Rick Story and Leonardo Mafra were the heaviest fighters on the UFC Fight Night 45 lineup, but the welterweights were still able to fight in with the lighter weight classes thanks to an energetic bout that ended with a second round submission.
Story put on a spectacular performance thanks to his strong wrestling, before choking out Mafra and getting the fans at the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey on their feet.
If you missed out on Story vs. Mafra, you can check out the video highlights by clicking here.
Below are the full results from UFC Fight Night 45 on Wednesday night:
click for play-by-play of each bout
- Donald Cerrone def. Jim Miller via KO (head kick) – Round 2, 3:31
- Edson Barboza def. Evan Dunham via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:06
- Rick Story def. Leonardo Mafra via submission (arm triangle) – Round 2, 2:12
- Joe Proctor def. Justin Salas via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:27
- John Lineker def. Alptekin Ozkilic via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 4:51
- Lucas Martins def. Alex White via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 2:08
- Gleison Tibau def. Pat Healy via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- Leslie Smith def. Jessamyn Duke via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:24
- Aljamain Sterling def. Hugo Viana via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 3:50
- Yosdenis Cedeno def. Jerrod Sanders via TKO (retirement) – Round 1, 5:00
- Claudia Gadelha def. Tina Lahdemaki via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)