UFC Fight Night 67: Condit vs. Alves live results and play-by-play for main card

UFC Fight Night 67 is set to go down in Goiania, Brazil tonight with a welterweight slugfest on top. Former UFC interim champ Carlos…

By: Tim Burke | 8 years ago
UFC Fight Night 67: Condit vs. Alves live results and play-by-play for main card
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UFC Fight Night 67 is set to go down in Goiania, Brazil tonight with a welterweight slugfest on top. Former UFC interim champ Carlos Condit will make his long-awaited return from injury to face off with veteran Thiago Alves.

We’ll cover all the main card action in this post. Thereare six bouts on the main card, which airs on Fox Sports 1. This portion of the card kicks off at 10pm ET/7pm PT.

Other than the main event, the card features a co-main event rematch in the featherweight division, with Nik Lentz taking on Charles Oliveira. Other well-known fighters on the main card include former EliteXC champ K.J. Noons and TUF Smashes lightweight winner Norman Parke.

Join us in the comments and let everyone know what you think of tonight’s card.

Thiago Alves vs. Carlos Condit

Round 1 – Condit trying to find his range early. They exchange leg kicks. Alves working inside leg kicks. Condit with a combo. More kicks from both. Head kick from Condit is blocked. Alves with two outside leg kicks. Condit with a step-in elbow. Left hook for Condit. Alves chps at him with kicks. Body kick from Condit. Right hook scores for Alves. another hard kick. 10-9 Alves.

Round 2 – Alves leads with what else? A leg kick.  Big left from Condit drops Alves! Condit jumped into mount and opened up with punches. Alves rolled to his back and his nose is leaking bloody. Condit dropping hard elbows. Condit looked for a choke but Alves got up! There’s more blood on Condit than there is on Alves. Alves is still throwing bombs. Another hard shot connects for Condit. Elbow! Takedown. Condit rotated around and looked for the choke again. Back to mount. Now half, dropping rights. Alves is showing major heart by surviving this. Alves back up again. Wow. Jabs to the broken nose from Condit. Standing elbow. Head kick from Alves. Spinning elbow from Condit! Round ends. Wow. 10-8 Condit.

The doctor is in the ring looking at Alves’ mangled nose. He stopped the fight. The right call, but Alves is still a warrior.

Carlos Condit defeats Thiago Alves by TKO (exploded nose), 5:00 of round two

Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira

Round 1 – Lentz got a body lock and looked for a takedown. Oliveira looked for a guillotine but Lentz worked from side control. He backed out of guard, and Oliveira eventually got up. Oliveira used a fireman’s carry, then landed a hard knee to Lentz’s body. Lentz with a few good punches, Do Bronx looked for knees up the middle. Very intense pace. Oliveira is just taking everything Lentz has and is continuing to knee him in the body. Lentz went down from a body shot and Oliveira looked to GnP, but Lentz tied him up. Oliveira moved to mount but the round ended. Great round. 10-9 Oliveira.

Round 2 – Body kicks from Do Bronx. Lentz tied him up. They went to the ground in Oliveira’s half guard. Lentz passed to side. Oliveira gave up his back to get to his feet. Lentz took him back down and Oliveira landed right on his face. Oliveira reversed while Lentz hunted for a guillotine. Lentz back on top now. Oliveira dropped back for a heel hook. 50/50. Lentz spun out and worked from the top again. Oliveira finally got up with 25 seconds to go, then dropped for another leg lock. 10-9 Lentz.

Round 3 – Oliveira with a knee to the body and some leg kicks. Another hard knee. Lentz backed him up against the cage. Oliveira caught a standing guillotine and dropped down, then reversed to mount. He cranked on it for a while. Lentz lasted a lot longer in it than he had any right to, but he was eventually forced to tap out.

