Curtis Millender was fast-tracked to a co-headlining spot, after winning his first three UFC bouts, but Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos halted his rise at UFC Wichita.
Zaleski dos Santos took Millender down moments into the bout, and as the latter looked to scramble out, Zaleski dos Santos took his back. Not long after, Zaleski dos Santos sunk in a fight-ending rear-naked-choke. “Capoeira” has now won seven straight.
Here are the results so far for UFC Wichita.
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos def. Curtis Millender via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 2:35
Niko Price def. Tim Means via KO (punches) R1, 4:50
Blagoy Ivanov def. Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28
Beneil Dariush def. Drew Dober via submission (armbar) R2, 4:41
Omari Akhmedov def. Tim Boetsch via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Anthony Rocco Martin def. Sergio Moraes via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Yana Kunitskaya def. Marion Reneau via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Grant Dawson def. Julian Erosa via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-27)
Maurice Greene def. Jeff Hughes via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Matt Schnell def. Louis Smolka via submission (triangle-choke) R1, 3:18
Alex Morono def, Zak Ottow via TKO (elbows & punches) R1, 3:34
Alex White def. Dan Moret via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)