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UFC 163 Live Blog: Cezar Ferreira vs. Thiago Santos

Cezar Ferreira aims for his second UFC win against Thiago Santos at UFC 163.
Cezar Ferreira aims for his second UFC win against Thiago Santos at UFC 163.
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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.