The fourth fight of the night at UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes is Ednaldo Oliveira vs. Gabriel Gonzaga. This is a heavyweight fight, meaning neither fighter may weigh more than 266 pounds. This bout is airing on FX. The referee in charge of the action is Dan Miragliotta.
ROUND 1 - Both fighters open orthodox. Not a lot of action to open the frame. Gonzaga blocks a punch and uses a single leg dump to put Oliveira on his back. Oliveira is able to stand for a moment before Gonzaga yanks him to the mat. Gonzaga on top in half guard now. Oliveira tries to stand off a post, but Gonzaga snatches the rear naked choke, flattens Oliveira out and that's a wrap.
Gabriel Gonzaga defeats Ednaldo Oliveira by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:22 of round 1.
UFC 142 RIO results:
Gabriel Gonzaga defeats Ednaldo Oliveira by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:22 of round 1
Yuri Alcantara defeats Michihiro Omigawa by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Mike Pyle defeats Ricardo Funch by TKO (referee stoppage) at of round 1
Felipe Arantes defeats Antonio Carvalho by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)