would be great as well 

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AnAlias
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09.23.2018 | 12:25 AM ET

Predictions: 9 of 14 Winners, 2 Perfect, 580 Points   |   Tied for 789th   |   View

Are these 2 still going to be rankable at 185 here after this? I feel like they should be. 

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GreenHornet
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09.23.2018 | 12:31 AM ET

Predictions: 10 of 14 Winners, 2 Perfect, 635 Points   |   Tied for 503rd   |   View

I want Anders to win, but I fear that the man nicknamed Sledgehammer is gonna bring the hammer down on Anders' little run that he's on.  The problem with Santos always is his inconsistency, but with him at 205 now I think that goes away.

* Edited at 09.23.2018, 12:34 AM ET *

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Josh3000
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09.23.2018 | 12:41 AM ET

Predictions: 9 of 14 Winners, 2 Perfect, 625 Points   |   Tied for 568th   |   View

10-9 Thiago.
ImperatorFishrat
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09.23.2018 | 12:41 AM ET

Predictions: 9 of 14 Winners, 4 Perfect, 630 Points   |   Tied for 543rd   |   View

10-9 santos. Anders looks like a midget.

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ImperatorFishrat
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09.23.2018 | 12:47 AM ET

Predictions: 9 of 14 Winners, 4 Perfect, 630 Points   |   Tied for 543rd   |   View

say what you want about anders, who is basically just outsized, outpowered and outmuscled here, but he is ******* game and has balls of steel.

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GreenHornet
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09.23.2018 | 12:52 AM ET

Predictions: 10 of 14 Winners, 2 Perfect, 635 Points   |   Tied for 503rd   |   View

Man Anders is really working the takedown well and is making the most of them.  If he wasn't always up against the cage and had more room to work on the ground, he could have possibly tapped out Santos, especially when he had the hooks in.

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ImperatorFishrat
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09.23.2018 | 12:54 AM ET

Predictions: 9 of 14 Winners, 4 Perfect, 630 Points   |   Tied for 543rd   |   View

oh ****

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Josh3000
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09.23.2018 | 12:54 AM ET

Predictions: 9 of 14 Winners, 2 Perfect, 625 Points   |   Tied for 568th   |   View

That was a really good fight.
ImperatorFishrat
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09.23.2018 | 12:55 AM ET

Predictions: 9 of 14 Winners, 4 Perfect, 630 Points   |   Tied for 543rd   |   View

hope he's ok, what a ******* warrior...can't give more than that.

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GreenHornet
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09.23.2018 | 12:55 AM ET

Predictions: 10 of 14 Winners, 2 Perfect, 635 Points   |   Tied for 503rd   |   View

Holy crap!  Thiago Santos did to Eryk Anders what Travis Brown did to Josh Barnett with those short elbows.

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ImperatorFishrat
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09.23.2018 | 12:56 AM ET

Predictions: 9 of 14 Winners, 4 Perfect, 630 Points   |   Tied for 543rd   |   View

Anders just legit became one of my favorite fighters.

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GreenHornet
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09.23.2018 | 12:59 AM ET

Predictions: 10 of 14 Winners, 2 Perfect, 635 Points   |   Tied for 503rd   |   View

205 Thiago Santos is even scarier than 185 Thiago Santos, if that was even possible.  He could easily become a dark horse contender for the belt with in a year's time.

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GreenHornet
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09.23.2018 | 1:01 AM ET

Predictions: 10 of 14 Winners, 2 Perfect, 635 Points   |   Tied for 503rd   |   View


Have to say, that was a good card overall.



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ImperatorFishrat
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09.23.2018 | 1:01 AM ET

Predictions: 9 of 14 Winners, 4 Perfect, 630 Points   |   Tied for 543rd   |   View

Yeah, 205 is his home. The division needs a shake up and he's a great addition. 

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Shaolin86
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09.23.2018 | 1:08 AM ET

Predictions: 9 of 14 Winners, 1 Perfect, 560 Points   |   Tied for 891st   |   View

Another guy who's chin seems a lot better without cutting down a class too.

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Fancias911
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09.23.2018 | 1:09 AM ET

Predictions: 12 of 14 Winners, 6 Perfect, 895 Points   |   1st Place   |   View

Santos should stay at LHW. Anders should go back down to MW.

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freemoneyforall
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09.23.2018 | 1:09 AM ET

Predictions: 11 of 14 Winners, 0 Perfect, 625 Points   |   555th Place   |   View

U guys ever hear chael sonnins story about the nogueira brothers first day in america?

They thought a bus was an animal. Little nog tried to feed it a carrot 
and big nog was petting it saying whoa boy.
freemoneyforall
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09.23.2018 | 1:22 AM ET

Predictions: 11 of 14 Winners, 0 Perfect, 625 Points   |   555th Place   |   View

Night boys. C u guys in two weeks for the biggest fight of the year.

Mcgregor vs khabib

Lets c who the true champ is.
Detroit Superstar
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09.23.2018 | 1:30 AM ET

Predictions: 10 of 14 Winners, 2 Perfect, 620 Points   |   Tied for 576th   |   View

Anders not on 5 days notice could've won that fight. He fought very good on 5 days notice. Plus he just fought into the 3rd Round 4 weeks ago. 

Time to take a break for a few months, get back down to 185 and beatdown a Top 13-20 MW and he'll be back on track. 

He did everyone a favour and held the Main Event together. That's "Ya Boy" right there. Manuwa didn't want to fight. Say what you want Manuwa pussed out and Anders stepped up like a G.

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