Tony Ferguson beats Rafael dos Anjos in Mexico UFC main event

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Tony Ferguson vs. Rafael dos Anjos. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The UFC again landed in Mexico City Nov. 5 for the finale of the third season of TUF Latin America. In the main event, Tony Ferguson bested former lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos by unanimous decision. The co-main event saw Diego Sanchez beat Marcin Held in a great bout also by unanimous decision.

Earlier in the evening, Charles do Bronx opened a big lead over Ricardo Lamas with his BJJ, but wound up being surprised by a tight guillotine that made him tap out in R2. Alexa Grasso, undefeated in MMA and deemed one of Mexico’s biggest hopes in the sport, debuted in the league and easily defeated Heather Jo Clark by unanimous decision.

In the preliminary card, Felipe Sertanejo and Erik “Goyto” Perez had a level match, but the latter had the edge in the split decision. Douglas D’Silva returned to the cage from a long hiatus to knock out Henry Briones with a nice elbow followed by a spinning punch.

Martín Bravo beat Claudio Puelles via TKO in R2 to win this season of The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 and secure a contract with the UFC to fight as a lightweight.

TUF Latin America 3 Finale: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson

Tony Ferguson def. Rafael dos Anjos by decision
Diego Sanchez def. Marcin Held by decision
Ricardo Lamas def. Charles D Bronx by submission in R2
Martín Bravo def. Claudio Puelles by TKO in R2
Beneil Dariush def. Rashid Magomedov by decision
Alexa Grasso def. Heather Jo Clark by decision

Preliminary card
Érik Pérez def. Felipe Sertanejo by decision
Joe Soto def. Marco Beltrán by submission in R1
Max Griffin def. Erick Montaño by TKO in R1
Douglas D’Silva def. Henry Briones by KO in R3
Sam Alvey def. Alex Nicholson by decision
Marco Polo Reyes def. Jason Novelli by decision
Enrique Barzola def. Chris Avila by decision

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