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UFC Fight Night 58 Results: Lyoto Machida Wrecks CB Dollaway With a Body Kick in Round 1, Barao Submits Gagnon

UFC Fight Night 58 is the last UFC event of year, but it’s not exactly a “YEAR-END EVENT!” worth getting excited about. It’s more like that last bit of food of your plate after a long, arduous dinner, and you have no real interest in cramming it down your throat — in fact, the very thought of doing that makes you want to barf — but come on, you’re not really going to leave one bite on your plate, are you? Who does that? It’s just one bite! Eat it!

Anyway, tonight’s card comes to us live from the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and features Lyoto Machida vs. CB Dollaway, Renan Barao vs. Mitch Gagnon, Shoe Face vs. Brawlin’ Barista, and Erick Silva vs. Uncredited Non-Wiki Victim #3. Papa Goldstein will be plugging in all the UFC Fight Night 58 results after the jump, and we might even liveblog the fights we’ve mentioned above, if we feel like it. Follow us after the jump, refresh the page periodically for the latest updates, and follow us on twitter for even more commentary.

MAIN CARD RESULTS (FOX SPORTS 1, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT)
- Lyoto Machida def. C.B. Dollaway via TKO (body kick and punches), 1:02 of round 1
- Renan Barao def. Mitch Gagnon via submission (arm-triangle choke), 3:53 of round 3
- Patrick Cummins def. Antonio Carlos Junior via unanimous decision (30-27 x 3)
- Rashid Magomedov def. Elias Silverio via TKO, 4:57 of round 3
- Erick Silva vs. Mike Rhodes via submission (arm triangle choke), 1:15 of round 1
- Daniel Sarafian def. Antonio dos Santos Jr. via TKO (injury/dislocated finger), 1:01 of round 2

PRELIM RESULTS
- Marcos Rogerio de Lima def. Igor Pokrajac via TKO, 1:59 of round 1
- Renato Carneiro def. Tom Niinimaki via submission (rear-naked choke), 3:30 of round 2
- Hacran Dias def. Darren Elkins via unanimous decision (29-28 x 2, 30-27)
- Leandro Issa def. Yuta “Ulka” Sasaki via submission (neck crank), 4:13 of round 2
- Tim Means def. Marcio Alexandre Jr. via split decision (29-28 x 2, 28-29)
- Vitor Miranda def. Jake Collier via KO (head kick & punches), 4:59 of round 1

Erick Silva vs. Mike Rhodes

It’s the squash match we’ve all been waiting for. Let’s go.

Round 1: Silva fires a spinning back kick off the bell. He shoots for a takedown and gets it, but Rhodes has an arm around Silva’s neck. Silva escapes, establishes side control, then transitions to a arm-triangle choke in slick, effortless fashion. It’s over already. Rhodes is asleep. Man.

Jon Anik says some dumb shit about Silva launching into the welterweight rankings after that performance. Dude, Rhodes was a non-wiki grappling dummy who was already 0-2 in the UFC before tonight. This wasn’t a fight, it was a training exercise. Silva still hasn’t won two fights in a row during his entire UFC career. How ’bout we make that happen then talk about rankings?

Erick Silva def. Mike Rhodes via submission (“kata gatame choke”!), 1:15 of round 1.

Anik teases the big UFC announcement that will be revealed tonight, which is probably Rampage Jackson’s illegal return to the UFC.

And yep, they announce it. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is back in the UFC, God knows why. The idea of the UFC waging a legal battle in order to have Rampage back in the year 2015 is mind-bogglingly insane. What the hell is going on here?

Of course, the fact that they announced this on a Fight Night event that nobody’s watching tells you all you need to know about how “big” this announcement really is.

Uh. Fox Sports started having some technical difficulties after the Cummins fight. Anyway, I think we’re back to normal now.

Renan Barao vs. Mitch Gagnon

Round 1: Inside leg kick Gagnon. Barao returns one. Gagnon whips a lead hook. Outside leg kick Gagnon. Gagnon throws another hook and clinches, but Barao frees himself. Gagnon tries it again, same result. Gagnon with a storm of punches but Barao lands a nice counter. Barao catches Gagnon with counter hooks coming in. And a nice leg kick. It took Barao a couple minutes, but he’s got Gagnon’s timing down. Gagnon clinches with Barao against the fence, Barao escapes. Barao with a sharp leg kick. Gagnon dashes forward with punches. Barao misses a reverse kick. A bit of brawling, Gagnon lands an uppercut. Barao drops Gagnon with a punch and jumps on his back, but Gagnon gets to his feet and spins out of the position. Knee from Barao at the bell.

Round 2: Gagnon marches forward and Barao flings some wild punches to get him to back off. Gagnon clinches and moves Barao to the fence. Good knee from Gagnon. The ref breaks ‘em. Leg kick Barao. They trade uppercuts. They clinch against the fence, and Barao gets in a knee to the thigh before they separate. Gagnon stays aggressive, punching into clinches like usual. It’s not a bad strategy, but the crowd starts to boo the lack of action. The ref breaks them quickly. Barao and Gagnon swinging at each other like mad, Barao initiates the clinch this time, after getting tagged hard a couple times. Barao with a nice knee to Gagnon’s face. They struggle in clinch to the bell.

Round 3: Barao lands a leg kick then sort of hobbles away. Gagnon with a leg kick. He tries to clinch, gets in a knee to the body, and Barao separates. Brief tie-up against the cage. Barao tries a flying knee. They trade kicks. Gagnon wades in to clinch once more. I don’t know, man…that’s not going to be enough to convince the judges in Brazil, y’know? Gagnon doing his best to take Barao to the mat, but it’s just not happening. The ref breaks them once again. But now Barao shoots for a takedown and gets it. Gagnon is up. They trade knees in a clinch. Gagnon tries to flip Barao to the mat, but Barao takes *Gagnon* down. He looks for an arm-triangle choke, and sinks it. It’s over.

Renan Barao def. Mitch Gagnon via submission (arm-triangle choke), 3:53 of round 3

Lyoto Machida vs. CB Dollaway

Round 1: Dollaway slapping out with his left hand. He throws a fast high kick but misses. Machida SLUGS Dollaway in the gut with a left kick, and Dollaway is on his heels, wincing. Machida chases Dollaway to the fence and beats him to oblivion with punches. Flawless victory.

Lyoto Machida def. CB Dollaway via TKO, 1:02 of round 1.

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