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UFC Fight Night 32 Live Blog: Paulo Thiago vs. Brandon Thatch

Paulo Thiago aims for his second straight win at UFC Fight Night 32.
Paulo Thiago aims for his second straight win at UFC Fight Night 32.
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This is the UFC Fight Night 32 live blog for Paulo Thiago vs. Brandon Thatch, a welterweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil.

Thiago, who has won three of his past five fights, will face Thatch, who is 1-0 in his UFC career, on the main card.

Check out the UFC Fight Night 32 live blog below.

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Round 1: Referee is Dan Miragliotta. They touch gloves, and we're underway. They are trading kicks. Mostly Thatch throwing legs early, push kicks and leg kicks. He comes in with a high knee, and Thiago takes the opportunity to take Thatch down. Thatch able to stand back up along the fence. Thiago with a body lock, and Thatch busts through it with a knee. He lands another one to the body, and then in the clinch, he lands one to Thiago's chin. Thiago looks for a trip, but finds an immovable object. Bang! Thatch lands a huge knee to the left side of Thiago's body that fells him, and then jumps on top of him and lands a finishing blow. Miragliotta steps in a waves Thatch off. Crazy power in that left knee, just crashed into Thiago's body and hurt him badly. Crowd fell silent. Even in victory, Thatch had a big hematoma on his forehead and was bleeding above his eye.

UFC Fight Night 32 results: Brandon Thatch def. Paulo Thiago via tapout due to strikes at 2:10 of R1.

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