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Brazil’s Renato Carneiro earns 6th UFC win, submits Sweden’s Damir Hadžović at ‘UFC Fight Night 170’ in Brasilia

Renato Carneiro, Osiris Maia (©UFC)

Renato Carneiro, Osiris Maia (©UFC)

Renato “Moicano” Carneiro, 30, of Brasília, Federal District, Brazil was one of the winners at “UFC Fight Night 170,” which was also called “UFC on ESPN+ 28.” It was the Brazilian mixed martial artist’s sixth victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Featuring 12 MMA bouts, the UFC held “UFC Fight Night 170” at the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasília on March 14, 2020. In the ninth bout of the evening, Carneiro competed in the lightweight division against Damir “The Bosnian Bomber” Hadžović, 33, of Denmark and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Osiris Maia served as the referee. He put a stop to the lightweight contest after 44 seconds in the first round.

Carneiro submitted Hadžovic via rear-naked choke. It was the eighth fastest submission in the history of the UFC’s lightweight division.

Losing to Carneiro downgraded the professional MMA record of Hadžovic to 13 wins and 6 losses. It was the Bosnian-Danish MMA fighter’s fourth loss in the UFC.

On the other hand, Carneiro now has 14 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw. It was his ninth UFC bout.

Including Brazil, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Denmark, 12 countries were represented at “UFC Fight Night 170.” The others were  Canada, Czech Republic, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, the United States and Venezuela.

Hadžovic solely represented both Bosnia and Herzegovina and Denmark. Carneiro was one of the 12 hometown fighters.

In the main event of the evening, Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira, 30, of Guarua, Sao Paulo, Brazil submitted Kevin “The Motown Phenom” Lee, 27, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA via guillotine choke. They battled it out at a catch weight of 158.5 lbs with Mike Beltran as the referee.

Gilbert “Durinho” Burns, 33, of Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil knocked out Demian Maia, 42, of Santana de Parnaiba, Sao Paulo via punches in a welterweight contest, which was the co-main event. Osiris Maia was the third man in the octagon.

Before “UFC Fight Night 170,” Krylov defeated five opponents in the UFC. They were Tom Niinimaki, Zubaira Tukhugov, Jeremy Stephens, Calvin Kattar and Cub Swanson.

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