UFC On Fuel 2 Results Recap: Main Card

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As stated in the prelims recap, generally we break these things down fight-by-fight but for this event we're going to switch it up a bit. This will cover most of the main card, with a separate recap coming later for the main event bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Thiago Silva. This will give a brief description of each fight, what might be next for each fighter, and whether the fight is worthy of a watch or not.

Brian Stann (12-4, 6-3 UFC) vs. Alessio Sakara (15-9, 1 NC, 6-6, 1 NC UFC)

Stann picked up a first-round knockout victory in a bout that Sakara was never really in. Stann stunned the Italian fighter with a hard right and two follow-up knees that planted Sakara on his back early. Sakara managed to stay alive for a minute or so, but some big left hands put him to sleep briefly and that was enough for the referee to jump in at the 2:26 mark. At this point, Stann could be in line to face the winner of Alan Belcher vs. Rousimar Palhares. Where Sakara goes from here is more of a mystery. You'll definitely want to check out this fight now.

Siyar Bahadurzada (21-4-1, 1-0 UFC) vs. Paulo Thiago (14-4, 4-4 UFC)

Bahadurzada introduced himself to UFC fans in style with a 42-second knockout of Thiago that won the knockout of the night bonus. The BOPE officer charged forward but got caught with a crushing right hand that flopped him on the mat face-first, unconscious. The UFC has wanted to match up Erick Silva and Bahadurzada for a while, and they could very well go in that direction after this. I think a logical matchup for Thiago at this point would be DaMarques Johnson. This is another bout that you should be watching ASAP.

Dennis Siver (20-8, 9-5 UFC) vs. Diego Nunes (17-3, 2-2 UFC)

Siver picked up a semi-close unanimous decision over Nunes in his featherweight debut. Both threw all sorts of flashy strikes, but Siver just landed more. No one was in any real danger at any point in the fight though. The win immediately establishes Siver as a top featherweight, and a bout with Erik Koch would be a lot of fun. Nunes will take a step back in the division and could possibly meet Bart Palaszewski next. You can probably save this bout for later if you don't choose to skip it entirely.

Check out the rest of the main card plus more event coverage from Bloody Elbow after the jump.

SBN coverage of UFC on Fuel 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva

John Maguire (18-3, 2-0 UFC) vs. DaMarques Johnson (16-10, 4-4 UFC)

Maguire pulled of a snazzy second-round armbar finish of Johnson and picked up the $50,000 submission of the night bonus. Johnson was looking for a kimura from the bottom, and Maguire countered beautifully by jumping across and snatching up an armbar, leading Johnson to tap immediately at the 4:40 mark of round two. T.J. Waldburger sounds like a great next opponent for Maguire, while I think Johnson should meet Paulo Thiago as mentioned above. Even though this won sub of the night, all the other nice finishes on the card probably mean you can watch this later.

Brad Pickett (21-6, 1-1 UFC) vs. Damacio Page (15-7, 0-2 UFC)

Pickett submitted Page with a rear naked choke at 4:05 of the second round. This bout won the fight of the night bonus, due to the incredible pace and non-stop action. Pickett landed a bunch of bombs on Page throughout the fight, including one that led to the finish. After hurting "The Angel of Death" with a shot, Pickett jumped on his back and sunk in the fight-winning choke. If Brian Bowles is uninjured, a Pickett/Bowles fight sounds awesome. Page is now on a three-fight losing streak and is in danger of being released. This is a bout you'll want to watch right now.

More Bloody Elbow coverage:

UFC on Fuel 2 Results: Sunday Morning Perspective - T.P. Grant

Alexander Gustafsson Vs. Thiago Silva Fight Video Highlights From UFC On Fuel 2 - Anton Tabuena

Brian Stann Vs. Alessio Sakara Fight Video Highlights From UFC On Fuel 2 - Anton Tabuena

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Is Alexander Gustafsson Really Ready For A Title Shot, Really? - Kid Nate

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Winners And Losers - Tim Burke

UFC On Fuel TV: Gustafsson Vs. Silva - Results And Post-Fight Analysis - Brent Brookhouse

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Pickett, Page, Bahadurzada, Maguire Earn 50k Bonuses - Tim Burke

UFC On Fuel 2 Post-Fight Press Conference Video And Coverage - Tim Burke

Bad Boy Presents Bloody Elbow Radio - Episode 154: UFC On FUEL TV 2 Results Review - Matt Bishop

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Alexander Gustafsson Wins Unanimous Decision Over Thiago Silva - Tim Burke

UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva - Live Results And Play-By-Play For Fuel Broadcast - Brent Brookhouse

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Brian Stann Knocks Out Alessio Sakara - Tim Burke

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Siyar Bahadurzada Knocks Out Paulo Thiago In 42 Seconds - Tim Burke

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Dennis Siver Wins An Entertaining Decision Over Diego Nunes - Tim Burke

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: John Maguire Submits DaMarques Johnson With Beautiful Armbar - Tim Burke

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Brad Pickett Submits Damacio Page In Frenetic Affair - Tim Burke

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: James Head Submits Papy Abedi Late In The First - Tim Burke

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Cyrille Diabate Defeats Tom DeBlass By Majority Decision - Tim Burke

UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva - Live Results And Play-By-Play For Facebook Stream - Brent Brookhouse

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Francis Carmont Submits Magnus Cedenblad In Spirited Fight - Tim Burke

UFC on Fuel 2 Results: Reza Madadi Submits Yoislandy Izquierdo With A Guillotine - Tim Burke

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Simeon Thoresen Chokes Out Besam Yousef In Round Two - Tim Burke

UFC On Fuel 2 Results: Jason Young Takes Decision Over Eric Wisely - Tim Burke

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