Charles Oliveira defeated Nik Lentz by submission (guillotine choke), 1:10 of round 3

K.J. Noons vs. Alex Oliveira

Round 1 – Noons scored with two overhand rights early. Noons walked Oliveira down and landed two more rights. Oliveira responded with a sneaky right of his own. Oliveira tied him up against the fence and worked on Noons’ back. He got a takedown, but Noons popped up quickly. Rinse and repeat two more times. He finally was able to get him down and immediately sunk a choke from his back. Noons was dead to rights and was forced to tap.

Alex Oliveira defeated K.J. Noons by submission (rear naked choke), 2:30 of round 1

Francimar Barroso vs. Ryan Jimmo

Round 1 – Counter right from Jimmo. Barroso pressed him against the cage.  He held him there for a while and looked for a takedown, but couldn’t get it. This is certainly a Jimmo fight so far, except Barroso is doing the Jimmoing. The ref finally separated them with 45 seconds to go. Jimmo with a head kick. Leg kick. A right connects for Barroso. 10-9 Barroso.

Round 2 – Barroso dove in for a takedown, popped up, and landed a knee to the body. Barroso pressed him against the cage again. They stayed there for a minute until the referee separated them. Jimmo landed a right but got kicked in the balls at the same time. Really, really hard. To the point that the doctor had to come in and it appeared that he was puking into a bucket. After three minutes though, it looked like Jimmo was ready to continue. Wow. I wouldn’t be able to go to work for a week after that. Inside leg kick from Jimmo, and an uppercut. Barroso with a big right. Some blood coming from the nose of Jimmo. They clinched up again and the ref separated them much quicker than before. 10-9 Barroso.

Round 3 – Jimmo with a leg kick. A lot of bouncing, but not a lot of action. Jimmo got Barroso against the cage this time. Barroso reversed it. Barroso landed a right before clinching up again. And the ref split them. Jab from Jimmo. Guess what? They clinched up again. This is a terrible fight even by Jimmo standards. 10-9 Barroso and 30-27 overall. But who knows.

Francimar Barroso defeated Ryan Jimmo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Norman Parke vs. Francisco Trinaldo

Round 1 – Trinaldo with some leg kicks. Parke trying to box. Overhand left from Massaranduba. Trinaldo continued to rip the leg and put together some nice body/head combos. Parke got a takedown. He transitioned to his back briefly, but Trinaldo got up. Parke got him back down to his butt though. Trinaldo got up again and landed an elbow. Combo lands at the horn. Tough to score, but I’ll go 10-9 Parke.

Round 2 – Jabs from Parke. More kicks from Trinaldo. Massaranduba stuffed a takedown attempt and they clinched up against the cage. Dirty boxing from Trinaldo. They separate and Trinaldo scores with a left and an uppercut. Another stuffed takedown. More body work from Trinaldo. Parke tried again for a takedown but couldn’t get it. Standing elbow from Trinaldo, and a jumping knee. He’s all over Parke. Left hook, body kick, leg kick. More body work. Head kick. 10-9 Trinaldo.

Round 3 – Head kick from Trinaldo. Park with a nice trip takedown. Parke eventually took his back with one hook. He’s looking to sink the second hook and finally gets it. Parke looked to soften him up with a couple of elbows and punches. Trinaldo defended the choke. He finally escaped with about a minute to go. Parke looked for another takedown and got it. 10-9 Parke. I have it 29-28 Parke, but the first round will decide it.

Francisco Trinaldo defeated Norman Parke by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Wendell Oliveira vs. Darren Till

Round 1 – Till opens up with a variety of kicks. Oliveira tied him up and looked to take him down. They were clinched against the cage for a looong time, and the ref didn’t separate them despite a lack of action. Finally they returned to the center halfway through the round. Till went back to the kicks. Oliveira was coming up short on his punches. Till with a jab and more leg kicks. Oliveira with his own leg kick. 10-9 Till.

Round 2 – Head kick from Till. Oliveira caught a kick and looked for the takedown, but Till reversed and worked from the top. Hard elbow.  More elbows. Wow, Oliveira is out! Three in a row right to the jaw put him to sleep. That was seriously impressive.

Darren Till defeats Wendell Oliveira by KO (elbows), 1:37 of round two

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