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UFC 163 Recaps: Ferreira Submits Santos

Thiago 'Marreta' Santos

MMAFrenzy’s live coverage of tonight’s UFC 163 pay-per-view continues with our recap of tonight’s bout between Cezar Ferreira and Thiago “Marreta” Santos. The all-Brazilian pairing would see “Mutante” prove victorious in a quick fight. The explosive bout certainly kept the action rolling on tonight’s PPV in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Be sure to check out our complete coverage of UFC 163 including our UFC 163 play-by-playfull results, and more.

Ferreira Submits Santos

Blackzilians fighter, and TUF: Brazil 1 champion, Cezar Ferreira secured an impressive victory tonight in Rio against TUF:Brazil 2 veteran Thiago “Marreta” Santos. Ferreira connected with a nasty overhand left that staggered Santos into the cage. The Vitor Belfort protégé immediately pounced and landed a fight-ending guillotine choke with devastating speed. “Mutante” is now 2-0 in the UFC and finally appears healthy enough to begin his UFC career.


Rd. 1- Ferreira is setting up headkick early and tags Santos with a punch. Headkick attempt is missed but he attacks and sinks in a deep guillotine finish and Santos is forced to tap quickly.

Cezar Ferreira def. Thiago “Marreta” Santos via submission (guillotine) at 0:47 of Round 1


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