MMA, martial arts

Brazil vs USA: Davi Ramos, John Gunther fight at ‘UFC Fight Night 139’

The Ultimate Fighting Championship held “UFC Fight Night 139” at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, United States on November 10, 2018. The fight card featured 12 mixed martial arts matches, three of which were female matches.

In the fourth bout of the evening, Davi “Tasmanian Devil” Ramos, 32, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil faced John “The Machine” Gunther, 32, of Cleveland, Ohio, United States. They battled it out in the lightweight division.

Blue Corner

Born in Rio de Janeiro on November 5, 1986, Ramos is representing Team Nogueira. He is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Cesar Guimaraes.

Ramos previously competed in Bellator MMA. “UFC Fight Night 139” marked his fourth bout in the UFC.

Red Corner

Gunther was originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. He is representing Strong Style Fight Team.

The Cleveland resident previously compete in Big Guns. “UFC Fight Night 139” marked his first official bout in the UFC after his successful bout in Dana White’s Contender Series.

Fight Result

Referee Tom Johnson put a stop to the lightweight bout between Ramos and Gunther at 1:57 of Round 1. The Brazilian fighter submitted his American opponent via rear-naked choke.

Winning at “UFC Fight Night 139” improved Ramos’s professional MMA record to 9 wins and 2 losses. It was his third win in the UFC.

This made Ramos the first fighter to defeat Gunther in a professional MMA bout. The latter now has 5 wins and 1 loss.

“UFC Fight Night 139” Main Events

In the co-main event of the evening, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, 35, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States and Mike “Platinum” Perry, 27, of Orlando, Florida, United States battled it out in the welterweight division. The fighter from Albuquerque submitted his opponent from Orlando via armbar at 4:46 of Round 1.

In the main event, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung, 31, of Seoul, South Korea and Yair “El Pantera” Rodriguez, 26, of Chicago, Illinois, United States competed in the featherweight division. The American contender knocked out his Korean opponent via elbow at 4:59 of Round 5.

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