Rick Palhares (1-0), brother of UFC veteran "Toquinho", made his MMA debut Friday night at Brasil Fight 7 in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in the welterweight division, submitting Vinicius Franklin (2-1) in the best fight of the night. Palhares finished the bout with an anaconda choke in the third round.
In the main event, Jorge Rodrigues (28-8) moved up two weight classes to replaced Bellator veteran Thiago Michel with two days notice against Ken Jackson (11-11-1), and needed less than four minutes to tap the Oklahoma native with a kneebar.
Check below the full results of the event:
Jorge Rodrigues def. Ken Jackson via first-round submission (kneebar)
Juliana Lima def. Lilian Tolezi via first-round TKO
Diogo Bebezão def. Daniel Chicão via first-round submission (guillotine)
Herbert Souza def. Flavio Baiano via first-round submission (rear-naked choke)
Alessandro Gambulino def. Edgar Massara via unanimous decision
Gildásio Neto def. Luis Felipe via second-round submission (guillotine)
Gabriel Otávio def. Gabriel Buldog via second-round submission (guillotine)
Rick Palhares def. Vinicius Franklin via third-round submission (anaconda choke)
Bruno Wallace def. Thiago Paraíba via first-round TKO
Daniel Gaucho def. Juliano Gonçalves via first-round submission (kimura)
Benny Black def. Rodrigo Souza via split decision
Henrique Prota def. Wendel Cobra via first-round submission (triangle choke)