UFC 163 Live Blog: Cezar Ferreira vs. Thiago Santos

Cezar Ferreira aims for his second UFC win against Thiago Santos at UFC 163. - Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC 163 live blog for Cezar Ferreira vs. Thiago Santos, a middleweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

Ferreira, who won his UFC debut at UFC 147, will face Santos, who is 1-1 in his UFC career, on the main card.

Check out the UFC 163 live blog below.


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Round 1:
Referee Mario Yamasaki oversees this middleweight pay-per-view bout. Santos eats a huge left hook early. He's dazed. Ferreira follows up with a high kick. Ferreira swarms. Santos drops to a knee and Ferreira latches onto a front headlock. Ferreira backrolls into a guillotine. Santos immediately taps. Wow.

UFC 163 results: Cezar Ferreira def. Thiago Santos via submission (guillotine choke) at :47 of round one.

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