UFC Fight Night 50: Mousasi vs Souza takes place this Friday, September 5th at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.
The 9-fight card begins at 7 P.M. ET/ 4 P.M. on Fox Sports 1, and concludes with a 5-round middleweight rematch between #7 Gegard Mousasi (34-4-2) and #4 Ronald “Jacare” Souza (20-3, 1 NC).
Alistair Overeem (37-13, 1 NC) hopes to continue a new road to the UFC heavyweight title as he faces fellow veteran heavyweight, Ben Rothwell (33-9) in the co-main event.
Also on the 4-fight main card airing on FOX Sports 1, a second heavyweight contest between knockout artists: Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis (11-2, 1 NC) and Matt Mitrione (7-3).
And kicking off the main card is a lightweight bout between Joe Lauzon (23-9) and TUF 15 winner, Michael Chiesa (11-1).
Originally a 10-fight card on Fox Sports 1, but due to Charles Oliveira not being cleared by the doctors on fight day, the featured preliminary bout against Nik Lentz was cancelled.
Live results will be posted as they happen on fight night.
UFC Fight Night 50 Full Results:
- Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi via Submission (guillotine choke)–Round 3, 4:30
- Ben Rothwell def. Alistair Overeem via Knockout (punch)–Round 1, 2:19
- Matt Mitrione def. Derrick Lewis via Knockout (punches)–Round 1, 0:41
- Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa via TKO (doctor stoppage)–Round 2, 2:14
- John Moraga def. Justin Scoggins via Submission (guillotine choke)–Round 2, 0:47
- Al Iaquinta def. Rodrigo Damm via TKO (strikes)–Round 3, 2:41
- Rafael Natal def. Chris Camozzi via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Chris Beal def. Tateki Matsuda va Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Chas Skelly def. Sean Soriano via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)