Watch Marlon Moraes vs. Raphael Assuncao 2 full fight video highlights from UFC Fortaleza’s main event above, courtesy of ESPN.
UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2 took place Feb. 2 at the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. UFC bantamweight contenders Raphael Assuncao (27-6) and Marlon Moraes (22-5-1) collided in a pivotal rematch in the night’s main event, which aired live on ESPN+. Catch the video highlights below.
For more on Assuncao vs. Moraes 2, check out the play-by-play courtesy of MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee.
Round 1: Jason Herzog on hand to oversee the main event. Moraes opens up with a leg kick. He’s scoring low, but Assuncao catches him coming in with a low kick that momentarily trips up Moraes. Moraes starts pumping his jab. Right hook by Moraes lands hard, and he connects with another that wobbles Assuncao. He has to wrap up Moraes and pull him into guard to recover. Assuncao is trying to kick Moraes off, but Moraes is finding openings for ground-and-pound. Guillotine attempt from Moraes as Assuncao works to get back to his feet. Moraes commits and he’s on top with Assuncao’s head trapped. Moraes has Assuncao’s legs tied up too and there’s the tap by Assuncao!
Official result: Marlon Moraes def. Raphael Assuncao via submission (guillotine choke) at 3:17 of round one