Czech Republic’s David Dvořák earns 1st UFC win, decisions Brazil’s Bruno Silva at ‘UFC Fight Night 170’ in Brasília

Bruno Silva, David Dvořák (©UFC)

Bruno Silva, David Dvořák (©UFC)

David “Killa Khroust” Dvořák, 27, of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic was one of the winners at “UFC Fight Night 170,” which was also called “UFC on ESPN+ 28.” It was Czech mixed martial artist’s first victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Featuring 12 MMA bouts, the UFC held “UFC Fight Night 170” at the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasília, Brazil on March 14, 2020. In the second bout of the evening, Dvořák competed in the flyweight division against Bruno “Bulldog” Silva, 30, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Julio Catarino served as the referee. After three five-minute rounds, the flyweight contest was left in the hands of the three judges, who all scored it 29-28.

In the end, Catarino raised the hand of Dvořák. The Czech MMA fighter was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Losing to Dvořák downgraded the professional MMA record of Silva to 10 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw. It was the Brazilian MMA fighter’s second consecutive loss in the UFC.

On the other hand, Dvořák now has 18 wins and 3 losses. He made his UFC debut at “UFC Fight Night 170.”

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

Silva was one of the 12 hometown fighters. Dvořák solely represented Czech Republic.

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.

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