The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Sao Paulo event on Saturday night (November 16, 2019) from the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil that aired on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+.
Early in the first round, Oliveira landed a right hook in the pocket that rocked Gordon then followed up with a right uppercut that put Gordon on his back to end the fight.
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Entering this fight, Oliveira had been on a hot streak that includes four consecutive submission victories. In his previous bout, he picked up a TKO win over Nik Lentz at the UFC Rochester event from the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York on ESPN+.
Gordon was 3-2 in his last five fights under the UFC banner entering this bout. He snapped back-to-back losses to Carlos Diego Ferreira and Joaquim Silva by knockout when he scored a decision win over Dan Moret at the UFC Minneapolis event on June 29, 2019 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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