This is the UFC on FUEL TV 10 live blog for Daniel Sarafian vs. Eddie Mendez, a middleweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Brazil.
Sarafian, who lost to C.B. Dollaway in his UFC debut at UFC on FX 7, will face Mendez, who will be making his UFC debut, on the main card.
Check out the UFC on FUEL TV 10 live blog below.
Round 1: Dan Miragliotta is your referee. Both guys keeping their distance early, though each take turns closing the distance and landing two-punch combos. Mendez clinches Sarafian toward the fence as they clinch, which ends with Sarafian scoring a trip. Sarafian is in Mendes' half-guard. Sarafian beautifully maneuvers into an arm triangle, and it's not long before Mendez taps.
Daniel Sarafian def. Eddie Mendez via submission (side choke) at 2:20 of round one.