MMA

Brazil vs Poland: Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Adam Wieczorek fight at ‘UFC 230’ in New York City

Featuring 12 mixed martial arts matches, “UFC 230” took place at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, United States. Brazil and Poland were represented during the event.

In the first bout of the evening, Adam “Siwy” Wieczorek, 26, of Chorzow, Poland) faced Marcos Rogerio “Pezao” de Lima of Ribeirâo Pires, Sao Paulo, Brazil. They competed in the heavyweight division.

Blue Corner

Wieczorek has been competing professionally since 2011. He joined the UFC in 2017 and “UFC 230” marked his third bout in the promotion.

The Polish fighter was born in Chorzow on February 5, 1992. Representing AKS Chorzow, he was the only fighter representing Poland at “UFC 230.”

Red Corner

De Lima has been competing professionally since 2009. He joined the UFC in 2014 and “UFC 230” marked his eighth bout in the promotion.

The Brazilian fighter was born in Sao Paulo on June 25, 1985. Representing 011 MMA Team, he was one of the two fighters who represented Brazil at “UFC 230.”

Fight Result

After three five-minute rounds, the heavyweight bout between Wieczorek and de Lima was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, referee Dan Miragliotta raised the hand of the Brazilian contender, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

The loss to de Lima downgraded Wieczorek’s professional MMA record to 10 wins and 2 losses. It ended the Polish fighter’s nine-bout winning streak.

After beating Wieczorek at “UFC 230,” de Lima now has 16 wins and 5 losses. It was a redemptive win for the Sao Paulo native, who was coming out of a shoulder choke submission loss to Ovince “OSP” St. Preux, 35, of Knoxville, Tennessee, United States at “UFC Fight Night 108” on April 22, 2017.

“UFC 230” main events

In the co-main event of the evening, Chris “The All-American” Weidman, 34, of Baldwin, New York, United States faced Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, 38, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the middleweight division. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]

In the main event, Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis, 33, of Houston, Texas, United States challenged reigning UFC Heavyweight Champion Daniel “DC” Cormier, 39, of San Jose, California, United States. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]

Meanwhile, watch the “UFC 203” weigh-ins here:

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.