Brazilian heavyweight contender Jailton Almeida used his wrestling and grappling to neutralise the record-breaking knockout power of former title challenger Derrick Lewis in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The two heavyweight stars at the top of the UFC Sao Paulo fight card both had no problem making weight for their main event clash in Brazil on Saturday night.
Jailton Almeida: UFC’s newest heavyweight contender weighs in on Jones, Ngannou, Aspinall… and McGregor
Jailton Almeida is one of the most dangerous new contenders in the UFC’s heavyweight division, and the Brazilian finisher clearly has his finger on the pulse when it comes to the big heavyweight talking points in the sport.
UFC Charlotte: Jailton Almeida manhandles Jairzinho Rozenstruik en route to first-round submission win
Brazilian heavyweight contender Jailton Almeida catapulted himself into the upper echelon of the UFC heavyweight division with a one-round domination of Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Charlotte.
Jailton Almeida’s rise has been a rapid one, but the Brazilian heavyweight is happy to ride the wave as far as it’ll carry him.
Recap the immediate reactions of the stars of UFC 279 as they chatted with Joe Rogan inside the octagon after their respective bouts at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.