What is a prelim when an event is broadcast on a website? When the ENTIRE event is broadcast on a website, at that. Are prelims real, or just an illusion at this point? That is the question surrounding UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson for which I do not have an answer. The main card is currently underway while the preliminary card is in the books. Let’s take a look at UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson’s prelim results while we have a minute to catch our breath.
Rani Yahya vs. Johnny Bedford went to a No Contest in R1.
Jim Ailers def. Alan Omer via Split Decision
Thales Leites def. Trevor Smith via TKO in R1.
Jared Rosholt def. Daniel Omielanczuk via Unanimous Decision.