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UFC Fight Night 50 took place on Friday, September 5th at the Foxwoods Resorts Casino in Mashantucket, CT.
This card absolutely delivered as there were plenty of outstanding finishes throughout on one of the UFC’s most stacked Fight Night cards. Heavyweights Matt Mitrione and Ben Rothwell put a stamp on their respective opponents in Alistair Overeem and Derrick Lewis, both earning first round knockout victories. We also saw a doctor’s stoppage due to a cut end a thrilling fight between Joe Lauzon and Michael Cheisa in round two.
As for the main event of the evening, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza controlled Gegard Mousasi on the mat for the majority of three rounds, until he ultimately secured a guillotine to finish the fight.
Full UFC Fight Night 50 Results below.
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza def. Gegard Mousasi via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 4:30
Ben Rothwell def. Alistair Overeem via knockout – Round 1, 2:19
Matt Mitrione def. Derrick Lewis via TKO – Round 1, 0:41
Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – Round 2, 2:14
John Moraga def. Justin Scoggins via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 0:47
Al Iaquinta def. Rodrigo Damm via TKO – Round 3, 2:41
Rafael Natal def. Chris Camozzi via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Chris Beal def. Tateki Matsuda via unanimous decision
Chas Skelly def. Sean Soriano via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Of The Night Awards:
Fight of the Night: Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Cheisa
Performances of the Night: Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza & Ben Rothwell