This is the UFC on FUEL TV 10 live blog for William Macario vs. Leonardo Santos, a welterweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Brazil.
Macario, who is 6-0 in his career, will face Santos, who is 11-3 in his career, for the TUF: Brazil 2 title on the main card.
Check out the UFC on FUEL TV 10 live blog below.
Round 1: Marc Goddard is your referee. After an early feeling-out period, the fighters engage in a clinch battle, frequently switching position before Macario finally pushes off. Santos with a jab and Macario fires a two-punch combo. Macario with a takedown. He lands an elbow in the guard and postures up. "Patalino" ends up in Santos' half-guard for a bit and lands a few strikes. Macario against gets up, gets back in Santos' guard, and methodically lands strikes while Santos tries to improve his position. Santos scrambles to his feet. They're tired up with Santos' back to the fence. They break. Final minute. Fight hits the ground with both guys jostling for position as the round ends. MMAFighting scores the round for William Macario, 10-9.
Round 2: A pair of early engagements ends with neither fighter getting a takedown. Santos is throwing more in the early going, including a knee which found a home on Macario's chin. Macario shoots for a takedown and lands it. Crowd boos the inactivity on the ground. Two minutes in. They scramble back to their feet at the round's midpoint. Macario just utterly flagrantly holds the fence on a Santos takedown attempt. Goddard calls timeout, warns Macario, and restarts the fight, but doesn't deduct a point. Santos with a takedown, and he's opening up with his ground and pound. Macario attempts to turn over but turns right into an arm triangle. Macario taps.
Leonardo Santos def. William Macario via submission (arm triangle) at 4:43 of round two to win the TUF Brazil 2 welterweight tourney.