UFC 163 undercard live blog: Magalhaes vs. Perosh, Nunes vs. Gaff, more

Vinny Magalhaes will headline the prelims against Anthony Perosh at UFC 163. - Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC 163 undercard live blog for the UFC 163 event at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

There will be seven fights on the UFC 163 undercard. Vinny Magalhaes vs. Anthony Perosh, Amanda Nunes vs. Shiela Gaff, Sergio Moraes vs. Neil Magny, Ian McCall vs. Iliarde Santos, Rani Yahya vs. Josh Clopton, Viscardi Andrade vs. Bristol Marunde, and Endaldo Oliveira vs. Francimar Barrosa will be featured on the prelims.

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Viscardi Andrade vs. Bristol Marunde

Round 1: Both fighters open orthodox. Mario Yamasaki is the referee. A left hand feint followed by a right hand cracks Marunde and he gets scrambled. Marunde tries to recover and eats another left. That's enough for the referee to call it as Marunde goes back down face first.

Viscardi Andrade def. Bristol Marunde via TKO (strikes) at 1:36 of round 1

Ednaldo Oliveira vs. Francimar Barroso

Round 1: Leon Roberts is the referee. Both fighters are right handed. Barroso reaches for a takedown and is stuffed. He does, however, land a nice outside leg kick. Both fighters throwing wild punches from the outside and mostly missing as a result. Running outside leg kick again for Barroso plus a right as Oliveira marches in. Body kick scores now for Barroso. Oliveira is chasing with punches, but can't connect on anything. Oliveira charges in near the end of the round with punches and forces the clinch, but can't make anything happen.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Barroso

Round 2: Barroso opens the round briefly as a southpaw, but switches orthodox and lands a thundering leg kick. Right hand down the pipe from Oliveira connects. Oliveira catches a kick, plants Barroso on the mat and scores good ground and pound with a few strikes before backing out and forcing Barroso to his feet. Barroso attempts a single leg and can't really secure it. Thudding right scores twice for Barroso in open space as he runs in. Counter left hook from Barroso as well as a body kick. Barroso catches Oliveira's kick, kicks out Oliveira's post leg and gets on top.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Barroso

Round 3: Oliveira's attempts to clinch and trip and Barroso reverses midair, landing on top. They both stand quickly, however, and clinch. Barroso scores a body lock outside trip. Oliveira is trying to hip out and wall walk with the help of a whizzer and does. Oliveira briefly locks up the clinch and lands several hard knees to the body, but Barroso changes levels and breaks the grip. Oliveira presses Barroso into the fence as the round expires.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Barroso and the fight 30-27 Barroso.

Francimar Barroso def. Ednaldo Oliveira via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Rani Yahya vs. Josh Clopton

Round 1: Both fighters open orthodox. Yahya chases down a single on Yahya and locks up an trip from underneath Clopton by disrupting his base. From 50/50 guard, Yahya climbs on top by threatening with the heel hook to sit his hips up and force Clopton down. Yahya methodically moves to mount even after Clopton briefly establishes butterfly guard.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Yahya

Round 2: Yahya opens southpaw and switches stances side to side. Yahya chasing down another takedown against the fence and secures it. Yahya now works his passing game and secures mount. Yahya now in half guard trying to secure far side kimura.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Yahya

Round 3: Yahya switching stances and is in on a single, but Clopton hits a switch, lands on top and is now in Yahya's open guard. Clopton presses Yahya into the fence, but isn't very busy on top. They both stand and trade wild strikes. Clopton scores with a knee up the middle. Clopton secures a trip, but Clopton backs out and they're on their feet. Right hand from Yahya tags Clopton and he's in on a single. He lands it barely and the round ends with him on top.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Clopton and the fight 29-28 Yahya

Rani Yahya def. Josh Clopton via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Ian McCall vs. Iliarde Santos

Round 1: Mario Yamasaki is the referee. McCall opens leg kicking both inside and out. McCall whiffs on a two-punch combination, but keeps kicking the legs of Santos. Two left hooks land for McCall on a counter combo from Santos. Santos shoots, is stuffed and pulls guard. McCall now on top throwing a relentless barrage of strikes. Santos is able to stand, but eats numerous body shots on the way up. Santos misses on a spinning back fist. Both fighters land punches in a tight exchange.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 McCall

Round 2: Santos takes center of the cage and fires a left hook, but whiffs on a right of his own as McCall circles away. McCall ducks several punches while counter punching Santos and landing hard strikes high and low. McCall ducks and eats a hard knee. McCall level changes for a takedown is stuffed and Santos scores an outside trip. McCall quickly stands. McCall gets caught in open space and eats a right.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 McCall

Round 3: Lunging right from Santos finds the mark. Santos reaches for a takedown and is easily stuffed. Nice right to the body and leg kick from McCall. Follows up with a double to take the back of Santos briefly off of a semi-takedown. Hard left to the body from McCall. Santos fails on a double and McCall scores on a left hand over the top on the break. Santos whiffs on another spinning backfist and eats a left from McCall for his efforts. Right hand lands for McCall unobstructed. Knee from McCall after stuffing the takedown attempt from Santos. Good uppercut from Santos lands just before the final bell.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 McCall and the fight 30-27 McCall

Ian McCall def. Iliarde Santos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Sergio Moraes vs. Neil Magny

Round 1: Both fighters open orthodox. Leon Roberts is the referee. Moraes scores an inside trip and is working from side control. Off of Magny's frame, Moraes moves to mount as if he's floating. He secures a mounted triangle, rolls to his back, cuts an angle, throws elbows from his back and gets the tap.

Sergio Moraes def. Neil Magny via submission (triangle choke) at 3:13 of round 1

Amanda Nunes vs. Sheila Gaff

Round 1: They both open wildly with strikes and fall to the ground and in a scramble and Gaff briefly takes the back, but they're back on their feet. Nunes puts them back down on a single. Nunes moves to mount along the fence. Gaff stands up in mount out of nowhere, but Nunes puts her back down. Heavy elbows from on top from Nunes and the referee calls it.

Amanda Nunes def. Sheila Gaff via TKO (strikes) at 2:08 of round 1

Vinny Magalhaes vs. Anthony Perosh

Round 1: Mario Yamasaki is the referee. Magalhaes eats a right hand closing the distance and falls to the mat. Perosh pounces, follows up with several hard punches and he's out. The referee stops it to the stunned silence of the crowd.

Anthony Perosh def. Vinny Magalhaes via TKO (strikes) at :14 of round 1

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