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UFC 130: Gleison Tibau Vs. Rafaello Oliveira

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Kim Winslow is the referee for this contest at 155lbs.

Round 1: Oliveira lands first with an inside leg kick. A nice right connects for Oliveira. Tibau sends a straight right home home. Tibau hits a takedown and the ground battle ensues. Oliveira very active off of his back and threatens with the sweep immediately, forcing the fight back to the feet. A body kick connects for Tractor. An overhand left with heat on it grazes Oliveira’s chin. Tibau gets the takedown off of a left hand and Oliveira looks to get his hips out form under him. Oliveira gets to his feet, but Tibau makes him pay with a left hand. Tibau lands a good right counter off of a left hand by Oliveira. scores the round 10-9 for Tibau

Round 2: They touch gloves to start the second. Tibau with a good straight left. Oliveira drops for the takedown, but can’t complete it. Oliveira lands a good counter left hand. Oliveira lands a body kick. Tibau goes for the takedown again and bulls Oliveira to the mat. Tibau goes for the arm triangle briefly, but Oliveira fights it off and fights back to his feet as well. Oliveira drops for the single against the cage but can’t quite turn the corner. Tibau breaks and knocks Oliveria to the mat with a crisp left uppercut. Some follow up ground and pound ensues and Tibau eventually takes Oliveira’s back, unloading with punches. He goes for the rear naked after riding Oliveria’s back for a bit and forces the tap quickly.

Gleison Tibau defeated Rafaello Oliveira at 3:28 of round 2

Tibau says he’s coming for the title.